Rockway Vineyards Takes Home Two Awards at Ontario Wine Awards
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Rockway Vineyards and winemaker David Stasiuk participated in the 23rd annual Ontario Wine Awards. The competition features 373 wines from 54 wineries in Ontario. We are proud that Rockway Vineyards has again been recognized for our excellent wines with two medals at this competition!

The Ontario Wine Awards was created to recognize Ontario VQA wines for their quality, distinction and brilliance. The Ontario Wine Awards recognize VQA varietal quality in 25 different categories and acknowledge winners in Bronze, Silver and Gold Medal levels. 

Rockway Vineyards winners were Silver Medals for our 2012 Reserve Meritage (VQA) in the category of "Meritage and Cabernet/Merlot Blends Award" and our Patio 9 White (VQA) in the category of "Dry White Varietal Award".

Congratulations David and the whole wine team here at Rockway Vineyards. Keep making us proud! 

Below is more information about our award-winning wines.

2012 Reserve Meritage (VQA)

From winemaker David Stasiuk: "the sum of these iconic varietals is a balancing act. When they come together in the right proportion, they create a harmony of flavours and feel. This wine is continually evolving in the glass.”

Tasting Notes:

Colour is deep purple to garnet. Up front aromas of current, red berry fruit, tobacco leaf and baking spice. Notable undertones of vanilla bean, toasted oak and wild flower. Palate is full-bodied with a velvety mouth-feel backed with fresh acidity and ripe polished tannins. Flavours of dried red fruit, anise and savoury spice are just a few of the many complexities brought from these three Bordeaux varietals. Well balanced with a medium+ finish.

Patio 9 White (VQA)

From winemaker David Stasiuk:  “Mouth-watering freshness. It only takes a sip to see why this wine is everyone's favourite! Low alcohol, crisp, with a fun refreshing spritz.

Tasting Notes:

Colour is steely-straw with a faint olive hue. On the nose; lemon-lime and ripe tropical fruit. Fresh peach with hints of apricot. In the mouth; crisp refreshing acidity balances harmoniously with residual sugar. A delicate spritz lifts the palate while ripe stone fruit flavours carry through to a refreshing finish. At 9% alcohol, this wine is easy on one's conscience.

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Posted by admin at Jun 14, 2017 Category: Wine
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