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Wine Picks December 16, 2019

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Note: This batch of wine reviews is not part of the bi-weekly Vintages Releases. Instead, it's a collection of wines outside the Vintages section in store (general list) or wines sent to me directly from wineries that may not yet be available in liquor stores. Click on the Winery or Wine Agency link to get more info.

White Wine

Big House Winery The Birdman Pinot Grigio 2018, California, United States: A zesty, refreshing with white florals, peach and grapefruit on the nose. Perfect for mild and medium curries and spices. Drink: 2019 - 2021 237271 12.5% D 750 mL $13.95 Score: 88/100. December 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Motto Wines Unabashed Zinfandel 2015, California, United States: Juicy purple and black plum aromas with dark spice and smoke. Full-bodied, but not heavy. This smooth, robust Californian red wine is made from the state's iconic grape Zinfandel. Some terrific notes of cherry and blackberry on the finish. Pair with roast turkey and grilled meats. Zinfandel food pairings: meat lovers' pizza, chicken wings, grilled burgers, sausages. Drink: 2016 - 2019 13.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. December 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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