We have carefully selected some incredible wines that say Passion! this Valentine’s Day. More than a jug of wine, a loaf of bread and thou! We think these wines will make your blood pump and your toes curl, of course it helps if you have someone special to share your passion with but we can only make suggestions on wine pairing with our personal recommendations, other pairings are up to you!
Leading the kitchen in Notch8 Restaurant & Bar at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is no small undertaking. The restaurant’s doors stay open 365 days a year, serving four different meal periods daily to guests from around the globe. Dennis Peckham rose to the challenge becoming Notch8’s Executive Chef in May 2019.
2018 Rosé Black Hills Oliver, BC $24.90 This rosé is a blend of 42% Pinot Noir, 35% Gamay and 23% Malbec. Salmon coloured with medium-light intensity. The nose greets you with aromas of watermelon, wild strawberry and fresh cream. Well balanced with good mouthfeel. Bright on the palate with mouth-watering fruit followed by a medium-long … Read more Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher
2015 Syrah-Viognier Hester Creek Oliver, BC $25.99 Garnet/black with deep intensity. An inviting nose of dark fruit, cocoa, earth, white pepper and vanilla. Good balance with soft ripe tannins. The flavours mirror the nose followed by a medium-plus finish. 2018 Rosé Vanessa Vineyards Cawston, BC $24.99 Take a sip and you’ll think you’ve … Read more Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher
2013 Stall Speed (Meritage) 40 Knots Comox, BC $25.90 Made from a blend of Naramata fruit – Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Malbec. Garnet / black with deep intensity. Dark fruit – raisins, prunes and fresh strawberries, earthy with a faint hint of watermelon. Very good balance with smooth ripe tannins … Read more Wednesday Wine Reviews by Sam Hauck aka @Sam_WineTeacher