Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 269,264 strong:

Register Today!

Want to Taste 7 Unusually Great Wine & Food Pairings?

309,553Wine Reviews
269,264Members
30Seconds to join

The Foreign Affair Winery Dream 2013 Wine Review

The Foreign Affair Winery Dream 2013

The Foreign Affair Winery Dream 2013

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

  Add My Review


Price: $29.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.7%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: The Foreign Affair Winery

Agent: Epic Wines And Spirits Inc.

More Vintages: 2016  2015  2012  2012  2012 

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

StoreStock    
TECUMSEH & LAUZON32 Add
DUNDAS & JANE23 Add
HWY. 11B & WILLIAM STREET18 Add
GLENDALE & MERRITT16 Add
MIDLAND & PRINCESS14 Add
See More Edit
  • BCLDB
  • 212517
  • $23.70 
  • 39 bottles
StoreStock    
Richmond Brighouse17 Add
39th & Cambie9 Add
Fort Street9 Add
Kelowna Orchard Park4 Add
See More Edit

Reviews and Ratings

Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Wow. The 2013 vintage really packs a serious punch. 14.7% ABV. Appasimento style Merlot, Cab Sauv, Cab Franc dominant, from partially dried grapes. Great concentration, depth of flavours and complexity. Well structured, dry, full bodied, tangy and chewy mouthfeel. Cherry, Cassis, evergreen resin. Wonderful pairing with braised beef lasagna. Drinking very well at present. 91 points #Bespoketastings
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Heavenly ripe rich full-bodied "passito-style" red blend hailing from the Niagara Peninsula with plum, black cherry, cassis, allspice, anise, and faint tanned leather notes. Tannins and smooth with a creamy mouthfeel, deeply concentrated ripe black fruit and balanced acidity. Enjoy with roasted beef tenderloin. Tasted Dec 2017 by @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Aromas of dark berries, earthy beets, cedar, underwood, and a touch of black pepper and cocoa.

Flavours of black current jam with cocoa at the finish. The tannins are velvety and well integrated.

Tasted November 2017
From the Niagara Peninsula wine region, Foreign Affair's Dream (2013) is a red wine blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Some of the grapes were dried, as in the appasimento method of drying grapes and aged in barrel for over two years. The vineyard is located on a long narrow ridge of material deposited by the glacier that occupied the Lake Ontario basin approximately 13,000 years ago. - Community Wine Reviews

If you liked the The Foreign Affair Winery Dream 2013, you might also like these wines:

Recipes for The Foreign Affair Winery Dream 2013

WANT TO LEARN HOW TO

PAIR WINE
& FOOD?

Join me in a free online video class to learn the secrets to perfect pairings.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Duck Pond Red Wine
Pinot Noir 2016,
Oregon ...

Natalie MacLean

Canada's Most Quoted Wine Writer

Natalie MacLean is editor of Canada's largest wine review web site, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 269,264 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.

FEEL LOST IN THE

LCBO?

Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times

GOT A SMARTPHONE?

Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.

GET NAT'S APP

Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a fiesty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
Four-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award