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Values Wine Picks July 6, 2012

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White Wine

Thirty Bench Wine Makers Small Lot Steel Post Riesling 2011, VQA, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario, Canada: Incredibly intense yet laser light. Lots of minerality and layers with flavours of Asian pear and why peach. A gorgeous, mouth-watering lime finish. Pair with: creamy camembert and fresh breads; spiced shrimp skewers; sushi; grilled white fish; sautéed scallops with a cauliflower risotto; steamed mussels; lightly spiced curry dishes. Drink: 2012-2017. 319640 11.10% D 750 mL  $30.00 Score: 94/100. July 6, 2012 Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  

Red Wine

Doña Paula Los Cardos Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, Mendoza, Argentina: Some kind of wonderful, especially at this price! Classic cabernet with terrific structure and balance. Etnicing aromas of cassis and blackcurrant. Wow. Drink: 2013-2014. 633636 14% D 750 mL  $14.30 Score: 89/100. July 6, 2012 Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  

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