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Wine Picks June 12, 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.


Tawse Sketches Of Niagara Rosé 2017, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A lively and medium-bodied Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc and Gamay rosé wine blend from the Niagara Peninsula wine region showing ripe strawberries, pink grapefruit, watermelon flavours with a lingering soft orange zest finish. Enjoy with grilled salmon. Rosé food pairings: roast turkey with wild rice and apple stuffing, turkey pot pie, turkey shepherd's pie, turkey hash with sautéed red onion and Yukon potatoes. Drink: 2020 - 2021 172643 12% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. June 2020. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Pillitteri Estates Winery Team Canada Red 2017, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario, V.Q.A., Canada: A full-bodied blend of Cabernet and Merlot grapes with rich dark aromas of mocha, black plum and dark berries. For every bottle sold, the winery donates $1 to the Canadian Olympic Foundation to support the country's athletes. Pair with grilled meats and thrilling final matches of women's soccer. Team Canada Red food pairings: meat lovers' pizza, hamburgers, grilled sausages, poutine. Drink: 2020 - 2022 13658 13.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 90/100. June 2020. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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