- Jackson-Triggs Sparkling Methode Classique
- Colio Pinot Grigio 2002
- Stoney Ridge Meritage 2002
For Canada Day, three wines from our own back yard – but it means
you'll have to visit the winery because none are available at your local
To toast Canada:
Jackson-Triggs Sparkling Methode Classique (Niagara Peninsula)
$24.95 (Wine Rack stores or at the winery (905) 488-4837, toll free 886
Medium straw colour, active mousse; yeasty, apple nose; dry, apple and
nutty flavour with crisp acidity that gives it length.
Food match: aperitif wine; oysters
Colio Pinot Grigio 2002 (Lake Erie North Shore)
$14.95 (from the winery, 905-949-4246 or order through www.winerytohome.com)
Deeply coloured with a pink gold tint; honeyed peach nose, richly extracted
with a floral top note and a good acidic finish.
Food match: crab salad, roast veal
Stoney Ridge Meritage 2002 (Niagara Peninsula)
$34.95 (winery, 905-562-1324, email: Store@StoneyRidge.com)
Dense purple colour; smoky cedar, black fruits on the nose; medium to
full-bodied, sweet, blackurrants and blackberry jam; well made.
Food match: Steak Diane; rack of lamb