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Wine Picks June 9, 2020

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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

Queenston Mile Vineyard Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2017, St. David's Bench, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A delicious medium-plus-bodied Chardonnay with ripe pear, apple pie, butterscotch, dried pineapple, lemon cream and toasty oak spice flavours silky smooth on the palate. Great acidity for food. Pair with roast chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, lobster roll, fish tacos. Drink: 2020 - 2023 10137 13% D 750 mL $35.00 Score: 90/100. June 2020. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Queenston Mile Vineyard Sparkling Brut 2016, St. David's Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: This vibrant Niagara sparkling wine was aged for three years on the lees for extra richness and mouth-filling texture. It's a blend of Chardonnay (58%) and Pinot Noir (42%) grapes grown on the St. David’s Bench Vineyard. Aromas of green apple and freshly baked bread. Enjoy as an aperitif or with shellfish. Sparkling Brut food pairings: devilled eggs, basil vinaigrette salad. Drink: 2020 - 2024 12.5% D 750 mL $50.00 Score: 91/100. June 2020. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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