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Dessert Wine

Fonseca Porto Late Bottled Vintage Port 2015, Douro D.O.P., Portugal: From the Douro wine region, Fonseca 2015 Late Bottle Vintage Port is a sweet and lush Portuguese dessert wine with just over 100 grams per litre of residual sugar and is unctuous on the palate with fleshy blackberry, chocolate covered cherries and chocolate flavours. This unfiltered port is a perfect pairing for blue cheeses, roasted nuts and dark chocolate. Drink now and for the next 10 years. LBV is bottled after spending four to six years in barrel and is ready to drink when bottled. Produced from Fonseca's own vineyards. Port food pairings: fresh field berries in cream, Camembert, honey cake, chocolate cookies. Drink: 2021 - 2028 87551 20% S 750 mL $23.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Top Rated Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Other Wines/Drinks

Lustau San Emilio Solera Pedro Ximenéz Sherry, Jerez D.O., Spain: From the Jerez wine region, Lustau San Emilio Solera Pedro Ximenéz Sherry is so fragrant with aromas of fig, prune, raisins, dried fruit, Christmas cake spice and nutty flavours lush and full on the palate. It's dessert in itself! Pedro Ximenéz Sherry food pairings: over vanilla ice cream, apple torte, Dulce leche. Drink: 2021 - 2025 196766 17% S 375 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. April 2022. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Borsao Berola 2017, Campo De Borja D.O., Spain: From the Campo De Borja wine region, Borsao Berola 2017 is a spicy, smoky, full-bodied 80% Grenache and 20% Syrah red wine blend with bright red berry, blueberry, plum, candied cherry, baking spices and well-integrated smoky toasty oak spice flavours supple on the palate. Tannins are velvety and rounded. The wine is aged in French and American oak barrels. Pour with a Porchetta roast. Berola is the original name for the 12th century monastery of Veruela when the land was first granted to Cistercian monks to tend and plant as vineyards. Established in 1958, Bodegas Borsao has grown to include three co-ops with some 620 wine growers who cultivate over 2,430 hectares of vines. Food pairings: lamb shanks in red wine and roasted garlic, grilled lamb lollipops, stuffed lamb tenderloin. Drink: 2021 - 2024 371518 15% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Joffré e Hijas Gran Malbec 2019, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina: Joffré E Hijas 2019 Malbec is produced by RJ Viñedos with select grapes from the Tupungato and Tunuyán in the Uco Valley. Easy to love with generous blackberry, blueberry, fine herbs flavours with a kiss of spice on the finish. A portion of the wine was aged nine months in previous use oak barrels. Nicely balanced and smooth on the palate. Malbec food pairings: roast pork, duck, grilled lamb chops. Drink: 2022 - 2025 183889 13.9% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ferraton Père & Fils La Matinière Crozes-Hermitage 2018, Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône A.P., France: From Ferraton Père & Fils, La Matinière 2018 is a savoury and full-bodied 100% Syrah, fragrant with bright cherry, crushed raspberry, plum, savoury herbs, pepper spice vibrant, full and smooth on the palate. Tannins are pleasantly grippy. This is a beautiful Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône red, elegant and in perfect harmony throughout. Most of the wine was aged in concrete tanks with 15% in new and neutral oak barrels. La Matinière translates to “early bird” and is in reference to Colette Ferraton, wife of winemaker, Michel Ferraton. Good now, better in 2023. Decant one hour prior to pouring it with a juicy prime rib roast. Food pairings: grilled skirt steak, lamb roast, meat-lover's pizza. Drink: 2023 - 2028 127712 13% XD 750 mL $28.95 Score: 91/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Prunotto Barbaresco 2018, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: From Antinori, Prunotto 2018 Barbaresco is bright and cheery on the nose with fresh red berry, cherry, smoky vanilla and mineral aromas and flavours silky on the palate. The wine is medium-bodied with vibrant acidity and a minerally finish. Good now, better in 2023. Drink or hold in cellar for up to eight years. Barbaresco food pairings: prime rib roast, veal Porterhouse, roast rack of lamb. Drink: 2023 - 2030 329938 14% XD 750 mL $45.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cecchi Storia di Famiglia Chianti Classico 2019, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Cecchi Storia Di Famiglia 2019 Chianti Classico is produced from 100% Sangiovese. Bright, smooth and so easy to love with vibrant red cherry, pink florals, mocha, smoky, savoury herbs and citrus zest flavours - an easy-going medium-bodied Chianti with rounded tannins and food-friendly acidity to enjoy anytime of the week. Drink or hold. Chianti Classico food pairings: veal piccata, meaty pasta and rich tomato sauce, sausage cassoulet. Drink: 2022 - 2026 540922 13.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve Pinot Noir 2019, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve 2019 Pinot Noir is produced from grapes sourced from the Montague Vineyard in Four Mile Creek. Elegant and fresh with bright cherry, red currant, strawberry, raspberry, fine dried herbs and a kiss of spice on the palate. The wine was matured in French oak barrels for 18 months. Enjoy with roast turkey. Pinot Noir food pairings: lamb kebabs, roasted root vegetable casserole, duck confit. Drink: 2022 - 2024 25316 13% XD 750 mL $25.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sutherland Pinot Noir 2019, Elgin W.O., South Africa: The grapes for Sutherland 2019 Pinot Noir were sourced from Burgundian Pinot Noir clones 113, 115 and 777 in the Thelema Mountain Vineyards, Elgin W.O. Fresh on the nose with bright cherry, strawberry, baking spice and savoury, earthy flavours on the palate. Tannins are velvety and the wine was aged in French oak barrels for nine months. This is a lovely, well-priced Pinot Noir showing great promise and finesse. Pinot Noir food pairings: veal and pork pies, rouladen, lamb kebabs. Drink: 2022 - 2024 624924 13.8% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Heritage de Belliard 2016, Margaux, Bordeaux A.C., France: Heritage De Belliard 2016 is a fragrant, smooth and rich blend of 63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot with grapes sourced and hand-harvested from the clay and gravelly soils of the Margaux wine region. The wine juice was vinified with a long fermentation of six weeks in stainless steel tank then matured up to 18 months in French oak barrels (30% new). Look for ripe dark cherry, plum, mocha-vanilla and well-integrated oak spice flavours on this plushy red Bordeaux blend with velvety tannins. Drink or hold. Food pairings: grilled bavette steak, farmer's pork chops, roast leg of lamb. Drink: 2022 - 2033 23388 14% D 750 mL $53.95 Score: 91/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Posta Fazzio Malbec 2019, Tupungato, Mendoza, Argentina: From the Tupungato, Mendoza wine region, La Posta Fazzio 2019 Malbec is fresh on the nose with earthy violets, plum and flinty aromas; dry, medium-bodied with a mouthful of rich dark fruit, dark cherry, balanced acidity and a long earthy finish. Tannins are velvety. Drink or hold. Malbec food pairings: bison burgers, tourtiere, roast chicken. Drink: 2022 - 2024 444687 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Elephant Hill Merlot 2018, Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand: Elephant Hill 2018 is a Merlot-driven blend with some Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Malbec grapes all sourced from the Gimblett and Triangle Vineyards in Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand. Fresh and impressive with layers of ripe black plum, black currants, earthy violets, anise, cinnamon and smoky toasty oak spice, vibrant, rich and plushy on the palate. Tannins are structured and fine-grained. Delicious now. Pour with roast beef dinner. Merlot food pairings: grilled lamb, roast of pork, grilled sausages. Drink: 2022 - 2024 630517 14% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 94/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Printhie Topography Shiraz 2019, Orange, New South Wales, Australia: From Orange, New South Wales, Printhie Topography 2019 is a single vineyard Shiraz sourced from grapes growing at 620 metres above sea level. A portion of the grapes were whole-bunch fermented giving fresh and fruity flavours of ripe dark plum, dark berry with secondary flavours of cola, pepper spice and smoky notes on the palate. Pour with a juicy ribeye steak from the grill. Shiraz food pairings: roast shoulder of lamb, duck, goose, grilled game sausages. Drink: 2022 - 2024 23784 14% D 750 mL $31.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Trus Crianza 2018, Ribera Del Duero D.O., Spain: From the Ribera del Duero D.O. Trus Crianza 2018 is produced from 100% Tempranillo. Dry, medium-bodied, plushy and easy to love with ripe dark cherry, plum, licorice, savoury herbs, clove and pepper spice flavours. Finishes long with dark chocolate and stony mineral flavours on the palate. Grapes for this vintage were sourced from five sites with clay, calcareous soils, 800 metres above sea level. Crianza food pairings: roast of pork, goose, turkey, grilled meats. Drink: 2022 - 2035 23253 14.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 91/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kendall-Jackson Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Sonoma County, California, United States: Kendall-Jackson 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon-based, Bordeaux-style blend is a consistent crowd-pleaser and a solid California Cab; dry, juicy and expressive with dark cherry, cassis, plum, cinnamon, nutmeg, anise spice and vanilla flavours zesty on the palate. Grapes were sourced from the cool-climate hillside vineyards of Sonoma County. Drink or hold. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: veal chops, rosemary lamb, barbecued ribs in sauce, chicken cacciatore. Drink: 2022 - 2025 331603 13.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Dourthe Château Pey La Tour Réserve du Château 2017, Bordeaux A.C., France: From Vignobles Dourthe Château Pey La Tour Réserve Du Château 2017 is a great value, elegant Bordeaux blend of 87% Merlot and 13% Cabernet Sauvignon with ripe blackcurrant, briar leaf, cedar spice and flinty aromas on the nose and is still quite youthful. On the palate, this medium-plus-bodied red is dry with red currant, dark chocolate, hazelnut and cedar spice flavours on the palate. Decant for a couple of hours prior to pouring it with a venison filet mignon or grilled ribeye steak. Drink or hold. Food pairings: prime rib roast rare, New York strip loin steak, Porterhouse veal chop. Drink: 2021 - 2028 349308 14.5% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kew Vineyards Soldier's Grant 2018, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Kew Soldier's Grant 2018 is a well-priced Cabernet red wine blend from the Niagara wine region. Dry, medium-bodied and generous with blackberry, raspberry, dried sweet tobacco leaf, dried herbs and well-integrated oak spice flavours finishing long and harmonious on the palate. Tannins are fine and velvety. Drink or hold. Food pairings: pork, grilled steaks, roast duck, veal roast stuffed with apricots and wild mushrooms, roast beef dinner, garlic and rosemary rubbed roast leg of lamb. Drink: 2020 - 2024 367318 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Remo Farina Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2019, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: Remo Farina Superiore 2019 Ripasso Valpolicella is a crowd-pleaser Classico and great value under $20. Rich, juicy and smooth on the palate, this medium-plus-bodied Veneto red is produced from 50% Corvina, 15% Corvinone, 20% Rondinella, 5% Molinara and 10% Oseleta. Look for dark cherry, sweet dried tobacco leaf, cracked pepper and baking spice flavours on the palate. Pour with grilled eggplant, roasted red pepper and buffalo mozzarella paninis. Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore food pairings: hearty winter stew, turkey burgers, pasta with a rich, meaty tomato sauce. Drink: 2021 - 2027 999946 13% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 91/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Zuccardi Q Malbec 2019, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina: A supple and smooth Malbec rich with blueberry, plum, pepper spice finishing smoky and savoury on the palate. Tannins are subtle and rounded. Pair with steak fajitas. Malbec food pairings: tomato sauces, meaty casseroles, hamburgers, steak and kidney pie. Drink: 2021 - 2023 723478 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Le Cap 2018, Blaye Côtes De Bordeaux, Bordeaux A.C., France: From the Blaye Côtes De Bordeaux wine region, Château Le Cap 2018 Merlot is produced from sustainably grown grapes. Perfumed with rich ripe plum, blackberry, blueberry, cinnamon and pepper spice flavours juicy on the palate. Tannins are substantial. Decant one hour prior to pouring it with a roast of pork or give it another year in cellar and try it in 2023. Food pairings: tourtière, bison burgers, grilled meats, roast duck, ribeye steak, veal Porterhouse. Drink: 2022 - 2026 11838 13.9% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Casa de Cambres Reserva 2016, Douro D.O.C., Portugal: Casa De Cambres 2016 Reserva is a fantastic value Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz red wine blend under $15 from the Douro wine region. Full-bodied and rich on the palate with ripe dark fruit, savoury herbs and spices and good acidity for food. Pour with grilled game sausages. Drinking beautifully now. Food pairings: meat-lover's pizza, burgers, ribs. Drink: 2021 - 2024 470377 13.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

J. Lohr Hilltop Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Paso Robles, California, United States: From the Paso Robles, California wine region, J. Lohr's Hilltop 2018 is a fragrant Cabernet Sauvignon-driven red wine blend with 5% Petit Verdot and 2% Malbec splashed in. The wine was matured 18 months in French oak barriques (70% new). Look for ripe blueberry, cherry and dark plum aromas on the nose, full-bodied and smooth on the palate with ripe dark berry, cherry, mocha, dark spices, smoky and toasty on the palate. Pour with a grilled T-bone steak or roast beef dinner. This vintage was awarded Gold at the 2020 San Francisco International Wine Competition. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hearty meat dishes with autumn veggies, rib eye steak on the barbie, meat lover's pizza. Drink: 2021 - 2028 686584 14.9% D 750 mL $49.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Concha y Toro Marques De Casa Concha Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Maipo Valley, Chile: Juicy with delicious aromas and flavours of fleshy ripe black plums that you can almost sink your teeth into. This Chilean Cabernet is made from grapes grown in the winery's Puente Alto and Pique vineyards at the foot of the Andes mountains. The vines are planted in rocky soils that have alluvial origins and are nutrient poor, which is perfect for wine. There is gravel on the sub-soil level. Pair with grilled meats. A juicy, full-bodied Chilean Cabernet loaded with fleshy ripe purple and black plums, blackberry jam and toasty oak. Smooth and supple. The wine was aged for 16 months in French oak barrels and in 5,000 litre foudres (extra large barrels). Pair with roast beef. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: lamb Bolognese, grilled New York strip loin, hard cheese, braised pork shanks, veal chops. Drink: 2016 - 2020 337238 14% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Catena Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Mendoza, Argentina: A smooth, full-bodied Argentine with notes of fleshy sweet plums and blackberries. Supple with a good finish. Savoury Argentine red wine made from the classic Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Incredibly aromatic for Cabernet with aromas of black plums and smoke. Great value. Pair with grilled meats and steak. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: pepper steak, beef empanadas, chicken cacciatore, venison burgers, hard cheese. Drink: 2018 - 2022 985002 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cremaschi Furlotti Single Vineyard Carmenère 2015, Peñasco Vineyard, Loncomilla Valley, Maule Valley, Chile: A full-bodied, smooth Chilean red wine made from the country's iconic Carmenere grape (not to be confused with Merlot). Aromas of dark plums, berries, spice and smoke. Pair with grilled meats. Carmenère food pairings: braised beef dishes, turkey, soft cheese, roasted pork, lamb. Drink: 2018 - 2022 549741 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Belle Glos Clark & Telephone Vineyard Pinot Noir 2018, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara County, California, United States: From Belle Glos, a full-bodied, opulent, single-vineyard Pinot Noir, smooth and silky with ripe raspberry, fresh cherry, fine herbs, mocha flavours finishing spicy and long on the palate. The Clark & Telephone Vineyard was first planted in 1972. Pinot Noir food pairings: salmon steaks, pork, spaghetti Bolognese, veal, roast beef. Drink: 2022 - 2027 652883 14.5% M 750 mL $59.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

KWV Cathedral Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Western Cape, South Africa: Savoury and juicy, offering incredibly great value. This robust South African red wine made from the classic Cabernet Sauvignon offers dried herbs, black plum and dark spice. Decant 2 hours. Pair with Kobe beef. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: lamb Bolognese, grilled New York strip loin, hard cheese, braised pork shanks, veal chops. Drink: 2019 - 2026 328567 14% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red wine

Château de Montfaucon Baron Louis Lirac 2015, Lirac, Rhône A.C., France: Château de Montfaucon Baron Louis 2015 is a rich Rhône red from Lirac and is dry, full-bodied and velvety with lavender, wild herbs, dark berry, cherry, tanned leather, cedar brush, anise and pepper spice flavours vibrant on the palate. A beautifully-crafted 50% Grenache, 15% Cinsault, 15% Syrah and 10% Carignan red wine blend to drink now or hold. Château de Montfaucon is an 88-acre estate located across the Rhône River from the Châteauneuf-du-Pape. It is owned and operated by Rodolphe de Pins, a U.C. Davis graduate and former member of the winemaking team at Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe. Baron Louis was a seminal figure in the history of Montfaucon and restored the château on the estate in the 19th century. Food pairings: meat-lover's pizza, roasted root vegetable stew, roast pork, sauteed beef tenderloin, rack of lamb. Drink: 2022 - 2026 13438 14.5% XD 750 mL $32.95 Score: 91/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Veramonte Reserva Pinot Noir 2019, Casablanca Valley, Chile: From the Casablanca Valley, Veramonte Reserva 2019 Pinot Noir is excellent value under $20. Produced from organically-grown grapes, the wine is dry, medium-bodied with earthy aromas, sweet cherry, citrus zest, savoury herbs and flinty flavours on the palate. Tannins are dusty. Lightly chill and enjoy with roast duck. Pinot Noir food pairings: lamb chops, duck confit, roast quail stuffed with wild mushrooms. Drink: 2022 - 2025 134973 14% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Meerlust Rubicon 2017, Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa: From the Stellenbosch W.O., Meerlust Rubicon 2017 is a full-bodied, smoky red blend of 49% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot. Grapes were vinified separately for the final blend. Deep, dark, dense and aromatic with earthy florals, cassis, black plum, soy sauce, anise, cinnamon, cedar spice flavours concentrated and intense on the palate. Tannins are fine-grained and powdery. Demands food! Feed it a roast beef done rare. Built to age for 10-plus years. Food pairings: slow-cooked beef ribs, sautéed wild mushrooms and venison steak, garlic pork rib roast. Drink: 2022 - 2039 64329 14% XD 750 mL $49.95 Score: 95/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

MontGras Amaral Syrah 2019, Leyda Valley D.O., Chile: From the Leyda Valley wine region, MontGras Amaral 2019 Syrah is produced from sustainably grown grapes sourced from a cool-climate vineyard near the ocean. Dry, medium-bodied, juicy and meaty with bright red fruits, smoked meats, savoury herbs and pepper spice flavours vibrant and silky on the palate. Tannins are rounded. Syrah food pairings: roast beef, grilled lamb ribs, veal chops. Drink: 2022 - 2025 21958 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rodolfo Cosimi Terra Rossa Brunello di Montalcino 2016, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Produced by Il Poggiolo Rodolfo Cosimi, Terra Rossa 2016 Brunello Di Montalcino is full-bodied, juicy and elegant with intense dark cherry, plum, fresh earthy mushrooms, smoked meat and savoury herbs on the palate. Tannins are structured. Good now, better in 2024. Pour with meaty stews and rich tomato sauce based dishes. Brunello Di Montalcino food pairings: gourmet burgers, grilled lamb chops, roast Cornish game hens. Drink: 2022 - 2028 17861 13.8% XD 750 mL $54.95 Score: 92/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe Télégramme Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2019, Rhône A.C., France: From the Famille Brunier, Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe Télégramme 2019 Châteauneuf-Du-Pape is a traditional blend of Syrah, Grenache and Mourvèdre from vineyards around La Crau. Deep violet in the glass, this full-bodied red is spicy on the nose with cinnamon, cedar spice, vibrant on the palate with sour cherry, earthy and pink florals, grilled wild herbs and cracked pepper flavours long on the palate. Tannins are pleasantly chewy. Good now, better in 2023. Châteauneuf-Du-Pape food pairings: rare roast beef bites, rib roast, hearty stews. Drink: 2023 - 2032 292722 14.5% D 750 mL $59.95 Score: 94/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Clairmont Classique Crozes-Hermitage 2020, Crozes-Hermitage Rhône A.C., France: Clairmont 2020 is a well-priced Croze-Hermitage from the Rhône wine region. Dry, robust and concentrated on the palate with liquid dark cherry, dark plum, cedar brush, anise, cinnamon, pepper spice and smoky vanilla flavours juicy on the palate. Enjoy it tonight with BBQ beef long ribs from the grill. Food pairings: rare rib steak, roast leg of lamb, roast stuffed breast of veal. Drink: 2022 - 2025 537811 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 89/100. April 2022. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Monte del Frá Lena di Mezzo Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2016, Veneto D.O.C.G., Italy: From the Veneto wine region, Monte del Frá Lena Di Mezzo 2016 is a very expressive, juicy and full-bodied Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico. Look for blackberry, cassis, dark cherry, dried tobacco leaf, cedar spice and earthy flavours on the palate. Tannins are velvety. Drink or hold. Pour with game roasts or a Bistecca Florentine. Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico food pairings: beef, prime rib, gourmet burgers. Drink: 2022 - 2030 47506 15.5% D 750 mL $52.95 Score: 93/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tenute Falezza Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2017, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: Tenute Falezza 2017 Valpolicella Ripasso is a rich, full-bodied 60% Corvina, 20% Corvinone and 20% Rondinella red wine blend, mouth-watering with dark cherry compote, dark plum, earthy violets with a smattering of cocoa on the finish. Tannins are grippy. Pour with a meaty lasagne or roast Mediterranean chicken. Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore food pairings: lamburgers stuffed with Feta cheese, tourtiere, rich meaty stews, hard cheeses. Drink: 2022 - 2028 14999 14.7% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 92/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ruffino Ducale Oro Gran Selezione Chianti Classico 2018, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: From the Tuscany wine region, Ruffino Ducale Oro Riserva 2018 Chianti Classico is a robust, juicy, full-bodied Chianti produced with mostly Sangiovese wine grapes with some Merlot and Colorina added to the mix. This example is intense with dark fruit, clove, anise, dark cherry, grilled wild herbs and smoky flavours on the palate with balanced acidity to match. Pour with a meat-lover's pizza. Chianti Classico food pairings: meat-sauce pasta, meat lovers' pizza, beef stew. Drink: 2022 - 2028 353201 13.5% XD 750 mL $49.95 Score: 91/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Viu Manent Single Vineyard San Carlos Malbec 2018, Colchagua Valley, Chile: From the Colchagua Valley, Viu Manent San Carlos 2018 Malbec is produced from a single vineyard which was established more than 100 years ago on the deep and fertile soils. The grapes for this 100% Malbec came from the best sectors of Blocks 5 and 6 at the San Carlos Estate. Fermented in stainless steel tanks and cement eggs, the wine was aged for 16 months with a third in French oak barrels (15% new), 53% in foudre and 10% in concrete eggs. Lovely bright red in the glass, the wine is dry, medium-bodied with bright cherry, plum, blueberry, earthy violets and savoury herb flavours vibrant on the palate. Malbec food pairings: pork long ribs from the grill, veal chops, vegetarian pizza. Drink: 2022 - 2026 23425 13.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 91/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Honoro Vera Monastrell 2020, Jumilla D.O.P., Spain: Produced by Juan Gil, Honoro Vera 2020 is a vegan-friendly, 100% Monastrell produced from organically grown grapes sourced from the chalky and rocky limestone soils of the Jumilla wine region. Dry, medium-plus-bodied and rich with layers of plum compote, red berry, earthy mushrooms and anise spice supple on the palate. So good now. Monastrell food pairings: breaded veal chops, cheesy pizza, barbequed ribs. Drink: 2022 - 2024 167684 14.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Santa Ema Gran Reserva Carmenère 2018, Cachapoal Valley, Chile: Grapes for Santa Ema Gran Reserva 2018 Carmenère were sourced from the Peumo zone in the Cachapoal Valley. The clay soils and fresh breezes give perfume and freshness to this wine with zippy red berry fruit, plum, fine herbs and bright acidity on the palate. Enjoy with gourmet burgers from the grill. Carmenère food pairings: veal and mushroom stuffed red peppers, roast chicken, turkey tournedos. Drink: 2022 - 2024 21981 13.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Puente Austral Reserva Privada Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Colchagua Valley, Chile: Puente Austral, Privada 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon is a dry, full-bodied and fruity Cab with bright plum, blackberry, cherry, red berry and spicy flavours balanced with juicy acidity on the palate. Tannins are fine. An excellent value Chilean Cab at $15 to be enjoyed any day of the week. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: lamb shanks in red wine sauce, venison striploin steaks, grilled game sausages. Drink: 2022 - 2026 21960 13.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Huentala Sombrero Malbec 2019, Gualtallary, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina: Huentala Sombrero 2019 Malbec is a dry, juicy and fruity 100% Malbec produced from grapes sourced from the alluvial, gravel and limestone soils, 1,400 metres above sea level in the Gualtallary. The wine is aged nine months in oak barrels and six months in bottle prior to release. Look for bright blueberry, plum, red berry, spicy and nutty flavours on this full-bodied Argentinean red made for the barbeque. Malbec food pairings: slow-braised long beef ribs, blade roast pepper steak. Drink: 2022 - 2024 17449 14.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Santa Margherita Cabernet Sauvignon 2019, Veneto I.G.T., Italy: The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes for Santa Margherita 2019 were sourced from deep clay soils and is fragrant, dry, medium-bodied and juicy with cassis, dark berry fruit, plum, licorice, savoury herb flavours fresh and lithe on the palate. Tannins are firm. Very approachable now, enjoy with lentil stews or mushroom burgers. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hard cheeses, beef brisket, roast pork tenderloin. Drink: 2022 - 2026 13620 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Marchigiana Vino Natural Ancestral Bonarda 2020, Mendoza, Argentina: From Cantena Zapata, La Marchigiana 2020 Bonarda is a vino natural ancestral with no sulfur added and was aged in amphora. The Bonarda is fresh and fruity on the palate with red and dark berry, nutty and woody flavours with a silky finish. Tannins are rounded. Enjoy now in all of its freshness. Bonarda food pairings: roast tenderloin, lamb chops, roast duck. Drink: 2022 - 2025 24217 13% XD 750 mL $26.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Maucoil 2019, Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.C., France: Château Maucoil 2019 is a well-priced Côtes du Rhône Villages, Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre blend with juicy blueberry, dark plum, cherry, dried wild herbs and flinty mineral flavours on the palate. Enjoy with pork chops from the grill. Food pairings: grilled game sausages, roast rabbit, wild mushroom stuffed partridge. Drink: 2022 - 2024 638502 14.3% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pecchenino Sirì d'Jermu Dogliani Superiore 2018, Dogliani, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: From the Piedmont wine region, Pecchenino Sirì D'jermu 2018 Dogliani Superiore is a dry, medium-bodied, elegant and vibrant Dolcetto with blue florals, lavender, fine herb and bright cherry aromas on the nose with cherry, blueberry, dried herbs, anise and mocha flavours silky on the palate. Well-crafted and absolutely lovely. Drink or hold. Dogliani Superiore food pairings: veal chops, roast leg of lamb, Bistecca Florentine. Drink: 2022 - 2025 23037 14% D 750 mL $28.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Printhie Mountain Range Shiraz 2018, Orange, New South Wales, Australia: From Orange, New South Wales, Printhie Mountain Range 2018 Shiraz is a modern-style, vibrant, cool-climate Shiraz fragrant with violets, blueberry, baking and cracked pepper spice flavours lithe and elegant on the palate. Approachable now, tannins are rich and rounded. Enjoy with lamb kebabs from the grill. Shiraz food pairings: roast duck, crown pork roast, veal Porterhouse. Drink: 2022 - 2024 20887 14% D 750 mL $22.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Massimago Valpolicella 2018, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: Massimago 2018 Valpolicella is produced by winemaker Camilla Rossi Chauvenet and is crafted from 60% Corvina, 30% Corvinone with a smattering of other local varieties with elevage in stainless-steel tanks. Look for bright cherry, fresh herbs, citrus zest and flinty mineral flavours on the palate. Enjoy with a pizza Margherita. Valpolicella food pairings: vegetarian lasagne, cheesy pizza, chicken cacciatore. Drink: 2022 - 2026 22670 12.5% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Barossa Valley Estate Shiraz 2019, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia: Barossa Valley Estate 2019 Shiraz is a juicy, concentrated Shiraz with dark cherry, plum, anise and pepper spice flavours full on the palate. Nicely done and a great value Barossa Shiraz at $20. Shiraz food pairings: roast beef, lamb chops, farmer's pork chops. Drink: 2022 - 2024 402701 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Peyros Vieilles Vignes Madiran 2017, Madiran, Southwest A.C., France: Château Peyros 2017 is produced from Old Vines Tannat and Cabernet Franc (40 to 50 years of age) from Madiran, Southwest France. The wine is full-bodied, rich and concentrated with dark berry, cherry, black plum, savoury dried herbs vibrant with rich, long tannins. The wine will continue to evolve and develop for several years, but if having now, decant for a couple of hours prior to pouring it with an equally rich and juicy Tomahawk steak from the grill. Food pairings: roast veal, wild boar tenderloin, venison stew. Drink: 2022 - 2027 234997 14.5% D 750 mL $22.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Barahonda Campo Arriba Old Vines Monastrell Syrah Tintorera 2018, Yecla D.O., Spain: From Señorío de Barahonda, Campo Arriba 2018 is a vegan-friendly, full-bodied red blend of Old Vines Mourvèdre, Syrah and Grenache. This juicy Spanish red is dry, and concentrated on the palate with dried blue and purple florals, dark berry, cherry, savoury herbs and pepper spice flavours with a dark chocolate finish. Tannins are firm. Pair with aged cheeses and Iberico ham. Family owned and operated, Señorío de Barahonda was established in 1925, and is currently overseen by Antonio Candela Poveda and his two sons Antonio and Alfredo. Monastrell Syrah Tintorera food pairings: grilled pork sausages, meat lover's pizza, grilled smoky ribs. Drink: 2022 - 2024 511519 14.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Drouhin Oregon Pinot Noir 2019, Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States: From Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley, Oregon, Domaine Drouhin 2019 Pinot Noir is a dry, medium-bodied, fragrant, elegant and vibrant PN, plushy on the palate with pink florals, bright cherry, raspberry, red currant, cedar spice flavours smoky on the nose and palate. Tannins are fine by firm, and the wine is still quite youthful and energetic. Try in 2023. Pinot Noir food pairings: veal chops, grilled duck sausages, pork tenderloin, barbecued lamb sirloin, grilled carrot mash and spring greens purée. Drink: 2023 - 2026 11263 14% XD 750 mL $42.95 Score: 92/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Borgogno Barolo 2016, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: From the Piedmont wine region, Borgogno 2016 Barolo is fresh and fragrant with ripe strawberry, tar, bark, cedar brush and nutty aromas. A full-bodied 100% Nebbiolo with lots of fresh rich fruit, firm rich tannins and lots to offer. Try in 2024, or cellar for up to eight years. Barolo food pairings: veal chops, meaty stews, rich meaty lasagne, grilled game sausages. Drink: 2023 - 2030 283499 13.5% XD 750 mL $65.95 Score: 91/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Valdelacierva Crianza 2016, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Valdelacierva Crianza 2016 is a classic Rioja Tempranillo and amazing value at $17. The wine is dry, robust and juicy with layers of dark cherry, plum, boysenberry, anise, citrus zest and stony mineral flavours vibrant on the palate. Pour with a Porchetta roast. Drink or hold. Crianza food pairings: lamb breast stuffed with veal pork and green herbs, spinach cake, roast pork. Drink: 2022 - 2028 438713 14% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cantine di Ora Amicone 2018, Veneto I.G.T., Italy: Cantine di Ora Amicone 2018 is produced from mostly dried Corvina grapes done in the Amarone style but for a shorter period of time. The wine juice was fermented in stainless steel tanks and aged up to eight months in French oak barrels. This is a dry, medium-plus-bodied and plushy red with lots of ripe red berry, dark cherry, vanilla, smoky oak spice and chocolate flavours with rich dark cherry on the finish. An excellent value Veneto red at $19. Food pairings: roast duck, roast Mediterranean chicken with olives and grapes, Bistecca Florentine. Drink: 2022 - 2028 631093 14.2% M 750 mL $18.95 Score: 88/100. April 2022. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Foreign Affair Dream 2018, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A juicy, succulent, medium-plus-bodied Niagara red wine blend of mostly Merlot with Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot grapes. About 15% of the grapes were dried for four months in appassimento style and the fermented wine spent 16 months in French, American and Hungarian oak barrels. Lush layers of dried fruit, ripe dark cherries, blackberry, cake spice and dried tobacco leaf fill the palate balanced with vibrant acidity for food. Tannins are firm. Cellar for three years or decant and pour with a dark chocolate mousse or chicken mole. Food pairings: smoky game burgers, beef steak, rack of lamb, smoked cheeses. Drink: 2022 - 2026 364380 14% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosés

Medeiros Rosé 2021, Alentejo, Portugal: From Alentejo, Medeiros 2021 is a bright, medium-bodied rosé made from Touriga Nacional, Syrah and Aragonez wine grapes. Fresh on the nose with bright cherry, strawberry, raspberry, soft citrus aromas and flavours generous and mouth-watering on the palate. Excellent value at $14, this rosé is lovely and lively with a promise of spring! Chill and enjoy with seared tuna steaks. Rosé food pairings: cold turkey sandwiches, chicken salad, roasted onion and asparagus galette. Drink: 2022 - 2023 451385 12.5% D 750 mL $13.95 Score: 89/100. April 2022. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Alvi's Drift Brut Blanc de Blanc 2020, South Africa: Alvi's Drift 2020 is a South African Blanc De Blanc produced in the Charmat Method. The Chardonnay grapes for this vintage were sourced from two different Alvi's Drift vineyards. Look for fresh apple, lemon zest flavours balanced with racy acidity delivered on a fine and persistent mousse. Very refreshing and a great value bubble at $17. Brut Blanc De Blanc food pairings: roast chicken, cold turkey sandwiches, fish tacos. Drink: 2022 - 2023 21163 12.5% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. April 2022. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Valldosera Brut Nature Reserva Cava, Catalunya, Cava D.O., Spain: A non-vintage, brut-nature sparkling Cava from Spain blend of 45% Xarel-lo, 30% Macabeo, 10% Parellada, 10% Chardonnay, and 5% Subirat Parent grapes with 10% of the Xarel-lo grapes barrel-fermented and matured for 2 years. Enjoy now and for the next two years. Cava food pairings: grilled salmon, fish tacos, grilled prawns, quiches. Drink: 2022 - 2024 311738 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Steller's Jay Brut Sparkling 2017, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: From Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Steller's Jay 2017 Traditional Method sparkler is refreshing as an aperitif and food-versatile to accompany everything from brunch and seafood canapes to a rich lobster risotto or grilled shellfish. Produced from Pinot Noir grapes, this bubble is crisp and clean with red berry, apple, toasted almonds and soft citrus zest with a lively persistent mousse. Brut Sparkling food pairings: fried chicken, potato chips, caviar, oysters, shellfish. Drink: 2022 - 2024 264879 13% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 91/100. April 2022. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Rust en Vrede Stellenbosch Reserve Chardonnay 2019, Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa: From the Stellenbosch W.O., Rust En Vrede Reserve 2019 Chardonnay is a creamy, elegant and concentrated Chard with ripe apple, pear, lemon curd, toffee, anise spice and vanilla flavours long and satisfying on the palate. Chill and enjoy with grilled fish dishes. Chardonnay food pairings: seafood Alfredo, seafood chowders, pan-fried halibut steaks. Drink: 2022 - 2025 18751 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. April 2022. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Beringer Luminus Chardonnay 2020, Oak Knoll District, Napa Valley, California, United States: Beringer Luminus 2020 Chardonnay is a supple, medium-bodied 100% Chardonnay lithe with fresh orchard fruit, lemon meringue pie and toasty spice flavours creamy on the palate. Winemaker Mark Beringer named this bright and crisp Chard, Luminus because it is "radiant". Chill and enjoy with a roast of pork and all the trimmings. Chardonnay food pairings: toasted ravioli served with Alfredo sauce, pork tenderloin, crab cakes, gougère. Drink: 2022 - 2024 395699 14.3% XD 750 mL $49.95 Score: 93/100. April 2022. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Attems Pinot Grigio 2020, Friuli D.O.C., Italy: Attems 2020 is a zesty, medium-bodied Pinot Grigio from the Friuli wine region. Dry with fresh white florals, pear, apple, citrus zest and dried fine herb flavours with balanced food-friendly acidity. Chill and enjoy with Caesar salads topped with grilled chicken or freshly steamed and chilled shrimp. The Attems family have been in the Friuli region since 1106. Pinot Grigio food pairings: grilled chicken, summer salads, frittata, basil pesto, salmon burgers, grilled lake fish. Drink: 2022 - 2023 707950 13% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Blue Mountain Estate Cuvée Chardonnay 2018, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: A stunningly gorgeous BC Chardonnay from one of the top producers in the country. Toasted almond, golden apple and Asian pear with some spice. Yes please! Pair with roast chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, crab cakes with lemon garlic aioli, fish tacos. Drink: 2022 - 2025 350108 13% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 93/100. April 2022. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Leaning Post The Fifty Chardonnay 2019, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Leaning Post The Fifty 2019 Chardonnay is a cool-climate, unoaked and zesty Chard with amazing acidity for roast turkey and chicken dishes. Fresh on the nose and palate with bright apple, pear, grapefruit, citrus zest, fine herbs and stony, flinty mineral flavours matched with mouth-watering, eye-winking acidity. The wine was aged in concrete tanks and was built to enjoy early and fresh. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled salmon steaks, roast chicken, quiche, onion tarte, pork chops, roast chicken, turkey tournedos. Drink: 2022 - 2023 578864 12.9% D 750 mL $22.95 Score: 89/100. April 2022. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bachelder Les Villages Chardonnay 2018, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Bachelder Les Villages 2018 Chardonnay is an experience in sensuality. Dry and silky on the palate balanced with pin-point acidity, this is a beautifully harmonious 100% Chardonnay from the Niagara wine region, rich with ripe apple, citrus meringue, buttery, savoury and mineral flavours on the palate produced from a réserve blend of older Chardonnay vines from limestone-laced vineyards. Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, pork tenderloin en croute, veal Porterhouse. Drink: 2021 - 2024 16059 13.5% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 92/100. April 2022. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Zuccardi Serie A Torrontés 2020, Salta I.P., Argentina: From the Salta wine region, Zuccardi Serie A 2020 Torrontés is fresh and fragrant with lemon, fine herb and spicy aromas. Produced from wine grapes sourced from high altitude vineyards in northern Salta in Argentina, this is a zesty white wine with citrus, tropical fruit, stone fruit and spiced apple flavours juicy on the palate. Chill and sip on its own or pour with fish tacos and fresh steamed shrimp. Torrontés food pairings: Asian dishes, fresh seafood salad, seafood appetizers, smoked turkey sandwich. Drink: 2022 - 2024 389262 13.9% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 87/100. April 2022. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ferzo Abruzzo Pecorino Superiore 2020, Abruzzo D.O.P., Italy: From the Abruzzo wine region, Ferzo Abruzzo 2020 Pecorino is produced from 100% Pecorino from the Abruzzo wine region and is fragrant on the nose with honeyed citrus, lime zest, melon and flinty mineral aromas; dry, savoury and medium-bodied with pressed flowers, white peaches, pink grapefruit, fine herbs, saline minerality and plenty of lime zest flavours long and vibrant on the palate. Chill and enjoy with veggie burgers. Pecorino Superiore food pairings: seafood Alfredo, grilled herbed chicken breasts, bouillabaisse. Drink: 2021 - 2024 573683 12.9% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. April 2022. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Loosen Bros. Dr. L Riesling 2020, Mosel Qualitätswein, Germany: From the Mosel wine region, Loosen Bros. Dr. L 2020 Riesling is an amazing value at $16. Rich on the nose with lemon pudding, ripe apple and peach jam aromas; off-dry, medium-bodied and mouth-filling with ripe pear, apple, lemon curd, stone fruit and tropical fruit flavours, finishing long on a fine mineral note. Pair with pork schnitzel. Riesling food pairings: pork tenderloin, turkey breast, spicy pasta dishes, shrimp tempura. Drink: 2022 - 2025 599274 8.5% MS 750 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. April 2022. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rustenberg Stellenbosch Chenin Blanc 2019, Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa: From the Stellenbosch W.O., Rustenberg 2019 is a great value 100% Chenin Blanc at $16. Love the fresh nose of apple, lemon-lime zest with dried fine herbs and mineral notes with a zesty finish. Chill and enjoy with fish tacos, crab cakes and spring salads topped with freshly steamed and chilled shrimp. Chenin Blanc food pairings: grilled cheese sandwiches, pasta Primavera, pan-fried trout. Drink: 2022 - 2024 698274 13.3% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Invivo Graham Norton's Own Sauvignon Blanc 2021, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Invivo Graham Norton's Own 2021 Sauvignon Blanc is a tropical fruit bowl of fresh passionfruit, kiwi, green pepper, lime-lemon zest and fine herb flavours mouth-watering, long and satisfying on the palate. Chill and enjoy now and for the next couple of years with brunch dishes and herbed quiches. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: salads, grilled shellfish dishes, herbed goat cheese quiche, herbed flatbreads with cream cheese. Drink: 2022 - 2023 560284 11.8% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. April 2022. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Quails' Gate Estate Winery Chardonnay 2019, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: A beautiful BC Okanagan Chardonnay with notes of green apple and peach. Medium- to full-bodied with a luscious, mouth-filling texture. Perfect for roast chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: turkey burgers, crab cakes, chicken breast, lobster in butter sauce, cheese. Drink: 2022 - 2024 377770 14% D 750 mL $26.95 Score: 91/100. April 2022. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Matetic Corralillo Chardonnay 2019, San Antonio Valley D.O., Chile: Matetic Corralillo 2019 Chardonnay is a Chilean Chard with grapes sourced from the El Rosario vineyard, in the coastal region of northern San Antonio Valley. The wine is dry, lush and silky on the palate with ripe apple, tropical fruit, vanilla, citrus zest and a touch of oak spice (70% of the wine was aged up to 12 months in neutral oak barrels) fresh and zesty on the palate. Pour with grilled halibut steaks. Chardonnay food pairings: lobster bisque, grilled prawns, chicken Alfredo. Drink: 2022 - 2024 544270 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cline Cellars Viognier 2020, North Coast, California, United States: Cline 2020 Viognier is a great value dry, full-bodied California Viognier at $18. Produced from sustainably-grown grapes for California's north coast, look for honeysuckle, melon, ripe stone fruit, soft lemon, ginger spice and minerally notes vibrant, elegant and long on the palate. Chill and enjoy with fish tacos, crab cakes or grilled chicken breasts Dijonnaise. Viognier food pairings: crab cakes with mango chutney, mild curries, pork tenderloin en croute. Drink: 2022 - 2024 128421 14% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pazo das Bruxas Albariño 2019, Rías Baixas D.O., Spain: From the Familia Torres, love this fresh and lime-lemon zesty Albariño from the Rías Baixas D.O. Pazo Das Bruxas 2019 is a zesty, dry and crisp 100% Albariño fresh and concentrated with citrus florals, lime zest and lemon meringue flavours silky and savoury on the palate with mouth-watering acidity. Produced in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Enjoy now and for the next couple of years with all of its freshness. Chill and enjoy with seafood dishes. Albariño food pairings: linguine with crab meat, Caesar salad topped with grilled shrimp, vegetarian quiche. Drink: 2022 - 2023 417667 12.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 91/100. April 2022. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2020, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Jackson-Triggs Grande Reserve 2020 Sauvignon Blanc grapes is crisp and clean with gooseberry, tropical fruit, fresh-cut grass and flinty mineral flavours zesty and long on the palate. Grapes for this vintage were sourced from the Tufford Road Vineyard in Lincoln Lakeshore. Grapes were left on the skins for eight hours prior to pressing giving the wine lots of flavour to match its freshness. Chill and enjoy with grilled scampi in lemon butter, or a spring greens salad topped with herbed goat cheese. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: fried herb-crusted and panko trout, chickpea lentil pea and potato curry, pizza with pork sausage. Drink: 2022 - 2023 25368 13% XD 750 mL $20.95 Score: 89/100. April 2022. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tyrrell's Wines Hunter Valley Series Semillon 2019, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia: From Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Tyrrell's Hunter Valley Series 2019 Semillon is bone dry and medium-bodied with apple, sun-kissed hay, fine herbs, lanolin, honeyed melon, lemon zest and minerally flavours silky and fresh on the palate... at 10% abv! Chill and enjoy with grilled chicken tenders. Semillon food pairings: pan-fried panfish, salads, fish tacos. Drink: 2022 - 2026 632034 10.6% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Primarius Pinot Gris 2020, Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States: Primarius 2020 Pinot Gris is vibrant on the palate with so many flavours. Dry, medium-bodied with fresh pear, honeyed melon, tropical fruit and lemon meringue notes fresh, elegant and long on the palate. Grapes for this vintage were sourced from Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley wine region in Oregon. Pinot Gris food pairings: pork tenderloin, turkey breast, seafood Alfredo. Drink: 2022 - 2023 22675 13.6% D 750 mL $23.95 Score: 89/100. April 2022. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Benjamin Bridge Tidal Bay 2020, Gaspereau Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada: From Gaspereau Valley, Nova Scotia, Benjamin Bridge, Tidal Bay 2020 is an off-dry blend of L'Acadie Blanc, Ortega, Riesling, Seyval and Vidal. Fresh on the nose with lemon-lime zest, ripe stone fruit, fine herbs and briny mineral flavours on the palate. Benjamin Bridge in an inspiration in Nova Scotia winemaking. Chill and enjoy with sushi, pad Thai and mild seafood curries. Food pairings: curried shrimp, spicy Asian Fusion dishes, Tempura vegetables, sweet chilli grilled vegetables. Drink: 2022 - 2024 15538 9% MD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 89/100. April 2022. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Susana Balbo Signature Torrontés 2020, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina: From the Uco Valley, Mendoza, Susana Balbo Signature 2020 Torrontés was barrel-fermented for four months in new French oak barrels. In addition, grapes were hand-harvested and macerated with dry ice for six hours retaining full fruit freshness. Grapes are sourced from the Altamira from high-altitude vineyards (can you get any fresher than this?). This 100% Torrontés is dry, medium-bodied with ripe white melon, fine herbs, white florals and mouth-watering citrus flavours, finishing on a mineral note. Huge flavour on this fresh and silky white from Argentina. Chill and enjoy with grilled chicken dishes. Torrontés food pairings: mild vegetarian curries, sushi, salads topped with grilled mango chicken. Drink: 2022 - 2024 384339 13% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 93/100. April 2022. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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