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Values Wine Picks April 12, 2012

Note: I publish batches of reviews that I call Good Values Wine Picks. These are from the regular section of the liquor store rather than the Vintages section, and tend to be lower priced and the most widely available of all wines. The last four reviews I did were: November 15, October 16, August 3 and June 18.

White Wine

Hungaria Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Etyek, Hungary: A crisp white with refreshing notes of green melon, lime and gooseberry. Thirst-quenching with a zippy finish. Pair with: creamy pasta, Asian dishes, salads, seafood. Drink: 2012-2014. 269688 12% D 750 mL  $9.95 Score: 87/100. April 12, 2012 Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  

Red Wine

Reif Estate Winery Meritage 2010, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Canada: A meaty, robust red with dark fruit and earthy aromas. Just the right amount of oak. Decant for 1-2 hours for maximum pleasure. Pair with: grilled red meats with roasted vegetables or Portobello mushrooms. Drink: 2012-2022. 779320001126 13.50% XD 750 mL  $29.95 Score: 88/100. April 12, 2012 Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  

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