Tag: Cabernet Libre

Enrico Winery Braveheart Cabernet Libre 2017 and King's Council Reserve Vintner's Blend 2018

A Cabernet Libre Red Wine and More at Enrico Winery

 mywinepal  January 25, 2021

Have you tasted wines made from the Cabernet Libre grape? If not, you can have a chance if you buy a bottle from Enrico Winery on south Vancouver Island. Cabernet Libre is a hybrid developed by Valentin Blattner in Germany by crossing Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir. This hybrid, and Blattner’s other hybrids, are developed to be disease resistant for…

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Be Treated Royally with Wines from Enrico Winery

 mywinepal  November 9, 2017

Tucked away on side roads across southern and mid-Vancouver Island, you can be surprised by a family-run winery.  Enrico Winery is one such winery, located at 3280 Telegraph Road, Mill Bay, B.C. A cool climate region, this winery has forged ahead growing very interesting hybrid grapes by Valentin Blattner, a Swiss grape geneticist.  Several of Blattner’s grape hybrids are grown in…

A Visit to Lotusland Vineyards – What’s New?

 mywinepal  August 30, 2012

My last visit to Lotusland Vineyard in the Abbotsford area, Fraser Valley, was September 2010. I thought coming up to September 2012 that I should make another visit and see what is new at Lotusland.  The lady at the winery I met today poured me their Enigma 2004, Merlot 2003, and 2 Cabs. All wines are under screwcap. When I…