This Weekend's Pick

Wine of the Weekend

California Love

It’s the perfect time to show California some love. The growers and winemakers of California are a dedicated group who love their land and trade. Right now, they are battling wildfires that threaten their vines and homes, but the California wine industry is always a source of positive energy and resilience! So grab a bottle from the Golden State this week and toast all their efforts. We’re picking up a bottle of Bread & Butter Pinot Noir, an iconic grape made in California’s signature style (also one of the hottest new Pinots at the LCBO).

Tasting Notes: This is 100% Pinot Noir, with a rich texture and soft tannins. Juicy raspberry and cherry notes mingle with cedar and spices from American and French oak, showing wonderful balance. The finish lingers between sips, drawing you back for more.

Enjoy With: Grilled chicken or pork, cedar plank salmon, charcuterie platters, and gruyere or graviera cheese.

Style: A juicy, medium-bodied red wine.

Terroir/Region: Bread & Butter Pinot Noir combines the efforts of growers up and down the California coast. The important word there is coast – the vineyards near the ocean benefit from cool air and morning fog that allows the grapes to gradually be exposed to the intensity of the California sun, creating balanced flavour development and preventing sunburn. Yes, grapes can get sunburned!

Producer: The team at Bread & Butter wines started out with the goal of creating your favourite everyday wine, your ‘bread and butter’ so to say. They think that a great wine should be something that does not break the bank, that is delicious enough for you to enjoy at home or be happy to give as a gift, and that is consistent from year to year so you never have to guess what it will taste like. Goal achieved!

Availability: Bread & Butter Pinot Noir can be found in the California section of your local LCBO and is $3.00 off until September 13, so there’s plenty of time to go back for more!


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Price: Now $15.95 Was $18.95 Save $3.00 until September 13, 2020

LCBO#: 13686

Size: 750mL

Alcohol Content: 13.5% alc./vol.