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Vintages Release January 21, 2023

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White Wine

Hess Select Monterey County Chardonnay 2019, Monterey County, California, United States: From Hess Persson Estates, Hess 2019 is a juicy Chardonnay lush and smooth with tropical fruit, lemon curd, vanilla, baking and toasty oak spice flavours with a long and vibrant finish. Pour with roast chicken. The vineyards of Monterey are cooled by the sea, which allows the grapes to retain their vivacious natural acidity. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled herbed chicken, pan-seared scallop dishes, lobster. Drink: 2022 - 2024 986778 13.5% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. January 2023. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Vilmart et Cie Grande Réserve 1er Cru Champagne, Champagne A.C., France: Vilmart et Cie Grande Réserve Premier Cru Champagne is a rich, toasty, full-bodied bubble with a vibrant, seductive mousse of Asian pear, soft orange citrus, toasted almond, nectarine, lime zest, ginger and anise flavours with a kiss of spice on the palate. Disgorged October 2019. So easy to chill and enjoy anytime! Champagne food pairings: smoked fish, fried chicken, chips and dip, quiche, brunch fare, egg dishes, grilled chicken, caviar on toast. Drink: 2023 - 2028 12619 12.5% D 750 mL $73.95 Score: 93/100. January 2023. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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