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680 NEWS wine reviews – October 6–8, 2006 

Chat-en-oeuf
The French take their wine very seriously and are not known to poke fun at their regional names. But you have to love a new product from the Rhone Valley called Chat-en-oeuf 2003. Chat is French for cat, oeuf is French for egg and en means on. And that's what you get on the label – a line drawing of a cat sitting on an egg. I wouldn't be recommending it if this Côtes du Ventoux wine made by Paul Boutinot weren't worth drinking. It's full-bodied with a red licorice and raspberry nose, sweet fruit, easy drinking and soft tannins. It costs $12.95. That's Chat-en-oeuf 2003. The label will make you smile like a Cheshire cat. For Post City Magazines, I'm Tony Aspler. ($12.95, LCBO # 21113)

Vineland Estate Riesling Dry 2005
The 2005 vintage in Ontario was magnificent because of the warm growing season we had but the yield was tiny. So when you have the chance to grab a VQA Riesling or a Chardonnay take it. A great buy at the LCBO is Vineland Estates Riesling Dry 2005 at an affordable $12.95. Pale straw in colour with a minerally, grapefruit nose and evident citrus acidity, it has a fresh, lime and lemon flavour; it's medium-bodied, clean and zesty with great length. Try it with oysters or grilled prawns. That's Vineland Estates Riesling Dry 2005 from Ontario. For Post City Magazines I'm Tony Aspler. ($12.95, LCBO #167551)

 

 

 

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