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Wine Picks June 18, 2014

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Note: This batch of wine reviews is not part of the bi-weekly Vintages Releases. Instead, it's a collection of wines outisde the Vintages section in store (general list) or wines sent to me directly from wineries that may not yet be available in liquor stores. Click on the Winery or Wine Agency link to get more info.

Dessert Wine

Cave Spring Cellars Indian Summer Late Harvest Riesling 2011, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Liquid gorgeous! Lear after year, Cave Spring delivers this late harvest Riesling for our drinking pleasure. Apricot peach blossom. Perfect for angel food cake and fruit-based desserts. Drink: 2013 - 2019 415901 13% M 375 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Spumante Bambino Peach, Ontario, Canada: Peach fun for your mouth! This terrific mixed-drink cocktail features lovely flavours of fleshy ripe peach. The alcohol level is moderate. Enjoy. 329243 7% S 750 mL $8.95 Score: 84/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Black Sage Pipe 2008, Okanagan, BC V.Q.A., Canada: A port-style wine that has fleshy ripe aromas and flavours of blackberry jam and cassis perserves. Good balancing acidity. Great with blueberry and blackberry desserts as well as Black Forest Cake. Drink: 2013 - 2015 713750 18% S 500 mL $25.00 Score: 88/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Other Wines/Drinks

County Cider Company Ice Cider, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada: Ice cider is made in a very similar way as Icewine is, except cider is apple-based and icewine is grape-based. For this cuvée of blend of cider, the cidery used a mix of frozen Russet, Ida Red and Spy apples have been pressed to produce a sweet and concentrated juice. This is then fermented to create this luscious cider. Gorgeous apple goodness: your mouth waters even smelling this terrific cider. Good balance. It's better than pie in a glass. and would pair nicely with caramel desserts, apple pie or pan-fried foie gras. 4630 12.5% S 375 mL $29.95 Score: 87/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Trinchero Family Estates Mario's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, Napa Valley, California, United States: A full-bodied, complex Californian red wine with aromas of elegant cassis, blackberry and smoky oak. This wine is named in honour of founder Mario Trinchero. This is a 13-acre acre vineyard in St. Helena, Napa Valley. A benchmark cabernet for Napa, and that's saying a lot! Pair with rare filet mignon. Drink: 2013 - 2020 399600 15.3% XD 750 mL $79.00 Score: 93/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pelee Island Winery Pelee Island Meritage 2010, V.Q.A., Lake Erie North Shore, Pelee Island, Ontario, Canada: Robust and tannic red wine blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc from southwestern Ontario. Needs some cellar time (2010 was a good vintage) and decant one hour. Try it with prime rib. Meritage food pairings: tender cut of prime rib. Drink: 2015 - 2018 317933 13% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 87/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Torres Infinite 2011, Catalunya, Spain: A robust blend of tempranillo (85%) and cabernet sauvignon (15%) grapes. Seductive aromas and flavours of fleshy black fruit and toasty oak. Incredible taste for the money. Drink: 2012 - 2014 231795 14% XD 750 mL $12.95 Score: 87/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Coyote's Run Estate Winery Black Paw Vineyard Pinot Noir 2011, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario, Canada: Powerful with notes of black cherry, dark spices, violets and truffles. Terrific balance and length. Very impressive. Pinot Noir food pairings: duck, mushroom risotto, frittata, avocado and papaya salad. Drink: 2013 - 2019 116442 13% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 91/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Villa Maria Estates Cellar Selection Pinot Noir 2009, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Toasty oak lends some mocha and smoky aromas, but the fleshy, juicy cherries prevail and burst vibrantly on your palate! Lots of juicy, mouth-watering acidity for food. Vibrant and tasty with a medium-bodied to almost full-bodied. Lovely the balancing acidity that makes this wine ultra-versatile with food, from planked salmon to roast chicken or turkey. Oh yum. Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled steak. Drink: 2013 - 2016 285361 14% D 750 mL $32.95 Score: 91/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Henry of Pelham Winery Baco Noir 2012, V.Q.A., Niagara Escarpment, Ontario, Canada: A medium-bodied red with attractive dark red berry and plum aromas. Round and supple. Henry of Pelham ups its game every year on baco. This is terrific! Baco Noir food pairings: aged cheddar, game meats, beef with horseradish or mustard, spicy food or the startling yet remarkably harmonious pairing of strawberries with black berry. Drink: 2013 - 2016 270926 13% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Henry of Pelham Winery Reserve Baco Noir 2011, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Henry of Pelham does Baco Noir right: this is best of class. Brooding aromas of black and purple plum, blackberries and blueberries wrapped in smoke. Supple and full-bodied. Could this be the ultimate hamburger wine? Well-structured with a solid finish. Try it tonight. Baco Noir food pairings: blackened, smoked beef dishes, grilled radicchio, hamburgers. Drink: 2014 - 2017 461699 13.5% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 91/100. June 2014. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Romance du vin Vignoble Vino Di Peppe 2009, Monteregie, Quebec, Canada: Love it! Sour cherry with attractive cranberry and beetroot aromas. I'm absolutely floored that this style of red wine is produced in Quebec. I'll be following this winery. Drink: 2014 - 2017 12% XD 750 mL $15.00 Score: 90/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Robertson Winery Shiraz Mourvedre Viognier 2012, Breede River Valley, South Africa: Full-bodied South African red wine with a great supple texture. Aromas of dark fruit and toasty oak. Great price! Drink: 2013 - 2016 746925001592 13.5% XD 750 mL $15.00 Score: 87/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars Reserve Pinot Noir 2011, Okanagan Valley, BC V.Q.A., Canada: Gorgeous cool-climate Pinot Noir! Edgy, fleshy, fun and layers of voluptuous black cherry, earth and mystery. This wine is great even two days after being opened. Superb craftsmanship. Drink: 2014 - 2020 714881 13.5% XD 750 mL $35.90 Score: 93/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Redstone Winery Redstone Vineyard Merlot 2010, Lincoln Lakeshore, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Fresh on the nose with an attractive herbal, ripe black plum note. Nice bite and balance on the palate with a full-bodied weight and velvet texture. I don't know how they manage to achieve such balanced ripeness in this cool-climate Merlot, but ask not how they made this wine, ask how soon you will drink it. Merlot food pairings: bacon-wrapped beef tenderloin, lamb & Guinness stew, venison with a chocolate and blueberry reduction. Drink: 2014 - 2019 670459005828 13.5% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 91/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Redstone Winery Meritage 2010, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: This full-bodied baby needs cellar time! A concentrated blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot of equal parts, 33% each.Classic aromas of cassis and blackcurrant and some herbal notes mid-palate. Decant for 1-2 hours. Meritage food pairings: roasted leg of lamb with rosemary, Prime Rib roast with roasted root vegetables,venison topped with seared foie gras and a red wine reduction. Drink: 2014 - 2020 670459005842 13.5% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 91/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bodega Catena Zapata Malbec 2012, Mendoza, Argentina: Plush and full-bodied with luscious layers of black fruit and toasty oak. Good value from one of Argentina's largest wine producers. Drink: 2013 - 2016 478727 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tawse Winery Inc. Gamay Noir 2012: A medium-bodied, smooth and plush with aromas of black plums, dark cherry and some toasty oak. Nicely crafted. These grapes are hand-harvested and the wine is aged for 8 months in French oak barrels. Drink: 2013 - 2016 322545 13% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 88/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Terracello Winery Boca Nera 2013, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Tart and aromatic with with earthy notes with dried tobacco leaves. Smooth, supple, smoky. Drink: 2013 - 2018 13% XD 750 mL $24.80 Score: 87/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mission Hill Five Vineyards Cabernet Merlot 2011, Okanagan Valley, BC V.Q.A., Canada: Robust and tannic, needs some cellar time and an hour of decanting. This full-bodied blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot is sourced from five vineyards on the winery's estate. Dark fruit, tarry notes and smoky oak. Good with a rare steak. Cabernet Merlot food pairings: duck served over polenta, braised beef ribs, pasta with Bolognese sauce, Asiago cheese, or eggplant Parmesan. Drink: 2013 - 2017 145102 13% XD 750 mL $16.45 Score: 87/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Harwood Estates Winery Admiral’s Blend 2011, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A blend of Pinot Noir and St. Laurent grapes from a Prince Edward County winery that is fully off-grid solar-powered. Signature County Pinot with its pleasant notes of cranberry and sour cherry. Medium-bodied and silky with great acidity for seafood. Drink: 2013 - 2017 11% XD 750 mL $17.00 Score: 88/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Peppoli Antinori Sangiovese 2011, Chianti Classico D.O.C.G., Italy: A smooth, supple medium- to full-bodied red wine with mouth-watering acidity and tart cherry flavours with some earthy notes. This wine needs food like pasta in tomato sauce or spicy Italian sausages -- anything with some acidity and zing itself. Drink: 2013 - 2016 606541 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 87/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Santa Carolina Reserva De Familia Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, Maipo Valley, Chile: Spectacularly rich and full-bodied, especially for the price. Wow. Fleshy dark plums and blackberries. Perfect for backyard barbecues and potluck gatherings involving meat. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: barbecued meats, grilled Portobello mushrooms with balsamic dressing. Drink: 2013 - 2019 408658 14.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 91/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Black Hills Estate Winery Nota Bene Meritage 2012, Okanagan Valley, BC V.Q.A., Canada: What a blockbuster red wine! Truly a Canadian flagship red blend in the Bordeaux tradition. The 2012 vintage is a blend of 57% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon and 8% Cabernet Franc. Concentrated, deep, powerful and layered. Decant 2 hours and enjoy. Drink: 2014 - 2020 333864 14% XD 750 mL $60.00 Score: 93/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mouton Cadet 2012, Bordeaux, France: A full-bodied Bordeaux red wine that's a classic blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cab Sauvignon. Aromas of cassis, blackcurrant and toasty oak along with some herbal notes. Decant 1-2 hours. Food pairings: lamb shoulder, duck breast with green peppercorn sauce. Drink: 2014 - 2017 3262151444752 13.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 87/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine de Grand Pré Vintner's Reserve Castel 2013, Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada: Full-bodied with tart cherry and cranberry. Lots of mocha, carraway and dark chocolate notes from generous oak aging. Pierre Castel bred this grape by crossing the century-old French grape Cinsault with a native North American from the Vitus Rupestris family. Castel is little known because of its early bud break and is susceptible to late spring frosts. It also ripens early to mid-season and develops a deep purple colour. Drink: 2014 - 2017 1005894 12.5% XD 750 mL $20.00 Score: 87/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Jabulani Vineyard & Winery Marquettage 2011, Richmond, Eastern Ontario, Canada: A full-bodied, juicy red wine that's smooth and supple. This robust red wine is made from grapes grown close to Ottawa, a blend that leads with the hybrid grape Marquette at 58%. The wine offers aromas of purple and black plums, blueberries and blackberries. Try it with a hearty meat dish. Marquettage food pairings: prime rib au jus, Yorkshire pudding. Drink: 2013 - 2015 15% D 750 mL $24.00 Score: 86/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosewood Estates Winery & Meadery Pinot Noir 2013, V.Q.A., Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: Tart cherry-berry aromas and flavours, with lots of mouth-watering acidity. This Niagara Pinto Noir features dark cherry and cedar brush notes. Tart and tannic. Medium-bodied. Give it some cellar time. Pinot Noir food pairings: turkey dinner, lamb shanks, autumn stews. Drink: 2014 - 2016 112177 12.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 89/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Villa Maria Private Bin Pinot Noir 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand: The consistency of Marlborough Pinot Noir is remarkable, and especially for Villa Maria. This winery has a signature Pinot that comes through each year yet reflect the vintage differences.Plush and voluptuous: you'll want to dive head first into this wine (or your glass) and never come out. Fleshy cherries balanced with a nervy acidity that makes it dance with many dishes. Yes please! Drink: 2013 - 2018 146548 13.5% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 92/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Vignoble Domaine Les Brome Cuvée Julien 2013, Courville, Quebec, Canada: Bell pepper and herbaceous notes on this full-bodied red wine from Quebec. Supple and smooth. A good match for grilled pork chops. Drink: 2013 - 2015 827924059101 13% XD 750 mL $16.70 Score: 86/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Carone Severnyi Cabernet 2011, Lanaudière, Quebec, Canada: A pleasant almost full-bodied red with nicely bed acidity and dark fruit aromas. Supple and smooth. Good match for roast beef. Drink: 2013 - 2016 1827924062032 13% XD 750 mL $24.80 Score: 87/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosés

Quails' Gate Estate Winery Rose 2013, Okanagan Valley, BC V.Q.A., Canada: Lovely and fresh dry rose with aromas of field strawberries. Such a terrific aperitif (chilled) or try it with grilled chicken to lighten and lift the charry flavours. Aromas of tiny raspberries on this bone-dry rose. Perfect as a lightly chilled aperitif or companion to seared tuna. Drink: 2012 - 2015 170316 13% D 750 mL $15.99 Score: 89/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Villa Maria Private Bin Rose 2013, Marlborough: Such a pretty rose! Bone-dry and refreshing with the heady scents of wild field strawberries on a summer afternoon ... this wine will take you there. Medium-bodied, crisp and perfect as an aperitif or companion to seafood or grilled chicken. This rose is a blend of Merlot and Pinot Gris grapes, which results in a lovely salmon hue. Drink: 2013 - 2015 234377 13% XD 750 mL $16.45 Score: 89/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Domaine de Grand Pré Champlain Sparkling Wine, Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada: Almond toasty with mouth-watering notes of green apples and lime zest. This wine is named after Samuel de Champlain who mapped Nova Scotia during the earliest French and Acadian settlements. The wine is a blend of Seyval Blanc and L'Acadie Blanc. A solidly-made bubbly that makes a terrific aperitif. Sparkling Wine food pairings: aperitif, oysers, seafood, fruit desserts, cheeses. Drink: 2012 - 2017 834630000358 11.5% D 750 mL $29.50 Score: 88/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Laurent-Perrier Brut Cuvée Champagne Rose, A.C., Champagne, France: The top-selling Rosé Champagne worldwide, Lauren-Perrier delivers elegant taste and quality in this bubbly. Made from Pinot Noir grapes, this sparkling wine offers aromas of raspberry, black cherry and toasted bread. Try it tonight with a rack of lamb and see what I mean. Champagne Rose food pairings: stuffed pork tenderloin, roast leg of lamb. 158550 13% XD 750 mL $99.95 Score: 93/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Villa Maria Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Marlborough, New Zealand: An extremely versatile New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc when it comes to food pairing: from shellfish to salads to vegetarian dishes, and many others. This crisp, refreshing and approachable white wine offers notes of citrus and some herbaceous highlights on the palate, which is typical of cool-climate Sauvignon Blanc. Balanced acidity with a finish that makes you ask for a top-up in your glass. Drink: 2013 - 2016 426601 13% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. June 2014. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tawse Winery Inc. Robyn's Block Chardonnay 2011, Beamsville Bench, Canada: A blockbuster Chardonnay from Tawse, one of Niagara's best producers across a range of wines and styles. The 2011 vintage was challenging but this chardonnay still has voluptuous texture. Lovely aromas of apple, vanilla smoke, toffee, ripe pear, caramel and mixed baking spices on the finish. Very sensuous on the palate with a creamy, layered satin texture. Drink: 2013 - 2017 662841 13.7% XD 750 mL $45.95 Score: 93/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Laroche Les Blanchots Chablis 2007, Burgundy Aoc, France: Classic Old World unoaked Chardonnay! Green apple and lime lift with fresh crispness right though the finish. Medium-bodied. Perfect for shellfish: think oysters. Drink: 2012 - 2018 945006 12.5% XD 750 mL $25.00 Score: 88/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Henri Bourgeois Les Baronnes Sancerre 2012, Centre Loire, France: Crisp aromas of green apple, with clean mouth-watering acidity for seafood, shellfish and salads. Drink: 2013 - 2017 542548 12.5% XD 750 mL $25.80 Score: 88/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hernder Estate Wines Riesling 2009, Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Floral and pretty with lovely notes of apricot blossom. Off-dry and lovely as a chilled aperitif on its own or as a companion to lighter chicken dishes as well as seafood. Drink: 2013 - 2017 332239 11.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosehall Run SZ White 2011, V.Q.A., Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada: A pretty floral white with aromas of lime blossom. A zesty, crisp acidity makes it a versatile food companion. This blend of seven grapes leads with riesling, ehrenfelser and chardonnay musque. Food pairings: crab cakes or light seafood dishes, summer sipping. Drink: 2012 - 2014 214478 11.5% MD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Schuchmann Tsinandali 2013, Kisiskhevi, Telavi, Georgia: Crisp, clean and fresh! If you like Pinot Grigio then give this refreshing white wine a try. It's made from native Georgian grapes, Rkatsiteli and Mtsvane. On the nose, aromas of lime zest and lemon, followed by a clean, balanced mouth-watering zestiness on the palate. Very food frinedly, from seafood and salads. Solid craftsmanship from winemaker George Dakishvll. Food pairings: fresh seafood, shellfish, salads, vegetarian dishes. Drink: 2013 - 2016 4860003311109 13% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kacaba Vineyards Unoaked Chardonnay 2013, V.Q.A., Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: Crisp, clean and fresh: just what you expect (and want) from unoaked, cool-climate Chardonnay. Aromas of green apple, green citrus and chives. Great as an aperitif or companion to seafood. Chardonnay food pairings: smoked trout and warm fingerling potato salad or with rich and creamy dishes, seafood risotto or cracked Dungeness crab with drawn butter. Drink: 2014 - 2017 326975 13.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Quails' Gate Estate Winery Dry Riesling 2013, Okanagan Valley, BC V.Q.A., Canada: Crisp with lime zest and lemon sunshine. Medium-bodied with mouth-watering acidity. Gloriously fresh and vibrant. Perfect aperitif and shellfish companion. Riesling food pairings: crisp Dungeness crab salad with ginger-lime dressing; caramelized onion tart. Drink: 2016 - 2024 308312 12.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 91/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Conundrum Caymus Conundrum 2012, Mendocino, California, United States: Gloriously floral and aromatic white wine from California. The blend of many white grapes changes each year but the signature remains the same. Medium-bodied and perfect for Asian dishes. Drink: 2012 - 2017 694653 14% XD 750 mL $24.99 Score: 91/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Viewpointe Estate Auxerrois 2012, Lake Erie North Shore, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A light-bodied, pretty, floral white wine that reminds me of a cross between Riesling and Torrontes. Perfect for seafood, shellfish and salads. Great price. Finishes with lovely notes of white peach blossom. Auxerrois food pairings: paprika-spiced chicken, pad Thai. Drink: 2012 - 2015 327239 12.5% M 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Strewn Winery Terroir Sauvignon Blanc 2013, V.Q.A., Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario, Canada: Vibrant and invigorating with classic Sauvignon nettle and green citrus. A touch grassy but not overly so. Clean and fresh: a terrific match for vegetarian dishes, including grilled vegetables. Drink: 2013 - 2015 343897 12.9% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pelee Island Winery Late Harvest Vidal 2012, V.Q.A. Ontario, Canada: So pretty and floral, with lovely aromas of apple and peach blossom. Light-bodied with just a touch of sweetness. Perfect with biscotti, angel food cake and fruit-based desserts. 594184 11.7% M 750 mL $11.95 Score: 87/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Monkey Bay Pinot Grigio 2013, Marlborough, New Zealand: Monkey Bay is named after a bay in Marlborough, where, according to legend, a monkey once lived.Crisp, clean and refreshing. Great lime and white melon zip through the middle. Finishes lively. Great aperitif. Pinot Grigio food pairings: seafood, salads. Drink: 2013 - 2015 93666 13% D 750 mL $13.95 Score: 87/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Obikwa Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Western Cape, South Africa: Lime crisp and clean with grassy good refreshment. Good mouth-watering acidity for salads and seafood. Obikwa takes its name from the earliest people of South Africa. The ostrich was a tribal symbol. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: grilled shrimp, vegetable stir fry, pasta with sun-dried tomatoes. Drink: 2013 - 2015 527465 11.5% D 750 mL $9.45 Score: 87/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Jabulani Vineyard & Winery Frontenac Gris 2013, Richmond, Eastern Ontario, Canada: A lovely, light-bodied, floral white wine that's made from grapes grown close to Ottawa. This delicate, refreshing wine offers notes of field daisies, white peach and pear. Terrific as an aperitif, or try it with fresh seafood. Frontenac Gris food pairings: seafood, salads, field greens. Drink: 2013 - 2015 13% MD 750 mL $12.00 Score: 87/100. June 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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