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Our favorite Canadian red wine

Before jumping on the main topic, let us have the know-how of what is wine and red wine specifically.

Wine

Wine is an alcoholic drink made fermenting grape or date juice. Yeast is the cause of fermentation, consumes the sugar present in grapes, and converts it into alcoholic group ethanol, carbon dioxide, and heat. Different kinds of grapes and yeasts are used to carry on the experiments of producing

Red wine

Red wine, having a dark bloody texture, is made from dark-colored grapes. There is a color range among red wines as well. They can range from violet to brick red.

Canadian red wine

Various countries are well known for their wine production. So is Canada. Canada is one of the largest producer of ice wine. Canadian red wine is one of the popular red wines among this community. Some of the well-known wines of Canada are written below.

Redstone’s 2012 Limestone Vineyard Pinot Noir

Mission Hill’s 2011 Martin’s Lane Pinot Noir

Mission Hill’s 2014 Reserve Merlot ($30).

2014 Okanagan Riesling Icewine ($53).

Burrowing Owl’s 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon ($46).

Henry of Pelham’s 2015 Chardonnay Estate ($20)

2015 Henry of Pelham Speck Family Reserve Baco Noir ($25

Henry of Pelham’s 2012 Cuvée Catharine Estate Blanc de Blanc ($45

Quail’s gate’s 2015 Boswell Syrah ($55)

Thirty Bench’s award-winning 2015 Small Lot Wood Post Riesling ($30)

Okanagan crush pad, Haywire Vintage Bub 2013 (Red Squirrel)

Inniskillin Gold Vidal Icewine 2016 (Liberty)

 Pelee island winery Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot 2012 (Hallgarten)

Stratus Cabernet Franc 2015 (Bibendum)

LaStella Fortissimo 2014 (Flint)

Le Vieux Pin Equinox Syrah 2014 (Flint)

Quail’s Gate Estate Quail’s Gate Pinot Noir 2016 (Berkmann

 Da Silva Vineyards Chenin Blanc-Viognier 2016 (unrepresented)

Wild Goose Vineyards Autumn Gold White Wine Blend 2016

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Chardonnay 2015 (Fairview Wines)

Review of Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean, a wine reviewer and food pairing, gave her reviews regarding the best wines of Canada. According to her the best wines of Canada are:

1. Aces Seven Deuce Red Meritage 2009

Origin: V.Q.A., Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada

Alcoholic percentage: 13.7%

Extra dry sweetness

750 ml

2013‐2016 year

2. Monster Vineyards Poplar Grove Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc 2009

Origin: V.Q.A., Okanagan Valley, Bc, Canada

Alcoholic percentage: 14.6%

 Sweetness: Dry

750 ml

2012‐2015

 

3. Palatine Hills Estate Winery Proprietors Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

Origin: V.Q.A., Niagara Lakeshore, Ontario, Canada

Alcohol percentage: 12.8 %

Sweetness: Extra dry

750 ml

Year: 2011‐2015

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