Okanagan winemakers, Michal and Martina Mosny met with me at Murchies Tea & Coffee house last spring when they were visiting Victoria. I looked up from my laptop and was struck by how they’re both animated by youthful energy, a kind of hopefulness, tempered by Old World grace. Although it’s been seven years since they left their boutique winery in Slovakia, close to Dolna Krupa, a village where Beethoven is believed to have written the haunting, “For Elise,” they still are accompanied by a lovely European charm.
2016 Chardonnay CedarCreek Kelowna, BC $18.99 Lemon yellow with medium-minus intensity. Apple, pear, citrus and butter on the nose. Very good balance with good mouthfeel. The flavours reflect the nose followed by a medium-plus finish. This is the perfect everyday chardonnay to keep handy in your fridge. 2015 Cabernet Franc Pacific Breeze New Westminster, … Read more #WineWednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher
The Etsell family of Singletree Winery has arranged plenty for us to enjoy in preparation for BC’s most beautiful time of year.