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Wine Picks April 22, 2016

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Note: This batch of wine reviews is not part of the bi-weekly Vintages Releases. Instead, it's a collection of wines outside the Vintages section in store (general list) or wines sent to me directly from wineries that may not yet be available in liquor stores. Click on the Winery or Wine Agency link to get more info.

Dessert Wine

Karlo Estates Van Alstine White 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Drink: 2013 - 2020 1111 18% M 375 mL $45.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Karlo Estates Van Alstine Red 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2014 - 2019 18% S 750 mL $29.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Other Wines/Drinks

County Cider Co. Barrel-Aged Ice Cider 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% S 750 mL $50.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Broken Stone Winery Reserve Pinot Noir 2014, V.Q.A. Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 12% XD 750 mL $35.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Broken Stone Winery Cabernet Franc 2015, V.Q.A. Four Mile Creek, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 12% XD 750 mL $20.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Casa-Dea Estates Winery Gamay 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2017 13.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Half Moon Bay Winery Merlot 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Harwood Estate Winery Gamay 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2017 13.5% XD 750 mL $25.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Karlo Estates Three Witches 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $26.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Karlo Estates Merlot 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Karlo Estates Triumvirate 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $36.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Karlo Estates Nebbiolo 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $39.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Three Dog Winery Dog House Red 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Three Dog Winery Gamay 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2017 13.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Trail Estate Winery Gamay Noir 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $25.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Trail Estate Winery Single Barrel Reserve Pinot Noir 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: This gorgeous Prince Edward County Pinot Noir offers aromas of fresh earth, violets and dark cherry. Complex and balanced with a long finish. Pair with grilled chicken. Drink: 2015 - 2021 13.5% XD 750 mL $35.00 Score: 93/100. April 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Traynor Family Vineyard Alta Red 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada: A pleasant, medium-bodied Prince Edward County red wine with aromas and flavours of cranberry and tart cherry. Smooth with lots of juicy acidity for grilled chicken or planked salmon. Drink: 2015 - 2018 12.7% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 88/100. April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Waupoos Estates Winery Merlot 2011, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2013 - 2016 13.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Waupoos Estates Winery Baco Cabernet 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2017 13.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lighthall Vineyards Pinot Noir 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Drink: 2015 - 2020 335794 12.5% XD 750 mL $25.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Stanners Vineyard Four Mile Creek Pinot Noir 2016, Four Mile Creek, Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Drink: 2018 - 2022 11.5% XD 750 mL $30.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Devils Wishbone Winery Pinot Noir 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2013 - 2019 13% D 750 mL $20.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Stanners Vineyard Pinot Noir 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Pinot Noir food pairings: pork tenderloin with wild blueberry sauce. Drink: 2016 - 2018 437368 11.5% XD 750 mL $35.00 April 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Broken Stone Winery Kuepfer Vineyards Pinot Noir 2016, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Pinot Noir food pairings: rich meat dish such as roast lamb, thin crust pizza with Italian sausage or aeoli. Drink: 2015 - 2018 453308 12% D 750 mL $25.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Half Moon Bay Winery Pinot Noir 2016, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2014 - 2019 13% D 750 mL $20.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Karlo Estates Triumvirate Cabernet / Merlot 2015, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $36.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Stanners Vineyard Four Mile Creek Pinot Noir 2012, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A superb Prince Edward County Pinot Noir with fleshy ripe cherry and a hint of smoke. Tart cranberry and mocha on the finish. Pair with grilled chicken. Drink: 2013 - 2018 11.5% XD 750 mL $30.00 Score: 89/100. April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Broken Stone Winery Kuepfer Vineyards Pinot Noir 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Lots of sweet cherry-berry aromas and flavours on the nose and palate of this smooth, medium-bodied Prince Edward County Pinot Noir. Round and mouth-filling. Finishes with more sweet berry flavours and some bubblegum notes. Pair with roast chicken or turkey. Pinot Noir food pairings: rich meat dish such as roast lamb, thin crust pizza with Italian sausage or aeoli. Drink: 2015 - 2018 453308 12% D 750 mL $25.00 Score: 88/100. April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Keint-he Winery and Vineyards Queenston Road Pinot Noir 2012, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2013 - 2018 442814 12.8% XD 750 mL $30.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Stanners Vineyard Pinot Noir 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A beautiful expression of Prince Edward County Pinot Noir. This winery makes two exquisite pinots, this one from the Stanners Vineyard and a second from Four Mile Road Vineyard. Aromas of fleshy ripe cherry and spice with juicy, mouth-watering acidity for fresh seafood. Pinot Noir food pairings: pork tenderloin with wild blueberry sauce. Drink: 2016 - 2018 437368 11.5% XD 750 mL $35.00 Score: 92/100. April 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Huff Estates Winery Reserve Pinot Noir 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled salmon, roast chicken. Drink: 2014 - 2018 489708 12% D 750 mL $35.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Huff Estates Winery Gamay 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Gamay food pairings: grilled salmon, antipasto plate, meaty tomato based pasta, roasted turkey. Drink: 2013 - 2018 423335 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Stanners Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2012, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Drink: 2014 - 2018 427997 13% D 750 mL $25.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Keint-he Winery and Vineyards Portage Pinot Noir 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Pinot Noir food pairings: veal chops, grilled duck sausages, pork tenderloin, barbecued lamb sirloin, grilled carrot mash and spring greens purée. 373415 12% XD 750 mL $30.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Broken Stone Winery Pinot Noir 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Drink: 2016 - 2019 13.5% D 750 mL $18.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Casa-Dea Estates Winery Reserve Cabernet Franc 2011, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Drink: 2013 - 2018 241612 12.4% XD 750 mL $19.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Devils Wishbone Winery Incarnate Red 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2014 - 2019 442830 13% D 750 mL $18.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Devils Wishbone Winery Pinot Noir 2012, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2013 - 2019 13% D 750 mL $20.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Half Moon Bay Winery Pinot Noir 2012, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2014 - 2019 13% D 750 mL $20.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosés

Devils Wishbone Winery Pinot Gris Rose 2015, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2017 D 750 mL $18.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Devils Wishbone Winery Pinot Gris Rose 2016, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2017 D 750 mL $18.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Keint-He Winery & Vineyard Portage Rosé 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2014 - 2016 13.5% D 750 mL $18.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Trail Estate Winery Pinot Noir Rosé 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2014 - 2016 13.5% D 750 mL $21.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Traynor Family Vineyard Rosé 2015, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2016 13.5% D 750 mL $24.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Lighthall Vineyards Progression 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $20.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Casa-Dea Estates Winery Cuvee Sparkling 2016, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 261263 12.5% MD 750 mL $18.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lighthall Vineyards Progression 2016, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $20.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Huff Estates Winery Cuvée Peter F. Huff Sparkling 2012, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Drink: 2012 - 2019 198754 12% D 750 mL $39.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Casa-Dea Estates Winery Cuvee Sparkling 2015, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 261263 12.5% MD 750 mL $18.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Casa-Dea Estates Winery Pinot Grigio 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Drink: 2014 - 2017 237883 12.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Trail Estate Winery 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada: This is a Prince Edward County white wine blend of 90% Riesling and 10% Gewurztraminer. Aromatic and light-bodied with pleasing notes of fresh peach and lemon zest. Pair with seafood. Drink: 2013 - 2017 426841 13.1% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 88/100. April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Huff Estates Winery South Bay Chardonnay 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Drink: 2014 - 2020 88955 12.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 April 2016. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Karlo Estates Lake On The Mountain Riesling 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Drink: 2014 - 2018 12% D 750 mL $22.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Trail Estate Winery Riesling 2015, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $20.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Devils Wishbone Winery Wicked White 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2014 - 2017 442822 13% D 750 mL $18.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Devils Wishbone Winery Riesling 2015, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2019 13% D 750 mL $18.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Karlo Estates Lake On The Mountain Riesling 2015, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Drink: 2015 - 2020 12% D 750 mL $22.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lighthall Vineyards Reserve Chardonnay 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Drink: 2014 - 2018 278226 13% XD 750 mL $25.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lighthall Vineyards Reserve Chardonnay 2016, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Drink: 2014 - 2018 278226 13% XD 750 mL $25.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Broken Stone Winery Simplicity Vidal 2016, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13% D 750 mL $15.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Karlo Estates Chardonnay 2016, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $25.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Broken Stone Winery Simplicity Vidal / Pinot Gris 2015, V.Q.A. Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13% D 750 mL $15.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Waupoos Estates Winery Auxerrois 2012, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2013 - 2016 13.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Broken Stone Winery Chardonnay 2015, V.Q.A. Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13% XD 750 mL $20.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Broken Stone Winery Riesling 2015, V.Q.A Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 10% M 750 mL $20.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Half Moon Bay Winery Riesling 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% D 750 mL $16.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Half Moon Bay Winery Unoaked Chardonnay 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $18.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Huff Estates Winery Riesling 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% D 750 mL $22.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Karlo Estates Chardonnay 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $25.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Karlo Estates Pinot Gris 2015, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2017 13.5% XD 750 mL $29.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Keint-He Winery & Vineyard Frost Road Chardonnay 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $25.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lighthall Vineyards Pinot Gris 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $25.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Stanners Vineyard Chardonnay 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $30.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Three Dog Winery Riesling 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% D 750 mL $17.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Three Dog Winery Pinot Grigio 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2017 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Trail Estate Winery Riesling 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $20.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Trail Estate Winery Barrel-Aged Chardonnay 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $32.00 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Traynor Family Vineyard Pinot Gris 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2017 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Traynor Family Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2015, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Traynor Family Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Drink: 2015 - 2018 13.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 April 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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