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Vintages Release June 23, 2012

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Dessert Wine

Magnotta Winery Limited Edition Sparkling Ice Sparkling Single Vineyard, Charmat Method Vidal Icewine 2008, V.Q.A., Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: Gorgeous concentration and depth. Honeyed essence is brought to life and vibrancy with the effervescence. Your dessert island wine. Drink: 2012 - 2020 50195 9.8% S 375 mL $69.95 Score: 93/100. June 2012. Top Rated Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Hitching Post Pinot Noir 2007, Santa Barbara County, California, United States: Glorious pinot noir! Pricey but worth it. Jubilant cherry and wild strawberry notes. Liquid satin wraps around happiness. Drink: 2012 - 2016 36715 14.2% D 750 mL $49.95 Score: 91/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Monte Zovo Sa' Solin Ripasso Valpolicella 2009, D.O.C., Veneto, Italy: Vintages Wine Panel: This superb Ripasso is a perennial favourite with Vintages customers. Fruit-forward, with complex notes of cherry, herbs, and cranberry masterfully integrated with spicy pepper and meat notes. Dry and medium-full bodied with a flavourful and lingering finish. The upfront style makes this a very pleasant sipping wine. My note: Savoury, juicy and rustic with black fruit and cedar smoke. Lots of acidity for food. Full-bodied and supple. Ripasso Valpolicella food pairings: roast leg of lamb, gourmet pizza with the works. Drink: 2011 - 2014 650713 13.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 87/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Des Capucins Château Des Arnauds 2009, A.C., Lalande De Pomerol, Bordeaux, France: With some cellar time, this red will be spectacular! It's very tannic with a furry grip now. Classic aromas of cassis, blackcurrant and wild, tart blackberry. Great depth and length. Awesome price. Food pairings: grilled lamb chops with rosemary. Drink: 2014 - 2018 279992 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cave Kouroum Petit Noir 2007, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon: Very tart cherry notes and a mouth-watering attack of acidity. Smooth and medium-bodied. Petit Noir food pairings: veal chops, grilled duck sausages. 260141 13.8% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 85/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Vincens Cuvée Prestige 2009, A.C., Cahors, Southwest, France: A savoury, full-bodied red with black fruit flavours. Straight-forward pleasure. Food pairings: beef stew. Drink: 2012 - 2014 272427 14.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 86/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Serrado Colheita Agricola Castro De Pena Alba 2008, D.O.C., Dão, Portugal: Ultra-dry with smoky black fruit. Full-bodied. You can't beat this price. Food pairings: rare steaks, spicy grilled sausages. Drink: 2012 - 2014 283192 13.5% XD 750 mL $11.95 Score: 86/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Santa Ema Reserve Merlot 2009, Maipo Valley, Chile: Lots of chocolate, espresso and mocha on the nose from generous oak aging. Black fruit and dark spices through the palate and finish. Drink: 2012 - 2014 642538 13.5% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 87/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Le Ragose Classico Superiore Ripasso Valpolicella 2007, D.O.C., Veneto, Italy: A peppery, black wine with smoky, tarry depths. Full-bodied with a good grip. Demands meaty dishes. Decent for 2-3 hours. Drink: 2012 - 2015 991984 13.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 87/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Seeker La Casa Del Rey Malbec 2009, Mendoza, Argentina: A full-bodied red with lusciously rich black plum aromas and flavours. A pleasantly bitter finish that refreshes your palate for the next bite of food. Malbec food pairings: peppercorn steaks, grilled portobello mushrooms. 271213 14.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 88/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mountadam Vineyards Cabernet Merlot 2008, Barossa, South Australia, Australia: Blackberry and purple plum liqueur on this juicy, full-bodied red that's smooth and satisfying. Big palate wallop. Drink: 2012 - 2015 641860 15% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery Meritage 2010, V.Q.A., St. Davids Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: Savoury with a pleasant cedar-bitterness through the mid-palate that's surrounded by cassis and wild blackberry. Very well structured. Drink: 2012 - 2015 285627 13.2% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 88/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Niro Citra Vini Montepulciano D'abruzzo 2009, D.O.C., Abruzzo, Italy: Coffee and blackberries with a smoky finish. Full-bodied and relatively smooth. Montepulciano D'abruzzo food pairings: Sicilian gnocchi with sausage ragu, meat ravioli. Drink: 2012 - 2014 278150 13.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Salore Salice Salentino Rosso, Cantina De Falco 2008, D.O.C., Puglia, Italy: Smoky and juicy with dark red fruit and dried herbs. Full-bodied, savoury and smooth. Great tomato sauce wine. Food pairings: pasta and chorizo sausage, grilled eggplant. 277475 14% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Musar Jeune Chateau Musar 2009, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon: Complex and exotically different! Cedar forest floor with wild black tart cherry. Full-bodied and smooth. This is the second label (think flanker brand) of Chateau Musar, arguably Lebanon's best winery. Drink: 2012 - 2015 178079 13.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tossals Junior Cellars M. Carmen Declara 2006, D.O., Montsant, Spain: Very tannic; give it some cellar time. Black fruit and smoke with a savoury, meaty heart. Drink: 2013 - 2016 278135 14.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 88/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Painter Bridge South Ridge Syrah 2010, Paso Robles, California, United States: A plush, supple red with lovely aromas and flavours of juicy plums and a satin smooth texture. Drink: 2012 - 2015 948240 13.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Outpost Zinfandel 2009, Howell Mountain, Napa Valley, California, United States: Brambleberry-bumbleberry pie with squishy blueberries and purple plums. Paired best with psychedelic colours and drugs. Drink: 2012 - 2015 253377 15.9% XD 750 mL $69.00 Score: 88/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Alta Vista Premium La Casa Del Ray Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, Mendoza, Argentina: Blackberry liqueur and tar in this robust, dry red. A full-on palate whacker at 15% alcohol that's ideal for a very big piece of medium-rare steak. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: spicy grilled sausages, juicy steaks. 129957 14% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Chapel Hill Shiraz 2009, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: Blackberry pie and lusciousness on the palate but then it finishes completely dry, which is refreshing. Full-bodied and smooth with layers of flavour and happiness. Drink: 2012 - 2015 743989 14.5% XD 750 mL $25.95 Score: 89/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Marques De Casa Concha Peumo Vineyard, Concha Y Toro Carmenère 2010, Rapel Valley, Chile: Savoury and juicy with big black plum and berry aromas and flavours. Full-bodied and smooth. Offers incredible quality and taste for the price. Drink: 2012 - 2015 169862 14.5% D 750 mL $17.00 Score: 89/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ernie Els Big Easy 2010, W.O., Western Cape, South Africa: A terrific, black smoke, big oak red with brooding black fruit and cedar. Perfect for when you almost got a hole in one... Back to the clubhouse to discuss. (Yes, this is named after the famous golfer who owns the winery.) Food pairings: grilled beef medallions in a peppercorn sauce. Drink: 2012 - 2016 220038 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Langa Centenaria Garnacha 2008, Do Calatayud, Spain: Superb value for this price point. Tannic so decant for 2 hours. Coffee and espresso on the nose then some black fruit on the palate. Drink: 2012 - 2014 194795 14.5% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 89/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Zonte's Footstep Single Site, Baron Von Nemesis Shiraz 2008, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia: Fantastic for the price! Full-bodied and juicy with layers of mouth-watering flavours: blackberry pie and black plums. Smooth and terrific. Great party wine. Drink: 2012 - 2015 212936 14.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. June 2012. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tatiarra Culled Barrel Shiraz 2009, Heathcote, Victoria, Australia: Very vibrant, complex, elegant and flavourful. Full-bodied and smooth with mouth-watering layers of dark fruit. Some dark spices on a long finish. Drink: 2012 - 2016 271379 14.5% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 90/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château De Lancyre Coste D'aleyrac 2010, A.C., Languedoc, Pic Saint Loup, Midi, France: This robust, dry red features aromas and flavours of black cherry liqueur. Full-bodied with incredible concentration. Smooth and ready to go when you are. Drink: 2012 - 2016 74765 14% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Chàteau De Nages Jt Costiéres De Nîmes R. Gassier Prop. 2009, A.C., Rhône, France: Robust and tannic so decant 2 hours or give it some cellar time. Richly concentrated flavours of wild blackberry and currants. Drink: 2012 - 2016 736876 14.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 90/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Fontalpino Fattoria Carpineta Fontalpino Chianti Classico 2009, D.O.C.G., Tuscany, Italy: Black as night and just as deep. Tar, blackberries and blackcurrants with a long smoky finish. Decent 2-3 hours. Drink: 2014 - 2018 275859 14% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 90/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ramón Bilbao Reserva 2005, D.O.C.A., Rioja, Spain: Coffee aromas mingle sensually with fleshy black plum notes. Full-bodied and supple. Very delicious! Drink: 2012 - 2015 281097 14% XD 750 mL $17.00 Score: 90/100. June 2012. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cerro Añon Gran Reserva, Bodegas Olarra 2004, D.O.C.A., Rioja, Spain: Savoury and meaty with juicy, mouth-watering fleshy black fruit. Nicely put together. Drink: 2012 - 2015 190827 13.5% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Valle Andino Reserva Especial Agricola Y Commercial Santa Camila Syrah 2008, Colchagua Valley, Rapel Valley, Chile: Pretty darn amazing for the price, even at twice the price. Lusciously ripe black fruit with layers of juicy pleasure that will make you regret buying only one bottle. Full-bodied and some kinda wonderful. Drink: 2012 - 2015 272682 14.5% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 91/100. June 2012. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Tronquoy-Lalande Vins & Vignobles Dourthe 2004, A.C., St-Estèphe, Bordeaux, France: Savoury and complex with layers of black-fruited pleasure and smoke. A long finish. Excellent quality for this price. Drink: 2013 - 2016 279984 13% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 91/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Le Sughere Di Frassinello Rocca 2009, I.G.T., Maremma, Tuscany, Italy: Complex and rich with exotic aromas of violets and smoke. Full-bodied and ready to drink with 2 hours' decanting. Drink: 2012 - 2015 25700 14% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 91/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Greystone Pinot Noir 2009, Waipara Valley, South Island, New Zealand: Love this spicy, racy character! Lots of mouth-watering acidity that's perfect for food. Tart cherries dance across your senses. Love it! Drink: 2012 - 2016 271312 14.5% XD 750 mL $37.95 Score: 91/100. June 2012. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Wind Gap Castelli-Knight Ranch Syrah 2007, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: Intensely concentrated with a core of blackberry and black cherry liqueur. Great balance even though this is a towering big wine. Bring it on and fire up the barbecue. Drink: 2012 - 2016 242776 13.5% XD 750 mL $59.00 Score: 91/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz 2008, South Australia, Australia: Elegant and classically made with rich aromas of blackberry, cassis and mint. New World power and confidence bridled by Old World elegance and refinement. Drink: 2012 - 2017 309625 14% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 92/100. June 2012. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Schloss Reinhartshausen Dry Pinot Noir 2007, Q.B.A., Rheingau, Germany: Juicy and lovely! Smooth and medium-bodied, packed with cherry-berry and earthy notes. Terrific mouth-watering character for food. This is my kinda pinot. Yum! Pinot Noir food pairings: veal medallions, beef-and-mushroom kebabs. Drink: 2012 - 2016 40543 13.5% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 92/100. June 2012. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Redemption Zin Alexander Valley Vineyards Zinfandel 2007, Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: Intensely flavoured and concentrated. Great acidity runs through the heart of lusciously ripe purple plums and blueberries. Yum! Drink: 2012 - 2016 224147 14.5% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 92/100. June 2012. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gemma Giblin Riserva Barolo 2005, D.O.C.G., Piedmont, Italy: Superb! Big tannic grip but gorgeous flavours flow in and around that dry feeling with juicy dried cherries and leather and smoke. Full-bodied with an incredibly long finish. 185025 14% D 750 mL $36.95 Score: 95/100. June 2012. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosés

Peninsula Ridge Beal Vineyards Cabernet Rosé 2011, V.Q.A., Beamsville Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: Dry and refreshing with incredible mouth-watering action for the acidity. Lovely aromas of field strawberries. Great price. Cabernet Rosé food pairings: grilled jumbo prawns with a peach salsa. Drink: 2011 - 2013 177840 11.5% XD 750 mL $11.95 Score: 87/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Francis Ford Coppola Sofia Rosé 2011, Monterey County, California, United States: Juicy, fleshy raspberry aromas and flavours. Medium- to full-bodied and mouth-watering. Drink: 2012 - 2014 284943 12.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Des Carteresses Rosé 2011, A.C., Tavel, Rhône, France: Perfect! Love this style of rose from Tavel! Dry and refreshing with aromas o small field raspberries. Summer's day in a bottle. Drink: 2011 - 2014 739474 14% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 90/100. June 2012. Best Value Rosé Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Petit Rimauresq Grenache Cinsault Syrah Rosé 2011, A.C., Côtes De Provence, France: Rose-petal, spring day pretty! Terrific acidity for grilled salmon. Lovely, fleeting notes of fresh field strawberries. Drink: 2012 - 2014 276360 13% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 91/100. June 2012. Best Value Rosé Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Quails' Gate Estate Winery Rosé 2011, V.Q.A., Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada: Full-bodied for rose but medium in the grand wine scheme of things. Delightfully flavourful with aromas of field raspberries and some nutmeg. The most un-boring rose I've tasted. I'm getting a case. Drink: 2012 - 2014 275842 13% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 92/100. June 2012. Top Rated Rosé Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Cidrerie & Verger St. Nicolas Brut 2011, Chaudière Appalaches, Canada: Lovely aromas of green and gala apples with a light spritz and medium body. Clean, crisp and refreshing. Brut food pairings: seafood, cheeses, desserts. Drink: 2012 - 2014 277442 8.5% MD 750 mL $16.25 Score: 89/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Laborie Brut Sparkling Wine Méthode Cap Classique Kwv Sparkling White 2009, W.O., Western Cape, South Africa: Toasty and smoky and robust. Terrific quality for the price. Drink: 2012 - 2014 280115 13.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. June 2012. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bestheim Brut Crémant D'alsace Méthode Traditionelle, A.C., Alsace, France: Clean and crisp with nice toasty fresh fruit aromas.. Stunningly great price! Drink: 2012 - 2014 141184 12% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. June 2012. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Michele Chiarlo Nivole Moscato D'asti 2010, D.O.C.G., Piedmont, Italy: Some kind of wonderful! Orange blossom, floral notes with a lovely peach sweetness yet the effervescent prevents it from being cloying. Drink: 2012 - 2014 942888 5% MS 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Angels Gate Winery Pinot Gris 2010, V.Q.A., Beamsville Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: Very soft and subtle with faint aromas and flavours of dry white pear and melon. Drink: 2012 - 2014 285783 13.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 85/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine De La Tourlaudière Sur Lie Muscadet Sèvre & Maine 2010, A.C., Loire, France: Dry and mouth-watering with a good acidic attack. Lemon and lime zest. Clean and crisp. Muscadet Sèvre & Maine food pairings: seafood. Drink: 2012 - 2014 171694 12% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 86/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Nessa Adega Gran Vinum Albariño 2010, D.O., Rias Baixas, Spain: Ultra-dry with white grapefruit and lime acidity. Clean and fresh, no oak. Drink: 2012 - 2014 282558 13% XD 750 mL $16.00 Score: 86/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Meinklang Grüner Veltliner 2010, Burgenland, Austria: Vibrant notes of lime and grapefruit with lots of mouth-watering acidity and white pepper. This organic wine has just 20 mg/l of free sulphur. Drink: 2012 - 2014 219014 11.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 87/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lucien Albrecht Réserve Pinot Gris 2010, A.C., Alsace, France: White melon and peach with a soft texture, weight and not a ton of acidity. Nice aperitif. Pinot Gris food pairings: grilled pork, ginger chicken, seafood casserole. Drink: 2012 - 2014 281394 13% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 87/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Michele Chiarlo Le Marne Gavi Cortese (Gavi) 2011, D.O.C.G., Piedmont, Italy: White floral nose then lime acidity on the palate. Medium-bodied, clean and crisp. Great aperitif! Cortese (Gavi) food pairings: freshly caught fish, seafood salad. Drink: 2012 - 2014 228528 12.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. June 2012. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Calera Thirty-Fifth Anniversary Vintage Chardonnay 2010, Central Coast, California, United States: Lots of oak and toast on the nose and palate. Some green apple notes break through mid-palate. Full-bodied. Drink: 2012 - 2014 713313 14.4% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 87/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Naked Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Chardonnay 2009, Snoqualmie, Columbia Valley, Washington State, United States: A pleasant, medium-bodied white with mild aromas of white peach and red apple. This organic wine has just 6 mg/l of free sulphur. Drink: 2012 - 2014 158501 13.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. June 2012. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Flat Rock Cellars Unplugged Chardonnay 2010, V.Q.A., Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: Soft and mild with no oak and aromas of pear, Asian pear and dry white peach. Good acidity, medium-bodied. Drink: 2012 - 2015 68015 13% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. June 2012. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Southbrook Vineyards Triomphe Organic & Biodynamic Chardonnay 2010, V.Q.A., Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario, Canada: Medium-bodied with an elegant balance between green apple and peach aromas and a hint of oak and vanilla spice on the finish. This organic wine has just 6 mg/l of free sulphur. Drink: 2012 - 2015 117572 13.1% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 88/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Wynns Coonawarra Estate Coonawarra Estate Chardonnay 2011, Coonawarra, South Australia, Australia: Full-bodied and balanced with lovely aromas of green apple, smoke and butter. Drink: 2012 - 2015 468728 13% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ferngrove Cossack Riesling 2010, Frankland River, Western Australia, Australia: White floral, lime and petrol nose with juicy, mouth-watering acidity. Medium-bodied with a gorgeous concentration of flavour. Drink: 2012 - 2017 275206 12% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Gresser Duttenberg Riesling 2009, A.C., Alsace, France: Wow! Peach and petrol happily meet. Mouth-watering and tasty. Treat yourself. Drink: 2012 - 2015 283523 13% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 90/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Haut Bertinerie Old Vines Bantegnies & Fils 2009, A.C., Côtes De Bordeaux Blaye, France: Lovely lemon lanolin wrapped in just the right amount of oak. Tasty, full-bodied and not heavy. Classic white Bordeaux. Yum! Drink: 2012 - 2016 422220 13.5% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 90/100. June 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Darting Riesling Kabinett 2009, Deutscher Prädikatswein, Dürkheimer Michelsberg, Pfalz, Germany: Terrific! White florals, peach blossom, lime and great acidity. Off-dry, food versatile. Riesling Kabinett food pairings: moderately spiced grilled shrimp, ceviche. Drink: 2012 - 2017 950212 10% M 750 mL $15.95 Score: 90/100. June 2012. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Blind River Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Grassy, herbal and vibrant with terrific mouth-watering acidity. Drink: 2012 - 2014 141499 13% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. June 2012. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Seifried Riesling 2011, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand: Dry and flinty with pretty white floral aromas. Mouth-watering and lovely. Drink: 2012 - 2016 989541 12.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. June 2012. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Astrolabe Wines Province Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: A sophisticated sauvignon blanc for fussy white wine drinkers. Terrific refreshment with herbal notes but not too grassy. The lime-citrus lift is most evident. Drink: 2012 - 2015 10421 13% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 91/100. June 2012. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kendall-Jackson Grand Reserve Chardonnay 2009, Santa Barbara And Monterey County, California, United States: Classic! Toasty oak, green apple and white peach. Richly layered and full-bodied but not heavy. Drink: 2012 - 2015 59576 13.5% D 750 mL $27.95 Score: 91/100. June 2012. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Stags' Leap Winery Viognier 2011, Napa Valley, California, United States: Perfect Viognier! Floral, lime blossom, zippy lime zest. Medium-bodied and thoroughly delicious. Get out of your white wine rut. Drink: 2012 - 2015 597369 14.1% D 750 mL $34.95 Score: 93/100. June 2012. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ridge Estate Monte Bello Estate Vineyard Chardonnay 2010, Santa Cruz Mountains, California, United States: Full-bodied and delicious! For those who love full-throttle Californian chardonnay: toasty oak, butterscotch, vibrant green apple and peach notes. Drink: 2012 - 2018 241646 13.8% XD 750 mL $49.95 Score: 93/100. June 2012. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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