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Vintages Release September 23, 2023

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Red Wine

Mission Hill Merlot 2021, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada: From Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, Mission Hill Reserve 2021 Merlot is produced from grapes sourced from the Black Sage Bench. This is a dry, full-bodied and lush Merlot with blueberry, dark plum, cedar brush and toasty oak spice flavours wrapped up with a whiff of campfire smoke on the palate. Tannins are firm. Good now, better in 2024. Merlot food pairings: pulled pork, shepherd’s pie, gourmet burgers. Drink: 2023 - 2028 553313 14% D 750 mL $31.95 Score: 90/100. September 2023. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Featherstone Canadian Oak Chardonnay 2021, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Featherstone 2021 Chardonnay is a bone-dry, full-bodied, zesty Chardonnay aged in Canadian oak barrels made from oak of trees grown along the Grand River in Ontario. Grapes are hand-harvested and fermented with native wild yeasts. Look for nutty, ripe gold apple, yellow plum, piney and smoky aromas and flavours on this zesty Chard. Chill and enjoy with juicy pork chops from the grill. Chardonnay food pairings: Asian dishes, crab cakes, pan-fried cod, baked maple ham. Drink: 2023 - 2026 149302 13% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 89/100. September 2023. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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