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Gaspereau Vineyards

Gaspereau Vineyards Located in the beautiful Gaspereau Valley seven miles from Wolfville. Once an apple orchard the vineyard was planted in 1996 on the ideal south facing slope followed by a successful harvest in 1999. The winery opened in 2004. At Gaspereau Vineyards, Jost planted Chardonnay, Riesling, Ortega and Vidal on the warmer upper part of a vineyard and varieties such as De Chaunac, L'Acadie, New York Muscat and Kuhlmann further down what is a fairly continual slope. “Chardonnay always makes it through the winter and it produces a decent wine,” Jost says. “But I like L'Acadie,” referring to the most widely planted white variety in Nova Scotia . In the Gaspereau site, the variety yields a wine that the wine shop staff describe as “dangerously drinkable.” The wine shows sweet, zesty citrus flavours with a dry finish

Directions
From downtown Wolfville (Highway #1), turn up Gaspereau Avenue (Beside the Police Station and across from Tim Horton's). Drive 3km - Gaspereau Vineyards is located on the right. Travelling Highway 101, take Exit 11 (Old Orchard Inn) and follow the signs. Gaspereau Vineyards is 7 km from the highway.


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2239 White Rock Road, Gaspereau, NS, CA, B4P 2R1 Email: info@gaspereauwine.com
Phone: 902-542-1455 Web: www.gaspereauwine.com
Fax: 902-542-1455
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Products



  Castel
Gold Medal Winner-2006 Taster's Guild Wine Competition. Only 375 cases of this Premiere Vintage Annapolis Valley grown dry red wine were bottled. The bouquet has a hint of cayenne pepper with sweet cranberry and cinnamon spice. This medium bodied red wine is beautiful, rich in colour and will pair well with slightly spicy food, tomato pasta dishes and a variety of cheeses. The perfect partner with your next culinary masterpiece. Enjoy......
  DeChaunac
The 2003 DeChaunac, a Gold Medal winner at the Taster's Guild International Competition, is ripe with aromas of red currants and cranberries. The velvety flavour of chocolate and coffee nuances will pair beautifully with creamy pastas, barbecued seafood and light meats.
  L'Acadie Blanc
Silver Medal Winner-2006 Taster's Guild International Competition. A true Nova Scotia delight, this perfectly balanced wine has a bouquet of pineapple and citrus. The sweet tropical fruit and gooseberry finish makes this wine a perfect complement to Nova Scotia scallops, shrimp kabobs and gazpacho soup. A Silver Medal winner at the Taster's Guild International Competition, this wine is meant for Nova Scotia cuisine.
  Lucie Kuhlmann
The 2002 Lucie Kuhlmann, a Best of Category winner at the All-Canadian Wine Championships, is a red wine of distinction. A barrel-aged wine filled with intense colour and a smoky bouquet rich in blackberries and raspberries. An elegant spiciness finishes this dry wine making it a perfect match for your favourite cheeses, pasta dishes or hearty roasts. Enjoy with friends!
  Maple Wine
The forests of Nova Scotia produce the popular delicacy maple syrup used to create this fortified Maple Wine. Filled with alluring maple flavours and a smooth, rich finish this wine will pair beautifully with banana crepes, vanilla ice cream and soft cheeses. Remember your friends and enjoy the Maple Wine together.
  Marechal Foch
Gold Medal Winner-2006 Taster's Guild Wine Competition. This 2004 Marechal Foch is an exciting Premiere Vintage grown at Benjamin Bridge Vineyards (Gaspereau Valley, Nova Scotia). Ripe with aromas of chocolate and plums, the anise and red berry flavours will pair beautifully with hearty red meat and pasta dishes.
  Muscat
A wine of prestige for Nova Scotia, this Silver medal winner at the Taster's Guild International Competition is a delight for all senses. Concentrated aromas of melons, rose petals and lime zest and a full-bodied, refreshing finish of pink grapefruit will please many. This wine is meant to be enjoyed with Asian cuisine, mild to medium curry dishes and Nova Scotia seafood.
  Ortega Vidal Icewine
Gold Medal Winner-2005 Taster's Guild International Competition. Beginning on the eve of December 8, 2004, the grapes for the Ortega Vidal Icewine were picked while still frozen. The result of immediate pressing is a luxurious dessert wine filled with the nectar of apples, peaches and pears. A Gold Medal winner at the Taster's Guild International Competition, this wine will pair beautifully with paté, apple crisp and soft aged cheeses.
  Port
This non-vintage, port-styled wine is reminiscent of cranberry, raspberry and plum preserves. A velvety finish of butterscotch and maple toffee makes this wine a perfect complement to a relaxing evening, dark chocolate truffles or blue cheeses. Easy to enjoy and difficult to share...
  Rose
Bronze Medal Winner- 2006 Taster's Guild Wine Competition. The 2005 Gaspereau Rose has been made from the free run of Lucie Kuhlmann and DeChaunac. It is salmon-pink in colour with a strawberry bouquet. A silky mouth feel and berry fruit flavours make this harmonious, semi-dry wine a perfect match for canapes, salmon and pasta dishes.
  Seyval Blanc
A well-balanced semi-dry white wine. An elegant bouquet of melon and pears foretells the silky flavour of honeyed citrus fruit. Many styles of cheese, fresh salads and lightly spiced chicken dishes will pair well with this wine.

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