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Vintages Release September 24, 2022

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Cave Spring Estate Chardonnay Musqué 2020, Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Cave Spring Vineyard 2020 Chardonnay Musqué is produced from sustainably-grown grapes from a single block in Cave Spring Vineyards on the Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment wine region. Dry, medium-bodied and fragrant with white florals, golden apple, tropical fruit, almond and vanilla aromas, fresh and bright on the palate with white florals, ripe stone fruit, apple, bright citrus, tropical fruit and subtle vanilla flavours elegant on the palate. The wine was fermented in stainless steel tank and is unoaked. Chill and enjoy with a seafood chowder or salads. Chardonnay Musqué food pairings: pan-fried tempura shellfish, crab cakes, pan-fried cod. Drink: 2022 - 2023 246579 13.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. September 2022. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


Featherstone Rosé 2021, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Featherstone 2021 Rosé is a dry, medium-bodied and mouth-watering blend of Cabernet Franc, Gamay and Merlot. Fantastic value at $16, fragrant and also food-versatile with pink florals, bright strawberry, raspberry, ripe red apple, soft citrus and subtle spicy flavours generous on the palate. Chill and enjoy with grilled chicken dishes. Rosé food pairings: avocado spring greens and strawberry salad, corn pineapple avocado and kale salad with strawberry dressing, golden beet salad with spring onion and goat cheese. Drink: 2022 - 2023 117861 12.5% MD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. September 2022. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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