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Wine Picks February 12, 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.

White Wine

Mega Spileo Cuvée Iii White 2019, Achaia, Peloponnese, P.G.I., Greece: A zesty and fresh blend of local Malagousia and Assyrtiko wine grapes with some Chardonnay sourced from the Peloponnese P.G.I. wine region. Look for white florals, nectarine and fine herb flavours creamy on the palate. Grapes are vinified separately, fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks with three months on the fine lees. Cuvée Iii White food pairings: turkey burgers, crab cakes, chicken breast, grilled whitefish. Drink: 2020 - 2023 14186 13% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. February 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Laya 2018, Almansa D.O.P., Spain: Produced from Garnacha (Grenache) Tintorera and Monastrell grapes planted in Spain's Almansa wine region from vineyards 1000 metres above sea level, this is a dry, medium-plus-bodied, juicy and velvety red wine blend with concentrated blueberry, dark plum, black raspberry, earthy florals and vanilla flavours wrapped up with a lingering spicy finish. Enjoy now with a grilled pork tenderloin. Food pairings: meat pizza, grilled portobello mushroom burgers, lamb Bolognese, hard cheese. Drink: 2021 - 2022 132605 14.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 92/100. February 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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