Juicy plum, cherry and raspberry married with vanilla, spice and heavy oak in this hearty Italian wine renowned for its big, velvety elegance and slightly sweet finish.
This youthful, juicy wine is high in acid and low in tannin and is best enjoyed young. Flavours of cherry, berries, and plum linger softly on the palate. Can be paired with traditional white wine foods.
Should be enjoyed young and slightly chilled, perfect for casual entertaining and light dinner parties..
Deep and medium-to-dark bodied, Cabernet Franc is a forerunner of Cabernet Sauvignon, so expect some of the latter’s lush flavours of plum, blackberry, raspberry, blueberry, sage, bay leaf, rosemary, tobacco, bell pepper, violets and eucalyptus to appear center stage. This wine is not heavy but extremely full-flavoured and almost velvety.
Cabernet Sauvignon is a full-bodied, dry wine with very little oak. Flavours of cassis, dark red berries, cedar, oak, violets, vanilla, and sometimes chocolate makes Cabernet Sauvignon the most popular red in the world.
Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot
Flavours of cassis, dark red berries, cedar, soft oak, violets, vanilla, and sometimes chocolate come together in this Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot blend. Adding Merlot introduces hints of blackberry and a long, complex finish.
Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz
Full-bodied and dry with little oak, Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz is one wine that is well worth the wait. The deep, rich flavours of Cabernet Sauvignon begin to emerge as cassis,cedar, violets, vanilla, and sometimes chocolate, while the Shiraz lends notes of black pepper, spice and ripe berries.
Gamay Noir is lately perfumed and sugary, with notes of tart cherries, raspberries, and ripe, red plums. Soft and medium bodied, this wine can be a little acidic, but that only adds to its versatility.
Light and sweet with strong flavours of berries, Grenache is a juicy and low tannin wine that is deceptively rich and well-rounded. The flavour is almost jamlike but only incidentally so. It has very little oak and very little musk, allowing all the brightness of the grape to come through but it stops short of being sugary sweet. The best word to describe the character of Grenache is ripe.
Full-fruited Malbec offers a rich character of lush plums, dark cherries and hints of espresso. Well-aged, it also may have hints of vanilla, cedar, and tobacco. Jamcoloured and juicy, this red wine has a velvety texture that makes it well-suited to romantic dinners and evenings by the fire, with food or without.
Fruity and rich with flavours of black cherry, plum, vanilla, oak, violets and hints of cedar, Merlot is a juicy, but dry wine with a velvety texture that makes it extremely friendly and easy to drink.
Full-bodied and smooth with a velvet texture, Pinot Noir is deep and dark with hints of cherries, raspberries, strawberries, plums and spice.
This Red Zinfandel has a rich character and a soft ruby, almost jewel-toned hue. It combines brambly raspberry and blackberry flavours, a savoury spiciness, and hints of chocolate and violets into a full-bodied, dry wine with little to no oak.
Flavours of mixed berries, black pepper, anise and vanilla tannins are tempered with a heavy oak in Shiraz. Spicy and dense with highlights of mint. This wine is an intense and full-bodied gem.
Valpolicella is a medium to full bodied red with a medium oak. This wine combines the deep flavours of tart cherries and other dark fruits with toasted oak and firm tannins.
Vieux Chateau du Roi
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Full-bodied yet surprisingly soft, Vieux Chateau du Roi is quick to mature and aggressive. A deep red hue, this wine is very complex. Flavours and aromas of ripe fruit, berries, plum, spice and oak seems to reveal themselves in layers.
Dry and full-bodied, Barolo has dark earthy notes and floral beauty, bursting with intense flavours of violet, rose, red cherry, truffle, and liquorice mingled with traces of tar, tobacco smoke, and toasted oak with a firm acidity.
Nature's Nectars House Blend
Cab/Sauv and Pint Noir