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Vintages Release August 18, 2012

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Red Wine

Celler Besllum Besllum 2008, D.O., Montsant, Spain: Full-bodied, smooth with pleasant dark fruit. Drink: 2012 - 2015 283515 14% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 86/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Anakena Single Vineyard A. F. Arco Iris Carmenère 2010, Malva, Peumo, Rapel Valley, Chile: Juicy with plush ripe black fruit. Full-bodied and pleasing. Drink: 2012 - 2015 59519 13.5% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 87/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Gachon Cuvée Les Petits Rangas J.J. Mortier & Cie/Vign. G. Arpin Meritage 2008, A.C., Montagne St-Émilion, Bordeaux, France: Bargain Bordeaux that still has the region's signature balance and style. Fairly smooth already and medium- to full-bodied with pleasant notes of cassis and smoke. Meritage food pairings: osso buco, grilled steaks. Drink: 2012 - 2015 280040 13% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 87/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Contado Riserva Aglianico Del Molise, Di Majo Norante Aglianico 2009, D.O.C., Molise, Italy: Tart and mouth-watering acidity with dark red fruit notes and smoke on the finish. 967208 13.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 87/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cantine Due Palme Primitivo 2009, I.G.T., Salento, Puglia, Italy: Dark chocolate and mocha with fleshy ripe blackberry notes. Some smoke on the finish. Medium- to full-bodied. Primitivo food pairings: grilled steak with mushrooms and onions. 658351 13.5% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 87/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Meloni Terreforru Cannonau Di Sardegna Grenache 2009, D.O.C., Sardinia, Italy: Dried black cherry and smoke. Medium- to full-bodied with mouth-watering acidity. Grenache food pairings: mildly spiced barbecued chicken wings, gourmet burgers. 101378 13.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 87/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bellingham Shiraz Viognier 2009, W.O., Coastal Region, South Africa: Loaded with oak, toast and vanilla smoke. Black fruit and mocha. Drink: 2012 - 2015 278739 14% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. August 2012. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bommarito Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Napa Valley, California, United States: Like purple plums and fleshy blueberries. Full-bodied, juicy and smooth. Overpriced by $10. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: marinated beef brisket, beef fajitas. Drink: 2012 - 2015 213918 14.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 87/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Waterstone Study In Blue Named Varietal Blends-Red 2007, Napa Valley, California, United States: Juicy, full-bodied with fleshy ripe black fruit. Over-priced by $25. Drink: 2012 - 2015 285155 14.8% D 750 mL $54.95 Score: 87/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Joffré E Hijas Grand Rj Viñedos Merlot 2007, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina: Plush and pretty and almost full-bodied. Fleshy black plums that melt in your mouth. Merlot food pairings: meat-based pasta dishes, smoky ribs, spicy chicken. Drink: 2012 - 2015 25098 14.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Pinot Noir 2010, V.Q.A., Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada: Tart cherry and cranberry wrapped in smoky mocha from the oak. Full-bodied for pinot. Drink: 2012 - 2015 545012 13.5% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 88/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Calamus Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, V.Q.A., Lincoln Lakeshore, Ontario, Canada: Savoury and juicy with mouth-watering acidity. Fleshy blackberry aromas and flavours. Smooth. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: barbequed sausages, veggies. Drink: 2012 - 2015 285809 12.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Ruet La Fontenelle Chiroubles Gamay (Beaujolais) 2010, A.C., Beaujolais, France: Juicy and dark with black cherry notes. Great layers of flavour... Good BBQ wine. Drink: 2012 - 2015 282095 12.5% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Clément St-Jean Meritage 2009, A.C., Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux, France: Amazing price for Bordeaux! Dark, savoury, smoky and tasty with black fruit and cassis. Drink: 2012 - 2016 199208 13.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Famille Perrin Les Cornuds Vinsobres 2010, A.C., Rhône, France: Straight-up juicy, dark pleasure. Full-bodied with black fruit and smoke. Short finish. Drink: 2012 - 2015 566844 14% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Les Halos De Jupiter Philippe Cambie 2010, A.C., Côtes Du Rhône, France: Full-bodied and juicy with smoky black fruit aromas and flavours. Drink: 2012 - 2015 276956 15% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Emperors Nero D'avola 2010, I.G.T., Sicily, Italy: Plush plums and luscious layers of dark fruit flavour. Medium- to full-bodied. Great price. Nero D'avola food pairings: roast leg of lamb. 289702 13.5% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Renzo Masi Riserva Chianti 2008, D.O.C.G., Tuscany, Italy: Full-bodied and dry with smoke, earth and dark fruit. Savoury. Drink: 2012 - 2016 969469 13.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. August 2012. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cennatoio Oro Chianti Classico 2009, D.O.C.G., Tuscany, Italy: Smooth and full-bodied with dark fruit. Decant 2 hours. Chianti Classico food pairings: mushroom risotto and roast pork, pizza topped with char-grilled steak strips. Drink: 2012 - 2016 121210 13.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 88/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Flagstone The Treaty Tree Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2005, W.O., Western Cape, South Africa: Savoury, juicy and different with coffee, dried herbs and cranberry flavors: weird but wonderful. Full-bodied and smooth. In the mood for something different? Here's your wine. Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot food pairings: roast beef, barbecued chicken. Drink: 2012 - 2015 278382 13.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. August 2012. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Small Gully Mr. Black's Concoction Shiraz 2008, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia: juicy, full-bodied and satisfying with black fruit. Smooth. Shiraz food pairings: lamb burgers topped with cheddar, pepper steak topped with sautéed mushrooms. Drink: 2012 - 2015 222059 15.9% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 88/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Oyster Bay Pinot Noir 2011, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Lovely vibrancy with black cherry and mocha. Medium-bodied and mouth-watering. Pinot Noir food pairings: salmon, barbecued duck spring rolls with ponzu sauce, veggie mushroom burger. Drink: 2012 - 2015 590414 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pappas Wine Co. Boedecker Cellars Pinot Noir 2009, Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States: Dried herbs, cedar and forest floor with wild tart black cherries. Medium-bodied and mouth-watering. Drink: 2012 - 2015 285726 13.8% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 88/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Union Squared Red Generations Wine Company 2010, V.Q.A., Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: Lovely! Over-delivered just like it's entry-level brethren. Smooth and medium- to full-bodied with attractive fleshy dark fruit and a nice smokiness. Food pairings: barbecued rib-eye steaks, ribs, charcuterie platter. Drink: 2012 - 2015 292359 13.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. August 2012. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Roux Père & Fils Pinot Noir 2010, A.C., Côte De Nuits-Villages, Burgundy, France: Wow price for Burgundian pinot noir! Juicy, savoury with tart small cherries and acidity. Silky smooth. Pinot Noir food pairings: veal cutlets. Drink: 2012 - 2016 279075 13% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pasqua Black Label Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso 2009, D.O.C., Veneto, Italy: Juicy and full-bodied with delicious layers of dark fruit flavours. Great price! Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso food pairings: steak, ribs, pasta with a Bolognese sauce. 203968 13.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Zonte's Footstep Lake Doctor Shiraz 2009, Langhorne Creek, South Australia, Australia: Black, licorice, black and purple plum. Full-bodied smooth, smoky and fantastic, especially for the price. Drink: 2012 - 2015 72975 14.5% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. August 2012. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Manos Negras Pinot Noir 2009, Patagonia, Argentina: Juicy and delicious: fantastic price! Vibrant juicy cherry aromas and flavours. Beautifully medium-bodied and satin smooth. Bring it on! Drink: 2012 - 2016 275156 14% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 90/100. August 2012. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Paul Mas Clos Des Mûres 2010, A.C., Côteaux Du Languedoc, Midi, France: Dark, smoky and full-bodied with savoury, meaty black fruit. Terrific price for this quality of wine. Great for meat dishes. Elegant dinner party wine. Drink: 2012 - 2016 286393 14.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 90/100. August 2012. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Lorgeril Collection D'altitude 2009, A.C., Cabardès, Midi, France: Smoky, full-bodied and delicious! Savoury black fruit with a long satisfying finish. Terrific for the money. Food pairings: grilled portobello mushrooms, rich beef stew. Drink: 2012 - 2015 286781 13% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 90/100. August 2012. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bosquet Des Papes Cuvée Tradition Maurice Et Nicolas Boiron, Prop.-Récolt. 2010, A.C., Châteauneuf-Du-Pape, Rhône, France: Full-bodied and dark and savoury though short on the finish. Black cherries and smoke. Drink: 2013 - 2018 726687 14.5% XD 750 mL $42.95 Score: 90/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gonnet Selection L'olivia 2010, A.C., Gigondas, Rhône, France: Juicy, dark and delicious with flavour of black fruit and smoke. Long finish is deeply appreciated. Food pairings: grilled lamb. Drink: 2012 - 2018 289306 14.5% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 90/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

L.A. Cetto Private Reserve Petite Sirah 2008, Valle De Guadalupe, Baja California, Mexico: Full-bodied with rich dark layers of blackberry and black plum. Big tannic grip so it needs some cellar time. Decant 2 hours. Petite Sirah food pairings: rare steaks. Drink: 2013 - 2017 291062 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Torbreck Woodcutter's Shiraz 2010, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia: Black and brooding with lots of oak and palate-whacking black fruit. Full-bodied? Oh yes. Drink: 2012 - 2016 927533 15.2% D 750 mL $27.95 Score: 90/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Wakefield Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, Clare Valley, South Australia, Australia: Mint and blackberry on the nose. Juicy, full-bodied, rich and delicious on the palate. Amazing price. Drink: 2012 - 2015 744235 14% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. August 2012. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Evans & Tate Metricup Road Shiraz 2009, Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia: Savoury, dark and delicious with deep concentrated aromas and flavours of black plum, blackberries and smoky oak. Drink: 2012 - 2015 606905 14% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Paso Creek Zinfandel 2009, Paso Robles, California, United States: Juicy great! Mouth-watering aromas and flavours of purple and black plums and fleshy dark blackberries. Yum! Zinfandel food pairings: gourmet sausages, bison burgers, backribs with an intense sauce. Drink: 2012 - 2015 279810 15% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Irony Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, Napa Valley, California, United States: juicy and delicious with full-bodied goodness but not heavy. Classic blackberry and cassis and just enough toasty oak. Yum! Drink: 2012 - 2016 25106 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Francis Ford Coppola Diamond Collection Silver Label Pinot Noir 2010, Monterey County, California, United States: Juicy with black cherry and mocha. Satin texture and medium-bodied. Slippery good! Pinot Noir food pairings: planked salmon, pasta with a cream sauce, turkey dinner. Drink: 2012 - 2015 47720 14% D 750 mL $27.95 Score: 90/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

H3 Columbia Crest Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, Horse Heaven Hills, Washington State, United States: Mocha rich roundness with black fleshy ripe plums. Full-bodied and smooth. Drink: 2012 - 2015 210047 14.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Le Clos Des Cazaux La Tour Sarrasine Gigondas Archimbaud Vache Prop.-Récolt. 2010, A.C., Rhône, France: Juicy and full-bodied with a delicious bite! Savoury, meaty black fruit and a long finish. Drink: 2012 - 2016 279562 14.5% XD 750 mL $26.95 Score: 91/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Roche Romain Roche, Vign.-Récolt. Cairanne 2010, A.C., Côtes Du Rhône-Villages, France: Delicious! Purple plum liqueur concentration of flavours. Loaded with alcohol and flavour. Full-on palate whacker. Drink: 2012 - 2016 283184 14% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 91/100. August 2012. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

San Pedro 1865 Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, D.O., Maipo Valley, Chile: Stunningly delicious! Full-bodied with fleshy, caressing blackberries. Come hither layers of comforting flavour and a long satisfying sigh of a finish. Drink: 2012 - 2016 37911 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. August 2012. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domain Day One Serious Sangiovese 2007, Mt Crawford, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia: Loving it! Full-bodied and delicious with deep black fruit. Tastes like ultra-great Australian shiraz but who cares. Yum! Drink: 2012 - 2015 683243 13.8% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 91/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tar & Roses Shiraz 2010, Heathcote, Victoria, Australia: Draws you right into the glass! Mint and blackberries mingle seductively on the nose. Full-bodied, juicy and delicious. Smooth. Yum! Shiraz food pairings: grilled lamb with rosemary and garlic. Drink: 2012 - 2015 282731 14.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 91/100. August 2012. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Delta Pinot Noir 2010, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Very pretty with medium-bodied goodness and refreshment. Fleshy cherry aromas and flavours with mouth-watering juiciness for a wide range of dishes. Triple yum! Drink: 2012 - 2016 675231 13.2% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 91/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Calera Pinot Noir 2009, Central Coast, California, United States: Elegant, refined pinot noir from a master! Earthy with violets and some fleshy black cherry. Medium-bodied, almost full. Gorgeous. Drink: 2012 - 2016 933044 14% D 750 mL $31.95 Score: 91/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Famille Perrin La Gille 2010, A.C., Gigondas, Rhône, France: Lovely! Full-bodied, savoury and delicious! Aromas of cedar, wild black cherry and forest floor. Drink: 2012 - 2018 906073 14% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 93/100. August 2012. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Verbena Brunello Di Montalcino 2007, D.O.C.G., Tuscany, Italy: Classic mature, complex brunello: don't look for fruit. Instead expect subtle aromas of leather, cigar box and dried herbs. Full-bodied and smooth. Perfect for discussions about the latest developments in the field of astro physics. 165126 14% XD 750 mL $37.95 Score: 93/100. August 2012. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Due Torri Classico Amarone Della Valpolicella 2008, D.O.C., Veneto, Italy: Dark, rich and complex with black cherry liqueur concentration of flavour, yet dry. Great for hearty meat dishes. Amarone Della Valpolicella food pairings: aged cheeses, dark chocolate. Drink: 2012 - 2019 724740 15% D 750 mL $39.95 Score: 93/100. August 2012. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sbragia Monte Rosso Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2006, Sonoma Valley, California, United States: Savoury and black as night and just as mysterious and alluring. Gorgeous depth of fleshy dark plums and berries with a polished edge of toasty oak. Drink: 2012 - 2017 291054 14.9% D 750 mL $54.95 Score: 93/100. August 2012. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosés

Thalia Mediterra Kotsifali Mandelaria 2010, Crete, Greece: Refreshing and dry with faint aromas of field strawberries. Best served at a temperature of 8-10° C. Kotsifali Mandelaria food pairings: pasta in light red sauces and also as an aperitif.. Drink: 2012 - 2013 5201180142206 12.5% XD 750 mL $9.95 Score: 86/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Sainte Marie Tradition Rosé 2011, A.C., Côtes De Provence, France: Lovely and light with rose petal and tiny field raspberries. Dry and refreshing. Rosé food pairings: pan-fried freshwater fish, raw vegetables and an aioli dip. Drink: 2012 - 2014 283564 12.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. August 2012. Best Value Rosé Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Cave De Lugny Cuvée Millésime Brut Crémant De Bourgogne 2009, A.C., Burgundy, France: Stunningly great for the money! Wow! Toasty with crisp green apple fruit. Your go-to bubbly for the next party or even New Year's, buy now. Crémant De Bourgogne food pairings: fried calamari, penne carbonara. Drink: 2012 - 2015 183764 11.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. August 2012. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Angelo Bortolin Extra Dry Superiore Prosecco 2010, D.O.C.G. Valdobbiadene, Veneto, Italy: Crisp and toasty, straight-forward but great for the price. Drink: 2012 - 2014 282616 11.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 87/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Francis Coppola Sofia Domino Blanc De Blancs 2011, Monterey County, California, United States: Floral and pretty almost moscato like and floral like a fritz torrontes. Terrific price. Blanc De Blancs food pairings: tempura appetizers. Drink: 2012 - 2014 128314 12% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. August 2012. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Quails' Gate Estate Winery Chardonnay 2010, V.Q.A., Okanagan Valley, Bc, Canada: Lovely, round and full-bodied with a smokey, green apple finish. Yum. Chardonnay food pairings: wild BC salmon with cranberry almond crust, celeriac clafoutis, wilted kale and white wine fumet. Drink: 2012 - 2016 377770 14% D 750 mL $20.95 Score: 90/100. August 2012. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Capitel Tenda Tedeschi Soave Classico 2011, D.O.C., Veneto, Italy: Clean and crisp with lemon essence. Medium-bodied and refreshing. Soave Classico food pairings: barbecued seafood and a side of risotto. Drink: 2012 - 2014 730903 12.5% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 86/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Three Ponds Mount Eyre Vineyards Semillon 2011, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia: Clean and refreshing with a lovely medium body. Lemon infused finish. Drink: 2012 - 2014 285049 11% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 87/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sol De Andes Reserva Chardonnay 2009, Casablanca Valley, Chile: Great price for this oaky, full-bodied chardonnay. Mouth-watering flavours of green apple fruit. Chardonnay food pairings: planked salmon and a peach salsa. Drink: 2012 - 2015 254334 13.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. August 2012. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kris Pinot Grigio 2010, I.G.T., Delle Venezie, Veneto, Italy: A clean, crisp pinot grigio that works as an aperitif or companion to seafood and salads. Pinot Grigio food pairings: grilled salmon, bouillabaisse, crudité with an aioli dip. Drink: 2012 - 2014 289546 12.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 87/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Quinta Da Garrida Reserva White 2010, D.O.C., Dão, Portugal: Pale white flowers on the nose, ultra dry lemon zest on the palate. Very refreshing and clean with a medium body. Intriguingly different. Drink: 2012 - 2015 280594 13% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. August 2012. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Álvaro Castro Reserve White Quinta Da Pellada 2010, D.O.C., Dão, Portugal: Lemon zest, pure and clean. Great aperitif with mouth-watering juiciness. Medium-bodied. Food pairings: barbecued fish, seafood. Drink: 2012 - 2015 285296 13.2% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Chamisal Unoaked Stainless Chardonnay 2011, Central Coast, California, United States: Mouth-watering and juicy with lime and chive aromas and flavours. Crisp and clean, even though the alcohol is high. Chardonnay food pairings: pan-seared scallops, grilled salmon. Drink: 2012 - 2015 416065 13.5% D 750 mL $25.95 Score: 88/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Leconfield Chardonnay 2010, Coonawarra, South Australia, Australia: Nicely balanced and full-bodied chardonnay with attractive aromas of smoky oak, green apple and a lemon zest clean finish. Chardonnay food pairings: char-grilled pork kebabs, broiled lobster. Drink: 2012 - 2015 927566 13% D 750 mL $22.95 Score: 89/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Southbank Chardonnay 2010, Hawkes Bay, North Island, New Zealand: Staggeringly great for the price! Full-bodied, rich and generous with aromas of peach, pear, green apple and toasty oak. Chardonnay food pairings: crab legs, roast lobster tail. Drink: 2012 - 2015 278523 14.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. August 2012. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bosman Adama White Named Varietal Blends-White 2010, W.O., Western Cape, South Africa: Lovely lemon shine through a smoky base. Very refreshing yet satisfying in its texture and weight. Really like it! Named Varietal Blends-White food pairings: barbecued fish, seafood. Drink: 2012 - 2015 282764 13% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kenwood Chardonnay 2010, Sonoma County, California, United States: Classic Californian Chardonnay with generous oak giving toffee, butterscotch and caramel flavours and aromas. Green apple and peach fruit follow. Full-bodied and luscious. Chardonnay food pairings: fish and chips, buttered lobster tail, pork chops with applesauce. Drink: 2012 - 2015 158790 13.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. August 2012. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Coquena Bodega Yacochuya Torrontes 2011, Tolombon, Cafayate Valley, Salta, Mendoza, Argentina: Lemon scented floral blossoms and sunshine. Bright, mouth-watering and happy. Medium-bodied. Great food companion. Drink: 2012 - 2015 287458 13.8% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Dr. Loosen Blue Slate Riesling 2011, Prädikatswein, Mosel, Germany: Beautiful peach blossom nose then a surprising but delightful acidic attack on the palate that is ultra-refreshing. Medium-bodied with terrific refreshment. Riesling food pairings: crab legs, sushi with extra wasabi. Drink: 2012 - 2016 160846 7.5% MD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2012. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bollig-Lehnert Trittenheimer Apotheke Riesling 2009, Prädikatswein, Mosel, Germany: Seductive honey-apricot nose. Medium sweetness let's this wine dance with glazed ham or sweet potatoes or Asian and spicy. Medium-bodied. Terrific! Drink: 2012 - 2017 284448 12% M 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. August 2012. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

St. Supéry Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Napa Valley, California, United States: Lovely lemon shine and lime vibrancy. Not very herbal or grassy; just pure refreshment. Love the medium weight: lots of flavour, no heaviness. Yum! Drink: 2012 - 2015 339663 13.7% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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