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Wine Picks May 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.

Canada

Le Clos Jordanne Le Grand Clos Pinot Noir 2018, Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: I hesitated on giving this wine a score of 96, not because it doesn't deserve it (it does), but because this will make it difficult for me to buy a case or two ;) A stunning, benchmark Niagara Pinot Noir from the master of the genre, Thomas Bachelder. Aromas of ripe cherry and freshly turned earth. Medium-bodied with a silky texture. Superb quality. Perfect on its own or with roast chicken. Pinot Noir food pairings: pork roast, duck confit, braised beef prime ribs. Drink: 2020 - 2025 184564 12.5% D 750 mL $44.95 Score: 96/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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