Domaine De Vaugondy Vouvray, Simonsig Chenin Blanc, Catena Zapata Malbec: Top LCBO Wines Vintages Release September 29

Here are my top picks from the September 29 Vintages Release. You can also get all 40 of my Best Value Wines and Top Rated Wines for red, white, rose, sparkling and dessert wines that encompass many price points, styles and regions.

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2010 Domaine De Vaugondy Dry Vouvray, Loire, France

Juicy wonderful! Lemon essence with happiness shot through. Love it! Drink: 2012-2015.  189142  12.3%  D  750 mL  $14.95  Score: 88/100. Best Value White Wine




2009 Simonsig Chenin Avec Chêne Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch, South Africa

You MUST try this! Rock your world with apple blossom, peach forgetfulness and pleasure beyond limits. Full-bodied. Dive into it. Drink: 2012-2016.  282772  14%  D  750 mL  $28.95  Score: 95/100. Top Rated White Wine




2010 Les Vignes Bila-Haut M. Chapoutier, Midi, France

A spectacular wine, let alone for this price. Get yourself a case or two if you love juicy, full-bodied reds with racy, spicy dark red fruit, cedar notes and long-lasting pleasure. Drink: 2012-2017.  168716  14%  XD  750 mL  $14.95  Score: 91/100. Best Value Red Wine


2008 Catena Zapata Malbec, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina

Cigar box borne on a river of black plum pleasure. Full-bodied with lapping layers of liquid velvet. This is the one to pour if you want to celebrate anything, including just opening this bottle. Drink: 2012-2018.  132357  14.7%  D  750 mL  $89.95  Score: 95/100. Top Rated Red Wine



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