Top 100 red wines of Prince Edward County

Discover the top 100 best red wines of Prince Edward County of Prince Edward County as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the red wines that are popular of Prince Edward County and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Prince Edward County

The wine region of Prince Edward County is located in the region of Ontario of Canada. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Closson Chase or the Domaine Norman Hardie produce mainly wines red, white and sparkling. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Prince Edward County are Pinot noir, Chardonnay and Cabernet franc, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Prince Edward County often reveals types of flavors of butterscotch, tree fruit or nutty and sometimes also flavors of non oak, earth or microbio.

In the mouth of Prince Edward County is a with a nice freshness. We currently count 38 estates and châteaux in the of Prince Edward County, producing 174 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Prince Edward County go well with generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or vegetarian.

Discover the grape variety: Léon Millot

Léon Millot noir is a grape variety that originated in France (Alsace). It is a variety resulting from a cross of the same species (interspecific hybridization). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches, and grapes of small size. We find the Léon Millot noir in the vineyards of the Rhône Valley.

Food and wine pairing with a red wine of Prince Edward County

red wines from the region of Prince Edward County go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of fleischnacka leaf, potjevleesch or blanquette of rabbit with riesling and chanterelles.

News from the vineyard of Prince Edward County

Best in Show: The top 50 wines of DWWA 2022

The 0.27% of entries awarded Best in Show at this year’s Decanter World Wine Awards reflect the inspiring world of wine and quest for quality among winemakers globally, with 50 wines expressing the best of their categories. An all-time record for wines tasted at the world’s largest wine competition, it’s quite possible that Decanter World Wine Awards 2022 marks the largest-ever wine competition to be held in history. And of the record-breaking 18,244 wines tasted, just 50 were ...

Tributes paid to Paul Pender

Canada’s wine community is mourning the sudden loss of beloved Ontario winemaker Paul Pender. Passing away at the age of just 54, Pender died ‘unexpectedly under tragic circumstances’ on 4 February, 2022, as announced by sister wineries Tawse and Redstone.    Before becoming director of viticulture and winemaking at Tawse and Redstone, he was a carpenter. When he developed an allergy to the dust and solvents, he went back to school to study winemaking at Niagara College in 2004. Pender’s interns ...

Andrew Jefford: ‘Perhaps they think “drinkers like oak”. Really?’

An electronic dart was tossed at us recently by Decanter reader Tim Frances from Kent. It landed on the screen of our magazine editor Amy Wislocki; Amy lobbed it across the virtual room to me, suggesting a column-length reply. ‘Here’s a poser,’ Tim began. ‘How do your experts grade a wine that they find intellectually well made, but that they truly madly deeply dislike? I’ve tasted wines I can admire dispassionately, but would stab my feet with forks rather than drink them. Must be a conundrum f ...