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Vintages Release April 1, 2023

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Red Wine

Carpineto Riserva Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano 2017, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Carpineto Riserva 2017 Nobile Di Montepulciano is produced from mostly Sangiovese with some Canaiolo. Most of the wine was aged in Slavonian oak casks for two years with a portion in French oak barrels. Fragrant with bright cherry and baking spice aromas, the wine is dry, medium-plus-bodied and vibrant with ripe, tart red berry and cherry, dried herbs, pepper and well-integrated oak spice. Tannins are fine-grained and rounded. Decant for two hours if having tonight, but can easily cellar to 2030. Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano food pairings: grilled sirloin steak, tourtière, roast duck. Drink: 2023 - 2033 368910 13% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 95/100. April 2023. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Tyrrell's Chardonnay 2019, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia: From Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Tyrrell's 2019 Chardonnay comes from a long winemaking family lineage established in 1858. This stylish Chard is fresh and bright with ripe stone fruit, orchard fruit, citrus zest and nuanced oak spice flavours, dry, medium-plus-bodied and vibrant on the palate. Fermented in stainless steel tanks, the wine also spent five months in a combination of new and neutral French oak barrels. Chardonnay food pairings: pork tenderloin, grilled chicken dishes, pan-fried halibut in lemon butter. Drink: 2023 - 2025 22985 12.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 88/100. April 2023. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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