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Graham's Quinta dos Malvedos Port 2009, Douro D.O.P., Portugal: Graham's Quinta Dos Malvedos 2009 Port is an elegant, satiny vintage port produced from grapes from a single harvest from a single estate in Douro. This wine has seen two years in barrel and the port is showing creamy textures of dark chocolate, plum, blackberry, toffee and cake spice flavours plushy on the palate. Nicely done. Enjoy now and for the next 10 years with creamy blue cheeses or a dark chocolate terrine. Port food pairings: chocolate truffles, blue-veined cheeses, meat pates. Drink: 2021 - 2035 18363 20% S 750 mL $59.95 Score: 95/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Don Zoilo Pedro Ximénez Sherry, Jerez D.O., Spain: Produced by Williams & Humbert, Don Zoilo is a 12-year-old Pedro Ximénez Sherry from the Jerez wine region with dried raisiny, prune and figgy fruit with a sweet and nutty finish. So luxurious on the palate. Pour with a Spanish King's Cake. Pedro Ximénez Sherry food pairings: over chocolate ice cream, pecan pie, Spanish King's Cake. Drink: 2021 - 2025 18295 18% S 750 mL $24.95 Score: 93/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cabral Port 2000, Douro D.O.P., Portugal: Cabral 2000 Colheita Port (375ml) is the perfect size to enjoy with an after dinner side of roasted nuts, dried fruit and dark chocolate nibs. A colheita is a blend of wines from a single vintage, aged in barrel for at least seven years with this example bottled in 2020. Produced from Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz (Tempranillo) and Sousão wine grapes, this is smooth and lush colheita with dried fruit, nutty flavours harmonious with balanced acidity. Port food pairings: blue-veined cheeses, dark chocolate, dried fruit, fruit cakes. Drink: 2021 - 2025 18379 20% S 375 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Williams & Humbert Pando Fino Dry Sherry, Jerez D.O., Spain: Pando Fino Sherry is produced by Williams & Humbert. Bone-dry and bright with chalky, mineral, olive and briny flavours on the palate, this Fino sherry is elegant and intense. Pour with Manchego cheese, Iberico ham or seafood tapas. Fino Dry Sherry food pairings: grilled sardines, roasted nuts, olives, smoked fish. Drink: 2021 - 2022 138396 17% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Domaine de l'Espigouette Pas de Meunier Rasteau 2017, Rasteau, Rhône Ac, France: From Bernard Latour, prop.-récolt., in the Rasteau Rhône wine region, Domaine de l'Espigouette Pas de Meunier is a fragrant, rich, full-bodied red wine blend of 80% Grenache and 20% Mourvèdre. Juicy with bright cherry, crushed raspberry, earthy, stone fruit flavours lush, silky and harmonious on the palate. Food pairings: roast leg of lamb, goose, grilled game sausage. Drink: 2021 - 2025 18797 14.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 94/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Terra d'Oro Zinfandel 2017, Amador County, California, United States: From Amador County wine region, Terra d'Oro 2017 Zinfandel is a juicy, smoky and plushy full-bodied Zin concentrated with ripe blackberry, raspberry, plum and grilled herb flavours, vibrant and mouth-filling. Pour with bison burgers from the grill. Zinfandel food pairings: grilled duck breast, Italian sausage burgers, cheese pizza, lasagna. Drink: 2021 - 2023 429225 14.5% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bayle-Carreau Château Landreau 2016, Côtes De Bourg, Bordeaux A.C., France: Bayle-Carreau Château Landreau 2016 is a great value Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon red wine blend under $20 from the Côtes De Bourg, Bordeaux wine region. Dry, rich and full-bodied with dark plum, blackberry, cassis, spicy and toasty on the palate with good acidity for food. Tannins are firm. Decant one hour prior to pouring with a roast of pork and all the trimmings. Food pairings: roast beef, pork tenderloin, roast chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2024 18535 14% XD 750 mL $20.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sobrero Ciabot Tanasio Barolo 2015, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: Sobrero Ciabot Tanasio 2015 Barolo is a dry medium-plus-bodied 100% Nebbiolo produced by the Sobrero Family. Lovely rose-petal nose with bright cherry, cranberry, blood orange and spicy flavours vibrant on the palate with pleasantly chewy tannins. “Ciabot” in Piedmontese dialect is a little shed that was built in the vineyard to house tools or to shelter workers from bad weather... which can happen in Piedmont. Pour with game dishes. Drink or hold. Barolo food pairings: rich tomato sauce and pasta dishes, full-bodied meat dishes. Drink: 2021 - 2027 286070 14% XD 750 mL $52.95 Score: 93/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Señorío de la Antigua Finca Cabanela Mencía 2015, Castilla Y León, Spain: From Alvarez de Toledo, Señorío de la Antigua Finca Cabanela 2015 Mencía is a great value, single-vineyard Spanish red under $15 from the Castilla Y León wine region. Earthy with dark fruity aromas on the nose, this medium-bodied red is vibrant with dark plum, blackberry, blueberry flavours finishing spicy and so fresh on the palate. Drink or hold. Pour with charcuterie, sheep cheese and grilled meats. Mencía food pairings: roast pork, turkey, veal Porterhouse. Drink: 2025 - 2029 481549 13.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lua Cheia - Saven Album Reserva Red 2018, Alentejano, Portugal: From the Alentejano wine region, Album Reserva 2018 is a fragrant, rich and intense red wine blend of Syrah, Petit Verdot, Aragonez (Tinta Roriz) and Alicante Bouschet. Floral and spicy on the nose, full on the palate with dark cherry, violets, plum, cinnamon and anise spice flavours finishing long. Pour with grilled lamb chops. Wine grapes were sourced from vines grown in clay, sandstone and schist soils. Produced by winemaker, Francisco Baptista. Red food pairings: roast pork, veal cutlets, venison steak, roast pheasant. Drink: 2021 - 2024 477711 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

McManis Family Vineyards Pinot Noir 2019, Lodi, California, United States: McManis 2019 Pinot Noir is rich and silky with bright cherry, red berry, vanilla and toasty oak spice flavours silky on the palate. Wine grapes were sourced from the Lodi wine region, fermented in stainless-steel tanks and aged for six months in French oak barrels. Pinot Noir food pairings: veal roast, grilled bavette steak, lamb kebabs. Drink: 2021 - 2024 570739 13.4% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Parker Station Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Paso Robles, California, United States: From Paso Robles wine region, Parker Station 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon is dry, bold and earthy with violets, mushroom, black cherry, cedar spice finishing spicy with vanilla, cinnamon and white pepper flavours on the palate. So much to enjoy here! Pour with burgers and ribs from the grill. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: burgers, ribs, roast beef. Drink: 2021 - 2025 17684 14% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Clairac 2018, Blaye Côtes De Bordeaux, Bordeaux A.C., France: From Blaye Côtes De Bordeaux wine region, Château Clairac 2018 is a rich and plushy Merlot-driven red blend with a splash of Cabernet Sauvignon. Smooth and smoky with flavours of dark fruit, dark plum and cherry, intense and vibrant on the palate. Pour with a roast beef dinner. Food pairings: beef kebabs, slow-braised short ribs, meat-lover's pizza. Drink: 2021 - 2023 487041 13.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Glenelly Estate 2013, Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa: Glenelly Estate Reserve 2013 is a savoury, full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot red wine blend from the Stellenbosch wine region. Fragrant with red and blue florals on the nose, juicy and ripe with blackberry, cassis, wild herbs, anise, cedar spice, cocoa and espresso coffee, meaty and smoky on the palate. Tannins are firm. Pour with a game roast. Food pairings: grilled steak, pan-roasted beef filet and rösti potatoes, cheeseburgers, turkey. Drink: 2021 - 2024 652289 14.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

River's Edge Pinot Noir 2016, Elkton, Umpqua Valley, Oregon, United States: From Elkton, Umpqua Valley wine region, River's Edge 2016 Pinot Noir is a concentrated, plushy PN fragrant with baking spice, ripe cherries and smoky vanilla aromas. Beautifully silky on the palate with ripe dark berry, black cherry, mocha, baking spices, vanilla and a kiss of smoke smooth and long on the finish. Exceptional! Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled venison striploin, roast partridge, roast leg of lamb. Drink: 2021 - 2024 456764 14.8% XD 750 mL $31.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Rousset-Caillau 2016, Bordeaux A.C., France: From the Famille Falgueyret Léglise, Château Rousset-Caillau 2016 is a rich Bordeaux blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc - so much value under $15. This is a generous, full-bodied Bordeaux with ripe dark plum, cassis, blackberry, blueberry, crushed raspberry, pepper spice and flinty flavours balanced with food-friendly acidity. This wine will continue to evolve into the mid-20s. Pour with a beef Bourgignon. Food pairings: lamb stew, roast Mediterranean chicken, vegetarian pizza. Drink: 2021 - 2023 18778 14% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Garage Wine Co. Renacido Vineyard Lot #74 Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Maule Valley D.O., Chile: From the Maule Valley wine region, Garage Wine Co. Renacido Vineyard Lot #74 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon is produced from dry-farmed, old vines Cab. Sauv., and is concentrated with layers of blackberry, blueberry, cassis, fine herb and spicy flavours fresh on the palate. Tannins are structured. Pour with grilled pork sausages. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast chicken, veal Porterhouse, roast turkey. Drink: 2021 - 2024 24541 13% XD 750 mL $37.95 Score: 95/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kilikanoon Killerman's Run Grenache Shiraz Mataro 2018, Clare Valley, South Australia, Australia: Kilikanoon Killerman's Run 2018 Grenache Shiraz Mataro is a full-bodied GSM from the Clare Valley wine region. Supple, smooth and silky on the palate with vibrant red berry fruit, dark plum, fine herbs and spice balanced with food-friendly acidity. Pour with a roast leg of lamb. Grenache Shiraz Mataro food pairings: braised meats and lamburgers, slow-cooked beef long ribs. Drink: 2021 - 2024 412189 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Prinsi Gaia Principe Barbaresco 2016, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: Prinsi Gaia Principe 2016 Barbaresco is a full-bodied, tannic 100% Nebbiolo brought up in marl, clay and silty soils of the Piedmont wine region. The wine was aged 30 months in French oak barrels (225 and 500 litres). Loads of dark fruit, pepper and spicy flavours with a smoky vanilla finish. Pour with roasted and braised meats. Good now, better in 2023. Barbaresco food pairings: meat lover's pizza, grilled game sausages, roast goose. Drink: 2023 - 2028 334516 14% D 750 mL $38.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine de Côtes Rémont 2018, Chénas, Beaujolais A.P., France: Domaine De Côtes Rémont 2018 Gamay is produced from vines 35 years of age. This is a youthful, rich and spicy Gamay with bright dark fruit, red berry and pepper spice flavours finishing long on the palate. Tannins are structured and fine. Pour with grilled lamb chops. Food pairings: pepper steak, veal cutlets, roasted root vegetable casserole. Drink: 2021 - 2024 18368 13% XD 750 mL $20.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Migration Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2018, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: Part of the Duckhorn Portfolio, Migration 2018 Pinot Noir is just ducky with its bright red berry, cherry fruit and toasty oak spice flavours on the palate. Yum! The PN grapes for this vintage were sourced from the Dutton Ranch and Running Creek Vineyards and the wine was matured 10 months in French oak barrels. Pour with roast duck, of course. Pinot Noir food pairings: roast leg of lamb, roast duck, turkey. Drink: 2021 - 2024 17156 14.5% D 750 mL $44.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Stefano Farina Barolo 2012, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: Stefano Farina 2012 Barolo is fragrant with dark cherry, pink roses, red berry, earthy mushroom and meaty flavours on the palate beautifully balanced with vibrant food-friendly acidity. Tannins are ripe. Pour with a venison or lamb roast. Barolo food pairings: roast beef, tourtière, pork roast. Drink: 2021 - 2027 384131 14% XD 750 mL $51.95 Score: 93/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Matahiwi Estate Holly Pinot Noir 2019, Wairarapa, North Island, New Zealand: From the Matahiwi Vineyard in the Wairarapa wine region, Holly 2019 Pinot Noir is elegant with pink florals, ripe red and dark berry, fine herb, nutmeg and ginger spice plushy and fresh on the palate. Tannins are fine and chalky. The Matahiwi Vineyard is planted with several Pinot Noir clones. This wine was made from clones 667, 5 and 777 and was aged 12 months in oak barrels (23% new). Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled lamb chops, sirloin steak, grilled veggie kebab. Drink: 2021 - 2024 17543 13.5% XD 750 mL $32.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Chateau Ste. Michelle Merlot 2017, Columbia Valley, Washington, United States: From the Columbia Valley, Washington, Chateau Ste. Michelle 2017 Merlot is elegant, full-bodied and poised with a mouthful of black raspberry, blueberry, plum, fine herbs and toasty oak spice, fresh, supple and long on the palate. The wine spent 18 months in oak barrels. Pour with a roast of pork. Merlot food pairings: grilled pork chops, pork tenderloin, sausage-stuffed Portobello mushrooms. Drink: 2021 - 2024 486936 13.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 93/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Bousquet Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Tupungato, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina: Domaine Bousquet Reserve 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon is excellent value under $20 for this weighty and smooth, organic red wine from Uco Valley, Mendoza wine region. Warming at 15% abv, but the wine is so rich with dark fruit, blueberry, cassis and savoury herbs you would hardly notice the alcohol. Good acidity for food on the wine as well. Pour with a sirloin tip roast. Drink or hold. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: spicy gourmet sausages, roast beef with roast potatoes. Drink: 2021 - 2027 678813 15% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bricco Rosso Dogliani 2017, Dogliani, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: Bricco Rosso 2017 is a vegan-friendly, certified-organic Dolcetto from Dogliani, Piedmont wine region. Full-bodied and vibrant with spicy and rich dark fruit, dark cherry, earthy florals, smoky pepper and sous bois flavours on the palate. Tannins are rich. Food pairings: gourmet sausages, Margherita pizza, rich tomato and veal casserole. Drink: 2021 - 2023 705699 13% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ca 'Botta Torcinato Valpolicella Superiore 2014, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: From the Veneto wine region, Ca 'Botta Torcinato 2014 Valpolicella Superiore is a full-bodied, deep and rich 50% Corvina, 30% Corvinone, 20% Rondinella red wine blend. Fleshy and rich with figgy, raisin, dried cherry, savoury herbs and spicy flavours vibrant on the palate. Tannins are full and rich. Pour with your favourite meat and pasta dish topped with a rich tomato sauce. Valpolicella Superiore food pairings: veal parmesan, grilled steak, lasagne, grilled game sausages. Drink: 2021 - 2026 17769 15% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Fortia Cuvée du Baron Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2017, Rhône A.C., France: Château Fortia Cuvée du Baron 2017 Châteauneuf-du-Pape is produced from sustainably-grown Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre grapes from the Rhône wine region. Wow! Spicy, juicy, rich and intense with red berry compote, pink and blue florals, crushed raspberry vibrant on the palate. Tannins are fine and velvety. Châteauneuf-Du-Pape food pairings: hearty meat dishes, barbecued chicken, char-grilled lamb. Drink: 2021 - 2027 959999 14.5% XD 750 mL $51.95 Score: 95/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gabriel Meffre Saint-Pierre Crozes-Hermitage 2016, Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône A.P., France: Gabriel Meffre Saint-Pierre 2016 Crozes Hermitage is produced from Syrah grapes grown on granitic and pebbly soils on the left bank of the Rhône River. Fragrant on the nose with anise and violet aromas, on the palate the wine is smooth, supple with rich dark fruit, ripe cherry, raspberry and spicy flavours with a long finish. Food pairings: roast shoulder of lamb, turkey, goose, veal chops. Drink: 2021 - 2026 18539 13% XD 750 mL $30.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mas des Bressades Cuvée Tradition 2018, Costières De Nîmes, Rhône A.P., France: Produced by Cyril Marès, vign., Mas des Bressades 2018 is a great value (under $20) medium-plus-bodied Grenache and Syrah red wine blend with smoky, dark cherry and meaty flavours finishing with cracked pepper spice generous and supple on the palate. Drink or hold. Pour with game sausages and sirloin steaks from the grill. Food pairings: pizza, ham and asparagus quiche, rabbit fricassee. Drink: 2021 - 2024 143099 14.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Barone Ricasoli Castello di Brolio Gran Selezione Chianti Classico 2016, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: From the Tuscany wine region, Barone Ricasoli Castello di Brolio 2016 Gran Selezione Chianti Classico is a medium-bodied and fresh Chianti produced from Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes from estate vineyards. The vineyards are 250 to 450 metres above sea level with a south to southwest exposure allowing the grapes to slowly, evenly and fully ripen. Look for bright cherry, dark berry, cranberry, orange zest, savoury herbs and mochanilla flavours on the palate finishing long ans on a mineral note. Good now, better in a few years. Try in 2024. Chianti Classico food pairings: roast goose, black bean soup, pork with soy, pot roast. Drink: 2024 - 2029 942607 13.5% D 750 mL $59.95 Score: 95/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Vite Colte La Malora Nebbiolo 2016, Langhe, Piedmont D.O.C., Italy: From the Langhe, Piedmont wine region, Vite Colte La Malora 2016 is produced from 100% Nebbiolo. Look for dried red and dark berries, rose petals, spicy, flinty and savoury herb flavours on the palate. Tannins are firm and pleasantly grippy. Nebbiolo food pairings: roast leg of lamb, goose, grilled game sausage. Drink: 2021 - 2027 17572 14% D 750 mL $22.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Santa Margherita Chianti Classico 2017, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: A vibrant Chianti Classico with bright black cherry, red berry, earthy florals, cedar spice, savoury herbs wrapped up in a whiff of smoke. Chianti Classico food pairings: meat lovers pizza, pasta in tomato sauce, breaded veal cutlets, cobb salad. Drink: 2020 - 2024 91694 13.5% D 750 mL $22.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

St. Francis Sonoma County Merlot 2016, Sonoma County, California, United States: A full-bodied, supple Merlot produced by Joe Martin, who founded St. Francis Vineyard in 1971 and from which the majority of grapes are sourced for this wine. Look for loads of dark fruit, dark chocolate, fine herbs, savoury spice and smoky vanilla flavours on the palate. Merlot food pairings: roast chicken, pork tenderloin, roast turkey. Drink: 2020 - 2025 422014 14% XD 750 mL $32.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Châteaux Vieux Chevrol 2016, Lalande De Pomerol, Bordeaux A.C., France: Châteaux Vieux Chevrol 2016 is an elegant and vibrant red wine blend of 80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. Look for lush dark plum, red and dark berry, cassis, fine herb flavours rich and savoury on the palate. Tannins are medium and fine. Pour with a grilled sirloin steak topped with sautéed mushrooms. Food pairings: roast beef, pork tenderloin, roast chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2024 525931 13.5% XD 750 mL $31.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Castello della Paneretta Riserva Chianti Classico 2016, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Castello della Paneretta Chianti Classico Riserva 2016 is fragrant with menthol, anise and cedar spice aromas; dry, full-bodied and juicy with dark cherry, mint, balsamic and cedar spice flavours finishing with a mineral edge and vibrant food-friendly acidity. Tannins are firm. Decant two hours prior to pouring with a meat-lover's pizza or try in 2022. Chianti Classico food pairings: veal parmesan, grilled steak, lasagne, grilled game sausages. Drink: 2022 - 2035 160929 13.5% XD 750 mL $31.95 Score: 94/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Org de Rac Die Waghuis Swartland Red Blend 2017, Swartland W.O., South Africa: Org de Rac Die Waghuis 2017 is a full-bodied red wine blend of Shiraz, Mourvèdre, Grenache with a splash of Verdelho, a vibrant white wine grape. Fragrant on the nose with ripe and fresh red berry, cherry, plum and spicy aromas, vibrant and fresh on the palate. Soils are mainly terra-rossa formation with a high percentage of shale, providing a well-drained and cool site for the vines. The final blend was aged in second-fill French oak barriques for 14 months. Pour with grilled meats. The historic Die Waghuis - or Guard house - at the foothills of the scenic Piketberg Mountain served as a lookout post in the 18th Century. Red Blend food pairings: grilled game sausages, roast pheasant, pork, New York striploin steak. Drink: 2021 - 2024 18695 14.5% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Demazet Réserve Des Armoiries 2018, Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.P., France: Demazet Réserve Des Armoiries 2018 is a vegan-friendly, dry and medium-plus-bodied Grenache, Carignan, Syrah, Mourvèdre and Cinsault red wine blend from the Côtes Du Rhône wine region and simply superb value under $16. Look for ripe dark plum, dark cherry, red berry, grilled herbs, and pepper spice flavours vibrant and long on the palate. Tannins are structured and velvety. Drink or hold. This vintage was given 2 out of 3 stars in the 2020 Guide Hachette. Food pairings: beef stew, barbecued pork chops, lamb chops in red wine sauce. Drink: 2021 - 2024 494690 14% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 86/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Henry of Pelham Estate Gamay 2019, Short Hills Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: From Short Hills Bench, Niagara Escarpment wine region, Henry Of Pelham Estate 2019 Gamay is a juicy, fresh 100% Gamay with ripe red cherry, red berry, pepper spice and fine herb flavours on the palate. The vineyard is south-facing and in one of Niagara's warmest wine regions. Warm days and cool nights allow the grapes to ripen fully while maintaining their acidity and freshness. Chill slightly and pour with a pepper steak. Gamay food pairings: pepper steak, veal chops, lentil stew. Drink: 2021 - 2023 19903 13% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Accornero Bricco del Bosco Grignolino Monferrato Casalese 2019, Monferrato Casalese, Piedmont D.O.C., Italy: Accornero Bricco del Bosco 2019 is a bright, fresh and juicy 100% Grignolino, dry, medium-bodied with ripe red berry, pink florals and spicy flavours finishing crisp and clean on the palate. Pour with a sausage cassoulet. “Grignolino” in Piedmontese comes from the word grignole,“grating of teeth,” in reference to the grape's high acidity and tannins. Grignolino is the 11th most planted variety in Piedmont. Grignolino Monferrato Casalese food pairings: grilled lamb chops, beef long ribs, sirloin steak. Drink: 2021 - 2022 426635 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 87/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Escondido Tempranillo 2017, Ribera Del Duero D.O., Spain: From the Ribera Del Duero wine region, Escondido 2017 is a bone-dry, full-bodied and vibrant Tempranillo with dark plum, tart cherry, pink florals, blackberry, meaty, fine herb and cedar spice flavours finishing long, smoky and savoury on the palate. Produced by Bodega La Milagrosa. Tempranillo food pairings: bison burgers, tourtière, roast goose. Drink: 2021 - 2024 132597 13.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Blue Canyon Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Monterey County, California, United States: Blue Canyon 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon is produced from estate-grown wine grapes from vineyards cooled by maritime fogs in the mornings and warmed by the afternoon sun. Perfect to evenly ripen the Cab Sauv. grapes. Juicy and generous with blackberry, blueberry, cassis, savoury herb and dark spices on the palate. This is a full-bodied wine with a long and savoury finish. Pour with grilled skirt steaks or braised short ribs. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: gourmet burgers, ribs, tourtière, kebabs. Drink: 2021 - 2025 17815 13.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rioja Bordón Gran Reserva 2011, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: From Bodegas Franco-Españolas, Bordón Gran Reserva 2011 is a full-bodied and intense Tempranillo-driven red wine blend with Garnacha and Mazuelo sourced from three sites with different soil types in the Rioja. Generous with dark cherry, red berry, spicy and smoky vanilla flavours on the palate. Pour with rack of lamb. The wine spent 18 months in American oak barrels. Food pairings: roast pork, grilled lamb chops, veal cutlets. Drink: 2021 - 2028 114454 13% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hermanos Pérez Pascuas El Pedrosal Reserva 2009, Ribera Del Duero D.O., Spain: From the Ribera Del Duero wine region, Hermanos Pérez Pascuas El Pedrosal Reserva 2009 Tempranillo is fragrant with earthy mushroom, sous bois and dark spicy aromas; dry, full-bodied and savoury with dried cherry, dried sweet tobacco leaf, sassafras and smoky vanilla flavours on the palate. Complex and drinking beautifully now. Pour with roast pheasant, or grilled game sausages. Food pairings: roast pork, turkey, veal Porterhouse. Drink: 2021 - 2028 18599 14.5% XD 750 mL $41.95 Score: 96/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Primus The Blend 2016, Apalta, Colchagua Valley, Chile: Primus The Blend 2016 is a vegan-friendly, full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot red wine blend produced from sustainably-grown wine grapes from the Colchagua Valley wine region. This is a juicy Chilean red with layers of dark cherry, plum, earthy violets, meaty, spicy and fine herbs flavours on the palate. Pour with grilled veal chops. Food pairings: rib roast, pork long ribs on the barbeque, stuffed veal breast roast. Drink: 2021 - 2026 712463 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Scattered Peaks Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Napa Valley, California, United States: From Napa Valley, California, Scattered Peaks 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon is a dry, medium-bodied Cab with dark cherry, dark plum, red berry, cedar spice and nutty flavours on the palate. Tannins are velvety. Enjoy now with burgers and ribs from the grill. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: prime rib, grilled burgers, ribs. Drink: 2021 - 2025 639500 14.1% XD 750 mL $54.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bodega del Abad Abad Dom Bueno Mencía 2017, Bierzo D.O., Spain: From Bodega del Abad, Abad Dom Bueno 2017 Mencía is a mouth-watering 100% Mencía produced from old vines in the Bierzo wine region. Mencia is a Spanish grape and this medium-bodied wine has dark cherry, dark berry, plum and spicy toasty oak flavours on the palate. Quite a bit of toasty oak influence right now and the wine would benefit from some time in cellar to mellow and marry. Try in 2023. Mencía food pairings: roast venison, rabbit stew, gamebird casserole. Drink: 2023 - 2028 291989 13.6% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Benziger Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Sonoma County, California, United States: Benziger 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon is a full-bodied, rich and layered Cab produced with certified-sustainable wine grapes from cool-climate Sonoma County. Spicy on the nose with baking spice, ripe plum and blueberry aromas; dry with ripe plum, blueberry, black currant, olive, pepper, dark spices and mineral flavours beautifully-balanced with food-friendly acidity. Warming at 14.5% abv. Pour with a Tomahawk steak from the grill. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast goose, meat lover's pizza, lamb tagine. Drink: 2021 - 2025 597237 13.5% D 750 mL $27.95 Score: 93/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gaja Pieve Santa Restituta Brunello Di Montalcino 2015, Tuscany D.O.P., Italy: From Gaja, Pieve Santa Restituta 2015 Brunello di Montalcino is loaded with dark cherry, ripe dark plum, tobacco, minty and spicy flavours on the palate. Tannins are fine and polished -- a very elegant and intense Brunello from the Gaja wine empire. Brunello Di Montalcino food pairings: meaty lasagne, prime rib roast, roast chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2028 483446 15.4% XD 750 mL $113.95 Score: 95/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Dry Creek Vineyard The Mariner Meritage 2016, Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: Dry Creek The Mariner 2016 Meritage is medium-plus-bodied, smooth and silky with ripe blackberry, cherry, cedar and toasty oak spice flavours on the palate matched with food-friendly acidity. Tannins are fine-grained and velvety. This Sonoma County Meritage is a harmonious blend of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot, 10% Petit Verdot, 7% Malbec and 2% Cabernet Franc. Meritage food pairings: roast Cornish game hens, rack of lamb, pork tenderloin. Drink: 2021 - 2025 271320 14.5% XD 750 mL $56.95 Score: 93/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Shingleback Davey Estate Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2019, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: From the McLaren Vale wine region, Shingleback Davey Estate 2019 is produced from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Shiraz grapes from a single vineyard. A crowd-pleaser for sure, this wine is full-bodied, rich, smooth and fresh on the palate with dark plum, black cherry, menthol, blackberry, fresh herbs, dark spices with a smoky finish. Tannins are fine-grained and pleasantly grippy. Decant for two hours and pour with a prime rib roast or hold for five-to-eight years in cellar. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: steak enchilada casserole, deep dish pizza and cheese pie, pan-fried goose breast with watercress. Drink: 2021 - 2029 444455 14.5% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

CVNE Cune Crianza 2017, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: From the Compañía Vinícola del Norte de España, Cune Crianza 2017 is a rich, smoky and vegan-friendly red wine blend of 85% Tempranillo, 15% Garnacha Tinta and Mazuelo with flavours of dark cherry, mulberry, blueberry, earthy mushroom, anise and cedar brush spice velvety on the palate. Pour with grilled game meats. Food pairings: marinated lamb ribs on the grill, souvlaki, spanakopita pie. Drink: 2021 - 2024 39925 14% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Villa Symposia L'Équilibre Syrah Grenache Carignan 2017, Pézenas, Languedoc, Midi A.C., France: Pezenas L'équilibre 2017 is a medium-plus-bodied, Syrah-driven red wine blend with some Grenache and Carignan added to the mix. Earthy, smoky with dark plum, dark cherry, black olive flavours on the palate. Lots of rich, dark fruit here with food-friendly acidity matched with equally rich tannins. Pour with a meat-lover's pizza. Syrah Grenache Carignan food pairings: roast pork, turkey, veal Porterhouse. Drink: 2021 - 2023 298620 14% XD 750 mL $20.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Beaulieu Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Rutherford, Napa Valley, California, United States: From Rutherford, Napa Valley wine region, Beaulieu Vineyard 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon is a full-bodied classic Cali Cab rich and intense with blackberry, cassis, red berry, anise, wild herb, minty and savoury spice flavours intense and smooth on the palate. Pour with a ribeye steak from the grill. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled steak, bison burgers, venison stew. Drink: 2021 - 2025 203828 14.5% D 750 mL $79.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

R. López de Heredia Tondonia Reserva 2008, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: From the Rioja wine region, R. López de Heredia Tondonia Reserva 2008 is a mature, elegant and savoury Tempranillo red blend with 90% Garnacha and 5% each of Mazuelo and Graciano. Lovely on the nose with dried red berry, cherry fruit aromas; dry and vibrant with red berry, cherry, earthy and balsamic flavours on the palate. Pour with grilled lamb chops. Food pairings: prime rib roast, pork chops, veal cutlets. Drink: 2021 - 2027 356337 12.5% XD 750 mL $63.95 Score: 97/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château de Belcier 2010, Castillon Côtes De Bordeaux, Bordeaux A.C., France: Château De Belcier 2010 is a full-bodied, big Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec red wine blend from the Castillon Côtes De Bordeaux wine region. Look for dark plum, anise, dark chocolate, minty and spicy flavours on the palate. Pour with grilled venison steaks. Food pairings: veal roast, veal cutlets, grilled lamb chops. Drink: 2021 - 2023 18672 14% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pujanza Finca Valdepoleo 2016, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: From the Rioja wine region, Pujanza Finca Valdepoleo 2016 is produced is a 100% Tempranillo, full-bodied red from a single vineyard that is over 600 metres above sea level. The wine is fresh with brilliant acidity to match juicy dark plum, red berry, blueberry and earthy flavours smooth and silky on the palate. Pour with grilled meats. Food pairings: meat lover's pizza, veal Porterhouse, roast duck. Drink: 2021 - 2028 10748 14% D 750 mL $35.95 Score: 94/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosés

Belle Glos Oeil de Perdrix Pinot Noir Blanc Rosé 2020, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, California, United States: This is the patio or beach party size of Belle Glos' Oeil De Perdrix 2020 Pinot Noir Blanc Rosé (1500ml) "eye of the partridge" is in reference to the its pale pink colour in the glass, but vibrant with citrus zest, red berry, fine herb and spicy flavours on the palate. A fresh easy-to-enjoy zesty Pinot Noir rosé produced by Joseph Wagner and Belle Glos. Pour with grilled salmon steaks. Pinot Noir Blanc Rosé food pairings: grilled chicken, veal schnitzel, pork chops, salads. Drink: 2021 - 2022 19308 13.2% XD 1500 mL $59.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Belle Glos Oeil de Perdrix Pinot Noir Blanc Rosé 2020, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, California, United States: From Sonoma County, California, Belle Glos Oeil de Perdrix 2020 Pinot Noir Blanc Rosé is bone-dry, bright and zesty with red berry, citrus zest, fine herb and spicy flavours on the palate. A juicy and refreshing crowd-pleaser of a rosé. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this wine goes toward breast cancer research. Pinot Noir Blanc Rosé food pairings: linguine vongole, turkey sandwiches, planked salmon. Drink: 2021 - 2023 343020 13% D 750 mL $28.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Decoy Rosé 2019, California, United States: Decoy 2019 Rosé is a dry, full-bodied 56% Syrah, 20% Vermentino, 16% Carignan and 8% Grenache wine blend. Fragrant with red berry, stone fruit, soft orange, citrus zest and clean mineral flavours on the palate. Chill and enjoy this perfect patio sipper. Rosé food pairings: grilled chicken, salmon steaks, pork tenderloin. Drink: 2021 - 2022 558114 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Cave Spring Brut Blanc de Blancs Brut Sparkling, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A remarkable Niagara sparkling wine made from 100% Chardonnay grapes. Toasty beautiful with green apple freshness and layers of refreshment, like ocean spray on a warm summer's day. The vines are planted in limestone clay soils on the benchlands of the Niagara Escarpment. The wine is aged sur lie in the bottle for a minimum of 30 months prior to disgorging. Terrific minerality and persistent mousse. Wow. Blanc De Blancs Brut Sparkling food pairings: cold chicken and watercress sandwiches, smoked salmon on baguette, seafood hors d'œuvres. 213983 12% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Dopff au Moulin G Point Brut Crémant d'Alsace, Alsace A.C., France: Dopff Au Moulin Point G is a Traditional Method Crémant D'alsace refreshing with ripe apple, citrus and soft spicy notes with a fine mousse. Easy to enjoy chilled on its own or with brunch fare, as well as at a fraction of champagne's price (under $20). Dopff au Moulin was founded by the Dopff family in 1574. Crémant D'alsace food pairings: smoked fish on baguette, fish and chips, salads. Drink: 2021 - 2023 19029 12% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Jules Taylor Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Jules Taylor 2019 Sauvignon Blanc is a vegan-friendly SB produced from sustainably-grown wine grapes from the Marlborough wine region. Look for Feijoa, lime zest, nectarine, ripe apple and ripe gooseberry flavours finishing long on this dry and mouth-watering white wine. Chill and enjoy with prawns form the grill. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: chicken and sage skewers, fresh tomato and basil salad, Thai green curry fish, fresh oysters on the half shell, seafood salad. Drink: 2021 - 2022 224428 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Dr. Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett 2018, Mosel Prädikatswein, Germany: Dr. Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr 2018 Riesling Kabinett is a Mosel Prädikatswein intense, smooth and silky on the palate with layers of dried pineapple, stone fruit and ripe apple flavours matched with food-friendly acidity. Pour with Arugula salad topped with sliced ripe red apple, speck and an aged balsamic dressing. Riesling Kabinett food pairings: BBQ pork ribs, crab cakes, grilled chicken and lentil curries. Drink: 2021 - 2028 18256 9% S 750 mL $29.95 Score: 94/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Santo Nykteri Santorini 2018, Santorini P.D.O, Greece: From Santo wines, Nykteri 2018 is a dry, mouth-watering and medium-bodied white wine blend of 85% Assyrtiko, 10% Aïdani and 5% Athiri. Love the lemon pudding, beeswax and briny mineral aromas on the nose. So complex and textured, finishing long and creamy with laser-acidity on the palate. Chill and enjoy with fatty fish dishes. Food pairings: roast pork, grilled shellfish and fish. Drink: 2021 - 2023 18923 13% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 95/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hidden Bench Rosomel Vineyard Fumé Blanc 2019, Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: From the Niagara Escarpment wine region, Hidden Bench Rosomel Vineyard 2019 Fumé Blanc is a vibrant food-friendly Sauvignon Blanc with equal portions of the wine aged in new oak, neutral oak barrels and concrete tank giving this dry white wine a smoky, toasty nose with bright apple, pear, citrus, fine herb and flinty mineral flavours balanced with food-friendly acidity. Pour with pan-fried pickerel or pike filets. Fumé Blanc food pairings: chicken and sage skewers, fresh tomato and basil salad, Thai green curry fish, smoked oyster Poor Boy sandwiches. Drink: 2021 - 2024 68825 13% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hãhã Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2019, Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand: Hãhã 2019 Chardonnay is so fragrant with ripe stone-fruit, tropical fruit and nutty aromas; dry, medium-bodied with ripe peach, tropical fruit, vanilla, hazelnut and toasty oak spice flavours finishing smooth, long and zesty on the palate. Chardonnay food pairings: fish and chips, seafood chowder, grilled shrimp. Drink: 2021 - 2023 10020 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tesch Krone Riesling 2018, Nahe Qualitätswein, Germany: From the Nahe wine region, Tesch Krone 2018 Riesling is a fresh and vibrant bone-dry Nahe Riesling with lime, white florals, ripe apple, flinty mineral and petrol flavours balanced with laser-like acidity and finishing long on the palate. Grapes are sourced from vines grown in sandstone and loamy soils giving the wine a chalky, flinty mineral quality and great acidity for food. Chill and enjoy with a juicy roast pork. Riesling food pairings: crab cakes, fish tacos, grilled pork chops. Drink: 2021 - 2032 18253 12.5% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 93/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Crema Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2018, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, California, United States: La Crema 2018 Chardonnay is a classic California Chard and this half-bottle size (375 ml) is perfect with a nosh of cheese and charcuterie. Smoky and buttery on the nose La Crema is dry, medium-plus bodied with ripe pear, Meyer lemon, white florals, toasty smoky oak spice creamy and smooth on the palate. Chardonnay food pairings: cedar-planked BBQ salmon, steamed mahi Mahi, lobster in butter sauce. Drink: 2021 - 2024 728352 14% XD 375 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Radford Dale Vinum Chenin Blanc 2018, Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa: Radford Dale Vinum 2018 Chenin Blanc is produced from 40-plus year old bush vines from the Stellenbosch wine region. A beautifully balanced and fragrant Chenin, with ripe apricot, lemon curd, fine herbs and spicy aromas on the nose; dry, medium-bodied and mouth-filling with great acidity for food. Drink or hold. Chenin Blanc food pairings: roast chicken, quail stuffed with dried apricot fruit and wild mushrooms, grilled fish. Drink: 2021 - 2030 13338 12.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 93/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cape of Good Hope Serruria Chardonnay 2017, Elandskloof, Western Cape W.O., South Africa: Produced by Anthonij Rupert wines, Cape of Good Hope Serruria 2017 Chardonnay is a bone-dry, fresh and vibrant Chard with wine grapes sourced from the Elandskloof, Western Cape wine region. Fragrant with soft orange, lime, toasty and vanilla aromas on the nose, creamy on the palate with lemon cream, vanilla, buttery and well-integrated oak spice nutty on the palate. Just a beautiful, elegant Chardonnay. Pour with roast pheasant or chicken. Drink or hold. Chardonnay food pairings: roast duck, turkey, lobster bisque, crab cakes. Drink: 2021 - 2026 667196 14.8% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

A To Z Wineworks Pinot Gris 2018, Oregon, United States: Wine grapes for A to Z 2018 Pinot Gris were sustainably grown. Dry, medium-bodied with soft lemon, orange, floral and tropical fruit aromas on the nose, the PG is creamy on the palate with ripe apple, tropical fruit, Meyer lemon, melon, coconut flavours balanced with refreshing acidity. Pour with pan-fried trout or creamy pasta dishes. A to Z was started by Deb Hatcher (Eyrie), Bill Hatcher (Domaine Drouhin Oregon), Sam Tannahill (Archery Summit) and Cheryl Francis (Chehalem). Pinot Gris food pairings: pan-seared buttered scallops, grilled tiger shrimp, chicken skewers with lime citrus sauce. Drink: 2021 - 2022 258145 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sidewood Sauvignon Blanc 2020, Adelaide Hills, South Australia, Australia: Sidewood 2020 Sauvignon Blanc is as fresh on the nose as it is on the palate with green melon, nectarine, lime, lemongrass and white florals, dry, mouth-filling finishing long, crisp and clean. Well-balanced and drinking beautifully now. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: pan-fried pickerel, steamed shellfish dishes, herbed flat breads with goat cheese. Drink: 2021 - 2023 518357 12.8% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Abbotts & Delaunay Les Fruits Sauvages Chardonnay 2019, Pays D'oc, Languedoc I.G.P., France: From the Languedoc wine region, the Chardonnay wine grapes for Abbotts & Delaunay, Les Fruits Sauvages 2019 Chardonnay were sourced from several sites - the Cévennes, the Limoux's Aude Valley and the Hérault. A portion of the wine was fermented in oak with the balance in stainless-steel tanks. This is an easy-to-enjoy Chard with white peach, ripe lemon, pastry and hazelnut flavours. Well-balanced and complex, pour with roast chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2023 18371 13.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cave Spring Estate Riesling 2016, Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A lovely, softly aromatic Riesling with floral, ripe peach and mineral aromas on the nose, bright acidity with honeyed citrus, ripe stone fruit, pink grapefruit flavours finishing clean with mineral notes on the palate. Produced from Riesling vines over 20 years old. Riesling food pairings: roast chicken, spicy pasta dishes, shrimp tempura, grilled salmon with lemon sauce, duck liver pate. Drink: 2021 - 2028 286377 12% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Plume Chardonnay 2018, Napa Valley, California, United States: A lovely, buttery Chardonnay with rich layers of ripe peach and apricot. Perfect for roast chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: barbecued chicken, barbecued pork. Drink: 2019 - 2024 368050 14.4% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Charles Baker Wines B-Side Riesling 2018, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Charles Baker B-Side 2018 Riesling is produced by J.L. Groux and Charles Baker from Stratus Vineyards. The Riesling grapes were sourced from a single vineyard, from younger vines giving the wine crisp yellow apple, tropical fruit, lime-lemon zest, honey and spicy flavours vibrant on the finish. Riesling food pairings: mild curries, red lentil stew, pork schnitzel. Drink: 2020 - 2026 523845 10.3% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Tragically Hip Ahead by a Century Chardonnay 2019, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Love the ripe red apples, apple pie and vanilla spice aromas buttery on the nose. Lovely ripe crisp apple, pear, vanilla, dried pineapple, lemon zest, butterscotch and toasty flavours creamy on the palate. Chardonnay food pairings: mushroom and onion risotto, grilled pork sausage, roast chicken. Drink: 2020 - 2024 483875 12.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Similkameen Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada: From the Similkameen Valley, British Columbia, Burrowing Owl 2019 Sauvignon Blanc has a splash of Semillon added to it. Bright and fragrant on the nose with gooseberry, tropical fruit, lemon meringue and wild herb aromas, this is a beautifully-balanced and complex white wine; dry and mouth-filling with layers of tropical fruit, grapefruit, apple, fine herb, citrus peel, nutty, spicy and flinty mineral flavours on the palate. Elegant, beautifully-crafted and summer in a glass for sure. Pour with grilled chicken dishes. The Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon grapes were harvested by hand with 35% of the juice fermented and aged for three months in a selection of new French oak with a small portion in Acacia barrels; the balance of the juice was fermented and aged in stainless-steel tanks. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: grilled shellfish dishes, quiches, grilled chicken dishes, pasta Alfredo. Drink: 2020 - 2021 609347 13.5% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Agnès et Didier Dauvissat Petit Chablis 2018, Burgundy A.C., France: Domaine Agnès Et Didier Dauvissat 2018 Chablis is produced from sustainably-grown wine grapes in Kimmeridgian, limestone and clay soils. Fragrant with citrusy, stony and flinty mineral aromas on the nose, this 100% Chardonnay from the Burgundy wine region is mouth-watering with bright apple, fine herb and flinty mineral flavours on the palate. Chill and enjoy with grilled shellfish and seafood dishes. Drink or hold. Petit Chablis food pairings: shellfish hotpot, fresh-steamed shrimp, Caesar salads topped with grilled chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2022 18675 12% XD 750 mL $26.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Noble Vines Collection 446 Chardonnay 2018, Monterey County, California, United States: From Monterey County, California, Noble Vines Collection 446 2018 Chardonnay is a cool-climate Chardonnay from one of the coolest wine grape growing regions in California. Noble Vines 446 is named for the vine stock 4, planted in the winery's block 46 vineyard and other sites in San Bernabe. Well-priced under $20, this is a buttery California Chard with tropical fruit, pineapple, yellow apple, lime-lemon zest and buttered pastry flavours with vibrant acidity on the palate. Pair with roast chicken or a sautéed pork tenderloin. This vintage was awarded Silver at the 2020 Monterey International Wine Competition. Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, seafood Alfredo, pork tenderloin with peach, apricot compote. Drink: 2021 - 2025 458687 14.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Dierberg Estate Vineyard Chardonnay 2016, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara County, California, United States: Dierberg Vineyard 2016 Chardonnay is produced from wine grapes sourced from Santa Maria Valley and what an interesting Chard it is. Fragrant with stone fruit, citrus and fine herb aromas on the nose, the wine is dry, medium-bodied with wet stone, a fine herb mix of dill, chives, lemongrass, flinty and zesty on the finish. The Chardonnay was fermented in 400-Litre French oak puncheons, 20% new. Chardonnay food pairings: roast turkey, duck confit, pork tenderloin en croute. Drink: 2021 - 2023 289918 14.1% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tomich Woodside Vineyard Chardonnay 2017, Adelaide Hills, South Australia, Australia: From cool-climate Adelaide Hills wine region, Tomich Woodside Vineyard 2017 Chardonnay is a medium-bodied dry, and zesty Chard with nutty, honeyed citrus, orchard fruit and zesty citrus flavours creamy and rounded on the palate. Pour with fish tacos. The Tomich family are from the Adriatic Coast in Croatia where winemaking is a way of life. Chardonnay food pairings: fish and chips, fish tacos, smoked salmon on baguette. Drink: 2021 - 2022 570572 13% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Terrapura Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2019, San Antonio Valley D.O., Chile: Terrapura 2019 Sauvignon Blanc is produced from a single-vineyard with granitic soils in the cool-climate San Antonio Valley. Floral and bright on the nose with citrusy grapefruit and fine herb aromas, this SB is dry, zesty and vibrant with gooseberry, grapefruit, tropical fruit flavours and finishing on a mineral note. The wine was fermented in stainless-steel tanks. Chill and enjoy with seafood dishes. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: herbed quiches, goat cheese, grilled chicken, brunch dishes. Drink: 2021 - 2022 17618 13% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 87/100. May 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cuvée Joseph Talmard Mâcon Chardonnay 2019, Mâcon, Burgundy A.C., France: From Gérald Talmard, prop.-récolt., Cuvée Joseph Talmard 2019 Chardonnay is a sensuous, vibrant and mouth-filling Chard from the Mâcon, Burgundy wine region. Produced from sustainably-grown wine grapes, with lovely ripe fresh pear, apple, passionfruit, lemon-lime zest, vanilla and subtle spicy notes creamy and vibrant on the palate. Chill and enjoy with seared scallops, or roast Cornish game hens. Chardonnay food pairings: steamed crab with lemon garlic butter sauce, seafood salad, mussel and clam soup. Drink: 2021 - 2025 392712 13% XD 750 mL $20.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cleebourg Gewurztraminer 2017, Alsace A.C., France: Cleebourg 2017 Gewurztraminer is fragrant with pink rose petals, citrus zest and spicy aromas on the nose from the Alsace wine region. Elegant and rich with lychee, citrus, ginger and peppery flavours on the palate. This vintage was awarded Gold at the 2018 Concours Général Paris. Gewurztraminer food pairings: sushi, Korean-style BBQ pork ribs, pad Thai. Drink: 2021 - 2022 18560 13.5% M 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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