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Vintages Wine Picks January 17, 2009

White Wine

Estancia Estates Pinnacles Ranches Chardonnay 2006, Monterey County, California, United States: Vintages Wine Panel: This Chardonnay is attractive and approachable with ample peach and nectarine aromas and flavors enlivened by a twist of lemon zest. Long-finishing and versatile. My note: A splendid Chardonnay with a fruit-driven bouquet of ripe peaches and pears. Succulent, rich and voluptuous. Pair with: broiled fish, roast lemongrass-herbed chicken, French baguette, stir-fried veggies, French vanilla chocolate. 75614 14% D 750 mL  $19.95 Score: 89/100. January 17, 2009 Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  

Red Wine

Western Range Julimar Shiraz Viognier 2006, Perth Hills, Western Australia, Australia: A vibrant and mouth-watering attack with aromas of black raspberry, chewy blackberry, dark spices and pepper. I love the lift and brightness that Viognier brings to Shiraz. Pair with: peppercorn steak, beef stew, fajitas, lamb vindaloo, parmesan cheese. Drink: 2008-2014. 20180 13% XD 750 mL  $21.95 Score: 91/100. January 17, 2009 Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  

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