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Sunday, April 14, 2013
5-Star Tasting of Ontario PN, CF, Chard, Riesling and Sparklers at Casa Loma April 10
The Date and Time: Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The Event: 5 Stars: Toronto's First-Ever Tasting to focus solely on Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, Cabernet Franc, and Sparklers, put together by the Ontario Wine Society and the Kiwanis Club of Casa Loma.
The Venue: Casa Loma
The Target Audience: members and guests of both organizations.
The Availability/Catalogue: all wines were available for purchase from the wineries.
The Quote/Background: the wine media were invited to the Billiards Room for a private tasting of all the wines.
The Wines: there were over 30 wineries and about 130 wines; I did not taste all the wines. All wines tasted were VQA.
**** BEST -- Four Stars (91+ in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Bachelder Niagara Chardonnay 2010, $29.95 LCBO only
-Bachelder Niagara Saunder's Chardonnay 2010, $44.95 LCBO only
-Coyote's Run Rare Vintage Pinot Noir 2010, $49.95