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Vintages Release January 21, 2022

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Red Wine

MontGras Antu Carmenère 2019, Cachapoal Valley, Peumo D.O., Chile: From the Peumo D.O. in Cachapoal Valley, MontGras Antu 2019 Carmenère is produced from grapes sourced from 20-plus year old vines. Pretty, flavoursome and smooth on the palate with ripe dark fruits, chocolate, well-integrated oak spice with balanced acidity. Pour with lamburgers stuffed with Feta cheese. Carmenère food pairings: veal cutlets, vegetarian pizza, lentil stew. Drink: 2022 - 2024 632752 14.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 91/100. January 2022. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Laurent Miquel Nord Sud Viognier 2020, Pays D'oc I.G.P., France: From the Pays D'oc wine region, Laurent Miquel Nord Sud 2020 Viognier is fragrant with spring florals, ginger spice and mineral aromas. The wine is dry with ripe pear, fresh peach, apricot, orange zest, flint, ginger spice and vanilla flavours on the palate. The "north" and "south" in this wine's name refers to the north-south slope of the vineyard from where the grapes are sourced. The wine was matured on its lees in stainless-steel tanks as well as in new and neutral oak barrels. Viognier food pairings: Thai coconut shrimp, lamb tagine, smoked ham, mild spices and curries. Drink: 2022 - 2024 673236 13.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 90/100. January 2022. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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