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Wine Picks May 29, 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.

Red Wine

Creekside Iconoclast Syrah 2016, St. David's Bench, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A robust and supple Syrah from the Niagara wine region. Creekside has three variations of Syrah red wines: Broken, Unbroken and Iconoclast. Iconoclast is a medium-bodied Syrah (with some Viognier added for aromatics) with ripe red berry, blackberry, cherry, savoury herb, cracked pepper and espresso coffee flavours on the palate. Juicy and very approachable now but could easily hold in cellar for another five years. Syrah food pairings: roast beef, roast chicken, grilled filet mignon. Drink: 2020 - 2025 471797 12.5% XD 750 mL $25.00 Score: 88/100. May 2020. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Dessert Wine

Konzelmann Estate Winery Peachwine, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: A lovely dessert wine made from Ontario peaches. This Konzelmann wine offers aromas of peaches and ripe apricot. Fourth-generation winemaker, Herbert Konzelmann, came from Germany to Canada in the 1980s and created the Konzelmann winery in the Niagara Peninsula wine growing region, a wine region that reminded him of Alsace. Peachwine food pairings: Asian dishes, pork tenderloin, curried rice, peach cobbler. Drink: 2020 - 2021 13% S 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. May 2020. Best Value Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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