Are you a wine enthusiast who wants to know the best that Canada offers when it comes to wines? Or are you just eager to test Canadian wine? Canada is quickly joining the ranks of Spain, Italy, France, and Portugal in producing some of the best varieties of wine in the world. If you have a penchant for fine wine, here’s a rundown of some of the best Canadian wines that will surely impress your taste buds.
Westcott Reserve Chardonnay 2013 Vinemount Ridge
Westcott Reserve Chardonnay 2013 Vinemount Ridge is delicious, elegant, and refreshing. This lovely and full bodied Chardonnay wine features a range of seductive aromas, including green apple, pears, and peach fruits. Not to mention that the Chardonnay grapes used to make this wine are grown in the famous Westcott Vineyards in Niagara.
Burrowing Owl Merlot 2012
Burrowing Owl 2012 Merlot displays captivating aromas and fruity flavors of stewed, damson plum, mocha, blackberry, and dried oranges. This full bodied red wine is made of grapes that are grown in Burrowing Owl Vineyard in Okanagan Valley. The grapes are harvested by hand before they’re gently crushed and allowed to ferment for 20 months for softening and integration of its complex flavors.
50th Parallel Pinot Noir 2013
If you’re a fan of Pinot Noir wines, 50th parallel Pinot Noir offers the best selection for you. This red wine has a collection of chocolate, cherry, strawberry, and blackberry aromas that every wine lover would want to try. Perfectly fermented to bring acidity finish, this wine will surely arouse your taste buds. You may want to try out this wine with salmon dishes, pork kabobs, or roasted beef.
Joie Farm a Noble Blend 2014 Wine
For a great aroma and taste, Joie Farm a Noble Blend 2014 wine is the best selection for a Canadian white wine. In point of fact, this wine is a blend of pinot Blanc, auxerrois, Muscat, Gewurztraminer, and Riesling along Schoenberg. With a provocative aroma of grapefruit, nectarine, melon, and celery leaf, the Joie Farm 2014 Noble Blend is a prevalent selection of the various fine white wine lovers and one of the most prevalent wines in Canada.
Bachelder Wismer Vineyard 2011 Chardonnay Twenty Mile Bench Wine
Bachelder Wismer Vineyard 2011 Chardonnay Twenty Mile Bench is another Canadian delicacy worth giving a try. With a mixed flavor of pear, peach and spice, this Chardonnay offers faint leesy sweetness. Bachelder Wismer Vineyard 2011 is made with 100% Chardonnay grapes. This wine is a perfect aperitif and also goes well with grills, salads, and deserts.
Stratus Cabernet Franc 2015
Did you know that Cabernet Franc is the most planted red wine in Canada? Stratus Cabernet Franc 2015 features more fruit than other Loire Cab Francs. This wine features a combination of plum, blackberry, tomato leafs, flair, and herbs to give a unique taste. Although this Canadian wine is still very young, it has the character and texture to please any person who loves wine.
From Burrowing Owl Merlot 2012 to Joie Farm a Noble Blend 2014, there’s a wide array of fine Canadian wines you can choose from. They’re appealing, sweet, and stylish. Other wines from Canada you can try out include Inniskillin Gold Vidal Icewine 2016, Pelee Island Winery Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot 2012, LaStella Fortissimo 2014, and Le Vieux Pin Equinox Syrah 2014.