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Wine Picks August 11, 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

Château des Charmes Cuvée Michèle Aligoté 2018, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: The 2018 Aligoté, Cuvee Michele is estate grown and bottled. Aligoté is one of two white wine grapes from Burgundy, the other being Chardonnay. This fresh, crisp white wine offers aromas of lime and white melon. Pair with fresh seafood. Aligoté food pairings: rice dishes, crab-cakes, chicken skewers. Drink: 2020 - 2022 296848 13% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. August 2020. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


Ava Grace Winery Rosé 2018, California, United States: A terrific Californian rose for this price point. Notes of sweet strawberries. Pair with hot summer days and grilled chicken. Drink: 2019 - 2021 13% MD 750 mL $9.85 Score: 87/100. August 2020. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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