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Vintages Release May 20, 2015

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Red Wine

Petites Folies Merlot Cabernet 2013, Pays D'oc, France: A juicy, supple, mouth-watering red wine with sweet aromas and flavours of purple plums and blueberry jam. Pair with hamburgers and sweet relish garnish. Drink: 2014 - 2016 377630 13% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 86/100. May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Chateau St. Jean Pinot Noir 2012, Napa Valley, California, United States: Supple and juicy with flavours of ripe and tart cherry and red field berries. Almost full-bodied. Pair with planked salmon. Drink: 2012 - 2017 308221 13.8% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Alamos Malbec 2013, Mendoza, Argentina: Oustanding value from this Argentine red wine made from the country's iconic Malbec grape. Smoky with black fruit. Pair with grilled pork chops. Drink: 2013 - 2016 295139 13.5% D 750 mL $13.90 Score: 88/100. May 2015. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Alamos Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Mendoza, Argentina: A solid red wine value from Argentina. Classic Cabernet aromas of cassis and blackcurrant. Full-bodied, smooth and balanced. Great party wine. Pair with a rare steak. Drink: 2013 - 2016 295105 13.5% XD 750 mL $13.90 Score: 88/100. May 2015. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

McWilliams Wines Canberra Syrah 2013, New South Wales, Australia: A juicy, mouth-watering, fleshy, full-bodied Australian red wine made from Syrah grapes. This is absolutely delicious! The Syrah grapes are grown in Australia's Canberra region. The wine finishes with dark spices, white pepper and juicy raspberry. Pair with grilled meats and good friends. Drink: 2014 - 2018 409888 13.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 92/100. May 2015. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars Pinot Noir 2013, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: A smooth, medium-bodied BC Pinot Noir with notes of black cherry and dark field berries. Supple and round with gorgeous texture on the palate. Blue Mounain produces some of Canada's best Pinot Noirs year after year. Pair with duck or quail dishes. Drink: 2021 - 2023 329466 13.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 91/100. May 2015. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars Reserve Pinot Noir 2012, Okanagan Valley, BC V.Q.A., Canada: A satin smooth, medium-bodied BC Pinot Noir that is pure liquid seduction. Aromas of fleshy cherry and raspberry. Layered and complex with a long finish. The grapes are estate grown and selected from the winery's best vineyard parcels. The wine is aged in a blend of new to three-year-old French oak barrels for 10 months. Pair with happiness. Drink: 2022 - 2023 714881 13.5% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 93/100. May 2015. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Okanagan Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada: Savoury and juicy with purple plum and fleshy backberry flavours. Full-bodied and smooth. Pair with hamburgers and all the fixins. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: ribeye steak and strong cheeses. Drink: 2014 - 2018 34694 14% D 750 mL $20.25 Score: 87/100. May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Okanagan Cabernet Franc 2012, Okanagan Valley, BC V.Q.A., Canada: The Cabernet Franc grapes for this robust red wine are grown in the winery's Rock Pocket Vineyard, North Bench Oliver. Smoky, savoury and meaty with a supple texture. Nicely done! Cabernet Franc food pairings: pork tenderloin with cherry sauce, arugula pizza, or applewood smoked cheddar.. Drink: 2015 - 2019 370627 13.3% D 750 mL $26.95 Score: 89/100. May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Poplar Grove Winery Cabernet Franc 2012, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: Savoury and meaty with fleshy ripe blackberry, and black plum. No herbal or green pepper notes. A terrific example of cool climate Cabernet Franc. Pair with grilled pork chops. Cabernet Franc food pairings: truffle oil, red meats, goat cheese, rich cheddar. Drink: 2015 - 2019 14.3% D 750 mL $34.90 Score: 90/100. May 2015. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Poplar Grove Winery The Legacy 2011, Okanagan Valley, BC V.Q.A., Canada: Savoury and smoky with dark fruit and toasty oak, yet surprisingly vibrant. This is a robust BC red wine blend of 43% Merlot, 41% Cabernet Franc, 13% Malbec and 3% Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine was matured in French oak barrels for 21 months followed by another 18 months of aging in the bottle before being released from the winery. Only 550 cases of the 2011 vintage were produced. Drink: 2015 - 2020 353110 14.5% D 750 mL $49.90 Score: 92/100. May 2015. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

G. Marquis Vineyards The Silver Line Pinot Noir 2013, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Sweet cherry notes and field berries on the nose and palate of this ultra supple, satin smooth, medium-bodied red wine. Good value for pinot noir, which tends to be more expensive than other red wines because it's difficult to make. Pair with planked salmon. Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled tuna steak, chicken cacciatore, pasta. Drink: 2013 - 2017 258673 12.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosés

La Vieille Ferme Rosé 2014, Ventoux, Rhone Valley, France: A pretty, refreshing and dry rosé with notes of field strawberry and raspberry. Perfect as an aperitif, chilled, or companion to seafood. For five generations, the Family Perrin has been making the wines of La Vieille Ferme between Avignon and Orange in southern France. They also make the coveted Rhone red wine Beaucastel. Excellent price for this rosé. Rosé food pairings: salads, grilled tuna or salmon, shellfish. Drink: 2014 - 2016 622134 13.5% XD 750 mL $11.95 Score: 88/100. May 2015. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

14 Hands Hot To Trot White Blend 2013, Washington State, United States: A medium-bodied white wine blend from Washington State that makes for a pleasant sipper. The wine is named for wild horses that once roamed the Columbia Valley and stood 14 hands tall. Drink: 2013 - 2016 280859 13% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 84/100. May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Barefoot Cellars Pinot Grigio, California, United States: Light and crisp with juicy mouth-watering acidity for fresh seafood. Just a touch of ripe white peach notes. Lovely aperitif. Awesome price. Serve chilled. Drink: 2015 - 2017 53983 12% D 750 mL $9.95 Score: 86/100. May 2015. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Quails' Gate Estate Winery Chasselas Pinot Blanc Pinot Gris 2014, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: A lovely crisp, off-dry BC white wine blend of Chasselas, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris grapes. White floral aromatics with some white peach on the finish. Medium-bodied with terrific balance. Chasselas Pinot Blanc Pinot Gris food pairings: fish tacos with avocado and buttermilk dressing; baked onion tart with creme fraiche. Drink: 2014 - 2017 585737 14% XD 750 mL $41.95 Score: 89/100. May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Alamos The Wines Of Catena Chardonnay 2013, Mendoza, Argentina: A rich, full-bodied, balanced Argentine Chardonnay. Great taste and quality for this price point. Aromas of green apple, toasty oak (but not too much) and baked bread. Pair with roasted chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: crab cakes, grilled fish, chicken. Drink: 2014 - 2017 801571 13.5% D 750 mL $13.95 Score: 89/100. May 2015. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

G. Marquis Vineyards The Silver Line Chardonnay 2013, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A full-bodied Niagara white wine made from Chardonnay grapes. Asian pear notes wrapped lots of toasty oak and campfire smoke from lavish oak aging. Pair with grilled tuna and baked quail. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled lobster tail, roasted whole chicken. Drink: 2013 - 2017 258681 13.4% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. May 2015. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Featherstone Winery Canadian Oak Chardonnay 2013, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Fresh and full-bodied Niagara Chardonnay that was aged uniquely in Canadian oak barrels. The wine was fermented with wild airborne yeasts and then the wine was aged in oak barrels made from trees that grow near the winery. Notes of green apples and smoke. Pair with roasted chicken. Drink: 2013 - 2017 149302 13.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 87/100. May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Pinot Gris 2013, Okanagan Valley, BC V.Q.A., Canada: Crisp and fresh with notes of white pear. Good acidity for seafood. Medium-bodied. Pinot Gris food pairings: local trout cooked in parsley butter. Drink: 2014 - 2017 510941 13.5% XD 750 mL $30.00 Score: 87/100. May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosehall Run Hungry Point Unoaked Chardonnay 2014, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Crisp, clean and pure with a laser focus on refreshment. No oak = no makeup for wine. Just a fresh face. Aromas of mouth-watering green apple and lime. Pair with fresh seafood. Chardonnay food pairings: seafood like black pepper skewered shrimps or grilled calamari. Drink: 2014 - 2017 401208 12.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. May 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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