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Our Selections 2016

Robert's Selections reflects wines we have enjoyed in our home, at a friends or dining out. This means our selections are based on a glass or more of each wine in a relaxed and enjoyable surrounding. The Best Wines of 2016

 

Hester Creek Golden Mile Pinot Blanc 2015 a nice white. hints of green apple and peach 88
Singletree Fraser Valley 2015 Homestead a blend of Pinot Gris,Grüner Veltliner,Chardonnay and Kerner from Okanagan vineyards. Pineapple flavours with mango.. Excellent 92
Chaberton Estate Fraser Valley 2014 Bacchus Reserve Oh the flavour, peachy,sensational! 95
Chaberton Estate Fraser Valley 2015 Reserved Gewürztraminer from Blind Bhatt Vineyard located in Naramata. Nice flavours crisp and delicious 92
Chaberton Estate Fraser Valley 2015 Gamay Noir nice aroma, strong berry flavours a very good wine 94
Chaberton Estate Fraser Valley Reserve 2015 Siegerrebe beautiful aroma, smooth satisfying wine 90
Chaberton Estate Fraser Valley AC 2012 a blend of 50% Merlot and Cabernet Franc 88
Chaberton Estate Fraser Valley 2014 Siegerrebe Dessert rich, smooth sensational. 93
Sea Star Vineyards Pender Island 2015 Salish Sea A white blend of Ortega and Siegerrebe. Nice aromas of melon, peach and grapefruit. Light and easy on the taste buds. 94
Sea Star Vineyards Pender Island 2015 Ortega Ahhh! A really outstanding wine. Grown on the Island blend with Muller-Thurgau and Siegerrebe 95
Tawse Niagara-on the Lake 2014 Sketches Riesling A very aromatic wine with notes of honeysuckle, melon, guava and pineapple on the nose. These aromas are followed by ginger, minerality and meyer lemon on the palate.summer patio sweet wine 92
Evolve Okanagan 2014 Pinot blanc aroma of Granny Apple hints of melon 82
Tantalus Kelowna 2014 Riesling nice aromas, fruity and refreshing 90
Henry of Pelham Family Estate Winery Niagara ON White House Wine CO 14 Riesling Pinot Grigio nice a soft sweet wine great for summer 84
Chateau de Charmes   Niagara ON Generation Seven 2013 white a blend of 4 grapes, nice floral aroma refreshing 84
Prospect Winery Okanagan 2014 Pinot Grigio flavours of peaches, nice aroma, mineral finish. 84
Backyard Vineyards Fraser Valley 2015 Gewürztraminer perfect. a nice smooth wine for summer 93
Township 7 Naramata 2015 Sauvignon Blanc a refreshing smooth flavourful wine-notes of grapefruit/gooseberry 93
Township7 Fraser Valley Gewürztraminer 2014 An excellent wine, rich and smooth floral flavours 92
Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery Creston 2015 Récolte Blanche  A fresh blend of Pinot Gris, Schoenburger, Kerner and Gewürztraminer. 96
Time Okanagan Chardonnay Aromas of pineapple, vine-ripened melon, and honeysuckle 84
Mt Lehman Fraser Valley 2014 Tapestry a nice white wine blend. Good flavours 84
La Frenz Naramata Riesling 2014 nice flavours of green apple, honey, lime and flower blossoms.  86
Seven Stones Similkameen Chardonnay 2011 Light and refreshing nectarine and pineapple 88
Bordertown S Okanagan Pinot Blanc 2014 Crisp and aromatic. good fruit flavours 87
The View Okanagan 2014 Silver Lining Estate Rosé a fresh flavourful wine. On the sweet side 88
The View Okanagan 2014 Distraction Frizzant dry, sparkling wine made from Pinotage, Gewürztraminer and Ehrenfelser a good patio wine on a summer day 90
The View Okanagan Hail Mary 2013 Limited release 2013 only A very good wine  Muller-Thurgau  and Riesling 90
The View Okanagan Gewürztraminer 2014 Good aroma, nice tropical fruit. Sparkling touch 87
The View Okanagan Voulez View Blanc 2014 Smooth, strong citrus flavours, hints of spice 90
The View Okanagan Pinotage Reserve 2014 spicy with black cherry 84
Intersection Oliver Alluvia 2012 Unfiltered Merlot, applauded by friends, good structure. Will excel with age 92
Blackwood Lane Fraser Valley Merlot 2010 good aromas, nice body classic Merlot 87
Blackwood Lane Fraser Valley 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Another spectacular wine from Carlos Lee 92
Blackwood Lane Fraser Valley 2012 Riesling Refreshing citrus flavours 86
Blackwood Lane Fraser Valley Portance Merlot a fortified wine delicious 86
Kraze Legz Vineyards Skaha OK

Reserved 2012 Impulsion

Smooth, rich black cheery, hints of dark chocolate 90
LA Stella Okanagan 2014 Leggiero un-oaked chardonnay, a light fruity wine; most enjoyable 89
Jackson-Triggs Niagara
2014 Grand Reserve Riesling Icewine
You have to love this fine icewine. I did 94
Jackson-Triggs Okanagan
Riesling-Gewürztraminer
what a blend smooth slightly sweet and oh so good 96
Time Estate Okanagan Cabernet Franc classic dark fruit characteristics. full bodied 92
Serendipity Naramata Pinot Grigio 2013 Smooth favourable, Aromas of pear and citrus rind good finish 94
Tinhorn Creek Golden Mile Pinot Gris 2014 The nose is very expressive giving off aromas of pineapple, white peach and pear. Nice tropical flavours with a lovely honey finish 94
Lariana Cellars Okanagan 2014 Viognier A very good wine, strong grapefruit flavours. 89
Stonechurch Niagara Cabernet Merlot yet blackberry dominates 86
Henry of Pelham Niagara Cabernet-Merlot Estate 2012, Short Hills Bench  Lucky to have received this wine, bold sleek hints of raspberry and vanilla  88
McWatters Collection Okanagan Meritage 2012 Magnificent! A must buy wine, exceptional balance and favours 96
Blasted Church Okanagan Pinot Gris So good, bouquet of ripe stone fruits with a hint of honey. smooth a touch of sweetness 93
40 Knots Vancouver Island Ortega 2015 Slightly off-dry, notes of honey and flavours of ripe honeydew and mango. 88
Sea Star Estate Pender Island Sea Star Siegerrebe 2014 Wow one of the better Siegerrebe, smooth and refreshing 93
Sea Star Estate Pender Ortega 2014 Tropical fruits abound, a soft refreshing experience 90
Venturi-Schulz Vancouver Island Long Shot 2013  Very nice blend of Kerner and pinot Gris nice citrus flavours 87
Eau Vivre Winery & Vineyards Similkameen Valley 2014 Cinq Blanc  50% Pinot Gris ,23% Viognier, 21% Sauvignon Blanc, 4% Riesling and 2% Gewurztraminer. Aromas of white peach, apricot and orange blossom. The palate delivers notes of apples,hints of citrus and tropical flavours 87

Robert's Selections 2015

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