Written By Treve Ring Libations / Red Wine Jan 1, 2010 Starling Lane Winery Maréchal Foch 2007 SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestSaanich Peninsula, Vancouver Island, BC $24-26www.starlinglanewinery.comThis is a storming wine. Big gutsy flavour for big blustery days – like January in BC. Foch is a wine that people either love or love to hate – there’s no middle ground. But really – what’s not to love about Starling Lane’s version? A dark ruby colour, with plush vanilla, dark raspberry, deep plum, dusty cocoa, and a lovely spicy finish. Nice acidity – and thankfully none of the gaminess that would turn this love story sour. This is a big red from a cool climate! Partner with slow roasted venison or lamb, cracked pepper and glazed root veg.Maréchal Foch [MAY-ray-shahl FOESH] is a hybrid, grown in North America. A hybrid is a breeding between two species of vine, in this case vitis vinifera and vitis riparia – in the hopes of gaining the positive benefits of both species.This wine is sold out at the winery, but there are still a few bottles available at select private liquor stores and savvy restaurants. Tip – get on Starling Lane’s contact list and reserve for next vintage.Rating: (click here to see what our wine ratings mean) Red WineVancouver IslandWine Reviews SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Treve Ring Treve Ring is a wine writer, editor, judge, consultant and certified sommelier, and has been with EAT Magazine for over a decade.\r\n\r\nIn addition to her work with EAT, she is a Wine Critic and National Judge for ... Read More You may also like Events / Food News / Places April 28, 2021 CITY EATS May|June 2021 At press time, restaurants, pubs, bars and food courts remain closed for indoor dining. One silver lining is that the weather is warming up and more ... Read More Food Events / Food News September 18, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-Island & Tofino September|October 2019 The Buzz Up-Island It’s high time for festival season! I anticipate this time of the year all year long when fresh produce is in abundance, ... Read More Food Events / Food News July 3, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-island & Tofino July|August 2019 The Buzz Up-island July 2019 “First we EAT, then we do everything else”(M.K.Fisher) – at least I do anyway. Never short of ... Read More Events / Food News / Places June 27, 2019 City EATS July|August 2019 Summertime means eating al fresco, whether on one of our city’s many lovely outdoor patios or packing a picnic and heading to a park or ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 City EATS May 2019 Summer is on the way! This seems like a good time to remind you about Victoria’s incredible small batch ice cream and frozen treat makers, just in ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 The Buzz Tofino May 2019 16th Tofino Food & Wine Festival — 20 top chefs, 75 wineries and 21 breweries to indulge on June 7th – 9th. Friday kicks off The Cocktail ... Read More Comments are closed.