2017 Thanksgiving Wines

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We're delighted to share our selection of red, white, and sparkling wines that will go with your turkey, ham, and even non-meat Thanksgiving dinners. The wines include favourites such as Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Noir, and more. There are also wines for overly-dry Turkey (Brachetto!) and deep-fried (sparkling!). Take a look at the list below and let us know if you have any specific culinary questions. From all of us at Marquis, we hope you have a fantastic Thanksgiving!

Cuvee Jean Paul 2015 Vaucluse Rouge 750ml

$15.56

"So smooth, you don't need to think about it, but if you pause you will find it is surprisingly good!" A classic Rhone red; friendly and warming leafy, autumnal aromas and an ample, sweet dried currant palate. A delicious, uncomplicated medium-bodied,...

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Haywire 2015 Pinot Noir White Label 750ml

$26.87

These grapes were grown on a 35-acre cool mountain site above the town of Oliver. In keeping with our tradition of less is more, the wine is fermented in concrete tanks, then transferred to age in old French oak barrels before being bottled in its purest...

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Alexander Valley 2012 Temptation Zinfandel 750ml

$27.74

Alexander Valley Vineyards has always done a good job with value Zinfandels. My favorite of the current releases is the 2012 Zinfandel Redemption, which was aged 14 months in barrel. It reveals plenty of peppery, black cherry and blackberry fruit, and...

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Domaine Octavie 2016 Touraine Gamay 750ml

$26.00

This family business established in 1885 takes its name from their grandmother, who died at 99 years old and who planted their original vines. From a sandy, clayish terroir, this red wine has great presence, starting with its beautiful intense...

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Synchromesh 2015 'Four Shadows' Riesling 750ml

$26.00

Situated on the eastern slope looking down on Penticton this vineyard has two distinct blocks of Riesling. This wine hails from the highest elevation block on an extremely steep slope of gravel and clay layered over fractured bedrock and rotten granite...

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Weingut Stadt Krems 2015 Riesling Steinterrassen 750ml

$30.34

Apple and lime inform a sharply pungent nose and a firm, brightly juicy palate. There is a faintly grassy aura here, suggesting the influence of younger vines picked early. But the sustained finish offers tangy invigoration and ample refreshment. --David...

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Black Swift 2014 Riesling Kurkjian Vineyard 750ml

$31.22

Farmed in an organic vineyard in East Kelowna, just below Summerhill, the Kurkjian Vineyard Riesling is a dense, powerful and dry style of Riesling much akin to those of the Clare or Eden Valley of Australia. This unique sub-region of the Okanagan Valley...

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Chateau Ste. Michelle 2015 Riesling Cold Creek 750ml

$38.95

Winemaker's Notes: Our Cold Creek Riesling is made from 45-year-old vines which contribute fruit intensity and concentration. This is a ripe, lush style of Riesling with aromas of ripe peaches, dried apricots and spice notes. It displays beautiful ripe...

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Des Ouches 2015 Bourgueil Rose 750ml

$27.74

Varietal : Cabernet Franc This wine was fermented at low temperature for one month so as to preserve its aromatic potential. With its nose offering aromas of citrus and strawberry, this rosé will ideally accompany your aperitifs and grills.

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Jim Barry 2013 Florita Riesling 750ml

$68.60

With pretty lime blossom, lemon tart and honeysuckle scents accented by a suggestion of talc, the light-bodied and dry 2013 The Florita Riesling has a bracing line of zesty acidity running through a great intensity of fruit and a long finish. Drink it...

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Kracher 2014 Welschriesling 750ml

$32.95

Bright straw yellow with green tints in the glass. Grapefruit, citrus fruits, some exotic hints, sugar pear, elderberry blossom, and fresh fruit on the palate. Well balanced with lively acidity.

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Meyer Family 2015 Riesling 750ml

$21.65

2015 RieslingFleet Road Vineyard, Naramata BC THE VINTAGEIn 2015 we had one of the earliest budbursts on record as mild temperatures began in March with budburst occurring in mid April. The earliness of the season meant our harvest dates would also...

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Weingut Nigl 2015 Riesling Dornleiten 750ml

$37.30

Nearly-overripe pear and apple are complemented by fresh lime and a tart, incisive edge of pear and apple skin. Polished in feel, this finishes with generosity while preserving admirable focus. Score: 88 points -- David Schildknecht, Vinous, June 2016

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