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Wine Picks December 23, 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

Wayne Gretzky Estates No. 99 Riesling 2019, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A superb Ontario Riesling, especially at this price point! Aromas of lime zest and lemon sunshine. Perfect for seafood, shellfish, roast turkey and vegetarian dishes. Drink: 2020 - 2024 144865 11% M 750 mL $14.95 Score: 91/100. December 2020. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Wayne Gretzky Estates Whisky Oak Aged Red 2018, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: The 2018 Red is aged in whisky barrels, imparting a seductive smokey character. Pair this full-bodied red with seared meats in rich red wine reductions; roasted leg of lamb; mushroom stews and of course Hockey Night in Canada. Food pairings: grilled steak, veal cutlets, lamb chops. Drink: 2020 - 2026 617738 13.3% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. December 2020. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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