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Wine Picks October 21, 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.


Wayne Gretzky Estates Rosé 2019, Niagara Peninsula, V.Q.A., Canada: The 2019 Rosé is a blend of Pinot Noir and Pinot Grigio, and offers aromas of field berries, especially strawberries. Zesty and crisp and mouth-watering. Pair this with crab cakes, gazpacho, cold cuts and charcuterie. Rosé food pairings: seasoned pork tenderloin, crabcakes, creamy chicken carbonara. Drink: 2020 - 2021 14870 12% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. October 2020. Top Rated Rosé 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. October 2020. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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