Light & Fruity

Light & Fruity Taste Profile

Typically lighter in colour, with fresh fruit flavours of strawberry, rhubarb and cherries, these wines are refreshing.

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 Light & Fruity Taste Profile.

Subtle

Gamay

Moderate

Barbera, Pinot Noir (New World), Dolcetto Valpolicella

Bold

Bobal


Subtle

Wine-Light&Fruity 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

    Light & Fruity 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

Smoky Canadian Club maple salmon bites

Smoky Canadian Club maple salmon bites

Smoky Canadian Club Maple Salmon Bites

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Cranberry hazelnut baked brie

Cranberry hazelnut baked brie

This dish literally oozes with flavour.

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Perfect winter recipes

Cranberry & orange sauce

This sauce makes a zesty addition to the holiday dinner table.

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Beer candied bacon

Beer candied bacon

Beer and bacon together at last!

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Loaded nachos topped with veggies, pull pork, cheese sauce and guacamole

All-star pulled pork nachos

These crowd favourites are easy to make and full of flavour.

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Sweet and sour meatballs

Sweet and sour meatballs

These tart and tangy meatballs are a tasty addition to any Game Day party with friends.

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