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Vintages Release January 11, 2020

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Red wine

Brancaia Tre 2016, Tuscany I.G.T., Italy: Produced from a blend of three grapes (thus Tre on the label): Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon from the winery's three Tuscan estates. Fragrant with a ripe red cherry, earthy and smoky dried herbs on the nose. Dry, with juicy ripe red berry, blackberry, underbrush, coffee, sweet dried tobacco leaf and cedar spice a flavours on this full-bodied red. Enjoy with saucy, meaty dishes. Food pairings: meaty ravioli with rich tomato sauce, meat lover's pizza, vegetarian lasagna. Drink: 2019 - 2027 164715 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 88/100. January 2020. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Boya Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Leyda Valley D.O., Chile: From the Leyda Valley wine region Boya Sauvignon Blanc is easy to love. Medium-bodied with crisp liquid lemon acidity and a perfect match for fresh or steamed shellfish dishes. Boya Vineyards are influenced by the Pacific Ocean's moderating and cooling breezes bringing cool temperatures and allowing grapes to slowly ripen and develop their character. These cooling breezes also bring a salty tang to the grapes from the sea. Boya Sauvignon Blanc has been cold-fermented with no malolactic fermentation. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: grilled halibut steaks, lemon sole in white sauce, tuna burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2021 389726 12.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. January 2020. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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