Best LCBO Wines: Vintages Release August 16

August 16, 2014 Catalogue B

You can access the 79 wines that I reviewed for August 16 as a text wine list with my complete tasting notes, scores, food matches and the stock for each bottle in their closest LCBO stores.

You can also see my wine reviews for August 2. You can add my wine picks to their custom shopping list with one click and access that list on their smartphone. This is one of the benefits of becoming a Paid Member. Inventory stock numbers are usually posted online a day or two before the release based on the LCBO doing so.

Here are all 79 wine reviews and ratings for this release at the LCBO:


Chateau de Treviac by Natalie AChâteau De Treviac Arnaud Sié 2011
Corbières, Midi A.P., France

Beringer Private Reserve Natalie ABeringer Private Reserve Chardonnay 2012
Napa Valley, California, United States

 Langmeil Hangin' Snakes NatalieLangmeil Hangin’ Snakes Shiraz Viognier 2012
The Long Mile, Barossa, South Australia, Australia


Thorn-Clarke Shotfire NatalieThorn Clarke Shotfire Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2011
Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia

Château Moncontour Tête De Cuvée Brut Vouvray
Loire A.C., France

Erudito Reserva Especial 2008
Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Villa Annaberta Amarone Della Valpolicella 2010
Veneto D.O.C.G., Italy

Raymond Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
St. Helena, Napa Valley, California, United States

Hecht & Bannier St-Chinian 2011
Midi A.C., France

Napa Cellars Napa Cellars Zinfandel 2012
Napa Valley, California, United States

Bramare Malbec 2011
Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina

Hecht & Bannier Minervois 2011
Midi A.C., France

Duckhorn Goldeneye Pinot Noir 2011
Anderson Valley, California, United States

Beelgara Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Clare Valley, South Australia, Australia

Château De Lastours Grande Réserve 2008
Corbières, Midi A.P., France

Tessellae Old Vines Carignan 2012
Côtes Du Roussillon, Midi A.P., France

Girard Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
Napa County, California, United States

Château De Gourgazaud Cuvée Mathilde 2011
Minervois, Midi A.C., France

Hunter’s Pinot Noir 2012
Wairau Valley, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Ninin De Antonino Izquierdo 2009
Ribera Del Duero D.O., Spain

López De Haro Crianza 2008
Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Decero Malbec 2011
Agrelo, Central Region, Mendoza, Argentina

Colomé Reserva Malbec 2010
Calchaquí Valley, Salta, Argentina

Post Scriptum De Chryseia 2011
Douro D.O., Portugal

Flagstone Dragon Tree Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Pinotage 2011
Western Cape W.O., South Africa

J. Lohr South Ridge Syrah 2011
Paso Robles, California, United States

Château Des Jacques Clos Rochegrès Moulin-À-Vent 2011
Beaujolais A.C., France

Chalk Hill The Procrastinator Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia

Patrizi Barolo 2008
Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy

Domaine Bellavista La Cuvée D’ava 2011
Côtes De Roussillon A.P., France

Allegrini Valpolicella Classico 2012
Veneto D.O.C., Italy

Tenuta Di Capraia Chianti Classico 2011
Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy

Wakefield Shiraz 2012
Clare Valley, South Australia, Australia

Carvalhais Duque De Viseu 2011
Dão, Douro D.O.C., Portugal

Tormaresca Neprica 2012
Puglia I.G.T., Italy

Château De Cointes Marie-Anne Malepère 2011
Midi A.C., France

Château Lacaussade Saint-Martin 2010
Blaye Côtes De Bordeaux A.C., France

J. Lohr Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
Paso Robles, California, United States

Herdade Penedo Gordo Aragones Vinho Tinto 2012
Alentejo D.O.C., Portugal

Casa Silva Los Lingues Gran Reserva Carmenère 2012
Colchagua Valley, Chile

Graffigna Grand Reserve Malbec 2011
San Juan, Argentina

Zeni Marogne Ripasso Valpolicella Superiore 2011
Veneto D.O.C., Italy

Münzenrieder Classic Zweigelt 2011
Neusiedlersee, Burgenland D.A.C., Austria

Thirty Bench Steel Post Vineyard Small Lot Riesling 2010
Beamsville Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Vineland Estates Elevation St. Urban Vineyard Riesling 2012
Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Thirty Bench Triangle Riesling 2008
Beamsville Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Reichsgraf Von Kesselstatt Nies’chen Riesling Kabinett 2006
Moselle Q.M.P., Germany

Drylands Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Plume Chardonnay 2012
Napa Valley, California, United States

Thornbury Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Guillaume Aurèle Viognier 2013
Pays D’oc, Midi I.G.P., France

Lailey Sauvignon Blanc 2012
Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Miopasso Fiano 2012
Sicily I.G.P., Italy

Fielding Pinot Gris 2013
Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Thelema Sutherland Sauvignon Blanc 2012
Stellenbosch Elgin W.O., South Africa

La Chablisienne Saint-Bris Sauvignon 2013
Burgundy A.C., France

Montes Alpha Chardonnay 2012
Casablanca Valley, Chile

Mario Schiopetto Bianco 2009
Venezia Giulia, Friuli I.G.T., Italy

Beyra Vinhos De Altitude 2012
Beiras Interior D.O., Portugal

Mountadam Chardonnay 2012
Eden Valley, Barossa, South Australia, Australia

Basa Blanco 2013
Rueda D.O., Spain

Marcato Monte Tenda Soave Classico 2012
Veneto D.O.C., Italy

Domaine De Terrebrune De Loire Rosé 2013
Loire A.C., France

Domaine La Rocalière Tavel Rosé 2013
Rhône A.C., France

Muga Rosé 2013
Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Reif Fortune Cabernet Rosé 2013
Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Les Vignerons De Maury Maury 2009
Roussillon A.C., France

Cotnari De Cotnari Grasa 2012
Moldova D.O.C.C., Romania

Valdespino Inocente Sherry Fino Dry
Jerez Xérès D.O., Spain

Mas Des Bressades Cuvée Tradition Rosé 2013
Costières De Nîmes, Rhône A.C., France

Redstone Winery Limestone Vineyard South Riesling 2012
Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Gnarly Head Old Vine Zin Zinfandel 2011
Lodi, California, United State

Norman Hardie Unfiltered Chardonnay 2012
Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

First Press Chardonnay 2011
Napa Valley, California, United States

Stratus Red Icewine 2012
Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A. Canada

Domaine Le Grand Retour Plan De Dieu Aubert Frères, Prop.-Récolt. 2011
Côtes Du Rhône-Villages A.C. France

Bodegas Del Abad Dom Bueno Mencía 2008
Bierzo D.O., Spain

Apollonio Copertino Rosso 2007
Puglia, D.O.C. Italy

Thorn-Clarke Shotfire Quartage Shotfire Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2010
Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia




















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