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Vintages Release July 23, 2021

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Red Wine

Quinta dos Aciprestes Reserva 2017, Douro D.O.C., Portugal: Produced by Real Companhia Velha, Quinta Dos Aciprestes Reserva 2017 is a rich, full-bodied Douro blend of 60% Touriga Nacional and 40% Touriga Franca aged 12 months in French oak barrels (50% new). Dry, full-bodied and concentrated on the palate with dark plum, cherry, savoury herb and dark spices on the palate. Pour with a meat-lover's pizza or a sausage cassoulet. Drink or hold. Food pairings: rib steak, lamb chops, pork tenderloin, roast chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2035 167627 14% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. July 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Gehringer Brothers Private Reserve Pinot Gris 2019, Okanagan Valley, British Colombia V.Q.A., Canada: Gehringer Brothers Private Reserve 2019 Pinot Gris is a smooth and supple PG fragrant with white peach, melon, soft citrus and stony mineral aromas on the nose. The wine is dry (.7% g/l residual sugar), vibrant with bright grapefruit, key lime, ripe peach and clean mineral flavours on the palate finishing zesty and long. Chill and enjoy with poached salmon and lemon-herb butter, or crab cakes and a zesty aioli dip. Pinot Gris food pairings: grilled calamari, pork tenderloin, roast turkey, pasta with cream sauce. Drink: 2021 - 2022 347203 13.2% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. July 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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