WINES OF THE WEEK

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Cave Spring Cel­lars 2016 Ries­ling Ni­a­gara Penin­sula $15.95 (234583

This en­tic­ing white wine is made in a medium-dry style, which means there’s a sense of sweet­ness to its flavour pro­file. A de­li­cious ries­ling, it de­liv­ers cit­rusy aro­mas and flavours with bright acid­ity and a long, re­fresh­ing fin­ish.

Cave Spring Cel­lars 2016 Gamay Ni­a­gara Es­carp­ment Ni­a­gara Penin­sula $15.95 (228569

Sourced from Cave Spring Vineyard on the Beamsville Bench, this es­tate grown gamay is soft and silky, with a ripe core of fruit with pep­pery notes. It’s a great sum­mer­time red wine as you can serve it slightly chilled to help beat the heat.

Malivoire Wine Co. 2016 Gama Ni­a­gara Penin­sula $18.15 (591313)

Once again Malvoire swept the gamay cat­e­gory at the 2018 On­tario Wine Awards, prov­ing they can be counted on to de­liver a range of ex­pres­sive Ga­mays. This en­try-level la­bel rep­re­sents the best value and of­fers a core of juicy red fruit that al­ways im­presses.

Vineland Es­tates Win­ery 2016 Dry Ries­ling Ni­a­gara Penin­sula $14.95 (167551)

Lemon and lemon notes abound in this elec­tric ver­sion of Ni­a­gara ries­ling that con­tin­ues to be Vineland’s best known prod­uct. Ex­pres­sive and pure, there’s ter­rific pre­ci­sion and per­sis­tence here.

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