Discover Connexion Oenophilia’s outstanding collection of wines and whiskies, and share our passion for excellence. Many fascinating private import wines, from exceptional producers in Italy, France and New Zealand have recently been released in Quebec.
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QUINTA DAS MARIAS ENCRUZADO 2011 DĂO :: PORTUGAL
VINTAGES 364802 | 750 mL bottle |$16.95| Robert Parker 91 | drink and enjoy now
Indigenous grape to Dão, aromatic, intense citrus and herbes de Provence, balsamic notes, crushed dried rosemary, silky and full with good length, only 800 cases made, boutique winery. Somewhere between a chardonnay and a sauvignon blanc, interesting wine, worth the detour.
LONGROW PEATED CAMPBELTOWN SINGLE MALT – SPRINGBANK DISTILLERY :: SCOTLAND
VINTAGES 180158 | 700 mL bottle |$86.95| Beppi Crosariol 94
Pale gold, marzipan, smoke, dried fruit, smooth, with spicy fruit cake layers, classic Springbank Longrow, delicious and incredible value for such fine small batch whisky, No age statement, blend of 6,10 and 14YO peated whisky. Only 600 bottles released in Ontario. No colour added, unchilfiltered.
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NO. 1 FAMILY ESTATE CUVÉE NO. 1 BLANC DE BLANCS – NEW ZEALAND
VINTAGES 56358 | 750 mL bottle |$34.95| Bob Campbell MW 90 | drink and enjoy now
From a méthode traditionnelle specialist in Marlborough, lovely brioche, citrus notes, aged 2 years on lees, amazing creaminess and very fine bubbles, palate is focused and balanced with great length. Outstanding quality, easily doubles for top-quality Champagne.
HAULLER RIESLING GRAND CRU MUENCHBERG 2011 :: FRANCE
VINTAGES 360370 | 750 mL bottle |$19.95 | Prix d’Excellence Vinalies 2013 & John Szabo 91
Pure, citrus blossom, lime, peach, pineapple, touch of smoke, palate is rich and creamy with nervy minerality throughout. Delicious now, built to last, amazing value Grand Cru at less than $20
LA HAUTE FÉVRIE LE FILS DES GRAS MOUTONS MUSCADET SÈVRE-ET-MAINE SUR LIE 2012 :: FRANCE
VINTAGES 363150 | 750 mL bottle |$14.95| drink now
Bright straw, clean, pure, refreshing spritz, clear notes of fennel and citrus, light-med body, crisp finish. Enjoy with oysters.
PALAZZO BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO 2006 :: ITALY
VINTAGES 660746 | 750 mL bottle |$59.95| WS 95| drink or hold
Absolutely fabulous notes on the nose, ruby garnet with sweet inky violet scents and some leather and spice, dry and silky with ripe berry fruit and power. Delicious now and built to last.
LES VIGNERONS DU CASTELAS VIEILLES VIGNES SIGNARGUES CÔTES DU RHÔNE-VILLAGES 2010 :: FRANCE
VINTAGES 34116 | 750 mL bottle |$16.95| drink now or hold| GOLD in Paris
Lovely meaty and wild strawberry notes, dry, soft, elegant and a nice firm body and licorice layers through the finish. Lamb chops or with roast beef.
PATRICK LESEC PIERRES DORÉES CHÂTEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE 2010 :: FRANCE
VINTAGES 79749 | 750 mL bottle |$49.95| Robert Parker 93+| drink and hold
Rich, intense notes as it opens up in the glass, jammy, inky, black cherry, sweet spices and cola, silky and full with fine and pure balanced fruit. Get it while you can.
VALSACRO DIORO RIOJA 2005 - SPAIN
VINTAGES 345694 | 750 mL bottle |$32.95| RP 92 | drink or hold
Pretty ruby garnet hue with an intense black fruit, fresh rosemary, and spice, dry, rich and full, terrific balance and length. From a solid vintage, drinking well now with good cellaring potential.
KILCHOMAN MACHIR BAY ISLAY SINGLE MALT :: SCOTLAND
LCBO 346338 | 700 mL bottle | 46% |$89.95 | Jim Murray 93
From Islay’s only independent and truly artisanal distillery, named after a long and beautiful white sand beach, pale gold, with lovely toffee, vanilla, citrus aromas and replays on the palate, sweet center with a clear and measured dose of peat coming through. No colour added, unchilfiltered.