Up until a few years ago, Gewürztraminer was the name of that grape that I didn’t know how to pronounce, so I actively avoided it. (It’s pronounced guh-voorts-truh-meaner.) Cut to the present day and it’s one of my favourite white wine varietals, especially here in Ontario. It’s a versatile grape, one that’s constantly surprising me with its depth.Read More
Do you believe in wine destiny? I do. My boyfriend and I recently had a housewarming in our new home, and everyone kindly brought wine and champagne. Our friends know me, I mean us, very well: they know we love wine and they know about my wine site, of course.
At any rate, my friend Matt brought me a bottle of 2027 Cellars - a winery I had never heard of. This was a VQA Chardonnay. Ontario makes great Chardonnays - rich, buttery and lively Chardonnays. Needless to say, I was really excited to dive into this one.
The Wine: 2027 Cellars Wismer Vineyard Fox Croft Block Chardonnay 2014
The Price: $22.95
The Grape: Chardonnay
The Region: Ontario