October 2016 Newsletter

Newsletter: October 2016 Edition

Pre Order! RQ 2017 Available Now

There are 4 amazing wines that are now available for you to pre-order.

France Cabernet Sauvignon – Release Date: December 2016
Born of “accidental” breeding in 17th century France, L’âge de l’ Élégance has inherited its flawless balance of subtlety and daring from its wildly rich parentage.
Complex and concentrated with spice notes, red fruit and vanilla on the nose.
This is a rich, full bodied wine with structured tannins and a long finish.

France Chardonnay – Release Date: January 2017
Centuries old, cultivated by French monks, and named for the village of Chardonnay, L’âgede la Grace is a wine that is both simple and regal. Densely textured with a steely Minerality and creamy mouthfeel. This is an unoaked Chardonnay with notes of citrus, honey and melon on the palate, finishing with crisp green apples.

France Merlot – Release Date: February 2017
Named after the French bird Merlau, this late 17th century wine is the epitome of L’âge du Luxe, known for being luxuriously ripe and soft.Ruby red colour with aromas of juicy blueberries and cherries on the nose. This luxurious wine features ripe cherries, blueberries, a touch of spice, and soft tannins on the palate.

France Sauvignon Blanc – Release Date: March 2017
Named from the French word “sauvage”, meaning “wild”, this valiant vine once grew wild in France. L’âge de la Vaillance is refreshingly crisp and dry. Pale lemon colour with pronounced aromas of grapefruit, grass and gooseberries. This classic wine is dry yet invigorating, with flavours of citrus and grassy notes on the palate.

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Did you know that “Butt” is a medieval unit of measure for wine. A butt load of wine is 129 gallons. Who knew?
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Pre – Order: Passport Series

 Order before October 31st to ensure you can make these delicious wines!

Syrah – Languedoc, France Release Date December 2016
Signature peppery bouquet, with raspberry and earthy notes; this classic varietal from Southern France is complex and harmonious with soft tannins. Flavours of blackberry and black cherry are accented with spicy black pepper and oak, hints of mint, herbs, mocha, and faint licorice on the finish.

Riesling – Clare Valley, Australia Release Date January 2017
Citrus aromas with underlying floral notes make for a fresh and vibrant aroma. Juicy lemon-lime flavours fill the palate, accented by orange blossom and apple notes, mineral tones, and a backbone of crisp,  energetic acidity. The subtle sweetness really makes the citrus sing in this succulent & refreshing white.

Nero D’Avola – Sicily, Italy Release Date January 2017
A lesser known Italian red wine grape, Nero D’Avola has long been a prized varietal in its native Sicily and in the last decade has been gaining favour in the rest of the world as a serious red, joining the ranks of big Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. Nero D’Avola offers aromas of ripe black fruit with notes of vanilla and smoke, and abundant flavours of ripe black cherry & plum with spicy accents, velvety tannins, and a long finish.

Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé – Sacramento County, California Release Date Feb 2017
Fresh strawberry on the nose, with watermelon and cranberry accents. This crisp, fragrant rosé carries juicy strawberry flavours and tart red fruit notes on the palate. Balanced and refreshing, with crisp acidity and a subtle minerality.

Kookaburra Red – Riverland Region, Australia Release Date March 2017
A bold, charismatic blend of Grenache, Shiraz, and Mataro loaded with raspberry, blackberry, spice, and a supple finish. Grenache brings ripe, jammy fruit flavours and hints of cinnamon spice. Shiraz provides a punch of blackberry, and plum flavours with elements of black pepper spice, while Mataro brings savoury, earthy notes, spicy elements and texture.

Call to Reserve: #905-666-9355Last Day to Reserve is October 31 2016


5 / 10 / 15 Sale

October 31 to November 5 2016

5% Off any One Wine at Regular Price

10% Off any Two Wines at Regular Price

15% Off any Three Wines at Regular Price


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