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Jackson-Triggs Vintners

Jackson-Triggs Vintners One of the more noted names in the Canadian wine industry with wineries in both Ontario and British Columbia. The Ontario vineyards are located in the Niagara-on-the-Lake region. Every bottle of Jackson-Triggs wines bears the signature of the proprietors Alan Jackson and Donald Triggs. They believe that wine making is a delicate balancing act between art, science and nature requiring equal parts knowledge and intuition. Since Jackson-Triggs Vintners' inception in 1993, both its Okanagan and Niagara wines have been honoured with many prestigious and notable awards. The list soars above most Canadian wineries with over 675 awards won to date - including more than 450 and 225 in International and Canadian competitions respectively The Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate Winery was opened in July 2001 and is a state-of-the-art 47,000 square foot winemaking facility, set within a picturesque 26-acre vineyard. Annual production is approximately 100,000 cases. The winery also boasts an open-air amphitheatre that launched its first season in June 2002 and continues to attract mass audiences every summer.

Directions
From Toronto: 1. Take the QEW in the direction of Hamilton/Niagara Falls. 2. After the St. Catharines Skyway, take the second exit (38B - Niagara Stone Road or Regional Road 55). 3. Cross over the highway, follow to the end of the street and turn right on York Road. 4. Stay on York Road to Concession 6 and turn left. 5. Follow Concession 6 to Regional Road 55 and turn right. 6. Continue on Regional Road 55 through the village of Virgil. 7. The winery is on the right hand side just before you enter historic Niagara-on-the-Lake. From Niagara Falls / Buffalo: 1. Take the QEW in the direction of Toronto. 2. Exit at Glendale Avenue. 3. Turn right and at stop light turn rigth again on York Road. 4. Stay on York Road to Concession 6 and turn left. 5. Follow Concession 6 to Regional Road 55 and turn right. 6. Continue on Regional Road 55 through the village of Virgil. 7. The winery is on the right hand side just before you enter historic Niagara-on-the-Lake.


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2145 Regional Road 55, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, CA, L0S 1J0 Email: niagaraestate@jacksontriggswinery.com
Phone: 866-589-4637 Web: www.jacksontriggswinery.com
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  Delaine Vineyard Cabernet-Merlot
This elegant wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (45%), Merlot (35%) and Cabernet Franc (20%), 3 of the 5 classic Bordeaux varietals. The wine was aged in premium French and American oak barrels for 14 months.
  Delaine Vineyard Chardonnay
Brilliant gold in colour, this elegant wine displays rich tropical aromas of ripe grapefruit, fresh green apples and citrus underscored with nuances of toasted oak. Full flavours of pineapple, grapefruit and lemon delicately fold into a creamy, biscuity finish. - Tom Seaver, Winemaker
  Delaine Vineyard Merlot
Full bodied and deep ruby in colour, our 2002 Delaine Vineyard Merlot showcases aromas of ripe cherry and blackberry layered with hints of spicy vanilla, pepper and smoke. Lush flavours of Bing cherries, plums and blackcurrants on the palate are sustained with velvet soft tannins.
  Delaine Vineyard Pinot Noir
Our 2004 Delaine Vineyard Pinot Noir, deep garnet in colour, displays beautiful aromas of ripe cherry and hints of muchroom shaded with flavours of vanilla, truffle and smoke. Generous flavours of plum, rhubarb and clove dominate the palate, with a delicate, earthy finish. - Tom Seaver, Winemaker
  Delaine Vineyard Riesling
Luminous straw in colour, this Riesling displays alluring aromas of zesty lime and citrus fruit underscored with classic spicy mineral and petrol notes. Concentrated flavours with a hint of sweetness are balanced with crisp, refreshing acidity.
  Delaine Vineyard Syrah
Deep plum in colour, our 2004 Syrah is richly textured. Seamlessly balanced intense aromas of ripe black currant truffles and peppered spice mark the nose while the palate couches ripe black berry and cherry fruit in a cradle of vanilla. The finish is soft, persistent and elegant.
  Proprietors' Grand Reserve Cabernet Franc Icewine
Soft crimson in colour, our 2004 Grand Reserve Cabernet Franc Icewine displays alluring aromas of raspberry and plums with hints of figs. Full in body, the intense flavours of berries and rhubarb marry with a touch of pepper and spice on the extended silky finish. - Tom Seaver, Winemaker
  Proprietors' Grand Reserve Chardonnay
Our 2004 Grand Reserve Chardonnay was aged for 8 - 10 months in premium 1 & 2 year old French oak barrels after undergoing complete malolactic fermentation. Luminous gold in colour, this elegant wine is beautifully structured and displays alluring aromas of full tropical fruit with hints of green apple and toasted oak. Accentuated by a rich, creamy butterscotch finish, the ripe flavours of citrus and white peach perfectly integrate with the bright, crisp acidity. - Tom Seaver, Winemaker
  Proprietors' Grand Reserve Gewürztraminer
This wine was vinted in a typical cool climate style indicative of a Niagara aromatic white wine. To extract full and intense varietal characterisitics, cold fermentation and pressing were used. This wine displays hints of leechee nut with delicate aromas of peach on the nose, followed by a crisp, clean finish.
  Proprietors' Grand Reserve Gewürztraminer Icewine
Our 2004 Grand Reserve Gewurztraminer Icewine displays rich tropical aromas of guava and mango underscored by distinct floral notes. Honeyed flavours of apricot and pineapple are balanced with spicy acidity and conclude with a luscious extended finish. - Tom Seaver, Winemaker
  Proprietors' Grand Reserve Meritage
Our 2004 Grand Reserve Meritage is a blend of Merlot (50%), Cabernet Sauvignon (35%), and Cabernet Franc (15%) three of the classic Bordeaux varietals. Deep ruby in colour, the nose is dominated by aromas of ripe raspberries, plums and vanilla underscored with chocolate and spicy black pepper. The concentrated fruit flavours of berries, chocolate and coffee intricately fold with the firm leather tannins providing full structure and an elegant prolonged finish.
  Proprietors' Grand Reserve Merlot
Our 2002 Grand Reserve Merlot underwent extended maceration to extract a deep garnet colour red colour and concentrated fruit flavours. Aged in premium new French and American oak barrels for 13 months, this wine exhibits a gorgeous bouquet of ripe blackberries, vanilla and sweet plum aromas layered with notes of mint, chocolate and spicy oak. Bold flavours of cherry and blackberry, supported by mellow tannins, combine to create a rich extended finish. - Tom Seaver, Winemaker
  Proprietors' Grand Reserve Riesling
Brilliant straw in colour, this classic Riesling displays intense aromas of grapefruit, apple blossom and lime underscored with spicy mineral notes. The predominant flavours of citrus and nectarines are perfectly complemented by crisp refreshing acidity and an extended spicy finish. – Tom Seaver, Winemaker
  Proprietors' Grand Reserve Riesling Icewine
The naturally frozen grapes were pressed at an average temperature of minus ten degrees celsius, thus enhancing the varietal's intense complexity of flavours. The resulting wine displays a rich golden hue with alluring aromas of ripe peaches and delicate violets. Succulent honeyed fruit flavours of nectarines and citrus, balanced by fine refreshing acidity, caress the palate with an exquisite silky finish.
  Proprietors' Reserve Cabernet Franc Rose
The wine was cold fermented and aged in stainless steel to capture the vibrant aromas of fresh strawberries, melon, citrus, and violets.
  Proprietors' Reserve Cabernet Franc/Cabernet Sauvignon
The composition of this wine is 52% Cabernet Franc and 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, an assemblage of two classic Bordeaux varietals. The wine is intensely aromatic, exhibiting a core of ripe plum, anise, blackcurrant and bell pepper. Rich fruit flavours supported by firm leather tannins lead to a rich extended finish.
  Proprietors' Reserve Chardonnay
Our 2004 Reserve Chardonnay underwent partial malolactic fermentation followed by 7 months of ageing in French oak barrels. The resulting luminous gold coloured wine is beautifully structured, with soft aromas of green apple, pineapple and butterscotch on the nose. Notes of vanilla, lemon and toasted oak complement the creamy textured flavourful finish.
  Proprietors' Reserve Dry Riesling
Our 2005 Reserve Dry Riesling was cold fermented to extract true varietal character, texture and complexity. Luminous straw in colour, the aromatic bouquet displays notes of citrus fruit and peach. On the palate, flavours of green apples and pear are harmoniously balanced with crisp acidity to impart a refreshing finish.
  Proprietors' Reserve Gewürztraminer
Our 2005 Reserve Gewürztraminer was vinted in a cool climate style and allowed 12-24 hours of skin contact to extract intense varietal character and complexity.This wine displays spice, lychee and rose petal aromas entwined with crisp tropical and citrus fruit flavours.
  Proprietors' Reserve Late Harvest Riesling
Golden in colour, this delightful wine displays lively aromas of lychee, orange blossom, golden delicious apples and distinct mineral notes characteristic of the Riesling grape. On the palate, delicious tropical flavours of pineapple and kiwi delicately fold with crip acidity to conclude with a rich full bodied finish.
  Proprietors' Reserve Late Harvest Vidal
Our 2004 Proprietors’ Reserve Late Harvest Vidal is rich gold in colour and displays intense aromas of lychee fruit, oranges and ginger. Complex flavours of tangerine, apricot and honey are balanced with crisp acidity and lead to a long, full-bodied finish. - Tom Seaver, Winemaker
  Proprietors' Reserve Meritage
Our 2004 Reserve Meritage is an expertly crafted blend of Merlot (45%), Cabernet Sauvignon (40%) and Cabernet Franc (15%), 3 of the 5 classic Bordeaux grape varietals. Garnet red in colour, the nose is dominated by aromas of ripe raspberries, plum and vanilla underscored by notes of chocolate and black pepper. Rich fruit flavours are supported by supple tannins which yield an extended finish.
  Proprietors' Reserve Merlot
Our 2004 Reserve Merlot was aged in premium oak barrels to impart rich complexity and structure. Deep garnet red in colour, the wine displays lovely aromas of fresh cherry, raspberry and ripe blackberry layered with notes of delicate oak ,vanilla and spice. Concentrated fruit flavours of black currant and cherry, supported by mellow velvet tannins, combine to create a rich lingering finish.
  Proprietors' Reserve Pinot Noir
Our 2004 Proprietors' Reserve Pinot Noir is deep ruby in colour and displays abundant aromas of cherry and tobacco shaded with hints of vanilla and toasty oak. Ripe cherry and plum flavours are echoed in the rich supple finish.
  Proprietors' Reserve Riesling
Our 2005 Reserve Riesling was vinified in an off-dry style to enhance the varietal’s natural fruit character. Light straw in colour, this wine exhibits delicate floral and orange blossom notes with soft hints of petrol. Flavours of citrus, honey and touches of peach are followed by a crisp refreshing finish.
  Proprietors' Reserve Sauvignon Blanc
Brilliantly aromatic, the bold citrus driven bouquet exhibits ripe grapefruit notes accentuated by distinctive grassy aromas. A profusion of fresh honeydew melon, mango and ripe citrus flavours with hints of fig linger on the crisp, richly textured finish.
  Proprietors' Reserve Shiraz
Deep crimson, tinged with plum hues, the wine displays aromas of cassis, toasted oak, nutmeg and white pepper. Rich fruit flavours of blackberry, cassis and black cherry integrate seamlessly with smooth vanillin oak and supple tannins to create a lingering finish.
  Proprietors' Reserve Sparkling Cuve Close
Brilliant straw in colour and displaying a generous mousse, this elegant wine's aromatic bouquet reveals a delicate composition of roses, lemons, tart green apples and subtle hints of biscuit. The sweetness is balanced by crisp acidity and mineral notes and imparts a lingering finish. Crafted in a cool climate using the time honoured Methode Cuve Close, this distinctive wine combines three classic varietals: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Riesling.
  Proprietors' Reserve Unoaked Chardonnay
Our 2004 Reserve Unoaked Chardonnay was cold fermented and aged in stainless steel to capture the varietal’s unique character and flavour.
  Proprietors' Reserve Vidal Icewine
Our 2005 Proprietors’ Reserve Vidal Icewine displays rich tropical aromas of papaya, mango and apricot. Bold fruit flavours balanced with fine acidity caress the palate and conclude with an exquisite silky finish.
  Proprietors' Selection Cabernet Sauvignon
Our Cabernet Sauvignon is full-bodied with subtle black currant fruit on the nose. It is a dry, well-balanced wine with pleasing notes of tannin and oak on the palate.
  Proprietors' Selection Cabernet-Merlot
Our Cabernet~Merlot combines the unique characteristics of two classic varietals into a rich harmonious wine. Deep cherry in colour, the intense blackcurrant and spicy pepper aromas of Cabernet marry perfectly with the lively plum and blackberry notes of Merlot.
  Proprietors' Selection Cabernet-Shiraz
Our Cabernet~Shiraz combines the unique characteristics of two classic varietals into a rich harmonious wine. Deep garnet colour, the bold black pepper and cedar notes of Shiraz marry perfectly with the smoky plum, blackcurrant and vanilla aromas of Cabernet.
  Proprietors' Selection Chardonnay
Our Chardonnay is dry and full-bodied with a fragrant bouquet reminiscent of ripe apples and pears. A hint of oak and butter combine for a lingering, complex finish.
  Proprietors' Selection Merlot
Our Merlot is rich in fruit and has a soft full-bodied elegance. The velvety texture and bouquet of berries and herbs are uniquely characteristic of this grape variety.
  Proprietors' Selection Pinot Grigio
Vinted in a cool climate style, our Pinot Grigio displays zesty aromas of lime, apple and pear, balanced with delicate floral notes. Tropical fruit and bright citrus flavours are accentuated by crisp, refreshing acidity.
  Proprietors' Selection Pinot Noir
Our Pinot Noir, cherry red in colour, imparts warm rich aromas of raspberry, strawberry and ripe cherry jam complemented by earthy notes of pepper. Bold fruit flavours dominate the palate while soft tannins complete the elegant finish.
  Proprietors' Selection Riesling
Vinted in cool-climate style, our Riesling is well balanced with hints of ripe apricot and peach on the nose. This wine's full fruit flavours are complemented by its natural acidity.
  Proprietors' Selection Sauvignon Blanc
Our Sauvignon Blanc has a distinctive floral bouquet which is complemented by notes of citrus fruit and dill. It has good structure and an elegant finish.
  Proprietors' Selection Shiraz
Deep garnet in colour, our Shiraz imparts rich aromas of ripe raspberry and blackberry with hints of cracked pepper and a subtle touch of oak. Bold fruit flavours dominate this full bodied wine while firm tannins complete the finish.
  Proprietors' Selection White Merlot
Our White Merlot was crafted from the deeply coloured Merlot grape, renown worldwide for producing rich, velvet textured red wines. The brilliant coral colour is a result of allowing only minimal contact with the grape skins during the gentle pressing process. This wine is layered with fresh aromas and flavours of cherry, strawberry and spice combined with a touch of sweetness and a crisp, refreshing finish.
  Semillon-Chardonnay
Our Semillon~Chardonnay combines the unique characteristics of two classic varietals into a rich harmonious wine. Luminous gold in colour, the Semillon displays lively citrus and tropical fruit while the Chardonnay emphasizes tiers of ripe apple, pear and vanilla notes.

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