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Fontanafredda Eremo 2016, Langhe, Piedmont D.O.C., Italy: Fontanafredda's Eremo 2016 is a full-bodied smoky, earthy with bright red cherry, leather and sweet tobacco leaf flavours on the palate. Great acidity for food on this well-priced 60% Barbera and 40% Nebbiolo red wine blend from the Langhe region in Piedmont. Decant 1-2 hours prior to pouring with grilled game meats. Enjoy now and pair it with game meats. Food pairings: herbed steaks, Portobello mushroom, chili, soup, lamb chops. Drink: 2019 - 2025 454041 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cambria Julia's Vineyard Pinot Noir 2017, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara County, California, United States: Cambria Julia's Vineyard 2017 Pinot Noir is dry, medium-bodied with aromas of dark cherry, sous bois and wild herbs on the nose. Smooth and elegant with good acidity to match a mouthful of dark cherry, red berry, garrigue herbs, vanilla and spicy flavours on the palate. Aged in French oak barrels, 30% new and 70% neutral. Pour with roast duck. Pinot Noir food pairings: roast pork, grilled veal Porterhouse, roast Cornish game hens. Drink: 2021 - 2025 980482 14.5% D 750 mL $34.95 Score: 93/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Castelforte Amarone Della Valpolicella 2015, Veneto D.O.C.G., Italy: From the Veneto wine region, Castelforte is an Amarone Della Valpolicella with liquid blueberry, dark plum, red berry, cherry fruit, dried fig flavours, sweet and spicy on the finish. Pair with firm cheeses or dark chocolate. Amarone Della Valpolicella food pairings: chicken piccata, veal parmesan, vegetarian pizza. Drink: 2020 - 2024 496414 15% D 750 mL $32.95 Score: 91/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gérard Bertrand Fitou Grenache Carignan 2018, Fitou, Midi A.P., France: Rich, spicy and full-bodied with ripe plum, cherry and anise flavours on the palate. The vineyard for this Fitou wine lies between the mountains of Corbières and the lakes and beaches along the Mediterranean coastline in southern France and the Grenache-based and Carignan robust red is a full expression of this terroir. Grenache Carignan food pairings: grilled pork chops, rack of BBQ ribs, veal Porterhouse, grilled lamb, lentil dishes. Drink: 2020 - 2025 403683 13.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 91/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

L.A. Cetto Winery Petite Sirah 2017, Guadalupe Valley, Baja California, Mexico: A robust red at a great price point with ripe black plum, black currant, meat and cedar spice wrapped up in smoke. The Baja California winery was established in Mexico in 1975. The Petit Sirah (Durif) is a cross between Syrah and Peloursin. Durif gives the wine a deep, often opaque, ruby bordering on purple colour. Pair with BBQ ribs, burgers and chicken. Petite Sirah food pairings: lamb cutlets, hamburgers, espresso and cocoa-rubbed flank steak, black bean soup, cheese. Drink: 2020 - 2023 983742 14% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 86/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Terra d'Aligi Tatone Montepulciano D'abruzzo 2016, Abruzzo D.O.C., Italy: A beautiful Montepulciano D'abruzzo vibrant with grippy tannins. Full-bodied and earthy with layers of ripe red berry, dark berry fruit, dark chocolate flavours with a lingering smoky and spicy finish. The wine was aged 24 months in Slavonian oak barrels. The wine was first produced in 1997, by Carlo and Adriano Spinelli. Tatone is the local word for "grandfather," and the name given to the wine because it reflected the strength and authority of their grandfather. Pair with bison burgers. Montepulciano D'abruzzo food pairings: pasta with Bolognese sauce, rabbit stew, roast chicken with olives. Drink: 2020 - 2024 994616 14% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 87/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Coto de Imaz Reserva 2015, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: From the Rioja Alevesa, a mouth-filling, full-bodied Tempranillo with dark plum, dark berry, savoury herb and well-integrated oak spice flavours from American oak ageing. Good acidity for food. Tannins are rich. Pour with lamb kebabs. Food pairings: rack of lamb, pork roast, veal Porterhouse. Drink: 2017 - 2024 472928 13.5% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 91/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Caymus Zinfandel 2018, Napa Valley, California, United States: A big and bold Zinfandel from Napa Valley, California with ripe plum jam, savoury herbs, smoky, spicy and juicy on the palate. Zinfandel food pairings: venison stew, venison sausage and wild mushroom sauce, spicy spatchcock partridge. Drink: 2020 - 2025 718759 14% D 750 mL $59.95 Score: 91/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Antinori Pian delle Vigne Brunello Di Montalcino 2015, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: A beautifully balanced and concentrated Brunello di Montalcino from the Tuscany wine region, fragrant with violets, black cherry, sweet dried tobacco leaf and spicy on the nose. Silky on the palate with ripe red berry, black fruit, savoury herb and spicy finishing with vibrant acidity. Needs a little more time in cellar to develop. Try in 2024. Brunello Di Montalcino food pairings: grilled steak, roast leg of lamb, hard cheese, veal piccata. Drink: 2024 - 2032 651141 14% D 750 mL $77.95 Score: 92/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Baron Philippe de Rothschild Mapu Reserva Carmenere 2019, Maule Valley, Chile: From the Maule Valley, Mapu Reserva 2019 Carmenère is fragrant with pink florals, earthy and dark berry aromas on the nose; dry, full-bodied with juicy dark berry, cherry, bell pepper, fine herbs and finishing spicy on the palate. Tannins are fine and velvety. Pour with grilled meats. Reserva Carmenere food pairings: burgers, ribs, roast turkey, meatloaf. Drink: 2021 - 2023 19242 13% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 89/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Marcelo Pelleriti Winemaker Series Malbec 2018, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina: Marcelo Pellerito 2018 Malbec is fresh on the nose with pink roses, cherry, raspberry, red plum and white pepper aromas. On the palate, the wine is dry, vibrant with plum, blueberry, red berry, cinnamon, toffee, vanilla and subtle spicy flavours with a velvety finish. Pour with a mixed grill. Malbec food pairings: Porchetta, pork tenderloin, lamb cutlets, hamburgers. Drink: 2021 - 2022 17456 14% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 91/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Collin Bourisset Les Vignes Vial Fleurie 2018, Fleurie, Beaujolais A.P., France: From the Fleurie, Beaujolais wine region, Collin Bourisset Les Vignes Vial 2018 Gamay is perfumed with violets and pink florals (as the wine region name suggests). On the palate, the wine is dry, medium-bodied and fruity with ripe red berry, blueberry, pepper spice flavours silky and supple on the palate. Pour with roast chicken. Food pairings: roast chicken, duck confit, gourmet burgers with all the trimmings. Drink: 2021 - 2024 18586 13% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 90/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

E. Guigal Crozes-Hermitage 2018, Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône A.C., France: E. Guigal 2018 is a rich, full-bodied and plushy 100% Syrah from the Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône wine region. Vines are raised in limestone clay, silt and sandy gravelly soils and average 30 years of age. Ripe on the nose with bright red berry and spicy toasty oak aromas, this is a beautifully crafted red with dark cherry, black currant, licorice, baking spice and smoky vanilla flavours on the palate. Tannins are currently firm and grippy and the wine is a good cellaring candidate. Matured 36 months in French oak barrels (50% new). Drink or hold. Food pairings: roast rack of lamb, prime rib roast, roast duck. Drink: 2021 - 2026 704908 13% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 93/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Errázuriz Max Pinot Noir 2019, Aconcagua, Aconcagua Costa D.O., Chile: Errázuriz Max 2019 Pinot Noir is the Special 150th Anniversary Edition of this fresh, spicy and zesty PN. Fragrant with bright cherry and rose petal aromas; dry, medium-plus-bodied, elegant with bright cherry, anise, baking spice flavours and earthy undertones. Produced from vines grown in loamy, clay, slate and schist soils. Aged 11 months in French oak barrels (15% new). Drink or hold. Pour with grilled lamb kebabs. Pinot Noir food pairings: lamb kebabs, veal cutlets, roast turkey. Drink: 2021 - 2023 19244 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 93/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lady Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Columbia Valley, Washington, United States: Lady Hill 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon is a bright, medium-plus-bodied Cab from the Columbia Valley, Washington wine region. Look for dark cherry, cigar box, dark chocolate and spicy flavours on the palate. Pour with burgers and ribs. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: prime rib steak, roast lamb, steak and kidney pie, game terrine. Drink: 2021 - 2025 20752 14.5% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 89/100. June 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Larroque 2016, Bordeaux A.C., France: Château Larroque 2016 is rich and supple on the palate with equal amounts of sustainably-grown Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Spicy on the nose with ripe dark plum and cassis; dry, full-bodied and juicy with ripe red berry, plum, blackberry, savoury herb and vanilla flavours finishing spicy, smoky and long with food-friendly acidity. Tannins are fine. This vintage was awarded Gold at the 2019 Concours International de Lyon. Food pairings: prime rib steak, roast lamb, oyster and kidney pie, game terrine. Drink: 2021 - 2024 92536 13.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Willamette Valley Vineyards Whole Cluster Pinot Noir 2019, Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States: From Willamette Valley Vineyards, Whole Cluster 2019 Pinot Noir is fresh and vibrant with black cherry, raspberry, blackberry, chocolate, cinnamon and clove spice supple, velvety and finishing long on the palate. Beautifully-balanced with food-friendly acidity and just what you are looking for in a comfy PN. Chill slightly and enjoy on its own or pour with mushroom burgers from the grill. Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled lamb chops, roast chicken, mushroom and leek risotto. Drink: 2021 - 2023 17687 14% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 90/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Merf Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Columbia Valley, Washington, United States: From the Columbia Valley, Washington wine region, Merf 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon is a full-bodied and savoury Cab with black olive, blackberry, cassis, baking spice, savoury herbs, olives and smoky vanilla flavours finishing long on the palate. Merf is a new project of Chateau St. Michelle's and winemaker David Merfeld. Pour with burgers and ribs from the grill. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: pepper steak, roast pork, lentil and wild mushroom stew. Drink: 2021 - 2024 633362 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Braccesca Bramasole Syrah 2017, Cortona, Tuscany D.O.C., Italy: From Cortona in the Tuscany wine region, La Braccesca Bramasole 2017 Syrah is dry, medium-plus-bodied with lush layers of ripe cherry, dark berry, baking spice and licorice flavours finishing long with polished tannins. A beautiful wine produced by Antinori. Pour with a rosemary and garlic rubbed lamb roast. Syrah food pairings: meaty lasagne, sausage cassoulet, roast rabbit. Drink: 2021 - 2022 12741 13% XD 750 mL $66.95 Score: 93/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

William Hill North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, North Coast, California, United States: William Hill North Coast 2018 is an excellent value Cab from California's north and central coast. A smattering of Merlot has been added to the wine to round out this easy going and fruity, full-bodied red with ripe blackberry, dark cherry, mint and mochanilla flavours. Grapes are sourced from the Lake, Mendocino and Sonoma Counties. Pour with steaks from the grill. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: pizza with meat, pork tenderloin, rare beef steaks, roast duck. Drink: 2021 - 2026 453647 14.5% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 92/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

I Balzi Rosso 2018, Veneto I.G.T., Italy: From the Veneto wine region, I Balzi 2018 is a rich and flavoursome Corvina and Merlot red wine blend with ripe dark and red fruit, chocolate notes and pepper spice flavours on the palate. A perfect BBQ wine to pair with ribs and chicken from the grill. Produced by the Verga family who founded the winery in 1895. Natale Verga is the fourth generation to manage the winery, working with his father Giancarlo and sisters Laura and Cristina. Rosso food pairings: roast chicken, duck confit, veal terrine with olives and pistachio nut, rabbit fricassee. Drink: 2021 - 2025 477075 14% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaines André Aubert Visan Côtes du Rhône-Villages 2018, Côtes Du Rhône-Villages, Rhône A.C., France: Domaines André Aubert Visan 2018 is a lush and full-bodied Côtes Du Rhône Villages produced from Grenache and Syrah wine grapes. Dry and concentrated on the palate with ripe dark cherry, red berry, pepper spice and flinty mineral flavours with just a touch of smoke on this flavoursome red from the south of France. Enjoy with tourtière. Food pairings: meat lover's pizza, vegetarian lasagna, veal cutlets in rich tomato and wine sauce. Drink: 2021 - 2025 224915 13.5% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Emiliana Vigno Vignadores de Carignan 2017, Maule Valley D.O., Chile: From the Maule Valley wine region, Emiliana 2017 is a vegan-friendly vibrant red produced from sustainably-grown, old vine Carignan grapes and excellent value under $20. Vigno is short for Vignadores de Carignan, a new collaborative project to promote old vine Carignan wines from Maule. This wine is a stylish Carignan, fresh and smooth, medium-bodied with firm supple tannins. Lots of fresh red berry fruit, spice balanced with refreshing acidity. Drink or hold. Carignan food pairings: burgers, ribs, hard cheeses. Drink: 2021 - 2023 19247 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Paxton MV Shiraz 2019, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: Paxton MV 2019 Shiraz is fleshy, full-bodied, fruity and just great value under $20. The MV label refers to two facts that the grapes are sourced from multiple vineyards in the McLaren Vale. Paxton has been family-owned since its founding in 1979. Lots of ripe dark fruit, vibrant red cherry and pepper spice flavours on this earthy and juicy red with firm tannins. Decant one hour prior to pouring with steaks and burgers from the grill. Shiraz food pairings: slow-cooked beef ragú, mutton with mint and coriander, espresso and cocoa-rubbed flank steak, black bean soup. Drink: 2021 - 2024 327403 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Christina The Heritage Collection Shiraz 2017, Robertson W.O., South Africa: From the Robertson wine region, Christina The Heritage Collection 2017 Shiraz is a well-crafted red wine with grapes sourced from the Van Loveren Vineyards. Look for ripe dark fruit, cherry, wild herbs, meaty and spicy flavours smooth and supple on the palate. This full-bodied Shiraz was aged 14 months in oak barrel (30% new). Tannins are polished. Shiraz food pairings: roast leg of lamb, veal tenderloin, roast duck. Drink: 2021 - 2024 18752 14% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 90/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Torres Salmos 2017, Priorat D.O.C.A., Spain: Torres Salmos 2017 is a lush and full-bodied red wine blend of 40% Carignan, 40% Grenache and 20% Syrah produced by Miguel Torres. The grapes for Salmos are planted on slopes of shale called "licorella stone." The name of "Salmos" is in honour of the monks of La Cartuja who first planted the vines in the Priorat region. This is a fragrant, spicy wine with earthy violets, dark berry and licorice aromas. Dry, full-bodied, rich and concentrated on the palate with ripe dark berry, cherry, anise, earthy and smoky flavours on the palate. Tannins are structured and firm. Good now, but better in a couple of years as it marries and mellows. Try in 2023 with a grilled Tomahawk steak. Food pairings: rabbit fricassee over tagliatelle, steak and kidney pie, roast chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2030 450734 14.5% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 94/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Guillou 2016, Montagne-Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux A.C., France: From the Montagne-Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux wine region, Château Guillou 2016 is an excellent-value red Bordeaux blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc under $24. From winemaker and proprietor, Jean-Bernard Saby & Fils, Château Guillou is medium-bodied, rich and elegant with black currant, savoury herb, sous bois cedar and pepper spice flavours on the palate. Tannins are firm. Decant one hour prior to pouring with a well-marbled prime rib. Food pairings: pepper steak, meat fondue, veal liver and onions. Drink: 2021 - 2024 140483 13.5% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 89/100. June 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Quinta do Covão Touriga Nacional 2016, Dão D.O.C., Portugal: Quinta do Covão Reserva 2016 Touriga Nacional is from the Dão wine region. Fragrant and enticing with ripe dark cherry, berry, spicy and smoky aromas; dry, medium-plus-bodied with bright dark cherry fruit, black currant, savoury herb, spicy and smoky vanilla flavours on the palate. Tannins are rich and firm. Aged 12 months in new oak barrels. Decant one hour prior to pouring with a game roast. Touriga Nacional food pairings: tourtière, bison burgers, grilled game sausages. Drink: 2021 - 2024 18410 14.5% XD 750 mL $33.95 Score: 91/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Baron Philippe de Rothschild Mouton Cadet Réserve Médoc 2016, Médoc, Bordeaux A.C., France: Baron Philippe de Rothschild Mouton Cadet Reserve 2016 is an easy-to-love Merlot-driven red blend with some Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc added to the mix. Fresh and rich with ripe dark plum, raspberry, blackberry, baking and toasty oak spice flavours with a lengthy finish. A steak and potatoes wine. Pour with a grilled skirt steak and Portobello mushrooms. Food pairings: roast pork, lamb chops, roast chicken, sausage cassoulet. Drink: 2021 - 2025 18578 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kanonkop Kadette Pinotage 2018, Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa: From the Stellenbosch wine region, Kanonkop Kadette 2018 Pinotage is a commercial style red (450,000 bottles made) beautifully balanced with rich crushed raspberry, dark berry, chocolate and a kiss of vanilla on the palate. Tannins are smooth and supple. Nicely done. Very approachable now. Pour with a mixed grill. Pinotage food pairings: roast pork, lamb kebabs, roast goose. Drink: 2021 - 2024 630756 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Matanzas Creek Alexander Valley Merlot 2016, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: From Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, Matanzas Creek 2016 Merlot contains a splash of Cabernet Sauvignon and is produced from sustainably-grown wine grapes. Aged in French oak barrels for 18 months, the wine is a dry, full-bodied Cab with blackberry, sweet dried tobacco leaf, dark chocolate, savoury herbs, cedar and baking spice flavours on the palate. Lovely now but can easily hold to 2024. Pour with gourmet burgers from the grill. Merlot food pairings: burger and ribs, grilled steaks and sausages. Drink: 2021 - 2024 932806 14.1% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 91/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Quinta Vale de Fornos Reserva Touriga Nacional 2015, Tejo D.O.C., Portugal: Quinta Vale De Fornos Reserva 2015 is produced from 100% Touriga Nacional from the Tejo wine region. Rich on the nose with ripe dark fruit and earthy florals, on the palate the wine is plushy, dry and full-bodied with ripe dark fruit, savoury herb, white pepper finishing long and velvety. Aged in new French oak barrels for 12 months. Pour with game dishes. Touriga Nacional food pairings: roast pork, veal cutlets, roast duck, lentil and chicken stew. Drink: 2021 - 2025 18686 15% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 91/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

BenMarco Cabernet Sauvignon 2019, Los Árboles, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina: Benmarco 2019 is a classic Argentinean Cabernet Sauvignon from Los Árboles in the Uco Valley. Great value under $20. Dry, medium-bodied, fresh with bright dark plum, blackberry, cassis, savoury herb and dark spice flavours with great acidity for food on the palate. Bottled unfined and unfiltered. Tannins are firm. Pair with grilled lamb chops. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: pepper steak, beef empanadas, chicken cacciatore, venison burgers, hard cheese. Drink: 2021 - 2025 232637 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 93/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pintas Character Red 2017, Douro D.O.C., Portugal: From the Douro wine region, Pintas Character 2017, had a lot of character with a blend of more than 30 different grapes that lead with the local red wine grapes of Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz and Touriga Nacional. Produced by Wine & Soul, this is a dry, medium-bodied red with layers of dark cherry, plum, black currant, citrus zest, licorice and baking spice flavours on the palate. Tannins are dusty. Drink or hold. Decant one hour prior to pouring with goat ragu or grilled game sausages. Red food pairings: meaty stews, wild mushroom soup, veal Parmesan. Drink: 2021 - 2030 292599 14.5% XD 750 mL $49.95 Score: 93/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Anthony Joseph Vidal Reserve Pinot Noir 2017, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Anthony Joseph Vidal Reserve 2017 is a 100% Pinot Noir produced from sustainably-grown grapes from Marlborough, South Island. Vibrant and juicy on the palate with dark cherry, ripe raspberry, toasty oak spice and meaty flavours on the palate. Pour with a grilled sirloin steak. So good now. Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled lamb, Porchetta, roast chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2024 538900 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cantina del Nebbiolo Barolo 2015, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: Cantina del Nebbiolo 2015 Barolo is a great value %100 Nebbiolo with ripe red cherry, rose petals, leather, tar and baking spice flavours on the palate. Tannins are pleasantly grippy. Decant one hour prior to pouring with a roast pheasant or grilled game sausages. Barolo food pairings: rib roast, duck confit, roast Cornish game hens. Drink: 2021 - 2028 17678 14% XD 750 mL $35.95 Score: 91/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Louis Max Bourgogne Hautes-Côtes De Beaune 2017, Hautes-Côtes De Beaune, Burgundy A.C., France: From the Hautes-Côtes De Beaune, Burgundy wine region, Louis Max 2017 is produced from 100% PInot Noir. Brilliant and juicy on the palate with fresh cherry, red berry, vanilla and toasty oak spice flavours with excellent food-friendly acidity. Tannins are pleasantly grippy. Chill slightly and enjoy with a roast duck dinner. Food pairings: lamb chops, roast chicken, sausage cassoulet. Drink: 2021 - 2024 20076 13% XD 750 mL $28.95 Score: 89/100. June 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Barahonda Barrica Monastrell Syrah 2017, Yecla D.O., Spain: From the Yecla wine region, Barahonda Barrica 2017 is a robust and powerful Monastrell and Syrah red wine blend produced from vines over 45 years of age. Bold and fragrant on the nose with Blackberry, raspberry leaf, dark cherry, olives and wild herb aromas; plushy with ripe red plum, dark berry, cocoa and spicy flavours finishing savoury and long on the palate. Tannins are velvety. Enjoy with a meat-lover's pizza. Monastrell Syrah food pairings: rib steak, slow-braised beef ribs, venison stew. Drink: 2021 - 2024 378869 14.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Canonica a Cerreto Riserva Chianti Classico 2015, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Canonica A Cerreto Riserva 2015 Chianti Classico is dry, full-bodied, lush and vibrant with ripe cherry, blueberry, blue florals, smoky savoury herbs and spicy on the palate. Produced from mostly Sangiovese with some Cab Sauvignon and a splash of Merlot. Tannins are firm. Decant one hour prior to pouring with a meaty lasagne. Drink or hold. Riserva Chianti Classico food pairings: meat ravioli, beef stew, roast chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2026 275867 14% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Marques de La Concordia Alarde 2015, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Marques de La Concordia Alarde 2015 is a full-bodied Reserva with spicy plum, dark berry, sweet dried tobacco leaf and mocha flavours supple and silky on the palate. Excellent value under $18. Food pairings: roast pork, grilled sausages, meat-lover's pizza. Drink: 2021 - 2022 10548 13.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 90/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Saint-Sernin Malbec De Calcaire 2015, Cahors, Southwest A.C., France: From Cahors in the Southwest of France, Château Saint-Sernin 2015 Malbec De Calcaire is a great value Cahors that is bold, broody and savoury with ripe dark fruit, plum, dried herbs and dark spices finishing smooth and rounded on the palate. Enjoy with a venison or beef tenderloin. Malbec De Calcaire food pairings: grilled pork chops, veal Porterhouse, beef rouladen. Drink: 2021 - 2024 15773 13.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. June 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lapostolle Cuvée Alexandre Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Apalta, Colchagua Valley D.O., Chile: Lapostolle Alexandre 2018 is a dry, fruity and intense full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Syrah red wine blend produced from sustainably grown grapes. Complex and delicious with layers of blackcurrants, dark cherry, earthy violets, olive, minty and wet stone flavours finishing spicy on the palate. Well-balanced and delicious. Drink or hold. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: rare steak, beef braised in red wine. Drink: 2021 - 2026 947929 14.5% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 93/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

San Pedro Sideral 2018, Cachapoal Valley D.O., Chile: San Pedro Sideral 2018 is a rich and vibrant blend of 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Syrah and 4% Cabernet Franc. Generous and expressive on the palate with bright blackberry, earthy violets, dark plum, cassis, black pepper and toasty spice flavours finishing long and elegant with cassis.. Tannins are rich and chewy. Well-crafted! Drink or hold. Food pairings: bison burgers, roast duck, hard cheeses. Drink: 2021 - 2024 632927 14.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 95/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Durigutti Pie de Monte Finca Las Jarillas Malbec 2017, Gualtallary, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina: Produced by the Durigutti brothers, Durigutti Pie De Monte Finca Las Jarillas 2017 is a vibrant and savoury Malbec sourced from a low-yielding vineyard in Gualtallary. Look for blueberry, mulberry, olive and pepper spice flavours balanced with food friendly acidity. Tannins are fine. Pour with charcuterie, tapenade and hard cheeses. Drink or hold, but so good now. Malbec food pairings: rouladen, meat pies, veal chops. Drink: 2021 - 2026 18758 13.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 93/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Falernia Gran Reserva Carmenère 2017, Elquí Valley, Chile: Falernia Gran Reserva 2017 Carmenère is produced from grapes sourced in the Elquí Valley from vines that are 550 metres above sea level living in rocky, sandy soils. The climate is semi-arid with a dramatic contrasts between night and day temperatures. The wine is fermented in stainless steel tanks and undergoes a full malolactic fermentation prior to ageing in small American oak barrels for six months. A portion of the grapes are dried in appassimento style. Lovely on the nose with ripe blackberry, plum, cocoa aromas, medium-plus-bodied, dry and fruity on the palate with plum compote, cedar spice, dried fruit and cocoa flavours wrapped up in a bit of smoke. Drink or hold. Pour with rich meaty dishes. Carmenère food pairings: prime rib, juicy steak, game, rustic bread, turkey. Drink: 2021 - 2024 269175 15% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 91/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Espiritu de Chile Intrepido Reserva Merlot 2019, Curicó Valley, Chile: Espiritu De Chile Intrepido Reserva 2019 Merlot is a great value Chilean Merlot produced from sustainably-grown grapes. Look for ripe, fresh plum, olive, spices and smoky vanilla flavours on this medium-plus-bodied red with pleasantly chewy tannins. Pour with a roast of pork. Merlot food pairings: roast pork, beef kebabs, meat lover's pizza. Drink: 2021 - 2024 19241 13% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château la Gravière 2015, Côtes De Bourg, Bordeaux A.C., France: Produced by the agricultural land group GFA Rodet Recapet, Château La Gravière 2015 is a 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon red Bordeaux blend from the Côtes De Bourg wine region produced from sustainably-grown grapes. Rich and intense on the palate with layers of ripe black fruits, spiced red plum, cherry and toasty oak spice flavours on the palate. Aged in stainless-steel tanks and matured for one year in French oak barrels. Drink or hold. Food pairings: roast pork tenderloin, lamb chops, roast duck. Drink: 2021 - 2024 18579 13.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Penley Estate Phoenix Cabernet Sauvignon 2019, Coonawarra, South Australia, Australia: From the Coonawarra wine region, Penley Phoenix 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon is so aromatic with blueberry, blackberry, earthy and minty aromas. On the palate, this wine is medium-bodied with medium-acidity and a mouthful of dark plum, savoury herb, red cherry and black pepper flavours finishing on a mineral note. Tannins are structured. Pour with grilled meats. Drink or hold. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: prime rib roast, grilled game sausages, meaty stews, meat-lover's pizza. Drink: 2021 - 2038 639575 14.8% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 92/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Galerie Latro Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Knights Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: Galerie Latro 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon is a big, full-bodied 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from grapes sourced in Knights Valley, Sonoma County, California. This is a richly layered Cab, matured 20 months in oak barrels, bottled unfined and unfiltered. Savoury on the nose and palate with bay leaf, black currant, earthy mushroom, savoury herb and spices, finishing with rich and plushy tannins. Latro takes its name from the Latin word for “hunter,” a reference to Knights Valley’s history as a private hunting reserve before the development of vineyards in the area. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: tourtière, bison burgers, grilled game sausages. Drink: 2021 - 2034 574459 14.5% XD 750 mL $99.95 Score: 97/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Luigi Bosca Single Vineyard Malbec 2018, Luján De Cuyo, Mendoza D.O.C., Argentina: From the Luján De Cuyo, Mendoza wine region, Luigi Bosca 2018 Malbec is a single-vineyard Malbec with aromas of ripe blackberry, blueberry and savoury herbs. Dry, medium-plus-bodied and lovely on the palate with earthy florals, blueberry, dried herbs, spicy and smoky with a fresh finish. Tannins are rounded. Pour with a grilled steak. Malbec food pairings: grilled lamb, Mediterranean roast of pork, grilled sausages. Drink: 2021 - 2028 74922 14% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 93/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Finca Río Negro Cogolludo Guadalajara 2015, Vino De La Tierra De Castilla, Spain: From the Vino De La Tierra De Castilla, Finca Río Negro 2015 is a rich and juicy red wine blend of 55% Tempranillo, 20% Syrah, 15% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon with ripe dark berry, plum and pepper spice aromas on the nose. This dry, full-bodied and spicy red is intense with dark berry, dark cherry, mineral and toasty oak flavours with a lingering spicy finish. The wine was aged in French and American oak barrels (60%/40%). Finco Río Negro is located near the town of Cogolludo (Guadalajara). Pour with grilled meats and mushrooms. Food pairings: meat-lover's pizza, tourtiere, sausage cassoulet. Drink: 2021 - 2022 19286 14.5% XD 750 mL $20.95 Score: 90/100. June 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gnarly Head Old Vine Zinfandel 2019, Lodi, California, United States: A rich, full-bodied Californian red wine made from the state's classic Zinfandel grape. Aromas of mocha, chocolate and smoke from generous oak aging. Some dark fruit and spice on the finish. Pair with barbecued ribs. Zinfandel food pairings: spaghetti Bolognaise, aged cheddar, grilled lamb loin, grilled duck breast, Italian sausage burgers. Drink: 2021 - 2024 678698 14.5% D 750 mL $18.55 Score: 90/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ravenswood Vintners Blend Old Vine Zinfandel 2018, California, United States: A gorgeous California Zin, with a velvet-tongued texture. This full-bodied Californian red wine is so supple. Perfect for grilled meats with its black cherry flavours and hickory smoke on the finish. Zinfandel food pairings: spaghetti Bolognaise, aged cheddar, grilled lamb loin, grilled duck breast, Italian sausage burgers. Drink: 2020 - 2024 359257 14% D 750 mL $18.40 Score: 91/100. June 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosés

Domaine Lafage Gallica Rosé 2020, Côtes Du Roussillon, Roussillon A.P., France: Domaine Lafage, Gallica 2020 is a Grenache Gris, Grenache Noir and Macabeo rosé blend from the Côtes Du Roussillon wine region. Grapes for this vintage were sourced from vines more than 60 years of age. Dry, medium-bodied and bright on the palate with pink florals, red berry, fine herb, pepper spice finishing with a lingering stony minerality. Pour with a grilled pork tenderloin. Rosé food pairings: baked ham, charcuterie and cheese board, salads topped with warm herbed goat cheese. Drink: 2021 - 2023 19848 14.5% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 89/100. June 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Minuty Prestige Rosé 2020, Côtes De Provence, Provence A.P., France: Château Minuty 2020 is a rosé blend of Grenache, Cinsault, Tibouren and Syrah grapes from the Côtes De Provence wine region. Fragrant on the nose with pink florals, earthy violets, dry, medium-bodied and spicy with red berry, cherry and wild herb flavours on the palate beautifully balanced with food-friendly acidity. Chill and enjoy with charcuterie and cheese board. Rosé food pairings: watercress sandwiches, fresh steamed shrimp, salads. Drink: 2021 - 2022 19849 12.5% XD 750 mL $38.95 Score: 89/100. June 2021. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Soho White Collection Harry Rosé 2020, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: From Marlborough, South Island, Soho Harry 2020 is a vegan-friendly Pinot Noir rosé blend produced from sustainably-grown grapes from the Wairau and Awatere Valleys. So juicy and fresh with red berry, rosewater, orange zest and soft spicy flavours. The wine tastes dry, but is off-dry, medium-bodied and creamy with bright food-friendly acidity lingering on the palate. Produced by winemaker, Dave Clouston. Chill and enjoy with a summer greens salad topped with Feta cheese. Rosé food pairings: creamy cheeses, salads topped with grilled chicken, cold turkey sandwiches. Drink: 2021 - 2022 19545 13% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 92/100. June 2021. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gabriel Meffre Tavel 2020, Saint Ferréol, Rhône A.P., France: From Saint Ferréol, Rhône wine region, Gabriel Meffre 2020 Tavel is a full-bodied, vegan-friendly bright and savoury rosé. Lots going on here with aromas of wild herbs, thyme, bright cherry, raspberry and spicy flavours on the palate. The rosé is Grenache-dominant blended with Syrah and Cinsault showing red berry fruit, cherry, melon, orange zest and fine herb flavours balanced with brilliant acidity for food. Pour with a grilled pork tenderloin or grilled Andouille sausage. Tavel food pairings: chickpea, parsley and feta salad, Caesar salad. Drink: 2021 - 2023 450866 13% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 93/100. June 2021. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Xavier Vignon Rosé 2020, Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.P., France: From the Côtes Du Rhône wine region, Xavier Vignon 2020 rosé is a mouth-watering blend of Mourvèdre, Grenache, Syrah and Cinsault grapes with aromas of rose petal, dried herbs, red berries and spice. Dry, medium-bodied and generous on the palate with ripe red berry, tart cherry, plum, pepper spice, lavender and dried herb flavours balanced with food-friendly acidity. Chill and enjoy with black olive tapenade and herbed goat cheese on baguette. Rosé food pairings: charcuterie board, cream cheeses, asparagus, leek and goat cheese quiche. Drink: 2021 - 2023 450908 13% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 92/100. June 2021. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château des Ferrages Mon Plaisir Sainte-Victoire Rosé 2020, Sainte-Victoire, Côtes De Provence A.C., France: Château Des Ferrages Mon Plaisir 2020 rosé is fragrant with strawberry, orange citrus, white-fleshed stone fruit and mineral aromas. From the Sainte-Victoire, Côtes De Provence wine region and known for its characteristic fragrant, juicy and mouth-filling rosés. Pour with ribs and salmon burgers from the grill. Rosé food pairings: creamy cheeses, brunch fare, quiche, baked ham. Drink: 2021 - 2023 19834 13% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 88/100. June 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Masi Rosa dei Masi 2020, Veneto I.G.T., Italy: Masi Rosa Dei Masi 2020 rosé is a great value, vegan-friendly Veneto rosé produced from sustainably-grown Refosco grapes with a proportion of the grapes dried in the Appassimento method to concentrate the wine's flavours, acidity and freshness. Fragrant and bright on the nose with pink florals and ripe red berry fruit, dry, medium-bodied with ripe strawberry, cherry and spicy flavours on the palate. Chill and enjoy with grilled prawns. Food pairings: herbed quiche, salad, pork, creamy cheeses. Drink: 2021 - 2023 377267 12.5% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. June 2021. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Saint-Roch Le Rosé 2020, Côtes Du Roussillon, Midi A.P., France: From the Côtes Du Roussillon wine region, Saint Roch Le Rosé 2020 is a dry and light-bodied rosé made from Grenache Noir, Grenache Gris and Mourvèdre. Softly fragrant on the nose with cherry, white-fleshed stone fruit and flinty aromas. Bone dry and crisp on the palate with nectarine, red cherry, pink grapefruit, mint, lavender and fine herb flavours. Pour with grilled chicken breasts. Le Rosé food pairings: grilled radicchio and Romain hearts with fig and berry balsamic dressing. Drink: 2021 - 2022 557900 12.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. June 2021. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Gemma Sparkling Rosé, Limarí Valley, Chile: From the Limarí Valley, Gemma is a traditional method sparkling rosé of Pinot Noir and 30% Chardonnay produced by Italian oenologist, Carlo Francini. On the nose, this bubbly rosé is bright, citrusy with mineral aromas, dry, fresh and creamy on the palate. Spending 24 months on its less - a fine bubble with finesse. Chill and enjoy. Sparkling Rosé food pairings: herbed quiches, onion tarte, creamy cheeses. Drink: 2021 - 2022 18558 13% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 93/100. June 2021. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Louis Roederer Brut Premier Champagne, Champagne A.C., France: A lovely non-vintage Champagne with poached pear, summer florals, fine herb, citrus zest, toasted nut and mineral flavours on the palate. Pair with seafood or buttered popcorn. Champagne food pairings: lightly spiced curry dishes, lamb stew, white turkey meat, tacos, seafood. Drink: 2020 - 2024 268771 12% XD 750 mL $76.95 Score: 92/100. June 2021. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Dopff au Moulin Cuvée Julien Brut Crémant D'alsace, Alsace A.C., France: Crisp and refreshing with fresh green apple notes. Great price. Crémant D'alsace food pairings: fish tacos, fish and chips, crab cakes, grilled salmon steaks. Drink: 2021 - 2022 641365 12% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 87/100. June 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château des Charmes Brut Sparkling White, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: This non-vintage dated Niagara sparkling wine uses the traditional method of the second fermentation in the bottle and is a blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes. The wine rests sur lie (on its yeast) for at least two to three years. Notes of green apple, lime zest and freshly baked bread. Crisp and refreshing. Pair with seafood. Drink: 2019 - 2022 224766 12.5% XD 750 mL $25.95 Score: 87/100. June 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Southbrook Organic Pét-Nat Bubbly 2020, Lincoln Lakeshore, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: From Lakeshore, Niagara Peninsula wine region, Southbrook Pét-Nat 2020 is an organic Riesling, Chardonnay and Chardonnay Musqué blend bottled on its lees. Lovely, light, bone-dry and pétillant with brioche, wild flowers, earthy, citrusy and fresh cut hay flavours crisp on the palate. Softly fizzy, chill and enjoy with fish tacos or brunch dishes. Bubbly food pairings: grilled shellfish, quiche, salads, smoked fish. Drink: 2021 - 2022 11768 10% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 93/100. June 2021. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Brimoncourt Extra Brut Champagne, Champagne A.C., France: Brimoncourt Extra Brut Grand Cru Champagne is a smooth, creamy and toasty bubble, fresh with a persistent mousse of brioche, lime zest, lemon pudding, buttery toasty flavours ending on a mineral note - A well-crafted, beautifully balanced rich and creamy bubble. Extra Brut Champagne food pairings: steamed shellfish, pasta Primavera, seafood linguine, salads, fish tacos. Drink: 2021 - 2024 18129 12.5% XD 750 mL $78.95 Score: 97/100. June 2021. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Saintsbury Chardonnay 2017, Carneros, California, United States: From Carneros, California Saintsbury 2017 Chardonnay is a dry, buttery and full-bodied, unfiltered Chardonnay with ripe apple, pear, lemon curd, toffee, vanilla and toasty oak flavours so lush on the palate. Nicely done! Pour with fresh steamed lobster in drawn lemon butter. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled pork chops, stuffed chicken breast, cheese. Drink: 2021 - 2023 359281 13.5% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 92/100. June 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cellier des Dauphins Les Dauphins Cuvée Spéciale Côtes du Rhône 2018, Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.C., France: From Cellier des Dauphins, Les Dauphins 2018 is a dry, plushy, full-bodied blend of 60% Grenache, 30% Viognier and 10% Marsanne. Fragrant with pineapple, tropical fruit, citrus zest and smoky mineral notes on the nose, lovely, fresh with a luxurious mouthful of tropical fruit, grapefruit, ripe apple, ginger spice and mineral notes on the palate. Amazing value under $14. Chill and enjoy on its own or with roast chicken. Food pairings: roast chicken, turkey, veal cutlets, pan-fried trout. Drink: 2021 - 2023 18600 13% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 89/100. June 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Eugenio Collavini Viticultori T Friulano Friulano 2018, Collio, Friuli D.O.C., Italy: Eugenio Collavini Viticultori T Friulano 2018 is a dry, vibrant, medium-plus-bodied Friulano sourced from the Collio, Friuli wine region. So juicy on the palate with ripe peach, tropical fruit, lemon zest and chalky mineral flavours. The wine was fermented and aged in stainless-steel tanks. Chill and enjoy with herbed quiche, smoked salmon eggs Benedict, or pasta Primavera. Friulano food pairings: pan-seared scallops, pasta with cream-based sauce, calamari,. Drink: 2021 - 2022 631622 12.9% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. June 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Zonte's Footstep Shades Of Gris Pinot Grigio 2019, Adelaide Hills, South Australia, Australia: From Zontes Footstep Shades Of Gris 2019 Pinot Grigio. Clever name *(*. Love this bright, dry and medium-bodied PG with ripe apple, pear, peach, nectarine, lemon-lime zest and spicy pepper flavours silky and mouth filling. Chill and enjoy with pan-fried trout. Pinot Grigio food pairings: grilled asparagus and artichoke galette, salads, fish tacos, calamari. Drink: 2021 - 2022 17645 13.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 91/100. June 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Nautilus Chardonnay 2019, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Nautilus 2019 Chardonnay is a vegan-friendly, medium-plus-bodied Chard produced from sustainably-grown grapes from cool-climate Marlborough. Dry, crisp with rock melon, citrus zest, ripe apple, toasted nut, ginger spice ending on a flinty mineral note with a creamy, elegant and long finish. Drink or hold. Pour with chicken Marbella. Chardonnay food pairings: steamed mussels, pork tenderloin, toasted ravioli served with Alfredo sauce, chicken cordon bleu. Drink: 2021 - 2026 331652 14% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 94/100. June 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Henri Ehrhart Réserve Particulière Pinot Gris 2019, Alsace A.C., France: From the Alsace wine region, Henri Ehrhart 2019 Pinot Gris is a barely dry, medium-bodied juicy PG with ripe apple, pear, peach and nougat flavours balanced with fresh acidity. Pour with fire cracker chicken or spicy Korean ribs. This vintage was awarded Gold at the 2020 Palmarès du Concours Général Agricole. Pinot Gris food pairings: mild vegetable curries, sushi, Korean-style pork ribs, pork hocks and sauerkraut. Drink: 2021 - 2022 392092 12.5% M 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. June 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Casa Silva 1912 Vines Sauvignon Gris 2020, Colchagua Valley D.O., Chile: Casa Silva 1912 Vines 2020 Sauvignon Gris is produced from sustainably-grown wine grapes sourced from Casa Silva's oldest vineyard in Angostura, Colchagua Valley wine region. While Sauvignon Gris was once being replaced in the 1980s by the then more trendy Sauvignon Blanc, Casa Silva still kept a vineyard that was planted to Sauvignon Gris in 1912. The 2020 vintage is mouth-watering and concentrated on the palate with ripe melon, citrus zest and flinty mineral notes. Chill and enjoy with seafood dishes. Sauvignon Gris food pairings: crab cakes and garlic aioli sauce, fish tacos, grilled Mahi Mahi. Drink: 2021 - 2022 19580 13.2% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. June 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kaiken Terroir Series Torrontés 2020, Cafayate, Salta, Argentina: From Cafayate, Salta Kaiken Terroir Series 2020 Torrontes is so fragrant and intense with ripe pear, mandarin, musky and mineral flavours on the palate. Lots going on in this elegant and vibrant, vegan-friendly Torrontes. Chill and enjoy with chicken fajitas. Torrontés food pairings: crab cakes, fish tacos, shrimp cocktail. Drink: 2021 - 2023 330407 13.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 90/100. June 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Jean Pabiot et Fils Domaine Des Fines Caillottes Pouilly-Fumé 2019, Loire A.C., France: From the Loire wine region, Jean Pabiot et Fils Domaine Des Fines Caillottes 2019 Pouilly-Fumé is produced from sustainably-grown Sauvignon Blanc, flinty, smoky and mouth-watering with lemon, grapefruit, fine herbs and briny mineral flavours with acidity that will make your eye wink... in a good way. The Sauvignon Blanc vines thrive in clay limestone and white limestone pebbles known as "caillottes" along with marl, flinty and Kimmeridgian soils. Pour with fresh-steamed mussels, clams, or oysters on the half shell. ? Pouilly-Fumé food pairings: pan-seared scallops with grilled asparagus, cheese, pasta with cream-based sauce, sushi. Drink: 2021 - 2024 695908 12.5% XD 750 mL $30.95 Score: 91/100. June 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Montes Alpha Chardonnay 2018, Casablanca Vineyard, Aconcagua Costa D.O., Chile: Montes Alpha 2018 Chardonnay is a great value and beautifully-balanced dry Chardonnay, crisp with lemon curd, baked apple pie, smoky, rich and full-bodied. Finishes long with bright, food-friendly acidity. Enjoy with a grilled pork tenderloin. Drink or hold. Chardonnay food pairings: barbecued chicken breast, lobster in butter sauce, cheese, pan fried fish. Drink: 2021 - 2023 390203 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. June 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Coppola Director's Chardonnay 2018, Sonoma County, California, United States: Coppola Director's 2018 Chardonnay is a classic Cali Chard with buttery nut, baked apple dumpling, lemon meringue and toasty oak spice flavours comfy and lush on the palate. Produced from grapes sourced from several sites across Sonoma County and aged eight months in French oak. Pour with a classic roast chicken dinner. Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, veal chops in white wine sauce, creamy pasta dishes. Drink: 2021 - 2023 396291 13.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 89/100. June 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kistler Les Noisetiers Chardonnay 2019, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, California, United States: Kistler Les Noisetiers 2019 Chardonnay is a creamy, full-bodied Sonoma County California Chard made in the Burgundian style. Dry and elegant with ripe apple, butternut, toffee, lemon pudding and apple dumpling baking spice flavours. So good now, but can easily cellar and will continue to evolve over the next five years. The Kistler family has been making Burgundian-inspired Chardonnay and Pinot Noir since 1978. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled pork chops, stuffed chicken breast, cheese. Drink: 2021 - 2025 251223 14.1% XD 750 mL $96.95 Score: 93/100. June 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Flat Rock Unplugged Chardonnay 2019, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Flat Rock cellars are the masters of cool-climate Chardonnay and this one is well-priced under $20. Fresh, ripe apple, lime, lemon zest, medium-bodied and mouth-watering on the palate. Finishes with crisp mineral flavours. Chardonnay food pairings: chicken cacciatore, pasta, potato salad, liver pâté, cheese. Drink: 2020 - 2023 68015 12.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. June 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Chateau Ste. Michelle Chardonnay 2018, Columbia Valley, Washington, United States: A fantastic value Chardonnay under $20 from the oldest winery in Washington. Dry, medium-plus-bodied and lush with ripe red apple, pear, toffee and lemon pudding flavours toast and long on the palate. Fermented in oak barrels and stainless steel. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled chicken, pan-fried tempura shellfish, crab cakes, pork tenderloin bits. Drink: 2020 - 2024 232439 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. June 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Novaripa Monatic Amber Pinot Grigio 2019, Terre Di Chieti, Abruzzo I.G.P., Italy: From the Terre Di Chieti, Abruzzo wine region, Novaripa Monatic Amber 2019 Pinot Grigio is produced in the Ramato method -- a technique which involves fermenting the grapes on their skins giving the wine additional colour (amberish) texture and flavours. This example is dry, medium-bodied, zesty with pink florals, gooseberry, citrus and grassy flavours on the palate. Grapes were harvested by hand, crushed and left on their skins up to 12 hours. The wine was fermented and aged in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks with occasional lees stirring. Chill and enjoy with sushi and spicy fish tacos. Pinot Grigio food pairings: steamed mussels, toasted butternut squash ravioli served with Alfredo sauce, chicken Kiev. Drink: 2021 - 2022 19302 13.1% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. June 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

William Fèvre Chile Little Quino Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Malleco Valley D.O., Chile: Crafted by world renown producer William Fèvre, Little Quino 2019 Sauvignon Blanc is fantastic value under $16. Fresh and light with fine herb, bright apple, pear on the palate matched with mouth-watering acidity. Chill and enjoy with a scallop ceviche. Produced from the very first vines that William Fèvre planted in Malleco in 2007. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: salads topped with goat cheese and warm baby beets, grilled chicken Dijonnaise, fettucine Alfredo, smoked whitefish on baguette. Drink: 2021 - 2023 17609 11.8% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 90/100. June 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Luna Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Martinborough, North Island, New Zealand: Luna 2019 Sauvignon Blanc is produced from the grapes sourced from the Martinborough wine region in New Zealand. Fragrant on the nose with fresh-cut fine herbs, melon, white-fleshed stone fruit and tropical fruit flavours on the palate nicely rounded out with food-friendly acidity. Chill and enjoy with crab cakes and a garlic-lemon aioli sauce. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: mild vegetable curries, fire cracker shrimp, sushi. Drink: 2021 - 2022 17567 13% D 750 mL $23.95 Score: 94/100. June 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pencarrow Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Martinborough, North Island, New Zealand: From Palliser Estate, Pencarrow 2019 is a dry, medium-bodied and fragrant Sauvignon Blanc vibrant and intense with passionfruit, guava, feijoa and citrus zest flavours creamy, intense and long on the palate. Pour with fresh seafood dishes and salads. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: egg dishes, herbed quiches, goat cheese and smoked salmon galette, salad greens. Drink: 2021 - 2022 148429 12.1% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 94/100. June 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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