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Wine Picks February 14, 2022

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Note: This batch of wine reviews is not part of the bi-weekly Vintages Releases. Instead, it's a collection of wines outside the Vintages section in store (general list) or wines sent to me directly from wineries that may not yet be available in liquor stores. Click on the Winery or Wine Agency link to get more info.

Red Wine

Wente Vineyards Southern Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2019, Livermore Valley, California, United States: This well-made Californian red wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Petit Sirah, Malbec and Cabernet Franc grapes. Elegant, balanced and complex. Great price for classic Californian Cabernet. Cool-climate influences at play here. Pair with a rare steak. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: Beef Brisket, Roasted Pork, Tacos with the fixings, Roast beef , Steak. Drink: 2022 - 2025 301507 13.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. February 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Josh Cellars Chardonnay 2020, California, United States: An attractive, full-bodied Californian Chardonnay with aromas of butterscotch, smoke and golden apple. Pair with roast chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: garlic butter poached salmon, pork loin stuffed with brown rice and toasted walnuts, fish and chips. Drink: 2022 - 2025 561100 13.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. February 2022. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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