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Vintages Release April 15, 2022

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White Wine

Marisco Vineyards The King's Favour Sauvignon Blanc 2020, Waihopai, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: From Waihopai, Marlborough, South Island, Marisco Vineyards, The King's Favour 2020 Sauvignon Blanc is very expressive of its terroir. Herbal and mouth-watering with gooseberry, tropical fruit (particularly guava), lime leaf and citrus peel finishing long and savoury on a briny mineral note. Chill and enjoy it with oysters on the half shell or vongole. The ancestors of the winemaker Brent Marris were appointed by the court to guard the Devon coasts of England in 1204, thus receiving the "King's Favour". Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: Masala salad, saffron potato cakes, spinach and watercress salad with raspberry dressing. Drink: 2022 - 2023 374165 12.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. April 2022. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Masi Brolo Campofiorin Oro 2017, Veneto I.G.T., Italy: Masi's Brolo Di Campofiorin Oro 2017 is a modern Ripasso, smoky and supple with layers of ripe dark cherry, dark chocolate, savoury herb, baking spice and vanilla flavours. This wine is crafted using the appassimento method from a blend of the Corvina, Rondinella and Oseleta grapes, the latter of which was rediscovered and replanted by Masi in the 1980s. Food pairings: grilled lamb, pepper steak, spaghetti carbonara. Drink: 2022 - 2028 976092 14% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 92/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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