The Great Canadian Wine Exchange – Discover the Premium wines of Niagara

As Niagara moves toward its 50th year as a modern wine producing region the experience of its winemakers and maturing of its vineyards is now plainly evident in the bottle. The Black Case highlights Niagara’s best with wines of pedigree that drill down into the sub-appellations and in some cases single vineyards. They are wines of complexity, structure and depth, fine to be enjoyed now with aeration but able to cellar as well.

To help support the winery communities across Canada at this time, we have carefully selected an exceptional ‘Black’ case of premium wines from Niagara for a special price of $514/case plus delivery. Delivery fees are estimated at $17 in Ontario (shipping locations, fees & COVID-19 update). The case is expected to ship in late April 2020.

Niagara Black

WineAlign partner Sara d’Amato handled the final curation and procurement of the Niagara Black Case and had this to say about it:

We get more site specific with our “Black” level offerings and you can expect to delve more deeply into Niagara terroir. Many of the bottles we have chosen are sourced from single vineyards of significance, our own crus, where particular varieties are distinctly expressive: Redstone vineyard for the later ripening syrah, Lowrey for complex pinot noir and Vinemount Ridge’s Picone vineyard for nervy riesling. You can also anticipate iconic blends, such as Equueleus, Terroir Caché and Droite that are inspired by Bordeaux but are distinctly Niagara in their generosity. Furthermore, prepare your palate for two disparate vintages of quality: the hot, dry 2016 that resulted in lavish reds and the chaotic 2017 that brought with it juicy, precise and compelling finds. We have assembled a dozen of our favourite wines sourced from across multiple Niagara sub-appellations. These wines are otherwise only available at the wineries or at select restaurants and it is our pleasure to bring them to your doorstep.

The Wines: Vintage Appellation
Adamo Blanc de Noir Traditional Method Sparkling 2017 St. David’s Bench
Charles Baker Picone Vineyard Riesling 2017 Niagara
Chateau des Charmes Equueleus 2016 St. David’s Bench
Cloudsley Cellars Chardonnay 2017 Twenty Mile Bench
Pearl Morissette Cuvée Dix-Neuvième 2017 Twenty Mile Bench
Domaine Queylus Droite 2017 Lincoln Lakeshore
Hidden Bench Terroir Caché 2016 Beamsville Bench
Leaning Post Lowrey Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016 Niagara
Megalomaniac Frank Cabernet Franc 2017 Niagara
Redstone Syrah Redstone Vineyard 2017 Lincoln Lakeshore
Stratus Semillon 2017 Niagara-on-the-Lake
Thirty Bench Small Lot Pinot Noir 2017 Beamsville Bench

 

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The Details:

The Niagara Black Case (mixed 12-pack) ships in early May 2020 ($514/case + delivery fees). In order to know the number of committed participants, we require a $100 refundable deposit to secure every order. All credit card charges through the Exchange will show up with the WINE- prefix on your credit card statement. For every case that is processed through the WineAlign Exchange there will be three charges on your credit card: WINE-Deposit, WINE-Purchase and WINE-Reconcile & Ship.

Okay, let’s do this!  I’m ready to order The Niagara Black Case. The final price will be about $514/ plus delivery fees. The $514 price includes all taxes and our $25 curation, admin, storage & repackaging fee. Wines are expected to ship in early May 2020.

Delivery fees are estimated at $17 Ontario (shipping locations, fees & COVID-19 update). We use wine couriers, not Canada Post whenever possible..

Due to purchasing restrictions we need to have total orders which are a multiple of 12.

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