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Wine Picks September 17, 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

Brokenwood Semillon 2018, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia: Smoky with lanolin and lemon and beeswax. Gorgeous yet low in alcohol. Racy acidity for seafood. Voluptuous mouth-feel. Semillon food pairings: grilled chicken, grilled whitefish, salads. Drink: 2020 - 2024 936681 10.5% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 92/100. September 2020. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Fleur de California Pinot Noir 2016, Monterey County, California, United States: This is one juicy California Pinot Noir mouth-watering with cranberry, bright red berry, earthy and toasty oak spice flavours on the palate. Great acidity for food. Pair grilled chicken dishes. Pinot Noir food pairings: rack of lamb, veal Porterhouse, wild mushroom and leek risotto. Drink: 2020 - 2022 214775 13.5% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 90/100. September 2020. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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