Traditional Method Sparkling
2009 Chardonnay (Brut) $37.99 750ml
Chardonnay, a grape traditionally used in sparkling wine, was harvested from Chute’s Vineyard in Bear River and from our Estate vineyard in the Gaspereau Valley and was used to make this Traditional Method sparkling wine. Classic pairings include oysters and other shellfish, mixed nuts and cheeses.
2013 L’Acadie Blanc (Dry) $15.99 750ml
*Available at the NSLC*
L’Acadie Blanc, made from Nova Scotia’s quintessential grape variety, is a crisp, dry white wine that pairs perfectly with local seafood, shellfish and cheeses. The nose of this wine displays aromas of citrus and apple with overtones of candied pears. L’Acadie Blanc finishes smooth with apple flavours and a refreshing acidity.
2013 Muscat (Dry) $19.99 750ml
*Available at the NSLC*
New York Muscat, Nova Scotia’s most aromatic grape variety was used to make this slightly pink in colour wine. The nose shows intense tropical fruit aromas of lychee fruit and passion fruit with hints of pink grapefruit and fresh-cut mint. Despite the illusion of sweetness displayed by the nose, this wine finishes dry with a long grapefruit finish. Muscat is the perfect partner for curry dishes, crab cakes and shellfish. Or try our personal favourite: Nova Scotia mussels steamed in Muscat with onions, peppercorns and garlic.
2011 Gaspereau Estate Riesling (Off-Dry) $17.99 500ml
The 2011 Estate Riesling was made exclusively from the Riesling grapes grown on the upper slopes of Gaspereau Vineyards. They were hand-harvested, cold-soaked, pressed and then cool-fermented to retain the Riesling aromatics. Aromas of apple and white pepper fill the nose while a bold acidity and a hint of sweetness help to balance out the palate. Only 50 cases of this wine were produced. Enjoy now or cellar up to 5 years.
2013 Seyval Blanc (Semi-Dry) $16.99 750ml
*Available at the NSLC*
Seyval Blanc 2013 is a semi-dry white wine made from the grape variety Seyval. In Nova Scotia’s climate, Seyval achieves a perfect balance of sweetness and acidity and, combined with flavours of peach and pear makes this wine extremely food friendly. Seyval Blanc pairs well with local seafood and cheeses or can cool the palate when paired with hot and spicy dishes.
Learn more about Tidal Bay“A wine with unique character, Tidal Bay brilliantly reflects its birthplace: the terroir, coastal breezes, cooler climate, and our winemakers’ world-class craftsmanship.” Gaspereau Vineyards` 2013 Tidal Bay is an aromatic wine made from a unique blend of Seyval Blanc, Vidal Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay and Muscat with an off-dry finish.
2011 Lucie Kuhlmann (Dry) $21.99 750ml
Lucie Kuhlmann, one of Gaspereau Vineyards’ signature grapes, was used to make this robust red wine. Aged in French oak barrels, it has a smoky character and pairs well with beef, lamb or Italian cuisine.
2012 Triomphe D’Alsace (Dry) $19.99 750ml
Triomphe D’Alsace is a grape variety developed in Alsace, France. Grown in three vineyards – Black Dogs – Cadrain’s – Wuhrer’s – these grapes produce a wine that shows a lovely fruit-forward nose and a balance between fruit and tannin on the palate. Pair this wine with tapas, tomato-based pastas and other Italian fare.
2010 Pinot Noir (Dry) $19.99 500ml
Pinot Noir has been growing in Nova Scotia at Al McIntyre’s Racca Vineyard near Canning, since 2001. Harvested in early November 2010, the grapes were hand-harvested and sorted, cold soaked prior to fermentation and cool-fermented. Malolactic fermentation followed. Aged in a combination of New Hungarian Oak, older French Oak and stainless steel, this wine shows the classic Pinot Noir aromas and is supported by smoky vanilla undertone. A light cherry hue with an elegant structure makes this classic cool climate Pinot Noir a natural food friendly wine.
2013 Rosé (Medium) $15.99 750ml
The 2013 Rosé is made from the free run juice of our freshly crushed Lucie Kuhlmann, cool-fermented in stainless steel. The Gaspereau Rosé 2013 is a semi-dry wine with a lovely characteristic salmon-pink colour and a nose that is reminiscent of cranberry cocktail and wild strawberries. With a smooth mouth-feel, a hint of tannin and a balance between sweetness and acidity, this wine makes a perfect match for roast turkey or pork dinners, cedar-planked salmon or dishes with sweet or spicy sauces. A great wine to accompany you on the patio!
2011 Marechal Foch (Dry) $19.99 750ml
Marechal Foch, the most widely planted red grape in Nova Scotia, was used to make this limited edition wine. Aged in stainless steel and French oak barrels, it shows a nice balance of berry fruit, oak, and tannin. Enjoy this medium bodied red wine with pizza, tomato-based pastas or various beef dishes.
Crescendo (Medium) $21.99 750ml
This sparkling wine is the first sparkling wine produced at Gaspereau Vineyards. The balance of aromatics, sweetness and sparkle make this wine perfect as an aperitif for any meal. or to celebrate a memorable event. An expressive nose of apple with a hint of lychee fruit suggests this wine’s blend of Vidal and the aromatic Muscat.
Tawny (sweet) $20.00 500ml
This 100% Nova Scotian fortified wine is made by combining a premium blend of red wines with wine brandy and lightly sweetening it with maple syrup. Classic pairings include strong blue cheese and dark chocolate. Informal affairs may call for campfire s’mores!