2007 Tantalus Vineyards Riesling Old Vines

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He says: Tantalus is renown for their Riesling, and the Old Vines bottling is at the pinnacle of what is produced in BC.

She says: Now this is my kind of Riesling!

2008 8th Generation Vineyard Riesling

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She says: This wine is great value at $20 a bottle…

He says: Another solid bottle from 8th Generation, a winery that we have on our “ones to watch” list as they continue to deliver great value at excellent price points.

2007 Ex Nihilo Vineyards Riesling

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She says: I am a lover of Riesling and this didn’t quite cut it for me.

He says: Overall, uninspiring, and there’s better bottles to spend your money on.

2007 Seghesio Family Vineyards Zinfandel Old Vine

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She says: Definitely my least favourite of the two Zinfandels

He says: I recommend you drink it as a chaser for Jägermeister – it’ll help it to taste more like a glass of wine.

2007 Ridge Three Valleys

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She says: …it was a great example of a blend being better than it’s parts.

He says: …it didn’t make me love Zinfandel, and that’s what I was hoping for.

2004 Château Climens

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WineHater says: WOW, what a wine!!!

He says: Our first 5-star wine rating on Winecouver, and no questions about it.

2002 Rotllan Torra Priorat Amadis

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WineHater says: A well made and enjoyable wine that is not overpriced.

He says: For me, it was an excellent wine, but not outstanding. I’d have no problem paying $50 for it though…

Wine truths

“Wine is at the head of all medicines; where wine is lacking, drugs are necessary.”
by The Talmud

Wine Ratings

★☆☆☆☆ - Poor quality. Avoid. Save your money. Between 80-84 points.

★★☆☆☆ - Average quality or poor value. Between 84-88 points. Some expensive wines are downgraded for bad value.

★★★☆☆ - Good. Between 88-92 points. Or a good value on the lower end of the point scale.

★★★☆☆ - Excellent quality. Between 92-96 points. Or a cheap yet good quality wine which is excellent value.

★★★☆☆ - Outstanding, best examples in the world. Between 96 and 100 points. A perfect wine.