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Wine Picks June 23, 2020

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Note: This batch of wine reviews is not part of the bi-weekly Vintages Releases. Instead, it's a collection of wines outside the Vintages section in store (general list) or wines sent to me directly from wineries that may not yet be available in liquor stores. Click on the Winery or Wine Agency link to get more info.

Red Wine

Wakefield Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Clare Valley, South Australia, Australia: Fantastic value under $20 for this Wakefield 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon from the Clare Valley, South Australia. This is a juicy, full-bodied garnet red wine with a spicy nose and rich black fruits, meat, leather, cedar spice and vanilla flavours on the palate. This is your strip loin on the barbie red. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hearty meat dishes, hard cheese, juicy rare steak, barbecued ribs in sauce, hamburger. Drink: 2019 - 2021 744235 14% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. June 2020. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Pillitteri Estates Winery Team Canada White 2017, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q,A., Canada: A lovely white wine blend of aromatic grapes with notes of lychee, rose petal and baking spice. For every bottle sold, the winery donates $1 to the Canadian Olympic Foundation to support the country's athletes. Pair with seafood or a gold medal performance of pairs figure skating. Team Canada White food pairings: chicken, fish, crab cakes, mild curries. Drink: 2020 - 2022 13657 12.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 90/100. June 2020. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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