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Vintages Release January 21, 2022

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Red Wine

Hacienda López de Haro 2018, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Hacienda López de Hero Crianza 2018 is a well-priced crowd-pleaser. Dry, medium-plus-bodied, the 85% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha and 5% Graciano red wine blend from the Rioja is plushy with ripe black fruits, red berry, bell pepper, vanilla, pepper and toasty oak spice flavours on the palate. Enjoy with juicy pork chops from the grill. Food pairings: meatloaf, lentil patties, Italian style pizza, salami, veal shanks, charcuterie. Drink: 2022 - 2025 377481 13.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. January 2022. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Closerie des Alisiers Petit Chablis 2019, Burgundy A.C., France: From Stephane Brocard, Closerie des Alisiers 2019 Petit Chablis is dry, vibrant and intense with green apple, ripe stone fruit, lemon curd and briny mineral flavours finishing long on the palate. Chill and enjoy with salads topped with fresh steamed shrimp. Petit Chablis food pairings: veal cutlets, grilled seafood dishes, smoked salmon bisque. Drink: 2022 - 2023 557769 11.2% D 750 mL $22.95 Score: 88/100. January 2022. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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