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Vintages Wine Picks March 30, 2013

White Wine

Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand: Classic New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc from one of the country's best producers. Crisp, zippy notes of gooseberry and fresh cut grass on the nose open up with green apple, chives and lemongrass on the palate. Medium-bodied and mouth-watering. This wine makes an excellent companion to many dishes from pork chops to seafood, as well as a lovely aperitif. Pair with: fresh seafood, vegetarian dishes. Drink: 2012-2014. 35386 13.50% XD 750 mL  $18.95 Score: 90/100. March 30, 2013 Scrumptious Seafood Wine Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  

Red Wine

Quinta das Arcas Herdade Penedo Gordo Alicante Bouschet Trincadeira Aragones 2010, Borba, Alentejo, Portugal: Full-bodied and robust with aromas and flavours of black fruit, smoke and tar. Great price for a wine of this quality. Perfect for BBQ parties. Pair with: hearty meats, sausages and cheese. Drink: 2013-2016. 218339 13.80% D 750 mL  $13.95 Score: 87/100. March 30, 2013 Heavenly Hamburger Wine Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  

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