Sunday, December 23, 2012

Wines for Christmas and through the Festive Season

Wine List for Christmas 2012
Found at Seafair LDB in Richmond (and most LDB stores in Metro Vancouver)
Wines in Brackets may be only at Signature LDB Stores (Like Ironwood or Cambie & 41st or Thurlow) or VQA BC Wine Stores (like Sips at Ironwood in Richmond or Dunbar & 41st)

  1. Sparkling/Champagne
Cristalino Cava $13, Sumac Ridge Stellar’s Jay $25, Segura Viudas Cava $16,  Louis Roeder $63 Excellent French Champagne

  1. BC
Road 13 Stemwinder White $15, Rockpile $25 delicious blend of reds, Hester Creek Merlot/Cab $19, Hester Creek Character White $20, Hester Creek Character Red $20, (Church & State Syrah $30, Church & State Meritage $25), Church & State Chardonnay $25). (The View Pinotage $20 and Red Shoe Red $16) Quails Gate Chardonnay $18
Any Prospect Winery white or red $12 - $20.

  1. Argentina
Norton Privada $23, (Norton Reserve Malbec $20)
  1. Chile
Marques Casa Concha Chardonnay $20, Marques Casa Concha Cabernet Sauvignon $20, The Junta $15, Cono Sur Vision Pinot Noir Reserve $18, (Escudo Rojo $16),( Concha y Toro Trio Merlot, Carmenere, Cabernet $16)

  1. Australia:
Peter Leyman Layers $17, Clancy’s Legendary Red $20, Little Yering Pinot Noir $16, Heartland Shiraz $23, Wakefield Riesling $20, Killikanoon Killerman’s Run $25, Razor’s Edge Shiraz and Grenache-Shiraz (both $15)

  1. New Zealand,
Stoneleigh Sauvignon Blanc $16, Mapmaker Sauvignon Blanc $20, The Ned Sauvignon Blanc $15, (Stoneleigh Chardonnay $16), The Dr.’s Riesling off-dry $20, Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc $20

  1. South Africa:
The Grinder Pinotage, $15, The Wolftrap $16, KWV Tawny Port $12,

  1. Spain:
Laya $14, (Faustino V 2005 Rioja $25)

  1. France
Louis Latour Ardeche Chardonnay Reserve $20, Chateau La Gorce 2009 Red Bordeaux,

  1. California: Rodney Strong Chardonnay$22 and Chalk Hill Chardonnay $26, Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon $22,
  2. Italy:
Farnesse Primitivo $10, Nipozanno Chianti Rufina Reserva 2008, $23, Masi Campiofiorin $20

  1. Portugal
 Tio Pepe Fino Sherry very dry $20, Alvear Montilla Fino dry $15