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Wine Picks April 28, 2022

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Note: This batch of wine reviews is not part of the bi-weekly Vintages Releases. Instead, it's a collection of wines outside the Vintages section in store (general list) or wines sent to me directly from wineries that may not yet be available in liquor stores. Click on the Winery or Wine Agency link to get more info.

Red Wine

Ghost Pines Winemakers Blend Merlot 2017, Napa, Sonoma, California, United States: A robust, complex, balanced California Cabernet with aromas of cassis and blackberry and smoke. Fruit is coursed from Napa and Sonoma. Pair with grilled meats. Merlot food pairings: grilled meats and poultry, hearty tomato-based pastas, pork chops. Drink: 2019 - 2024 454876 14.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 90/100. April 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Creekside Backyard Block Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Creek Shores, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A bone-dry, single-vineyard Sauvignon Blanc from Creek Shores wine region with fresh cut grass, lemongrass, lemon and lime zest aromas on the nose. Dry, zesty with more lemongrass, gooseberry, fresh apple and citrus flavours on the palate with a lingering flinty mineral finish. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: chicken and sage skewers, fresh tomato and basil salad, oysters on the half shell, pan-fried freshwater fish. Drink: 2020 - 2021 341792 12.5% XD 750 mL $22.00 Score: 88/100. April 2022. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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