PictureWhile fighting waves of summer heat the past few days we have taken the time to delve into the world of white wines. While we generally prefer a robust red, the whites seem very appealing when it’s too hot to move.

With this in mind we grabbed a bottle of Homegrown Riesling by Megalomaniac from the LCBO and had it in our backyard.

Sadly they don’t have much of a website at the moment and the bottle really doesn’t reveal much about the vineyard but it is 100% VQA and based in the Niagara region.

This would pair very well with light affair such as fish and salads. A nice beet salad or something with fruit and a few nuts in it.

You can purchase a bottle at the LCBO for $13.95 and it sits at 10.5% ABV.

Appearance: Light yellow with good legs.
Aroma: Nice barrel notes. Light fruityness like banana and mango.
Taste: Lots of line and other citrus notes. Orange comes in too.
Aftertaste: Dry and short.
Overall: A great refreshing wine in this heat.

Kole McRae

Founder of Toronto Booze Hound. He can be seen drinking almost anything in the wild from beer to rum. Try not to startle him, he may use humour as a self defence method.

Email: kole@torontoboozehound.com

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