Bold & Full

Bold & Full Taste Profile

A great statement-wine. Bold in flavour and colour, these wines have dark fruit such as cassis and can be spicy.

Varietals and Grapes

There are thousands of grapes used to make wine. Different grapes offer unique taste characteristics in wine. These can vary based on where the grapes are grown and how the wine is made. To the right is a general guide to what grapes or types of wine tend to fall under the Bold & Full Taste Profile.

Subtle

Mourvedre, Bordeaux Blends, Bonarda (New World, Tempranillo (Ribera), Super Tuscans

Moderate

Zinfandel (Old Vines), Malbec, Nebbiolo

Bold

Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Amarone


Subtle

Wine-Bold&Full Shelf Talker

Here's the info you'll find on the shelf

  1. ① Intensity Scale

    Think of the Intensity Scale as a measure of how much the aromas and flavours of a particular wine jump out from the glass.

    SUBTLE

    MODERATE

    BOLD

  2. ② Taste Profile

    Bold & Full is one of the six taste profiles.

  3. ③ Flavours

    A wine’s flavour is influenced by many things including the grapes, the land it comes from and how it was made. We’ve summed up each wine’s Flavour in a few simple words.

  4. ④ Sweetness

    Sweetness Level will always appear under Flavours. The levels can range from very dry to very sweet.

  5. ⑤ Food Pairings

    The enjoyment from a glass of wine can be enhanced by pairing it with the right food. Here are a few suggestions for foods that pair well with the wines in each Wine Taste Profile.

Moderate

Grilled lamb

Grilled lamb

A great pairing to a local red wine such as Avondale's Montevista.

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Chocolate curls

Chocolate curls

Use these easy to make chocolate curls to add a decorative element to chocolate-based desserts.

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Red wine reduction sauce

Red wine reduction sauce

This great holiday uses Jackson Triggs Proprietors' Selection Shiraz to create a delicious reduction sauce for all of your holiday gatherings.

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Mom’s tourtière

Mom’s tourtière

This Acadien staple makes a wonderful meal during the holidays.

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3 barbecue sauce-smothered ribs stacked on a wooden plank

Apple cider BBQ ribs

Take your BBQ ribs to the next level.

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