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Vintages Wine Picks June 12, 2010

White Wine

Vineland Estates Winery Pinot Blanc 2007, V.Q.A., Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: Vintages Wine Panel: The 2007 growing season was long, warm and ideally dry. As a result, relatively neutral but full-bodied wines, such as Pinot Blanc, benefited. This version is filled with apple, pear and green plum aromas. Dry and quite fruity. My note: Pleasant mild melon and white peach notes. No heavy oak. Refreshing aperitif; ideal for those who like Pinot Grigio. Pair with: grilled rainbow trout, grilled free-range whole chicken. 164467 11% D 750 mL  $18.95 Score: 87/100. June 12, 2010 Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  

Red Wine

Domaine Du Séminaire Valréas Grenache Syrah 2007, A.C., Côtes Du Rhône-Villages, France: Aromas of black cherry liqueur, cedar, dark spices and smoke. Lovely fleshy black raspberry notes. Full-bodied and supple. 173237 13.50% XD 750 mL  $14.95 Score: 89/100. June 12, 2010 Best Value Red Wine. Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  

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