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Vintages Release December 4, 2014

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Red Wine

Skinnygrape Shiraz, Canada: A smooth, full-bodied red wine with black jam on the nose and palate. This non-vintage wine is made from Shiraz grapes grown in various countries and bottled in Canada. Attractive dark fruit flavours. The selling point is just 80 calories, achieved by keeping alcohol to just 8.5%. Drink: 2014 - 2015 387134 8.5% MD 750 mL $11.95 Score: 85/100. December 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Askaneli Brothers Kakheti Saperavi Kindzmarauli 2012, Kakheti, Georgia: A smooth, supple, medium-bodied Georgian red wine that is also medium-sweet. So it's neither dry nor dessert sweet, but the sweetness is detectable. Fortunately, it's not cloying and tastes more like sweetly ripe raspberries. Saperavi Kindzmarauli food pairings: red meat dishes, saltier cheeses, desserts. Drink: 2013 - 2016 4860053010038 11.5% M 750 mL $18.95 Score: 85/100. December 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Askaneli Brothers Kakheti Mukuzani 2013, Kakheti, Georgia: A rustic, robust Georgian red wine that's also smooth with black fruit and cedar notes. Pair with hearty mat dishes. Mukuzani food pairings: roast meats and game dishes. Drink: 2013 - 2016 4860053010045 11.5% D 750 mL $15.00 Score: 85/100. December 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ros├ęs

Skinnygrape Rose, Canada: An off-dry rose made from a blend of syrah, primitivo and gamay grapes grown in various countries and bottled in Canada. The grapes get 12-48 hours of skin contact with the juice during fermentation to create the pink colour. Pretty rose of strawberry jam, light-bodied on the palate. The selling point for this wine is that it has just 80 calories, achieved by reducing alcohol to just 8%. Drink: 2014 - 2015 350488 8% MD 750 mL $11.95 Score: 84/100. December 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Skinnygrape Chardonnay, Canada: A light almost medium-bodied white wine made from Chardonnay grapes grown in various countries and bottled in Canada. An attractive woodsmoke aroma on the nose from gentle oak aging. Fresh green apple notes. The selling point of this non-vintage wine is the low calorie count of 80 calories that is achieved via the low alcohol level of just 8%. Drink: 2014 - 2015 283812 8% MD 750 mL $11.95 Score: 84/100. December 2014. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Skinnygrape Pinot Grigio, Canada: A light, zippy refreshing white wine made from Pinot Grigio grapes grown in various countries and bottled in Canada. The main selling point here is 80 calories which is achieved by the low alcohol of 8%. A nice quaffer when you're trying to count your calories. Unlike other wines, the nutritional facts are printed on the back of the bottle label, much as you would see on a food product: fat 0, carbohydrates 5 grams or 2% of your daily intake, sugars 3 grams, protein 0.3 grams and calcium 2%. Not surprisingly, there are no saturated or trans-fats, sodium or fibre. Drink: 2014 - 2015 283804 8% MD 750 mL $11.95 Score: 83/100. December 2014. kale, carrot sticks, lettuce Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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