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Vintages Release November 14, 2012

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Dessert Wine

Voga Italia Moscato 2010, Provincia Di Pavia, Italy: Very pretty sweet peach and honeysuckle. Slight effervescence gives it a refreshing lift as an aperitif. Medium-bodied. Drink: 2012 - 2013 267781 7.5% MS 750 mL $13.90 Score: 87/100. November 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Gilles Louvet O Pinot Noir 2010, Languedoc, France: An incredible pinot noir for this price point, and its organic to boot. Tart cherries and fresh earth give this medium-bodied, silky, mouth-watering wine lots of character and versatility for food. Pinot Noir food pairings: pot roast with mushrooms, quail, planked salmon. Drink: 2012 - 2015 292995 13% D 750 mL $13.95 Score: 88/100. November 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Vineland Estates Winery Cabernet Merlot 2011, V.Q.A., Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: A savoury, herbal character with a meaty middle and a velvet smooth texture. Excellent quality for the price. Pair with meat dishes. Drink: 2012 - 2019 779327130065 12% D 750 mL $15.00 Score: 88/100. November 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tollo Novello Rosso Terre Cantina Di Negrar Regional Blended Red 2012, Abruzzo, Italy: Cherry-berry flavour with slurp-it-up taste. Medium-bodied. The Italian version of beaujolais nouveau. Drink now. Drink: 2012 - 2012 899955 12% D 750 mL $8.95 Score: 86/100. November 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Georges Duboeuf Gamay Nouveau 2012, Beaujolais, France: Bright cherry notes with some stemmy, herbal aromas and flavours. Drink now. Drink: 2012 - 2012 891846 12.5% D 750 mL $8.95 Score: 85/100. November 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mommessin Beaujolais Nouveau 2012, Burgundy, France: Cherry flavours with some bubblegum on the finish. Medium-bodied. Drink in the next hour. Drink: 2012 - 2012 897934 12% D 750 mL $13.95 Score: 86/100. November 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Jeanjean Primeur, Couleurs D'automne Syrah 2012, Midi, France: Definitely the best of the nouveau bunch. Rich and full-bodied with some actual character. Drink: 2012 - 2012 899948 12.5% XD 750 mL $11.95 Score: 87/100. November 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tollo Novello Rosso Terre Di Chieti 2012, Abruzzo, Italy: Full-bodied with black fruit. An Italian version of beaujolais to drink right now... I do mean right now, not tomorrow. Drink: 2012 - 2012 271759 12.5% XD 750 mL $9.45 Score: 85/100. November 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Fool Reif Gamay Nouveau 2012, V.Q.A. Niagara, Ontario, Canada: Strawberry and sweet cherry notes, medium bodied. The Canadian version of beaujolais to drink now. Drink: 2012 - 2012 220483 12% XD 750 mL $10.95 Score: 85/100. November 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Joseph Drouhin Primeur Beaujolais Villages Nouveau 2012, Burgundy, France: The most elegant of the nouveaus with cherry flavours and a smoky finish. Drink: 2012 - 2012 113266 12.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. November 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2012, Burgundy, France: The brightest, happiest and most classic beaujolais nouveau to crack open. Zippy cherry flavours. Finishes with a smile. Drink: 2012 - 2012 932780 12.2% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. November 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Robert Mondavi Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, Napa Valley, California, United States: A full-bodied, classically structured cabernet with aromas of dark fruit and toasty oak. Balanced, with a long finish. Drink: 2012 - 2016 255513 14.3% D 750 mL $34.25 Score: 90/100. November 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Santa Alicia Reserva Carmenere 2010, Maipo Valley, Chile: Incredible for the money: stunning! Lusciously fleshy dark fruit and some smoke. Layers of flavour unfold in your mouth and surround your senses. Close your eyes and enjoy. Carmenere food pairings: turkey, stuffed peppers, spicy sausage and a variety of other meats and firm cheeses. Drink: 2012 - 2015 309302 14% XD 750 mL $12.95 Score: 89/100. November 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Voga Italia Sparkling, Trentino, Veneto, Italy: Excellent value for this toasty, robust bubbly. Funky bottle makes this a chic cocktail or dinner party sparkling wine. Drink: 2012 - 2015 215905 12% XD 750 mL $18.25 Score: 88/100. November 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Si Pinot Grigio, Veneto, Italy: Crisp, clean and refreshing without oak. Nice aperitif. Drink: 2012 - 213 269894 12% XD 750 mL $13.20 Score: 84/100. November 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Voga Italia Pinot Grigio 2011, Trentino, Veneto, Italy: Crisp, crisp and refreshing with a lime lift. Nice aperitif. Pinot Grigio food pairings: chicken kabobs or light fish dishes. Drink: 2012 - 2013 669226 12% XD 750 mL $14.00 Score: 85/100. November 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Vineland Estates Winery Chardonnay Reserve 2007, V.Q.A., Niagara Escarpment, Ontario, Canada: Buttery richness on the nose that unfolds with many layers toasted almonds, toffee and fleshy peach. Full-bodied and endless. Drink: 2012 - 2016 779327120035 13% D 750 mL $39.95 Score: 93/100. November 2012. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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