Tag: Kitsilano Wine Cellars

  • CVNE Rioja Reserva, 2012 & CVNE Rioja Crianza, 2012

    The best tasting, best drinking red wine in its class, the best red wine under $40 in BC, period.  And, I might add, much better than many BC reds up to half the price more.  We have held off posting until assured there was no more to be found in the Lower Mainland.  Joking.  Half […]

  • Cassini Quattro, 2012

    If this is your thing, then this is your thing.  By which I mean, why pay $20 more for a California Cab Sauv with 90 plus points when you can have a gorgeous, rustic, hugely satisfying BC blend? The “attack” is strong with a yin yang of violets and cigar box.  I liked that juxtaposition […]

  • Burrowing Owl Sauvignon Blanc, 2015

    The acidity will stop you in your tracks.  The strident Kiwi SB grassiness is nowhere to be seen, instead we have a doff of the hat to the purity of the French style, an austere, highly charged blast of melon and citrus.  The assertiveness is either enchanting and captivating or off-putting.  Are you looking for […]