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Vintages Wine Picks August 5, 2011

White Wine

Barefoot Cellars Moscato, California, United States: A lovely moscato bursting with sweet peach, apricot and honeysuckle notes. Moscato is quickly becoming one of the most popular white wines, and this is a great examples of why. It's tasty as an aperitif, or as an accompaniment to seafood and salads. Pair with: spicy Asian cuisine, light desserts, fresh fruit and mild cheeses. 234351 9% S 750 mL  $9.95 Score: 86/100. August 5, 2011 Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  

Red Wine

Miguel Torres Infinite Tempranillo Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, Penedes, Spain: This gorgeous blend of tempranillo (85%) and cabernet sauvignon (15%) grapes offers rich, ripe blackberries and plums on the nose. The wine is full-bodied, deeply flavoured and mouth-watering. It's an incredible price for this quality. Snap up a case for your next party. Pair with: legumes to rice dishes with meat and vegetables, grilled steak, hamburgers Ideal with poultry and cured cheese.. Drink: 2011-2015. 231795 14% D 750 mL  $12.95 Score: 89/100. August 5, 2011 Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  

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