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This Week’s Wine Picks from Prince Edward County

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Written by Russell Alexander / (905) 655-6335

This Week’s Wine Picks from Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County includes a large island in southern Ontario has two claims to fame: some of the finest wineries in Canada and one of the country’s best beaches – Sandbanks.

Well we had some great success in our wine tour earlier this week.

Thanks to Darrin, Maggie (Sandbanks E W), Katekyn (Huff E W), Cory (CAS counsel) and everyone else for their great suggestions and recommendations.

So Far the Boca Noir had been a big hit.



Here this week’s picks:

Baco Noir Reserve VQA (0)

Intense fruit notes of blackberry and chocolate. Toasted  oak barrel aged



Baco Noir VQA (1) 

A full-bodied red wine with intense plum and wild cherry  flavours.Notes of toasted oak provide a lingering finish. Our signature wine


Dunes VQA (1)

An impressive white wine with a peach and floral bouquet and a hint of passion fruit. Excellent with light meals.


Rosé VQA (1)

Luscious aromas and brilliant flavours of rich raspberry, tangerine, and pink grapefruit. This is a refreshing wine that is excellent as an aperitif or served with grilled chicken or fish.


2007 Merlot Reserve

A proud graduate of the classic Ontario ’07 vintage. Dark garnet in colour and front-loaded with aromas of tobacco leaf, black cherry, savoury thyme and juniper berries. The palate is treated to eau-de-vie Kirsch cherry flavours, roasted coffee bean and toasted oak.


2010 Pinot Gris

Innocence and Purity. Lively white floral, lemon zest, beeswax and almond aromas characterize our zesty 2010 version. A backbone of acidity on distinctly mineral frame is highlighted by flavours of green apple and tart lemon and grapefruit notes on the way to a crisp appealing finish. An ideal aperitif wine.


Tasting notes are provided by the wineries.

To learn more about the Sandbanks Winery visit them online at

Huff Estates Winery is also online at

A map of Prince Edward County and local wineries is available from the PEC Chamber at there is also a taste trail map here or on google at


An added bonus at the Sandbanks winery is their selection of local cheeses which are also available to purchase.

Happy trails.



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Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander is the Founder & Senior Partner of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers.