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Vintages Wine Picks January 19, 2013

White Wine

Flat Rock Cellars Chardonnay 2009, V.Q.A., Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: Full-bodied, balanced and generous with green apple and hazelnut aromas. Pair with corn dishes and roast chicken. Pair with: barbecued chicken, pickerel, crab legs. Drink: 2012-2015. 286278 12.80% XD 750 mL  $16.95 Score: 89/100. January 19, 2013 Charming Grilled Chicken Wine Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  

Red Wine

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Pinot Noir 2010, V.Q.A., Okanagan Valley, BC, Canada: Liquid satin in a glass. Fleshy field cherries with a luxuriously smooth texture. Not heavy yet so full of character. Extremely elegant and versatile with many dishes. Lovely rich dark cherry aromas of the nose unfold to dark plum and some dried herbs on the palate. Full-bodied for pinot, yet balanced and elegant. Concentrated flavours with a long finish. Polished tannins and elegant structure. Great craftsmanship here. Pair with planked salmon or grilled tuna. One of Canada's best. Pair with: Peking duck or rotisserie chicken stuffed with preserved lemon. Drink: 2012-2018. 556613 13% XD 750 mL  $30.00 Score: 91/100. January 19, 2013 Top Rated Red Wine. Scrumptious Seafood Wine Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  

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