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Vintages Release February 16, 2013

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Dessert Wine

Kindzmarauli Semi-Sweet Superavi Koncho & Co. For United Stars 2011, Kakheti, Georgia: As long as you're prepared for the sweetness in this red, you'll enjoy it. It's savoury and tasty and ripe red berry fruit. Great for meaty dishes with a touch of sweetness to them or a glaze. Food pairings: spicy red curry dishes, chili-infused dark chocolate. Drink: 2013 - 2015 13961 12.5% M 750 mL $13.95 Score: 87/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Anselmann Gewürztraminer Kabinett 2011, Prädikatswein, Pfalz, Germany: Lemon drops and sweet lychee and pear on the nose. Seductive and exotic. Medium-bodied and viscous and smooth. Try this with Asian dishes, curries and spices. To die for with the right food combo. Gewürztraminer Kabinett food pairings: spicy pork stir-fry, toasted almonds and strong cheeses. Drink: 2012 - 2016 909697 10.5% MS 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. February 2013. Best Value Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Quinta Do Noval Single Vineyard Late Bottled Vintage Unfiltered Port 2005, D.O.C., Douro, Portugal: A rich, layered dessert wine offering blackberry jam aromas and flavours. Terrific with Black Forest cake. Drink: 2013 - 2018 677815 19.5% S 750 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. February 2013. Top Rated Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Quinta de la Rosa Vintage Estate Bottled Port 2009, D.O.C., Douro, Portugal: A complex and aromatic port with aromas of fruitcake, black plum preserves and black raspberry pie. Absolutely deliciously yet balanced and elegant. Perfect after-dinner drink. Pair with Black Forrest cake. Drink: 2013 - 2020 741397 20.4% S 750 mL $49.95 Score: 94/100. February 2013. Top Rated Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Trapiche Fincas Las Palmas Cabernet Sauvignon 2007, Mendoza, Argentina: Full-bodied with attractive black fruit and smoke. Balanced and elegant. Great with meat dishes. Drink: 2013 - 2016 143206 14% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 87/100. February 2013. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Cailleteau Bergeron Meritage 2010, A.C., Blaye-Côtes-De-Bordeaux, France: A full-bodied, balanced, pleasant wine with dark fruit, smoke and a savoury note through the mid-palate. Some dried herbs on the finish. Great price for Bordeaux. Meritage food pairings: hearty casserole featuring beef and root vegetables. Drink: 2012 - 2016 309138 14% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 87/100. February 2013. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Le Grand Moulin Meritage 2009, A.C., Blaye-Côtes-De-Bordeaux, France: Rustic, full-bodied and straight-forward with tart black fruit and smoke. Good price. Meritage food pairings: slow-cooked roast beef with a side of portobello mushrooms stuffed with wild rice. Drink: 2013 - 2015 307363 13% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 87/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Valiano Poggio Teo Castelnuovo Berardenga Chianti Classico 2008, D.O.C.G., Tuscany, Italy: Full-bodied with rich black fruit and mocha on the nose. Great for meat pizza. Chianti Classico food pairings: steak-and-tomato pizza. Drink: 2013 - 2015 250563 13.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 87/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bertani Villa Novare Valpolicella Classico 2011, D.O.C., Veneto, Italy: A rustic, acidic red with savoury notes of tart wild cherries, smoke and earth. Needs meat! Valpolicella Classico food pairings: roasted red pepper risotto. Drink: 2013 - 2015 678565 12.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 87/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Viña Alicia Paso De Piedra Malbec 2008, Luján De Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina: Full-bodied with black and purple plums. A pleasantly bitter finish. Drink: 2013 - 2015 301457 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Fielding Estate Winery Cabernet Syrah 2010, V.Q.A., Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: This blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and some Cabernet Franc offers wild blackberry and meaty aromas with a full-bodied weight on the palate. Some smoke on the finish. Decant 2 hours. Drink: 2013 - 2016 258657 13% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 88/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosewood Estates Winery & Meadery Merlot 2010, V.Q.A., Niagara Escarpment, Ontario, Canada: Tart black plums with some smoke and vanilla toast. Full-bodied and smooth. Drink: 2013 - 2015 211896 13% D 750 mL $22.00 Score: 88/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pecchenino San Luigi Di Dogliani Dolcetto 2010, D.O.C., Piedmont, Italy: Tangy and mouth-watering with an acidic zing through the middle that pierces fleshy black plums and blackberries. Supple and full-bodied. Perfect for pizza. Drink: 2013 - 2016 303479 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Geografico Chianti Classico 2010, D.O.C.G., Tuscany, Italy: Dry, savoury and mouth-watering with aromas of dried herbs, cedar brush and dark red dry fruit. Supple and full-bodied. Nice price. Drink: 2013 - 2015 142281 13% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. February 2013. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Palacios Remondo La Montesa Tempranillo 2009, D.O.C.A., Rioja, Spain: A blend of 65% Garnacha, 30% Tempranillo and 5% Mazuelo grapes. Full-bodied, chalky and smooth. Aromas of dark fruit and smoke. Matured in 20% in new oak barrels. Some anise and black plum on the finish. Drink: 2013 - 2016 674572 13% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. February 2013. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

De Bortoli Bella Riva Sangiovese Merlot 2010, King Valley, Victoria, Australia: Medium- to full-bodied with tart cherry aromas and flavours. Mouth-watering and food friendly. Delightfully heart-skipping happy. Planked salmon please. Drink: 2013 - 2016 311407 13.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Creekside Estate Winery Reserve Queenston Rd. Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2007, V.Q.A., St. David's Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: Wild blackberry and underbrush on the nose with a savoury, meaty grip on the palate. Matured in 100% French oak, with 60% new oak and the rest in one-year-old barrels for a total of 31 months in barrel. Full-bodied and brooding. Decant 2 hors and pair with hearty meat dishes. Drink: 2013 - 2016 662247 13% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 89/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Fort-Lignac Meritage 2009, A.C., Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux, France: Rustic, full-bodied and tasty with aromas of cedar forest, wild tart black raspberries and some dark spices. Smooth and muscular. Bring on a juicy steak. Amazing price. Meritage food pairings: lamb. Drink: 2013 - 2016 307264 13% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mas Des Bressades Les Vignes De Mon Père Cabernet Syrah 2009, Vin De Pays Du Gard, Midi, France: A savoury and deep red with dark red fruit and dried herbs. Mouth-watering and juicy. This is a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Syrah grapes that was matured in oak barrels for one year. Some smoke and dark spices on the finish. Drink: 2013 - 2016 712174 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Abbona Rinaldi Barbera D'alba 2010, D.O.C., Piedmont, Italy: Dark red fruit, underbrush and smoke with a savoury, mouth-watering juiciness. Full-bodied and supple. Bring on the steak please! Drink: 2013 - 2016 216416 14.2% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Barista Pinotage 2011, W.O., Western Cape, South Africa: Pure coffee espresso on the nose and palate here. Not dark chocolate but coffee. Lovely the smoky richness. Drink for breakfast... Why not? Full-bodied and smooth. Pinotage food pairings: biscotti, blackened lamb burgers, smoked cheeses. Drink: 2013 - 2015 172585 13.9% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Penmara Reserve Shiraz 2009, Orange, New South Wales, Australia: Minty blackberry on the nose, great mouth-watering juiciness on the palate with fleshy ripe blackberries. Full-bodied and smooth with terrific taste for the money. Hearty meat dishes, oh yes. Drink: 2013 - 2016 912782 14% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Turkey Flat Butchers Block Shiraz Grenache Mourvèdre 2010, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia: Full-bodied and rich with a great concentration of dark red and black fruit and smoke. Savoury and mouth-watering. Nice balance. Drink: 2013 - 2016 90241 14% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Five Stones Reserve (Kpm) Beckett's Flat Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia: Full-bodied, balanced and elegant with attractive dark fruit and smoke. Layered and satisfying with a good finish. Great for veal. Drink: 2013 - 2016 157305 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sol De Andes Reserva Especial Syrah 2008, Colchagua Valley, Chile: Seductive smoky, toasty oak with some mocha and rich fleshy ripe black plums. Powerful and intense. Great with meat dishes. Drink: 2013 - 2016 274159 14.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Vignobles David Réserve (Kpm) Meritage 2010, A.C., Côtes-Du-Rhône Villages, France: Savoury and mouth-watering with black wild raspberry notes and cedar forest. Smooth and meaty. This is a kosher wine but not Mevushal. Drink: 2013 - 2016 298430 14.5% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 90/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Castello Di Querceto Riserva Chianti Classico 2008, D.O.C.G., Tuscany, Italy: Full-bodied and mouth-watering with black tart fruit, smoke, dried and earth. Drink: 2013 - 2016 650754 13% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 90/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Riolite Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano 2009, D.O.C.G., Tuscany, Italy: Rustic and tasty and full-bodied with black and purple plum and dark spices. A warm long finish that makes you want more. Great for meat dishes. Yum! Food pairings: mushroom risotto, roasted lamb. Drink: 2013 - 2016 316950 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sileni The Plateau Pinot Noir 2011, Hawkes Bay, North Island, New Zealand: Rich cherry fruit that's not heavy but I also like that there's not too much acidity. Round and ready when you are. Medium- to full-bodied and luscious. Perfect for juicy roast chicken or the tarry darkness of grilled chicken. Pinot Noir food pairings: salmon steaks. Drink: 2013 - 2016 132142 13.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tarima Hill Bodegas Volver Monastrell 2009, D.O., Alicante, Jumilla, Spain: Smoky mocha nose wraps around fleshy blackberry aromas. Smooth, full-bodied and attractive. Nicely balanced. Highly recommended. this wine is made from the monastrell grape. It offers a long finish infused with anise and dark floral notes. Very sexy. Drink: 2013 - 2016 310169 15% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cave de Rasteau Ortas Les Hauts Du Village Rasteau 2007, A.C., Côtes Du Rhône Villages, France: A gorgeous, full-bodied red with incredible balance and structure. Powerful without being a fruit bomb. Black cherry liqueur, dried herbs and some smoke on a long finish. Food pairings: lamb burgers. Drink: 2013 - 2017 581785 13.5% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 91/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine De Fontavin Terre D'ancêtres 2010, A.C., Châteauneuf-Du-Pape, Rhône, France: Towering structure and depth in this incredibly concentrated red. Aromas of black cherry and blackberry liqueur, tar and violets. The area where these vines grow is know for the large rocks that help to warm the vines and intensify the ripeness of the grapes. Will cellar well. decant 2 hours. Drink: 2013 - 2018 309427 14.5% XD 750 mL $37.95 Score: 91/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tenuta Rocca Ornati Langhe Nebbiolo (Barolo, Barbaresio) 2006, D.O.C., Piedmont, Italy: Savoury, meaty, dry and delicious! Dark red fruit, dark spices, smoke and dried herbs. A terrific wine for many meaty dishes or pasta with tomato sauce. Great price for such quality. Nebbiolo (Barolo, Barbaresio) food pairings: homemade tagliatelle and veal ragú, grilled pork sausages. Drink: 2013 - 2017 309369 14% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 91/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz 2010, South Australia, Australia: Minty blackberry on the nose with great freshness and elegance on the palate. Mouth-filling richness of dark fruit. Great balance and finesse with a long finish. Perfect for dinner parties. Drink: 2013 - 2018 309625 14.5% D 750 mL $44.95 Score: 92/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Majella Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, Coonawara, South Australia, Australia: Black plums and cassis on the nose with violets and spice on the palate along with a mouth-filling richness. Full-bodied and intense with a mouth-watering juiciness for meat dishes. Drink: 2013 - 2016 301531 14% D 750 mL $36.95 Score: 92/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Magpie Estate The Sack Shiraz 2009, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia: Full-bodied and seductive with lusciously ripe blackberries and black plums on the nose. Fills out on the palate with layers of hedonistic richness and dark fruit. Pair with hearty meat dishes. Drink: 2013 - 2015 94078 14% D 750 mL $22.95 Score: 92/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Saint-Pierre Vacqueyras 2009, A.C., Rhône, France: A concentrated and intense blend of 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah grapes with aromas of black fleshy fruit, smoke, tar and blackberry liqueur. Mouth-filling and sumptuous. Great for dinner parties and gifts. Decant 1-2 hours. Will cellar well too. Drink: 2013 - 2019 130013 14.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Castello Di Ama Riserva Chianti Classico 2008, D.O.C.G., Tuscany, Italy: Lovely, fresh and full-bodied. Great vibrancy of fresh cherry fruit, fresh-turned earth, rose petal and violet. Supple and smooth. This would be divine with light pasta dishes. This wine is a blend mostly of sangiovese, but also has cabernet franc, merlot and malvasia. A nice long finish with touches of anise and smoke. Winemakers are Lorenza Sebaste and Marco Pallanti. Drink: 2013 - 2017 39768 14% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 92/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Caparzo Brunello Di Montalcino 2007, D.O.C.G., Tuscany, Italy: A full-bodied, mouth-watering red with aromas of dark red fruit, smoke and dried herbs. Somewhat tannic. Decant 2 hours. Will cellar well. Drink: 2014 - 2019 579094 13.5% XD 750 mL $41.95 Score: 92/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Fairview Caldera Charles Back Grenache Shiraz Mourvèdre 2008, W.O., Coastal Region, South Africa: A savoury blend of 50% Grenache, 25% Shiraz and 25% Mourvèdre grapes. The wine was matured in oak 225-litre barrels. Aromas of dark spice, mulberry, blackberry with great freshness, balance and elegance. Lovely wine. Drink: 2013 - 2016 301333 14% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 92/100. February 2013. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Schild Shiraz 2009, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia: Big fleshy blackberries and black plums roll off the nose followed by savoury goodness and mouth-watering juiciness on the palate. Layers of pleasure with a long finish. Some dark spice and smoke on the finish. Oh double yum. Drink: 2013 - 2017 66555 14.5% XD 750 mL $28.95 Score: 93/100. February 2013. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mcpherson Basilisk Shiraz Mourvèdre 2010, Central Victoria, Australia: Gorgeous, mouth-watering aromas and flavours of black and luscious purple plums. Blackberries, fleshy ripe, roll over your tongue. Full-bodied and supple and endless. Drink: 2013 - 2017 289926 14% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 93/100. February 2013. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Teyssier Meritage 2009, A.C., Montagne Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux, France: This is a savoury and rich blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc grapes. Deep and complex with concentrated dark red berry and cassis flavour, smoke, dried herbs and violets. A staggeringly great price for Bordeaux of this quality. Decant 2 hours. Cellar keeper. Drink: 2013 - 2019 226035 13.5% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 93/100. February 2013. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Poliziano Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano 2009, D.O.C.G., Tuscany, Italy: Luxurious dark satin fruit with fleshy sinful goodness. Smoke and black plums roll off the long finish. Liquid gorgeous. Drink: 2013 - 2018 988055 14.5% XD 750 mL $25.95 Score: 93/100. February 2013. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Terre Nere Campigli Vallone Pierina Brunello Di Montalcino 2006, D.O.C.G., Tuscany, Italy: Wild black cherry, racy dark spices, cedar forest and mystery. Full-bodied and smooth with mouth-watering juiciness. Awesome with meat or rich tomato sauce. Drink: 2013 - 2018 208462 14% D 750 mL $34.95 Score: 93/100. February 2013. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Altesino Brunello Di Montalcino Sangiovese (Chianti) 2007, D.O.C.G., Tuscany, Italy: One of the best brunellos I've tasted. Savoury, complex, layered and delicious. Aromas of dark red berries, smoke, anise and happiness. Full-bodied, supple and endless on the finish. Wow. Drink: 2013 - 2018 994095 13% XD 750 mL $57.95 Score: 96/100. February 2013. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Ayala Majeur Brut Champagne, A.C., Champagne, France: Gorgeous balance, toastiness and complexity. Robust yet refreshing. Superb craftsmanship. Lovely lemon biscuit notes on the long finish. Drink: 2012 - 2015 4143 12% XD 750 mL $48.95 Score: 93/100. February 2013. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Banero Extra Dry (Kpm) Tenuta San Giorgio Prosecco, D.O.C., Veneto, Italy: This kosher for Passover sparkling wine is fresh and toasty with a crisp finish. Good value for the price. Drink: 2012 - 2014 298489 5.5% D 750 mL $13.95 Score: 87/100. February 2013. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Croix De Montceau Saint-Véran Vignerons Des Terres Secrètes Chardonnay 2010, A.C., Burgundy, France: Orange blossom and white flowers on the nose. Stronger and darker peach and pear on the palate. Medium to almost full-bodied. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled lobster tails with a squeeze of fresh orange. Drink: 2012 - 2015 159046 13% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 87/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sols & Sens Laudun Blanc Les Vignerons Des 4 Chemins 2011, A.C., Côtes-Du-Rhônes-Villages, France: Lovely hazelnut and citrus on the nose. Smooth, mouth-watering and medium-bodied on the palate. Terrific price. Try it with pork chops. Food pairings: roasted sea bass and lemon mashed potatoes. Drink: 2012 - 2015 272435 13.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. February 2013. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Zenato Lugana San Benedetto 2011, D.O.C., Veneto, Italy: Not highly aromatic but attractive notes of white pear, melon and lime on the nose. Medium-bodied with good balancing acidity for seafood and shellfish. Drink: 2012 - 2015 707158 13% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Wakefield Riesling 2011, Clare Valley, South Australia, Australia: Green apple and lime zest pack a punch on the nose and palate. Acidic, but incredibly refreshing and with the right dish, like roast chicken, it would be divine. Drink: 2012 - 2015 301523 13% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. February 2013. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine De Montorge Montagny 1Er Cru Chardonnay 2010, A.P., Burgundy, France: lean lemon and lime notes with just a hint of smoke. Medium- to almost full-bodied. Nice finish. Chardonnay food pairings: Cornish hen. Drink: 2012 - 2015 208561 13% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 88/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Manfred Breit Riesling 2011, Qualitätswein, Mosel, Germany: The smell of green and freshness! Vibrant lime and green apple notes with some chives. Mouth-watering acidity for cheeses and cream sauces. Lovely balance. Medium-bodied. Riesling food pairings: sushi, gently spiced Asian noodle dishes. Drink: 2012 - 2016 307611 12.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. February 2013. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bel Echo Clos Henri Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: More lime citrus on the nose than herbal. Terrific mouth-watering acidity on the palate for seafood, salads and vegetarian dishes. Medium-bodied and refreshing. This would also be a great aperitif. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: mild green curries, green salads topped with seared prawns and a squeeze of lime. Drink: 2012 - 2015 309609 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Spice Route Wine Company Chenin Blanc 2011, W.O., Western Cape, South Africa: A lovely, aromatic white with peach and pear blossom. Medium-bodied and mouth-filling with some balancing acidity that's great for chicken and pork. Chenin Blanc food pairings: lightly grilled chicken. Drink: 2012 - 2015 174623 14% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Clay Station Unoaked Viognier 2011, Lodi, California, United States: Lovely white floral notes with some peach. Medium-bodied and mouth-watering. Good price. Pair with medium curries and spiced dishes. Viognier food pairings: moderately spiced Indian curry. Drink: 2012 - 2015 25411 13.5% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Salomon-Undhof Wieden & Berg Tradition Grüner Veltliner 2011, D.A.C., Kremstal, Austria: Intense lime laser focus and clarity with terrific mouth-watering acidity for food, from vegetarian to seafood. Medium-bodied, clean and crisp. Some white pepper on the finish. Drink: 2012 - 2015 670513 12% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kim Crawford Sp Boyszone Pinot Gris 2007, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: A dry, medium-bodied, mouth-watering white with white peach and white melon notes. Terrific for roast chicken, seared tuna, salads and shellfish. Nice price for this quality. Drink: 2012 - 2015 36954 13% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 89/100. February 2013. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sol De Andes Reserva Especial Chardonnay 2009, Casablanca Valley, Chile: Full-bodied with lovely peach and pear notes. Just the right amount of oak for richness and support. Long finish. Nicely done. Chardonnay food pairings: lobster, veal scaloppini. Drink: 2012 - 2015 254326 13.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. February 2013. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tangley Oaks Chardonnay 2010, Sonoma Coast, California, United States: A lemon zest chardonnay that's focused and medium- to full-bodied. Not really buttery or oaky, more citrus fruit driven. Great for roast chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled pork dish, seafood salad featuring crab, lobster, scallops, shrimp and octopus. Drink: 2012 - 2016 311589 13.9% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 90/100. February 2013. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Clos Floridène Blanc Denis & Florence Debourdieu Meritage 2009, A.C., Graves, Bordeaux, France: Seductive Asian pear, hazelnut and baking spices on the nose. Voluptuous with a gorgeous velour texture. Some melon and soft lemon aromas. The lighter side of full-bodied with lots of mouth-watering juiciness. Some toasted almond on the finish of this attractive blend of Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle grapes. Drink: 2012 - 2014 189357 13% XD 750 mL $31.85 Score: 93/100. February 2013. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pahlmeyer Chardonnay 2010, Napa Valley, California, United States: Full-bodied, rich and delicious with lovely aromas and flavour of ripe peach, pear and toasted almond. But is it worth it for the price? Not in my opinion ... just sayin. Drink: 2012 - 2016 147454 14.9% D 750 mL $89.95 Score: 93/100. February 2013. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Hogue Cellars Genesis Riesling 2010, Columbia Valley, Washington State, United States: Love it! White flowers, white peach, lime and petrol (this is good) on the nose. Vibrant and juicy on the palate. Packs a punch flavour-wise even though it's medium-bodied. Ultra food-friendly from seafood to roast chicken. Just a touch of sweetness but it's hard to pick up with the great acidity. Drink: 2012 - 2016 309666 12.1% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 93/100. February 2013. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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