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Vintages Release May 21, 2022

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Le Clos Jordanne Le Grand Clos Pinot Noir 2019, Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Le Clos Jordanne Le Grand Clos 2019 Pinot Noir is a stunner. Produced from master of the genre, Thomas Bachelder, this medium-bodied, lush, elegant and silky PN exudes charm, balance and finesse. Fragrant with cherry jam, strawberry and spicy aromas on the nose, delicious with ripe red berry, cherry, fresh-tilled earth, cake spice flavours and a mineral kiss. This vintage marks the restart of Le Clos Jordanne after a five-year hiatus. Pinot Noir food pairings: pork roast, duck confit, braised beef prime ribs. Drink: 2022 - 2026 184564 12.5% D 750 mL $45.00 Score: 94/100. May 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


The Foreign Affair Amarosé 2021, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: From the Niagara Peninsula wine region, The Foreign Affair 2021 Amarosé is a rich and vibrant, full-bodied rosé made in the appassimento style. Amarose is a lush Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Gamay blend with dried skins and lees contact. Appasimento is a famous wine making method from the Veneto wine region, but Amarose is uniquely Canadian with concentrated strawberry, cherry, raspberry and watermelon flavours on the palate. Pour with grilled salmon burgers. Food pairings: mild curry dishes, white turkey meat, fish tacos, salads. Drink: 2022 - 2024 388702 12.4% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. May 2022. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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