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SeaGlass Pinot Noir 2018, Santa Barbara County, California, United States: From Santa Barbara County wine region, SeaGlass 2018 Pinot Noir is a dry, vibrant and medium-bodied PN with red berry fruit, ripe cherry, chocolate, dried fine herbs, baking and cedar spice flavours on the palate with a flinty and white pepper spice finish. Pinot Noir food pairings: spaghetti and meatballs, vegetarian lasagne, roast turkey. Drink: 2021 - 2025 539163 13.5% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Torbreck Old Vines Grenache Shiraz Mourvèdre 2017, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia: Torbreck’s Old Vines Grenache, Mourvèdre and Shiraz (65%/10%/25%) is produced from hand-picked grapes from the Barossa Valley, home to some very ancient vines; some more than 100 years old. Grapes are gently basket-pressed with the free-run juice fermented and then aged in older French oak barrels. This tender loving care is evident in their wine. Lush and concentrated with juicy red berry, smoked meat and sweet cake spice flavours on the palate. Tannins are velvety. Delicious now, but should show its best during the next five years. Grenache Shiraz Mourvèdre food pairings: pepper steak, grilled lamb sausages, meat pizza. Drink: 2020 - 2026 10223 15% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Susana Balbo Críos Malbec 2018, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina: The label features a series of three connected and overlapping hands, an image inspired by a Mayan artifact. The three hands represent Susana and her two children. "Crios" means offspring. Fresh and fragrant with spiced cherry, dark plum, smoky and earthy aromas on the nose. juicy with fresh dark cherry, plum and toasty oak flavours on the palate Tannins are velvety. Lovely now. Pair with burgers from the grill. Malbec food pairings: cheese pizza, veal, beef, tagliatelle alla Bolognese (pasta), chicken herb-rubbed roast. Drink: 2020 - 2022 538784 14% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mud House Pinot Noir 2018, Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand: Love the full-on raspberry, bright cherry, spiced tea and sweet dried tobacco leaf flavours silky smooth and so drinkable now. Enjoy this bright Pinot Noir on its own or pair with lamb lollipops. Pinot Noir food pairings: roast chicken, planked salmon, veal Porterhouse. Drink: 2020 - 2023 12630 14% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Cantenac 2016, Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux A.C., France: A complex and richly flavoured Bordeaux red wine blend of 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc from old vines. Aromas of cassis, smoke and dark woodland berries. This wine was aged for 12 months in oak barrels, 40% of which was new. Firm tannins. Decant 1-2 hours. Pair with duck breast or game meats. Food pairings: roast goose, venison stew, tourtiere. Drink: 2018 - 2023 28614 14% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sister's Run Cow's Corner Grenache Shiraz Mataro 2018, Barossa, South Australia, Australia: A juicy and delicious GSM from the Barossa Valley wine region, intense and full-bodied with pink florals, smoky cherry and blackberry aromas on the nose, accompanied with baking and pepper spice, cold tea and toasty oak spice flavours vibrant on the palate. Pair this food-friendly GSM with a meat-lover's pizza or gourmet burgers from the grill. The "cow' corner" is an area of a cricket field with respect to the batsman in cricket and is always deep in the field on the batsman's leg side where the 'cow shots' are intended to go. Grenache Shiraz Mataro food pairings: gourmet hamburgers, sausages, barbecue-grilled meat-lovers’ pizza, lamb cutlets. Drink: 2020 - 2024 346510 14.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 92/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Barton & Guestier Château Magnol 2016, Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux A.C., France: A Cru Bourgeois (classified in 1987) with grapes sourced from the left bank of the Gironde estuary in the Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux wine region. Earthy on the nose with ripe dark berries, cassis, savoury herb flavours and well-integrated toasty oak spice, luxurious and silky on the palate. Decant for one hour prior to pouring with a grilled rib eye steak or hold in cellar for a couple of years when it should be drinking at its best. Food pairings: barbequed steak, barbequed pork ribs, rib roast. Drink: 2022 - 2026 384271 13% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 89/100. August 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Le Gardera 2017, Bordeaux A.C., France: Château Le Gardera 2017 is a rich, full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot blend, bright with blackcurrant, blueberry, mulberry, cedar spice and savoury on the palate. Aged in French oak barrels for 12 months. Tannins are structured and firm. An amazing value Bordeaux under $16. Food pairings: prime rib roast, grilled strip loin steak, roast leg of lamb. Drink: 2021 - 2025 18653 13.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. August 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Flanagan Wines The Beauty of Three Proprietary Red 2017, Sonoma County, California, United States: From Sonoma County wine region, Flanagan's The Beauty Of Three 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon is a youthful, dry and full-bodied California Cab with lifted blackberry, blackcurrant, earthy cocoa flavours on the palate. Good now, better in 2022. Proprietary Red food pairings: well-marbled prime rib from the grill, grilled farmers pork chops, pork roast. Drink: 2022 - 2025 20690 14.3% XD 750 mL $54.95 Score: 94/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rocca di Frassinello Le Sughere di Frassinello 2016, Maremma, Tuscany D.O.C., Italy: Produced by Rocca di Frassinello, Le Sughere Di Frassinello 2016 is a rich and robust Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot red wine blend, intense and vibrant with blackberry, black currant, dark cherry, wild herbs and spicy flavours finishing long on the palate. Tannins are dusty. Drink or hold. Food pairings: hearty meat dishes, meat-lover's pizza, venison roast. Drink: 2021 - 2030 25700 15% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 93/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Durigutti Proyecto Las Compuertas 1914 Malbec 2018, Luján De Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina: From the Luján De Cuyo, Mendoza wine region, Durigutti Proyecto Las Compuertas 1914 2018 Malbec is a vibrant Malbec with ripe red plum, cherry and fine herb flavours on the palate. Tannins are structured. When the Duriguttis family bought the Las Compuertas property, Pablo Durigutti recognized that a three hectare plot had cooler soils and that is where the Malbec grapes for this wine were sourced. Malbec food pairings: grilled venison filet mignon, gourmet burgers, gilled bison sausages. Drink: 2021 - 2023 12670 13.9% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 93/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tommasi Arele 2016, Veneto I.G.T., Italy: Tommasi Arele 2016 is a dry, full-bodied red blend of Corvina, Rondinella, Merlot and Oseleta grapes, the latter being an ancient local variety. Vibrant and silky on the palate with ripe and lifted red berry fruit, plum, anise and dried fine herbs finishing long, smooth and elegant on the palate. This robust Italian red wine takes its name -- Arele -- from the wooden trays that were traditionally used to dry the grapes, or a portion of them, to make Appassimento wine. Pour with a Bistecca Florentine. Food pairings: cheese pizza, veal, beef, tagliatelle alla Bolognese (pasta), chicken herb-rubbed roast. Drink: 2021 - 2023 224188 15% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. August 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Paul Mas Château Paul Mas Clos des Mûres 2018, Languedoc A.P., France: From the Languedoc wine region, Château Paul Mas Clos Des Mûres 2018 is a full-bodied, spicy Languedoc red blend of 85% Syrah and 15% Grenache produced by the well-known and respected, Paul Mas. Lovely, silky and mouth-filling with ripe raspberry, cherry, cocoa, dried herbs, black olives, baking and pepper spice flavours on the palate. Tannins are supple. Pour with a grilled sirloin steak. Drink or hold. Food pairings: prime rib roast, grilled pork tenderloin, lamburgers, roast chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2025 286393 14.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tonel 78 Malbec Bonarda 2017, Mendoza, Argentina: Produced by Los Toneles, Mendoza Tonel 78 2017 is a juicy and vibrant blend of 65% Malbec and 35% Bonarda grapes. The wine is bright with ripe cherry, plum, savoury herbs all balanced with fresh acidity for food. Enjoy with burgers and ribs. Malbec Bonarda food pairings: roast pork, veal cutlets, osso buco. Drink: 2021 - 2022 17380 14% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 91/100. August 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Zonte's Footstep Baron Von Nemesis Shiraz 2018, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia: Zonte's Footstep Baron Von Nemesis 2018 is a vegan-friendly Shiraz with grapes sourced from the Barossa Valley. Literally, pitch red-black in the glass, this is a robust and intense Shiraz on the nose and palate, with layers of blackberry compote, black plums, black cherry, cedar spice and dried herbs all wrapped up with vibrant acidity on the palate. Love the velvety tannins and long finish. This single site wine is produced by Baron Von Nemesis in the heart of the Barossa Valley. Drink or hold. Shiraz food pairings: grilled meats, vegetables, fajitas. Drink: 2021 - 2032 212936 14.5% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 93/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Chapel Hill The Parson Cabernet Sauvignon 2019, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: From the McLaren Vale wine region, Chapel Hill The Parson 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon is great value under $20. Generous and juicy on the palate with blackberry, cassis, mulberry, menthol and liquorice flavours dark and smooth on the palate. Tannins are fine grained. Enjoy now with Kofta Kebabs from the grill. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: barbecued steaks, roast leg of lamb, gourmet burgers, slow-braised blade roast in red wine sauce. Drink: 2021 - 2024 446716 14.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cave de la Visitation Crozes-Hermitage 2018, Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône A.P., France: From the Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône wine region, Cave De La Visitation 2018 is a muscular, plushy Syrah-driven red with some Grenache and Mourvèdre added to the mix. Vibrant on the palate with layers of ripe dark cherry, red berry, savoury herbs, anise, cinnamon and pepper spice finishing on a mineral note. Enjoy with roast duck or fricassee rabbit. Food pairings: veal roast, veal medallions in rich wild mushroom sauce, roast duck. Drink: 2021 - 2025 20415 13.5% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lange Classique Pinot Noir 2019, Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States: Lange 2019 Pinot Noir is a medium-bodied plushy and sensuous PN from the Willamette Valley wine region. Generous with bright strawberry, raspberry, red cherry, earthy violets, vanilla flavours with a mineral and spicy kiss lingering on the palate. Pour with a sausage cassoulet or duck confit. Pinot Noir food pairings: veal schnitzel stuffed with wild mushrooms and herbs, gourmet hamburgers, cold turkey sandwiches. Drink: 2021 - 2025 367359 13.7% XD 750 mL $43.95 Score: 92/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kenwood Six Ridges Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: From Alexander Valley, Sonoma County wine region, Kenwood Six Ridges 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon is a the deepest, darkest red in the glass. Supple on the palate with ripe blackberry, cassis, dried violets, mint, anise, citrus and well-integrated oak flavours on its medium-bodied frame. Elegant and complex. Pour with prime rib. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: slow-braised short ribs, gourmet burgers, meaty stews. Drink: 2021 - 2024 16202 14.1% XD 750 mL $28.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mission Hill Reserve Meritage 2019, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada: Mission Hill Reserve 2019 Meritage is a juicy 80% Sauvignon Blanc and 20% Semillon white Meritage blend that over-delivers for the price. Grapes were sourced from the Oliver and Osoyoos estates in southern British Columbia with 60 percent of the fruit fermented in stainless-steel tanks with the remainder in French oak barriques (15% new). Ripe and vibrant on the palate with creamy tropical fruit, ginger and pepper spice flavours. So good now! Chill and enjoy with grilled lobster tails. Meritage food pairings: rib eye steak, rack of lamb, crown roast of pork. Drink: 2021 - 2025 17689 14.5% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tobia Selección de Autor 2017, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Tobía De Autor 2017 is a robust, rich Rioja red blend of Tempranillo, Graciano and Garnacha grapes with intense flavours of blackberry, black currant, ripe cherry earthy florals, anise and licorice flavours vibrant on the palate. Tannins are rich and smooth. Pour with a grilled veal Porterhouse. Drink or hold. Food pairings: tourtière, roast beef, turkey, bison burgers. Drink: 2021 - 2028 364828 14% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

d'Arenberg The High Trellis Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: From d'Arenberg, The High Trellis 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon is great value under $20. Fragrant with earthy florals, fresh herbs, dark cherry and blueberry aromas, this dry, medium-bodied, vibrant Cab is supple on the palate with spiced black plum, blueberry, violets, fresh herbs, cedar spice and smoky vanilla flavours. Grapes are sourced from the cool-climate McLaren Vale wine region. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hamburgers, steak, hearty meat dishes, hard cheese. Drink: 2021 - 2026 943456 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. August 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sol Rouge Petite Sirah 2015, Lake County, California, United States: From Lake County wine region in California, Sol Rouge 2015 Petite Sirah is rich and intense and mouth-watering with layers of blackberry, ripe cassis, cocoa, baking spices with amazing acidity for food. Tannins are quite firm. Cellar for a couple of years to give the wine some time to mellow and integrate. Try in 2023. Petite Sirah food pairings: roast beef, grilled game sausages, meat-lover's pizza. Drink: 2023 - 2026 20699 14.4% XD 750 mL $59.95 Score: 94/100. August 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Saint Didier-Parnac Calos Reserve Malbec 2018, Cahors A.C., France: From Château Saint Didier-Parnac, Calos Reserve 2018 Malbec is fragrant with dark spices, cedar and dark fruits on the nose. This is a rich and robust red from the Cahors wine region with dark fruits, blueberry, plum and spicy flavours on the palate. Tannins are firm. Pour with bison burgers. Malbec food pairings: roast chicken, veal Porterhouse, grilled cocoa-rubbed flank steak. Drink: 2021 - 2023 15356 14% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. August 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Carpineto Chianti Classico 2018, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Carpineto 2018 Chianti Classico is great value under $20. The wine is a modern-style, dry, medium-bodied Chianti from the Tuscany wine region, produced from 80% Sangiovese and 20% Canaiolo red wine grapes vibrant with ripe red cherry, mint, white pepper flavours. Tannins are dusty. Good now, better in 2022. Decant one hour and pour with a rich lasagne dish. Chianti Classico food pairings: linguini marinara, slow-braised lamb shanks with tomato and garlic, tomato garlic and clam sauce over penne. Drink: 2022 - 2030 356048 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Teusner Bilmore Shiraz 2018, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia: Bilmore 2018 Shiraz is produced by winemaker Kym Teusner. This is a fresh Barossa Shiraz, mouth-filling and juicy with lifted cherry, blueberry, red berry and spicy flavours supple and fruity on the palate. Love the funky label. Pour with veal chops in sauce diable. Drink or hold. Shiraz food pairings: grilled lamb chops, bison burgers, tourtière. Drink: 2021 - 2023 18508 14.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 93/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Castelgiocondo Brunello Di Montalcino 2015, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: From Frescobaldi, Castelgiocondo 2015 Brunello Di Montalcino is just the right size (375 ml) to enjoy on its own or if you just want a half-bottle of wine to go with that rich, meaty stew or grilled steak. Smoky with dark ripe cherry aromas on the nose, full-bodied, savoury and supple on the palate with smoky ripe red cherry, savoury herbs, cinnamon, cloves and cracked pepper flavours on the palate. Produced from organically-grown wine grapes. Brunello Di Montalcino food pairings: pasta in meat sauce, spicy sausages, grilled meats, game. Drink: 2021 - 2030 35295 14.5% XD 375 mL $28.95 Score: 94/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Cosmic Egg Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Columbia Valley, Washington, United States: From Ste.Michelle Wine Estates in the Columbia Valley wine region, The Cosmic Egg 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon is rich on the nose with crushed black raspberry, cassis; fresh, softly spiced and elegant on the palate with a lingering dark berry finish. Nicely done! Drink or hold. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: prime rib roast, grilled strip loin steak, roast leg of lamb. Drink: 2021 - 2025 20492 14.5% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 91/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Biserno Insoglio del Cinghiale Campo di Sasso 2018, Bibbona, Tuscany I.G.T., Italy: From Campo di Sasso, Insoglio Del Cinghiale 2018 is a medium-bodied, dry and elegant red blend of Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Petit Verdot. Juicy and supple with blueberry, Italian plum, raspberry, cassis and dried violets vibrant on the palate. Tannins are silky throughout. Pour with a Margherita pizza. Food pairings: roast pork with apricot compote, roast chicken, turkey. Drink: 2021 - 2023 29089 14.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 92/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rivera Salento Primitivo 2018, Salento, Puglia I.G.T., Italy: From the Puglia wine region, Rivera 2018 Primitivo is a medium-bodied, juicy and fruity red with lots of ripe cherry, dried strawberry, anise and spicy flavours vibrant on the palate. Pour with mushroom burgers or pork tenderloin kebabs from the grill. The Primitivo grapes for this vintage were sourced from the Salento area. Primitivo food pairings: grilled beef long ribs, pork roast, bison burgers. Drink: 2021 - 2024 19590 14% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. August 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Viña Cobos Felino Cabernet Sauvignon 2019, Mendoza, Argentina: Viña Cobos Felino 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon is a dry, medium-bodied, concentrated and unfined Cab produced by Paul Hobbs. This juicy red is spicy with blackberry, black currant, spiced plum and savoury herb flavours on the palate. Grapes are sourced from high-altitude sites in the Uco Valley and Luján de Cuyo, fermented in stainless-steel tanks and matured in American oak barrels for eight months. Great value under $20 and a consistent crowd-pleaser. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: barbecued steaks, roast leg of lamb, gourmet burgers. Drink: 2021 - 2024 132365 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gabriel Meffre La Châsse 2016, Vacqueyras, Rhône A.P., France: From the Vacqueyras wine region, Gabriel Meffre, La Châsse Grande Reserve 2016 is a robust southern France red wine blend of 75% Grenache and 25% Syrah. Fragrant on the nose with ripe blueberry, cherry and leather with layers of ripe dark berry, cherry, wild herbs, cocoa and smoky, spicy flavours concentrated on the palate. Tannins are ripe and rounded. A lovely, well-made Rhône red. Food pairings: prime rib roast, grilled strip loin steak, roast leg of lamb. Drink: 2021 - 2023 15455 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. August 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Quarisa Mrs Q McLaren Vale Shiraz 2017, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: Quarisa Mrs Q 2017 Shiraz is an intense ruby-purple in the glass with aromas of ripe blueberry, dark cherry, pepper and cedar spice aromas on the nose. On the palate the wine is fresh with ripe dark cherry, dark berry, mocha, pepper and baking spice flavours with a kiss of smoky vanilla on the finish. Pour with slow-braised, spicy lamb shanks. Shiraz food pairings: roast turkey, grilled red meats, bison burgers, fricassee rabbit casserole. Drink: 2021 - 2024 12909 15.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Carmim Monsaraz Reserva 2017, Alentejo D.O.C., Portugal: Carmim Monsaraz Reserva 2017 is a fresh and plushy 60% Alicante Bouschet, 20% Trincadeira and 20% Touriga Nacional red blend from the Alentejo wine region. Alicante Bouschet is a teinturier grape (red-fleshed) variety and so the wine is a deep dark red in the glass. Fragrant on the nose with bright cherry, pink florals and wild berry aromas, dry and vibrant on the palate with bright cherry, ripe blackberries, blueberry, plum and chocolate flavours lingering on the finish. Tannins are smooth and rounded. Pour with roasted meats or aged cheeses. Food pairings: roast goose, venison stew, tourtiere. Drink: 2021 - 2024 20711 15% D 750 mL $25.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Truchard Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Carneros, Napa Valley, California, United States: Truchard 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon is a medium-bodied Carneros, Napa Valley Cab, plushy on the palate with layers of ripe dark plum, blackberry, lavender and mocha flavours. Tannins are firm. Good now, better in 2022. Pour with gourmet bison burgers from the grill. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled lamb chops, bison burgers, tourtière. Drink: 2022 - 2028 59683 14.2% XD 750 mL $41.95 Score: 92/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Beringer Knights Valley Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Knights Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: From Knights Valley, Sonoma County wine region, Beringer Reserve 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon is a powerful red, lush with dark fruit, spiced cherry, plum, wild herb, dried florals and a looong finish. Tannins are soft and rounded. Pour with a prime rib roast and all the trimmings. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast goose, venison stew, tourtiere. Drink: 2021 - 2030 392142 14% XD 750 mL $69.95 Score: 94/100. August 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Federalist Dry Creek Zinfandel 2019, Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: The Federalist 2019 Zinfandel is produced from grapes sourced from Dry Creek Valley where some of the oldest Zin vines live. This example is juicy and zesty with bright strawberry, dark cherry, savoury herb and pepper spice flavours on the palate. Nicely done and good value under $20. Pour with BBQ pork ribs. Zinfandel food pairings: grilled burgers, ribs, pork tenderloin. Drink: 2021 - 2024 18512 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. August 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Borgodangelo Taurasi 2013, Taurasi, Campania D.O.C.G., Italy: Borgodangelo 2013 Aglianico is as rich on the nose as it is on the palate with cherry liqueur, crushed raspberries, dark plum and sous bois aromas. This Campania red is full-bodied and vibrant on the palate with more of same fruit aromas along with savoury herb, sweet dried tobacco leaf and smoky, toasty oak spice lingering on the finish. Tannins are structured. Food pairings: meaty lasagne, cheesy pizza, three-pepper steak. Drink: 2021 - 2026 96792 14.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 89/100. August 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosés

Jean-Max Roger La Grange Dîmière Sancerre Rosé 2020, Loire A.C., France: From the Loire wine region, Jean-Max Roger, La Grange Dîmière 2020 Pinot Noir rosé is dry, medium-bodied and so flavourful with dark raspberry, strawberry and citrusy flavours on the palate and balanced with great acidity for food. Grapes are sourced from vines between 10 to 40 years of age. Pour with creamy cheeses or baked ham. Sancerre Rosé food pairings: cheese and deli plate, green salad with warm goat cheese and baby beets, salmon cakes.. Drink: 2021 - 2023 490813 13.5% D 750 mL $26.95 Score: 88/100. August 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Calvet Henri Gaillard Rosé 2020, Côtes De Provence, Provence A.P., France: From the Côtes De Provence wine region, Henri Gaillard 2020 a dry and vibrant southern French rosé produced from Grenache, Cinsault, Carignan and Syrah grapes. Enticing on the nose with pink florals, fine herbs and strawberry aromas, medium-bodied and fresh on the palate with red berry fruit, cherry, rhubarb, dried herbs and a fresh citrusy finish. Chill and enjoy on its own or pour with grilled chicken breasts. Rosé food pairings: barbequed chicken wings, dry pork spare ribs, salads topped with grilled chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2022 450825 13% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 91/100. August 2021. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine des Carteresses Tavel Rosé 2020, Rhône A.C., France: Domaine des Carteresses 2020 Tavel is a vibrant rosé blend of Grenache, Cinsault, Clairette, Picpoul and Syrah. Produced by Les Vignerons de Tavel & Lirac, this Rhône rosé is dry, medium-bodied and flavourful with layers of rose petal, fresh cherry, rooibos tea, dried wild herbs, pink grapefruit and pepper spice flavours on the palate. Chill and enjoy with lamb and veggie kebabs. Tavel Rosé food pairings: lox and capers, grilled salmon steak, grilled Ahi tuna. Drink: 2021 - 2021 739474 13% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 92/100. August 2021. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Léoube Rosé de Léoube 2020, Côtes De Provence, Provence A.C., France: From the Côtes De Provence, Château Léoube 2020 is a classic Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah and Mourvèdre rosé blend produced from a certified organic vineyard. The grapes are grown in shist and clay soils and the vineyard is cooled by sea breezes during the day allowing the grapes to develop a balanced natural acidity. On the palate, this rosé is fresh with strawberry, melon, savoury herb, citrus and flinty flavours. Rosé De Léoube food pairings: egg dishes, charcuterie, mild creamy cheeses. Drink: 2021 - 2022 491100 13% XD 750 mL $31.95 Score: 92/100. August 2021. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Up Ultimate Rosé 2020, Côtes De Provence, Provence A.P., France: Up Ultimate 2020 is a rich and spicy rosé blend of Cinsault, Grenache, Syrah and Rolle grapes. The wine is dry, medium-bodied and so juicy with sweet-tart strawberry, red berry, orange zest, fine herb and spicy flavours on the palate. Very food versatile, chill and enjoy with grilled chicken, salmon burgers or charcuterie and creamy cheeses. Rosé food pairings: ham and cheese sandwiches, grilled chicken breasts, green salads. Drink: 2021 - 2022 14833 13% D 750 mL $27.95 Score: 92/100. August 2021. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Malivoire Vivant Rosé 2020, Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: From the Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment wine region, Malivoire Vivant 2020 Rosé is produced from sustainably-grown Pinot Noir wine grapes. Bright and juicy with tart red berry, citrus and pink grapefruit flavours on the palate, very approachable and easy to love. Pair with a patio! Rosé food pairings: soft herbal cheeses with dried fruit, strawberry and spinach salad with poppy seed dressing, fresh oysters or citrus poached shrimp. Drink: 2021 - 2022 498535 12.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. August 2021. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mas des Bressades Cuvée Tradition Rosé 2020, Costières De Nîmes, Rhône A.P., France: Mas des Bressades Cuvée Tradition is a bright and dry rosé from the Costières de Nîmes wine regions produced from a blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre, with a splash of Carignan and Cinsault. Lovely balance with lots of bright red fruit, wild herbs, finishing vibrant and spicy on the palate. A perfect pairing for grilled seafood dishes. Rosé food pairings: onion tarte, baked ham with citrus glaze, salmon and potato cakes. Drink: 2021 - 2022 950576 13.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. August 2021. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Louis Roederer Brut Rosé Champagne 2014, Champagne A.C., France: Louis Roederer is a full-bodied and complex Champagne with floral and bright red berry aromas. Dry with juicy red berry, pink grapefruit and bright citrus flavours with a persistent and playful mousse on the palate. Disgorged in January 2018. Champagne food pairings: roast pheasant, lamb kebabs, quiches, egg dishes, potato salad. Drink: 2021 - 2028 368415 12% XD 750 mL $119.95 Score: 97/100. August 2021. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Robert et Marcel De Chanceny Brut Crémant de Loire, Loire A.O.C., France: Love Crémant De Loire and this traditional method brut Crémant, produced by Cave Robert & Marce. Vibrant and concentrated with a persistent mousse of ripe yellow apple, red berry, lemon zest, toast and smoky, mineral flavours creamy and lingering on the palate. The cuvée blend for this yummy sparkler is 65% Chenin Blanc, 20% Chardonnay and 15% Cabernet Franc. Crémant De Loire food pairings: seafood, shrimp tempura, sushi. 515262 12.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Jeeper La Grande Cuvée Millésime Champagne 2005, Champagne A.C., France: Jeeper La Grande Cuvée Millésime 2005 vintage Champagne is bone-dry and savoury with a persistent and fine mousse of hazelnut, apple dumpling, dried stone-fruit and toasty flavours on the palate. So good now. Chill and enjoy. Champagne food pairings: chips and dip, smoked salmon, fresh-steamed shrimp sammies, lobster salad. Drink: 2021 - 2025 20006 12% D 750 mL $97.95 Score: 94/100. August 2021. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Mer Soleil Silver Unoaked Chardonnay 2018, Monterey County, California, United States: Mer Soleil Silver 2018 Chardonnay is an unoaked, mouth-watering, medium-bodied Chard, dry and zesty with lemon peel, ripe yellow apple, ripe stone-fruit, passionfruit and briny mineral flavours on the palate. Grapes for the 2018 vintage were sourced from California’s Santa Lucia Highlands. Chill and enjoy with BBQ chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, lobster with melted butter poached whitefish in white wine sauce. Drink: 2021 - 2024 220343 14.8% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 88/100. August 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

J. Moreau & Fils Chablis 2019, Burgundy A.C., France: From J. Moreau & Fils, the 2020 Chablis is a classic! Pale green in the glass, elegant and concentrated on the palate with ripe apple, lemon-lime juiciness and flinty mineral flavours finishing long and creamy. Good now, better in 2022 when all of these juicy flavours and beautiful acidity come together. Chablis food pairings: lemon butter lobster, sautéed sea scallops, oyster poor boy. Drink: 2021 - 2028 466144 12.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Catena Appellation Tupungato Chardonnay 2019, Tupungato, Mendoza, Argentina: Catena 2019 Chardonnay is a summery, fragrant Chard with aromas of ripe stone fruit, Meyer lemon and fresh citrus on the nose. This fabulous Argentinean Chardonnay is lush and toasty on the palate with roasted hazelnut, ripe peach, apricot, pink grapefruit finishing long on a flinty mineral note. Chill and enjoy with grilled chicken dishes. Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, duck confit, pork chops, veal cutlets. Drink: 2021 - 2022 10964 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Spier Wines Creative Block 2 Sauvignon Blanc Sémillon 2019, Coastal Region W.O., South Africa: Spier Creative Block 2 2019 is a vegan-friendly, dry, medium-bodied Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon white wine blend produced from sustainably-grown grapes from vineyards in Durbanville and Stellenbosch wine regions. Fresh and mouth-watering with gooseberry, grassy notes, pink grapefruit and fine herb flavours leesy and creamy on the palate. Produced by Jacques Erasmus. Sauvignon Blanc Sémillon food pairings: lobster roll, seared scallops, smoked salmon on baguette. Drink: 2021 - 2023 307827 14% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. August 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pine Ridge Vineyards Chenin Blanc Viognier 2020, California, United States: Pine Ridge 2020 is great value under $20. A vibrant Chenin Blanc and Viognier blend, grapes for this vintage were sourced from the banks of the Sacramento River in Clarksburg with the Viognier wine grapes from the Lodi wine region in California. Dry, lush and medium-bodied with ripe apple, passionfruit, ginger and citrusy flavours on the palate. Chill and enjoy with pork chops from the grill. Chenin Blanc Viognier food pairings: seafood hot pot, grilled chicken, grilled shellfish. Drink: 2021 - 2022 673756 12% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. August 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

13th Street June's Vineyard Chardonnay 2019, Creek Shores, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: From 13th Street, June's Vineyard 2019 Chardonnay is a medium-bodied vibrant Chard from Creek Shores, Niagara Peninsula wine region. Look for ripe yellow plum, peach, summer-kissed white florals and ginger spice flavours finishing long and satisfying on the palate. Chardonnay food pairings: salads, grilled pork tenderloin, pasta Alfredo dishes. Drink: 2021 - 2023 236745 13% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 89/100. August 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Avondale Jonty's Ducks Pekin White 2018, Paarl W.O., South Africa: Avondale Jonty's Ducks Pekin 2018 Chenin Blanc is great value under $17. Produced from mostly Chenin Blanc with some Roussanne, Sémillon and Viognier added to the mix, grapes are organically-grown with the ducks working vineyard patrol, munching on snails and insects. This wine is wild-fermented, so there are some lovely flavours of apple, pear, white-fleshed stone-fruit, apricot, lime zest and pepper spice flavours on the palate. Nicely done! Chill and enjoy with roast chicken. White food pairings: spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, pork tenderloin, toasted ravioli served with Alfredo sauce. Drink: 2021 - 2024 439554 13.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. August 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tahbilk Museum Release Marsanne 2013, Nagambie Lakes, Central Victoria, Victoria, Australia: From Nagambie Lakes, Central Victoria wine region, Tahbilk Museum Release 2013 Marsanne is produced from sustainably-grown grapes. The wine is dry, elegant and mouth-filling with lemon pudding, grapefruit, ripe pear, melon and waxy lanolin flavours (in a good way) silky on the palate. Drink or hold. Marsanne food pairings: cream-based pasta with slices of grilled salmon or shrimp. Drink: 2021 - 2024 276980 12.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. August 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Usana Barrel Fermented Chenin Blanc 2018, Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa: From the Stellenbosch wine region, Usana 2018 is a barrel-fermented Chenin Blanc with grapes sourced from Winshaw Vineyards. Produced by Pierre Winshaw, the Chenin is beautifully crafted with honeyed quince, apricot, nut, ginger, nutmeg and vanilla spice flavours on the palate. Chill and enjoy with roast chicken. Chenin Blanc food pairings: roast chicken, duck confit, seared smoked scallops. Drink: 2021 - 2024 21116 14.5% D 750 mL $23.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Schloss Schönborn Estate Graf Von Schönborn Hattenheimer Pfaffenberg Riesling Kabinett 2018, Rheingau Prädikatswein, Germany: From the Rheingau, Schloss Schönborn Hattenheimer Pfaffenberg 2018 Kabinett Riesling is a classic. Zesty and tasty with fresh pear, ripe stone-fruit, citrusy and silky on the palate with great food-friendly acidity. Chill and enjoy with a cheese fondue. Drink or hold. Riesling Kabinett food pairings: grilled pork tenderloin, mild vegetable curries, smoked fish on baguette. Drink: 2021 - 2025 70946 9.5% M 750 mL $24.95 Score: 91/100. August 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Z. Alexander Brown Uncaged Chardonnay 2018, Monterey County, California, United States: From Monterey County, California, Z. Alexander Brown Uncaged 2018 Chardonnay is a bright and vibrant Chard with fresh apple, dried summer florals, lemon-lime zest, toasted nut and buttery flavours all beautifully balanced with food-friendly acidity. Chill and enjoy with fish chowders or buttered lobster rolls. Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, grilled pork chops, green salads topped with Edam or Fontina cheese and a mango vinaigrette. Drink: 2021 - 2023 10871 14.6% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Foris Vineyards Pinot Blanc 2018, Rogue Valley, Oregon, United States: Foris 2018 Pinot Blanc is produced from estate-grown grapes sourced from the Rogue Valley wine region in Oregon. The wine is fresh, bone-dry, and mouth-watering with white-fleshed stone fruit, apple, lemon zest and leesy mineral flavours on the palate. Chill and enjoy with sauteed halibut steaks in a beurre blanc. Pinot Blanc food pairings: grilled fish, brunch fare, herbed quiches, fish and chips. Drink: 2021 - 2022 486977 13.9% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Supernatural Sauvignon Blanc 2020, Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand: From Hawke's Bay, North Island wine region, The Supernatural 2020 Sauvignon Blanc is produced from estate, organically-grown grapes from 30-plus year old vines. Grapes soaked on their skins for over six hours prior to a cool fermentation, with lees contact and occasional battonage for 12 months. The finished wine is unfined and is so tasty with layers of dried tropical fruit, hay, fine herbs and citrus zest flavours creamy and long on the palate. Chill and enjoy with grilled swordfish steaks. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: herbed quiches, brunch fare, eggs Benedict, salads topped with fresh steamed shrimp. Drink: 2021 - 2022 20211 12.7% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Jacky Marteau Sauvignon Touraine 2019, Loire A.C., France: Domaine Jacky Marteau 2019 Sauvignon Touraine is produced from sustainably-grown Sauvignon Blanc grapes from the Loire Valley region and is exceptional value under $16. Fragrant on the nose with fine herb, Meyer lemon, grassy and mineral aromas, the wine is bone-dry, mouth-watering with citrus zest, tropical fruit, fresh greens and fresh green herbs on the palate. Chill and enjoy with a baguette, herbed goat cheese and a sunny afternoon. Sauvignon Touraine food pairings: Thai green curry fish, fresh oysters on the half shell, chicken and sage skewers, fresh tomato and basil salad, pan-fried freshwater fish.. Drink: 2021 - 2024 745349 13.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 91/100. August 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Siddùra Spèra Vermentino di Gallura 2019, Sardinia D.O.C.G., Italy: From the Sardinia wine region, Siddùra Spèra 2019 Vermentino Di Gallura is a medium-bodied, fruity, dry and zesty Vermentino intense on the palate with fresh pear, Meyer lemon and crisp mineral flavours. “Spèra” means “beam of light” in the dialect of Northern Sardinia. Chill and enjoy on its own or with freshly steamed and chilled shrimp. Vermentino Di Gallura food pairings: grilled white-fleshed fish, sauteed scallops, crab cakes. Drink: 2021 - 2023 11216 14% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 91/100. August 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Di Meo G Salza Irpina Greco di Tufo 2019, Salza Irpina, Campania D.O.C.G., Italy: Di Meo G 2019 Greco Di Tufo is produced from 100% Greco Bianco from the Campania wine region. The Di Meo winery dates back to the year 600 AD with siblings Erminia, Generoso and Roberto now running the wine cellar. Savoury and exotic on the palate with ripe pear, white peach, Meyer lemon, toasty almond and briny mineral flavours vibrant on the palate. Chill and enjoy with soft cheeses and roasted poultry dishes. Greco Di Tufo food pairings: Caesar Salad, calamari, grilled shellfish. Drink: 2021 - 2022 19690 13% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rombauer Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Napa County, Sonoma County, California, United States: Rombauer 2019 Sauvignon Blanc is a flinty, steely, lean and mouth-watering SB with layers of fresh pineapple, melon, Meyer lemon and citrus zest rounded with nicely balanced acidity on the palate. Aged in neutral oak barrels. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: grilled prawns, salads topped with Edam or Fontina cheese, grilled chicken breasts. Drink: 2021 - 2022 18626 14.4% XD 750 mL $43.95 Score: 91/100. August 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Werner Anselmann Gewürztraminer Kabinett 2019, Pfakz Prädikatswein, Germany: From the Pfalz wine region, Werner Anselmann 2019 Gewürztraminer Kabinett is produced by the Anselmann family who have been involved with viticulture for centuries, but it was in 1959 that Werner Anselmann founded this winery. Excellent value under $18, this Gew is off-dry, fresh and fragrant with lychee, rose petal, ginger, anise and sweet spice aromas and flavours on the palate. Gewürztraminer Kabinett food pairings: spicy pork stir-fry, toasted almonds and strong cheeses. Drink: 2021 - 2023 630004 10.5% M 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. August 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bonfils Château L'Esparrou Solaris 2019, Pays D'oc, Languedoc I.G.P., France: From the Languedoc wine region, Château L'esparrou Solaris 2019 is a fragrant and concentrated blend of 50% Vermentino, 35% Viognier and 15% Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains. A beautiful onion-skin amber in the glass, the wine is fragrant with rose petal, ripe peach and orange citrus aromas. Dry, medium-bodied and mouth filling with ripe stone fruit, orange citrus, almond nut, cold tea and spicy flavours on the palate, the wine finishes with a pleasant and refreshing bite. Produced from old vines Vermentino, Viognier and Muscat, with grapes whole-bunch fermented in stainless steel tanks with a cool and long fermentation period and manual punching down of the cap, Chill and enjoy with roast duck a l'orange. Food pairings: duck confit, turkey, roast Cornish game hens. Drink: 2021 - 2023 27084 14.2% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 89/100. August 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

McManis Chardonnay 2019, River Junction, California, United States: A buttery, medium-bodied and creamy Chardonnay with spiced apple, ripe pear, tropical fruit and vanilla flavours that linger with a mild toasty and spicy finish. Fresh acidity for food. Pair with grilled seafood dishes. Chardonnay food pairings: scallops with a sesame ginger dressing, spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, pan-fried cod with lemon butter sauce, toasted ravioli served with Alfredo sauce. Drink: 2020 - 2025 265983 13.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Redstone Limestone Vineyard South Riesling 2018, Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Gorgeous as always, this off-dry, medium-bodied Niagara Riesling is so refreshing with lime zest, honeyed stone-fruit, flinty and wet stone mineral flavours on the palate. Great acidity for food. Pair with schnitzels, smoked fish and brunch fare. Riesling food pairings: scallop ceviche, white fish with mango salsa, salt and pepper shrimp skewers. Drink: 2020 - 2025 381251 10.5% M 750 mL $18.95 Score: 92/100. August 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

First Press Napa Chardonnay 2018, Napa Valley, California, United States: A dry, smoky Chardonnay with ripe pineapple, lemon curd, vanilla, butterscotch flavours rich and creamy on the palate. The Chardonnay is a blend of grapes from warmer and cooler vineyard sites in Napa, giving it a balanced richness and vibrancy. Chardonnay food pairings: scallops with a sesame ginger dressing, grilled seafood, spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, breads. Drink: 2020 - 2024 199810 14.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 89/100. August 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ka Tahi The One Sauvignon Blanc 2020, Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand: From Hawke's Bay wine region, Ka Tahi 2020 Sauvignon Blanc is fresh and vibrant on the nose and palate. Look for ripe grapefruit, ripe white-flesh stone fruit, fine herb and lemon-lime zest flavours long and mouth-watering on the palate. Chill and enjoy with brunch dishes, herbed creamy cheeses and salads. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: grilled fish, oysters Rockefeller, green salads topped with herbed goat cheese. Drink: 2021 - 2022 19757 13% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. August 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Astrolabe Wines Sauvignon Blanc 2020, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Astrolabe Wines 2020 Sauvignon Blanc is produced from sustainably-grown grapes sourced from the Wairau Valley, Awatere Valley and Kekerengu Coast. Produced by Simon Waghorn, this is a medium-bodied, bone-dry Sauvignon Blanc with tropical fruit, gooseberry, grassy and lemon-lime zest aromas and a mouth-watering palate of green herb, gooseberry, tropical fruits, lemon zest flavours finishing long and juicy. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: grilled shrimp, grilled chicken breast, vegetarian pizza, quiches. Drink: 2021 - 2024 10421 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. August 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Samas 2019, Isola Dei Nuraghi, Sardinia I.G.T., Italy: From the Sardinia wine region, Samas 2019 is produced from mostly Vermentino with a splash of Chardonnay added to the mix. Juicy with fresh floral and apple aromas on the nose, the wine is dry, youthful, spritely and creamy on the palate with ripe peach, white florals and balanced acidity. Lovely! Chill and enjoy with grilled white-fleshed fish dishes. Samas is named after the Punic God of the Sun. The Chardonnay and Vermentino were cool-fermented separately with extended fermentation, as well as lees ageing for 40 days The unfined and unfiltered wines were blended and then aged in small concrete vats for three months. Food pairings: grilled chicken breast, summer salads, salmon burgers. Drink: 2021 - 2024 19494 13% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 91/100. August 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tawse Growers Blend Skin Fermented Pinot Gris 2019, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Tawse 2019 Pinot Gris is an orange wine that is 100% skin-fermented. Look for aromas and flavours of soft orange, ripe peach, nougat, earthy and spicy flavours on the palate finishing long and vibrant. Pinot Gris food pairings: salads, salmon patties, fresh-steamed shrimp dishes. Drink: 2021 - 2022 20363 11% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 88/100. August 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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