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Wine Picks March 18, 2021

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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

Monasterio de las Viñas Blend Gran Reserva Garnacha 2005, Carinena D.O., Spain: A mouth-watering, delicious Spanish red. Full-bodied, but not heavy with notes of ripe dark red fruit. this wine is a blend of Garnacha (otherwise known as Grenache), Tempranillo, Cariñena and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. This Gran Reserva is a rare opportunity to taste mature Spanish wine, a rare treat . Pair with veal. Garnacha food pairings: braised beef dishes, turkey, soft cheese, roasted pork, lamb. Drink: 2008 - 2016 82024 13% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. March 2021. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Peller Estates Signature Series Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A zesty, refreshing Niagara Sauvignon Blanc with aromas of chives, lime zest and lemongrass. Perfect for seafood, shellfish and vegetarian dishes. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: goat cheese or chevre. Drink: 2020 - 2023 405043 13% XD 750 mL $31.95 Score: 91/100. March 2021. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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