Category: white wine

🍷  TGIF! Enjoying this vegan-friendly $17 Yealands Sauvignon Blanc (89 pts) from New Zealand tonight. Fresh, new label for this delicious wine. Available at LCBO now. Full review:

2015 Casa de Darei “Lagar de Darei” Private Selection Branco

Enjoying my Portuguese juice with my slithery friend here. Tropical notes of pineapple and key lime on the nose along with hints of Meyer lemon, celery, and even some celery salt. Underripe pineapple, key lime, Meyer lemon, and stone on the palate. 

3/5 bones


Encruzado (40%), Cerceal (21%), Malvasia (18%), Bical (12%), Gouveio (9%)

13.5% abv


🍷  My top wine picks from December 7 LCBO VINTAGES Release are now posted on the blog. Fine wines for festive get-togethers + fizz + lots more:

🍷 Happy Wine Wednesday! Enjoying this excellent 2018

Jean-Max Roger Cuvée Marnes et Caillottes Sancerre

(92 pts) from Loire tonight. Coming to LCBO VINTAGES Dec. 7. Full review here:

🍷  Enjoying this excellent 2007

Rolly Gassmann Rotleibel de Rorschwihr Auxerrois (92 pts) from Alsace. Great buy at $20. Full review here:

🍷  My top wine picks from November 23 LCBO VINTAGES Release are now posted. Coveted, Iconic Wines for the cellar or gift-giving is the theme + plus lots more:

2017 Beatrice & Pascal Lambert Chinon Blanc Domaine

Taking on this Monday LIKE A BOSS with this lovely Chenin from the Loire. Green apples, white flowers, lemon, and wax on the nose. Nice acidity with the lemon, apple, and wax notes on the palate. 

4/5 bones


Chenin Blanc


2017 Estate Argyros Atlantis White

Sup. It’s Thirsty Thursday, y’all. Going Greek for this one. Full nose of lemon curd, whiff of wet beach – sea salt, sea shells, rocks – hint of macadamia nuts, and crisp apple. More sea notes on the palate – sea salt and sea shells with lemon acidity and Granny Smith apples on the finish. 

3/5 bones


90% Assyrtiko, 5% Athiri, 5% Aidani

13% abv

Santorini, GREECE

🍷 Happy Monday! Enjoying this fine $17

Elderton E Series Chardonnay

from Australia tonight. Available in LCBO VINTAGES now. Full review:

🍷  My top wine picks from November 9 LCBO VINTAGES Release are finally posted. Top California wines featured + lots more. It’s a big one!