LE23 Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

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March’s LE23 Feature Wine

SEMILLON SAUVIGNON BLANC
This White Bordeaux style wine is a classic French blend of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc. Citrus and grassy aromas lead to a gorgeous palate with refreshing grapefruit and lemon/lime flavours. Gooseberry, passionfruit, and green apple notes come through, hinting at honeysuckle and lemon peel. Serve lightly chilled to emphasize the vibrant acidity and prominent citrus flavours of this crisp dry white.

Alcohol: 13%

Provence, France 
Provence lies on the southeast tip of France and vineyards in this small coastal region are all within 60kms of the Mediterranean Sea. Summers are warm with abundant sunshine. Coastal breezes help moderate the temperature and the strong mistral wind keeps skies clear and grapes dry, protecting against disease. Soils vary across the region with white wine grapes generally planted in areas with rich limestone and shale deposits.

 

Wine pairing recipe!  

Shrimp Curry
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Also a great match for: sushi, asparagus risotto, crab cakes

LE23 Nebbiolo

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February’s LE23 Feature Wine

Nebbiolo 
The regal Italian red you know and love with a bit of laid-back California charm. Nebbiolo maintains its strong tannin on North American soil but reins in some boldness, showing more voluptuous fruit and floral undertones. Aromas hint at rose and violet with notes of earth and spice. Cherry and raspberry flavours are forefront, while licorice, plum and chalky earth notes add depth. A gratifying wine with strong structure and balance thanks to Nebbiolo’s characteristic high tannin and acidity.

Alcohol: 14%

Lodi, California
Nebbiolo does well in Lodi, situated in the middle of California’s Central Valley. The Mediterranean climate is tempered in part by cool breezes blowing inland from the San Francisco Bay area, which promotes the grape’s natural acidity. Two mountain-fed rivers run through the region bringing rich granite-based minerals to the soil, lending complex flavours. These mineral rich sandy soils in conjunction with the dry growing season encourage more concentrated flavours.

 

Wine pairing recipe!  

Prosciutto & Olive Pizza
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Also a great match for: braised short ribs, caponata, spiced lamb tagine, white truffle fettucine

LE23 Winemakers Blend

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January’s LE23 Feature Wine

Winemaker’s Blend
The varietals in our Winemaker’s Blend play off each other to create a crisp off-dry wine with a tapestry of vibrant fruit flavours. Pinot Grigio leads with lush peach and apple flavours. Riesling adds aromatics, a shot of sweetness, and amplifies fresh acidity. Vermentino plays up the citrus character, while Verduzzo brings tropical notes to the background. A touch of Trebbiano rounds out the orchard fruit flavours and adds a fresh mineral accent.

Alcohol: 12%

Italy
This cunning blend pulls choice varietals from the four corners of Italy, showcasing the best the country has to offer: Sicily in the southwest, where climate and geography make near perfect growing conditions; Tuscany on the northwest coast, one of the world’s most famous wine regions; Veneto on the northeast coast where hot summers are tempered by the Adriatic Sea, and finally Puglia on the southeast coast, where the surrounding seas provide balance to the dry heat helping grow mature and fruity grapes.

 

Wine pairing recipe!  

Pancetta Egg Pasta
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Also a great match for: rich & creamy mac n cheese, maple glazed ham, spiced nuts

Wine Specials for January 2024

Happy New Year!

Our January special features Winexpert Classic and Reserve wines. 

Classic 4 Week
Classic Red: Tempranillo, Spain 
Classic White: Moscato, California 

Reserve 6 Week
Reserve Red: Cabernet Shiraz, Australia 
Reserve White: Chardonnay, Australia 

Please email us for sale price and to reserve your batch.

Cheers!
Nicole and Denis

Wine Specials for October

Our October special features the launch of 2 all-new Winexpert Classic 4-week wines. As the name implies they are smooth and easy drinking. Ready to bottle in 4 to 5 weeks, ready to drink 2 to 4 weeks after bottling. Deliciously Smooth!

SMOOTH RED
Fruit-forward, rich, juicy dark berries
Medium body, off gry
12.5% alc/vol

SMOOTH WHITE
Fruit-forward, juicy pear and melon
Medium body, off dry
11.5% alc/vol

Please email us to reserve yours.

Effective from October 1st to October 31st.

Cheers!
Nicole and Denis

March Promotion for Oakville and Milton Humane Society – Thank you


With all our HEARTS, A BIG Thank YOU!

Dear Valued Customers:

Thanks to your kind support of helping animals like Shelby and Beauty.

Our March Promotion is over and we have surpassed our goal because of YOU!
Aside from achieving this amazing goal, we are happy to report that Shelby has been adopted. Hopefully Beauty and other cats and dogs will follow.

On Thursday April 6th we gave the donation check to the OMHS for $790! Every penny will go towards the animals, whether it be for special food, veterinary care or sponsoring a cat or dog. Should you wish to adopt or know someone looking for a wonderful pet. Please visit the link below to learn more.

Learn more about the OMHS

Thank you again,
Nicole, Denis, Shelby and Beauty!

Monthly Specials – April 2023

Winexpert specials for the month of April:

Classic 4 week

Red: VCDR (Vieux Château du Roi) (California $10.00 off regular price
White: Chardonnay, California $10.00 off regular price

Reserve 6-week

Red: Cabernet Sauvignon Australia $15.00 off regular price
White: Chardonnay, Australia $15.00 off regular price

Sale prices are in effect until April 30th, 2023

Please email us to reserve yours.

Cheers!
Nicole and Denis

Make a Difference in the Lives of Dogs and Cats

Dear Wine Lovers,

During the month of March, when you purchase any Winexpert Classic, Reserve or On The House wine, will make a $10.00 donation to the Oakville and Milton Humane Society. Your donation will support the care of two very special rescued animals that need our help, Beauty and Shelby (see below). They have been at the shelter for a while and like many others are searching for their forever homes.

In the meantime, they need our support to help cover the cost of their care.
Learn more about the OMHS.

Your support is greatly appreciated.  You are totally PAWSOME!


SHELBY

Domestic Short Hair
Female
1 Year old

 

 

 

Shelby was found as a stray, so we don’t know anything about her life before coming to us. She is ready to find her forever home!
Shelby is a very sweet cat who is still a little bit scared of life. While she has made a lot of progress while here, and has been so brave, she still has a bit more to go!
Simple things like petting, and picking her up will be a work in progress for Shelby, although we have discovered her one true love! Temptations Creamy Purée! With one of these tasty treats, Shelby will gladly come out of her shell to devour her snack while purring away!
Food will definitely be the way to Shelby’s heart, which will be a great way to earn her trust and love! Once she gets comfortable in her home, she will make sure to let her personality shine!
Shelby is looking for a quiet, adult only home that has lots of patience to show Shelby the world isn’t scary! If she sounds like the purrfect cat for you, please apply for her today!
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BEAUTY

Labrador x American Bulldog
Female
3 Years old

 

Beauty was transferred from another rescue and came to the Humane Society all the way from northern Manitoba. Little is known about her life before rescue. She is affectionate and attention seeking. She is sweet, friendly and loves pets.
Beauty is always happy and smiling. She is smart, food motivated and house trained. She travels very well in cars, is high energy, playful and goofy. Beauty loves scratches on her behind and will back up into you for a good bum scratch.
Click photo to see more photos and learn more about Beauty!