• BC Pinot Noir Averill Creek label detail

    Averill Creek Pinot Noir Vertical 2012-2005 #24

    Road Trip To A Rare Tasting At Averill Creek Caramel, blueberry. Bright fruit – good acid tannins very smooth and soft tangerine came out later. Beautiful wine – hold  – LC Sour cherries and savoury herbs. Leave in cellar – taste every two years and make sure there is a case left in 20 years […]

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    August 21, 2015 By admin
  • Van Westen Pinot Noir 2011 Label Detail

    A Van Westen Kitchen Tasting

    Along with a few other “usual wine suspects”, Margaret kindly invited me to an informal tasting of Van Westen wines in her Vancouver kitchen.  Her brother Robert, the winemaker, was in town and had brought some “treats” with him.  I had previously only tasted the Van Westen white blends at a crowded wine event so […]

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    January 29, 2014 By admin