Posts Tagged ‘LCBO’

2014 Kendall-Jackson Cabernet Sauvignon “Vintner’s Reserve”

“This lush, round and rich vintage is back by popular demand!” Vintage: 2014 Varietal: 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot, 1% Merlot & 1% Malbec Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Sonoma County State or country: CA/USA Price: $27.95 [Canadian] Available: In Ontario, Vintages # 331603 Review date: March 17, 2018 Review: This dark ruby wine has aromas of lush…

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Wine Review: La Crema Sonoma Coast 2015 Pinot Noir 

  Varietal:        Pinot Noir (100%? Region:          Sonoma Coast Producer:      La Crema Winery Alcohol:         13.9% This wine exhibits a deep ruby color with promising aromas of red cherry, blackberry and red pepper with some hints of spice; in the mouth, it offers multi-layers flavors of berries, plums,…

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Wine Review: La Crema Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2014

90/100 This is an impressive wine at price and production level; a great go-to for many occasions. This pinot noir delivers aromas of earthy notes, wild strawberry, with hints of red plum and rose petals, around a light, bright core; while remaining soft and smooth in texture and intensity; finishing with flavors of cherry, cola,…

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LCBO ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO

LCBO’s Chair Edward Waitzer announced this week the appointment of Dr. George Soleas PhD to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of the LCBO. “Dr. Soleas has successfully led many aspects of LCBO’s operations and built strong working relationships with suppliers and other key stakeholders.  At a time when LCBO faces significant opportunities…

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The 13th Edition of Anteprima Amarone – Verona

The 13th Edition of Anteprima Amarone was held in Verona on January 30 and 31st when 74 producers revealed their wines from the 2012 harvest to international press, industry insiders and general public. This preview was promoted by the Consortium of Valpolicella and was held at the beautiful historical Palazzo della Gran Guardia, Verona. In…

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Champagne Louis Roederer’s Cristal 2004 [June 2011 Tasting]

Roederer is one of the leading ‘Boutique’ Champagne houses, which became popular for their celebrated ‘Cristal’. Cristal became chic with celebrities, athletes, and hip hop artists. Originally founded in the late 18th century, Roederer’s consumers were predominately from the Russian community. In 1876, Tsar Alexander II, a great fan of Louis Roederer’s champagne, asked Roederer…

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