Best Wine Reviews and Ratings: LCBO Vintages Release September 27

Sep. 27, 2014 CatalogueYou can access the 59 wines that I reviewed for September 27 as a text wine list with my complete tasting notes, scores, food matches.

You can also see my wine reviews for September 13.

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Inventory stock numbers are usually posted online a day or two before the release based on the LCBO doing so.

Among my reviews in this release are several for Catena: you can read my about my journey to Argentina to meet with the brilliant Nicolas Catena and taste his wines that was part of my second book Unquenchable.

Here are my wine ratings published in the Vintages Magazine, the most quoted Canadian source of reviews:

September 27 2014 Catena C

 

Sept 27 2014 Catena B

Bodega Catena Zapata Alta Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
Mendoza, Argentina

Catena Alta Historic Rows Malbec 2011
Mendoza, Argentina

 

Quails GateQuails’ Gate Chardonnay 2012
Okanagan Valley, Bc V.Q.A., Canada

 

Kim CrawfordKim Crawford Small Parcel Rise and Shine Creek Pinot Noir 2012
Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand

 

Remo FarinaFarina Le Pezze Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2011
Veneto D.O.C.G., Italy

Here are all 59 wine reviews and ratings for this release at the LCBO:

Château Léoville-Las Cases 2E Cru 2006
St-Julien, Bordeaux A.C., France

Château Léoville-Las Cases 2E Cru 2006
St-Julien, Bordeaux A.C., France

Château Léoville-Las Cases 2E Cru 2006
St-Julien, Bordeaux A.C., France

Château Léoville-Las Cases 2E Cru 2006
St-Julien, Bordeaux A.C., France

Château Léoville-Las Cases 2E Cru 2006
St-Julien, Bordeaux A.C., France

Marchesi De’ Frescobaldi Mormoreto 2010
Castello Di Nipozzano, Tuscany I.G.T., Italy

John Duval Plexus Shiraz Grenache Mourvèdre 2009
Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia

Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir 2012
Hemel-En-Aarde Valley, Walker Bay W.O., South Africa

Domaine Grand Nicolet Les Esqueyrons Rasteau 2012
Rhône A.C., France

Errazuriz Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
Aconcagua Valley, Chile

Errazuriz Aconcagua Costa Single Vineyard Syrah 2012
Aconcagua Costa, Aconcagua Valley, Chile

Sbragia Monte Rosso Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Sonoma Valley, California, United States

Seghesio Old Vine Zinfandel 2011
Sonoma County, California, United States

Quinta De Pancas Selecção Do Enólogo 2010
Lisboa D.O.C., Portugal

Meerlust Hannes Myburgh, Prop. Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa

Two Hands Angels’ Share Shiraz 2012
Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia

Belle Glos Las Alturas Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012
Santa Lucia Highlands, Monterey County, California, United States

Napa Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Napa Valley, California, United States

Corte Guala Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2011
Veneto D.O.C., Italy

Yalumba Barossa Patchwork Shiraz 2011
Barossa Valley, Australia

Two Hands Lily’s Garden Shiraz 2012
Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia

Domaine Jean Deydier & Fils Les Clefs D’or Tradition Vieilles Vignes 2010
Châteauneuf-Du-Pape, Rhône A.C., France

Versado Malbec 2013
Luján De Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina

Trivento Concha Y Toro Reserve Syrah Malbec 2012
Mendoza, Argentina

Badia A Coltibuono Chianti Classico 2010
Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy

Animus 2012
Douro D.O.C., Portugal

Château De Panigon 2010
Médoc, Bordeaux A.C., France

Viña Ventisquero Grey Single Block Carmenère 2011
Trinidad Vineyard, Maipo Valley, Chile

Frano Milos Plavac Mali 2009
Peljesac Peninsula, Dalmatian Coast, Croatia

The Lackey Kilikanoon Shiraz 2012
South Australia, Australia

Cloudy Bay Chardonnay 2012
Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Foxglove Varner Wine Chardonnay 2012
Central Coast, California, United States

Clos Le Vigneau Alexandre Monmousseau Vouvray 2012
Loire A.C., France

Lawson’s Dry Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Joseph Cattin Riesling 2013
Alsace A.C., France

Babich Black Label Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Henry Of Pelham Estate Riesling 2012
Short Hills Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Catena Chardonnay 2013
Mendoza, Argentina

Perrin & Fils Réserve Blanc 2013
Côtes Du Rhône A.C., France

Leira Albarino 2013
Rías Baixas D.O., Spain

Adega De Monção Deu La Deu Alvarinho 2013
Vinho Verde D.O.C., Portugal

Whitehaven Greg Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Burrowing Owl Chardonnay 2012
Okanagan Valley, British Columbia Bc Vqa, Canada

Bestheim Réserve Pinot Gris 2012
Alsace A.C., France

Southbrook Vineyards Triomphe Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Domaine Jacky Marteau Sauvignon Touraine 2013
Loire A.C., France

St. Supéry Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Napa Valley, California, United States

Gloria Ferrer Mèthode Traditionnelle Blanc De Noirs
Carneros, Sonoma County, California, United States

Errazuriz Wild Ferment Chardonnay 2012
Casablanca Valley, Chile

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Marlborough, New Zealand

Jim Barry Wines The Lodge Hill Shiraz 2012
Clare Valley, South Australia, Australia

Hacienda Lopez De Haro Reserva 2005
Rioja, Spain

Bodegas Vizcarra Jc Vizcarra Tempranillo 2010
D.O., Ribera Del Duero, Spain

Château Hyot Meritage 2010
A.C., Côtes De Bordeaux, Castillon, France

 

 

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