Kwaf August 2021 Bi-Monthly Wine Subscription Features
Summertime is eventually going to come to an end. Yes, it's a bit sad to think about, but we still have lots of sunshine left and we're going to soak it up! Here at Kwaf, we have some amazing wines to choose from for your season-ending social gatherings. There are some excellent refreshing whites and delicious reds to suit any summer bash. Re-order a favourite from the August Bi-monthly package or try something new. Cheers!
Red Wine Club Features
2019 Pinot Noir | Reif Estate Winery
The Reif family's vineyard is located in Ontario’s warmest sub-appellation, where sun loving grapes reflect the terroir of the area.
Tastes Like: Juicy red fruits - cherry, strawberry, and raspberry, with hints of vanilla and leather. An elegant and complex wine.
Drink With: Anything from BBQ’d salmon to grilled duck breast. A charcuterie board/cheese plate works nicely too.
Price: $17.15 | Varietal: Pinot Noir | Percentage: 12.5% | Drink this: Now to 2024
2019 Cabernet Franc Estate | Cave Spring Vineyard
Region: Beamsville Bench
Cave Spring Vineyard was started by the Pennachetti family over 30 years ago and have established themselves as one of Canada’s most acclaimed wineries.
Tastes Like: Lots of lush black raspberry, cranberry, and cherry, with hints of cedar and graphite, some silky tannins.
Drink With: A grilled burger, roast chicken, a vegetable flatbread, or pair with soft cheeses like chèvre, brie, or feta.
Price: $34.95 | Varietal: Cabernet Franc | Percentage: 14% | Drink this: Now to 2027
NV Red Balls Falls Red | Calamus Estate Winery
Region: Beamsville Bench
Calamus is a boutique winery which has 42 acres of vineyard land and has won over 100 medals for their wines.
Tastes Like: This medium-bodied blend displays red fruit, dried eucalyptus leaves, and a touch of smoke, with some refined tannins.
Drink With: Braised lamb, grilled portobello mushrooms, or a big, juicy steak, fresh off the grill would all be great options.
Price: $17.95 | Varietal: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon | Percentage: 13% | Drink this: Now to 2027
White Wine Club Features
2020 Inspired Gewürztraminer | Lacey Estates Vineyard & Winery
Region: Twenty Mile Bench
The Lacey family has worked together for three generations and takes pride in their premium, handcrafted, small-batch wines.
Tastes Like: An abundance of citrus, exotic tropical fruit, subtle vanilla, a hint of citrus peel, and a bit of spice.
Drink With: A cool and crisp Waldorf salad, or try with spicy Singapore noodles or a Thai shrimp curry.
Price: $20.00 | Varietal: Gewürztraminer | Percentage: 13.5% | Drink this: Now to 2024
2017 Sauvignon Blanc | Drea’s
Region: Niagara Peninsula
This wine was created by Andrea (Drea) Kaiser in a tribute to her father Karl, a prolific winemaker. Karl would make Sauvignon Blanc for his daughter and wife every year.
Tastes Like: Classic gooseberry, lime zest, grapefruit, and some herbal notes, making it both bright and fresh.
Drink With: Enjoy with a fresh, crisp salad with Ontario goat cheese and citrus vinaigrette, or try with Vietnamese noodles!
Price: $26.70 | Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc | Percentage: 12.5% | Drink this: Now to 2025