Natalie MacLean - delicious wine picks and pairings

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Alkoomi Riesling 2009, Frankland River, Western Australia, Australia: Lovely petrol and white peach on the nose. Terrific intensity on the palate with a satisfying long finish. Great acidity for food. Drink: 2012-2015. 269290 12.50% XD 750 mL  $16.95 Score: 90/100. March 17, 2012 Best Value White Wine. Full Review
Foncalieu La Réserve Du Crouzau St. Gervais 2009, A.C., Côtes Du Rhône-Villages, France: An incredible wine for this price point! Rich, full-bodied, offering generous layers of fleshy blackberries and dark fruit. Buy a case while it lasts. Drink: 2012-2016. 142943 15.10% XD 750 mL  $14.95 Score: 90/100. March 17, 2012 Best Value Red Wine. Full Review
The Ned Marisco Vineyards Ltd. Pinot Gris 2011, Waihopal River, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Love it! I find many pinot gris boring, but this is spectacularly interesting. Glorious notes of white peach and Asian pear, with a lovely salmon hue. Perfect aperitif or companion to seafood, salads and roast chicken. Drink: 2012-2015. 267138 13.50% XD 750 mL  $14.95 Score: 91/100. March 17, 2012 Best Value White Wine. Full Review

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