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Vintages Release January 21, 2023

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Red Wine

Flavs Amarone della Valpolicella 2018, Veneto D.O.C.G., Italy: Flavs 2018 Amarone Della Valpolicella is a youthful, vibrant and medium-plus-bodied cherry, berry red wine blend of 85% Corvina, 10% Rondinella and 5% Croatina sourced from the Veneto wine region. Brilliant ruby in the glass creamy with dark cherry, red berry, citrus zest, chocolate and vanilla flavours. Tannins are ripe and velvety. Lovely now. Amarone Della Valpolicella food pairings: meaty lasagne, slow-braised beef brisket, grilled game sausages. Drink: 2023 - 2025 10204 15.5% D 750 mL $43.95 Score: 92/100. January 2023. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Pelee Island Winery Vinedresser Chardonnay 2017, Lake Erie North Shore, South Islands, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: From Pelee Island Winery, Vinedressers 2017 Chardonnay is vegan-friendly and produced from sustainably grown grapes from the South Islands, Lake Erie North Shore wine region. Fragrant with ripe apple, pear, quince, lemon zest, nutty, toasty oak and vanilla flavours silky and lithe on the palate. Very nicely done as is the price at $20. Chardonnay food pairings: Poached salmon in a butter sauce, Spaghetti Alle Vongole, Caesar salad, tuna pasta bake, salads topped with mild hard cheese like Edam or Fontina. Drink: 2023 - 2025 492462 13% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. January 2023. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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