On The Go – Readers Picks
WOLF BLASS 2014 YELLOW LABEL CHARDONNAY PADTHAWAY – LANGHORNE CREEK
LCBO #226860 • $14.95 (750mL)
Padthaway coastal sea breeze produce chardonnay that display rich regional characters sternly reminiscent of grapefruit. The Adelaide Hills’ cool climate is well suited to produce elegant fruit with excellent natural acidity. A delicious chardonnay packed with enticing aromas of peaches and summer stone fruits, seamlessly followed by a palate with a soft, creamy texture, subtle oak and a lingering finish.
THE REAL THING IN RIESLING!
LCBO# 395517 • $13.95 Über, it’s the real thing in Riesling. With fine, yet intense, exotic flavours of citrus and kiwi in a vivid and zesty bouquet, it’s the true mouthwatering Riesling from the vineyards of Germany’s Pfalz region. Über Riesling Kabinett works well with light dishes such as poultry and fish. www.chartonhobbs.com
LCBO #251876 • $16.95 (750mL)
Cabernet Sauvignon from traditional Wolf Blass Cabernet regions Langhorne Creek and McLaren Vale. A medium bodied wine with distinctive leafy notes and blackcurrant from Langhorne creek’s rich soil, complemented by fleshy, dark berry fruits of McLaren Vale’s warm climate. Expertly blended to create a wine with rich varietal flavours of blackberry, cassis and sweet subtle oak with a lasting finish.
LCBO #406603 • $15.95
Colours of vibrant pink, salmon and fuchsia edges. Wild red fruit of strawberry, raspberry and Bing cherry are interwoven with Herbs de Provence and grass, a touch of citrus and an even greater presence of minerality. Syrah dominates the blend as it always has, but the co-star varieties play an increasingly important role (Mourvedre, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Cinsault, Counoise).
LCBO #258954 • $27.95
Brilliant amber with gold highlights; very pronounced vanilla bean underscored by apple pie spices and toasty grain whisky aromas; medium sweet and round on the palate with flavours of vanilla and spice in a medium length finish. Mix with cola and lime or bake into a coffee cake. Limited time offer: 8 Bonus Air Miles (May 24th to June 20th, 2015)
LCBO #324277 • 4 x 355 mL bottle | $10.75
The perfect premium blend of flavour & heat! Taste the signature flavour of sauce in this savoury, rich barcrafted Caesar. Garnish with a classic celery stick and lime slice or dress it up with olives, bocconcini balls and pickled onions.
LCBO #250134 • $32.30
Gold colour; maple, toffee and caramel aromas; sweet, rich maple syrup and toffee flavours. Serve over ice cream or with pecan pie — delicious! Limited time offer: $2.00 OFF (May 24th to June 20th, 2015)
LCBO #370437 • 4 x 355 mL bottle | $10.70
The perfect premium blend of flavour & heat! Taste the signature flavour of sauce and our classic Caesar recipe with the tangy flavour of Sweet Chili sauce and an extra squeeze of fresh lime. Made with less spice than our original Caesar for a mild, flavourful cocktail.
LCBO# 367698 $14.80 $13.80 (until June 20th)
This bold Chardonnay is full of complex aromas and flavours such as lemons, ripe tropical fruit, cinnamon, and nutmeg. This is well balanced on the palate with a soft, buttery texture. Best with fish, poultry, or soft cheeses.
LCBO# 295931 $14.95 $13.95 (until June 20th)
Bring on patio season with this seductively aromatic white wine full of floral and tropical fruit scents. A touch of sweetness makes it a perfect match for spicy dishes such as Thai or India cuisine.
LCBO# 399568 • $12.65
A fresh and lively white Rioja with fresh fruity aromas and flavours, the temperature-controlled fermentation maximizes the fruit potential from the Viura grapes. Citrusy fruits on the nose and palate. Pairs well with pasta and vegetables, fish in green sauce, carpaccio, chicken, and turkey.
LCBO# 404517 • $12.90
Gold Medal at Vinalies in France. Fresh, fruity and tasty. That is how we can present our Faustino V Rosado. Made from Tempranillo and Mazuelo grapes, shows an intense and bright strawberrypink. Powerful, complex and fruity; with hints of raspberries and rose petals. Fresh, fruity and tasty. Noticeable acidity perfectly balanced with other flavours.