Robert Bell's 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. . These are the wines we recommend for your enjoyment!


Our Selections 2019

The year 2019 began with light smooth wine from Seaside Pearl Farmgate winery. The Charlotte Estate Petite Milo 2017.

Softy honey and pineapple along with citrus tomes high-lite the wine.

 

 

Wow such a smooth wine  aromas of peach and honey, mingled with apple, kiwi and floral notes.  Its unique acidity stimulates the taste buds.

One of British Columbia's better Rieslings

 

When putting away the Christmas decorations under the stairs I came across this delightful wine from Evolve Cellars in Summerland

Evolve a project of Harry McWatters and ENCORE Vineyards Ltd.

The Pinot Blanc 2016 is a superior wine proving hints of Granny Smith apple, white peach, and pear followed by hints of grapefruit.

 


From Richmond BC Country Vines Winery comes this rather nice Pinot Gris.
The winery is owned by Holger family

The Pinot Gris 2016 was crushed and left to soak with the skins for 24 hrs providing a slight pink colour

The wine provides an array of nice citrus favours with a touch of honey.

 

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The wine Is a topical bend of 6 grapes.
Blend of 39% Gewürztraminer, 22% Pinot Gris, 18% Sauvignon Blanc, 14% Riesling, 7% Chardonnay Musqué

 Featuring aromas of ripe papaya, yellow plum, peach and honeysuckle, with a round mouthfeel and flavours of melon, starfruit, apple, lime, and spice with keen minerality.

Its gentle touch of sweetness will make a favourite patio wine this year for sure.

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The well established often award Black Hills Winery in BC's Okanagan is well know for its icon red Nota Bene. One can only savour in its luscious dark fruit, mocha, and baking spice flavours.

The 2015 vintage is considered to be one of the best!

The price is high around $68

Carmenere 2015 comes with a dark almost black colour. The aroma ahhh dark fruit all the way, maybe a touch of peppercorn . Its complexity makes it a most interesting wine.

Hints of chocolate at the finish

 

Another great wine with a price to match. Dark fruits cherry hints of Chocolate. 2015 was a good vintages Changes of finding it rare.

One friend had only one word to say "amazing"

 

Blackwood Lane's 2016 Viognier

We were lucky to have found a bottle of Blackwood Lane's 2016 Viognier. It is one of the best Viognier you can taste.

The grapes come from the Naramata Bench. Flavours of tangerines and peach with a long smooth finish.

The hot weather came and we opened a bottle of Chardonnay from Seaside Pearl Farmgate winery.

The wine is Unoaked and lightly golden in colour, richly textured ful creamy smoothl of fruit flavours.

We highly recommend this one.

 

 


The View in East Kelowna provides a delightful soft sipping wine. Three varitals, Gewürztraminer, Ehrenfelser and Riesling come together to create notes of melon peach and paer


 

Always a pleasure when visiting friends to experience a fine wine from Ontario. Château des Charmes Paul Bosc Estate Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016 is a very fine wine.

Notes of  ripe black cherry, blackberry, earthy florals and oak spice flavours on the palate.

 

 

 

 

The Best Wines of 2018

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