Wines of Canada

Robert's Selections reflects wines we have enjoyed in our home, at friends, or by dining out. Our selections are based on a glass or more of each wine in an enjoyable surrounding. I have included some wines tasted at the Vancouver Wine Festival. The Best Wines of 2016

Our Selections 2017

Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery

Creston, BC 2015 Récolte Blanche 
(bottle #3)
A fresh blend of Pinot Gris, Schoenburger, Kerner and Gewürztraminer. 96

Backyard Vineyards

Langley, BC 2015 Gewürztraminer On the nose you will encounter lychee, papaya and passion fruit. Tropical notes abound 96

Hidden Bench Vineyards

Beamsville, ON Estate Chardonnay 2014 Wow, plays nicely on your taste buds and warms your heart 95

Blackwood Lane

Aldergrove, BC Vicuna Roja blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot from Osoyoos vineyards. A hearty wine with excellent wild berry aromas, intense flavours, good finish. 95


Kelowna, BC 2014 Riesling Perfect lemon and lime mineral flavours good from aroma to finish 95

Chaberton Estate

Langley, BC Reserve Bacchus 2016 A perfect summer wine. Rich in flaours. It starts with a nice aroma, tanalizes the taste buds with lime and pear. Followed by a smooth lasting finish. 97

Chaberton Estate

Langley, BC Reserve Bacchus 2015 A light refreshing wine of distinction 95

Chaberton Estate

Langley, BC 2016 Gamay Noir Wow. smooth and flavourful, red berries! 95

Chaberton Estate

Langley, BC 2015 Gamay Noir Rich flavours spicy aroma, a good wine 94

Chaberton Estate

Langley, BC 2013 Tribute Fortified wine,rich with flavours, berry,carmal 94


Oliver, BC Hypothesis 2012 A rich bold blend featuring Merlot,Cabernet Sauvignon and Cab Franc. Smooth very smooth 94

Moraine Estate

Naramata, BC Pinot Noir Black cherry, chocolate, lingonberry and tamarillos. 94


Oliver, BC Riesling 2014

Softly, refreshingly smooth, nice lingering finish of mineral and lime


Closson Chase

Prince Edward County, ON 2014 Block Chardonnay Opens with camel, and peach it dances on the taste buds with a creamy texture nice finish 94

Truis Winery

NOTL, ON* Show Case Riesling Extremely good, perfect on the pallet. 94

Pillitteri Estate

NOTL, ON* Reserve Vidal Icewine Wow, oh so good !! 94

Hester Creek

Oliver, BC Pinot Gris -Viognier Ah so good! Pear favours dominate 93


Kelowna, BC Small Lot Viognier 2015 A nice touch of sweetness. Good finish! 93

Gehringer Brothers

Oliver, BC Private Reserve Dry Riesling Fruity, peach, light and refreshing 92

Wild Goose Vineyards

Okanagan Falls, BC Merlot 2013 Flavours of plum and black current mingle with earth and smoky notes. The tannins are ripe but firm. 92

Chaberton Estate

Langley, BC Tribute 2013 A nice fortified wine.  Rich prune and blackberry aromas combine with a sweet caramel and mocha finish.   92

Seaside Pear Winery

Abbotsford, BC Landing Road Red Blend 2014 Flavours of blackberry and chocolate 86

Seaside Pear Winery

Abbotsford, BC Pinot Gris 2014 Flavours of green apple, citrus and melon 92

Tinhorn Creek

Oliver,BC 2015 Oldfield Reserve Chardonnay wide range of flavours, toasty pineapple, mango and peach, as well as vanilla and caramel 91

Jackson Triggs Niagara

NOTL, ON* Grand Reserve Chardonnay Impressive, with nice fruity flavours 90

Sperling Vineyards

East Kelowna Old Vine Riesling 2013 Also impressive, fruity flavours sweet 90

Wellbrook Winery

Delta Iced Apple A sweet dessert wine. Perfect level of sweetness.. Smooth 90

Backyard Vineyards

Fraser Valley Riesling A nice smooth sipping wine, nice flavours 90

Coli Estate Wines

Lake Erie North Shore Lily Sparkling Flavours of apple, melon, apricot and citrus, with lingering apple and peach notes on the long finish. 90

Pillitteri Estate

NOTL, ON* Cabernet Franc 2014 Very smooth, perfect flavouring 90

Sea Star Estate

Pender Island Poetry 2014 Estate Maréchal Foch and Pinot Noir grapes are blend with raseberry blackberry to form this well balanced perfected sweet wife 90

Sperling Vineyards

East Kelowna Brut 2010 Nice aroma with a good kick 88


Fraser Valley Merlot 2014 Easy sipping, very mellow 88

Peller Estate

NOTL, ON* Private Reserve Cabernet Franc 2014 Medium-bodied with black cherry and plum flavours. Spice, blackberry and dried herb notes linger on the finish. 88

Backyard Vineyards

Langley, BC Porch Wine Fortified red dessert wine  hints of spice, and mint on the nose followed by notes of blueberries, figs, pomegranates, and cranberries on the mid palate. 86

Mark Anthony Cellars

Okanagan, BC Diabolica Red Wine Interesting, sweet berry fruit flavours with vanilla and dark chocolate notes followed by a smooth finish 86

Chaberton Estate

Langley, BC Pinot Gris 2015 Soaked in skins to provide a salmon colour. I did not find it reflected a candied fruit as the bottle states Its smooth and provided hints of apricots and grapefruit 84

* Niagara on the Lake, Ontario

Best of 2016

Robert's Selections 2016

Robert's Selections 2015

Best of 2015

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