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Vintages Release November 5, 2022

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Red Wine

Telmo Rodríguez Lanzaga 2018, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Telmo Rodríguez Lanzaga 2018 is produced from organically grown Tempranillo wine grapes fermented in open-top oak vats with indigenous yeasts and matured in large oak casks up to 16 months. From a wet vintage saved by a dry October, the wine is fragrant and fresh with earthy violets, pink florals, ripe plum, wild herbs, subtle spicy and chocolate notes silky on the palate. Very nicely done! Food pairings: roast pork, roast breast of veal, roasted root vegetable casserole, lamb ragu. Drink: 2022 - 2029 107433 14% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 93/100. November 2022. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Cuddy by Tawse Chardonnay 2016, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: From the Niagara Peninsula wine region, Cuddy By Tawse 2016 Chardonnay is a rich, medium-plus-bodied, barrel-fermented Chardonnay intense on the palate with bright apple, fresh pear, quince, baking spices, lemon curd and stony mineral flavours buttery, creamy and long on the palate. Jim Cuddy, of Blue Rodeo fame, collaborated with winemakers Paul Pender and Rene Van Ede to create this Niagara beauty. Chardonnay food pairings: sole meuniere, scallop ravioli, breaded chicken with lemon beurre blanc. Drink: 2022 - 2024 469023 12.5% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 90/100. November 2022. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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