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Vintages Release August 20, 2016

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Dessert Wine

Emilio Lustau Emilín Solera Reserva Moscatel Sherry, Jerez, Spain: Another mind-blowing Sherry from one of the country's top producers. This Spanish dessert wine offers incredible depth of flavour and nuance for the price: toasted almond, apricot and fig. Pair with spiced nuts. Drink: 2016 - 2022 248518 17% S 375 mL $21.95 Score: 93/100. August 2016. Top Rated Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Arboleda Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Aconcagua Valley, Chile: A full-bodied Chilean red wine made from the classic grape Cabernet Sauvignon in the Aconcagua Valley. This wine offers enticing aromas of blackcurrant cassis along with toasty oak. There's a grip on the palate, so decant one hour and enjoy with a rare steak. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: beef enchiladas, barbecued ribs in sauce, hamburger, hard cheese, braised pork shanks with white beans. Drink: 2015 - 2019 208859 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rodney Strong Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Knights Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: A towering, blockbuster Californian Cabernet with aromas of cassis, blackcurrant and plum. Finished with dark spice and blackberry. Pair with rare cuts of meat. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hearty meat dish, chicken, braised lamb. Drink: 2015 - 2020 456723 14% XD 750 mL $35.95 Score: 91/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Reserva Syrah 2014, Aconcagua Valley, Chile: This lovely, medium-bodied Chilean Syrah tastes more like an elegant Pinot Noir. I don't mind at all. Nervy acidity and tart cherry notes. Pair with roasted chicken. Syrah food pairings: barbecued steak, pork tenderloin, hard cheese, veal chops. Drink: 2016 - 2020 662817 14% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 90/100. August 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Quails' Gate Estate Winery Pinot Noir 2014, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: Gorgeous depth and concentration of flavour in this iconic BC Pinot Noir, yet it's not heavy at all. Aromas of fleshy ripe black cherries, violets and some dark spice on the nose follow through on the palate. This is seductive Pinot that gives liquid definition to opulence. Pair it with something naughty. Love, love the mouth-watering juiciness! Try it with roast turkey. Pinot Noir food pairings: herb crusted chicken; roasted lamb; savory slow cooked game. Drink: 2014 - 2019 585760 14% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 93/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Escudo Rojo Baron Philippe Rothschild 2013, Maipo Valley, Chile: Campfire smoke and toasty goodness from oak aging. Fleshy plums and berries. Supple and smooth yet full-bodied. Pair with grilled meats. Drink: 2015 - 2019 464354 14% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. August 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lavau Gigondas 2013, Rhone A.C., France: Black cherry liqueur and sexy dark spices from nose to finish of this terrif French red wine. Pair with grilled meats. Food pairings: hearty meat dish, chicken, braised lamb. Drink: 2015 - 2019 234955 14% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 91/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Finca Sobreño Tempranillo 2012, Toro D.O., Spain: A rich, full-bodied red with a long finish. Layered with black fruit and cedar notes. Tempranillo food pairings: braised pork shoulder, slow-roasted lamb shank, stuffed turkey, sausages. Drink: 2014 - 2018 452094 15% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. August 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bodega Atamisque Serbal Malbec 2014, Tupungato, Mendoza, Argentina: A full-bodied and richly layered Argentine red wine made from the country's iconic Malbec grape. Aromas of black plum and spice. Pair with grilled pork chops. Malbec food pairings: game sausage, venison steak, wild boar burgers. Drink: 2016 - 2019 444737 14% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. August 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rustenberg Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Simonsberg, Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa: Full-bodied, savoury with dried herbs and dark fruit. Balanced and structured with a long finish. Pair with a rare steak. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: beef pot roast with dumplings, minced beef and cabbage casserole, tenderloin beef Wellington. Drink: 2016 - 2020 443374 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Orben 2011, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: A full-bodied Spanish red wine with notes of dark berries and spice. Pair with roasted lamb. Food pairings: pasta with rich tomato sauce and wild mushrooms, vegetarian lasagne, chicken parmesan. Drink: 2013 - 2019 191379 14% D 750 mL $39.95 Score: 89/100. August 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château des Charmes St. David's Bench Vineyard Gamay Noir Droit 2014, St. David's Bench, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Lots of acidity and a tannic grip on the palate of this Niagara red wine made from the Gamay Noir Droit grape. Peppered raspberry with a full-bodied, juicy texture and weight. Good price for this quality. Here's an amazing BBQ wine for you for all sorts of meats and event he Portobello mushrooms. Gamay Noir Droit food pairings: char-grilled burgers, steak, lamb chops. Drink: 2015 - 2017 346742 13% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 87/100. August 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Zanna Illuminati Riserva Montepulciano D'abruzzo 2010, Abruzzo D.O.C.G., Italy: Full-bodied, robust, rustic red with smoky black fruit and cedar brush. The grapes for this wine come from the winery's oldest vineyards and then the wine is aged 2 years in oak. Smoke and some dark spice on a long finish. Montepulciano D'abruzzo food pairings: pork roast, roast breast of veal, veal scaloppini. Drink: 2012 - 2018 23242 14% XD 750 mL $38.95 Score: 90/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rodney Strong Rockaway Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Rockaway Vineyard, Alexander Valley, California, United States: A full-bodied, beautifully structured Californian red wine made from cool climate Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Notes of cassis and blackcurrant. Pair with a rare steak. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: beef ribs, lamb cutlets, hamburgers, three bean and pork salad. Drink: 2014 - 2020 202507 14.5% XD 750 mL $100.95 Score: 90/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Concha Y Toro Terrunyo Andes Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Pirque, Maipo Valley, Chile: A robust Chilean red wine with flavours of blackberry jam and preserves, firm tannins and a sweet dark fruit finish. Pair with roast beef. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled New York strip loin, hard cheese, braised pork shanks, veal chops. Drink: 2015 - 2019 562918 14.5% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 89/100. August 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Monte Zovo Amarone Della Valpolicella 2012, Veneto D.O.C.G., Italy: An impressively rich and deeply concentrated Italian red wine with aromas of black cherry liquor and smoke. Pair with roast beef. Amarone Della Valpolicella food pairings: pasta with rich tomato sauce and wild mushrooms, vegetarian lasagne, chicken parmesan. Drink: 2014 - 2020 447888 15% D 750 mL $39.95 Score: 90/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Vinos Sin Ley Monastrell 2011, D.O., Yecla, Spain: Big honkin purple and black plum aromas and flavours. Just enough toasty oak. Smooth and delicious. Perfect for hamburgers and meat lovers pizza. Drink: 2013 - 2016 344226 14.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 90/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Marchesi de Frescobaldi Campo Ai Sassi 2013, Montalcino Doc, Italy: Dry herbs, dust and leather on the nose of this fine and complex Italian red wine. Robust, but balanced and elegant: the ultimate food wine, especially for tomato sauces and grilled meats. Trt black cherry and good acidity on the palate. Polished tannins and smooth texture. Crisp lively finish. Decant 1 hour and enjoy. Drink: 2015 - 2020 429415 13.5% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 91/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Black Stallion Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Napa Valley, California, United States: Full-bodied with black fruit aromas, along with cassis and toasty oak. Very dry with a long finish. Try this with ribs or roast beef, and a side of horseradish, of course. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: juicy, rare steak, barbecued ribs in sauce, hamburger, hard cheese. Drink: 2015 - 2019 256768 14.5% D 750 mL $32.95 Score: 90/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rutherford Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Napa Valley, California, United States: A balanced and full-bodied Californian Cabernet at a justifiable price for the quality. Aromas of cassis and blackberry. Pair with brisket. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: pepper steaks, smoky ribs, mushroom burgers, strong cheese. Drink: 2014 - 2018 73817 13.5% D 750 mL $25.95 Score: 90/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Descendientes De J. Palacios Pétalos 2013, Bierzo D.O., Spain: A full-bodied Spanish red wine from one of the country's most respected producers. Aromas of dark fruit and smoke. Great structure. Pair this with a rare steak. Drink: 2015 - 2020 446484 15% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 91/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bibi Graetz Casamatta, Tuscany I.G.T., Italy: A simple, robust, rustic Tuscan red wine that's not vintage dated. Somewhat herbal with some stemminess on the finish, but nonetheless quaffable. Pair with hamburgers. Food pairings: braised pork shoulder, slow-roasted lamb shank, stuffed turkey, sausages. Drink: 2016 - 2018 330712 12.5% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 86/100. August 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Auntsfield Single Vineyard Pinot Noir 2013, Southern Valleys, South Island, New Zealand: Fleshy ripe cherry and mocha notes with a medium body and a supple, smooth texture. The acidity is refreshing. Pair with grilled seafood. Pinot Noir food pairings: veal medallions, roasted pork loin, prime rib, coq au vin, grilled tuna with a pepper crust. Drink: 2015 - 2020 361246 14.5% XD 750 mL $31.95 Score: 88/100. August 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cantine Due Palme Primitivo 2014, Salento, Puglia I.G.P., Italy: Dark chocolate and mocha aromas on the nose with fleshy ripe blackberry notes. Lovely toasty oak on the finish. Medium- to full-bodied. Supple and smooth but packed with flavour, just as a Primitivo (aka Zinfandel) grape-based wine should be. Try this with a variety of pizzas, from meat lovers' to four cheeses. Primitivo food pairings: grilled steak with mushrooms and onions, coq au vin, Cornish game hen, bruschetta. Drink: 2016 - 2019 658351 13.5% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. August 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

E. Guigal Saint-Joseph 2012, Rhone A.C., France: Anise, smoke and cedar forest wrap gently around fleshy black cherry aromas. Full-bodied, dry and robust with a good tannic grip. Smoke on the finish. Complex and balanced. Great with a pepper steak. Classic Rhone. Food pairings: beef ribs, lamb cutlets, hamburgers, three bean and pork salad. Drink: 2014 - 2020 30031 13.5% XD 750 mL $36.95 Score: 92/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mas Des Bressades Cuvée Excellence 2013, Costières De Nîmes, Rhone, A.P., France: Love the cedar-spice notes that wreathe the dark red berry aromas on the nose. Layers of supple, full-bodied flavour. Terrific balance and length. This blend or cuvée is matured in oak for about a year and leads with syrah. Attractive black plums and cedar spice on the finish. Decant 1-2 hours. Food pairings: lamb cutlets, chicken, beef bourguignon, Tourtière. Drink: 2015 - 2018 708750 14% XD 750 mL $20.95 Score: 90/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pike & Joyce Rapide Pinot Noir 2015, Adelaide Hills, South Australia, Australia: A vibrant, tasty Pinot with lovely notes of cherries and currants. Medium-bodied. Pair with grilled seafood. Pinot Noir food pairings: salmon steaks, herb-encrusted roast chicken. Drink: 2017 - 2020 68064 13.5% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 91/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Sonoma County, California, United States: A dependable and approachable Californian Cabernet year after year. Black fruit, oak, smoke and spice. Firm grippy tannins so decant for 1-2 hours and pair with a rare steak. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: barbecued steak, pork tenderloin, hard cheese, veal chops. Drink: 2015 - 2019 706077 13.5% D 375 mL $12.95 Score: 88/100. August 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Vicchiomaggio Agostino Petri Riserva Chianti Classico 2012, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: This full-bodied Italian red wine features black fruit aromas. It has a firm grip on the palate so decant 2 hours. Luscious with a towering structure. Ultra food friendly, especially with meat lovers' pizza. Chianti Classico food pairings: bucatini with sausage and peas, roast beef, cheesy pizza, stuffed roasted turkey. Drink: 2014 - 2020 993360 14% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 91/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Viña Real Reserva 2010, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Dry and earthy with some tannic grip on the palate that could smooth out in the cellar. Full-bodied and supple. Aromas of dark fruit and some smoke. Food pairings: meat pie, bobtje, spaghetti and meatballs. Drink: 2012 - 2017 94896 13.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 88/100. August 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Montes Alpha Carmenère 2013, Colchagua Valley, Chile: Gorgeous richness and depth on the nose and palate of this Chilean red wine. This Carmenere (aka Merlot) is incredibly concentrated rich and deep with fleshy black plums that you can dive head first into. Wow. This wine is aged for 12 months n French oak barrels. Another phenomenal wine from Montes. Carmenère food pairings: wine-braised beef, turkey with heavy sauces, wild boar, bison chilli. Drink: 2015 - 2022 143230 14% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 93/100. August 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Il Molino Di Grace Chianti Classico 2012, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Classic Chianti with notes of tart cherries and earth. Almost full-bodied. Pair with a heart meat and tomato sauce. Chianti Classico food pairings: pasta with rich tomato sauce and wild mushrooms, vegetarian lasagne, chicken parmesan. Drink: 2014 - 2022 85209 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. August 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

De Martino Legado Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Maipo Valley, Chile: Wild underbrush and garrigue on the nose of this seductive Chilean red wine made from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Feral. Pair with grilled meats. Classic blackberry, blackcurrant and mocha with a pleasantly bitter finish. Full-bodied and supple. A remarkable wine for this price. Stock up for parties. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: Greek marinated lamb ribs on the grill, souvlaki, spanokapita pie. Drink: 2015 - 2018 205674 13.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. August 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Fielding Estate Cabernet Franc 2013, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, V.Q.A., Canada: Mocha and savoury with a firm tannic grip and pleasantly bitter finish. Juicy and mouth-watering with red and black fruit and a smoky finish. Full-bodied and smooth. Cabernet Franc food pairings: beef-and-mushroom kebabs, grilled stuffed peppers. Drink: 2015 - 2018 36194 13% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 87/100. August 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Jamieson Ranch Double Lariat Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Napa Valley, California, United States: A robust Californian Cabernet with classic aromas of blackberry, cassis, blackcurrant an dark plum wrapped in toasty oak. Pair with rare filet mignon. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: prime rib steak, tri-tip sirloin roast, slow-cooked brisket. Drink: 2015 - 2021 467175 14% D 750 mL $62.95 Score: 90/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Poderi Di Luigi Einaudi Dogliani 2013, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: As they say: lashings of black fruit with a tarry streak through it. Full-bodied and scrumptious, ready to meet any hearty meat dish head on. Some earthiness and pepper on the finish. Supremely satisfying. Dogliani food pairings: Greek marinated lamb ribs on the grill, souvlaki, spanokapita pie. Drink: 2015 - 2022 232454 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Christian Moueix 2012, Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux A.C., France: A Merlot-driven Bordeaux red wine blend from the right bank. This wine will do well in the cellar. Generous oak aging that results in vanilla smoke, along with blackcurrant and cassis. Full-bodied and well-structured. Decant 2 hours and enjoy with steak. Food pairings: steaks, grilled vegetables, gourmet hamburgers. Drink: 2014 - 2020 979955 13% XD 750 mL $26.95 Score: 88/100. August 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Azelia Barolo 2011, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: Robust with a firm tannic grip. This wine needs cellar time then decant 2 hours and serve with a rare steak. Notes of wild violets. Barolo food pairings: game sausage, venison steak, wild boar burgers. Drink: 2018 - 2023 291963 14.5% XD 750 mL $48.95 Score: 91/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château De Segure Fitou 2013, Midi A.P., France: Lots of tart and wild cherry notes on the nose and palate of this rustic and woodsy French red wine. Full-bodied with good acidity for meat dishes. Food pairings: veal medallions, roasted pork loin, prime rib, coq au vin. Drink: 2015 - 2020 370254 13.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 87/100. August 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Stags' Leap Winery Petite Sirah 2013, Napa Valley, California, United States: Richly dark berries wrapped in smoke and dark spice with voluptuous layers on the palate. Full-bodied and endlessly long on the finish. Here's a rare chance to try a lesser-known varietal on its own that's usually used in blending. Petite Sirah food pairings: venison, barbecued steak, pork tenderloin. Drink: 2015 - 2019 590356 14% D 750 mL $39.95 Score: 92/100. August 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Robertson Phanto Ridge Pinotage 2013, Robertson W.O., South Africa: Savoury black fruit on the nose followed by sweet chocolate and campfire smoke on the palate from generous oak aging. Full-bodied and supple. Pair with Mexican mole. Pinotage food pairings: game sausage, venison steak, wild boar burgers. Drink: 2015 - 2019 278424 14% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 87/100. August 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Akarua Rua Pinot Noir 2015, Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand: Rich ripe sweet cherry aromas and flavours with mouth-watering acidity that adds complexity to this wine. Medium-bodied and satin-textured. Gorgeous mouth-filling voluptuousness. Long finish. Great value. Pinot Noir food pairings: juicy, rare steak, barbecued ribs in sauce, hamburger, hard cheese. Drink: 2016 - 2020 295592 14% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 89/100. August 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Clos Gebrat CG 2014, Priorat D.O., Spain: High alcohol with a warm finish. Black fruit and dark spice. Mouth-watering acidity. decant 1 hour and pair wit roast beef. Food pairings: prime rib, roast quail, stuffed chicken, venison burgers. Drink: 2016 - 2019 360511 15.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 87/100. August 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosé

Tawse Winery Inc. Sketches Of Niagara Rosé 2015, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Such a pretty and vibrant Niagara rose. Orange clementine and a touch of strawberry fleshy ripe on the nose of this Niagara rose. Medium-bodied, good acidity. Pair with fish and chips. Rosé food pairings: roast turkey with wild rice and apple stuffing, turkey pot pie, turkey shepherd's pie, turkey hash with sautéed red onion and Yukon potatoes. Drink: 2015 - 2017 172643 12% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. August 2016. Best Value Rosé Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Nobilo Icon Sauvignon Blanc 2015, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: A top-notch New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Bursts from the glass with aromas of lime zest, gooseberry and citrus lift. A hint of herbal notes. Racy, nervy acidity for shellfish. Yes please! Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: guacamole, sushi, pasta with cream-based sauce, pizza, grilled salmon. Drink: 2015 - 2018 912337 14% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 93/100. August 2016. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Featherstone Four Feathers Riesling Chardonnay Gewürztraminer Sauvignon Blanc 2015, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A lovely, medium-bodied Niagara white wine blend of Riesling, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Sauvignon Blanc grapes. Floral, aromatic and off-dry, this is a terrific aperitif or companion to fresh seafood. Finishes with apple blossom. Pair with medium curries and spices as well. Great price. Riesling Chardonnay Gewürztraminer Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: Caesar Salad, fried Gruyere cheese sandwich, raclette. Drink: 2016 - 2018 341586 12% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 91/100. August 2016. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Henry of Pelham Winery Chardonnay 2014, Short Hills Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A luscious, full-bodied Niagara Chardonnay with classic aromas of golden apple, Asian pear, vanilla spice and smoke. Pair with roast chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: crab legs, corn dishes, stuffed chicken breast. Drink: 2014 - 2018 268342 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. August 2016. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

De Wetshof Limestone Hill Unwooded Chardonnay 2015, Robertson W.O., South Africa: Buttery and rich yet perfectly balanced with acidity for real internal vibrancy. Love it. Wow. Chardonnay food pairings: steamed lobster with melted butter, roast chicken stuffed with spinach and pepper jack, pasta in an Alfredo sauce, grilled seafood. Drink: 2016 - 2017 419622 14% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. August 2016. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Hamelin Beauroy Chablis 2014, Burgundy A.C., France: fern tones, as well as a delicate but precise underlying minerality. This is one of the great value regions of Burgundy, and this wine will develop and evolve for 5+ years. Chablis food pairings: grilled lake fish, garden salad, shellfish, crab cakes. Drink: 2015 - 2018 391805 12.5% XD 750 mL $32.95 Score: 89/100. August 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Beni Di Batasiolo Del Commune Di Gavi Granée Gavi 2015, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: If you like Pinot Grigio, you'll love this equally zesty Italian white wine! Terrific refreshment with citrus and grapefruit notes from Granée Gavi Del Commune Di Gavi. Aromatic, crisp and dry. Finishes with vibrant lemon notes. Perfect for rich seafood dishes and sauces. Granée Gavi food pairings: pan-fried scallops, cheese, poultry, seafood risotto, pasta with cream sauce. Drink: 2016 - 2017 75168 12.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. August 2016. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kistler Les Noisetiers Chardonnay 2014, Sonoma Coast, California, United States: This voluptuous Californian Chardonnay sets the benchmark for all others. Gorgeous liquid opulence! Balanced, beautiful and robust. Butterscotch and green apple with hints of white peach on the nose. Creamy, plush, layered and luxurious. Pair this classic Californian Chardonnay with more of itself or Cornish hen. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled pork chops, stuffed chicken breast, beef bourguignon, cheese. Drink: 2015 - 2022 251223 14.1% XD 750 mL $99.95 Score: 92/100. August 2016. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Peter Zemmer Pinot Grigio 2014, Alto Adige D.O.C., Italy: Fresh and alive like spring white linens blowing in the breeze. This Italian Pinot Grigio is the essence of lime and lemon zest. Mouth-watering and medium-bodied. Peter Zemmer is one of the most respected producers of Pinot Grigio whose benchmark home is in the northern region of the country in cool-climate vineyards. This winery is tough on their yields and sorting, which results in remarkably flavourful wines. The wine also experiences a slow, temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats to preserve freshness. Pair with shellfish or seafood Pinot Grigio food pairings: seafood chowder, cheese, poultry, pizza, pork. Drink: 2015 - 2016 95802 13.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. August 2016. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Henri Bourgeois Petit Bourgeois Sauvignon Blanc 2015, Val De Loire, Loire I.G.P., France: Fresh crisp French Sauvignon Blanc with herbal notes, and some grassiness. No discernible oak flavour. Perfect for vegetarian dishes. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: grilled seafood, vegetarian pâté, goat cheese. Drink: 2015 - 2017 672345 12% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. August 2016. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

MacMurray Estate Vineyards Pinot Gris 2014, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: Refreshing and dry: perfect for the deck or dock as an aperitif. Very food friendly for a range of dishes from salad to seafood. Aromas of melon, lemon and lime lift and refresh. There's a lovely Asian pear and hint of spice on the finish. The winemaker, Tasmanian native Susan Doyle, first made wine in the Yarra Valley, Australia where she also created fruit-forward, aromatic wines. This would be terrific with roast chicken. Pinot Gris food pairings: sautéed scallops, avocado and papaya salad, basil pesto, zucchini and red onion frittata, cedar-planked pork loin. Drink: 2015 - 2016 47787 14.4% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2016. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Anselmann Edesheimer Rosengarten Siegerrebe Spätlese 2014, Pfalz, Germany: Liquid gorgeous with clementine zest and lovely apricot sunshine. Sweet but not cloying: still fresh for fruit flans and cobblers due to lovely balancing acidity. Siegerrebe Spätlese food pairings: fruit, fruit flan, apple cobbler, green salad with mango and strawberries. Drink: 2015 - 2017 910554 9.5% S 750 mL $16.95 Score: 91/100. August 2016. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Joseph Cattin Hatschbourg Trésor Des Seigneurs Pinot Gris 2013, Alsace A.C., France: A touch of sweetness in this medium-bodied white wine makes this dance with glazed ham, Asian dishes and sweet potatoes. This pinot grigio has fantastic aromas and flavours of sweet peach and pear. Great acidity. Yum! Perfect for spicy chicken dishes too. Pinot Gris food pairings: seafood, spicy chicken pakoras, blue-veined cheese, dried fruits and nuts, moderately spicy ginger pork. Drink: 2014 - 2016 260240 13% M 750 mL $27.95 Score: 90/100. August 2016. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Signos De Origen La Vinilla Chardonnay Viognier Marsanne Roussanne 2015, Casablanca Valley, Chile: This organic wine has plenty of big generous flavours of green apple and butter, but I love how it's balanced and calibrated with the acidity for food. Terrific layers of flavour and pleasure. Chardonnay Viognier Marsanne Roussanne food pairings: smoked salmon, poached white fish, assorted creamy cheese. Drink: 2016 - 2018 63909 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. August 2016. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Chardonnay 2014, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada: Toasted almond and spicy pear on the nose and palate of this pleasant full-bodied BC white wine made from Chardonnay grapes. Aromas of green apple and freshly baked bread. Good minerality on the finish. Pair with roast chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: deep sea scallops, pan-fried cod, pasta in an Alfredo sauce. Drink: 2015 - 2017 208694 13.5% XD 750 mL $33.95 Score: 89/100. August 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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