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Vintages Release July 9, 2021

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Dessert Wine

Lustau East India Solera Sherry, Jerez D.O., Spain: The dessert wine gained a smooth, deep, rich, complex character that blended raisins, toasted nuts and crème brûlée. Pair this with pudding, crème brûlée and hard cheeses. Sherry food pairings: trifle, shortbread cookies, fresh field berries in cream, chocolate mousse. Drink: 2018 - 2028 342931 20% S 500 mL $26.95 Score: 95/100. July 2021. Top Rated Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Other Wines/Drinks

Offley Tawny Port, Douro D.O.P., Portugal: Offley Tawny Port is awfully good ;) softly sweet with nutty, dried red berry, fig and plum aromas and harmonious on the palate. Tannins are soft and supple. Serve chilled as an aperitif or pair with roast, salted nuts, cheeses or try it with crème brûlée. Produced from Touriga Franca,Tinta Roriz,Tinta Amarela,Tinta Barroca and Tinto Cão grapes. Tawny Port food pairings: Parmigiano Reggiano, roasted cashews, Tamarind almonds, spice cake. Drink: 2021 - 2026 18454 19.5% S 750 mL $13.25 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Meyer Family Vineyards Pinot Noir 2018, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A, Canada: Wow! This is a beautiful Pint Noir from Meyers Vineyard in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia. The 2018 PN is supple, silky and smooth, dry, medium-bodied and generous with tart dark cherry, ripe strawberry, raspberry, smoky vanilla, ginger and anise spice. Finishes long and luxurious on a mineral note. Tannins are velvety. So good now, but can easily cellar for three years. Pour with roast duck. Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled chicken breast, roast chicken, lamb chops. Drink: 2021 - 2026 392449 13% XD 750 mL $32.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Dandelion Vineyards Lioness of Mclaren Vale Shiraz 2018, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: Dandelion Vineyards Lioness Of McLaren Vale 2018 is a rich and vibrant Shiraz. Dry, full-bodied and spicy with smoky, rich dark fruit, dark chocolate, mint, vanilla, cedar and pepper spice flavours supple on the palate. Crazy value under $22. Drink or hold. Shiraz food pairings: game meats, rare roast beef, spice-braised lamb, cheddar, grilled pork chops. Drink: 2021 - 2030 357475 14.5% XD 750 mL $20.95 Score: 93/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Queylus Tradition Cabernet Franc 2018, Lincoln Lakeshore, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: From the Niagara Peninsula wine region, Domaine Queylus 2018 Cabernet Franc is a stunningly beautiful wine produced by winemaker Thomas Bacheldor. The 2018 vintage is made mostly from Cabernet Franc with a splash of Merlot rounding out this lush and luxurious plushy red with ripe raspberry, cassis, fine dried herbs and flinty mineral flavours long on the palate. Drink or hold. Pour with roast turkey. Cabernet Franc food pairings: grilled veal Porterhouse steak, Coq au Vin, roasted root vegetables. Drink: 2021 - 2025 11581 13.5% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Le Cirque Grenache Syrah Mourvèdre 2019, Côtes Catalanes, Roussillon I.G.P., France: From the Côtes Catalanes, Roussillon wine region, Le Cirque 2019 is a dry, fruity, full-bodied and flavourful old vines (over 50 years of age) Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre red wine blend with dark berry, cherry pepper spice, smoky, earthy and garrigue herb flavours on the palate. Easy to enjoy and great value under $18. Pair with BBQ chicken or ribs. Grenache Syrah Mourvèdre food pairings: lamb stew, roasted pork, gourmet burgers. Drink: 2021 - 2024 277079 14.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mi Terruño Expresión Cabernet Franc 2016, Mendoza, Argentina: Mi Terruño Expresión 2016 Cabernet Franc is brambly on the nose, dry, medium-bodied, rich and vibrant on the palate with red currant, dried wild herbs, pepper spice and flinty flavours on the palate. Tannins are fresh, rich and smooth. Drink or hold. Pour with roast turkey. Cabernet Franc food pairings: grilled pepper steaks, slow-braised smoked beef brisket, veal Porterhouse steak. Drink: 2021 - 2025 22007 13.8% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 91/100. July 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cesari Ràjo Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2017, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: From Gerardo Cesari, Ràjo 2017 Valpolicella Classico Superiore is deep, dark red in the glass with wild dark berry, cassis, plum and cherry compote flavours vibrant, harmonious and finishing long on the palate. Pour with a grilled Tuscan steak. Valpolicella Classico Superiore food pairings: chicken parmesan, Calzones, grilled game sausages. Drink: 2021 - 2024 17675 13% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Matetic Corralillo Syrah 2016, San Antonio Valley D.O., Chile: From the San Antonio Valley wine region, Corralillo Matetic Vineyards 2016 Syrah is a fresh, full-bodied and fragrant Chilean red with ripe blueberry, bright cherry, fine herb and pepper spice flavours on the palate. Tannins are fine and polished. Nicely done! Pour with a grilled sirloin steak. Drink or hold. Syrah food pairings: roast leg of lamb, BBQ ribs, roast chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2024 146407 14% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Valle Las Acequias Oak Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Medrano, Mendoza, Argentina: Valle Las Acequias Oak 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon is produced by Luis Segundo Correas. An excellent value Argentinean Cab under $20 that is dry and full-bodied with ripe dark fruit, bramble, cocoa and toasty oak flavours vibrant on the palate. Tannins are fine and chewy. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: charcuterie, barbecued steaks, sausages, back ribs. Drink: 2021 - 2025 287516 14% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cambria Tepusquet Vineyard Syrah 2015, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara County, California, United States: From California's Santa Maria Valley and Santa Barbara County, Cambria Tepusquet Vineyard 2015 Syrah is intense, lush and powerful with creme de cassis, blue florals, wild herbs and cracked pepper flavours finishing long and smooth on the palate. Drink or hold. Syrah food pairings: lamb shoulder roast, duck confit, veal cutlets. Drink: 2021 - 2028 660415 13% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lavau Rasteau 2017, Rasteau, Rhône A.C., France: From the Rasteau, Rhône wine region, Lavau 2017 is simply great value. Dry, full-bodied and juicy with equal parts of Grenache and Syrah. The wine is smoky with ripe dark fruits, bright cherry, earthy, flinty mineral and spicy flavours. Well structured and well balanced. Drink or hold. Pour with a crown roast of pork and all the trimmings. Food pairings: meat pizza, tourtiere, hard cheeses. Drink: 2021 - 2026 394650 14% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rolf Binder Halliwell Shiraz Grenache 2017, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia: Rolf Binder Halliwell 2017 is a great value, dry, full-bodied and plushy blend of 75% Shiraz and 25% Grenache. Lots of plummy, dark cherry, fresh mushroom, toasted nut and spicy notes on this wine. Beautifully balanced and finishing long with supple tannins. Great now and for the next three years. Pour with grilled Portobello mushrooms. Shiraz Grenache food pairings: roast pork, sirloin steak, sausage cassoulet, lamb chops. Drink: 2021 - 2024 27318 14% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Moulin-Borie Listrac-Médoc 2015, Listrac-Médoc, Bordeaux A.C., France: From the Listrac-Médoc wine region, Château Moulin-Borie 2015 is a beautifully balanced, dry, medium-plus-bodied plushy and spicy red Bordeaux blend of 50% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Petit Verdot. Produced by the winemaking team of Château Ducru-Beaucaillou in Saint-Julien, look for spiced plum compote, blackberry, cassis, savoury herb and toasty oak spice finishing with fine, chewy tannins. Needs a bit of cellar time to tame the tannins, but showing quite beautifully now. Try in 2022. Food pairings: prime rib roast, roast leg of lamb, roast duck. Drink: 2022 - 2028 18610 13.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Silver Oak Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Napa Valley, California, United States: Silver Oak 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon is intense and complex with layers of ripe cassis, raspberry, blackberry, grilled herbs, tobacco leaf, smoky vanilla and toasty spicy oak flavours plushy on the palate and balanced with food-friendly acidity. The dry, full-bodied red is produced from mostly Cabernet Sauvignon with splashes of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec added to the mix. This is a classy Cab, beautiful now, but can easily cellar for another 15 years. Pour with a grilled ribeye steak topped with creamy blue cheese. Yeah! Founded in 1972, Silver Oak is one of Napa's most prestigious estates. Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled rare steaks, blackened ribs with BBQ sauce, coq au vin, Cornish game hen, tomato tarte. Drink: 2021 - 2030 936039 14.5% XD 750 mL $207.95 Score: 94/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Amici Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2017, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: Amici 2017 Pinot Noir is rich ruby red in the glass with a lovely nose of dark cherry, crushed raspberry, wild herbs, baking spice aromas and flavours on the palate. A dry, medium-plus-bodied Russian River PN, beautifully balanced with food-friendly acidity and a long finish. Pour with duck confit. Drink or hold. Pinot Noir food pairings: slow-braised lamb shanks, osso buco, chicken Marbella. Drink: 2021 - 2024 17166 14.1% XD 750 mL $59.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Castello di Querceto Chianti Classico 2017, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: From the Tuscany wine region, Castello di Querceto 2017 is a velvety, lush and elegant Chianti Classico with ripe tart cherry, earthy florals, cocoa, spices, plushy on the palate. Produced from 92% Sangiovese and 8% Canaiolo. Pour with a Tuscan Ragu or lighter fare like a Margherita pizza. Chianti Classico food pairings: bucatini (pasta) with sausage and peas, roast beef, pizza. Drink: 2021 - 2026 680496 13% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 90/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mustilli Aglianico 2017, Sannio, Campania D.O.C., Italy: Mustilli 2017 Aglianico is a vibrant, fresh red wine from the Campania wine region and excellent value under $18. Deep ruby in the glass, the wine is dry, medium-bodied with bright red berry, raspberry, fine herb and spicy flavours finishing long and fresh on the palate. So good now. Pour with a grilled pork tenderloin. Aglianico food pairings: spaghetti and meatballs, Margherita pizza, vegetarian lasagne. Drink: 2021 - 2022 19292 12% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rabble Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Mossfire Ranch Vineyard, Paso Robles, California, United States: From Mossfire Ranch Vineyard, Paso Robles wine region, Rabble 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon is produced from sustainably-grown grapes from a single vineyard. The wide swings in day and night time temperatures keep the grapes fresh with good acidity while evenly ripening them during the day. Look for ripe dark fruit, plum, smoky vanilla and pepper spice flavours on this full-bodied Cab. Pour with beef and veggie kebabs from the grill. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: meaty stews, meat-lover's pizza, ribs and burgers from the grill. Drink: 2021 - 2024 17810 14.1% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 90/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Murphy-Goode Merlot 2017, California, United States: Murphy-Goode 2017 Merlot is a favourite and Goode :] crowd-pleaser full-bodied red wine with ripe blueberry, plum, black cherry, vanilla, and spicy toasty oak supple and long on the palate. Very quaffable now with rich and rounded tannins. A versatile and perfect food wine for ribs, burgers, steak kebabs and pork roasts. Merlot food pairings: grilled pork chops, pork stuffed veal roast, roast turkey. Drink: 2021 - 2025 59295 13.5% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 91/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Burgo Viejo Gran Reserva 2009, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Burgo Gran Reserva 2009 is floral and fragrant with ripe dark fruit, espresso coffee and smoky vanilla aromas. Produced from old vines Tempranillo, the wine is dry, full-bodied and juicy on the palate with ripe dark berry fruit, cassis, ripe dark cherry, savoury herb and smoky vanilla finishing long on the palate. Tannins are plushy and smooth. So good now! Pour with a equally smoky, slow-roasted beef brisket. Yum! Viejo Gran Reserva food pairings: game roasts, grilled garlic lamb chops, rabbit fricassee. Drink: 2021 - 2023 190611 13.5% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 91/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Fontodi Chianti Classico 2016, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: From the Tuscany wine region, Fontodi 2016 Chianti Classico is produced from organically-grown Sangiovese wine grapes. Fresh and fragrant on the nose, vibrant on the palate with ripe blackberry, blueberry, dark plum, lavender, mint, anise spice beautifully balanced with food-friendly acidity. Tannins are rich and fresh throughout. Simply superb! Drink or hold. Chianti Classico food pairings: cheese, sausage casserole, pasta and meat sauce. Drink: 2021 - 2035 369446 14% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 93/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Bréhat 2015, Castillon Côtes De Bordeaux, Bordeaux A.C., France: Produced by Jérôme et Béatrice de Monteil, Château Bréhat 2015 is a Merlot-driven Bordeaux blend with some Cabernet Sauvignon and Franc added to the mix. The de Monteil family has grown grapes in St. Émilion and Castillon-la-Bataille since the 17th century. In 2009, Jérôme and Béatrice de Monteil left their careers to continue the family’s winemaking traditions. Grapes are hand-harvested and fermented in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks, and matured for 12 months in a mix of one and two year-old French oak barrels. Fragrant on the nose with ripe blackberry, plum, meaty, sweet dried tobacco leaf and dried fine herbs, intense, rich and smooth on the palate. Good now, but can easily cellar for another five years. Food pairings: roast chicken paprika with onion and herb stuffing, onion pie, roast Bresse chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2024 348672 13% XD 750 mL $20.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Montelpaldi Tagliafune Chianti Classico 2016, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: From the Tuscany wine region, Montelpaldi Tagliafune 2016 Chianti Classico is produced from 80% Sangiovese with the balanced in local indigenous grapes from a single vineyard. Dry, medium-bodied and concentrated with ripe red berry, blackberry, blueberry, plum, savoury herb and spicy flavours nicely balanced with refreshing acidity on the palate. Tannins are fine and pleasantly grippy. Drink or hold. Pour with your favourite meaty pasta and rich tomato sauce dish. Chianti Classico food pairings: pasta with meat sauce, Margherita pizza, vegetarian lasagne. Drink: 2021 - 2023 18588 14% D 750 mL $17.00 Score: 88/100. July 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tarima Hill Monastrell 2017, Alicante, Valencia D.O., Spain: Tarima Hill 2017 is a 100% old-vines Monastrell with wine grapes sourced from the Alicante, Valencia wine region. Dry, full-bodied, smooth and elegant with ripe black currant, blackberry, cocoa, espresso, earthy, savoury and citrus flavours on the palate. Tannins are structured and velvety. Drink or hold. Monastrell food pairings: veal stew with sautéed vegetables, roast quail wrapped in prosciutto, beef bourguignon, grilled tuna with a pepper crust, pork tenderloin. Drink: 2021 - 2025 310169 15% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Federici Roma Rosso 2018, Lazio D.O.C., Italy: From the Lazio wine region, Roma 2018 is produced from 60% Montepulciano and 40% Cesanese grapes grown in the hills outside Rome. A portion of the grapes are also dried giving the wine its concentrated flavours of dark berries, cherries, fine herbs and savoury spices. Tannins are rich and pleasantly grippy. Pour with grilled meats and hearty stews. The Federici family have farmed land in central Italy since the early 1900s, but in the 1960s, Antonio Federici founded Cantine Federici and began making wine. The region benefits from cooling breezes from the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west and the Apennine Mountains to the northeast. Roma Rosso food pairings: veal cutlets, grilled rack of lamb, pork tenderloin, duck confit. Drink: 2021 - 2024 638726 14% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Clarence Dillon Clarendelle Red 2015, Bordeaux A.C., France: Inspired by Chateau Haut-Brion, a medium-plus-bodied red wine blend of mostly Merlot with some Cabernet Sauvignon and Franc added to it. Black currant, rose petals, toasty oak aromas on the nose with ripe dark plum, red berry, mocha and vanilla with spicy, nutty flavours on the finish. Food pairings: grilled lamb chops, bison burgers, tourtière. Drink: 2019 - 2022 28837 13% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 87/100. July 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Casa-Dea Pinot Noir 2016, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Casa-Dea Pinot Noir is produced in the Prince Edward County wine region in Ontario. This is an easy-to-enjoy PN, juicy with dark cherry, raspberry and baking spice flavours on the palate. Pair with a good book and blazing hearth fire on a wintery night. Pinot Noir food pairings: hamburgers, black bean soup. Drink: 2020 - 2025 296210 12.4% D 750 mL $26.95 Score: 90/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sebastiani Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, California, United States: Sebastiani 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon is produced from grapes sourced from the north side of the Alexander Valley. This is a great value Cali Cab under $20; lush and full on the palate with ripe blackberry, dark chocolate, savoury herbs, smoky vanilla and subtle spicy flavours that linger on. Drink or hold. Pour with burgers and ribs from the grill. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: lamb chops, tourtière, Shepherd's pie. Drink: 2021 - 2025 13186 13.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. July 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tedeschi Capitel Nicalò Valpolicella Superiore 2018, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: Produced from the Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella and about 10% of other local variety grapes, a medium-bodied, mouth-watering Valpolicella smooth with dark cherry, sage, rosemary, and thyme herbs, mocha and pepper spice flavours on the palate. Lots to enjoy here. Pair with a meat-lover`s pizza. Tannins are firm. The wine was matured in Slavonian oak. Valpolicella Superiore food pairings: hamburger, hearty soups, pasta, Mediterranean cuisine. Drink: 2020 - 2025 984997 13% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. July 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Michael David Petite Petit 2018, Lodi, California, United States: A full-bodied 85% Petite Sirah and Petit Verdot red wine blend with spicy black plum, blackberry, dark chocolate and smoky, toasty oak spice flavours velvety on the palate. Tannins are structured. Decant one hour prior to pouring with grilled meats. Food pairings: roast venison, moose burgers, grilled steak. Drink: 2020 - 2027 213017 14.5% XD 750 mL $28.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Flowers Pinot Noir 2018, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, California, United States: Beautiful on its own, this is a medium-plus-bodied, structured, beautifully-balanced Pinot Noir with layers of ripe red berry fruit, rose petals, dried wild mushrooms, wild herbs, mocha, Madagascar vanilla, cinnamon, clove and anise spices long and silky smooth on palate. Aged 10 months in 18% new French oak. Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled lamb sirloin with cocoa rub, veal chops, grilled duck sausages, grilled pork tenderloin with cauliflower purée and cherry compote. Drink: 2020 - 2026 215202 13.5% XD 750 mL $64.95 Score: 94/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Marchand-Tawse Bourgogne Côte d'Or Pinot Noir 2018, Burgundy A.C., France: A silky-smooth, supple and rich Pinot Noir with bright cherry, earthy florals, mocha, vanilla, mineral and subtle oak spice flavours on the palate. This is a joint venture project between Moray Tawse, of Niagara's Tawse winery and Burgundian winemaker, Pascal Marchand. Pinot Noir food pairings: veal scaloppini, beef, smoked salmon, coq au vin. Drink: 2020 - 2024 285601 13% XD 750 mL $32.95 Score: 91/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Napa Valley, California, United States: An intense, rich and elegant Napa Cabernet Sauvignon with layers of ripe blackberry, red cherry, plum, chocolate, anise and smoky vanilla flavours concentrated on the palate. Beautifully crafted by Wagner and Caymus, Enjoy now or cellar over the next 20 years. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: filet mignon, pork tenderloin, pizza, pasta, hard cheese. Drink: 2020 - 2031 711663 15.2% D 750 mL $199.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sierra Cantabria Reserva Única 2015, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Sierra Cantabria 2015 is produced from mostly Tempranillo with a splash of Graciano and aged 14 months in neutral French and American oak barrels with one year in bottle prior to its release to market. Love the concentrated and precise flavours of black currant, ripe dark berry, earthy, flinty mineral, dried wild herbs, anise and tobacco spice flavours rich, elegant and balanced. Outstanding quality. Food pairings: sausage cassoulet, Spanish tortilla with chorizo, rich bean salad with herbs and garlic. Drink: 2021 - 2025 18940 14% XD 750 mL $38.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hacienda Araucano Humo Blanco Edicion Limitada Carmenère 2019, Lolol Valley, Chile: From Lolol Valley Hacienda Araucano Humo Blanco 2019 Carmenère is dry, medium-bodied and fresh with pink and blue florals, fresh blackberry and dried wild herb flavours on the palate. Tannins are dense. Enjoy now with burgers and ribs. Carmenère food pairings: vegetarian lasagne, grilled game sausages, veal cutlets. Drink: 2021 - 2024 19243 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. July 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château de Nervers Brouilly 2019, Brouilly, Beaujolais A.P., France: From the Brouilly, Beaujolais wine region, Château De Nervers 2019 Gamay is dry, medium-bodied, juicy and fresh with rose petal, red berry, earthy, peppery and flinty mineral flavours on the palate balanced with vibrant acidity and fine, silky tannins. Pour with roast chicken. Food pairings: pepper steak, pork tenderloin, lamb chops. Drink: 2021 - 2023 18583 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. July 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bishop's Ring Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Napa Valley, California, United States: Bishop's Ring 2018 is a well-structured and firm Napa Cabernet with well-defined, ripe, fresh dark fruit, cassis, savoury herbs, mocha, smoky vanilla and toasty oak spice flavours on the palate. Enjoy with bison burgers from the grill. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast beef, venison stew, leg of lamb, roast goose. Drink: 2021 - 2026 19883 15.5% XD 750 mL $59.95 Score: 90/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Demazet Réserve des Armoiries Vieilles Vignes Côtes du Rhône 2018, Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.P., France: From the Côtes Du Rhône wine region, Demazet Réserve Des Armoiries 2018 is a dry, medium-plus-bodied Rhône red blend of Syrah, Grenache, Carignan and Mourvèdre from old vines 30 to 80 years of age. Bright with red berry, dark cherry, savoury herbs and spicy flavours with balanced acidity on the palate. Tannins are fine and structured. Nice now and can easily hold in cellar for another three years. Pour with roast duck. Food pairings: blade roast, grilled game sausages, roast leg of lamb. Drink: 2021 - 2025 561365 13.8% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mount Peak Rattlesnake Zinfandel 2016, Sonoma County, California, United States: Mount Peak Rattlesnake 2016 is a Zinfandel-driven red blend with 10% Petite Sirah added to the mix. The wine was aged in new French (41%) and American (7%) oak barrels for 14 months. This is a dry, full-bodied and juicy Zin with raspberry compote, dark cherry, dark berry, menthol and baking spice flavours on the palate. Rich, spicy and fresh. Pour with bison burgers and BBQ pork ribs. Rattlesnake Zinfandel is a tribute to the crest called Rattlesnake Hill, the highest point of the Monte Rosso Vineyard and famous for the rattlesnakes that live and sun themselves among the vines in the heat of the day. Zinfandel food pairings: burgers, ribs, slow-braised beef brisket, grilled game sausages. Drink: 2021 - 2025 18513 16% D 750 mL $55.95 Score: 94/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Navarro Correas Colección Privada Malbec 2018, Mendoza, Argentina: Navarro Correas 2018 Malbec is a fresh and flavourful Malbec with ripe blackberry, blueberry, savoury herb and spicy, flinty flavours balanced with fresh acidity on the palate. Tannins are velvety. Pour with grilled vegetable and meat kebabs. Malbec food pairings: prime rib roast, roast leg of lamb, roast turkey. Drink: 2021 - 2022 17453 13.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. July 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Luna e I Falò Barbera D'asti Superiore 2017, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: From the Piedmont wine region, La Luna E I Falò 2017 Barbera D'asti is a juicy, dry and zesty medium-plus-bodied Barbera with floral, smoky blackberry, bramble and vanilla aromas on the nose. Vibrant and generous on the palate with dark berry, smoky dark plum, spicy dark fruit and toasty spices finishing long with zesty food-friendly acidity. Drink or hold. Pour with roast turkey, game birds and meat terrines. Barbera D'asti Superiore food pairings: veal medallions in a rich mushroom and red wine sauce, roast rack of pork, lamburgers. Drink: 2021 - 2025 627901 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Leconfield Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Coonawarra, South Australia, Australia: Leconfield 2017 is a Coonawarra Cab with Cabernet Sauvignon grapes sourced from 30 to 40 year old vines. Dry, vibrant and spicy, concentrated and generous on the palate with ripe black fruit, menthol, anise and toasty oak spice flavours from 18 months oak ageing (43% new). Tannins are fine and grippy. Good now and can easily cellar for another 10 years. Pour with roast beef dinner. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: beef roulanden, gourmet burgers, venison stuffed bell peppers in rich tomato sauce. Drink: 2021 - 2033 18476 14.5% XD 750 mL $32.95 Score: 93/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Posta Pizzella Family Malbec 2019, Mendoza, Argentina: La Posta Pizzella Family 2019 Malbec is produced by famed winemaker, Laura Cantena. Dry, medium-plus-bodied with balanced acidity, look for ripe, tart red berry, blueberry, earthy, savoury herb and subtle spicy flavours on this fresh red. A portion of the wine was aged in a mix of barrels - from new to neutral, with the balance of the wine aged in stainless-steel tanks for 10 months. Pour with an asado. Malbec food pairings: lamb cutlets, beef tenderloin, prime rib. Drink: 2021 - 2024 166298 13% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Anthonij Rupert Optima 2016, Western Cape W.O., South Africa: From the Western Cape wine region, Anthonij Rupert Optima 2016 is a dry, full-bodied Bordeaux-style red wine blend of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot sourced from the Darling and Franschhoek wine regions. Smoky on the nose with ripe blackberry, dark plum, crushed raspberry, earthy, meaty, mint and grilled herb flavours on the palate. Tannins are structured. Drink or hold. Pour with a game sausage casserole or bison burgers form the grill. Food pairings: grilled New York striploin steak, gourmet burgers, long ribs, cheese. Drink: 2021 - 2025 455915 14.3% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Staete Landt State of Grace Pinot Noir 2017, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Staete Landt State Of Grace 2017 Pinot Noir is a spicy, savoury PN with ripe crushed raspberry, dried herbs, earthy violets, anise and cinnamon spice fresh and textured on the palate. Tannins are fine and velvety. Enjoy with veal cutlets smothered in a wild mushroom sauce. Pinot Noir food pairings: veal cutlets, grilled rack of lamb, pork tenderloin, duck confit. Drink: 2021 - 2022 17587 13% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 91/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rex Hill Pinot Noir 2017, Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States: From the Willamette Valley, Oregon wine region, Rex Hill Pinot Noir is a very sexy, meaty and spicy PN, dry, rich and juicy with ripe, rich dark plums, tart cherry, red berry, dried herbs and cedar spice flavours finishing velvety on the palate. Drink or hold. Pour with grilled lamb chops. Pinot Noir food pairings: veal medallions in a rich mushroom and red wine sauce, duck confit, roast turkey. Drink: 2021 - 2027 275735 14% XD 750 mL $43.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Howell Mountain Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Howell Mountain, Napa Valley, California, United States: Howell Mountain Vineyards 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon is a rich, full-bodied, unfined and unfiltered Cab with savoury herbs, spicy blackberry, anise, tobacco leaf and smoky vanilla flavours on the palate. Tannins are smooth, plushy and velvety. Enjoy with a venison filet mignon. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast beef, Porchetta, grilled rack of lamb, meat-lover's pizza. Drink: 2021 - 2024 27244 14.5% XD 750 mL $114.95 Score: 93/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Saint Mont Les Vieilles Vignes 2016, Southwest A.C., France: Produced by Plaimont Winery, Saint Mont Les Vieilles Vignes 2016 is a dry, full-bodied powerful red blend of Tannat, Pinenc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Rich, bold with dark black fruit, savoury herb, dark spices concentrated on the palate. Excellent value under $20. Pour with a BBQ boar on a spit. Food pairings: game roasts, roast duck, Coq aux vins. Drink: 2021 - 2024 10316 14.2% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bodegas Hidalgo La Gitana Gold Reserva 2015, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Hidalgo La Gitana Gold Reserva 2015 is produced from 100% Tempranillo from 60-year -old vines. Smoky, dark plum and toasty oak on the nose, dry, full-bodied and plushy on the palate with dried red fruit, plum compote, cocoa and briny mineral flavours. Definitely cellar-worthy. Drink or hold. Food pairings: Porchetta, veal Porterhouse, grilled sirloin steak. Drink: 2021 - 2028 18934 14% XD 750 mL $20.95 Score: 91/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Montes Alpha Zapallar Vineyard Special Cuvée Pinot Noir 2018, Aconcagua Costa D.O., Chile: Montes Alpha Zapallar Vineyard 2018 Pinot Noir is a fresh, full-bodied PN with ripe strawberry, raspberry, red currant, fine herb and stony, flinty, spicy flavours balanced with racy acidity. Finishes long on the palate. Tannins are polished. So good now. Pinot Noir food pairings: lamb and dried apricot stew, grilled pork chops, veal Marsala. Drink: 2022 - 2025 19288 14.5% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 93/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cave de Tain Héritiers Gambert Nobles Rives Crozes-Hermitage 2018, Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône A.C., France: From Cave De Tain Héritiers, Gambert Nobles Rives 2018 Syrah is produced from sustainably-grown grapes from the Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône wine region, On the nose, the wine is ripe dark berry, crushed raspberry and dark chocolate; dry, medium-bodied with a mouthful of ripe dark cherry, blackberry, meaty, savoury herbs, cedar and white pepper spice finishing smooth and silky on the palate. Tannins are fine-grained. A beautiful 100% Syrah and amazing value under $26. Food pairings: lamb cutlets, beef stew, grilled chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2024 572230 12.5% D 750 mL $25.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosés

The Hedonist Sangiovese Rosé 2020, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: Produced by the Walter Clappis Wine Co. , The Hedonist 2020 is a Sangiovese rosé. Although the beginning of 2020 was marked by the terrible fires in Australia; McLaren Vale was one of the wine regions that managed to escape the firestorms. The 100% Sangiovese rosé is dry, medium-bodied and elegant with sweet dark cherry, red berry, finishing savoury and smooth on the palate. Pour with Montecristo sandwiches. Sangiovese Rosé food pairings: chicken and ribs from the grill, pork tenderloin,. Drink: 2021 - 2023 668442 12.8% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. July 2021. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Flat Rock Pink Twisted Rosé 2020, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Flat Rock Pink Twisted 2020 is a pretty, bright Rosé produced in the saignée method and fragrant with pink florals and bright cherry aromas. On the palate the wine is off-dry, medium-bodied and zesty with ripe red cherry, raspberry, plum, citrus zest and fine dried herbs. Produced from sustainably-grown Riesling, Gewurztraminer and Gamay wine grapes from the Niagara Peninsula wine region. Rosé food pairings: poached salmon fillet, vegetarian dishes, Spring green salads topped with steamed freshwater shrimp. Drink: 2021 - 2023 39974 11.5% M 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. July 2021. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Saint Aix Rosé 2020, Coteaux D'aix-En-Provence, Provence A.P., France: From the Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence wine region, Saint Aix 2020 is fragrant with ripe raspberry, wild herbs and mineral aromas on the nose. Dry, medium-bodied and zesty with raspberry, red berry, wild herb and briny mineral flavours creamy on the palate matched with crisp acidity. Enjoy with salmon steaks from the grill. The vineyard was converted from a truffle orchard to a vineyard in the early 1900s. Rosé food pairings: endive and ham in Mornay white sauce, chicken a la king, tagliatelle with ham. Drink: 2021 - 2024 451906 13% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

E. Guigal Côtes du Rhône Rosé 2020, Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.C., France: E. Guigal 2020 is a juicy and fresh rosé blend of Grenache, Cinsault and Syrah with elevage completely in stainless-steel tanks. Fragrant, vivacious and so good with ripe strawberry, red berry, cherry, watermelon and soft spicy flavours rich on the palate. Serve lightly chilled and pair with anything from grilled chicken burgers to salads. Rosé food pairings: lightly spiced curry dishes, lamb stew, white turkey meat, tacos, salads. Drink: 2021 - 2023 225003 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. July 2021. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Thalia Rosé 2020, Crete P.G.I., Greece: From the Crete wine region, Thalia 2020 is an amazing value rosé under $12. Produced from the local Crete Kotsifali and Mandilaria grapes. The wine has 'Protected Geographical Indication' meaning that wine grapes for this wine come from traditional geographic regions, prefectures or demarcated areas. The wine is refreshing with bright cherry, red berry fruit, fine herbs, spicy and mineral notes balanced with food-friendly acidity. Pour with moussaka, Greek salads or Garides Tourkolimano. Rosé food pairings: spanakopita, lamb kebabs, taramasalata. Drink: 2021 - 2022 14153 12% D 750 mL $10.95 Score: 88/100. July 2021. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Antigal Uno Rosé 2019, Mendoza, Argentina: Antigal Uno 2019 rosé is produced from sustainably-grown Malbec grapes. The wine is dry, juicy and medium-bodied with ripe plum, blackberry, violets, mocha, and pepper spice flavours on the palate with a kiss of vanilla. Lovely balance of food-friendly acidity, pour with grilled sausages and veggies. Rosé food pairings: pork tenderloin, grilled chicken, turkey. Drink: 2021 - 2023 19556 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. July 2021. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Vineland Estates Frienzy Sparkling Rosé, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: From Vineland Estates, Frienzy Sparkling Rosé is so fresh and lively on the nose with orange blossom, red berry and strawberry aromas. This Charmat method rosé bubble is also fresh and lively on the palate with red currant, ruby red grapefruit with a melange of red berry flavours on the palate. Pour with chicken and salsa or fish tacos. Sparkling Rosé food pairings: fish curries, sushi, Korean style pork ribs. Drink: 2021 - 2023 20162 11% M 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Billecart-Salmon Brut Réserve Champagne, Champagne A.C., France: Toasty and crisp with a robust structure. Green apple brightness wrapped in a toasty blanket. Perfecto! I think about their rose, but am delighted to find this superb "white" Champagne. Champagne food pairings: oysters, smoked salmon, grilled calamari, cold turkey sandwiches. Drink: 2019 - 2022 81976 12% XD 750 mL $74.95 Score: 93/100. July 2021. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

La Guita Manzanilla Sherry, Manzanilla, Sanlúcar De Barrameda, Jerez D.O., Spain: This is a completely dry wine even though it is fortified (albeit at the lower end of the alcohol spectrum at just 15%), and has delicate white floral aromas and lightly salted notes of almonds. It makes an excellent companion to fresh seafood and shellfish or as an aperitif with nuts and cheeses. Serve chilled. Sherry food pairings: scallops with a sesame ginger dressing, spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, pasta with tomato sauce, pork tenderloin. 337022 15% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 93/100. July 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Maison Roche de Bellene Vieilles Vignes Bourgogne Chardonnay 2018, Burgundy A.C., France: Maison Roche de Bellene 2018 Chardonnay is produced from sustainably-grown grapes from old vines averaging 48 years of age. A classic Burgundian Chard, the wine is dry, medium-bodied with ripe apple, brilliant citrus, fine herb, nutty, mineral flavours creamy and elegant on the palate and finishing long. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled chicken, turkey burgers, roast duck, seafood dishes, linguini Alfredo with clams, seared sea scallops. Drink: 2021 - 2023 299867 13% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

William Fèvre Champs Royaux Chablis 2018, Burgundy A.C., France: From world renown Chablis wine producer, William Fèvre, a dry unoaked Chardonnay from northern Burgundy. The Kimmeridgian soils of northern Burgundy really do justice to the Chardonnay wine grape. Chalky, lightly herbal with lemon curd and briny mineral flavours on the palate. Chill and enjoy with fresh shellfish dishes. Chablis food pairings: oysters on the half-shell, mussels Portuguese, clam linguine. Drink: 2020 - 2024 461640 12.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 88/100. July 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Chardonnay 2018, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada: From Burrowing Owl, this estate-bottled 2018 100% Chardonnay is dry, full-bodied and so deliciously rich with buttery toasted nut, tropical fruit, honeyed stone fruit and smoky vanilla flavours complex, lush and creamy on the palate, balanced acidity and with a length that lasts forever. Beautifully crafted and elegant. Chardonnay food pairings: deep sea scallops, pan-fried cod, pasta in an Alfredo sauce. Drink: 2021 - 2024 208694 14% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 91/100. July 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Fess Parker Marcella's White 2017, Santa Barbara County, California, United States: From Santa Barbara County wine region, Fess Parker Marcella's 2017 is a bright and zesty Viognier-driven blend with some Grenache Blanc and Roussanne added to the mix. Nicely rounded, medium-bodied with white florals, apricot, finishing long and silky on the palate. Pour with grilled chicken or pork tenderloin dishes. Marcella's White food pairings: calamari, fried fish cakes, smoked fish, salads. Drink: 2020 - 2023 17580 14.1% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 90/100. July 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Meyer Family Vineyards Stevens Block Old Main Road Vineyard Chardonnay 2019, Naramata Bench, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada: From Meyer Family Vineyards, Old Main Road Vineyard 2019 is a delicious, smooth and balanced Chardonnay with grapes sourced from Stevens Block in the Old Main Road Vineyard. Stevens Block is one of four acres on a steep slope. Grapes are whole-bunch pressed, followed by a long fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks. Then the wine rests on its lees in neutral French oak barrels for six months. Creamy and leesy on the palate, the wine is dry with ripe pear, lemon cream and subtle spicy flavours finishing long on the palate. A beautifully-crafted and balanced Chardonnay from beautiful British Columbia. Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, veal chops, lobster bisque, smoked fish on baguette. Drink: 2021 - 2025 17688 13.5% XD 750 mL $36.95 Score: 90/100. July 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Le Fils des Gras Moutons Sur Lie Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine 2019, Sèvre-Et-Maine, Loire A.C., France: Produced by Claude Branger, vign.-récolt., Le Fils des Gras Moutons 2019 Muscadet Sèvre-Et-Maine sur lie is produced from 100% Melon de Bourgogne. Grapes are hand-harvested from 40-70 year-old vines. Lovely and lemony on the nose, dry and medium-bodied with crisp apple, vibrant citrus, fresh green herb and stony mineral flavours throughout. "Le Fils des Gras Moutons" translates to "the children of fat sheep." Sur Lie Muscadet Sèvre-Et-Maine food pairings: steamed mussels and frites, oysters pot pie, seafood medley on creamy, spinach fettuccini noodles. Drink: 2021 - 2023 363150 12% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. July 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Frog's Leap Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Napa Valley, California, United States: From Napa Valley wine region, Frog's Leap 2019 Sauvignon Blanc is a dry, medium-bodied and intense SB with lemon-lime zest, fresh mowed hay on the nose with nervy acidity on the palate. Chill and enjoy with chicken Kiev, herbed quiche or a grilled asparagus and artichoke galette. Very versatile and yummy. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: bell peppers with rice and tofu, cheeses, shellfish, Caesar salad, corned beef and cabbage. Drink: 2021 - 2022 966036 13% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 91/100. July 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Koyle Costa Cuarzo Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Paredones, Colchagua Costa, Chile: Koyle Costa Cuarzo 2019 Sauvignon Blanc is produced from grapes sourced in Paredones. Grape yields were low due to drought and water restrictions, but giving the wine some very nice concentration of white-fleshed stone fruit, pear and fine herbs flavours balanced with bright acidity on the palate. Chill and enjoy with fresh salads topped with chilled, fresh-steamed shrimp. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: seafood pot pie, pan-fried trout, veal cutlets. Drink: 2021 - 2022 17613 13% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Maria Papoila Loureiro Alvarinho 2019, Vinho Verde D.O.C., Portugal: Love this Loureiro and Alvarinho white wine blend from the Vinho Verde wine region. Produced by Wines & Winemakers, Maria Papoila 2019 is medium-bodied and crisp with ripe quince, honeyed melon and stony mineral flavours finishing long on the palate. Acidity is in check and this Northern Portugal zesty white is nicely made and nicely priced under $17. Loureiro Alvarinho food pairings: calamari, salads, grilled seafood, pasta Primavera. Drink: 2021 - 2022 408146 11.5% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. July 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tre Fiori Greco di Tufo 2019, Campania D.O.C.G., Italy: From the Campania wine region, Tre Fiori 2019 Greco Di Tufo is produced from 100% Greco fragrant with almond, white florals and tropical fruit aromas. This is a very pretty white, delicate and silky with melon, soft citrus zest and mineral flavours refreshing on the palate. Grapes were sourced from select vineyards in the communes of Tufo, Altavilla Irpina and Montefusco in the area of Irpini, Campania. Chill and enjoy with seafood and shellfish dishes. Greco Di Tufo food pairings: fried dace patties, pan-fried trout, calamari. Drink: 2021 - 2023 17677 13% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rodney Strong Blue Wing Vineyard Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2016, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, California, United States: Rodney Strong Sonoma Coast 2016 Chardonnay is fragrant with ripe apple, pear, baked goods and baking spices on the nose. Dry, medium-bodied and zesty with apple pie, citrus, ginger, vanilla and flinty mineral flavours beautifully balanced with fresh acidity on the palate. Chill and enjoy with lobster bisque. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled seafood, lobster in butter sauce, ravioli in an Alfredo sauce, grilled chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2023 465724 14.5% D 750 mL $31.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pascal Bouchard Le Classique Chablis 2019, Burgundy A.C., France: Le Classique 2019 Chablis is a classic with white florals, vibrant lemoniness, fine herb, flinty, briny mineral flavours creamy, concentrated and mouth-watering on the palate. Chill and enjoy this 100% Chardonnay with steamed mussels, clams or brunch fare like quiche and eggs Benny. Chablis food pairings: oyster pot pie, oysters on the half shell with a zesty berry mignonette, fresh-steamed hot pot of clams and mussels. Drink: 2021 - 2025 18585 13% XD 750 mL $25.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Novellum Chardonnay 2019, France: Novellum 2019 Chardonnay is produced from 100% Chardonnay, 30% aged in French oak barrels with the balanced aged on Viognier lees. Dry, full-bodied, rich and satiny on the palate with ripe stone fruit, honeyed apricot, citrus zest and lemon curd flavours balanced with food-friendly acidity. So good! Chill and enjoy with roast chicken or a seafood Alfredo. Chardonnay food pairings: veal cutlets with white wine sauce, seafood linguine, spring salads with a seafood topper. Drink: 2021 - 2023 390781 13% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 88/100. July 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Clarence Dillon Clarendelle Blanc 2019, Bordeaux A.C., France: Inspired by Haut-Brion, Clarence Dillon Clarendelle 2019 is a medium-bodied white Bordeaux blend 70% Sauvignon Blanc, 25% Sémillon and 5% Muscadelle. Lovely and floral on the nose with ripe apple and lemon-lime zest aromas, the wine is dry and elegant with a rich mouth feel and flavours of fresh apple, pear, citrus and fine herbs. Pour with quiches and brunch fare. Blanc food pairings: roast turkey, salads topped with grilled chicken, seafood linguine. Drink: 2021 - 2024 28845 12.5% XD 750 mL $25.95 Score: 88/100. July 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Paul Jaboulet Aîné Ventoux Les Traverses 2018, Côtes Du Ventoux, Rhône A.C., France: From Paul Jaboulet Aîné, Les Traverses 2018 is a juicy, vibrant, dry and medium-bodied white wine blend of Grenache Blanc, Bourboulenc and Clairette. This is an amazing value Rhône white from Côtes Du Ventoux under $14. Look for fresh grapefruit, fine herbs, fresh pear and briny mineral flavours on the palate. Drink or hold. Food pairings: roast chicken, pork chops, veal Porterhouse. Drink: 2021 - 2023 18615 13% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tenuta Roveglia Vigne di Catullo Lugana Riserva 2016, Lugana, Lombardy D.O.C. V.Q.P.R.D., Italy: From the Lugana, Lombardy wine region, Tenuta Roveglia Lugana 2016 is a dry, fragrant and fresh medium-bodied 100% Trebbiano di Lugana with honeyed apple and white florals on the nose; silky, elegant and refreshing with ripe pear, white-fleshed stone fruit, almond, fine herb, anise and briny mineral flavours on the palate. The Lugana wine region is made up of mineral and clay soils from the ice age. Food pairings: shellfish, pan fried cod fillets, oyster poor boys. Drink: 2021 - 2024 437004 13% XD 750 mL $26.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

District 7 Chardonnay 2018, Monterey County, California, United States: From Monterey County wine region, District 7 2018 Chardonnay is produced from sustainably-grown grapes from Scheid Vineyards. Rich on the nose with ripe tropical fruit, mango, orange zesty aromas, the wine is dry, medium-bodied and fruity on the palate with yellow apple, pear, orange curd, buttered toast and vanilla flavours lush and long on the palate. Chill and enjoy with roast chicken. Produced from 100% Chardonnay with a portion that saw elevage (70%) in stainless-steel tanks with the balance aged in French oak barrels (30% new) for 10 months. Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, pork chops, roast turkey dinner. Drink: 2021 - 2023 458844 13.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Joseph Cattin Riesling 2019, Alsace A.C., France: From Joseph Cattin 2019, a great value Alsace Riesling under $16 well-crafted and expressive. Steely, fresh and floral with lemon zest, yellow apple, ripe pear and flinty mineral flavours creamy, vibrant and long on the palate. This vintage was awarded Gold at the 2020 Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge. Pour with smoked pork ribs cooked in sauerkraut. Riesling food pairings: pan-fried freshwater fish, salads, chicken in orange balsamic sauce. Drink: 2021 - 2024 259788 13% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 91/100. July 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Maculan Pinot Grigio 2019, Breganze, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: From Breganze, Veneto wine region, Maculan 2019 Pinot Grigio is excellent value under $16. The Breganze appellation is a small and growing region. And I can see why. This is a lovely PG fragrant with yellow plum, citrus zest, fine herbs and just a kiss of almond nut. Chill and enjoy on its own or pour with mild seafood dishes. Pinot Grigio food pairings: seafood, pasta, breaded veal cutlets, barbecued chicken, cheese. Drink: 2022 - 2023 734921 12.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. July 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rippon Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Lake Wanaka, Central Otago, New Zealand: Rippon 2019 Sauvignon Blanc is produced from grapes sourced at Lake Wanaka, Central Otago wine region. Lots going on here with this medium-bodied, dry and vibrant SB showing mouth coating layers of toasted sweet nut, citrus zest and ripe stone flavours finishing with juicy acidity on the palate. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: pan-fried freshwater fish, salads, grilled chicken Dijonnaise. Drink: 2021 - 2028 17588 13% D 750 mL $32.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Elephant Hill Chardonnay 2018, Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand: From Hawke's Bay, Elephant Hill 2018 Chardonnay is produced from sustainably-grown grapes . The Chard is fresh and fragrant on the nose with ripe peach, vanilla, lemon curd, vanilla and toasted nut flavours on the palate. Nice weight, balanced acidity and beautiful creamy texture on this fresh and flavoursome New Zealand Chard. Chill and enjoy with steamed shellfish dishes. Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, sauteed bacon-wrapped scallops, rich seafood chowders. Drink: 2021 - 2023 141978 13.9% D 750 mL $26.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Marchesi di Barolo Gavi Del Comune Di Gavi 2019, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: From Marchesi di Barolo, Gavi di Gavi 2019 is a crisp and zesty white wine with white florals, fresh lemon and ripe stone fruit aromas on the nose. Dry, medium-bodied with white florals, blanched almond, lemon zest, fresh pear, peach balanced with bright acidity. An excellent example and great value Gavi, made for seafood and salads. Chill and enjoy. Gavi Del Comune Di Gavi food pairings: steamed mussels, clams, shrimp creole. Drink: 2021 - 2022 155382 12.5% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 91/100. July 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Villa Maria Taylors Pass Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Villa Maria Taylors Pass 2019 Sauvignon Blanc is produced from sustainably-grown grapes from a single vineyard. Just a delightfully, fresh and herbed SB with mouth-watering acidity to match lime zest, lemongrass, chive, white-fleshed peach, nectarine and leesy mineral flavours long and harmonious on the palate. Drink or hold. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: salads topped with warm goat cheese and pickled beets, grilled chicken breasts, quiche, onion tarte. Drink: 2021 - 2025 13901 13.5% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 95/100. July 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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