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Vintages Release August 1, 2015

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Red Wine

Lavau 2011, Cotes Du Rhone Villages Aoc, France: A pleasant, easy-drinking almost full-bodied southern French red wine with aromas of pepper, cedar and black cherry. The grapes are grown in the southern Rhone Valley in well exposed areas. Good price for this quality. Pair with grilled pork chops. Drink: 2013 - 2017 421024 13.5% XD 750 mL $12.90 Score: 87/100. August 2015. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Grange of Prince Edward Estate Winery Estate Gamay 2012, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A light-bodied PEC red wine with aromas and flavours of tart cherry and cranberry. Lots of acidity on the palate demands food like roast chicken. Finishes with a lick of spice. Gamay food pairings: charcuterie plates, seared duck breast with cherries, roast turkey (hot or cold). Drink: 2014 - 2017 615062 12.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 85/100. August 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lindemans Bin 50 Shiraz 2014, South East Australia, Australia: Juicy and mouth-watering with full-bodied layers of fleshy ripe purple and black plum. Some toasty oak on the palate. Pair with grilled hamburgers or meat lovers' pizza. Shiraz food pairings: grilled steak, hamburgers, brisket, pork loin, lamb. Drink: 2014 - 2017 145367 13.5% XD 750 mL $12.10 Score: 87/100. August 2015. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

The Grange of Prince Edward Estate Winery Estate Riesling 2012, Prince Edward County, Ontrio V.Q.A., Canada: A gorgeous, aromatic PEC Rieslng with notes of honey blossom and lime zest. This medium-sweet white wine is balanced with racy acidity so it will do well with curries, spices and glazed ham. Riesling food pairings: spicy thai green curry or Mexican cuisine. Drink: 2015 - 2017 28258 12.5% MD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. August 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Grange of Prince Edward Estate Winery Estate Pinot Gris 2013, Prince Edward County, Canada: Crisp, clean and fresh PEC Pinot Gris that makes for a lovely well-chilled aperitif or companion to shellfish. Lots of acidity with white grapefruit aromas and flavours. Pinot Gris food pairings: smoked salmon, pasta with a cream sauce, BBQ shrimp salad, or glazed halibut. Drink: 2013 - 2016 69336 12.7% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 86/100. August 2015. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lindemans Bin 85 Pinot Grigio 2014, Australia: Crisp, fresh and clean with notes of lime, white melon and grapefruit. Perfect as a chilled aperitif or companion to fresh seafood. Excellent value at this price. Drink: 2014 - 2016 668947 12.5% XD 750 mL $11.10 Score: 87/100. August 2015. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lindemans Bin 65 Chardonnay 2014, South Australia, Australia: A full-bodied, buttery, smoky Australian Chardonnay with attractive notes of golden apple and pear. Perfect for roasted or grilled chicken. Excellent value at this price. Drink: 2014 - 2017 142117 13.5% XD 750 mL $10.95 Score: 87/100. August 2015. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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