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RQ 2021 Arcana Collection

 

From France, Italy, and Spain, five world-class wines connect through space, time, and humanity – an elementary and mystical collection – earth, air, water, fire, sun, moon, and stars, manifest for this year’s fine wine revelations.

The Empress

SPAIN
TEMPRANILLO MERLOT

Release: January 2021

EARTH’S ABUNDANCE.
Earthy, deep and alluring. When The Empress appears, dreams come to fruition.
Embrace opportunity. Create with abundance. Connect with the sense of touch, taste, smell and sight. When you tune in to the energy of The Empress, you surround yourself with the pleasures of life.

Tasting Notes: This dry, medium-bodied wine hints of deep red fruit – plum and
currant aromas. Heady spices, earth and smoke linger with a moderate tannic finish.

Oak: Medium
Body: Medium
Sweetness: Dry

Food Pairings: Perfectly enjoyed with Carne Asada and Barbacoa tacos or grilled pork chops beside roasted potatoes.

THE CHARIOT

SPAIN
MUSCAT

Release: January 2021

LIMITLESS POTENTIAL.
The Grecian charioteer has a singular focus – success. Brave and intensely confident, The Chariot represents momentum and assertion. Draw strength from within, and create new destinies. When The Chariot appears, positive energy and encouragement flow. An adventurous spirit is the key to fulfilling your joyous fortunes.

Tasting Notes: Soft, sweet floral notes mingle with exotic aromas. This off-dry white wine balances lemon’s acidity with flavours of peach, apple, honey and spice for a delicious finish.

Oak: Unoaked
Body: Medium
Sweetness: Off-dry

Food Pairings: Pairs well with peach cobbler, lemon-poppy bread, antipasto, and spicy Asian dishes.

THE EMPEROR

FRANCE
CABERNET SAUVIGNON

Release: February 2021

LEAD THE WAY.
Create with authority. Nurture with knowledge. The Emperor presents a unique balance with stability and power. As the father figure of wines, potential for greatness comes with age. It is this balance that contributes to its status and recognition, encouraging the shareability of its riches.

Tasting Notes: This classic Cabernet offers flavours of cassis, ripe plum and red berry
fruit. Integrated tannins with a balanced acidity create easy-drinking experiences.

Oak: Medium
Body: Full
Sweetness: Dry

Food Pairings: Complements grilled meats, fine cheese and savoury appetizers.

THE MAGICIAN

ITALY
NERO D’AVOLA

Release: March 2021

LET SKY MIRROR EARTH.
Superlative, worldly, and appealing, The Magician’s elementary connections create a phenomenal powerhouse vintage. With every resource at its disposal, The Magician establishes a clear path to manifest, and align all of life’s joyous pursuits.

Tasting Notes: Berry and floral aromas combine with hints of spice and delicate sweetness for a light, yet crisp, flavourful finish.

Oak: Medium
Body: Full
Sweetness: Dry

Food Pairings: Pair up with meaty burgers, venison, beef chili, or any mushroom dish.

THE WHEEL OF FORTUNE

FRANCE
ROSE

Release: April 2021

WHAT WILL BE, WILL BE.
Expect the unexpected, when The Wheel of Fortune appears. You’re invited to try new things: go with the flow. Embrace this good fortune. Destiny is yours. Open The Wheel of Fortune, accept and cherish its energy. Share the joy with others. It will return to you; what goes around comes around.

Tasting Notes: Berry and floral aromas combine with hints of spice and delicate sweetness for a light, yet crisp, flavourful finish.

Oak: Unoaked
Body: Medium
Sweetness: Dry

Food Pairings: Enjoy with lighter fare; charcuterie, salads, caprese pasta, or seafood.

 

Bourbon Barrel Style wine

Now available at The Wine Cellar

Bourbon Barrel Style Red: It has a more intense set of aromas and flavors. Sweet vanilla, caramel, and toasty notes on the nose complimented by red fruit. The palate is smooth and juicy with a long oak finish.  Try it with grilled steak, BBQ ribs or hard cheeses like Parmigiano-Reggiano, gouda and smoked cheddar. 

Bourbon Barrel Style White: It has bold flavor and richness in the wine. Tropical fruit, vanilla, and toasty notes on the nose. The palate is full bodied with a long oak finish. Pairs with crab, mushroom soup, seafood risotto, aged cheddar cheeses, and even buttery popcorn.

 

Celebrate Summer with White Sangria

Now available at The Wine Cellar

 

 

Sparkling Wines.

We offer a great choice of Sparkling wines.If you like Prosecco or Champagne style wines, there are several wines in our selection that can be made in these styles. You can choose to have the whole batch or a half batch sparkled.

Aging in Oak Barrels

Oak Barrel Aging Now Available

Experience the difference barrel aging can make to the taste of your wines. The Wine Cellar will transfer your wines to quality European oak barrels during the wine making process.

While your wine is developing, the character of the wood is imparted in the wine adding flavour, tannins and depth of colour. The finished wine is rich in fruit flavour and aromatics, boasts complex character and quiet, soft tannins offering greater taste satisfaction for early consumption.

Bag-in-a-box

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Last Summer we added the bag-in-a-box method as a choice in bottling your wine. With the use of the bag-in-a-box systemthere is no longer any work involving in cleaning, storing or hauling bottles, and at no extra cost for the bags. The reusable, custom made wooden box can be purchased at $19.95.

When the wine is consumed no air enters the bag keeping your wine safe from the harmful effects of oxidation, ensuring a better shelf life of your wine.

Each bag holds 4.5 L of wine. If your interested in the bag-in-a-box and would still prefer some bottles, batches are not required to be prepared purely in bottles or bags. All the batches have the availability to be placed in a mixture of the two according to individual preference.