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Dessert Wine

Croft Reserve Tawny Port, Douro D.O.P., Portugal: Attractive notes of toasted almond, figs and blackberry on this after-dinner fortified wine from Portugal. Enjoy with walnuts and cheeses. Port food pairings: blue cheeses, dark chocolate, roasted nuts. Drink: 2017 - 2022 538983 20% S 750 mL $18.95 Score: 92/100. March 2020. Best Value Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Vinedos Marchigüe Quilina Gran Reserva Carmenere 2018, Colchagua Valley, Chile: An extraordinary wine for the price! Full-bodied, luscious and rich with great, dark depths of fleshy ripe black plums. Pair with grilled meats. Drink: 2019 - 2023 13430 14% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. March 2020. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine des Rosiers Moulin-à-Vent 2017, Beaujolais A.C., France: A lovely Beaujolais red wine from the southern region of Burgundy, made from the Gamay grape. Aromas of strawberries and raspberries with smoke on the nose and palate. Medium-bodied and smooth. Pair with veal. Food pairings: roast chicken, grilled pork chops, grilled pepper steak. Drink: 2019 - 2023 556480 13.8% D 750 mL $26.95 Score: 89/100. March 2020. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Errázuriz Aconcagua Costa Pinot Noir 2017, Aconcagua Valley, Aconcagua Costa D.O., Chile: Errázuriz 2017 is an elegant and juicy Pinot Noir from the Aconcagua Valley, Aconcagua Costa wine region in Chile. As always, a stunning PN with sour cherry, raspberry, red currant and rose petal flavours. Pinot Noir food pairings: roast leg of lamb, veal Porterhouse steak, lamburgers. Drink: 2020 - 2022 541151 13% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 93/100. March 2020. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Masserie Pisari Primitivo 2017, Salento, Puglia I.G.T., Italy: Wine grapes for Masserie Pisari 2017 Primitivo are grown in the Conca d'Oro Valley just 10 minutes from the climate moderating Mediterranean Sea. Intense ruby in the glass with rich red berry, cherry, plum, smoke flavours on the palate. Tannins are firm and nicely chewy. Enjoy now and for the next five years. Pair with sticky pork ribs. Primitivo food pairings: cheese pizza, hard cheeses, roast leg of veal. Drink: 2020 - 2026 270306 14% D 750 mL $13.95 Score: 88/100. March 2020. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Shafer Vineyards One Point Five Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Stags Leap District, Napa Valley, California, United States: A stunning blockbuster from the Stags Leap District in the heart of Napa Valley. The 2016 vintage of the Shafer One Point Five is a robust red wine blend of 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 3% Malbec grapes. Aromas of black plum, blackcurrant, violets and smoke. Long finish and muscular tannins. Decant 1-2 hours and pair it with a rare steak. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: barbecued meats, venison steak, bison burgers. Drink: 2020 - 2041 45476 15.3% XD 750 mL $149.95 Score: 95/100. March 2020. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château d'Anglès Classique La Clape Syrah Grenache Mourvèdre 2017, Midi A.C., France: A robust 40% Syrah, 40% Grenache and 20% Mourvèdre red wine blend with a dark cherry, garrigue herbs aromas smoky on the nose. Dry and full-bodied with ripe raspberry, blueberry, dried wild herbs and spicy flavours on the palate. Tannins are velvety. Enjoy now and for the next three years. Syrah Grenache Mourvèdre food pairings: meat pizza, vegetarian lasagna, tortiere. Drink: 2020 - 2025 286484 14% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. March 2020. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Villa Symposia L'Equilibre 2016, Languedoc, Midi A.P., France: A savoury and silky Syrah, Grenache and Carignan medium-bodied red wine blend from the Languedoc. Look for strawberry compote, ripe dark cherry, dried wild herbs and cracked pepper flavours on the palate. Enjoy with a grilled sirloin steak topped with a three-pepper red wine sauce. Food pairings: roast pork, turkey, veal Porterhouse. Drink: 2020 - 2021 298620 14% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 91/100. March 2020. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Feudi del Pisciotto Versace Nero d'Avola 2015, Sicily I.G.T., Italy: A medium-plus-bodied smooth Nero d'Avola with layers of blueberry, mulberry and dried fruit and herbs. Enjoy now and for the next five years. Pair with grilled flat iron steaks. Nero D'avola food pairings: grilled pork sausages, pork ribs, lamb chops. Drink: 2020 - 2023 440792 14% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 89/100. March 2020. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Louis Bernard Gigondas 2016, Gigondas, Rhône A.C., France: Double Yum! A well-balanced, juicy, full-bodied Gigondas from Louis Bernard, luxurious with smooth dark cherry, dark raspberry, savoury spice and grilled herbs generous on the palate. Drinking beautiful now. Pair with grilled rack of lamb. Food pairings: stuffed veal tenderloin, lighter red meats, stuffed sweet red peppers. Drink: 2020 - 2024 222596 14% D 750 mL $33.95 Score: 93/100. March 2020. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Carpineto Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva 2015, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Made from estate grown, dry-farmed 90% Prugnolo Gentile (Sangiovese Grosso) grapes and 10% Canaiolo Nero grapes. This wine is aged more than 2 years in oak barrels then the wine is bottle aged for at least another year before being released from the winery. Berry jam, dried tobacco leaf, cedar spice and smoky aromas on the nose, with layers of ripe blackberry, dark plum, mocha, iron and smoky flavours on the palate. Tannins are firm, grippy and needs some time to come together. Give it two more years in cellar for it to start to show its best. Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano Riserva food pairings: meaty stews, grilled sirloin steak, tourtière. Drink: 2021 - 2030 368910 13% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 91/100. March 2020. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kaiken Ultra Las Rocas Malbec 2017, Mendoza, Argentina: Kaiken's flagship Malbec, made by iconic winemaker Aurelio Montes is liquid delicious. Full-bodied and smoky with rich dark fruit, blackberry, blueberry, sweet tobacco, cake spice flavours, nutty and long on the finish. Amazing value under $20. Malbec food pairings: roasted lamb, veal dishes, grilled pork chops, cheese. Drink: 2020 - 2022 50849 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. March 2020. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Frei Brothers Winery Pinot Noir 2016, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: Russian River Valley in Sonoma County is prime Pinot Noir terroir with moderate weather and misty fogs from the Pacific Ocean. This one is a well-balanced and rich classic with ripe strawberry, raspberry, plum and red cherry fruit, tobacco leaf and just a hint of spice. So smooth and creamy, finishing long on the palate. Pair with roast pheasant or Cornish game hens. The Frei Brothers have been making fine California wines since 1890. Pinot Noir food pairings: roast quail, veal scaloppini, beef bourguignon, smoked salmon. Drink: 2020 - 2023 91025 14% D 750 mL $35.95 Score: 90/100. March 2020. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pedroncelli Mother Clone Zinfandel 2017, Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: A spicy, full-boded Zinfandel from Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County with 12% Petite Sirah added. The majority of the Zin for this wine comes from vines cloned in the 1980s from "mother vines" planted in 1904 with some of the grapes for this vintage taken from these original vines. Ripe red berry, dark plum, vanilla, cedar spice and minty herb flavours on the palate. Zinfandel food pairings: gourmet burgers, sticky BBQ ribs, Hawaiian pizza. Drink: 2020 - 2025 473744 14.7% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 88/100. March 2020. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

San Felice Il Grigio Riserva Chianti Classico 2015, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: A dry and mouth-watering, bold Chianti Classico from the Tuscany wine region with juicy black cherry, plum, anise, savoury herbs spicy and smoky on the palate. Pair with a rich and meaty lasagne. Drink now and for the next five years. Chianti Classico food pairings: spring vegetable pizza with goat cheese, sundried tomato, zucchini and red onion pizza. Drink: 2020 - 2025 716266 13% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 92/100. March 2020. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Banfi Rosso di Montalcino 2018, Tuscany D.O.C., Italy: Referred to as a baby Brunello, a lovely fresh, ripe cherry, earthy florals and spicy aromas on the nose. Earthy, smoky with ripe cherry, sweet dried tobacco leaf and dusty herb flavours on the palate. Pair with a veal Florentine dish. Rosso Di Montalcino food pairings: wine-braised beef, turkey with gravy, chorizo tacos, bean fajitas. Drink: 2020 - 2024 681262 14% D 750 mL $23.95 Score: 91/100. March 2020. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Paul Jaboulet Aîné de Père en Filles Plan de Dieu Côtes du Rhône-Villages 2017, Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.C., France: Plan de Dieu is a Villages red from the southern Rhône, full-bodied, rich and savoury with red berry fruit, dried herbs and smoky flavours on the palate. Highly recommended. Produced from old vines Grenache, Syrah and Mouvedre grapes from the Cotes du Rhone. This vineyard is planted on pebbly terraces between the villages of Cairanne and Gigondas, and benefits from the drying effect of the Mistral wind. Aromas of dark berries, dried fig and smoke. Pair with game dishes and grilled lamb with rosemary. Food pairings: beef bourguignon, roast beef, roast chicken, game dishes. Drink: 2020 - 2023 526731 14.5% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 90/100. March 2020. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tabalí Vetas Blancas Syrah 2016, Viñedo Espinal, Limarí Valley D.O., Chile: A full-bodied Chilean Syrah from the Limarí Valley loaded with dark plum, currant, pepper, minty, dark chocolate flavours rich on the palate. Finishes with saline mineral notes and good acidity for grilled red meats. Grapes are sourced from the Espinal Vineyard, 24 kilometres from the sea. Syrah food pairings: venison steak flamade, chicken fried venison, boar steak with red wine and garlic sauce. Drink: 2020 - 2023 213538 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. March 2020. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Orestiadi Ludovico 2012, Sicily I.G.T., Italy: Delish on the nose with black currant, licorice, black cherry, espresso, cigar box aromas. Ripe with black cherry, blueberry, dark chocolate, sous bois and smoky flavours on the palate. Big and rich mostly Nero d'Avola and a splash of Cabernet Sauvignon. Tannins are velvety. Food pairings: pasta and rich tomato sauce, rich stews, roast chicken. Drink: 2020 - 2024 388645 14.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. March 2020. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Alice Vieira de Sousa Reserve Red 2017, Douro D.O.C., Portugal: From the Douro wine region, a full-bodied robust red wine blend of Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca and Tinta Roriz (Tempranillo) grapes aged in French oak barrels from a small family estate. The blends was matured in French oak barrel. Juicy with ripe dark fruit, vanilla, pepper spice and good acidity for BBQ meats. Food pairings: meat pasta with rich tomato sauce, meat lover's pizza, feta cheese stuffed lamburgers. Drink: 2020 - 2023 548560 14% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. March 2020. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Beau-Site 2014, Saint-Estèphe, Bordeaux A.C., France: Love this Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot red wine blend with bright and juicy black cherry, blackberry, underbrush, spicy and smoky flavours on the palate. Tannns are velvety. Ready to drink now with a prime rib. Food pairings: roast pheasant stuffed with apple and apricot dressing, roast wild duck and wild rice, oriental pheasant salad. Drink: 2020 - 2024 967844 13% XD 750 mL $43.95 Score: 89/100. March 2020. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rockcliffe Third Reef Shiraz 2017, Great Southern, Western Australia, Australia: A well-priced, juicy, full-bodied Shiraz from the Great Southern in Western Australia. Drink or hold for eight years in cellar. Earthy floral, cherry and briny aromas on the nose. Dry, with dark cherry, blueberry, savoury herb, spicy and mineral flavours on the palate. Shiraz food pairings: Hunter's stew, venison chili, roasted gamebirds. Drink: 2020 - 2024 453209 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. March 2020. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rodney Strong Wine Estates Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Knights Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: A deep, dark and big California Cabernet Sauvignon with a splash of Malbec and Cabernet Franc from Knights Valley, and one of the most eastern and warmest of Sonoma's AVAs. Intense with blackberry, cassis, dark cherry and crushed raspberry flavours ripe and smooth on the palate. Separated from the Pacific by the Coastal Ranges and the Mayacamas Mountains this area does not experience any of the cooling fogs and breezes for which much of Sonoma is known. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hearty meat dish, chicken, braised lamb. Drink: 2020 - 2026 456723 14.5% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 92/100. March 2020. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hacienda López de Haro Crianza 2016, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: López De Haro Crianza is a dry and earthy medium-plus-bodied smoky red blend produced from 90% Tempranillo, 7% Garnacha and 3% Graciano with cherry compote, fig, date, sweet dried tobacco leaf, cracked pepper and toasty oak flavours on the palate. Easy to love. Enjoy with grilled sausages and a meat lover's pizza. Crianza food pairings: meatloaf, lentil patties, Italian style pizza, salami, veal shanks, charcuterie. Drink: 2020 - 2021 377481 13.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. March 2020. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Toscolo Chianti Classico 2016, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Toscolo translates to Tuscan boy. A delicious blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon with mulberry and bright cherry aromas on the nose. Dry, medium-plus-bodied with bright cherry, vanilla, cedar spice and minty flavours on the palate. Structured, fine tannins and with good acidity for food. Pair with a mushroom risotto or pasta Bolognese. Chianti Classico food pairings: stuffed roasted turkey, steak topped pizza, pasta in tomato sauce, breaded veal cutlets. Drink: 2020 - 2021 19521 12.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 90/100. March 2020. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rioja Bordón Gran Reserva 1999, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: A full-bodied Rioja red wine blend of 80% Tempranillo, 16% Garnacha, 2% Mazuelo, and 2% Graciano produced by Bodegas Franco-Españolas. This is a matured red that has spent 36 months in white American oak. Look for more dried cherry, fig, orange peel, baking spice, leather and sous bois flavours with a smoky vanilla finish on the ready-to-drink-now red. Pair with a venison shoulder roast. Food pairings: lamb, beef, hard cheese, pork, duck. Drink: 2020 - 2020 12295 13% D 750 mL $39.95 Score: 87/100. March 2020. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tenuta Sant'Antonio Monti Garbi Ripasso Valpolicella Superiore 2017, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: A juicy, full-bodied Ripasso Valpolicella fresh with bright cherry, blueberry, dark plum, baking spice flavours rich and elegant on the palate. A real crowd-pleaser with juicy acidity for food and great value for this quality. Pair with smoked meat and hard cheeses. Valpolicella Superiore food pairings: vegetarian pizza, vegetable and lentil stew, stuffed tomatoes with beef, pork and roasted garlic. Drink: 2020 - 2024 29850 13.5% D 750 mL $20.95 Score: 90/100. March 2020. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Durigutti Bonarda 2017, Mendoza, Argentina: A bright, savoury and smooth Bonarda from Argentina. Great acidity for food. Look for juicy blueberry, ripe dark cherry, savoury herb and velvety tannins on this ready to now red. Pair with lamb chops. Bonarda food pairings: marinated meats, grilled burgers. Drink: 2020 - 2022 275164 13.9% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 88/100. March 2020. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Saint-Roch Vieilles Vignes Syrah Grenache 2017, Côtes Du Roussillon, Roussillon A.P., France: a great value GSM, full-bodied, juicy from the Côtes-De-Roussillon wine region. Dry, fruity and spicy with ripe dark fruit, cherry and dried wild herb flavours on the palate. Enjoy now with grilled game sausages. Syrah Grenache food pairings: pork tenderloin en croute served with Honey crisp apple sauce, vegetarian pizza, rosemary rubbed grilled lamb chops. Drink: 2020 - 2026 195107 14% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 92/100. March 2020. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Di Majo Norante Contado Riserva Aglianico del Molise 2014, Molise D.O.C., Italy: Aglianico Contado Riserva is delish and mouth-watering with bright red berry, dark cherry, savoury herb and smoky flavours finishing long on the palate. Great price for this quality red. Aglianico Del Molise food pairings: meat lovers' pizza, hamburgers, pepper steak. Drink: 2020 - 2023 967208 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. March 2020. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Santa Sofia Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2015, Veneto D.O.C.G., Italy: A rich Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico fragrant with black raspberry, dark cherry and savoury herb aromas on the nose. Juicy, mouth-watering on the palate with layers of ripe dark cherry, leather, sweet tobacco, dark chocolate and cake spice flavours. Perfect for a slow-braised beef brisket or ribs. Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico food pairings: leg of lamb, pasta with tomato sauce, polenta dishes, venison, beef daube. Drink: 2020 - 2030 713669 15% D 750 mL $52.95 Score: 91/100. March 2020. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Guardian Peak SMG 2016, Western Cape W.O., South Africa: A vibrant Mourvèdre, Grenache and Shiraz red wine blend, smoky on the nose, with ripe cherry, black raspberry, dark plum, cracked pepper and savoury dried herb flavours on the palate. Structured tannins. Pair with stews, sausage cassoulet. Food pairings: lamb cutlets with, hamburgers, pizza, cheese,. Drink: 2020 - 2023 296681 14.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. March 2020. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Tarlant Brut Rosé Champagne, Champagne A.C., France: A muscular Champagne Rosé blend of 85% Chardonnay and 15% Pinot Noir produced by Benoit and Mélanie Tarlant, 12th generation Champagne growers. Bright and juicy aromas on the nose of pink florals and ripe berry fruit, zesty and creamy with ripe strawberry, rhubarb, brioche, spicy and citrus zesty long on the finish. Pair with poached salmon, herbed quiche or eggs Benny. Tarlant uses some oak during the first fermentation of the cuvée. Rosé Champagne food pairings: seafood risotto, lobster thermidor, sushi, caviar. Drink: 2020 - 2023 664680 12% XD 750 mL $59.95 Score: 91/100. March 2020. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cave de Beblenheim Brut Rosé Crémant d'Alsace, Alsace A.C., France: Produced by Cave De Beblenheim, a dry bubble made in the traditional method with ripe red berry, cranberry and soft orange citrus flavours delivered by a lively mousse across the palate. Enjoy chilled on its own or with salads, or smoked fish. Rosé Crémant D'alsace food pairings: lighter fish, seafood dishes, creamy cheeses. Drink: 2020 - 2022 168948 12.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. March 2020. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Flat Rock Cellars Good Kharma Chardonnay 2018, Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Ripe pear, apple, vanilla, lemon pudding and buttery flavours creamy on the palate all wrapped up in a smoky veil from 12 months of oak aging, in Canadian oak barrels, on Featherstone's 2018 Chardonnay from the Niagara Peninsula, Ontario wine region. Yes, Canadian oak barrels with the oak sourced from trees grown along the Grand River in Ontario. Pair this all-Canadian zesty white with grilled pork chops. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled corn on the cob, grilled chicken, salads, fish tacos. Drink: 2020 - 2023 356873 13.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. March 2020. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Greywacke Wild Sauvignon 2016, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand, New Zealand: Lemon zesty and flinty on the nose, dry with liquid lemon, stone-fruit, dried herbs and smoky layers of flavours on the palate on this elegant Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough. Finishing tangy and long. Wild Sauvignon food pairings: green salads topped with herbed goat cheese, pan-fried panfish, asparagus and caramelized onion galette. Drink: 2020 - 2020 282806 13% D 750 mL $38.95 Score: 92/100. March 2020. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tawse Quarry Road Organic Riesling 2017, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A mouth gusher! So juicy with lively bright acidity and ripe peach and apricot notes. Pair with mild Asian dishes. Riesling food pairings: seafood platter, pan fried white fish, seafood salad, raw oysters, creamy cheeses. Drink: 2015 - 2022 198853 10% MD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 91/100. March 2020. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

André Blanck et ses Fils Altenbourg Gewurztraminer 2018, Alsace A.C., France: Altenburg is a great example of a medium-sweet, mouth-filling Alsatian Gewurztraminer sourced from vines ranging from 15-to-20 years of age with flavours of rose petal, lychee, ripe stone fruit and a touch of spice. The estate has been family-owned and operated for seven generations. Gewurztraminer food pairings: grilled pork tenderloin with applesauce, grilled chicken breasts with chutney, mild curries. Drink: 2020 - 2022 168906 13.5% M 750 mL $20.95 Score: 92/100. March 2020. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Jermann Pinot Grigio 2018, Friuli D.O.C., Italy: A vibrant Pinot Grigio with wine grapes sourced from Venezia Giulia, Friuli wine region. Ripe pear, binned apples, honey and zesty lemon flavours on the palate. Chill and enjoy now on its own or with an herbed goat cheese quiche. Pinot Grigio food pairings: oysters on the half-shell, frittata, Dungeness crab, grilled lake fish. Drink: 2020 - 2021 117093 12.5% XD 750 mL $37.95 Score: 92/100. March 2020. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hacienda López de Haro Blanco 2018, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Produced with 100% old vines Viura wine grapes from the Rioja wine region, this is a medium-bodied white with spring florals, lemon meringue, ripe pear and spicy aromas on the nose. Crisp and bright with ripe pear, apple, sweet spice flavours, beeswax texture finishing lemon zesty on the palate. Enjoy now and for the next three years. Blanco food pairings: pan-fried whitefish, crab cakes, grilled chicken breast. Drink: 2020 - 2023 543785 12.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. March 2020. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Paul Mas Single Vineyard Collection Reserve Viognier 2018, Nicole Vineyard, Pay D'ocs, Midi I.G.T, France: A 100% Viognier sourced from the Nicole Estate in the Pézenas commune of southern France. Floral on the nose with ripe stone fruit, Meyer lemon, honeyed stone-fruit finishing long and spicy with clean mineral notes. An excellent viognier to pair with roast chicken. Viognier food pairings: grilled pork, chicken, roast pork tenderloin with apricot puree. Drink: 2020 - 2023 140953 13.5% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 89/100. March 2020. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rabl Langenlois Grüner Veltliner 2018, Kamptal D.A.C., Austria: Produced by Rabl Langenlois, this Austrian Grüner Veltliner from the Kamptal wine region is crisp and citrusy on the nose with fresh green herbs, fresh pear, honey, toasty and pepper spice flavours finishing with a mineral, mouth-watering citrus finish. Fresh and juicy. Pair with all things seafood. Grüner Veltliner food pairings: pan-fried pickerel, fish tacos, smoked whitefish. Drink: 2020 - 2022 377457 12.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 92/100. March 2020. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Skuttlebutt Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2018, Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia: A 51% Semillon and 49 Sauvignon Blanc white blend from the Margaret River wine region. Dry and zesty with a riot of flavours on the palate. Look for lime zest, ripe nectarine, guava, passionfruit, grassy, herbal and mineral flavours with a mouth-watering finish on the palate. Skuttlebutt is a nautical term for the source of water on sea going vessels and has since derived the slang meaning of gossip or rumour. Sauvignon Blanc Semillon food pairings: coquilles St Jacques, Greek salad, salmon tartare served on shaved carrot and zucchini. Drink: 2020 - 2020 47621 12% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 90/100. March 2020. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Joseph Drouhin Montagny 2017, Montagny, Burgundy A.C., France: From a world-renowned Burgundian wine producer, the Joseph Drouhin 2017 Chardonnay is flinty with bright citrus and ripe stone fruit flavours, butter and creamy on the palate with a lingering clean mineral finish. Terrific balance and fine acidity. Pair with roast chicken. Food pairings: grilled chicken breasts Dijonnaise, seafood platter, crab cakes, fish tacos. Drink: 2020 - 2025 11903 13.5% XD 750 mL $32.95 Score: 92/100. March 2020. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Crema Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2017, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, California, United States: A perfect size for one of this classic Californian Chardonnay from the Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County with soft orange, tropical fruit, toasty and smoky aromas on the nose. Dry, medium-plus bodied with ripe pear, Meyer lemon, white florals, toasty oak spice creamy and finishing long on the palate. Great acidity for food.. Pair with roast chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: cedar-planked BBQ salmon, steamed mahi Mahi, lobster in butter sauce. Drink: 2020 - 2023 728352 14% XD 375 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. March 2020. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kourtakis Apelia White Peloponnese Moschofilero 2018, Greece: A lovely pale straw hue. Aromas of smoke, light white florals and toasted almond. Light-bodied with good acidity for seafood. Great value for this magnum sized format. Drink: 2019 - 2021 83253 12% D 1500 mL $15.95 Score: 87/100. March 2020. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Wine Art Estate Plano Malagousia 2018, Macedonia, Greece: A lovely Greek white wine made from the highly aromatic Malagousia grape in Macedonia. Aromas of white florals, lime, citrus and lemon zest. Racy acidity for seafood. Drink: 2019 - 2025 15444 12.5% XD 750 mL $21.60 Score: 91/100. March 2020. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Similkameen Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada: From the Similkameen Valley, British Columbia, Burrowing Owl 2019 Sauvignon Blanc has a splash of Semillon added to it. Bright and fragrant on the nose with gooseberry, tropical fruit, lemon meringue and wild herb aromas, this is a beautifully-balanced and complex white wine; dry and mouth-filling with layers of tropical fruit, grapefruit, apple, fine herb, citrus peel, nutty, spicy and flinty mineral flavours on the palate. Elegant, beautifully-crafted and summer in a glass for sure. Pour with grilled chicken dishes. The Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon grapes were harvested by hand with 35% of the juice fermented and aged for three months in a selection of new French oak with a small portion in Acacia barrels; the balance of the juice was fermented and aged in stainless-steel tanks. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: smoked white fish, grilled mahi mahi with peach chutney, fish tacos. Drink: 2019 - 2021 609347 13.5% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 88/100. March 2020. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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