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Wine Picks January 20, 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

Lakeview Cellars Cabernet Franc Icewine 2017, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, V.Q.A., Canada: This Cabernet Franc Icewine from Lakeview Cellars is rich, lush and weighty on the palate with strawberry, cherry, capsicum and spice. Perfect stocking stuffer. Cabernet Franc Icewine food pairings: chocolate desserts, berry mousse, raspberry truffle cake. Drink: 2019 - 2030 53397 11% S 200 mL $29.95 Score: 91/100. January 2021. Top Rated Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Ferraton Père & Fils Samorëns Côtes du Rhône 2018, Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.C., France: A lip-smacking, delicious medium-bodied 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah red wine blend with elevage in concrete tanks. Look for bright and ripe red and dark berry fruit with dried herbs, dark cherry, smoked meat, cedar spice and pepper spice flavours on the palate. Enjoy with a grilled pork tenderloin. Food pairings: roast beef, meat-lover's pizza, bison burgers. Drink: 2020 - 2024 168708 14.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. January 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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