Robert's Selections reflects wines we have enjoyed in our home in 2023, visiting friends, or dining out. Our selections are based on a glass or more of each wine in enjoyable surroundings. On numerous occasions our review takes into account the thoughts of our friends. These are wines we recommend for your enjoyment; not every bottle we open will make this list, only the best!
“Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.”– Ernest Hemingway, Death in the Afternoon
“The simplest definition of a great bottle of wine is when you feel sad because the bottle is empty.” ― Tony Margiotta
BackYard Vineyards 2020 Pinot Gris Patio Series
Some lovely tropical fruit flavours in this wine featuring papaya, guava and Necturine.. So smooth 92
BackYard Vineyards 2018 Nosey Neighbour White
A light freshing wine dominated by apple with hints of honey and pear. 90
Vineland Estate Cabernet Merlot Reserve 2016
IT is a dry combination of 43% Cabernet Sauvigon, 41.5% Cabernet Franc and 14% Merlot Lovely favours of Bing cherry and blueberry. Each sip brings out a different rush of favours 95
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