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Vintages Release June 5, 2015

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Dessert Wine

Washington Hills Late Harvest Riesling 2013, Washington State, United States: Lovely peach ripeness and apricot preserves, light dessert wine from Washington State. Pair with fruit flans and cobblers. Drink: 2013 - 2017 394767 9% S 750 mL $19.20 Score: 88/100. June 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Hacienda De Carche Old Vineyards Monastrell Cabernet 2009, Spain: This wine is showing its age with very dried fruit, but still drinking well. Tanned leather and dried herbs. Full-bodied and smooth. Pair with juicy lamb. Drink: 2012 - 2017 378075 15.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 87/100. June 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Monasterio De Las Viñas 2008, Carinea, Spain: Very easy drinking, dry, almost full-bodied Spanish red wine with good acidity for food. Great party wine, especially in this magnum size which is the equivalent of two regular bottles. Pair with grilled pork chops. Drink: 2012 - 2016 393090 13% XD 1500 mL $18.95 Score: 87/100. June 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Expedition Horse Heaven Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Washington State, United States: Sweet chocolate notes on the nose and palate from lots of oak aging. Coconut and blackberry jam on the palate. Medium-bodied and smooth and harmless. Drink: 2013 - 2016 394726 14.1% D 750 mL $25.25 Score: 83/100. June 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tribunal 2012, North Coast, California, United States: Dry and full-bodied and smooth. Notes of dark fruit and smoke. Pair with a rare steak. Drink: 2013 - 2016 394817 15.1% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 86/100. June 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Funk Wagon Gsm 2011, Barossa, Australia: Produced by Keller Meister, this smoky, savoury, toasty, delicious Australian red wine is a blend of Grenache, Shiraz and Mataro (Mourvèdre) at an amazingly great price. Notes of black fruit and smoke. Pair with grilled meats. Drink: 2013 - 2017 400465 14.5% XD 750 mL $16.30 Score: 89/100. June 2015. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Inniskillin Niagara Estate Cabernet Franc 2012, Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Mocha chocolate notes from lots of oak aging. Smooth, medium-bodied. Benign. Pair with indecision. Drink: 2013 - 2016 317016 13% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 85/100. June 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Zenato Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2011, Italy: Black cherry and savoury meaty notes on this full-bodied and smooth Italian red wine. Pair with meat lovers' pizza. Drink: 2013 - 2017 479766 14% D 750 mL $25.95 Score: 88/100. June 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Villa Annaberta Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2013, Italy: Savoury and meaty Italian red wine with fleshy black fruit and a supple texture and full-bodied weight. A bit reduced on the finish. Pair with pepperoni pizza. Drink: 2014 - 2017 378091 14.5% D 750 mL $16.85 Score: 88/100. June 2015. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Vieille Ferme 2014, Cotes Du Ventoux, Rhone A.O.C., France: Medium-bodied and smooth southern French red wine with dark red fruit and some smoke. Very easy drinking at a great price. Pair with grilled lamb. Drink: 2014 - 2017 263640 13% D 750 mL $12.45 Score: 86/100. June 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sa'solin Terre Di Verona Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2013, Italy: Almost full-bodied, smooth and lip-smacking tasty with savoury, meaty notes and black fruit. Ripasso done right. Pair with hearty meat dishes. Drink: 2014 - 2017 650713 14.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 87/100. June 2015. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Farina Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2013, Italy: Easy quaffer with dark red fruit aromas. This Italian red wine is savoury, medium-bodied and smooth. Pair with pasta in tomato sauce. Drink: 2013 - 2017 195966 13.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. June 2015. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

David Rocco Dolce Vita Prosecco, Italy: Sweet peach aromas and flavours in this Italian sparkling wine, Prosecco, but dry and toasty on the finish. Perfect for parties or as an aperitif. Nice price. Drink: 2014 - 2016 385906 12.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 84/100. June 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Primus Zitsa Debina 2013, Greece: Dry with mouth-watering acidity and notes of white grapefruit. Pair with field greens and salads. Drink: 2013 - 2016 616267 12% XD 750 mL $12.60 Score: 83/100. June 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

House Of Mandela Sauvignon Blanc 2015, South Africa: Fresh and crisp with some guava and passionfruit notes. The label design is in honour of Nelson Mandela's floral Madiba shirts, a symbol of unity (also he didn't want to wear suits). This wine is created by his granddaughters. Mouth-watering and juicy. Perfect for fresh seafood. Drink: 2015 - 2017 407882 13% D 750 mL $12.85 Score: 86/100. June 2015. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cheval-Quancard Reserve Sauvignon Semillon 2013, Bordeaux, France: Very pleasant and easy drinking French white wine blend of Sauvignon Blanc (80%) and Semillon (20%) grapes, especially for this price. The wine was aged in new French oak barrels but maintains its freshness and mouth-watering acidity for seafood and salads. Drink: 2013 - 2017 401604 12% MD 750 mL $13.90 Score: 86/100. June 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Woodbridge Robert Mondavi Chardonnay 2013, Lodi, California, United States: A value-priced Californian Chardonnay with pleasant fleshy peach and pear notes along with toasty oak. Pair with roasted chicken. Drink: 2013 - 2017 99408 13.5% D 750 mL $13.00 Score: 87/100. June 2015. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kressmann Selection Chardonnay 2013, France: Sweet peach and pear notes on the nose with some toasty oak. Good acidity for roasted chicken. Drink: 2013 - 2016 243345 12% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 84/100. June 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

J. Lohr Riverstone Chardonnay 2013, Paso Robles, California, United States: Buttery delicious, layered, mouth-watering full-bodied, great value. Pair with roasted chicken. Drink: 2013 - 2018 258699 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. June 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Robert Mondavi Winery Chardonnay 2012, Napa Valley, California, United States: Good acidity in this Californian Chardonnay from Napa Valley, with aromas of butterscotch, green apple white peach. Pair with grilled chicken. Drink: 2013 - 2018 310409 14.5% XD 750 mL $25.95 Score: 90/100. June 2015. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cattail Creek Estate Winery Riesling 2013, Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Pretty petrol notes on the nose and lots of minerality. Some white peach and wet stone on the finish. Excellent for the price. Pair with fresh seafood. Drink: 2013 - 2017 241547 11.5% M 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. June 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Vineland Estates Winery Semi-Dry Riesling 2013, Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Lovely peach aromas and ripe apricot sweetness with bracing acidity for great balance in this medium-bodied Niagara white wine. Pair with Asian dishes. Drink: 2013 - 2017 232033 10% M 750 mL $13.95 Score: 88/100. June 2015. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rethink Riesling 2012, Mosel, Germany: Great balance with peach sweetness and racy acidity racy. Finishes with notes of golden apples. Pair with mild curries and spices. Drink: 2012 - 2017 394361 11% MD 750 mL $12.80 Score: 87/100. June 2015. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Villa Wolf Riesling 2013, Mosel, Germany: Crisp and mouth-watering with aromas of peach sunny preserves. Lovely, light and delicious. Great aperitif. Drink: 2013 - 2017 394023 11% MD 750 mL $14.80 Score: 87/100. June 2015. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Fielding Estate Winery Riesling 2013, Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: An off-dry, mouth-watering Niagara white wine made from the classic Riesling grape. Nice price. Enjoy as an aperitif or companion to seafood. Drink: 2013 - 2017 146761 10.5% M 750 mL $15.95 Score: 87/100. June 2015. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery Semi-Dry Riesling 2014, Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Crisp with good mouth-watering acidity that's balanced by the natural fruit sweetness of peach preserves. Drink as an aperitif or pair with sole or halibut. Drink: 2014 - 2017 387043 11% M 750 mL $13.95 Score: 87/100. June 2015. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gustave Lorentz Cuvee Amethyste Riesling 2013, Alsace, France: A solid Alsatian producer of crisp, dry white wines from the Riesling grape. This lovely French wine offers petrol and wet stone aromas n the nose that open up to white peach and lime on the palate. Good acidity, very dry. This wine wants shellfish. Drink: 2013 - 2018 325159 12.5% XD 750 mL $15.75 Score: 88/100. June 2015. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Wachau Durnstein Federspiel Gruner Veltliner 2014, Austria: A searing acidic attack on the palate that demands food: feed this wine salads, seafood or shellfish. Green aromas with white grapefruit: like biting into a lime, rind and all. Grapes grow on the steeply terraced vineyards surrounding the Wachu village of Durnstein. Very refreshing. Drink: 2014 - 2016 375089 12% XD 750 mL $14.75 Score: 87/100. June 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lagaria Vigneti Delle Dolomiti Chardonnay 2013, Italy: Balanced, pleasant full-bodied, but not heavy, Italian Chardonnay. Grapes grow near the Dolomites in the northeastern region of the country. Pair with grilled chicken. Nice price. Drink: 2013 - 2016 404483 13% XD 750 mL $13.55 Score: 86/100. June 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Vieille Ferme 2014, Cotes Du Luberon, France: Mouth-watering acidity with white peach and green apple aromas and a touch of butterscotch from oak aging. Pair with grilled chicken. Drink: 2014 - 2017 34991 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. June 2015. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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