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Dessert Wine

Quinta do Tedo Port 1997, Douro D.O.C., Portugal: Quinta Do Tedo 1997 vintage Port is deep, dark violet in the glass, fragrant with pink roses, plum, cherry compote and treacle balanced with racy acidity. Expressive and impressive. Pour with creamy blue cheeses, or dark chocolate bars studded with red berry and cherry fruit. Port food pairings: blue cheeses, dark chocolate terrine, chocolate Florentine studded with dry fruit. Drink: 2021 - 2025 18749 20% S 750 mL $71.95 Score: 97/100. September 2021. Top Rated Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bodegas Barbadillo Pastora Manzanilla Pasada, Manzanilla, Sanlúcar De Barrameda D.O., Spain: From Manzanilla, Sanlúcar De Barrameda wine region, Bodegas Barbadillo Pastora is an unfiltered Manzanilla Pasada produced from 100% Palomino grapes and a perfect size (375 ml) for two to enjoy with roasted nuts, Manchego and salty cheeses or grilled seafood dishes. Lovely with soft orange and nutty aromas on the nose concentrated and rich on the palate with dried orchard fruit, white florals, salty and nutty. Manzanilla Pasada food pairings: roasted nuts, Manchego and salty cheeses, grilled seafood. Drink: 2021 - 2022 515965 15% XD 375 mL $16.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cristina Ascheri Moscato d'Asti 2019, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: From Giacomo Ascheri Cellars, Cristina Ascheri 2019 Moscato D'asti is such a pretty, softly sweet frizzante balanced with refreshing acidity on the palate. Love the telltale aromas of orange blossom, lemon zest, fresh stone fruit and fine herbs. Nicely balanced. Chill and enjoy with spicy seafood canapes or with spice cake and rose petal jam for dessert. Moscato D'asti food pairings: honey cake, chocolate cookies, berry tarts, apple dumplings. Drink: 2021 - 2023 746479 5.1% S 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Best Value Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Holdvölgy Eloquence Szamorodni 2010, Tokaj-Hegyalja, Tokaj P.D.O., Hungary: From the Tokaj-Hegyalja, Tokaj Protected Designation of Origin wine region (PDO) Holdvölgy, Eloquence Szamorodni 2010 is produced from 60% Furmint, 40% Hárslevelu grapes. Fragrant on the nose with earthy and dried fruit aromas, this is a zesty, unctuous dessert wine (134 g/l res. sugar) with layers of dried fruit and candied orange zest balanced with brilliant acidity. Smooth silky and long on the finish. Food pairings: apricot and custard flan, fresh fruit cup, lemon tart. Drink: 2021 - 2025 20654 12% S 500 mL $37.95 Score: 92/100. September 2021. Top Rated Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Shannon Ridge Family of Wines High Elevation Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Lake County, California, United States: Shannon Ridge 2018 high-elevation Cabernet Sauvignon is a dry, full-bodied and fresh Cabernet Sauvignon sourced from vineyards in three Lake County sub-appellations of High Valley, Red Hills, and Big Valley with each imparting their own special terroir to the wine. Look for ripe red berry, dark chocolate, under brush, fine herb flavours, rich and savoury on the palate. This wine spent 24 months in both French and American oak barrels. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled venison steak, bison burgers, rack of lamb. Drink: 2021 - 2025 16182 14.3% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 88/100. September 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bordertown Vineyards and Estate Winery Syrah 2018, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada: From the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia wine region, Bordertown Vineyards and Estate Winery 2018 Syrah is a powerful, deep and dark Syrah with layers of dark plum, cherry and black pepper flavours. The wine is matured up to 18 months in American oak barrels. Drink or hold. Syrah food pairings: crown roast of lamb, venison stew, roast duck. Drink: 2021 - 2024 19881 14.5% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hidden Bench Gamay 2019, Lincoln Lakeshore, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: From Hidden Bench Estate Winery in the Lincoln Lakeshore, Niagara Peninsula wine region, Hidden Bench 2019 Gamay is an unfiltered 100% Gamay Noir, fragrant with ripe blue plums, raspberry, earthy and spicy pepper flavours on the palate balanced with juicy acidity for food. Lightly chill and pour with three-pepper steak. Gamay food pairings: pepper steak, grilled chicken, veal chops. Drink: 2021 - 2023 20422 12.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Donatella Cinelli Colombini Brunello di Montalcino 2015, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: From the Tuscany wine region, Donatella Cinelli Colombini 2015 Brunello Di Montalcino is a full-bodied, savoury and vibrant Brunello rich with ripe cherry, earthy, cedar spice and smoky flavours smooth and full on the palate. Good now, better in 2022. The Sangiovese vines for this wine grow in clay and stony soils. In 1592, Donatella Cinelli Colombini’s ancestors already owned Casato. Donatella's grandmother passed the winery on to Donatella’s mother, who passed it on to her daughter, Violante. Brunello Di Montalcino food pairings: grilled steak, roast leg of lamb, hard cheese, veal piccata. Drink: 2022 - 2036 113357 14% XD 750 mL $65.95 Score: 93/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Carodorum Selección Especial Reserva 2015, Toro D.O., Spain: From the Toro wine region, Carodorum is produced from 100% Tinta de Toro. Dry, full-bodied and vibrant with dark plum, blackberry, spicy and smoky toasty oak flavours smooth, supple and long on the palate. Food pairings: crown roast of lamb, grilled sausages, roast duck. Drink: 2021 - 2024 535443 13% XD 750 mL $49.95 Score: 93/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Clos Bagatelle Au Fil de Soi Saint-Chinian 2017, Saint-Chinian, Languedoc A.C., France: Clos Bagatelle Au Fil De Soi 2017 is a barrel-aged 2017 Saint Chinian, vibrant and zesty blend of 35% Syrah, 30% Grenache, 20% Mourvèdre and 15% Carignan. Dry, medium-plus-bodied with aromas of earthy violets, anise, forest berries and flinty mineral flavours savoury on the palate with good acidity for food. Tannins are fine and velvety. Drink or hold. Food pairings: veal chops, grilled chicken breasts, lamb kebabs. Drink: 2021 - 2024 561258 14% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Antico Sigillo Primitivo di Manduria 2017, Puglia I.G.P., Italy: Antico Sigillo 2017 Primitivo Di Manduria is a dry, full-bodied, rich and elegant Puglia wine, velvety on the palate with crush black raspberry, dark cherry, cocoa and spicy flavours on the palate finishing on a lingering flinty mineral note. Pour with meaty game stews. Primitivo Di Manduria food pairings: roast partridge, venison stew, rabbit fricassee. Drink: 2021 - 2022 439596 14% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 88/100. September 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Michele Chiarlo Reyna Barbaresco 2016, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: Michele Chiarlo Reyna 2016 Barbaresco is produced from 100% Nebbiolo sourced from two vineyards in the Piedmont wine region. In the Treiso Vineyard, vines are grown in calcareous clay marl soils and in the Barbaresco Vineyard, the earth has more sand. The wine was aged 18 months in large oak casks. Fragrant with red berry fruit, rose petals, black tea and sous bois aromas; elegant on the palate with dried cherry, red berry, tobacco leaf and anise flavour matched with mouth-watering acidity. Tannins are fine and grippy. Needs a bit more cellar time to begin to show its best. Try in 2024. Pour with a well-marbled prime rib roast. Barbaresco food pairings: rich meaty stews, pork sausage and roast root vegetable casserole, roast chicken. Drink: 2024 - 2035 583260 13.5% XD 750 mL $36.95 Score: 94/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Zenato Valpolicella Superiore 2018, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: Zenato 2018 is a full-bodied Valpolicella Superiore from the Veneto wine region. Produced from mostly Corvina Veronese with Rondinella and Corvinone, look for aromas of ripe dark fruit, smoked meat, dark chocolate and savoury herbs, vibrant and silky on the palate. Founded in 1960, Zenato is one of the most trusted names in all of wine industry. For more than half a century, Zenato has concentrated on making premium wines in Veneto. Valpolicella Superiore food pairings: pasta in a thick tomato sauce, meat lasagna, sausage and cheesy pizza. Drink: 2021 - 2026 995704 13.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Don Pascual Coastal Tannat 2018, Juanico, Uruguay: From Juanico in Uruguay, Don Pascual 2018 Tannat is excellent value under $15. Look for dark berry, plum, earthy herbs, smoky and spicy flavours on this vibrant full-bodied red with a lingering briny mineral finish. Pour with smoked and slow-braised red meats. Tannat food pairings: venison steaks, bison burgers, grilled Tomahawk steak. Drink: 2021 - 2025 19478 14% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Schild Estate Shiraz 2018, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia: From the Barossa Valley, Schild Estate 2018 Shiraz is a medium-bodied, juicy and intense Shiraz with fresh red and dark cherry, blueberry, plum compote, spicy flavours with a smoky and smooth finish on the palate. For $22 this wine over delivers. Grapes are sourced from the family vineyards in Lyndoch and Rowland Flat and the wine was matured in a mix of French (20% new) and American oak barrels. Shiraz food pairings: veal, roasted stuffed turkey, hamburgers, pizza, barbecued beef. Drink: 2021 - 2035 66555 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 93/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Losi Querciavalle Chianti Classico 2015, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Losi Querciavalle 2015 Chianti Classico is a great value 90% Sangiovese and 10% Canaiolo full-bodied red blend from Losi's historic Querciavalle estate. Sourced from vines thriving in Galestro marl and Albarese limestone soils, wines are typically robust and require some time in cellar, but deliver they do. After fermentation in stainless-steel tanks and malo, the wine is aged up to 18 months in oak casks and up to six months in bottle prior to release. Look for bright cherry, earthy violets, red plum, spice, savoury herbs and dusty tannins on this well-priced Chianti under $20. Pour with your favourite meaty lasagne dish. Chianti Classico food pairings: meaty lasagne, meat-lover's pizza, veal Parmesan. Drink: 2021 - 2026 515478 14.1% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. September 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Landaluce Caprichio de Landaluce 2017, Rioja D.O.C.G., Spain: From the Rioja wine region, Landaluce Caprichio De Landaluc 2017 is produced from 100% Tempranillo from the Rioja Alavesa. Rich on the nose with dark plum, spice and dark chocolate aromas, this wine is dry, full-bodied with ripe dark fruits, cedar brush, black tea and savoury herbs lingering on the palate. Drinking nicely now. Drink or hold. Food pairings: venison tenderloin, roast beef, game birds. Drink: 2021 - 2025 26428 14% XD 750 mL $41.95 Score: 92/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Band of Vintners Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Napa Valley, California, United States: California Band Of Vintners 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon is a medium-bodied Napa Cab with earthy florals, blackberry, blackcurrant, crushed black raspberry, cedar spice, dark chocolate and toasty oak spice flavours lingering on the finish. Pour with burgers and ribs. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast beef, grilled long beef ribs, roast leg of pork. Drink: 2021 - 2026 20816 14.5% XD 750 mL $59.95 Score: 92/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Piedra Negra Alta Colección Cabernet Sauvignon 2019, Valle De Uco, Mendoza, Argentina: From the Valle De Uco, Mendoza wine region, Piedra Negra Alta Colección 2019 is a spot-on, medium-plus-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon with blackberry, blueberry, cassis, fresh earth and nutty flavours that linger on. Excellent acidity for food with pleasantly chewy tannins. Pour with grilled red meats. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled sirloin steaks, gourmet burgers topped with blue cheese, grilled game sausages. Drink: 2021 - 2026 19287 14% D 750 mL $17.00 Score: 93/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Piattelli Vineyards Reserve Malbec 2019, Valle De Cafayate, Salta, Argentina: From the Salta region of Argentina, the 2019 Piattelli Reserve is a gorgeous Malbec at a gorgeous price ($17). Dry, medium-plus-bodied, rich with dark plum, blueberry, mulberry, mocha, black pepper and smoked meat flavours on the palate. Excellent balance and finesse. Tannins are firm. Pour with a juicy beef steak from the grill. Minnesota restaurateur Jon Malinski and his family run this winery. Malbec food pairings: roast beef, meat-lover's pizza, lamb cutlets, rich lentil stew. Drink: 2021 - 2028 452029 14.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kalaris Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Napa Valley, California, United States: From Kalaris Family Vineyards, Kalaris 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon is a youthful, boisterous Cab Sauv., with earthy blue florals, bright black plums, fresh blackberry, wild herbs and minty flavours lingering on the palate. A long life ahead on this full-bodied red from the Napa Valley wine region, and a good cellaring candidate. Drink or hold until 2028. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: rack of lamb, rib eye steak, pork crown roast, roast duck. Drink: 2021 - 2030 20716 14.4% XD 750 mL $84.95 Score: 93/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Heritance Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Napa Valley, California, United States: From Taub Family Vineyards, Heritance 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon is rich and full-bodied with ripe dark berry, plum compote and dark cherry jam, toasty oak and vanilla flavours on the palate. Balanced with good acidity for food. Tannins are velvety and rounded. The valley oak pictured on the label honors the family's provenance, while the diamond at the base of the tree represents the seed planted for generations to come. The wine was aged 18 months in French Oak barrels (60% new). Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast beef, venison filet mignon, roast duck. Drink: 2021 - 2027 26581 15% XD 750 mL $59.95 Score: 92/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Shingleback Davey Estate Reserve Shiraz 2018, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: From the McLaren Vale, Shingleback, Davey Estate Reserve 2018 is a vegan-friendly Shiraz produced from a single vineyard. Deep purple in the glass, vibrant and full-bodied with spiced plum, dark berry, pepper, anise and toasty oak spice flavours on the palate. Tannins are firm. Decant one hour prior to pouring with a well-marbled steak or chops from the grill. Shiraz food pairings: stuffed beef rolls, spice-braised lamb, hamburgers, black bean soup. Drink: 2021 - 2032 431296 14.5% D 750 mL $22.95 Score: 92/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Pineraie Cahors 2017, Cahors, Southwest A.C., France: Château Pineraie 2017 is a modern style Cahors produced from 85% Malbec and 15% Merlot wine grapes from 30-plus year old vines. Rich and concentrated on the palate with blackberry, blueberry, thyme, pepper, savoury herbs and toasty oak spice with balanced acidity for food and rich tannins. Excellent Value under $20. Decant for one hour prior to pouring with grilled game sausages or a sausage cassoulet. Food pairings: grilled hanger steak, bison burgers, beef rouladen. Drink: 2021 - 2026 78725 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. September 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bookwalter Winery Readers Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Columbia Valley, Washington, United States: From the Columbia Valley wine region, Bookwalter Readers 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon is an elegant, full-bodied mostly Cab Sauv. with a splash of Syrah added to round it out. Concentrated and plushy on the palate with juicy black cherry, blackberry, blueberry, dried herbs and toasty spice flavours supple and long on the palate. Tannins are fine. Just Delicious! Enjoy with a grilled flat iron steak. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast beef, venison stews, grilled game sausages, roast duck. Drink: 2021 - 2026 13238 15.2% D 750 mL $34.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Argyle Willamette Valley Grower Series Pinot Noir 2019, Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States: Argyle 2019 Pinot Noir is produced from sustainably-grown grapes from Dundee Hills valleys to Eola-Amity Hills. This is a velvety, supple and zesty PN with fleshy cherry, raspberry, dried herbs, nutmeg, cardamon, pepper spice flavours and a lingering, zesty finish. Lightly chill and enjoy on its own or pair it with a pork tenderloin encroute. Pinot Noir food pairings: roast leg of lamb, lamb tagine, lamb stew. Drink: 2021 - 2024 909499 13.5% D 750 mL $32.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Antinori Tenuta Guado al Tasso Cont'Ugo 2018, Bolgheri, Tuscany D.O.C., Italy: Produced by Marchesi Antinori. Tenuta Guado Al Tasso Cont'ugo 2018 is a full-bodied, juicy Merlot, elegant and tasty with ripe dark cherry, mocha, spiced plum and meaty flavours generous on the palate. Produced from grapes sourced from Antinori's Guado al Tasso estate. Tannins are still quite firm. Good now, better in 2022 and could easily cellar for five-plus years. Food pairings: roast leg of lamb, grilled venison ribs, crown roast of pork with all the trimmings. Drink: 2022 - 2028 12620 14.5% XD 750 mL $56.95 Score: 92/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Marcelo Pelleriti Signature Cabernet Franc 2018, Valle De Uco, Mendoza, Argentina: From the Valle de Uco wine region, Marcelo Pelleriti Signature 2018 Cabernet Franc is a rich, full-bodied red, intense and vibrant on the palate with bright raspberry, earthy florals, dried tobacco leaf, pepper spice and flinty flavours. Tannins are grippy and this promising CF would benefit from some time in cellar to mellow out. Good now, better in 2023. Cabernet Franc food pairings: games roasts, sausage cassoulet, meat-lover's pizza with lots of cheese. Drink: 2023 - 2028 19387 15% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 92/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Marcelo Pelleriti Signature Malbec 2018, Valle De Uco, Mendoza, Argentina: Mendoza Marcelo Pelleriti Signature 2018 Malbec is a dry, medium-bodied and juicy Argentinean red produced from vines planted over 100 years ago. Bright on the palate with fresh blackberry, blueberry, earthy florals savoury and supple on the palate with fine-grained tannins. Pour with grilled meats. Drink or hold. Malbec food pairings: slow-braised lamb shanks, grilled pork tenderloin, roast Cornish game hens. Drink: 2021 - 2023 19383 14% XD 750 mL $32.95 Score: 93/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mitolo G.A.M. Shiraz 2018, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: Mitolo G.A.M. 2018 Shiraz is a beast and needs to be fed a grilled Porterhouse steak done rare! Grapes are sourced from the Chinese Block Vineyard in the south McLaren Vale. Deep red-violet in the glass, this Shiraz is showing layers of liquid black cherry, mulberry, anise and chocolate flavours concentrated and velvety-smooth on the palate. Good now, better in 2022. "G.A.M." stands for the initials of the Mitolo children. Shiraz food pairings: three cheese pizza, Margherita pizza, roasted asparagus, garlic and goat cheese flan. Drink: 2022 - 2035 596031 14.5% D 750 mL $44.95 Score: 95/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Le Clos du Roy 2018, Fronsac, Bordeaux A.C., France: Le Clos Du Roy 2018 is a full-bodied and fruity Bordeaux blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec. Lovely on the nose with plum compote, cassis, cedar spice, dark chocolate, savoury and velvety on the palate. Nicely done and an excellent value Bordeaux from the Fronsac wine region. Food pairings: prime rib roast, roast turkey, lentil and roast vegetable stew. Drink: 2021 - 2026 21064 15% XD 750 mL $28.95 Score: 93/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Jean-Michel Duprè Vignes de 1940 Beaujolais-Villages 2019, Beaujolais A.C., France: Jean-Michel Duprè Vignes De 1940 2019 is a great value Beaujolais-Village under $17. Vignes De 1940 Beaujolais-Villages vineyard is perched above the village of Beaujeu, in the heart of Beaujolais. The Gamay vines are over 80 years of age. A muscular red Gamay with ripe tannins, look for fresh strawberry, ripe raspberry, blackberry, mocha, dried fine herbs and toasty oak spice balanced with vibrant acidity. Pour with roast chicken. Food pairings: veal chops in red wine sauce, grilled steak, vegetarian pizza. Drink: 2021 - 2024 468710 13.8% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. September 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Bonnin Pichon Lussac Saint-Émilion Grande Réserve 2019, Lussac Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux A.C., France: Château Bonnin Pichon 2019 is a rich and fruity blend of Merlot, Cab Franc and Cab Sauv. from the Lussac, a satellite appellation of Saint-Émilion. Dry, medium-bodied and lush with ripe dark blue plum, blueberry, blackberry, crushed raspberry, leather, mocha, pepper and vanilla flavours on the palate. An excellent value Bordeaux under $23. Pour with an entrecôte of beef. Food pairings: grilled meats, baron of beef roast, tourtière. Drink: 2021 - 2025 280008 13% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Saint-Roch Vieilles Vignes Syrah Grenache 2018, Côtes Du Roussillon A.P., France: Saint-Roch 2018 is an excellent value, full-bodied Syrah and Grenache wine blend under $17 from old vines over 60 years of age. A tasty GSM from the Côtes-De-Roussillon wine region. Rich with dark fruit, savoury and supple on the palate with ripe blueberry, dark cherry, wild herbs and smoky spicy flavours. Syrah Grenache food pairings: pork tenderloin en croute served with Honey crisp apple sauce, vegetarian pizza, rosemary rubbed grilled lamb chops. Drink: 2021 - 2026 195107 14% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 92/100. September 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Gigognan Clos du Roi Châteauneuf-Du-Pape 2016, Rhône A.C., France: Château Gigognan Clos Du Roi 2016 Châteauneuf-Du-Pape is fragrant with ripe cassis, dark fruits and is dark and toasty with dried red berry fruit, blackberry, blueberry, wild herbs, licorice rich and concentrated on the palate. A full-bodied blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre beautifully balanced and drinking beautiful now, and can easily hold in cellar for five-plus years. Châteauneuf-Du-Pape food pairings: roast pork, leg of lamb, roast duck. Drink: 2021 - 2028 20937 15.6% D 750 mL $52.95 Score: 95/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Wagner Family of Wine Caymus-Suisun Grand Durif 2018, Suisun Valley, California, United States: From Suisun Valley, California, Caymus-Suisun Grand Durif 2018 Petite Sirah is a deep and broody violet in the glass, fragrant with blue florals, blueberry and plum, and silky smooth on the palate with layers of ripe blueberry, red plum, chocolate and toasty oak spice flavours on a medium-bodied frame. Tannins are fine, velvety and lingering. Pour with a sirloin steak from the grill. Grand Durif food pairings: well-marbled ribeye steak, pork roast, roast leg of lamb. Drink: 2021 - 2025 15425 15.4% D 750 mL $69.95 Score: 93/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Familia Schroeder Alpataco Pinot Noir 2019, Patagonia, Argentina: From Patagonia, Alpataco 2019 Pinot Noir is fresh with bright cherry, blueberry, cinnamon, nutmeg and toasty oak notes smooth and well-defined on the palate. Nicely done, nicely balanced and a nice price at $15. Lightly chill and enjoy with turkey burgers. Pinot Noir food pairings: lamb kebabs, veal chops, roasted root vegetables, vegetable and chicken stew. Drink: 2021 - 2024 19386 13.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Chateau Tanunda Grand Barossa Shiraz 2019, Barossa, South Australia, Australia: Chateau Tanunda 2019 Shiraz is a dry, full-bodied and intense Shiraz from the Barossa wine region, South Australia. So fragrant on the nose with ripe, dark plums, spicy, minty, olive, toasted nut and vanilla flavours supple and silky on the palate. Tannins are fine-grained. Excellent value under $20 and drinking beautiful now but can easily cellar for five-plus years. Enjoy with a garlic and rosemary studded rack of lamb. Shiraz food pairings: roast leg of lamb, grilled venison ribs, slow-braised blade of beef roast. Drink: 2021 - 2030 20884 14.9% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Marchesi Antinori Le Mortelle Poggio alle Nane 2017, Maremma, Tuscany D.O.C., Italy: Produced by Marchesi Antinori, Le Mortelle Poggio Alle Nane 2017 is a full-bodied, mostly Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon with some Carmenère added to the mix. From a hot vintage, this is a beautifully-crafted Tuscany red with balance and finesse showing ripe dark fruits, ripe raspberry, cassis, mocha, thyme, and savoury herbs flavours. Acidity is balanced and tannins are velvety... no easy feat. Poggio alle Nane’s name is in recognition of the history of where the vines grow. Duck breeding farms once existed and the name “Nane” is local dialect for duck. Drink or hold. Food pairings: steak Bordelaise, roast beef, grilled beef long ribs. Drink: 2021 - 2027 556589 14% XD 750 mL $88.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Lagrange 2018, Lussac-Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux A.C., France: Château Lagrange 2018 is gorgeous on the palate and on the pocketbook as well at $24. A dry, full-bodied, charactful and tasty blend of Merlot and Cabernet grapes grown in the Right Bank district of Lussac St. Émilion. From a warm vintage, this Bordeaux beauty is concentrated with ripe blueberry, plum, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla and just a hint of oak spice on the palate. Supple and mouth-filling. Pour with a prime rib roast. Food pairings: rib roast, venison stew, rabbit au vins. Drink: 2021 - 2026 230391 13% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 92/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kanonkop Kadette 2018, Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa: Kanonkop Kadette is a dry and full-bodied red blend of 37% Pinotage, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot from the Stellenbosch wine region. The wine was matured up to 24 months in French oak barrels. Complex, intense and beautifully-crafted with layers of dark plum, red berry, cassis, dried wild herbs, pepper spice ending long an luxurious on a briny mineral note. So well-crafted and well-priced at $20. Drink or hold. Food pairings: game roasts, grilled venison sausages, roast partridge. Drink: 2021 - 2028 21111 14% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Remo Farina Montecorna Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore 2018, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: Form the Veneto wine region, Remo Farina Montecorna 2018 Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore is excellent value under $20. Produced from 70% Corvina, 15% Corvinone, 10% Rondinella and 5% Molinara, this full-bodied red savoury and smoky on the palate with dark cherry, ripe red berry, dark chocolate, espresso, wild herbs, dark spices and smoky vanilla flavours. Finishes long and creamy with fine, velvety tannins. Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore food pairings: pizza topped with steak strips and garlic, spicy sausage , prime rib roast, hearty winter stew. Drink: 2021 - 2026 56267 14% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Siaurac 2010, Lalande De Pomerol, Bordeaux A.C., France: I wonder if the alcohol level is correct on the label? It doesn't taste that hot, and this is very high for Bordeaux at 15%. Love the nose of this full-bodied Bordeaux red wine blend of Cabernet Franc and Merlot grapes from the Left Bank region of Pomerol. The 2010 vintage was a strong one for Bordeaux. Aromas of fleshy red cherries and violets, followed by darker fruit on the palate. Luscious and supple with some tannic grip that will soften with 2 hours decanting. This will last in the cellar but why wait as it's ready now. Good, satisfying finish. Pair with a rare, juicy steak. Food pairings: roast Bresse chicken, roast pheasant with garlic leeks, veal chops in red wine sauce. Drink: 2018 - 2026 309831 15% D 750 mL $44.95 Score: 92/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Castelli del Grevepesa Castelgreve Chianti Classico Riserva 2016, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Castelgreve Riserva 2016 Chianti Classico is a mouth-watering, medium-plus-bodied Chianti Classico just made for rich, meaty tomato sauce and pasta dishes. Smooth and mouth-filling with ripe black cherry, plum, cedar brush, cinnamon, clove and savoury herbs vibrant on the palate. Good now, better with a little cellar time. Try in 2023. Chianti Classico Riserva food pairings: beef, mushroom risotto, blue cheeses on burgers. Drink: 2021 - 2035 344416 13.5% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Masi Serego Alighieri Vaio Armaron Amarone della Valpolicella 2013, Veneto D.O.C.G., Italy: A full-bodied, intensely concentrated Italian red wine made using the Appassimento method of drying grapes before fermentation to add intensity of flavour, body and alcohol to the final wine. Look for bright dark cherry, dried red and blackberry, earthy, savoury herbs and cedar spice flavours finishing long and satisfying on the palate. Amarone Della Valpolicella food pairings: pasta with a tomato sauce, roasted venison, beef and veggie stew, leg of lamb. Drink: 2019 - 2026 462812 15.5% D 750 mL $89.95 Score: 96/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

St. Supéry Élu 2015, Napa Valley, California, United States: A spectacular Napa Valley red wine blend of 74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 7% Malbec, 5% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petit Verdot grapes. This wine was matured for 19 months of French oak barrels. It offers seductive aromas of ripe blackberry, cassis, cigar box, dried herbs and toast. Pair with a grilled steak or gourmet hamburger. Food pairings: grilled rare steaks, venison roast, roast pheasant. Drink: 2021 - 2030 52191 14.6% D 750 mL $99.95 Score: 95/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Urbina Reserva Especial 2006, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: A mature Rioja red blend of 90% Tempranillo with some Graciano and Mazuelo. Dark berry, figgy, dried fruit and smoky flavours on the palate. Pair with grilled game sausages. Food pairings: roast chicken, roasted root vegetables, meaty stews. Drink: 2019 - 2024 10494 14% XD 750 mL $42.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Goru Gold Monastrell Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah 2017, Jumilla D.O.P., Spain: A savoury, juicy, full-bodied Spanish red wine blend of Monastrell, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah grapes. Aromas of fleshy ripe blackberries and plums. Perfect for grilled meats. Monastrell Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah food pairings: wine-braised beef, turkey with gravy, grilled game sausages. Drink: 2020 - 2028 26428 14.5% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine la Décelle Réserve Valréas 2017, Valréas, Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.C., France: Domaine la Décelle Reserve 2017 is a fragrant, medium-plus-bodied Grenache and Syrah red wine blend with bright red berry fruit and pink florals on the nose; dry, vibrant and silky with strawberry, red berry, fresh cherry, pepper and smoky flavours supple, silky and lingering on the palate. Food pairings: roast chicken, grilled pork chops, meat-lover's pizza, tourtiere, sausage cassoulet, turkey burgers. Drink: 2020 - 2022 14391 13.5% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 92/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sister's Run Bethlehem Block Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Barossa, South Australia, Australia: Produced by Winemaker Elena Brooks, a single-block Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon. Ripe with dark fruit, blackberry, black currant, savoury herb flavours with bright acidity food. Pair with grilled lamb chops. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hearty meat dishes, hard cheese, braised pork shanks with white beans, sizzling New York strip steaks. Drink: 2020 - 2025 360636 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Heritance Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Napa Valley, California, United States: From Taub Family Vineyards, Heritance 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon is rich and full-bodied with ripe dark berry, plum compote and dark cherry jam, toasty oak and vanilla flavours on the palate. Balanced with good acidity for food. Tannins are velvety and rounded. The valley oak pictured on the label honors the family's provenance, while the diamond at the base of the tree represents the seed planted for generations to come. The wine was aged 18 months in French Oak barrels (60% new). Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: prime rib, grilled pork, game sausage cassoulet, roast beef, venison filet mignon, roast duck. Drink: 2020 - 2025 26581 15% XD 750 mL $54.95 Score: 92/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mountadam Eden Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Eden Valley, South Australia, Australia: From Eden Valley, Mountadam 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon is earthy, spicy and intense with blackberry, cassis, olive, menthol, cigar box and sous bois flavours balanced with vibrant acidity on the palate. Tannins are rich. Aged up to 24 months in oak barrels. Pour with a well-marbled beef roast. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast beef, lamb stew, rabbit fricassee, bison burgers, tourtiere. Drink: 2020 - 2022 15992 14.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Echeverria Gran Reserva Pinot Noir 2018, Casablanca Valley, Chile: An elegant, modern style Pinot Noir produced from grapes sourced on the outskirts of Molina in the cool-climate Casablanca Valley, Vegan-friendly, look for ripe strawberry, red berry, spicy and dried fine herb flavours with a zesty finish. Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled flank steak, venison stew, baked partridge in wild mushroom sauce. Drink: 2020 - 2023 485284 13.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château de Ribebon Bordeaux Supérieur 2017, Bordeaux A.C., France: Produced by Alain Aubert, prop., Château de Ribebon Bordeaux Supérieur 2017 is amazing value under $16. Produced from Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc grapes, look for bright blueberry, earthy blue florals, savoury herbs, pepper spice and flinty flavours on the palate. Pair with roast duck or beef. Food pairings: tourtière, gourmet burgers, slow-braised meats, smoked meats, prime rib roast, pork tenderloin en croute, steak and kidney pie. Drink: 2021 - 2025 12281 13.5% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Michele Chiarlo Le Orme 16 Months Barbera d'Asti 2018, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: Michele Chiarlo Le Orme 2018 Barbera d'Asti is an excellent value Barbera under $16. Lovely, smoky and balanced with ripe plum, ripe cherry, dark chocolate, vanilla, black pepper and cedar spice flavours vibrant on the palate. This wine underwent malolactic conversion and spent 16 months in stainless-steel tanks and finishes long with firm tannins. The wine is classified at the highest Italian level, Barbera d'Asti DOCG, and the vineyards form part of Langhe-Roero and Monferrato, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014. Pour with an onion and tomato tarte. Barbera D'asti food pairings: roasted pepper, tomato and pasta casserole, grilled Italian sausage, tomato risotto, vegetarian lasagne, Margherita pizza. Drink: 2021 - 2025 265413 13.5% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. September 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Merlot 2018, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: Mt. Boucherie 2018 Merlot is so plushy, meaty and juicy. Love the ripe spiced plum and dark cherry aromas on this full-bodied Merlot from the Okanagan Valley, B.C. Supple on the palate with fleshy, ripe black plums, black raspberry, sweet dried tobacco leaf, savoury herbs and smoky spicy, flinty flavours on the palate. Mt. Boucherie Estate takes its name from the volcano that existed in the Okanagan over 40 millions years ago. Pour with some juicy farmer's pork chops from the grill. Merlot food pairings: grilled sausage, pork roast, veal chops. Drink: 2021 - 2025 17865 14.9% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Terredora Di Paolo Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio Rosso 2018, Campania D.O.C., Italy: Terredora Lacryma Christi Del Vesuvio 2018 Piedirosso is a full-bodied, meaty red produced from grapes sourced from select vineyards in Irpinia and Sannio areas in the Campania wine region. Piedirosso translates to red feet, referring to the distinctive red stems of this variety indigenous to Campania that also looks a bit like a dove’s foot. Dry, vibrant with a mouthful of dark fruit, crushed raspberries, currants, licorice with a long black cherry finish. Tannins are pleasantly grippy. Pour with roasted or slow-cooked game dishes. Christi Del Vesuvio Rosso food pairings: grilled steaks, veal chops, pork tenderloin, turkey. Drink: 2021 - 2025 93088 13% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Corte Medicea Atos 2015, Tuscany I.G.T., Italy: Corte Medicea Atos 2015 Merlot is produced from 100% Merlot grapes from the Tuscany wine region. Look for dark cherry, plum compote, prunes and oak spice flavours on the palate. Balanced with good acidity for food. Pour with a pork roast. Food pairings: roast pork, duck, Mediterranean chicken, lamb stew. Drink: 2021 - 2024 475996 15% D 750 mL $26.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Feudo Disisa Nero d'Avola 2018, Sicily I.G.T., Italy: Feudo Disisa 2018 Nero D'avola is produced from sustainably-grown grapes. Deep violet in the glass, this is a full-bodied Sicilian red fragrant with fresh violets, blackberry, wild herbs, cooked bacon and smoky dark spice flavours supple on the palate. Very approachable now. Nero D'avola food pairings: tourtiere, bison burgers, grilled games sausages. Drink: 2021 - 2025 238899 13.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. September 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ironstone Merlot 2019, Lodi, California, United States: From the Lodi wine region, Ironstone 2019 Merlot is a consistent crowd-pleaser and a great value California Merlot under $18. Produced by the Kautz family, owners and operators of Ironstone, who began farming Lodi in 1926 and who have been making wine there ever since. Rich on the nose and rich on the palate with dark berry, black cherry, chocolate and toasty oak spice flavours on the palate, this is a supple and easy-to-enjoy Merlot to pour with burgers and ribs from the grill. Merlot food pairings: grilled ribs, burgers, cheese, poultry, lamb, grilled sausages. Drink: 2021 - 2026 704353 14% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Montes Alpha Carmenère 2018, Colchagua Valley D.O., Chile: Montes Alpha 2018 Carmenère is produced from sustainably-grown, dry-farmed grapes from the Colchagua Valley wine region. The wine over delivers at $20 and is always a crowd pleaser. Fragrant with ripe plum, blackberry, mocha aromas on the nose; dry, medium-bodied with plum compote, dark berry fruit, blueberry, dried herbs, olives and flinty mineral flavours. Pour with a sausage cassoulet. Carmenère food pairings: wine-braised beef, turkey with heavy sauces, wild boar, bison chilli. Drink: 2021 - 2025 143230 14% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 93/100. September 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Delas Saint-Esprit Côtes du Rhône 2019, Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.C., France: Delas Saint-Esprit 2019 is a medium-plus-bodied, lush and juicy Rhône red blend of 60% Syrah with the balance in Grenache, and just excellent value under $20! Inviting on the nose with ripe red plum, cherry compote, pink florals, rooibos tea, dried fine herbs finishing long and savoury on the palate with a kiss of spice. Drinking beautiful now. Pour with a roast leg of lamb. The Delas winery was founded in 1835 and is owned by the Champagne house Louis Roederer, which produces the coveted Cristal. Food pairings: prime rib roast, pulled pork sammies, grilled meats in a black bean sauce. Drink: 2021 - 2022 729962 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Chateau St. Jean Cabernet Sauvignon 2019, Sonoma County, California, United States: From Sonoma County, Chateau St. Jean 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon is an excellent-value, full-bodied California Cab at $20. Solid and consistently good, the 2019 vintage is dry with lots of ripe dark fruit, dark cherry, cassis and just enough oak spice on the palate. Pour with pulled pork sliders. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: beef brisket, gourmet burgers, rich meat-based pasta dish. Drink: 2021 - 2027 38034 13.8% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosés

Gérard Bertrand Perles de Grenache Rosé 2020, Pays D'oc, Languedoc I.G.P., France: Gérard Bertrand Perles 2020 Grenache rosé is a medium-bodied, dry and zesty 100% Grenache rosé, with pink florals, bright ripe strawberry, red berry, fine herbs and crisp mineral flavours mouth-watering on the palate. The pearl necklace engraved on this bottle was created by Chantal Thomass, a renowned French lingerie designer. Gérard Bertrand has been called the King of the Languedoc because of his understanding of its varied terroirs. Chill and enjoy on its own or with watercress and fresh steamed shrimp finger sandwiches. Grenache Rosé food pairings: grilled chicken salads, seafood appetizers, seared tuna. Drink: 2021 - 2022 556209 12.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Featherstone Rosé 2020, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Great Value under $16 on this Canadian Niagara Peninsula rosé. Featherstone 2020 is a mouth-watering Cab. Franc, Gamay and Merlot rosé wine blend with bright strawberry, raspberry, watermelon bright and zesty with food-friendly acidity on the palate. Delicious with roast turkey or duck. In 2019, David Johnson was named Winemaker of the Year at the Ontario Wine Awards while Featherstone celebrated its 20th vintage. Rosé food pairings: avocado spring greens and strawberry salad, corn pineapple avocado and kale salad with strawberry dressing, golden beet salad with spring onion and goat cheese. Drink: 2021 - 2022 117861 13.2% M 750 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mirabeau Pure Rosé 2020, Côtes De Provence, Provence A.C., France: Mirabeau Pure 2020 is a floral, elegant and zesty Côtes De Provence rosé and a fresh and fruity blend of Grenache and Syrah with a splash of Cinsault. Bright on the palate with ripe peach, pink grapefruit, tropical fruit flavours with a flinty mineral kiss. Pour with pork and veggie kebabs from the grill. Rosé food pairings: salmon patties, grilled pork tenderloin, cold chicken sandwiches. Drink: 2021 - 2022 19847 12.6% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

San Marzano Tramari Rosé di Primitivo 2020, Salento, Puglia I.G.P., Italy: From the Salento, Puglia wine region, San Marzano Tramari 2020 Rosé Di Primitivo rosé is excellent value under $15. Fragrant with bright red berry aromas and rose petals, fresh melon and briny mineral notes refreshing on the palate. Chill and enjoy with charcuterie and mild cheeses. Rosé Di Primitivo food pairings: baked ham, creamy cheeses, grilled chicken, charcuterie. Drink: 2021 - 2022 556258 13% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. September 2021. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cambria Julia's Vineyard Pinot Noir Rosé 2020, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara County, California, United States: From Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara County, Cambria Julia's Vineyard 2020 Pinot Noir Rosé is produced from sustainably-grown PN grapes from 35-plus year old vines grown on the seaside coastal slopes of California. Lovely on the nose with fresh violets, pink florals, zesty on the palate with bright cherry, red berry, fine herbs and a kiss of spice on the palate. Nicely done! Pinot Noir Rosé food pairings: grilled seafood, crab cakes, fish tacos, grilled chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2022 19529 13.3% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

De Bortoli Wines Rosé 2020, King Valley, Victoria, Australia: From King Valley, Victoria wine region, De Bortoli 2020 rosé is produced from 100% Sangiovese, bright with wild strawberry, cherry, watermelon and dried fine herb flavours vibrant on the palate. Australia's King Valley has a large population of Italian immigrants, some of whom brought classic Italian grape varieties with them to plant in their vineyards. Pair with turkey tournedos. Rosé food pairings: fish tacos, grilled prawns, potato saffron cakes. Drink: 2021 - 2022 668343 12.6% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. September 2021. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ken Forrester Petit Rosé 2020, Western Cape W.O., South Africa: Ken Forrester Petit 2020 Rosé is a zesty stunner from the Western Cape wine region produced from a blend of Grenache and Viognier grapes. Love the bright strawberry, pink floral aromas on the nose with fresh strawberry, cherry, red berry fruit and a kiss of pepper and ginger spice on the palate. Pour with baked ham, charcuterie and creamy cheeses. Rosé food pairings: grilled seafood, chilled King crabs legs, salads, grilled chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2022 553040 13.5% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 88/100. September 2021. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Sainte Marguerite Rosé 2020, Côtes De Provence, Provence A.P., France: Château Sainte Marguerite Cru Classé 2020 rosé is a vegan-friendly blend of Grenache, Cinsault and Syrah from La Londe-les-Maures in the Côtes De Provence wine region. Lovely nose and texture on this wine with bright red berry, strawberry and pink florals, rich on the palate with layers of ripe red berry, strawberry, peach and briny mineral flavours mouth-watering on the palate. So good. Chill and enjoy with seared tuna steaks or a grilled pork tenderloin and peach salsa. Rosé food pairings: brunch fare, quiche, salads, fresh steamed shrimp, herbed flatbreads. Drink: 2021 - 2022 20218 12.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mado en Provence Rosé 2020, Coteaux Varois En Provence, Provence A.P., France: Mado En Provence 2020 is a medium-bodied Coteaux Varois En Provence rosé produced from 50% Grenache, 40% Cinsault and 10% Syrah. Fresh and lovely on the nose with ripe strawberry, citrus zest and dried fine herbs on the palate. Chill and sip with charcuterie. Coteaux Varois en Provence is a young appellation established in 1993. Rosé food pairings: creamy cheeses, quiche, cold turkey sandwiches, salads. Drink: 2021 - 2022 19839 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. September 2021. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bodega Garzón Reserva Pinot Noir Rosé 2020, Garzón, Uruguay: From Uruguay, Garzón Reserva 2020 Pinot Noir rosé is good value at $20. Dry, medium-bodied, bright and crisp with fresh stone fruit, strawberry, citrus zest and a briny mineral finish. Chill and enjoy with grilled prawns. Pinot Noir Rosé food pairings: crab cakes and garlic aioli, calamari, grilled salmon steaks. Drink: 2021 - 2022 15265 13% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Pasqua Romeo & Juliet Extra Dry Rosé Prosecco 2020, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: From the Veneto wine region, Pasqua, Romeo & Juliet 2020 rosé Prosecco is a light and bright fizz with a cherry, berry nose. Bright on the palate with pink florals, raspberries, nectarine and citrusy flavours, this is a pretty pink Prosecco to chill and enjoy. Rosé Prosecco food pairings: fish tacos, cold turkey sandwiches, creamy cheeses, salad. Drink: 2021 - 2022 21296 11% M 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame Champagne 2012, Champagne A.C., France: Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame 2012 vintage champagne is indeed a Grande Dame. A Pinot Noir-driven elegant champagne generous on the palate with a fine, persistent mousse showing dried fruit, wild strawberries, ripe red apple, ripe plum, citrus zest, toast and smoke, rich and long on the palate. So good now but can easily hold for another 10 years. Champagne food pairings: fried chicken, seafood hor d'oeuvres, lobster bisque, oysters on the half shell. Drink: 2021 - 2034 20997 12.5% D 750 mL $294.95 Score: 97/100. September 2021. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Louis Roederer Brut Champagne 2014, Champagne A.C., France: Louis Roederer 2014 vintage champagne is a bone-dry, vibrant and superbly-crafted champagne. Elegant and poised with a fine and persistent mousse showing a zesty, citrusy mineral core, brioche, dried apricot, toast and a steely mineral stiletto finish. Drink or hold. Champagne food pairings: grilled chicken sandwiches, fried chicken, fresh steamed shellfish. Drink: 2021 - 2026 981027 12% XD 750 mL $111.95 Score: 94/100. September 2021. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Toi Toi Sauvignon Blanc 2020, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Toi Toi 2020 Sauvignon Blanc is fresh with aromas of cut hay, fine herbs, gooseberry, guava, passionfruit and lime zest balanced with vibrant acidity on the palate. Finishes long and flavourful. Chill and enjoy with salads topped with herbed goat cheese. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: goat cheese and baguette, salads, smoked salmon and arugula pizza. Drink: 2021 - 2023 454785 13% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Southbrook Vineyards The Pursuit On Seven Chardonnay 2017, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: From Niagara-on-the-Lake wine region, The Pursuit On Seven 2017 Chardonnay from Southbrook is a rich gold in the glass and just as rich and mouth-filling on the palate with apple pie, toffee, lemon pudding, ripe stone-fruit and well-integrated toasty oak spice flavours. Well-balanced with bright acidity for food. Pour with roast chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: roast pork and corn niblets, veal chops, turkey. Drink: 2021 - 2023 25856 13.9% D 750 mL $44.95 Score: 95/100. September 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cannonball Chardonnay 2019, California, United States: Cannonball 2019 Chardonnay is always so easy to love and over delivers at $20. Dry, rounded with ripe apple, lemon custard, honeyed pear, buttered toast and a kiss of toasty oak spice on the palate. The Chard was aged 50% in French oak and stainless-steel tanks. Chill and pair with grilled seafood dishes. Chardonnay food pairings: barbequed salmon, barbequed pork roast on a spit, roast chicken dinner with all the trimmings. Drink: 2021 - 2024 311563 13.7% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Studert-Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Spätlese 2017, Mosel Qualitätswein, Germany: From the Mosel wine region, Studert-Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr 2017 Riesling Spatlese is so fragrant with orange blossom, honeyed pear, quince, ripe apple, apricot, slate, lime zest and flinty mineral flavours lush on the palate. So much going on with this complex and intense Riesling Spatlese that can easily cellar for 15-plus years. Good now, better in a couple of years. Try in 2024. Riesling Spätlese food pairings: mild curries, sushi, sweet and spicy pork ribs,. Drink: 2024 - 2038 609396 8.5% MS 750 mL $25.95 Score: 92/100. September 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Fralluca Costa Bianco 2017, Tuscany I.G.T., Italy: La Fralluca Costa 2017 Vermentino is a terroir project of "nomadis viticulture." Produced with 100% Vermentino, the wine is vibrant on the palate with lemony vibrancy, white-fleshed stone fruit, apple, pear, mineral flavours crisp and clean on the palate. Chill and enjoy with pan-fried Dover sole with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. Bianco food pairings: duck confit, turkey, grilled halibut steaks. Drink: 2021 - 2023 20314 13.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Henry of Pelham Speck Family Reserve Chardonnay 2019, Short Hills Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: From Short Hills Bench, Niagara Escarpment wine region, Henry Of Pelham Speck Family Reserve 2019 Chardonnay is full-bodied, elegant and mouth filling with ripe pear, apple, lemon custard, toasted nut and mineral flavours that finish long and luxurious on the palate. Produced from sustainably-grown Chardonnay grapes. Drink or hold. Pour with roast chicken or turkey. Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, lobster in butter, sweet pea soup, smoked fish. Drink: 2021 - 2024 616466 14% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 93/100. September 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lammershoek Terravinum Reserve Chenin Blanc 2016, Swartland W.O., South Africa: Lammershoek Terravinum Reserve 2016 Chenin Blanc is produced by winemaker, Schalk Opperman. A dry, wooded Chenin vibrant and sleek with fresh pear, almond nut, citrus zest and briny mineral flavours - very Loireish. Excellent value under $20. Chill and enjoy with grilled chicken breasts Dijonnaise. Chenin Blanc food pairings: roast duck, pork tenderloin enroute, veal roast stuffed with dried apricots and ginger spices. Drink: 2021 - 2023 19567 12.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hidden Bench Chardonnay 2019, Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: From the Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment wine region, the grapes for Hidden Bench 2018 Chardonnay wine grapes were organically-grown on the estate and sourced from the Locust Lane, Felseck and Rosomel Vineyards. Hidden Bench is known for its artisanal, terroir-driven wines. There is a lovely mouthfeel and balance on this full-bodied Chard with ripe apple, spiced pear, lemon curd, vanilla and nutty flavours on the palate. The wine is aged in a combination of concrete egg and French oak barrels and is bottled unfiltered. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled seafood, pork tenderloin, lobster in butter sauce, ravioli in an Alfredo sauce. Drink: 2021 - 2024 68817 13% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 93/100. September 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Henry of Pelham Riesling 2019, Short Hills Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: An off-dry mouth-watering and crisp Riesling with white-fleshed stone fruit, grapefruit and lime zest flavours. Produced from vines planted in 1984. Delicious and versatile. Pair with turkey burgers or fish tacos. Riesling food pairings: smoked salmon and chive cream cheese on baguette, oyster hotpot, mild curries. Drink: 2020 - 2025 557165 11.5% M 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Whitehaven Greg Single Vineyard Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Love this grassy, herbal single-vineyard Sauvignon Blanc form the Awatere wine region. So fresh with fresh herbs, tropical fruit and yellow pear flavours matched with food-friendly acidity. Pair with fresh-steamed shellfish dishes. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: vegetable stir-fry, mild green curry, grilled whitefish. Drink: 2020 - 2022 325944 13% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Wakefield Clare Valley Estate Chardonnay 2019, Clare Valley, South Australia, Australia: Wakefield Clare Valley Estate 2019 Chardonnay is a cool-climate, full-bodied Chardonnay toasty, creamy and zesty with layers of fresh green apple, pineapple, melon, Meyer lemon, spicy and bright on the palate. Pour with grilled chicken and grilled buttery sea scallops. Chardonnay food pairings: turkey burgers, crab cakes, chicken breast, lobster in butter sauce, cheese. Drink: 2021 - 2024 711556 14% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Louis Latour Marsannay Blanc 2017, Marsannay, Burgundy A.C., France: Louis Latour 2017 Chardonnay is bright and citrusy, fresh on the nose with white stone fruit, orchard fruit, citrus and briny mineral flavours on the palate - a bright Burgundian Chardonnay, chill and enjoy with grilled chicken breasts Dijonnaise. Blanc food pairings: grilled salmon steaks, roast chicken, quiche, onion tarte. Drink: 2020 - 2024 110379 13% D 750 mL $37.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Macerao Naranjo Orange Wine 2020, Valle Del Itata D.O., Chile: From the Itata Valley wine region, Macerao Naranjo 2020 is an unfiltered orange wine produced from the Muscat grape. The grapes were macerated on their skins for 65 days giving the wine its intense colour. Fragrant on the nose with jasmine, red tea, cardamon, nutmeg spice and rich on the palate. Excellent quality and value at $20. Luis Felipe Edwards is the winemaker. Orange Wine food pairings: salads, seared tuna steaks, grilled pork tenderloin. Drink: 2021 - 2023 27012 12.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Folklore Chardonnay 2019, Western Australia, Australia: Produced by the team at Larry Cherubino Wines, Folklore 2019 Chardonnay is a great value Western Australia Chard under $18. Sourced from estate vineyards in Margaret and Frankland River wine regions, the wine is dry, full-bodied and concentrated with citrus, white peach, buttered toast, lemon zest and vanilla flavours creamy on the palate. Nicely done! Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, pork tenderloin, roast Cornish game hens stuffed with wild rice. Drink: 2021 - 2024 19905 12.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bruce Jack Sauvignon Blanc 2020, Western Cape W.O., South Africa: From the Western Cape wine region, Bruce Jack 2020 Sauvignon Blanc is an excellent value ($14) Fair Trade SB with bright acidity, sleek and lean with green apple crunch, soft mandarin zest and stony flavours on the palate. Excellent freshness and acidity for rich seafood dishes. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: grilled seafood, salads, pasta Primavera, cold roast chicken sandwiches. Drink: 2021 - 2022 21115 13.5% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tiki Wines Estate Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Tiki Estate 2020 Sauvignon Blanc is produced from sustainably-grown grapes from the Marlborough, South Island wine region. Dry, vibrant and concentrated with ripe tropical fruit, lemongrass and lime zest flavours and racy acidity for food. Chill and enjoy with fish tacos and grilled prawns. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: summer salads topped with grilled chicken, creamy goat cheese on baguette, tomato tartin. Drink: 2021 - 2022 19767 13.5% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 92/100. September 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

SeaGlass Sauvignon Blanc 2020, Central Coast, California, United States: From Los Alamos Vineyard in the Santa Ynez Valley, SeaGlass 2020 Sauvignon Blanc is terrific value under $20. Fresh and inviting with grassy notes, fine herb, lime zest aromas, vibrant on the palate with fresh pear, pink grapefruit, soft orange zest and spice. Seaglass takes its name from the bits of glass along California's central coastline polished by the winds and motion of the sea. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: sushi, fish, cream sauce pasta, roast chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2023 173575 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Bousquet Reserve Chardonnay 2019, Tupungato, Mendoza, Argentina: Domaine Bousquet Reserve 2019 Chardonnay is a Fair Trade, vegan-friendly Chard produced from organically-grown grapes. The wine is dry, medium-plus-bodied and youthful with vibrant acidity, bright lemon and stony flavours on the palate. Drink or hold. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled veal chops, salmon steaks, turkey tornadoes. Drink: 2021 - 2024 19384 14.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Staete Landt Duchess Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Martinborough, North Island, New Zealand: Staete Landt Duchess 2019 Sauvignon Blanc, is a hand-harvested, whole-bunch pressed SB, fermented in neutral oak barrels resulting in a rich, textured wine with fine herb, lemon pudding and creamy vanilla flavours elegant, smooth and long on the palate. A very different Sauvignon Blanc. Dry, medium-bodied with good acidity for food, chill and enjoy with creamy pasta dishes. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: Caesar salad topped with grilled chicken, fish tacos, crab cakes. Drink: 2021 - 2023 19762 13% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Loveblock Tee Sauvignon Blanc 2020, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Loveblock Tee 2020 Sauvignon Blanc is a single-vineyard, vegan-friendly SB produced from organically-grown grapes without the addition of sulphur, and using green tea as an antioxidant instead. A portion of the wine was barrel-fermented giving the wine a creamy and rounded mouthfeel. Look for tropical fruit, fine dried herbs, citrus and grapefruit zest flavours with a fresh and peppery finish. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: Asian inspired dishes, seared tuna, salads, vegetable kebabs. Drink: 2021 - 2022 14568 13.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Louis Guntrum Niersteiner Riesling Trocken 2019, Rheinhessen, Germany: From the Rheinhessen wine region, Louis Guntrum Niersteiner 2019 Riesling trocken is produced from sustainably-grown grapes from vines averaging 40 years of age from the Ölberg, Hipping and Pettenthal vineyards. Bright and fresh on the nose with ripe apple, pear fruit, steely, flinty crushed stone and briny mineral flavours fresh and elegant on the palate. Riesling Trocken food pairings: grilled pork tenderloin, smoked salmon and cream cheese on baguette, veal schnitzels. Drink: 2021 - 2030 20754 12.5% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. September 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Calera Mount Harlan Chardonnay 2017, Mount Harlan, Central Coast, California, United States: The grapes for Calera Mount, Harlan 2017 Chardonnay are sourced from Josh Jensen's vineyard at an elevation of 2,200 feet above the Salinas Valley. Love this clean, crisp and lively Chard with white florals, cream, ripe pear, peach, fine herbs, lemon zest and stony, briny mineral flavours lean and silky on the palate. Just a beautiful California Chard. Chardonnay food pairings: herbed flat breads with cream cheese, lemon and herb roast chicken, grilled white-fleshed fish. Drink: 2021 - 2024 16406 14.4% XD 750 mL $59.95 Score: 96/100. September 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Le Bonheur Chardonnay 2020, Western Cape W.O., South Africa: Le Bonheur 2020 Chardonnay from the Western Cape wine region is dry, medium-plus-bodied and bright with lime-lemon zest, ripe apple, pear flavours and finishing on a mineral note. Nicely balanced and excellent value under $16. This winery dates back to the 1700s when the original owners, the French Huguenot De Villiers family, named the winery "Le Bonheur," which translates to "happiness." Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, pan-fried pan fish, sauteed halibut steaks. Drink: 2021 - 2024 20970 13% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

1881 Napa Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Napa Valley, California, United States: A spectacular, full-bodied Napa Valley red wine blend of 74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 7% Malbec, 5% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petit Verdot grapes. Aromas of cassis and blackberry with toasty oak. Pair with a grilled steak or charcuterie. Drink: 2021 - 2027 21068 13.5% XD 750 mL $49.95 Score: 93/100. September 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tapiz Alta Collection Chardonnay 2019, San Pablo, Valle De Uco, Mendoza, Argentina: From the Valle De Uco, Tapiz Alta Collection 2019 Chardonnay is a dry, medium-plus-bodied Chard. with ripe apple, peach, pineapple, lemon, nutty and toasty oak spice flavours zesty, creamy and lingering on the palate. The Chardonnay grapes for this vintage were whole-bunch pressed and aged in 500 litre barrels. Drink or hold. Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, crab cakes, sautéed pork tenderloin. Drink: 2021 - 2024 629410 14.3% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Le Morette Mandolara 2018, Lugana D.O.C., Italy: From the Lugana wine region, the grapes for Le Morette Mandolara 2018 Turbiana (local Verdicchio) were sourced from the shores of Garda Lake. Grapes are gently crushed and fermented in temperature-controlled vats. Look for floral notes of spring blossoms, apple, peach, fine herbs and blanched almond flavours on the palate. Chill and enjoy with salads topped with freshly steamed and chilled shrimp. Food pairings: pan-fried walleye, grilled halibut steaks with peach chutney, green salads topped with maple-smoked salmon chunks. Drink: 2021 - 2024 17768 12.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine de la Baume Elisabeth Viognier 2019, Pays D'oc, Languedoc I.G.P., France: From the Languedoc wine region, Domaine De La Baume Elisabeth 2019 Viognier is excellent value under $16. Dry, full-bodied and complex with layers of white and pink florals, ripe apricot, orange zest, lemon curd, ginger and pepper spice flavours silky on the palate. Produced from 100% Viognier from vines planted in silty, clay and limestone soils. The wine aged on its fine lees for three weeks giving an extra creaminess and added finesse to the wine. Pour with roast turkey. Viognier food pairings: oriental chicken salad with yoghurt and citrus dressing. Drink: 2021 - 2023 438796 13.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Peter Zemmer Pinot Grigio 2019, Alto Adige D.O.C., Italy: The grapes for Peter Zemmer 2019 Pinot Grigio were sourced from some of the best vineyards in the valley and steep slopes of the Alto Adige. The wine is dry, medium-bodied, fragrant and fresh with springtime florals, pear compote, bright citrus zest and clean mineral flavours on the palate. Produced from 100% Pinot Gris, chill and enjoy. Pinot Grigio food pairings: seafood chowder, cheese, poultry. Drink: 2021 - 2022 95802 13.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Masso Antico Fiano 2019, Salento, Puglia I.G.P., Italy: From the Salento, Puglia wine region, Masso Antico 2019 Fiano Del Salento is dry, fresh and floral on the nose with bright citrus, fresh melon, tropical fruits and briny mineral flavours vibrant on the palate. The wine was aged on its fine lees for three months. Chill and enjoy with salads and mild cheeses. Fiano food pairings: grilled seafood dishes, calamari, pan-fried panfish. Drink: 2021 - 2023 12735 13.4% M 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mallory & Benjamin Talmard Mâcon-Uchizy 2020, Burgundy A.C., France: From Mallory & Benjamin Talmard, Mâcon-Uchizy 2020 Chardonnay is an excellent value Burgundian Chard under $20. Dry, full-bodied and vibrant with green apple crunch, lemon tart and briny mineral flavours on the palate balanced with food-friendly acidity for a traditional roast chicken. The Talmard name is recorded in viticultural documents going as far back to the seventeenth century. Food pairings: stuffed roast chicken, linguini with clams and fennel, grilled fish, lobster in butter sauce. Drink: 2021 - 2025 733956 13% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Estancia Los Cardones Anko Torrontés 2019, Calchaquíes Valley, Salta, Cafayate Valley, Argentina: From the Cafayate wine region, Estancia Los Cardones Anko 2019 Torrontés is fragrant with lychee, jasmine, pear, ginger spice and a touch of minerality on the palate. The wine is unoaked and with no malolactic treatment. This is a very pure and zesty Torrontés. Chill and enjoy with seared tuna steaks or sushi. Torrontés food pairings: sushi, fish tacos, grilled calamari, crab cakes. Drink: 2021 - 2021 28080 12.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Veramonte Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Casablanca Valley, Chile: Veramonte Reserva 2019 Sauvignon Blanc is produced from organically-grown grapes from the winery's estate vineyard. Excellent value on this Chilean SB under $15 from the Casablanca Valley. Fresh on the nose with fine herbs, fresh hay, white florals, vibrant citrus and flinty mineral flavours finishing crisp on the palate. Chill and enjoy with poor boy oyster sandwiches. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: salads, seared tuna steaks, herbed flat breads with goat cheese. Drink: 2021 - 2022 367748 13.9% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mustilli Vigna Segreta Sant'Agata dei Goti Falanghina Del Sannio 2016, Campania D.O.C., Italy: From the Campania wine region, Mustilli Vigna Segreta Sant'agata Dei Goti 2016 Falanghina Del Sannio is a fresh and zesty white wine, fragrant with ripe lemon, fresh pineapple and tropical fruits notes with a long and racy finish. Chill and enjoy with fish tacos and calamari. Falanghina Del Sannio food pairings: salmon patties, saffron and potato patties, seafood Shepherd's pie. Drink: 2021 - 2022 17743 12.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pocas Reserva White 2019, Douro D.O.P., Portugal: Pocas Reserva 2019 is a great value and flavoursome Douro white produced from traditional grape varieties from higher elevations to ensure freshness and good acidity in the wine. Some of the grapes sourced for this wine include Old Vines Arinto, Gouveio, Muscatel, Rabigato and Codega de Larinho. Fragrant, elegant and concentrated with summer florals, lemon tart, ripe peach, melon and pineapple flavours vibrant lingering and finishing on a mineral note. Chill and enjoy with pan-fried fish and pineapple salsa. Drink or hold. White food pairings: baked stuffed squid, spinach and leek pie, grilled chicken dishes. Drink: 2021 - 2028 21538 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pierre Sparr Grande Réserve Gewurztraminer 2019, Alsace A.C., France: From the Alsace wine region, Pierre Sparr Grande Reserve 2019 Gewurztraminer is fragrant and enticing on the nose with rosewater, lychee and fresh pink grapefruit aromas, juicy and mouth-watering on the palate with rose petal, ripe peach, plum, guava, passion fruit, sweet spices and citrus zest flavours lush and long on the palate. Gewurztraminer food pairings: Asian dishes, pork tenderloin, curried rice, Panko-crusted chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2023 747600 13.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Conundrum White 2019, California, United States: A 'secret recipe' no more, Conundrum 2019 is a fragrant and juicy white blend of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and Muscat Canelli. Excellent value under $20 brought to us by Charles F. Wagner. Look for summer-kissed florals, tropical fruit, grassy and fresh grapey notes on this well-crafted and tasty, dry, medium-bodied white blend crafted by winemaker, Jon Bolta. White food pairings: coquilles St Jacques, Greek salad, salmon tartare served on shaved carrot and zucchini. Drink: 2021 - 2024 694653 13.5% M 750 mL $18.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Chablisienne Saint-Bris 2019, Saint-Bris, Burgundy A.C., France: Excellent value on this Burgundian Sauvignon Blanc from this little appellation in the middle of Burgundy. La Chablisienne, Saint Bris is a zesty, vibrant medium-bodied Sauvignon Blanc made in the village of Auxerrois. Saint-Bris is the only grape growing area in Burgundy permitted to grow Sauvignon Blanc. Lovely and impressive with zesty mineral, lemon citrus, gooseberry and grassy notes. Chill and enjoy with roasted quail with grapes. Food pairings: poached seafood, sashimi and sushi, bouillabaisse, fresh oysters on the half shell. Drink: 2021 - 2023 641753 12.5% XD 750 mL $20.95 Score: 88/100. September 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Altus Rise Wildlight Pinot Grigio 2020, Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia: From the Margaret River wine region, Wildlight 2020 Pinot Grigio is a fresh and fragrant PG with ripe apricot, fresh pear, white florals balanced with bright acidity and a kiss of spice lingering on the palate. Chill and enjoy with a roasted artichoke and asparagus galette. Pinot Grigio food pairings: aperitif, tempura vegetables, salads, grilled pork tenderloin. Drink: 2021 - 2024 19908 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. September 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Valley of the Moon Chardonnay 2018, Sonoma County, California, United States: Valley of the Moon 2018 Chardonnay is a dry, full-bodied and zesty Chard smooth and silky on the palate with ripe stone fruit, ripe yellow apple, cinnamon, ginger, anise spice and a kiss of creamy vanilla. Finishes lush and long. Chill and enjoy with pork-belly tacos. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled pork tenderloin, lemon-butter sauteed salmon steaks, roast chicken. Drink: 2021 - 2024 18619 14.4% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 89/100. September 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bachelder Wismer Wingfield Ouest Vineyard Chardonnay 2018, Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Bachelder Wismer Wingfield Ouest Vineyard 2018 Chardonnay is a cool-climate Chard from a warm vintage. Lovely on the nose and palate with ripe stone fruit, forest flowers, honeysuckle, fine herbs and soft spice on this exotic Chard produced from grapes sourced on the west side of the Wismer Vineyard on the Twenty Mile Bench. An elegant and poised Chardonnay to be served alongside rich shellfish dishes, eggs Benny, smoked salmon and brunch dishes. Pour with good friends. Drink or hold. Chardonnay food pairings: white-fleshed fish, mild sausage, chicken salads. Drink: 2021 - 2025 520403 13.9% XD 750 mL $44.95 Score: 95/100. September 2021. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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