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Wine Picks January 8, 2021

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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.

Dessert Wine

Sue-Ann Staff Howard's Vidal Icewine 2017, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: So delish with ripe peach, pear, tropical fruit and pink grapefruit flavours sweet and balanced on the palate. Chill and pair with creamy blue cheeses, peach pie. Vidal Icewine food pairings: custard tarte, fresh fruit cup, blue-veined cheeses,. Drink: 2020 - 2027 368720 11% S 200 mL $27.95 Score: 89/100. January 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

San Pedro 1865 Selected Vineyards Carmenère 2018, Maule Valley D.O., Chile: A terrific, full-bodied, smooth Chilean red wine made from the country's iconic Carmenere grape. Aromas of dark plums and blackberries with some smoke. Pair with grilled meats. Carmenère food pairings: venison, ratatouille, rabbit stew, bison steaks. Drink: 2020 - 2024 249201 14.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. January 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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