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Hacienda López de Haro Crianza 2017, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Hacienda López de Haro Crianza 2017 is a well-priced dry and earthy medium-plus-bodied 90% Tempranillo, 7% Garnacha and 3% Graciano red wine blend with cherry compote, plum, sweet dried tobacco leaf, dried fruit, cracked pepper and toasty oak spice flavours on the palate. A Tempranillo-driven Rioja red that is so easy to enjoy. Food pairings: meatloaf, lentil patties, Italian style pizza, salami, veal shanks, charcuterie, soft cheeses. Drink: 2020 - 2025 377481 13.5% XD 750 mL $17.00 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Camplong Grande Réserve Corbières 2018, Corbières, Languedoc A.P., France: Château Camplong Grande Reserve 2018 is a medium-plus-bodied Syrah blend with cedar spice, ripe blackberry and fine herb aromas on the nose. Great value under $15, look for ripe blackberry, dark fruit, plum, chocolate, wild herb flavours on the palate balanced with lively acidity for food and chalky fine tannins. The Syrah grapes for this vintage were sourced from a mix of limestone, marl and sandstone soils in the Corbières. This wine region is also exposed to the cold, dry Mistral winds from the north and warm, humid southeast inflows from the Mediterranean. Enjoy with garlic and rosemary lamb chops from the grill. Food pairings: meat-lover's pizza, slow-braised blade roast, Coq au vin. Drink: 2020 - 2024 12990 14.7% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mount Peak Sentinel Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Sonoma County, California, United States: A terrific, full-bodied Californian red blend of 99% Cabernet Sauvignon with quite literally a splash of Petit Verdot aged 19 months in new French oak and American oak barrels. Warming at over 15.5% abv but oh so good with blackberry liqueur, blue floral, dark chocolate, cedar spice and minty flavours on the palate. Powerful and intense. Enjoy now with a prime rib roast or cellar for several more years. Wine grapes are sourced from the Monte Rosso Vineyard in Sonoma, California. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: meat lover's pizza, roast chicken, gourmet burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2036 635136 15.7% XD 750 mL $79.95 Score: 93/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Remo Farina Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2018, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: A vibrant, medium-bodied Ripasso with bright dark cherry, pepper, clove and licorice flavours on the palate. A crowd-pleaser and excellent value under $20. Pair with a veal Parmigiano. Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore food pairings: hearty winter stew, turkey burgers, pasta with a rich, meaty tomato sauce. Drink: 2020 - 2026 999946 13.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Noble Vines 337 Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Lodi, California, United States: A full-bodied and smoky Cabernet Sauvignon from the Lodi wine region with ripe dark plum, ripe black currant, dark chocolate, vanilla, savoury spice and toasty oak flavours well-integrated on the palate. Pair with a grilled ribeye steak. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: savoury pot roast, roast boar, rich beef stew. Drink: 2020 - 2026 483321 14% D 750 mL $17.00 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Athene 2017, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada: Burrowing Owl Athene 2017 is a rich, full-bodied red wine blend of Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon as lush on the nose as it is on the palate with black currant, dark plum, rich blackberry, meaty, pepper and spicy flavours from toasty oak spice finishing long and satisfying with beautifully-balanced acidity and rich, grippy tannins. Decant two hours prior to pouring with well-marbled meats. Drink or hold. Food pairings: grilled meats, meat lover's pizza, meaty stews. Drink: 2019 - 2026 371336 14.5% XD 750 mL $44.95 Score: 93/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tommasi Graticcio Appassionato 2018, Italy: A medium-bodied, vibrant Corvina, Rondinella and Merlot red wine blend made in a similar method as Amarone wines. Concentrated with spicy dried fruit, dark cherry, ripe plum, savoury herb and nutty flavours rich on the palate. "Graticcio" is the term for the traditional bamboo racks used for air-drying grapes after the harvest; a technique that concentrates the flavours in the grapes. Food pairings: gourmet burgers, lamburgers, prime rib, lasagne, sausage. Drink: 2020 - 2028 338939 12.5% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: This is a rich and plushy Cabernet Sauvignon-based red wine blend with a smattering of Merlot from Sonoma County, Full-bodied with layers of dark fruit, savoury herbs, cedar and smoky, toasty oak spice flavours on the palate. Pair with grilled red meats. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: prime rib, grilled pork, roast chicken. Drink: 2020 - 2028 943472 13.9% XD 750 mL $120.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Drumheller Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Columbia Valley, Washington, United States: A full-bodied, smooth and satisfying Cabernet Sauvignon with dark berry, blueberry, mint, smoky vanilla and baking spice flavours on the palate. Tannins are fine-grained and velvety. A great value Cab under $20. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast chicken, roast veal, mild goat curry. Drink: 2020 - 2024 551473 13% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sister's Run Old Testament Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Coonawarra, South Australia, Australia: Rich and intense with blackberry, dark plum, wild herb, minty flavours on the palate, a luxurious Cabernet Sauvignon produced from wine grapes sourced from the Old Testament vineyard in the heart of the Coonawarra region. Savoury and spicy. Drink or hold. Pair with grilled meats. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: pizza topped with steak strips, rib steak, slow-braised brisket. Drink: 2020 - 2030 478271 14.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Susana Balbo Signature Malbec 2018, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina: A rich and lush Malbec is with blueberry, mulberry and blackberry cobbler aromas on the nose. Spicy and vibrant on the palate wrapped up in just enough smoky toasty oak. Produced by Susana Balbo who was mentioned in the 2019 Drink Business magazine list as one of the 10 most influential women in the wine world. Malbec food pairings: meat lover's pizza, lamb, spicy sausage, beef, meatloaf. Drink: 2020 - 2028 79798 14.5% XD 750 mL $20.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hester Creek Estate Winery Character Red 2019, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, BC V.Q.A., Canada: A gorgeous BC red wine blend of Merlot, Syrah, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec grapes. Aromas of dark berries and smoke. Full-bodied and supple. Perfect for grilled meats. Character Red food pairings: Charred leg of lamb or an Indian spiced portobello mushroom burger topped with smoked Gouda.. Drink: 2021 - 2026 13.9% D 750 mL $18.99 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Paternoster Synthesi Aglianico del Vulture 2017, Aglianico Del Vulture, Basilicata D.O.C., Italy: From the Basilicata wine region, Paternoster Synthesi 2017 is produced from Aglianico grapes grown on different sites of the Vulture region. Grapes grow in 50 acres of rich black and volcanic soils at 1,300 to 2,000 feet above sea level. Vineyards are naturally terraced and overlook Mount Vulture. The wine is intended for drinking young. Dry, medium-plus-bodied and mouth-watering with smoky dark cherry, anise, espresso, mocha, orange zest and clean mineral flavours on the palate and a perfect match to roast duck or spicy games sausages from the grill. Aglianico Del Vulture food pairings: prime rib steak, meat-lover's pizza, turkey. Drink: 2021 - 2026 51672 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

MontGras Antu Grenache Syrah Carignan 2018, Colchagua Valley D.O., Chile: MontGras Antu 2018 is produced from sustainably-grown Grenache, Syrah and Carignan wine grapes from the Ninquén hillside in the Colchagua Valley. Fresh on the nose with bright cherry, red berry, anise, liquorice, sweet baking spice flavours on the palate. Pour with a grilled bavette steak or pork tenderloin. Grenache Syrah Carignan food pairings: roast chicken, roast veal, stuffed beef flank steak. Drink: 2021 - 2024 17134 15% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Luna Estate Pinot Noir 2016, Martinborough, North Island, New Zealand: From Martinborough, North Island, Luna Estate 2016 Pinot Noir is produced from sustainably-grown grapes. Dry, medium-bodied with ripe raspberry, cherry, baking spice, earthy and savoury fine herb flavours on the palate. Lovely and easy to enjoy. Drink or hold. Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled veal chops, sauteed tenderloin, butternut squash and sauteed leek risotto. Drink: 2021 - 2024 17544 12.5% XD 750 mL $26.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Le Puy Emilien 2017, Bordeaux A.C., France: Château le Puy Emilien 2017 is a dry, full-bodied, smoky and vibrant Merlot-driven, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Carmenère red wine blend from the Côtes De Bordeaux - Francs. The wine is aged 24 months in oak barrels. Opulent with dark plum, raspberry, blackberry, dried fine herbs and baking spice flavours with beautifully-balanced acidity. Decant for one hour prior to pouring with a prime rib roast. Food pairings: beef Bourguignons, grilled steak and wild mushrooms, stuffed veal roast. Drink: 2021 - 2035 557660 13.2% XD 750 mL $31.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Avondale Pekin Red 2016, Paarl W.O., South Africa: From the Paarl wine region, Avondale Jonty's Ducks Pekin Red 2016 is a vegan-friendly red wine blend of Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot. Grapes for this wine were organically grown in the Paarl wine region and the wine's name comes from the ducks that owner Johnathan Grieve has to take care of the snails and other pests that hang around the vineyard. Smoky and spicy on the nose, the wine is smoky and spicy on the palate as well with lush, dark cherry, plum, raspberry, pepper and cedar spice flavours on the palate. It'll be just ducky with burgers from the grill. Food pairings: bison stew, beef rib, venison stroganoff. Drink: 2021 - 2024 383547 14.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Corte Giara La Groletta 7 Amarone della Valpolicella 2017, Veneto D.O.C.G., Italy: Corte Giara La Groletta 2017 Amarone della Valpolicella is lush and jammy with plum compote, dark cherry, mocha and sweet oak spice harmonious and vibrant on the palate with fine, rich tannins. Produced from 70% Corvina and 30% Rondinella from the Veneto wine region. Amarone Della Valpolicella food pairings: venison, beef daube, casseroles, stews, Mexican mole. Drink: 2021 - 2026 86124 15.3% D 750 mL $49.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hahn Family Wines GSM 2018, Central Coast, California, United States: Hahn 2018 GSM is a rich, medium-plus-bodied 69% Grenache, 29% Syrah and 2% Mourvèdre red wine blend fragrant with pink florals, ripe dark berry and spicy aromas, Dry, vibrant and juicy with ripe cherry, strawberry, red berry, anise and toasty oak spice flavours on the palate. Pour with a sauteed, juicy pork tenderloin. Gsm food pairings: grilled venison steak, bison burgers, rack of lamb. Drink: 2021 - 2024 441568 14.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tawse Cabernet Merlot 2018, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: From the Niagara Peninsula wine region, Tawse Sketches 2018 Cabernet Merlot is a supple, full-bodied red blend ripe with plum, red currant, blueberry, espresso and smoky flavours on the palate. Oak spice is well integrated and tannins are silky. Pour with roast beef dinner. Cabernet Merlot food pairings: hamburgers, pizza, black bean soup, cheese. Drink: 2021 - 2024 130252 13.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

J. Denuzière Crozes-Hermitage 2018, Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône A.C., France: J. Denuzière 2018 Crozes-Hermitage is a dry, medium-bodied, juicy 100 % Syrah with blackberry, cherry, olive and pepper spice aromas on the nose. Silky on the palate with fresh ripe cherry, blueberry, plum and pepper spice flavours. Just beautiful now and I suspect for the next several years. Pour with a rack of lamb. Drink or hold. Food pairings: rack of lamb, pork cassoulet, grilled hanger steak. Drink: 2021 - 2026 667485 13% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Blue Mountain Reserve Cuvée Pinot Noir 2017, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada: From the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Blue Mountain Reserve Cuvée 2017 Pinot Noir is so fresh with ripe strawberry, cherry, wild sagey herbs, soft sweet spice and mineral flavours finishing long on the palate. Chill slightly and pour with grilled salmon steaks. Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled lamb chops, slow-braised lamb shanks, veal Porterhouse. Drink: 2021 - 2024 17691 13% XD 750 mL $48.95 Score: 94/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Esk Valley Syrah 2018, Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand: From Hawke's Bay, North Island, Esk Valley 2018 Syrah is a supple, spicy and fruity Syrah with dark plum, cherry, dried savoury herbs, cracked pepper and toasty oak spice flavours on the palate. Tannins are structured. Pour with a roast leg of lamb. Syrah food pairings: roast leg of lamb, veal Porterhouse, duck confit. Drink: 2021 - 2024 17545 13% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 93/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Head High Pinot Noir 2018, Sonoma County, California, United States: Head High 2018 Pinot Noir is fragrant with blue florals dark cherry and juicy with ripe cherry, red berry and baking spice flavours finishing smoky on the palate. Matured 10 months in French oak barrels (25% new). Drink or hold. Pinot Noir food pairings: beef daube with wild mushrooms, lamb navarin, grilled duck breast glazed with cherry compote. Drink: 2021 - 2024 12892 14.5% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Shannon Home Ranch Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Lake County, California, United States: From Lake County, California, Shannon Home Ranch Reserve 2017 is a dry, full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon with grapes sourced from The Red Hills and High Valley AVAs. Dry, full-bodied with ripe, pleasantly grippy tannins and loaded with dark cherry, blackberry, plum compote, fig and baking spice flavours on the palate. The wine was aged 24 months in both French and American oak barrels. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled venison steak, bison burgers, rack of lamb. Drink: 2021 - 2025 574327 14.3% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Nautilus Red 2017, Slopes Of Ainos, Kefalonia, Ionian Islands P.G.I., Greece: From Domaine Foivos on the Slopes Of Ainos, Kefalonia, Ionian Islands wine region, Nautilus 2017 is a Mavrodaphne red wine produced from 80-year-old vines and aged for six months in neutral French oak barrels. Elegant with bright acidity and ripe structured tannins, look for ripe red berry, cranberry and plum compote flavours juicy on the palate. Drink or hold. Pour with meat and veggie kebabs from the grill. Red food pairings: lamb kebabs, grilled pork chops, roast Mediterranean chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2030 18421 12.5% XD 750 mL $28.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Emiliana Novas Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Maipo Valley D.O., Chile: Emiliana Novas Gran Reserva 2018 is a vegan-friendly Cabernet Sauvignon produced from sustainably-grown wine grapes sourced from the alluvial soils of the Maipo Valley. From an excellent vintage, look for bright, fresh blackberry, blueberry, red currant, fine herbs and spicy flavours beautifully-balanced with food-friendly acidity. Pour with a mixed grill. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled sirloin steak, burgers, ribs,. Drink: 2021 - 2022 13874 14% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Carraia Solcato 2016, Umbria I.G.P., Italy: La Carraia Solcato 2016 is a robust and rich Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and local Umbrian grape red wine blend fragrant with wild herbs, lavender and blackberry aromas. Full-bodied with structured tannins. Pour with game roasts, grilled sausages and roasted root vegetables. Food pairings: mild beef curry, turkey, Margherita pizza. Drink: 2021 - 2024 17621 13.5% M 750 mL $21.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cave de Roquebrun La Grange Des Combes 2018, Saint-Chinian-Roquebrun, Languedoc A.C., France: Cave de Roquebrun La Grange Des Combes 2018 is a full-bodied, fruit bomb of 50% Syrah, 30% Grenache, 20% Mourvèdre. Rich and ripe on the nose with blueberry, cherry, strawberry and dark plum aromas and flavours balanced with brilliant food-friendly acidity on the palate. Pour with a roast leg of lamb. Crafted by Winemaker, Alain Rogier, who was International Wine Challenge's 2015 Winemaker of the Year. This vintage was awarded Gold at the 2019 Concours des Vins Macon. Food pairings: meat pizza, lasagne, vegetarian chilli. Drink: 2021 - 2025 155804 14.2% XD 750 mL $20.95 Score: 87/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: This is the celebration size of Silver Oak 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon (1500 ml) from Alexander Valley, Sonoma County wine region. Love the ripe dark berry, black currant, flinty, herbal nose on this beautiful Cab finishing with a mouthful of smoky, toasty oak spice. Tannins are grippy. Drink or hold. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast pork, smoked meats, slow-braised short ribs, venison sausage. Drink: 2021 - 2030 709808 14% XD 1500 mL $276.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Serna Imperial Reserva 2010, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: From the Escudero family, Serna Imperial Reserva 2010 is a full-bodied Tempranillo, Mazuelo and Garnacha red wine blend sourced from 40 year old vines grown 450 to 800 metres above sea level. The wine was aged for 14 months in five-year-old American oak barrels followed by a further 28 months in bottle. This is a beautifully balanced, structured and elegant Rioja red with ripe dark fruit, dark cherry, anise and supple savoury flavours that linger on the palate. Pour with Porchetta. Food pairings: crown pork roast, veal chops in red wine sauce, Margherita pizza. Drink: 2021 - 2023 19047 13.5% D 750 mL $32.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais-Villages 2018, Beaujolais A.P., France: From George Duboeuf, the 2018 Beaujolais Villages is a dry, medium-bodied, juicy Gamay with ripe red berry, blueberry, spicy flavours finishing on a mineral note. So easy to love. Chill slightly and enjoy now just because. Food pairings: roast chicken, duck confit, grilled goose sausages, turkey. Drink: 2021 - 2023 18468 13% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Xanadu Exmoor Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia: From the Margaret River, Western Australia, Xanadu Exmoor 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon is brilliant ruby purple in the glass, with ripe red and dark berries, plum, blueberries, cinnamon and oak spice flavours vibrant on the palate. So juicy and good now. Pour with gourmet burgers stuffed with Feta cheese. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast beef, beef bourguignons, shepherd's pie. Drink: 2021 - 2025 18344 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Altos Ibericos 2016, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: From Bodegas Torres, Altos Ibericos Crianza 2016 is excellent value under $16. From the Rioja wine region, this is a full-bodied 100% Tempranillo matured for 12 months in oak barrels followed by a lengthy bottle aging prior to being released from the winery. Look for ripe red plum, red berry, savoury herbs and toasty oak spice on this vibrant red with fine, pleasantly grippy tannins. Drink or hold. Food pairings: grilled, smoked meats, slow-braised brisket.. Drink: 2021 - 2024 18767 14% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Porca de Murça Reserva 2015, Douro D.O.C., Portugal: Porca De Murça Reserva 2015 is a robust Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca and Tinta Roriz red wine blend. Lots of toasty oak, blueberry, ripe dark plum, savoury spice, mineral and smoky flavours and so silky on the palate. Drink or hold. Food pairings: Mexican-style venison sausage and roasted root vegetables, stuffed rolled flank steak, boar stew. Drink: 2021 - 2024 684753 13.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine de Font-Sane Tradition Gigondas 2017, Gigondas, Rhône A.P., France: From the Gigondas, Rhône wine region, Domaine De Font-Sane 2017 is a blend of 72% Grenache, 23% Syrah with the balance in Mourvèdre and Cinsault and matured in large oak casks. Look for fresh dark fruit, fresh meat, violets and cracked pepper on this elegant red blend with a lengthy finish. Drink or hold. Food pairings: rib roast, veal Porterhouse, roast chicken, beef long ribs from the grill. Drink: 2021 - 2026 18557 14.5% XD 750 mL $31.95 Score: 94/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rodney Strong Pinot Noir 2017, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: Rodney Strong Reserve 2017 Pinot Noir is a bright and smoky, medium-plus-bodied PN from Sonoma County, California. Elegant and complex with pink florals, violets, dried sweet tobacco leaf, vibrant cherry, baking spice, smoky vanilla and mineral flavours on the palate. Pour with roast Cornish game hens. Pinot Noir food pairings: beef bourguignon, roast beef, fried chicken, game dishes. Drink: 2021 - 2024 677690 14% D 750 mL $59.95 Score: 94/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mas d'en Gil Coma Vella 2014, Priorat D.O.C.A., Spain: Mas D'en Gil Coma Vella 2014 is a medium-plus-bodied red wine blend of Grenache with 20% Cariñena and 10% Syrah from the Coma Valley in the Priorat wine region. The wine was aged in a combination of stainless-steel tanks and oak vats and matured in 225- to 3,000-litre oak barrels. Look for dark and red berry, cherry, plummy, earthy and spicy flavours with a mineral finish. Tannins are fine and powdery. Food pairings: game roasts, roast duck, rabbit fricassee, turkey. Drink: 2021 - 2025 18938 15% XD 750 mL $49.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Les Tourelles 2017, Cadillac Côtes De Bordeaux, Bordeaux A.C., France: Produced by J. Darriet, prop.-récolt., Château Les Tourelles 2017 is a great value Bordeaux red wine blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon under $18. Dry, medium-plus-bodied with ripe dark fruit, violets, plum and dark raspberry flavours savoury on the palate balanced with good acidity for food and rich tannins. Nicely done! Drink or hold. Food pairings: roast beef, pulled pork sammies, grilled game sausage, venison stew. Drink: 2021 - 2024 18573 12.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Trefethen Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Oak Knoll District, Napa Valley, California, United States: From the Oak Knoll District, Napa Valley, Trefethen Family Vineyards 2017 is produced from sustainably-grown wine grapes and is a rich, medium-plus-bodied 87% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Merlot and 4% Cabernet Franc red wine blend. Practically black in the glass, the wine is deceptively smooth with ripe dark plum, blackberry, blueberry, dark raspberry, generous, savoury and harmonious on the palate. Drink or hold. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast leg of lamb, prime rib, bison burgers. Drink: 2021 - 2026 95752 13% XD 750 mL $68.95 Score: 95/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Carpineto Chianti Classico 2016, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Carpineto Riserva 2016 is a dry, full-bodied, smoky and spicy 80% Sangiovese and 20% Canaiolo red wine blend generous with ripe black raspberry, cherry, plum, leather, mint, dried herbs, chocolate and cedar spice flavours on the palate. Tannins have that dusty quality. Chianti Classico food pairings: pasta in tomato sauce, breaded veal cutlets, stuffed roasted turkey. Drink: 2021 - 2034 47118 13.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Palacio de Primavera Vendimia 2015, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: From the Rioja wine region, Palacio de Primavera Vendimia 2015 is a 100% Tempranillo, fragrant with pink florals, savoury herbs and spicy aromas on the nose with dark berry, spiced plum, mocha, cedar brush and smoky vanilla flavours round and smooth on the palate. Tannins are rich and ripe. Food pairings: roast pork, smoked meats, slow-braised short ribs. Drink: 2021 - 2025 13632 13.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Jean-Claude Boisset Les Ursulines Pinot Noir 2019, Burgundy A.C., France: From Jean-Claude Boisset, Les Ursulines 2019 Pinot Noir is a vibrant Burgundian PN with rose petal, tart cherry, red currant aromas. Look for tart cherries, earthy florals and spicy, smoky flavours on the palate. Grapes are sourced from the clay-limestone soils from the estate's Les Ursulines vineyard, which is located on what was once a convent up until the French Revolution. The Ursuline order of nuns were evicted from their convent. Pinot Noir food pairings: chicken, planked salmon, braised lamb, roast beef, rosemary pork tenderloin. Drink: 2021 - 2024 408310 12.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

d'Arenberg The Stump Jump Grenache Shiraz Mourvèdre 2017, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: d'Arenberg The Stump Jump 2017 GSM is dry, full-bodied and generous with tart cherry, blackberry, black raspberry, olive and nutty flavours silky smooth and long on the palate. Just Gorgeous... so is the price! Pour with burgers and ribs from the grill. Grenache Shiraz Mourvèdre food pairings: burgers and ribs, tourtiere, meatloaf, grilled meats. Drink: 2021 - 2022 173294 14.4% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Finca La Escuela La Grava Malbec 2017, Mendoza, Argentina: From the foothills of the Andes, Finca La Escuela La Grava 2017 Malbec is rich with blackberry, mulberry and smoky oak spice flavours juicy and rich on the palate. So fresh. Drink now and pair with grilled beef ribs. The Malbec grapes for this vintage were sourced from gravel, sand, silt, and limestone soils. Malbec food pairings: roast beef, beef bourguignons, stew and shepherd's pie. Drink: 2021 - 2024 547851 13.8% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

District 7 Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Monterey County, California, United States: District 7 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon is produced from sustainably and estate grown wine grapes from the Monterey County, Central Coast wine region. This is a great value, medium-plus-bodied Cali Cab under $20 with dark plum, black currant, mocha, leather and dried herb aromas on the nose. Smooth on the palate with dark berry, black fruit, chocolate and spicy, leathery hints on the finish. Tannins are soft and inviting. This vintage was aged 10 months in French, American, and Hungarian oak barrels (30% new). Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: BBQ ribs, chicken wings, burgers from the grill. Drink: 2021 - 2026 10473 13% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

McManis Family Vineyards Merlot 2019, Lodi, California, United States: McManis 2019 Merlot is produced from sustainably-grown estate grapes. This is a full-bodied, well-structured and fragrant Merlot with ripe dark plum, dark spices and fine herb flavours generous and silky on the palate. Great value under $20. Pour with grilled sausages. Merlot food pairings: pork roast, rouladen, roast duck. Drink: 2021 - 2024 17674 13.5% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sterling Platinum Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Napa Valley, California, United States: Sterling Platinum 2016 is a plushy and fragrant Californian Cabernet with ripe cassis, blackberry and black currant aromas on the nose, dry, full-bodied, rich and smooth on the palate with pink florals, blueberry, crushed raspberries, dark plum, vanilla and soft spice fresh and elegant on the palate. Drink or hold. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled rare meats, roast pork tenderloin, veal chops. Drink: 2021 - 2026 330258 14.5% XD 750 mL $99.95 Score: 94/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Paolo Conterno Riva Del Bric Barolo 2015, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: From the Piedmont wine region, Paolo Conterno Riva Del Bric 2015 Barolo is a beautiful, full-bodied and elegant Nebbiolo with dark fruit, violets, tar, truffles, cherry, rose petals and raspberry flavours with dried violets on the finish. Drink or hold. Barolo food pairings: roast veal, lamb, hamburgers, aged meats and cheeses, herbed roast beef. Drink: 2021 - 2036 172783 14.5% XD 750 mL $59.95 Score: 93/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Brittan Vineyards Basalt Block Pinot Noir 2015, Mcminnville, Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States: Brittan Vineyards Basalt Block 2015 Pinot Noir is produced from grapes sourced in Mcminnville, Willamette Valley. This is a juicy, elegant and beautifully-balance PN with ripe raspberry, violets, mineral and toasty baking spice flavours fresh on the palate with balanced acidity. Drink or hold. Pinot Noir food pairings: roast chicken, turkey, duck confit, veal chops. Drink: 2021 - 2024 11252 15.1% XD 750 mL $41.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Wits End Luna Cabernet Sauvignon 2019, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: Wits End Luna 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon is a rich and plushy, full-bodied Cab from the Mclaren Vale with ripe cassis, dark cherry, cedar brush and pepper spice flavours on the palate. Tannins are fine and chalky. Pour with grilled meats. Drink or hold. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: braised blade roast with roasted garlic and rosemary, bison burgers, lentil patties. Drink: 2021 - 2028 921239 14.7% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Philippe & Vincent Jaboulet Nouvelère Crozes-Hermitage 2015, Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône A.P., France: From the Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône wine region, Philippe & Vincent Jaboulet Nouvelère 2015 is a 100% Syrah produced from vines between 50-80 years of age from the Thalabert lieu-dit. Fragrant on the nose with fresh, ripe raspberry, black and red currant, grilled herbs and dark chocolate flavours on its full-bodied frame. Very elegant and flavoursome. Pour with roast beef dinner. Food pairings: roast chicken, roast veal, rolled pork roast, rack of lamb. Drink: 2021 - 2033 635680 13.4% XD 750 mL $37.95 Score: 94/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Le Vieux Donjon Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2018, Rhône A.C., France: Le Vieux Donjon 2018 Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a deep ruby, full-bodied CNDP rich with layers of ripe cherries, raspberry, baking spice and cocoa flavours finishing long and luxurious on the palate. Drink or hold, but could easily cellar for 10 years or more. Châteauneuf-Du-Pape food pairings: crown pork roast, veal chops in red wine sauce, Margherita pizza. Drink: 2021 - 2030 700922 14.5% XD 750 mL $68.95 Score: 95/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Auros Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Napa Valley, California, United States: Auros 2016 is a full-bodied, dry and rich Cabernet, Petit Verdot and Malbec red wine blend sourced from grapes in the Oak Knoll, Oakville and Stags Leap District. Fragrant with fresh blackberry, plum and chocolate, anise and toasty oak spice savoury on the palate. Tannins are grainy. Pour with gourmet burgers from the grill. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: savoury pot roast, roast boar, rich beef stew, grilled steak and sauteed mushrooms. Drink: 2021 - 2025 17121 15.1% XD 750 mL $79.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

San Felice Chianti Classico 2018, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: From the Tuscany wine region, San Felice 2018 is a dry, medium-bodied Chianti Classico produced from mostly Sangiovese wine grapes. Earthy, savoury and bright with dark cherry, blueberry, violets and dried fine herbs on the palate finishing with dusty tannins and bright acidity. Pour with your favourite pasta and tomato sauce dish. Chianti Classico food pairings: bucatini with sausage and peas, roast beef, cheesy pizza, stuffed roasted turkey. Drink: 2021 - 2022 282996 13% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gabriel Meffre Laurus Côtes du Rhône-Villages 2017, Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.P., France: Gabriel Meffre Laurus 2017 Côtes du Rhône Villages is a dry, elegant, plushy and juicy Rhône red wine blend of 75% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 5% Mourvèdre with lush plum, ripe raspberry, dark cherry, blueberry, wild herb and spicy flavours, fresh and silky on the palate. Pour with a rosemary and garlic studded rack of lamb. Food pairings: rare roast beef, lamb stew, fricassee rabbit. Drink: 2021 - 2022 381053 14% XD 750 mL $20.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bear Flag Zinfandel 2016, Sonoma County, California, United States: Bear Flag 2016 Zinfandel is a full-bodied, plushy red wine blend of 89% Zinfandel, 7% Petite Sirah and 4% Teroldego aged in French and American oak barrels and loaded with layers of dark raspberry, strawberry, chocolate covered cherries, cracked pepper and savoury spice flavours long and velvety on the palate. Drink or hold. Pour with burgers and ribs from the grill. Zinfandel food pairings: burgers and ribs, pulled pork sammies, lentil burgers. Drink: 2021 - 2024 18511 14.8% D 750 mL $35.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

R. López de Heredia Viña Cubillo Crianza 2012, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: From R. López de Heredia, Viña Cubillo Crianza 2012 is a mature and full-bodied red wine blend of 65% Grenache and 35% Mazuelo, Graciano and other local grapes. Look for earthy florals, truffles, sweet dried tobacco leaf, dried fruit, dark plum, nutty and chocolate flavours on this unfiltered, dry and plushy red from the Rioja wine region. Fantastic value here. Crianza food pairings: lamb roast, grilled rib steak, pork tenderloin, veal cutlets. Drink: 2021 - 2025 692780 12.5% XD 750 mL $30.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Trapiche Pure Black Malbec 2019, Mendoza, Argentina: A lip-smacking, delicious Argentine red wine made from the country's most iconic red grape Malbec. This wine is 100% unoaked, so the fleshy black plum and fruit character shows through. It's full-bodied and ultra-smooth. Great value for this price. Pair with a pepper steak. Drink: 2020 - 2023 462861 14% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosés

Famille Perrin Réserve Rosé 2020, Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.C., France: From a world renown producer, Famille Perrin Reserve 2020 rosé is a dry, medium-bodied, rosé blend of Cinsault, Grenache, Mourvèdre and Syrah sourced from the Grand Prébois vineyard in the Côtes Du Rhône wine region. Excellent value under $16, this is a modern-style rosé with bright and zesty flavours of red cherry, raspberry, pink florals, soft ginger spice and garrigue herbs. Elegant and well-balanced. Pour with grilled chicken or seafood dishes. Rosé food pairings: salads, fruit, raw veggies and dip, sushi. Drink: 2021 - 2023 719062 13% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Maturana Rosado Syrah Rosé 2020, Colchagua Valley D.O., Chile: Maturana 2020 is a medium-plus-bodied Chilean Syrah Rosé from the Colchagua Valley wine region. José Ignacio Maturana has 2,000 plants in the backyard of his home in San Fernando and produced a brilliant dark pink rosé vibrant on the palate with juicy layers of red berry, cherry, citrus zest, pepper spice and fine dried herbs flavours on the palate. Chill slightly and enjoy on its own or pour with lamb kebabs from the grill. Syrah Rosé food pairings: grilled sausages, antipasto, charcuterie and cheese, lamb kebabs. Drink: 2021 - 2022 19548 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Santa Margherita Stilrose 2019, Garda Classico Chiaretto, Lombardy D.O.C, Italy: From the Lombardy wine region, Santa Margherita Stilrose 2019 is a vibrant and fresh medium-bodied Italian rosé produced from mostly Groppello, Barbera, Sangiovese and Marzemino wine grapes near Lake Garda. This an excellent aperitif wine to served chilled with seafood hors d’oeuvres or charcuterie. Chill, enjoy and keep the food pairing simple to match the rosé's subtle, off-dry and fresh ripe red berry, strawberry, soft orange zest, fine herb flavours. Stilrose food pairings: pasta Primavera, grilled salmon, prawns, grilled radicchio topped with a raspberry and blood orange vinaigrette. Drink: 2021 - 2023 659565 12.5% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tessellae Rosé 2020, Côtes Catalanes, Roussillon I.G.P., France: Produced by Domaine Lafage, Tessellae 2020 is a great value, light-bodied, fragrant rosé from the Côtes Catalanes, Roussillon wine region with ripe strawberries, stone fruit. dried herb and soft citrus aromas on the nose with same on the palate with a vibrant, juicy finish. Produced from Mourvèdre and Grenache Gris, chill and enjoy with grilled shrimp or seafood and veggie canapes. Domaine Lafage have been tending vines and making wine since 1798. Rosé food pairings: grilled sausages, antipasto, charcuterie and cheese. Drink: 2021 - 2022 450817 12.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 87/100. May 2021. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Raumland Cuvée Marie-Luise Brut Sparkling 2013, Rheinhessen, Germany: From the Rheinhessen wine region, Raumland Marie-Luise 2013 is a traditional method, sparkling Pinot Noir, creamy and toasty on the palate with baked croissant, ripe apple, red berry, hazelnut and lemon-lime zest flavours balanced with laser acidity and finishing long and smoky. Really nice! Sparkling food pairings: grilled pork sausages, lox and creamy cheeses, quiches, flatbreads, sushi. Drink: 2021 - 2022 19336 12% D 750 mL $69.95 Score: 95/100. May 2021. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Aria Sparkling Rosé, Ontario, V.Q.A., Canada: Such a pretty lightly sparkling rose! Aromas of field strawberries. Pair with seafood. Drink: 2020 - 2020 14981 11.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Celene Bordeaux Améthyste Blanc de Noirs Brut Crémant de Bordeaux, Bordeaux A.C., France: Celene Bordeaux Améthyste is a creamy Blanc De Noirs Crémant De Bordeaux made in the traditional method showing ripe apple, pear, lemon curd and nutty flavours on a playful mousse. So good now. Chill and Enjoy. Blanc De Noirs Brut Crémant De Bordeaux food pairings: salads, creamy cheeses, grilled chicken, onion tarte, quiches. Drink: 2021 - 2022 19031 14.5% M 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ka Tahi Hawke's Bay Cuvée Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand: From Hawke's Bay, North Island, Ka Tahi 2019 is a bright and fragrant bubbly with ripe passionfruit, red apple, fine herbs and lemon-grassy notes mouth-watering on the palate with a vibrant mousse. Don't overthink it, just chill and enjoy. Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: spring greens topped with goat cheese, pasta Primavera, lox and cream cheese on baguette. Drink: 2021 - 2023 18327 13% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Taittinger Prestige Non-Vintage Brut Rosé, A.C. Champagne, France: A lovely pink bubbly with aromas of ripe raspberries and strawberries. A toasty finish makes this wine refreshing and satisfying. This rose Champagne is a blend of 70% Pinot Noir and 30% Chardonnay. Perfect for a Valentine's Day toast and dinner. Non-Vintage Brut Rosé food pairings: salmon, paté, chicken, pork, shellfish. Drink: 2021 - 2023 25901 12% D 750 mL $79.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

LeftField Gisborne Albariño 2019, Gisborne, North Island, New Zealand: I love Albariño and I love this 100% Albariño from Gisborne, North Island, New Zealand. Leftfield 2019 is rich and weighty with ripe peach, lemon curd, fine herb fresh and so zesty on the palate. Chill and enjoy now with seafood. Albariño food pairings: seafood shepherd's pie, grilled oysters, salads topped with fresh steamed shrimp. Drink: 2021 - 2022 17551 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Chablisienne Chablis 2018, Burgundy A.C., France: La Chablisienne is a classic Grande Cuvee Premier Cru from the Chablis. Always so good with its mesmerizing acidity, bone-dry green apple crunch and briny mineral flavours on the palate. Worth every penny. Drink over the next 10 years. Chill and enjoy with Kusshi and Barstool oysters on the half shell. Produced since 1923, the Chardonnay vines for this wine were planted in clay and limestone soils from the Kimmeridgian geological period on both banks of the River Serein. Chablis food pairings: oysters on the half shell, steamed mussels in their own juice, oysters Rockefeller. Drink: 2021 - 2025 685222 13% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ohh! Poitou Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Haut-Poitou, Loire A.P., France: Produced by Lacheteau Ohh! Poitou 2019 Sauvignon Blanc is dry, medium-bodied with aromas of white floral, tropical fruit, leafy and citrus flavours on the palate. This is a vibrant, lean, well-priced Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire. Chill and pour with fish and seafood dishes or herbed goat cheese on baguette. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: grilled shellfish, smoked fish, green salads topped with warm baby beets and goat cheese. Drink: 2021 - 2022 635854 12.8% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Marco Felluga Maralba Collio Ribolla Gialla 2019, Collio, Friuli D.O.C., Italy: From the Collio, Friuli wine region, Marco Felluga Maralba 2019 is produced from 100% Ribolla Gialla grown on marl and sandstone soils. Fresh and fragrant on the nose with ripe melon, pineapple, magnolia, quince and citrus zest flavours finishing on an mineral note on the palate. Soft, fruity and creamy, the wine rested on its fine lees in stainless-steel tanks for six months. Chill and enjoy with smoked fish or freshly steamed shrimp. Ribolla Gialla food pairings: sushi, carpaccio, clam vongole. Drink: 2021 - 2023 19492 13% XD 750 mL $30.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hartford Court Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2018, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: From Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, Hartford court 2018 Chardonnay is a barrel-fermented, dry, creamy and full-bodied 100% Chard with layers of ripe peach, pear, baking spice, lemon curd, vanilla and toasty oak spice on the palate. Chill and enjoy with roast chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: pork roast with spiced applesauce, seafood chowder, fish tacos, veal Porterhouse. Drink: 2021 - 2024 404277 14.5% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 94/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Michael David Chardonnay 2019, Lodi, California, United States: Michael David 2019 Chardonnay is pronounced with caramel, tropical and ripe stone fruit aromas on the nose. This Lodi Chard is full-bodied and mouth-filling with layers of fresh and ripe stone fruit and pineapple, caramel and vanilla flavours on the palate. A portion of the wine was barrel-fermented with the balance aged in stainless-steel tanks to maintain its fresh and vibrant fruit flavours. Chill and enjoy with farmers' pork chops from the grill. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled seafood, stuffed chicken, pulled pork. Drink: 2021 - 2023 396283 14.5% D 750 mL $26.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château des Charmes St. David's Bench Vineyard Chardonnay 2016, St. David's Bench, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Château des Charmes St. David's Bench Vineyard 2016 Chardonnay is a dry, medium-bodied Burgundy-style Chardonnay with vibrant acidity for food. This is a beauty for roast chicken or turkey with its green apple, ripe pear, vanilla, butterscotch and toasty oak flavours creamy on the palate. This Chardonnay is barrel fermented and aged sur lie for one year. Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, turkey tetrazzini, roast lemon duck. Drink: 2021 - 2023 430991 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 87/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Hunting Lodge Expressions Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: The Hunting Lodge Expression 2019 Sauvignon Blanc is a juicy Marlborough SB with passionfruit, fine herbs, lime peel subtle on the nose and vibrant on the palate. At its best now to 2022. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: salads, quiches, flatbreads and herbed goat cheese. Drink: 2021 - 2022 17667 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 93/100. May 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Forrest Wines The Doctors' Riesling 2019, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: From Forrest Wines, The Doctors' 2019 Riesling is produced from sustainably-grown wine grapes from Marlborough, South Island. Low in alcohol at 9% abv means you can have a glass or two of this delicious off-dry Riesling with lime zest, orange blossom and chalky, briny mineral flavours that linger on the palate. Drink or hold. Riesling food pairings: mild curries, pad Thai, grilled pork sausages, BBQ pork chops. Drink: 2021 - 2027 12321 9.1% MS 750 mL $19.95 Score: 93/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bianco di Morgante 2019, Sicily, Italy: From Morgante, Bianco di Morgante 2019 is produced from 100% Nero d'Avola but vinified as a white wine. Look for ripe stone fruit, white florals and pink grapefruit flavours finishing on a briny note on this beautifully balanced white wine from Sicily. Food pairings: grilled fish, shellfish, salads, crab cakes. Drink: 2021 - 2023 17701 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. May 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Te Awanga Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand: Te Awanga Estate 2019 Sauvignon Blanc is produced from grapes sourced from Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand. Vibrant with fresh white nectarine and elegant with fine herb, lemon-lime peel balanced with mouth-watering acidity on the palate. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: fish tacos, herbed goat cheese on baguette, asparagus and sweet onion galette. Drink: 2021 - 2022 17553 12.5% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 93/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Louis Vavasour Awatere River Sauvignon Blanc 2020, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Louis Vavasour Awatere River 2020 is a vegan-friendly, sustainably-grown Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, South Island. Well-crafted with bright gooseberry, grassy, herbaceous and clean mineral flavours vibrant on the palate. Chill and pour with a roasted asparagus and artichoke galette and fine herbed quiches. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: grilled fish, shellfish, salads, fish tacos. Drink: 2021 - 2022 492272 12.9% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Muddy Water Skin Ferment 2019, Waipara, South Island, New Zealand: Muddy Water 2019 is a skin ferment New Zealand orange wine. Produced from a blend of Gewurztraminer, Riesling, Saint Laurent and Gruner Vetliner wine grapes, look for soft orange, baking spice, dried citrus, fine herb and floral flavours finishing with a chalky minerality and chewy tannins. A very different and interesting wine. Chill, drink or hold. Skin Ferment food pairings: salads, quiches, flatbreads. Drink: 2021 - 2028 17825 12.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 93/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tesch Karthäuser Riesling Trocken 2018, Nahe Qualitätswein, Germany: Tesch Karthäuser 2018 Riesling is a dry, floral and fine herb Nahe Qualitätswein. Love the mild petrol, fine herb, lime zest, white pepper and ripe yellow apple flavours on this mouth-watering Riesling. Give it a year in cellar and pour in 2022 with grilled pork chops or tenderloin en croute. Riesling Trocken food pairings: veal chops, grilled chicken breasts Dijonnaise, seafood chowder, fish tacos. Drink: 2022 - 2030 18238 13% D 750 mL $34.95 Score: 94/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Soho Ziggy Pinot Gris 2020, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Soho Ziggy 2020 is a vegan-friendly Pinot Gris from Marlborough, South Island. Look for fresh rock melon, pear, apple and honeyed floral flavours supple on the palate balanced with fresh acidity. Chill and enjoy now. Pinot Gris food pairings: grilled pork tenderloin, veal cutlets, grilled chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2022 536169 13.7% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 93/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Riverview Cellars Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A crisp, fresh Niagara Sauvignon Blanc with aromas of lime citrus and melon. Pair with seafood. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: grilled lake fish, veggie kebabs. Drink: 2020 - 2022 351494 12% XD 750 mL $17.15 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lake Sonoma Chardonnay 2018, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: Lake Sonoma 2018 Chardonnay from Russian River Valley is a classic cool climate and full-bodied Cali Chard with ripe tropical fruit, stone fruit, toffee, soft orange zest, with spicy, toasty and smoky vanilla flavours finishing long and creamy on the palate. Chardonnay food pairings: fried chicken, roast duck, Hawaiian pizza. Drink: 2021 - 2023 541557 14.5% XD 750 mL $26.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Türk Ried Obere Kremser Sandgrube Reserve Grüner Veltliner 2017, Kremstal D.A.C., Austria: From the Kremstal wine region, Türk Ried Obere Kremser Sandgrube 2017 Grüner Veltliner is a dry, medium-bodied and concentrated Gruner, so zesty with bright pear, pepper, fine herb, anise and umami flavours finishing savoury and long on the palate. Pour with grilled chicken, quiche and egg dishes. Grüner Veltliner food pairings: grilled salmon steaks in white miso marinade, herbed quiches, scallop ceviche. Drink: 2022 - 2024 12465 13% D 750 mL $34.95 Score: 93/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Flowers Chardonnay 2017, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, California, United States: A buttery, medium-plus-bodied California Chardonnay from the Sonoma Coast with ripe pear, apple butter, tropical fruit and apple pie spice flavours with a soft lemon curd finish creamy and mouth filling on the palate. The Flowers family was among the first vineyards planted at the edge of the Sonoma Coast in 1991, just three kilometres from the Pacific Ocean. The Chardonnay is fermented as well as matured in French oak barrels. Enjoy now and for the next five years. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled pork chops, stuffed chicken breast, cheese. Drink: 2020 - 2023 215210 13.5% XD 750 mL $59.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Santa Margherita Impronta del Fondatore Pinot Grigio 2018, Alto Adige, Trentino D.O.C, Italy: Santa Margherita is a medium-bodied clean, crisp and zesty Pinot Grigio. Pale lemon-green in the glass, this is a fuller style Pinot Grigio with ripe pear, dusty dried fine herbs and lemon-lime zesty flavours on the palate. Great acidity for food. Pinot Grigio food pairings: pasta in a garlic sauce, avocado and papaya salad, vegetable tempura. Drink: 2019 - 2022 231258 13.5% D 750 mL $28.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Trefethen Family Vineyards Chardonnay 2018, Oak Knoll District, Napa Valley, California, United States: From the Oak Knoll District, Napa Valley, California Trefethen Estate 2018 is a lip-smacking and zesty Old World style 100% Chardonnay with ripe golden apple, butterscotchy, creamy vanilla, baking spice and lemon tart flavours all balanced with food-friendly acidity. The Chardonnay grapes are sustainably grown and are from the Trefethen Estate. Chardonnay food pairings: scallops with a sesame ginger dressing, spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, pan-fried cod with lemon butter sauce, toasted ravioli served with Alfredo sauce. Drink: 2020 - 2022 95760 13% XD 750 mL $48.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Casa Silva Cool Coast Sauvignon Blanc 2020, Colchagua Valley, Chile: Casa Silva Cool Coast 2020 Sauvignon Blanc is grassy good with grapefruit, lime zest and mouth-watering acidity. Casa Silva's vineyards in Paredones are six kilometres from the sea cooled by brisk ocean breezes and the vines are grown on granitic-clay soils. Chill and enjoy with salads or quiches Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: fresh oysters, chicken and sage skewers, fresh tomato and basil salad, pan-fried freshwater fish. Drink: 2021 - 2022 419812 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. May 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Joseph Drouhin Bourgogne Chardonnay 2019, Burgundy A.C., France: From Joseph Drouhin, the 2019 Chardonnay is fragrant with honeyed apple, pear, melon, toasty oak and spicy vanilla flavours finishing lemon zesty and on a mineral note, Round, rich, vibrant and creamy on the palate, enjoy this elegant Chard with roast chicken. Grapes are sourced from select sites in Burgundy. Joseph Drouhin Chardonnay is produced by Véronique Drouhin-Boss, who also oversees Drouhin's Oregon project. Chardonnay food pairings: seared scallops, sashimi and sushi, bouillabaisse. Drink: 2021 - 2024 512582 13% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Decoy Chardonnay 2018, Sonoma County, California, United States: Decoy 2018 Chardonnay is produced by the Duckhorn Wine Company. A cool-climate, full-bodied Chard with a popular following, this Cali Chard is rich with tropical fruit, brioche, butterscotch and creamy vanilla flavours that linger on the palate. Chill and enjoy with lobster bisque. Chardonnay food pairings: roast turkey, goat cheese and fresh greens salad, pan-fried scallops. Drink: 2021 - 2023 311555 13.5% D 750 mL $34.95 Score: 90/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Moncontour Demi-Sec Vouvray 2019, Loire A.C., France: From Château Moncontour 2019 is medium-bodied, off-dry Vouvray with brilliant acidity and so the wine seems drier and more savoury on the palate. Produced from the Loire's most loved Chenin Blanc grape with flavours of ripe yellow apple, peach, pear, mango, honey and apple pie spice finishing on a chalky mineral note. Drink or hold. Vouvray food pairings: roast chicken, fresh seafood, onion tarte. Drink: 2021 - 2023 16709 11.5% M 750 mL $20.95 Score: 89/100. May 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tawse Limestone Ridge North Estate Bottled Riesling 2017, Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Intense with fresh, bright red apple, petrol, mineral and smoky aromas on the nose. Quite different on the palate. Off-dry with bright lime citrus, ripe red apple, stone-fruit, liquid lemon and flinty mineral flavours with a mouth-watering finish. Lovely and complex. Riesling food pairings: roast chicken, shrimp tempura, grilled salmon. Drink: 2020 - 2024 431593 10% M 750 mL $21.95 Score: 92/100. May 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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