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Vintages Release May 1, 2015

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Dessert Wine

Ruppertsberger Linsenbusch Gewürztraminer Spätlese 2014, Prädikatswein Pfalz, Germany Gewürztraminer Spätlese food pairings: spice cake, crème brûlée, fruit-based desserts, pastries, fresh field berries in cream. 320473 10% MS 750 mL $17.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Château De Raousset Chiroubles 2013, Beaujolais A.C., France Food pairings: pork chops on the barbecue. 7997 13% XD 750 mL $17.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Villa Sandi Merlot 2012, Venezia D.O.C., Italy Merlot food pairings: Brazilian-style flank steak, rack of BBQ ribs, veal Porterhouse, grilled lamb, grilled pork chops. 23390 12.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Michael David Earthquake Zinfandel 2012, Lodi, California, United States Zinfandel food pairings: grilled lamb loin, spaghetti Bolognaise, aged cheddar, grilled duck breast, Italian sausage burgers. Drink: 2014 - 2019 59717 16% D 750 mL $39.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Il Molino Di Grace Chianti Classico 2011, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy Chianti Classico food pairings: bucatini with sausage and peas, roast beef, cheesy pizza, stuffed roasted turkey. 85209 14.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Frogpond Farm Organic Cabernet Merlot 2012, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Drink: 2014 - 2017 203554 12.8% XD 750 mL $24.00 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bodegas Viña Magaña Bodegas Viña Magaña 2009 2009, Navarra D.O., Spain 280552 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hacienda Lopez De Haro Reserva Bodega Classica 2005, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain 357335 13.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery Merlot 2012, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Merlot food pairings: Brazilian-style flank steak, rack of BBQ ribs, veal Porterhouse, grilled lamb, grilled pork chops. Drink: 2013 - 2016 358416 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lanciola Le Masse Di Greve Chianti Classico 2010, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy Chianti Classico food pairings: bucatini with sausage and peas, roast beef, cheesy pizza, stuffed roasted turkey. 395152 14% XD 750 mL $23.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bricklayer's Reward Old Farm Cabernet Franc 2012, Lake Erie North Shore, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Cabernet Franc food pairings: Brazilian slow-cooked pork, roast turkey, beef and black bean stew, shepherd's pie with root vegetables. 395277 14.5% D 750 mL $19.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gundlach Bundschu Estate Pinot Noir 2012, Sonoma Coast, California, United States Pinot Noir food pairings: veal medallions, lamb in a red wine sauce, roasted pork loin, coq au vin, venison burgers. Drink: 2013 - 2017 397513 14.4% XD 750 mL $49.00 May 2015. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tapiz Selección De Barricas 2008, Mendoza, Argentina 403253 14% XD 750 mL $29.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rudera Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled New York strip loin, barbecued ribs in sauce, braised pork shanks, strong cheeses, Margherita pizza. 403659 14% XD 750 mL $24.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cantalici Baruffo Chianti Classico 2011, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: A full-bodied Italian red wine from the heart of Tuscany. Lots of mouth-watering, juicy acidity for tomato sauce. Aromas of dark red fruit. Smooth. Chianti Classico food pairings: bucatini with sausage and peas, roast beef, cheesy pizza, stuffed roasted turkey. Drink: 2013 - 2018 403733 14% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 88/100. May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Somontes Reserva 2009, Dão D.O.C., Portugal 408401 14% XD 750 mL $18.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Elephant Hill Estate & Winery Syrah 2013, Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand Syrah food pairings: prime rib, spice-braised lamb, cheddar, grilled pork chops, Muscovy duck. Drink: 2013 - 2017 408633 13.5% XD 750 mL $22.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

San Leonino Governo All'uso 2013, Tuscany I.G.T., Italy 409144 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Joseph Carr Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Napa County, California, United States Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled New York strip loin, barbecued ribs in sauce, braised pork shanks, strong cheeses, Margherita pizza. 409151 14.1% XD 750 mL $29.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Rock Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Lodi, California, United States Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled New York strip loin, barbecued ribs in sauce, braised pork shanks, strong cheeses, Margherita pizza. 409177 14% XD 750 mL $21.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

G.D. Vajra Barbera D'alba 2011, Piedmont D.O.C., Italy Barbera D'alba food pairings: meat lovers pizza. 412270 14.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sbragia Family Vineyards Home Ranch Merlot 2012, Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States Merlot food pairings: Brazilian-style flank steak, rack of BBQ ribs, veal Porterhouse, grilled lamb, grilled pork chops. 412338 14% XD 750 mL $44.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Brotte Bouvencourt Vacqueyras 2013, Rhône A.C., France Food pairings: beef ribs. 413229 14% XD 750 mL $23.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Brezza Cannubi Barolo 2010, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy Barolo food pairings: roasted veal, wild boar, aged meats and cheeses, venison, herbed roast beef. 713511 14.5% XD 750 mL $64.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosés

Bisquertt Kissing Rosé 2014, Colchagua Valley, Chile 409995 13.5% XD 750 mL $13.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Saint Clair Pioneer Block 2 Swamp Block Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Dillons Point, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: Thai green curry fish, chicken and sage skewers, fresh tomato and basil salad, fresh oysters on the half shell. 95679 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Calamus Estate Winery Riesling 2013, Vinemount Ridge, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada 158642 11.6% M 750 mL $16.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Frogpond Farm Organic Chardonnay 2013, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Chardonnay food pairings: scallops with a sesame ginger dressing, spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, beef bourguignon, pan-fried cod with lemon butter sauce, toasted ravioli served with Alfredo sauce. 203547 12.2% XD 750 mL $15.00 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Philippe Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Les Chaumées 2011, Burgundy A.C., France 299933 13.5% XD 750 mL $87.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Quercus Pinot Bianco 2013, Goriska Brda Z.G.P., Slovenia Pinot Bianco food pairings: salmon rice bowl, roasted pork, steamed mussels. 396457 13% D 750 mL $13.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Vignerons De Mancey Bourgogne 2013, Burgundy A.C., France Food pairings: shellfish. 405803 12.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kaimira Estate Brightwater Chardonnay 2012, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand Chardonnay food pairings: scallops with a sesame ginger dressing, spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, beef bourguignon, pan-fried cod with lemon butter sauce, toasted ravioli served with Alfredo sauce. 408641 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Waimea Estates Pinot Gris 2014, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand Pinot Gris food pairings: pork tenderloin, roast turkey, pasta with cream sauce, cheeses, salads. 408682 13% D 750 mL $18.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Runkel Pinot Blanc 2013, Qualitätswein Rheinhessen, Germany Pinot Blanc food pairings: salmon rice bowl, roasted pork, steamed mussels. 409730 13% D 750 mL $17.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sugar Loaf Sauvignon Blanc 2014, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: Thai green curry fish, chicken and sage skewers, fresh tomato and basil salad, fresh oysters on the half shell. Drink: 2014 - 2016 410001 13% XD 750 mL $20.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Te Whare Ra Sauvignon Blanc 2014, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: Thai green curry fish, chicken and sage skewers, fresh tomato and basil salad, fresh oysters on the half shell. 411603 13% XD 750 mL $24.95 May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Frog's Leap Chardonnay 2013, Napa Valley, California, United States Chardonnay food pairings: scallops with a sesame ginger dressing, spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, beef bourguignon, pan-fried cod with lemon butter sauce, toasted ravioli served with Alfredo sauce. Drink: 2014 - 2018 713552 13.4% XD 750 mL $39.95 May 2015. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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