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Vintages Release February 1, 2014

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Dessert Wine

Teresina Moscato D'asti 2012, Piedmont, Italy: Light and delightful after-dinner wine with a slight effervescence. Vibrant aromas of honeysuckle, grapes and clementines dusted with baking spice. The sweetness balances perfectly with the natural acidity in the wine. Perfect for summer sipping or dreaming of summer. Drink: 2014 - 2019 365213 5% MS 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. February 2014. Best Value Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bulas Vintage Port Unfiltered 2009, Douro, Portugal: This rich and full-bodied port makes for an excellent dessert wine after dinner. It offers generous aromas and flavours of ripe black fruit, smoke and dark spices. This is a DO-designated wine, and an excellent value. Great cellar bottle. Vintage Port Unfiltered food pairings: dark chocolate, chocolate cheesecake, Black Forest cake. Drink: 2015 - 2022 363119 20% S 750 mL $49.95 Score: 94/100. February 2014. Top Rated Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Heartland Stickleback Red Ben Glaetzer 2010, South Australia, Australia: Incredible price for this quality. Loaded with big black fruit and lots of mouth-watering acidity. Great wine for big meals, especially those involving Winemaker Ben Glaetzer also makes the Mitolo wines in McLaren Vale and the Heartland wines in the Langhorne Creek region. Stickleback is the Heartland winery’s entry-level red wine. It’s mostly made from Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz gapes with a dash of Dolcetto and Lagrein grapes. Food pairings: steak. Drink: 2013 - 2016 116574 14.5% D 750 mL $13.95 Score: 89/100. February 2014. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cave De Roquebrun La Grange Des Combes St. Chinian-Roquebrun 2011, Midi, France: Pleasant tart cherries and cranberries with some smoke on the finish. Medium- to full-bodied with a silky, mouth-watering texture. Perfect for pizza night! Some black cherry on the finish. Nice price for such quality. Food pairings: pizza. Drink: 2013 - 2015 155804 14.2% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. February 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Casa Castillo Julia Roch E Hijos Monastrell 2011, Jumilla, Spain: Juicy black plums and full-bodied flavours. Great price! Loaded with dark berry concentration on the palate. Some pepper and spices on the finish. Staggeringly great value. Monastrell food pairings: dark chocolate, hearty meats, blue cheese, sausage. Drink: 2013 - 2015 165621 14.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. February 2014. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ribota Vino De La Tierra De Castilla Tempranillo 2010, La Mancha, Spain: Smoky and dark with toasty oak on the nose. This delicious, full-bodied red wine has attractive black fruit flavours on the palate with a good grip. Terrific BBQ wine. Excellent price for this quality. Tempranillo food pairings: planked lamb, roast of goat. Drink: 2013 - 2016 280628 14% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. February 2014. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Castelas Vieilles Vignes Signargues 2010, Côtes Du Rhône-Villages, France: A chewy, meaty, savoury red wine with rich layers of dark red berries and cedar. Juicy and mouth-watering with a terrific balance.  Terrific quality for this price, especially for a French AC appellation wine. Food pairings: grilled lamb. Drink: 2012 - 2016 34116 13.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. February 2014. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Liberty School Zinfandel 2010, Pasa Robles, California, United States: This robust red offers attractive aromas of fleshy ripe purple plums and blueberries. It's succulent, smooth, lip-smacking delicious and full-bodied. Lots of juicy black raspberry on the finish will have you coming back for another top up. The winery practises aggressive canopy management, trimming back the leaves and vegetation on the vines so that more nutrients go to the grapes, which in turn become more concentrated in flavour. Zinfandel is one of the flagship red wines of California, even though it also has its roots in Europe. This is a terrific wine for movie night, especially if you're having meat lovers' or pepperoni pizza. Zinfandel food pairings: hamburgers, cheese, game, Mexican dishes, pizza. Drink: 2013 - 2016 41095 13.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 90/100. February 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cathedral Cellar Triptych K.W.V. 2011, Western Cape, South Africa: This is a WO-designated wine. Smooth and delicious with full-bodied layers of fleshy black plums. Smoky and smooth. Amazingly great price. This wine is a blend that leads with cabernet sauvignon, but also includes shiraz and merlot grapes. Just enough oak to bring this whole delicious package together. Good finish. Try it tonight. Food pairings: roast beef. Drink: 2013 - 2016 53124 14.4% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. February 2014. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Speri Pigaro Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2011, Veneto, Italy: Attractive cherry pie nose with a hint of smoke. Full-bodied and supple and lip-smacking delicious. Try it with combination pizza or spicy sausages. Nice finish. Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore food pairings: pizza topped with steak strips and garlic, spicy sausage , prime rib roast, hearty winter stew. Drink: 2013 - 2016 205286 13.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 90/100. February 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Chapel Hill Bush Vine Grenache 2011, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: Round, smooth and delicious with a full-bodied weight that's not heavy. A polished texture and a satisfying depth of flavour. Grenache food pairings: grilled entrées, BBQ dishes, mushroom risotto. Drink: 2013 - 2018 262105 15% XD 750 mL $26.95 Score: 90/100. February 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Di Majo Norante Ramitello 2010, Biferno Rosso, Molise, Italy: Big and rich with generous layers of dark plums and smoke. Terrific price! Good aging potential but also ready to enjoy tonight with pizza. VERY nice! Food pairings: hearty meat dishes. Drink: 2013 - 2016 973214 13.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. February 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Freemark Abbey Merlot 2010, Napa Valley, California, United States: Fleshy yet subtle, full-bodied yet balanced. Loaded with ripe black plums. Lots of layers of pleasure. This wine is made mostly from Merlot Grapes with some Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Syrah. Long, satisfying pleasant finish. Decant for an hour for maximum pleasure. Merlot food pairings: beef, cheese, poultry, quesadillas. Drink: 2013 - 2016 1602 14.4% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 91/100. February 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Crios Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Mendoza, Argentina: An absolutely incredible wine for the money! Juicy, savoury and delicious: full-bodied with rich layers of ripe plums, blackberry and other dark fruits. Unfined and Unfiltered, Dominio del Plata, Susana Balbo. Superb craftsmanship! Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hearty meat dishes, hard cheese. Drink: 2014 - 2018 640979 14% D 750 mL $13.95 Score: 91/100. February 2014. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Benmarco Malbec 2012, Mendoza, Argentina: A robust and vibrant red wine that offers lots of pleasure in every glass. Coffee, mocha and espresso on a black fruit layers of full-bodied goodness. Smoky to the finish. Try it with hamburgers. Unfined and Unfiltered, Dominio del Plata. Malbec food pairings: beef,  turkey, spicy dishes, tomato sauces, hamburgers. Drink: 2014 - 2016 657601 14% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 91/100. February 2014. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Jip Jip Rocks Shiraz 2011, Padthaway, South Australia, Australia: Full-on, big red wine with glorious black cherry liqueur aromas. Rich, full-bodied and delicious. This wine has won multiple Gold and Silver Medals in competitions around the world. Part of the Bryson Family portfolio. The oak is woven in well and the wine comes off as balanced. Well-priced. I'd drink with a rack of lamb. Shiraz food pairings: rare roast beef, casseroles, stews, pizza, barbecued pork spareribs. Drink: 2013 - 2016 673897 14.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 91/100. February 2014. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ortas Prestige Rasteau, Cave De Rasteau 2009, Côtes-Du-Rhône-Villages, France: Savoury and tasty with dark red spicy fruit in this AC red wine. Full-bodied, juicy and smooth. Good value. A terrific, long, dry finish that leaves you longing for more. Food pairings: rare beef. Drink: 2014 - 2019 985929 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. February 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Terra Valentine Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Spring Mountain District, Napa Valley, California, United States: Menthol aromas flooded by blackberries and cassis on the nose. Good grip, balance and structure on the palate. Full-bodied. Complex and beautifully structured with a long finish. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hearty meat dishes, hard cheese. Drink: 2013 - 2016 269431 14.9% XD 750 mL $56.95 Score: 92/100. February 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Katnook Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Coonawarra, South Australia, Australia: Full-bodied with classic cabernet aromas of cassis, blackcurrant and blackberry. Surprisingly elegant for a New World cab. Like it lots! This wine is aged for 22 months in French and American oak and offers a toasty finish. Highly recommended. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hearty meat dishes, hard cheese. Drink: 2014 - 2018 590471 13.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 92/100. February 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

RavensWood Old Vine Zinfandel 2010, Sonoma County, California, United States: You can taste the old vine character in the complexity of this wine. Gorgeously complex with layers of dark red fruit and some smoke. Terrific finish.  This should be your go-to party wine as it'll please so many palates with its berry vibrancy yet no heavy-handed oak treatment. One of California's flagship producers of zinfandel, and it shows in the glass. Zinfandel food pairings: beef brisket, meatloaf, seared steak, dry-rubbed ribs. Drink: 2012 - 2017 673798 14.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 92/100. February 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Akarua Pinot Noir 2011, Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand: A gloriously vibrant pinot noir that's medium-bodied and packed with flavour. A rich, silky Pinot bursting with ripe cherries and wild berries. Small kick of spice. Full-bodied. Closed with a screwcap. Try it tonight with roast chicken, and invite me along please. OTHER: The 2011 Pinot Noir was aged 10 months in French oak, 30% new. Medium to deep ruby-purple in color, it offers a good intensity of black berry, mulberry and red plum notes with hints of cedar, toast, black pepper and baking spices. Medium to full-bodied with a medium level of grainy tannins, it has a medium to high level of acid lifting the pure berry flavors and finishing long. Delicious now, it should cellar to 2017+. Score - 91 (Lisa Perrotti-Brown, MW, erobertparker.com, Oct. 2012) Pinot Noir food pairings: duck with mango, fried turkey, matzo ball soup, pepperoni pizza. Drink: 2014 - 2019 79541 14% D 750 mL $37.95 Score: 93/100. February 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Patrick Lesec Pierres Dorées 2010, Châteauneuf-Du-Pape, Rhône, France: This Rhone AC-designated red wine is a blend of 75% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre grapes. Powerful aromas of black cherry, blackberry liqueur, anise and smoke. A towering red that will serve hearty meat dishes well. Drink: 2015 - 2022 79749 15.5% D 750 mL $49.95 Score: 93/100. February 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Schild Estate Old Bush Vine Gms Grenache Mourvèdre Shiraz 2011, Barossa, South Australia, Australia: Oh yum. Comfort me with mourvèdre and other old vine grapes. Rich, complex and deep: exactly what you want in a partner (and a wine). Full-bodied and smooth and inviting. The Schild family has been in the Barossa Valley for more than 60 years. Lots of complexity, depth and vibrancy in this richly rewarding wine. Grenache Mourvèdre Shiraz food pairings: rare steak. Drink: 2013 - 2018 108183 14.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 93/100. February 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Montes Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, Colchagua Valley, Chile: A superb, full-bodied red wine with layers of hedonistic pleasure! The best of New World power, energy and black fruit concentration in great balance, depth and length on the finish. Perfect for hearty meat dishes. Amazing price for this quality. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hearty meat dishes, hard cheese. Drink: 2013 - 2017 322586 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 93/100. February 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Villa Girardi Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2009, Veneto, Italy: Classic DOC Amarone with gorgeous concentration: black cherry liqueur, smoke and dried herb aromas. Mouth-watering and complex with layers of depth and length. A wine to celebrate life! Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico food pairings: aged cheese, herbed lamb stew with raisins, lasagna, venison, beef daube. Drink: 2013 - 2020 159913 13.5% D 750 mL $41.95 Score: 95/100. February 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Zuccardi Serie A Bonarda 2011, Santa Rosa, Mendoza, Argentina: The Bonarda grape may be lesser known than Malbec in Argentina, but it produces terrific full-bodied red wines for the money. Blackberry, toasty oak and dark chocolate fill out the nose here. Zuccardi is a leading producer in Argentina. Drink: 2014 - 2016 355560 14% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. February 2014. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cono Sur Bicicleta Cabernet Savignon 2012, Chile: A full-bodied, juicy red wine at an amazingly great price. Perfect for pizza parties or outdoor barbecues and grilled meats. Aromas of dark fruit and toasty oak. Drink: 2013 - 2015 89419418040 13% D 750 mL $10.95 Score: 87/100. February 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Les Jamelles Merlot 2012, Vin De Pays D'oc, France: A full-bodied red wine with attractive aromas of blackcurrant and cassis. Great value and taste for this price point. Try it with grilled meats and herb-crusted chicken. Drink: 2014 - 2016 245324 13.5% XD 750 mL $12.95 Score: 87/100. February 2014. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Les Jamelles Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Vin De Pays D'oc, France: Loaded with black fruit flavour and smoke, this cabernet sauvignon from southern France delivers. Try it with a juicy steak tonight. Drink: 2014 - 2016 293159 13.5% XD 750 mL $12.95 Score: 87/100. February 2014. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Okanagan Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada: The cabernet grapes for this robust red wine are sourced from three vineyards in the Okanagan Valley: Blue Terrace Vineyard, Black Sage Road and Oliver. Smooth and supple yet this wine also has heft. Attractive aromas of dark fruit and toasty oak. Decant 1-2 hours before serving with hearty meat dishes. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: Moroccan lamb or ribeye steak and strong cheeses. Drink: 2014 - 2018 34694 14% D 750 mL $20.25 Score: 88/100. February 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Quails' Gate Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, Okanagan Valley, BC V.Q.A., Canada: Rich, dark, layered and full-bodied with fleshy black plums and berries that you can almost squeeze with your tongue to the roof of your mouth. Yet this is a dry and balanced wine wrapped in mocha and toasty oak. Balanced with a long finish. One of BC's and Canada's best wine producers. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: cocoa and black pepper rubbed beef tenderloin or leg of lamb.. Drink: 2013 - 2018 639617 14% D 750 mL $26.99 Score: 92/100. February 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Robert Oatley Vineyards Signature Series Pinot Noir 2012, Yarra Valley, Australia: Lovely cherry-berry aromas and flavours in this medium-bodied, supple Pinot Noir. A lick of spice at the end makes it a great companion to duck or game meats. Drink: 2015 - 2018 357491 13.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 90/100. February 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Pfaffenheim Crémant D'alsace Brut Rosé, Alsace, France: A spritely sparkling rose wine with attractive aromas of field strawberries. Crisp, dry and refreshing this bubbly offers tremendous value at this price point. The quality designation for this Crémant d'Alsace is AC. Drink: 2014 - 2016 352203 12.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. February 2014. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Azahara Deakin Estate Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Noir, Victoria, Australia: A zesty, clean sparkling wine at a great price. Crisp aromas of lime and citrus fruit. Terrific aperitif or companion to seafood and salads. Drink: 2014 - 2016 357483 12% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. February 2014. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

See Ya Later Ranch Brut Sparkling, Okanagan Valley, B.C., Canada: The appellation for this zesty sparkling wine is BC VQA. A crisp, toasty and refreshing bubbly with attractive notes of green apple. Great price for this quality. Works well as an aperitif or companion to seafood. Sparkling food pairings: fresh seafood. Drink: 2014 - 2017 271049 13.5% XD 750 mL $20.95 Score: 90/100. February 2014. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château De Bligny Grande Réserve Brut Rosé, Champagne, France: This crisp champagne offers cherry notes on the nose. It's zesty, with mouth-watering acidity and great balance. Stands alone as an aperitif or drink it with seafood and shellfish. Drink: 2014 - 2017 352161 12% D 750 mL $49.95 Score: 90/100. February 2014. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Zenato Lugana San Benedetto 2012, Veneto, Italy: Attractive notes of white pear, melon and lime on the nose of this crisp white wine. Medium-bodied with good balancing acidity for seafood and shellfish. The quality designation for this wine is DOC. An elegant and refreshing aperitif. Food pairings: seafood, shellfish, chicken, pasta dishes with olive oil or light cream sauces. Drink: 2013 - 2015 707158 13% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. February 2014. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lailey Vineyard Unoaked Chardonnay 2012, Niagara River, Ontario, Canada: A crisp, fresh chardonnay without any of the vanilla or spice aromas that oak can impart. Great refreshment value and mouth-watering clean, crispness in this Ontario VQA wine. Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, turkey, fish, seafood, pork chops. Drink: 2014 - 2017 299776 12% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. February 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ziraldo Estate Riesling 2012, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A fresh, crisp VQA Riesling that offers attractive notes of lime and grapefruit. This white wine bears the name of one of Ontario's most iconic personalities in the wine industry, Donald Ziraldo. Riesling food pairings: freshwater fish, mildly spiced fish tacos. Drink: 2014 - 2020 357640 12.1% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. February 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Beni Di Batasiolo Granée Gavi Del Commune Di Gavi Cortese (Gavi) 2012, Piedmont, Italy: If you like pinot grigio, you'll love this! Terrific refreshment with citrus and grapefruit notes. The Cortese grape is the specialty of vineyards near the town of Gavi. Aromatic, crisp and dry. Cortese (Gavi) food pairings: pan-fried scallops, cheese, poultry, seafood risotto, pasta with cream sauce. Drink: 2013 - 2016 75168 12% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. February 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pazo Pondal Leira Albarino 2012, Rías Baixas, Spain: The appellation for this medium-bodied white wine is DO. Clean and crisp with refreshing aromas of chives, lime and herbal notes. Medium-bodied and food-friendly. Good acidity and minerality. Albarino food pairings: fresh seafood, asparagus risotto. Drink: 2014 - 2016 115816 12.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. February 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pannon Tokaj Semi-Dry Lunel Muscat 2012, Tokaj, Hungary: Lemon and baking spices in this medium-bodied white wine with some sweetness. Great some lemon-influenced dishes and lighter spices and curries. Attractive orange and lemon zest on the finish. Try it. Muscat food pairings: grilled teriyaki salmon, grilled pork with a peach chutney, smoked ham, soft cheese, light curries, shellfish. Drink: 2014 - 2017 295691 14% M 750 mL $12.95 Score: 89/100. February 2014. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tabali Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Limarí Valley, Chile: Grassy-fresh sauvignon blanc with clean, crisp lines. Come-alive lime and chives... Bring on all sorts of food pairings. The Limarí Valley produces excellent Sauvignon Blanc and it shows in the glass. Amazing value white wine for this price. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: seafood appetizers, salads, vegetarian dishes, cheese, turkey pot pie. Drink: 2013 - 2015 662999 13.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. February 2014. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hugel Gentil 2012, Alsace, France: A classic, refreshing white wine with lovely notes of lime, Asian pear, white peach and grapefruit. Perfect as an aperitif or an accompaniment to many dishes. This AC-designated wine is a field blend of Riesling, Pinot Gris, Gewürztraminer, Sylvaner and Pinot Blanc grapes. Food pairings: seared scallops, sushi, vegetables, herbed chicken, pork dishes. Drink: 2013 - 2016 367284 12% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 90/100. February 2014. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Niagara College Teaching Winery Barrel Fermented Donald J.P. Ziraldo Vineyard Chardonnay 2010, St. David's Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: This is a VQA wine. One of Niagara's best producers of Chardonnay! Buttery, round goodness with aromas of ripe peaches and pears. Oak is well integrated and the wine overall is very balanced. Full-bodied with creamy texture. Chardonnay food pairings: lobster in butter sauce, beef bourguignon, breads, cheese, poultry. Drink: 2013 - 2017 40634 13% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 91/100. February 2014. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ad Lib Hen & Chicken Oaked Chardonnay 2010, Pemberton, West Australia, Australia: A terrific, robust chardonnay produced by The Yard Wine Company. A mouth-watering acidity balances the luscious tropical fruit flavours here. Green apple vibrancy is blanketed in toasted hazelnut. Full-bodied and generous. Highly recommended. Chardonnay food pairings: beef bourguignon, breads, cheese, poultry, lobster in butter. Drink: 2013 - 2017 297697 13.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. February 2014. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve Riesling 2012, Niagara, Ontario, Canada: A delightful VQA white wine with glorious aromas of lime, white peach and a hint of white floral notes. Mouth-watering and juicy; the wine cries out for fresh seafood. Highly recommended. Riesling food pairings: planked salmon, salads. Drink: 2013 - 2017 367102 12.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 91/100. February 2014. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Flat Rock Cellars Nadja's Vineyard Riesling 2012, Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: Lovely lime blossom Riesling! Light- to medium-bodied, but packed with citrus notes and sunshine. This VQA wine is perfect as an aperitif or companion to seafood dishes. One of Canada's signature producers of Riesling! Riesling food pairings: beef, poultry, game birds, pork, cheese, pizza. Drink: 2013 - 2017 578625 11.6% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. February 2014. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mönchhof Robert Eymael Mosel Slate Riesling Spätlese 2011, Prädikatswein, Mosel, Germany: Superb focus and clarity in this zesty white wine made from Germany's classic grape Riesling. Mouth-watering and crisp with aromas of fresh orchard apples and white grapefruit. Long finish. Highly recommended. Drink: 2014 - 2020 349449 10% M 750 mL $23.95 Score: 93/100. February 2014. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mcwilliam's Mount Pleasant Elizabeth Cellar Aged Semillon 2006, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia: There's nothing like Australian Semillon grape-based wines: you must try this one if you haven't sampled their delights previously. Semillon from Australia also differs vastly from Semillon in other regions of the world: here it has a complex beeswax, dry honey and lanolin bouquet and mouth-filling texture. Terrific balancing acidity for a wide range of dishes and a long finish to make you return to this bottle again and again. Drink: 2014 - 2020 724492 10.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 93/100. February 2014. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Robert Oatley Vineyards Signature Series Riesling 2012, Great Southern, Western Australia, Australia: What an exquisite Riesling! Lovely aromas of lemon and lime sunshine with just a hint of white flowers underneath. Fresh and crisp. Perfect for seafood. Drink: 2013 - 2019 357426 12% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. February 2014. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

L'arjolle Sauvignon Blanc Viognier 2011, Midi, France: Crisp and dry, with terrific refreshment on the palate. This lovely white wine blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier has balance and restraint, no heavy oak and a delightfully floral finish. Perfect for fresh seafood. Drink: 2013 - 2015 348904 12.5% XD 750 mL $12.10 Score: 89/100. February 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Robert Oatley Vineyards Tic Tok Pocketwatch Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Western Australia, Australia: Crisp and fresh with lovely notes of lime, lemongrass and chives. Great mouth-watering acidity for food, this wine was fermented in stainless steel tanks (no oak) to preserve the fruit freshness of grapes that were picked at night. Try it with fresh seafood. Great price. Drink: 2014 - 2015 187039 12.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. February 2014. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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