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The Date and Time: Thursday, November 14, 2013 1PM to 5:15PM
The Event: Media tasting with Ann Sperling and Peter Gamble: Argentina meets BC meets Nova Scotia.
The Venue: Fine Wine Reserve
The Target Audience: wine media
The Availability/Catalogue: most wines are at the LCBO in some format.
The Quote/Background: This was a tasting of their "out-of-province" wine portfolio, of soon to be released wines.
**** BEST -- Four Stars (91+ in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Benjamin Bridge Blanc de Blanc 2004 MC Nova Scotia, $280 N/A my fave
-Benjamin Bridge Reserve Brut 2007 MC Nova Scotia, $280 +275396 $74.95
-Sperling Vineyards Estate Brut Sparkling 2008 MC VQA Okanagan, +361436, $39.95
-Sperling Vineyards Estate Old Vines Riesling 2011 VQA Okanagan, +361204, $34.95
-Versado Reserva Malbec 2010 Single Vineyard Lujan de Cuyo Mendoza, +316984, $59.95
***1/2 BETTER -- Three and a Half Stars (88 90 in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Sperling Vineyards Estate Sper
itz Moscato 2011 VQA Okanagan, +364166, $12.95 375 mL
-Versado Malbec 2012 Lujan de Cuyo Mendoza, +317008, $25.95
-Clos du Soleil Signature 2011 VQA Okanagan [Bordeaux-type red blend]
-Clos du Soleil Capella 2011 VQA Okanagan [Bordeaux-type white blend]
The Downside: nothing
The Upside: on the way to the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo
The Contact Person: email@example.com
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