New Wine Reviews

Number of Wines Recommended: 53

Review date: March 20, 2010

The highlights in this Vintages release include:

- 19 wines under $20

– Best value white: Lime-fresh German Riesling for pork and shellfish $13.95

– Favourite white: A spectacular Niagara Chardonnay for cornish hen, lobster in butter 94/100

– Best value red (tied): Australian Shiraz with fleshy plums for prime rib and hamburgers $14.95

– Best value red (tied): Italian Primitivo (Zinfandel) with blackberry goodness and robust supple layers for pepperoni pizza $12.95

– Favourite red: Drop-dead Tuscan beauty with a finish that won’t stop 96/100

– Best Value Rosé: Classic dry French rosé for salmon and chicken $13.95

– Favourite Sparkling Wine: A toasty French Champagne 90/100

– Best Value Sparkling Wine: Italian bubbly that is a delicious steal at $16.95

– Best Value Dessert Wine: Lovely after-dinner port with toasted almonds or black forest cake $15.95

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