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Vintages Wine Picks November 9, 2013

White Wine

Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay 2011, Napa Valley, California, United States: A lovely, balanced Chardonnay with buttery notes and green apple aromas. Full-bodied and luscious. This is a flagship producer for California, with a long and respected history. Pair with: turkey tetrazzini, challah, creamed corn, crab cakes with spicy tartar sauce, fried clams , grilled pork, turkey dinner, lobster tail. Drink: 2013-2017. 709717 14% D 750 mL  $59.95 Score: 91/100. November 9, 2013 Gorgeous Gift Wine Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  

Red Wine

Pierre Amadieu Le Pas De L'aigle Grande Réserve Gigondas 2010, A.C., Rhône, France: Full-bodied, black, brooding and looking to pick a fight with your rare steak. This wine will win, and so will you. Complex, deep, rich, concentrated. Decant 2 hours. Yes please! Drink: 2013-2019. 354217 14.50% XD 750 mL  $32.95 Score: 93/100. November 9, 2013 Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  

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