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Young Brute 2014, Wrattonbully, Australia: Drink: 2014-2017. 434654 14% D 750 mL  $18.95. February 7, 2017 Best Beef Wine Full Review
Southbrook Vineyards Seriously Cool Chardonnay 2015, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario VQA, Canada: Clean and crisp with green apple notes and racy acidity for roasted chicken. Medium-bodied with great vibrancy on the finish. This winery practices sustainable viticulture. Drink: 2016-2020. 457481 12% XD 750 mL  $15.95 Score: 89/100. October 10, 2016 Best Value White Wine. Plush Pork Wine Full Review
Colio Estate Wines Lily, Harrow, Ontario VQA, Canada: This lovely southwestern Ontario sparkling wine uses the cuvee closed method to develop the bubbles in the bottle. Aromas of toast, yeast, green apple and white peach. Pair with shellfish or drink as an aperitif. Drink: 2015-2018. 418657 11.50% D 750 mL  $16.95 Score: 88/100. January 8, 2017 Best Value Sparkling Wine. Full Review
Château Haut Selve Réserve 2010, Graves, Bordeaux A.C., France: The Graves region of southern Bordeaux tends to produce the biggest red wines in the Bordeaux region. This is no exceptional. The difference here is a gorgeous balance, layered complexity and supple enticing aromas of fleshy black fruit and toasty oak. This wine has remarkable intensity and concentration for just 13.5% alcohol -- love it! Drink: 2017-2022. 235424 13.50% XD 750 mL  $27.95 Score: 93/100. April 4, 2015 Top Rated Red Wine. Luscious Lamb Wine Full Review

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