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Vintages Release March 15, 2014

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Dessert Wine

Georgian Hills Bartlett Frozen To The Core 2011, Ontario, Canada: Pure pear essence, but not a cloyingly sweet dessert wine. Aromas of fresh spring pear just beginning to show sunny ripeness. Reach up, pick a pear and put it in your glass. It's as lovely as that, with all the transformative work done for you. Food pairings: cheese, charcuterie platter. Drink: 2014 - 2017 347401 8.5% S 375 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. March 2014. Best Value Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Cramele Recas La Putere Feteasca Neagra 2012, Recas D.O.C., Romania: A robust, tasty, smoky red wine at an incredibly great price. Aromas of dark fruit and tobacco on this full-bodied red wine made from the Feteasca Neagra grape (yes that name is a mouthful itself). Mocha, dark chocolate and espresso on the finish from the oak aging. Neagra food pairings: stew, meat pie, garlicky burgers. Drink: 2014 - 2016 178830 14% D 750 mL $13.95 Score: 87/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Clos La Coutale Cahors 2011, Southwest A.C., France: Big, black and brooding: this wine is looking to pick a fight with a wimpy chicken dish, so give it an equal boxing partner instead: rare steak. Full-bodied and tannic, but good quality for the price. Brought to us by Phillip Bernede, viticulturist. Decant 2 hours. Love the quote on the back label: "Good wine is a necessity of life for me." Thomas Jefferson Drink: 2014 - 2018 286385 13.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 87/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tenuta Stefano Farina Le Brume Langhe 2009, Piedmont D.O.C., Italy: Love the dark chocolate, mocha edge on this fleshy, dark-fruited juicy red wine. Lots of vanilla smoke on the finish from the oak again. This is a blend of Barbera, Nebbiolo and Merlot grapes. Drink: 2014 - 2018 360073 13% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. March 2014. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Giogantinu Nastarrè 2012, Isola Dei Nuraghi, Sardinia I.G.T., Italy: Purple plums and blueberry pie aromas and flavours in this robust red. Smooth and supple and juicy. Perfect for hamburgers with all the fixins -- don't forget the relish! Food pairings: roast meats. Drink: 2014 - 2018 365585 12.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 88/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Crios De Susana Balbo Syrah Bonarda 2011, Mendoza, Argentina: This full-bodied red wine offers aromas of purple plums, licorice and juicy berries along with raspberry pie. This unfiltered and unfined wine comes to us from Dominio del Plata, Susana Balbo. A smooth and supple blend of Bonarda and syrah. Great price! Syrah Bonarda food pairings: hamburgers, pizza, brisket, chili. Drink: 2013 - 2017 657619 14% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. March 2014. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Thorn-Clarke Estate Grown Named Varietal Blends-Red 2011, Barossa, South Australia, Australia: Love this robust Australian red wine! Gorgeously rich and full-bodied with layers of voluptuous black fruit flavours. Velvet caress on the tongue. Top me up! Try it tonight with a juicy, rare steak. Named Varietal Blends-Red food pairings: gourmet hamburgers , slow-cooked saucy ribs, lamb cutlets, beef tenderloin. Drink: 2014 - 2018 24091 14% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 90/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Giordano Collection Primitivo Di Manduria Primitivo 2011, Puglia D.O.C., Italy: Aromas of big juicy purple plums and blueberries and mocha, very Zinfandel like, which makes sense given the grape connection to Primitivo. A supple and full-bodied red wine with a good-natured heart of hedonism. The Giordano family has been making wine since 1900 in the warm climate of Puglia in southern Italy. Perfect for barbecues with people you like. Primitivo food pairings: grilled hot Italian sausages, barbecued ribs, chicken wing, hamburgers with relish, game. Drink: 2013 - 2017 51797 14.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. March 2014. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ridge Estate Monte Bello Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Santa Cruz Mountains, California, United States: This full-bodied red wine is a blend of about 80% cabernet sauvignon, 17% merlot, 2% Petit Verdot and 1% Cabernet Franc grapes. It offers a long, luscious tunnel of mint-blackberry aromas that whistle up from the glass. Robust and ultra-concentrated: a true red wine for hedonists. Some pepper and dark spice on the finish. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: prime rib. Drink: 2015 - 2021 89284 13.7% XD 750 mL $52.95 Score: 90/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Axia Alpha Estate Syrah Xinomavro 2009, Florina P.G.I., Greece: Smoky with black fruit a firm tannic grip. Full-throttled red wine. This equal blend of Syrah and Xinomavro grapes is best enjoyed with meat lovers' pizza. Drink: 2014 - 2018 239897 13.6% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rustenberg Rm Nicholson 2010, Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa: A dry, robust red wine with black fruit and smoke with great weight on the palate. Nicely balanced. Try this red wine with braai, the traditional South African barbecue. This wine is a blend of mostly Cabernet and Shiraz, and a small amount of Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec grapes, that was matured for 16 months in French and American oak. Food pairings: steak. Drink: 2014 - 2017 278390 14.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Yalumba Shiraz 2012, South Australia, Australia: This organic red wine is full-bodied, smooth and delicious with aromas of smoky black plums and blackberries. Deep and rich and satisfying. Great taste for the price.  It opens beautifully on the palate with rich flavours of fleshy black fruit. Some pepper and spice and everything nice on the finish. Shiraz food pairings: gourmet burgers, mutton with mint and coriander, pizza, barbecued beef, pork. Drink: 2013 - 2017 280883 14.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. March 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Deumayen Trez Reserva Malbec 2007, Mendoza, Argentina: Great value in the glass for this full-bodied red wine made form Argentina's marquee grape Malbec. This wine was matured in 33% new French oak for 12-14 months. Mouth-filling flavours of black fruit, toasty oak and anise. Needs prime rib. Drink: 2014 - 2018 284000 14% XD 750 mL $26.95 Score: 90/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Burning Kiln Winery Strip Room Merlot Cabernet Franc 2012, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: The Merlot (55%) and Cabernet Franc (45%) grapes in this robust red wine blend are kiln dried which concentrates the flavours in the grapes, resulting in a highly flavour-packed and intense wine that is very difficult to achieve in Ontario's cool climate otherwise. Terrific, rich notes of black fruit, toasty oak and dried tobacco and herbs. This is a smoking jacket kind of wine for contemplative after-dinner, world domination discussions. Drink: 2014 - 2018 327700 13.9% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Albert Morot Beaune Toussaints 1Er Cru Pinot Noir 2009, Burgundy A.C., France: A tart, medium-bodied pinot noir with lots of acidity. Aromas of sour cherry, cranberry and spices. This is a respected winery in the Beaune region. Some violet perfume on the finish. Some time in the bottle will round this attractive red wine out to its full potential. Drink: 2014 - 2020 356816 13% XD 750 mL $59.95 Score: 90/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Borges Reserva 2009, Douro D.O.C., Portugal: Almost zinfandel-like in its fleshy purple plum and berry notes. Full-bodied with good acidity for pizza. This robust red is made from grapes grown on the winery's own estate vineyards. Drink: 2014 - 2018 358762 13.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 90/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Aljibes Cabernet Franc 2007, Vino De La Tierra De Castilla, Tierra De Léon, Spain: A full-bodied red with pleasing richness and depth. Cabernet Franc finds a more complete, riper expression here, even though you don't expect it from Spain. Dark fruit and violet notes on the finish. Terrific price. Drink: 2014 - 2018 358788 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Belle Glos Dairyman Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: Full-on chocolate, mocha and espresso aromas on the nose almost over-power the cherry fruit underneath. Liquid fudge. Generous oak aging adds richness and those dark chocolate flavours. Supple and smooth. I prefer other Pinots from this winery, but to each his own taste-wise. Drink: 2013 - 2018 366013 14% XD 750 mL $44.95 Score: 88/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cade Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Howell Mountain, California, United States: A rich, complex, layered red wine offering classic cabernet sauvignon aromas of black fruit, anise, cigar box and tanned leather. Balanced and robust. Perfect pairing for a rare filet mignon. Give it as a gift wine too. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hearty meat dishes, hard cheese. Drink: 2014 - 2021 325027 14.8% D 750 mL $99.95 Score: 90/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sequoia Grove Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Napa Valley, California, United States: Elegant, distinguished and full-bodied cabernet. Classic red wine aromas of blackcurrant and cassis. Very dry and long on the finish. Perfect dinner party wine. Some attractive blackcurrant and cedar brush on the finish. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hearty meat dishes, hard cheese. Drink: 2014 - 2019 60020 14% D 750 mL $54.95 Score: 91/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Patrick Lesec Suzon Beaumes-De-Venise Les Grandes Serres 2011, Côtes Du Rhône Villages A.C., France: Love this black pepper wonder! Dark fruit, dark spices and lots of personality. Layered and expressive: even though it's full-bodied, it's lively, not heavy. The 2011 is an unjustly overlooked vintage for Cotes du Rhone-Villages Beaumes de Venise Suzon. Terrific value. Drink: 2014 - 2020 357053 15% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. March 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rocca Delle Macìe Tenuta Sant'alfonso Chianti Classico 2011, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Love this! Rich, smoky and smothering the senses with fleshy black fruit. Yes please! Velvet black fruit runs up the middle of your palate while mouth-watering juiciness tickles along the sides. Grilled pork chops should be already ordered when you open this wine. Chianti Classico food pairings: rare cuts of meat. Drink: 2014 - 2020 942094 14% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 92/100. March 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ridge Lytton Springs Zinfandel 2011, Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: This full-bodied red wine is a blend of two-thirds Zinfandel, then Petite Sirah, and a splash of Carignane grapes. It features rich, expressive aromas on the nose of black fruit and smoke. Towering and well-structured, give it time in the cellar. Decant for 2 hours. A black-fruit-infused finish. Lots of complexity and depth. Zinfandel food pairings: kobe beef. Drink: 2015 - 2022 982413 14.8% D 750 mL $48.95 Score: 92/100. March 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Finca La Emperatriz Reserva Old Vines 2007, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Love this style of Rioja! Old leather, juicy, almost tart cherry, and lots of layered satisfaction with a contemplatively long finish. Mouth-filling, mouth-watering and subtle with some spice on the finish and cigar box. One for the cellar -- if you can wait. Drink: 2014 - 2021 359927 14% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 93/100. March 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Chapel Hill Shiraz 2011, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: Luscious black plum aromas on this Australian shiraz, with an amazing acidic zing on the palate for food. Full-bodied and supple. Perfect for diehard hedonists. This wine was designed for steak. Blackberry and vanilla smoke on this finish. Highly recommended. Shiraz food pairings: gourmet burgers, mutton with mint and coriander, pizza, steak, pork. Drink: 2013 - 2016 743989 14.5% XD 750 mL $25.95 Score: 93/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Crema Pinot Noir 2012, Los Carneros, California, United States: Love this silky Pinot Noir! It seems to get better every year. Beautiful cherries and field raspberry notes roll in first, then there’s fresh earth aromas after a spring rain followed by some baking spices and a long finish. This Pinot has been one of my favourites for years. Satin seduction in a glass. Some comforting mocha on the finish. Pinot Noir food pairings: turkey, pork tenderloin, coq au vin, grilled salmon. Drink: 2014 - 2019 58024 14.5% D 750 mL $44.95 Score: 93/100. March 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bachelder La Petite Charmotte Nuits-Saint-Georges Pinot Noir 2011, Burgundy A.C., France: Thomas Bachelder, former winemaker at Le Clos Jordanne, is gaining an international reputation for his voluptuous style of pinot noirs that display Old World finesse and New World energy, like this one. Aromas of field berries and wild flowers. So pretty, smooth and luscious! Drink: 2014 - 2019 357228 13% XD 750 mL $49.95 Score: 92/100. March 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pahlmeyer Proprietary Red 2010, Napa, North Coast, California, United States: A cult cabernet from the heart of Napa Valley is concentrated, deep and delicious. Full-bodied with dark fruit and a long finish. Seductive mocha, dried herbs and blackberry on the nose, with incredibly well-crafted and sculpted texture and structure. This is truly a magnificent, and yes, worth the price. This is a wine for collectors and those who would like a promotion from their boss. Try it with rare filet mignon. Food pairings: hearty meat dishes. Drink: 2015 - 2025 329375 15.2% D 750 mL $159.00 Score: 97/100. March 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Dominus Christian Moueix Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Napa Valley, California, United States: A rich, dark and complex nose of black fruit, smoke and tar aromas on this blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Intensely concentrated yet supple red wine. Decant for 2 hours if you're going to drink soon (better to cellar). Dried tobacco and smoke on the finish, which is long. It's spectacular and a flagship red wine for California, and particularly Napa Valley. It's been 10 years since I awarded a perfect score of 100 points out of 100. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hearty meat dishes, pasta. Drink: 2015 - 2021 212381 14.5% XD 750 mL $151.95 Score: 100/100. March 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ara Single Estate Pinot Noir 2011, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Sweet cherry-berry aromas on the nose and flavours on the palate. Medium- to full-bodied with a smooth texture. Cherry pie and raspberry preserves on the finish. Drink: 2013 - 2016 361279 13.5% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 89/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Inglenook Rubicon Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, Rutherford, Napa Valley, California, United States: A full-bodied cabernet with classic aromas of cassis, blackcurrant and vanilla smoke. This is a towering wine of great complexity and depth. Decant 2 hours, or better yet, give it cellar time. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: rare beef. Drink: 2014 - 2020 703967 14% XD 750 mL $239.95 Score: 92/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Perrin Nature 2012, A.C., Côtes Du Rhône, France: Loaded with fleshy black plums, blackberries and blueberries. Full-bodied with smoky forest floor. Mouth-filling and rich. One of the best organic wine producers worldwide. Food pairings: grilled Angus beef steak. Drink: 2012 - 2014 948059 13% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. March 2014. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Mont Marçal Extramarium Reserva Brut Cava, Catalunya D.O., Spain: Crisp and toasty at an staggeringly great price for cava, the sparkling wine of Spain. This is a blend of local grapes: Xarello, Parellada, and barrel-fermented Chardonnay. Toasty with green apple and earthy notes. Drink: 2013 - 2015 352245 12% XD 750 mL $20.95 Score: 89/100. March 2014. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Baron-Fuenté Grand Millésime Brut Champagne 2006, Champagne A.C., France: Toasty, with baked bready and crisp refreshment. Very well-priced for Champagne. Great as an aperitif or companion to a fried chicken feast. Drink: 2013 - 2016 155119 12.5% XD 750 mL $53.95 Score: 92/100. March 2014. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Graham Beck Premier Cuvée Brut Blanc De Blancs 2009, Robertson W.O., South Africa: A vibrant sparkling wine at an great price. Surely South Africa's best sparkling wine producer: this bubbly offers incredible complexity and depth with great refreshment as well. Lovely toasty notes with green apple brightness through its core. Yum! It finishes with fresh green apple notes, crisp and dry. Blanc De Blancs food pairings: cheese, poultry, sashimi, Thai coconut shrimp, pasta with cheese-based sauce. Drink: 2013 - 2017 907568 12% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 92/100. March 2014. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Charles & Charles Chardonnay 2012, Columbia Valley, Washington State, United States: A medium- to full-bodied white wine with notes of green apple and oak. Straight forward. Chardonnay food pairings: shellfish, seafood, chicken. Drink: 2013 - 2015 394734 13.3% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 85/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

JOFFRÉ Pasión 4 R.J. Viñedos Torrontés 2013, Argentina, Argentina: Floral and delightful! Expressive and affordable -- is there a better marriage than that? Try it with Asian dishes. Torrontés food pairings: spiced noodle dishes. Drink: 2013 - 2015 361063 13.6% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. March 2014. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cantina Cormòns Friulano 2012, Isonzo Del Friuli D.O.C., Italy: Delicately floral in a fleeting wild white flower kind of way -- just a whisper. Lovely notes of white pear and yellow apple. Clean and crisp. Terrific aperitif or companion to shellfish. Drink: 2013 - 2015 627018 12.5% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. March 2014. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Simi Winery Chardonnay 2012, Sonoma County, California, United States: A full-bodied chardonnay with sunshine ripened fruit offering aromas of green apple, peach and pear wrapped in toasty oak. Some spices and cedar smoke on the finish. Try it with roast chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: seafood, cheese, grilled chicken, spicy Asian fare, slow-cooked pork shoulder. Drink: 2013 - 2017 673806 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. March 2014. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay 2011, Napa Valley, California, United States: Classic California Chardonnay with green apple and toasty oak. Try with roast chicken. Drink: 2014 - 2017 709717 14% XD 750 mL $59.95 Score: 90/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Saint-Roch Vielles Vignes Grenache Blanc Marsanne 2012, Côtes Du Roussillon, Midi A.P., France: Vibrant, alive and exciting, especially at this price! Floral, but not overly so, more spring day fresh, let's go for a walk way. White peach and pear hanging in a sun-dappled orchard. Fresh, zingy and ready to enliven your senses. This terrific white is made form 80% Grenache Blanc and 20% Marsanne grapes grown on 50-year-old vines planted in limestone and clay. I'm going to do my chardonnay lovin friends a favour and serve them this. Time to mix it up people! Drink: 2014 - 2017 175232 13% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 91/100. March 2014. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mulderbosch Chenin Blanc 2011, Western Cape W.O., South Africa: Chenin Blanc is the great undiscovered, under-valued white wine of South Africa -- and the world. You must try this once. This is a great example with seductive aromas of Asian pear and something I can only describe as black apricot. Oak imparts baked bread and wraps this wine beautifully. Baking spices on the finish of this exotically wonderful wine. Drink: 2014 - 2017 675421 13.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 91/100. March 2014. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Vincent Girardin Les Vieilles Vignes Puligny-Montrachet Chardonnay 2011, Burgundy A.C., France: Hazelnut and toasted almond nose from gentle oak aging followed by bright green apple vibrancy on the nose of this World World classic Chardonnay. Good structure, balance and finish. Drink: 2014 - 2020 300293 13% XD 750 mL $68.95 Score: 92/100. March 2014. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Du Colombier Chablis Chardonnay 2012, Burgundy A.C., France: This clean, crisp white wine comes to us from Guy Mothe et Ses Fils, prop.-récolt. Lines of lemon and white grapefruit brightness. Terrific mouth-watering acidity. Not a trace of oak on this Old World Chardonnay. Classic and amazingly well-priced. Drink: 2013 - 2018 366419 12.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 92/100. March 2014. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Masson-Blondelet Pouilly Fumé 2012, Loire A.C., France: This zesty, zippy Old World Sauvignon Blanc is more lemon-citrus rather than grassy herbal. Very clean and crisp: perfect warm summer day wine. Love the finish that keeps the sun shining in your mouth. Pouilly Fumé food pairings: mussels. Drink: 2013 - 2016 367029 13% XD 750 mL $26.95 Score: 92/100. March 2014. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Zenato Sergio Zenato Lugana Riserva 2011, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: An exotic and delicious white wine, with mouth-filling texture and some toasty oak. Lemon lanolin richness. Will cellar, but why wait? Try it tonight with seafood. Food pairings: fresh fish dishes, roast chicken. Drink: 2013 - 2017 928218 13.5% XD 750 mL $28.95 Score: 92/100. March 2014. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Jermann Pinot Grigio 2012, Venezia Giulia, Friuli I.G.T., Italy: This is one of the best, if not the best, Italian Pinot Grigios I've tasted. Sure, the price reflects that but it's worth seeing how vibrant and full of character Pinot Grigio can be with this benchmark wine. Zesty, refreshing and alive in the glass. Aromas of white peach, lime and white grapefruit. Incredibly refreshing and mouth-watering. Great as an aperitif or with many dishes, from seafood to salad. Great structure and finish. Says winemaker Silvio Jermann: "Wines should move us, prompt our emotions and have a sense of authenticity." Amen. Pinot Grigio food pairings: salads, vegetarian dishes, seafood, cheese, poultry. Drink: 2013 - 2016 117093 12.5% D 750 mL $32.95 Score: 93/100. March 2014. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Fielding Estate Winery Viognier 2012, V.Q.A., Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: A vibrant, exotic and classic Viognier with Niagara (and Fielding's) distinct signature. Robust and flavourful, floral yet there's a backbone. Finishes with spice-dusted white peach. Viognier food pairings: roast pork. Drink: 2013 - 2016 142323 13.5% D 750 mL $25.95 Score: 90/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Stoneleigh Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand: Lime essence with lemon zest. Very fresh and clean. No oak. Pair with seafood and salads. Drink: 2013 - 2014 293043 13% XD 750 mL $17.45 Score: 89/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Marlborough, New Zealand: Zesty and fresh with a lime-lemon lift. More citrus than grassy with some herbal underlay. Winemaker Anthony says he blend different parcels of the grapes as they do in Champagne style. Good tomato leaf and minerality on the finish. Part of Vintages Essentials. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: planked salmon, field salads. Drink: 2013 - 2015 35386 13.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 90/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Marlborough, New Zealand: A zesty, clean, fresh sauvignon blanc from one of the country's most consistently great producers. Medium-bodied, but packed with flavour. Perfect with seafood or salads. Drink: 2013 - 2018 316570 11% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 91/100. March 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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