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Time For Wine: November 2012 Archives

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Packaging

Time for Wine columnist Troy Townsin continues his look at the wine making process. Today it's all about packaging the beverage.

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Gray Monk Odessey White Brut - $16.99 half bottle, $24.99 bottle, $44.99 magnum

Fort Berens 23 Camels Red -$18.99 a bottle or $399 for a 19.5 litre stainless steel keg

Haywire Crush Pad Red - $54 for a 3 litre bag in a box (= 4 bottles)

Rocky Creek Pinot Gris 2011 - $20 (with a zork cap)

Joie Farm Riesling 2011 - $23

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Racking, Fining and Filtering

From fermenting to filtering. Our Time for Wine columnist continues a look at the wine making process.

 

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Recommendations:

Calliope Voignier 2011 - $15.99

Clos du Soleil Winemakers Reserve 2009 - $59

Bartier Brothers Cowboy Red 2011 - $23

Inniskillin Okanagan Reserve Merlot 2010 - $17

Ganton & Larson Prospect Winery Council Punch Bowl Sauvignon Blanc 2011 - $13

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Aging wines in oak, steel or concrete

Troy Townsin continues to look at the winemaking process, this week focussing on aging the wine in oak, stainless steel and concrete. He also recommends are few more B.C. wines.  

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Bench 1775 Chardonnay 2011- $18.90

Mt Boucherie Summit Reserve Chardonnay 2010 - $25

Clos du Soleil Fume Blanc 2011 - $19.95

Kurtis Semillon 2011 - $19.90

Calona Vineyards Unoaked Chardonnay 2011 - $15