This estate blend of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah appears brick red with violet tints in the glass. This lovely sweet wine offers intense aromatics of blueberries, strawberry jam, dried plum, butterscotch, honey and turned earth; thick, heavy and unctuous on the palate, the rich, stewed berry fruit flavours are underpinned by a tangy acidity and full, round body.
Les Marmitons is a gastronomic and social club of gentlemen who share a common interest in fine food, wine and the culinary arts. The fruit for this wine was sourced from the Trek Vineyard in Four Mile Creek, Niagara-on-the-Lake, and was hand-harvested then bunch sorted for quality. Appearing bright ruby in the glass, the complex nose shows ripe cherry, plum and blood orange fruits alongside elevated floral notes, spice, turned earth and dried herbs. The palate is medium-bodied, fresh and lively with moderate tannins and a rounded mouthfeel.
This wine appears ruby-garnet, great aromatic depth that shows sour cherry, raspberry and beetroot, with smoke, vanilla, leather and spice following. The mid-palate shows firm tannin and weight, savoury and spicy notes, and a dry, warm finish.
This wine spent 16 months in a combination of Canadian and French oak barriques, and shows classic Pinot characteristics of red fruits, beet root, spice, earth, potpourri and game, overlaid by vanilla bean, smoke and cedar from the barrel treatment. It is a ripe, complex, food friendly wine.
The 2015 vintage of our Trek Vineyard Pinot Noir displays a light freshness and elegance evident in cool climate expressions of the grape. The nose shows sour cherry, red currant, lilac, and a woodsy earthiness. The palate delivers light tannins and bright acidity, with savoury dried herb and gentle oak notes overlaying the fruit.
The 2016 Tom Thomson Algonquin Red is a unique vintage blend of the Cabernet Franc and Merlot grapes, barrel-aged in French oak cooperage for 10 months before blending. The Cabernet Franc imparts flavours of raspberry, currant, spice and dried herbs, while the Merlot adds weight and texture and ripe fruit notes of Damson plum and strawberry and a little cocoa.
With fruit sourced from our own Teaching Vineyard, this cool climate Cabernet Franc offers aromas of fresh blackberries and plums, with savoury herbal notes, nutmeg and vanilla. The palate is medium bodied and lively, showing spicy pepper and oak character, with a dry, lasting finish.
45% Cabernet Franc, 37% Merlot, 18% Cabernet Sauvignon. Deep ruby- purple in colour, this ripe, robust red from the hot 2012 growing season shows black cherry, cassis and stewed plum fruit character, underlined by dark chocolate, vanilla bean, nutmeg and a hint of licorice on the nose. This full-bodied palate offers firm, age-worthy tannins and a long, warm, dry finish.
Appearing bright ruby with a purple rim, this vintage blend of Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc and Baco Noir offers red and black berry fruit, plum, herbs and spicy oak notes on the nose. It is medium-bodied and smooth with a vibrant freshness and soft tannins.