Tag: cabernet franc

Hester Creek Old Vines Cabernet Franc and Merlot 2020

Two Hester Creek Old Vines Red Wines For You

 mywinepal  January 14, 2023

I have more red wines coming your way.  It is the season for red wines.  The two wines that I have to review today are from Hester Creek Estate Winery.   Their “Source Collection”.  A source of inspiration, these wines represent the treasured qualities of their rare Old Vine vineyard and that of their select South Okanagan growers.  I tasted their…

Evolve Cellars Momento 2018 and Moon Curser Dead of Night 2020

Two Red Blend Wines from BC

 mywinepal  January 10, 2023

I don’t usually put wines from different wineries together in a post, but today I did. Why? I wanted to show you that BC makes blends, and not necessarily traditional blends, like from Bordeaux. In BC and the New World, we are not tied to the restrictions of our region. We can experiment with our wines and make blends that…

Q&A 2020

BC’s Newest Premium Wine: Q&A 2020

 mywinepal  December 23, 2022

We all question what we are doing in life, with jobs, family, etc.  This also happens with winemakers and their wines as well.  We have the result of questioning this new wine, a red Bordeaux blend, Q&A 2020 from Michal Mosny from Winemaker’s CUT together with wine radio host Terry David Mulligan and actor Jason Priestley. I had many questions…

MyWinePal Top 4.5-5 Star Wines

MyWinePal’s Near Perfect 4.5-5 Star Wines for 2022

 mywinepal  December 16, 2022

Twenty-five wines coming from BC and around the world made it to my near-perfect – star category this year.  I’ve arranged these fantastic wines into BC wines followed by wines from the rest of the world.  Italian wine showed up prominently with my near-perfect wine scores.  Chardonnay showed prominently as well, primarily from BC. You should still be able to…

Chronos Pinot Gris 2021 and Cabernet Franc 2020

2 Chronos Wines to Celebrate the Holidays

 mywinepal  December 12, 2022

If you were to bring two wines to a dinner party over the holiday season, I might suggest these two wines from the Time Family of Wines. Their Chronos Pinot Gris 2021 and Chronos Cabernet Franc 2020 are very accessible and I think food friendly.  Let me tell you about them. My Wine Tasting Notes Chronos Pinot Gris 2021 (BC…

Winemaker's CUT Bohemian Petit Verdot 2020 and Bohemian Cuvee Rouge 2020

Two Delicious Big Red Wines from Winemaker’s CUT

 mywinepal  November 24, 2022

These two big red wines from Oliver, BC’s Winemaker’s CUT are wonderful examples of wines that can be made in BC to drink now, has softer tannins, but can still age a few years in your cellar for your enjoyment.  The two wines are the Winemaker’s CUT Bohemian Petit Verdot 2020 and the Bohemian Cuvée Rouge 2020.  Both are vegan-friendly…

Traynor VIneyard Birdie wine

Birdie from Traynor Vineyard and grapecrush.wine in Ontario

 Anita Dorion  November 23, 2022

It’s been a hot minute since I posted about an Ontario wine – so here I am, posting a very unique one for my comeback! This wine was a collaboration between Traynor Vineyard and @grapecrush.wine (Instagram) and it’s name is Birdie, the beautiful label created by artist, @jennkitagawa (Instagram). Now I already said this was a unique wine but what…

Winemaker's CUT Bohemian Cabernet Franc 2020 and Cabernet Sauvignon 2020

Winemaker’s CUT Bohemian Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon 2020

 mywinepal  November 10, 2022

Winemaker’s CUT from Oliver, BC, has made two quite unique tasting red wines; their Bohemian Cabernet Franc 2020 and Bohemian Cabernet Sauvignon 2020.  The lively acidity in both wines makes the dark berry fruit flavours quite juicy.  For those of you who are vegetarian, both these wines are vegan-friendly.  Now, let me tell you about these wines. My Wine Tasting…

Chaberton Estate Winery Reserve Cabernet Franc 2018

Grilled Rack of Lamb with Chaberton Estate Winery Reserve Cabernet Franc 2018

 mywinepal  October 31, 2022

I make a grilled rack of lamb once a year and usually enjoy a Pinot Noir or juicy Merlot with it. But today as the lamb was grilling I decided to try a bottle of Chaberton Estate Winery Reserve Cabernet Franc 2018. The grapes come from the Okanagan Valley with the wine spending 26 months in new and neutral oak…

French Door Estate Winery héritage 2019 with wine in glass

French Door Estate Winery héritage 2019, Mais Oui!

 mywinepal  October 8, 2022

Bordeaux blends are popular around the world.  Many wineries make Bordeaux blends in BC, but few have a winemaker from Bordeaux!  One such winery is French Door Estate Winery, a family-run winery founded in 2019 just south of Oliver, BC, on the Black Sage Bench.  They are extremely fortunate to have Pascal Madevon as its winemaker.  As I mentioned Pascal…