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Leaning_Post_Riesling_20152015 Riesling – Wismer Vineyard (Foxcroft Block)   $25

Exquisitely fragrant, the 2015 Riesling leaps from the glass with vibrant aromas of lime zest, orange blossom, nutmeg and beeswax. On the palate, a hint of honey, spice and citrus leads to an incredibly full and intense texture balanced by crisp acidity that lingers through to a clean, long finish.

275 cases produced

 

 

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2015 The Fifty Chardonnay   $22

The town of Winona, Ontario (where our winery is located) was first named “The Fifty”, short for the “The Fifty Road Settlement”, being 50 miles from Niagara Falls and the American border. As an homage to this area, we created a truly unique wine. This Chardonnay was fermented in oak barrels, before being moved to stainless steel tanks for aging on yeast lees for 9 months. Barrel fermentation adds texture and mouthfeel, while lees aging in stainless steel keeps fresh fruit and mineral at the centre of this wine. We feel this is the best one yet. You will not taste anything quite like it!

300 Cases Produced

 

2Leaning_Post_Winery_Chardonnay_20132014 Chardonnay – Wismer Vineyard (Foxcroft Block)   $35 

Mature vines really display the wonderful minerality of the Twenty Mile Bench in Vineland in what was a warm, but not hot vintage.  Fantastic peach, pear and lime aromas intertwine with a slight limestone/reductive note on the nose. On the palate, pineapple, lemon and crème-brule play off a mineral base. A round, mouth-filling texture is balanced by good acidity leading to a long, supple finish.

125 Cases Produced

 

 

Leaning_Post_Rose_20162016 Rosé   $20

This wonderfully fresh and fruity yet complex Rose is made from 74% Gamay and 26% Cabernet Sauvignon. A warm but steady growing season created the perfect conditions for making the kind of Rose we love. With gorgeous upfront strawberry and raspberry, and subtle herbs in the background, the balanced acidity refreshes and leaves you wanting more!

 

 

 

 

2Leaning_Post_Winery_Gamay_20142014 Gamay Noir   $25

This Gamay unfolds on the nose with layers of black cherries, beets and plums. The palate shows wonderful softness and suppleness, with raspberry, spice and earth leading to notes of pepper and pan-drippings.  A mouth-filling texture meets a balancing acidity leading to an exceptionally long, round finish.

350 Cases Produced

 

 

 

 

2Leaning_Post_Winery_Pinot_Noir_20122012 Pinot Noir – Lowrey Vineyard   $42 

From the wonderfully hot 2012 vintage, aromas of kirsch, black cherry, raspberry and ripe beets leap out of the glass. On the palate, earth and mushroom  lead to subtle nuances of autumn leaves and smoked meat. A mouth-filling texture is balanced by good acidity and extremely soft, velvety tannins, leading to an impossibly long, supple finish.

200 Cases Produced

 

 

 

2Leaning_Post_Merlot_20132013 Merlot   $42

From this great vintage we bring you a truly classic Merlot. Hand crafted at every stage, from picking to sorting to punching-down fermentations, this wine waited patiently for 20 months in barrel. The result has definitely been worth the wait! Wonderful cassis, raspberry and cedar meet leather, bramble and toffee. The perfect balance of soft texture but powerful structure means this wine is in it for the long haul. An instant classic!

65 Cases Produced

 

 

Leaning_Post_Syrah_20132013 Syrah – Keczan Vineyard $33  

From the slightly cooler 2013 vintage, this Syrah provides an intense nose of white pepper, lavender, cloves, raspberry, and cassis. The palate is much the same as the nose, with violets, lavender, raspberry, cherry, bacon, and vanilla giving way to a hint of anise. Soft and integrated tannins contrive to encourage a long smooth finish.

220 Cases Produced

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