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Vintages Release September 17, 2016

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Dessert Wine

PondView Estate Winery Vidal Icewine 2014, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Lovely rich apricot preserves and honeyed almonds in this Niagara icewine. Pondview shines here with it's Vidal-based dessert wine. Pair with toasted almonds or fruit flans. Vidal Icewine food pairings: pavlova, cheesecake, chocolate mousse, honey cake. Drink: 2016 - 2022 390351 11% S 200 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. September 2016. Best Value Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château des Charmes Vidal Icewine 2015, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Beautifully fresh and rich Niagara icewine with apricot, peach and pear. Perfect as a dessert on its own or with fruit cobbler. Vidal Icewine food pairings: banana split, spice cake, crème brûlée, fruit-based desserts. Drink: 2016 - 2022 413732 9.5% S 375 mL $45.95 Score: 92/100. September 2016. Top Rated Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Marchesi di Barolo Zagara Moscato D'asti 2014, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: So pretty! Honeydew and sweet melon in this slightly fizzy Italian bubbly. Great after-dinner drink on it's own or with a fruit flan. Moscato D'asti food pairings: blueberry grunt, fruit salad, ginger bread with whipped cream, pears poached in red wine. Drink: 2014 - 2016 168195 5% S 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Best Value Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Fruit Wine

Happy Knight Wines Cranberry Wine, Kingston, New Brunswick, Canada: Calling all cranberry lovers: here's your pie in a glass. Lusciously sweet cranberry flavours. Great companion to turkey, and you can skip the cranberry sauce. Drink: 2015 - 2017 464099 12% S 750 mL $13.00 Score: 87/100. September 2016. Best Value Fruit Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Other Wines/Drinks

Cidrerie St-Nicolas Glace Du Verger Iced Orchard Cider, Quebec, Canada: A lovely sweet cider with notes of pure golden apple dappled in sunshine. Pair with fruit cobbler or enjoy on its own for dessert. Cider food pairings: blueberry grunt, fruit salad, ginger bread with whipped cream, pears poached in red wine. Drink: 2016 - 2018 465856 6.9% S 375 mL $19.95 Score: 87/100. September 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Feudo Arancio Nero D'avola 2014, Sicily D.O.C., Italy: Purple and black plums on the nose and palate of this luscious southern Italian red wine from the island of Sicily. Nero d'Avola is the classic grape here. Full-bodied and intensely concentrated, this wine finished with a spicy accent from oak aging. Nero D'avola food pairings: steaks rubbed well with Primitivo, hamburgers garnished, spicy sweet coconut curry dishes, spaghetti and meatballs. Drink: 2016 - 2019 412668 13% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pierre Amadieu Domaine Grand Romane Cuvée Prestige Gigondas Vielles Vignes 2013, Rhône, A.C., France: A full-bodied southern French red wine from the Rhone Valley from a respected producer. Aromas of black raspberry, spice and smoke. Pair with grilled meats. Food pairings: roast beef, roast veal, hamburgers, venison. Drink: 2016 - 2021 968693 12% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 89/100. September 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mcmanis Zinfandel 2014, Lodi, California, United States: Juicy, robust and bursting with purple plums and flashy blackberries. Delicious times three. Perfect for barbecued meats. Zinfandel food pairings: chicken wings, spaghetti Bolognaise, grilled lamb loin, grilled duck breast. Drink: 2016 - 2019 256735 14.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Fox By John Belsham Pinot Noir 2014, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: A silky, smooth, medium-bodied Pinot Noir with lots of vibrant acidity on the palate. Pair with grilled chicken. Pinot Noir food pairings: smoked salmon, coq au vin, beef bourguignon, lamb in a red wine sauce. Drink: 2016 - 2019 462028 13.5% XD 750 mL $25.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mission Hill Reserve Shiraz 2013, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: Juicy black plums and sweet mocha notes from oak aging on this BC Shiraz. Smooth and supple. Pair with grilled steak. Shiraz food pairings: slow-cooked beef ragú, lamb cutlets, espresso and cocoa-rubbed flank steak, black bean soup. Drink: 2016 - 2022 126763 14% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 90/100. September 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Pierre De Montignac 2009, Médoc, Bordeaux A.P., France: A spectacular Bordeaux red wine blend that's drinking well now though it could benefit from another few years in the cellar. The 2009 vintage was a terrific one and it shows in this wine. Aromas of fleshy ripe blackberry and black currant. Pair with a pepper steak. Drink: 2015 - 2021 437954 14% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 90/100. September 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Fontarèche Vieilles Vignes Sélection 2014, Corbières, Midi A.C., France: Black cherry liqueur aromas on the nose and palate of this supple, smooth, full-bodied southern French red wine. Extraordinary value for the price. Pair with grilled meats. Food pairings: roast beef, roast veal, hamburgers, venison. Drink: 2016 - 2019 150540 13.5% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Grinder Pinotage 2014, Swartland W.O., South Africa: Dark roast coffee, espresso but not sweet. This full-bodied, delicious red wine is made from South Africa's signature (and quite distinctive) Pinotage grape, a cross between Cinsault and Pinot Noir. This wine is dry, but it finishes with delicious flavours of dark chocolate. Pair it with grilled meats, especially chary pork chops. Pinotage food pairings: grilled meats, smoked pork. Drink: 2014 - 2017 572107 14% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Roger & Didier Raimbault Sancerre 2013, Loire A.C., France: This is a lovely, elegant French Pinot Noir from the Sancerre region of France where you usually have Cabernet Franc as the base red grape. Mouth-watering acidity and juicy dark cherry aromas and flavours. This is perfect for roast chicken or turkey. Sancerre food pairings: veal stew, pork tenderloin, mushroom and truffle dishes, coq au vin. Drink: 2016 - 2020 446401 12.5% XD 750 mL $28.95 Score: 90/100. September 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Podere La Vigna Brunello Di Montalcino 2010, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Wow, completely mature and ready to drink right now! Not sure how many more years this wine will stay at peak, but why risk it. Aromas of tanned leather, braised meat, smoke and dried tobacco. Pair with wild boar and truffle risotto. Brunello Di Montalcino food pairings: grilled steak, roast leg of lamb, hard cheese, veal piccata. Drink: 2016 - 2025 390807 14.5% XD 750 mL $42.95 Score: 92/100. September 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lantides Agiorgitiko 2013, Nemea P.D.O., Greece: Juicy, tart and mouth-watering Greek red wine made from the country's classic Agiorgitiko grape. Demands food for the acidity -- will pair beautifully with grilled meats. Tart cherry and cranberry with some firm tannins. decant for 1 hour. Agiorgitiko food pairings: venison steak, bison burgers, roast pheasant. Drink: 2015 - 2018 286708 14% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Viña Zaco Tempranillo 2014, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Very nicely balanced and delicious! Luscious with ripe fleshy black plums and blackberry and some dark spice. Great expression of Rioja terroir. Pair with prime rib. Tempranillo food pairings: herbed steaks, Portobello mushroom, chili, soup, lamb chops. Drink: 2016 - 2018 146209 14% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Fontanafredda Eremo Langhe Rosso 2012, Piedmont D.O.C., Italy: A well-priced Piedmont red wine from northern Italy, made from the classic and distinctive Nebbiolo grape. Aromas of wild truffle and dark fruit and smoke. Decant 1-2 hours. Pair with game meats. Food pairings: herbed steaks, Portobello mushroom, chili, soup, lamb chops. Drink: 2016 - 2018 454041 13.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Trivento Amado Sur Malbec Bonarda Syrah 2013, Mendoza, Argentina: Bursting with aromas of black fruit, smoke and tar. This wine needs cellar time and decanting of 2 hours. Pencil led and black fruit on the finish. Malbec Bonarda Syrah food pairings: robust dishes of beef, pork or lamb. Drink: 2014 - 2017 37036 14% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Viña Tarapacá Gran Reserva Carmenere 2013, Maipo Valley, Chile: Lusciously rich and velvet-textured with fleshy sweetly ripe black plums in this classic Chilean red wine. The wine is matured in both American and French barrels for 8 months. Mocha-chocolate finish. Pair with grilled chicken. Carmenere food pairings: wine-braised beef, game, pork, turkey with heavy sauce. Drink: 2014 - 2018 57513 14.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kim Crawford Small Parcels Rise and Shine Pinot Noir 2013, Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand: A lovely, elegant, perfectly balanced New Zealand Pinot Noir with seductive aromas of dark cherry and smoke. Almost full-bodied in richness, yet not heavy. Velvet texture. Pair with meaty fish dishes. Pinot Noir food pairings: veal medallions, lamb in a red wine sauce, roasted pork loin, tortiere. Drink: 2014 - 2021 35337 14% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 92/100. September 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pago De Cirsus 2012, Navarra Do, Spain: A full-bodied rustic Spanish red wine blend of Tempranillo, Merlot and Syrah grapes. Aromas of wild black fruit and toasty oak. Pair with grilled meats. Drink: 2014 - 2020 461319 14.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Malivoire Wine Company Small Lot Gamay 2014, Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A smooth, medium-bodied Niagara red wine made from Gamay grapes from small lots or parcels of the winery's best vineyard parcels. Aromas of light plum. Juicy, mouth-watering and round. Pair with grilled seafood. Drink: 2014 - 2018 12.5% XD 750 mL $18.00 Score: 90/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Xavier 2012, Cotes-Du-Rhone A.C., France: This robust southern French red wine has seductive aromas of black cherry liqueur, dark spice and some oak. Very attractive, especially for the price. This full-bodied red wine is a blend of mostly Grenache grapes and the remainder Mourvèdre and Syrah grapes for the 2010 grapes. Decant 2 hours. Pair with grilled meats. Food pairings: meat pizza, roast pheasant, Prochetta pork roast. Drink: 2014 - 2018 297317 14% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château De Marsan 2010, Côtes De Bordeaux - Cadillac A.C., France: Wow, this is terrific for Bordeaux at this price from a strong vintage! Aromas of blackberry and cassis with some toasty oak. Decant 1 hour and pair with a juicy rare steak. Food pairings: lamburgers, gourmet hamburgers, roasted root vegetables. Drink: 2016 - 2020 446245 13.5% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lan Reserva 2009, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Lots of body and character here with some attractive mature aromas of tanned leather, cigar smoke and dried tobacco and earth. Full-bodied and balanced. Pair with rack of lamb. Food pairings: rack of BBQ ribs, veal Porterhouse, grilled lamb, cheese. Drink: 2016 - 2021 42929 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. September 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pruno Finca Villacreces 2013, Ribera Del Duero D.O., Spain: Very firm tannins on this Spanish red wine. Needs cellar time then decant 2 hours and pair with rare steak. Notes of cassis and tart blackberry with toasty oak. Food pairings: roast beef, roast veal, hamburgers, venison. Drink: 2018 - 2022 312140 13.5% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Monasterio De Las Viñas Reserva 2008, Cariñena D.O., Spain: Juicy and mouth-watering with aromas of tanned leather and cigar box. Supple and smooth. Ready to drink now with grilled lamb. Food pairings: roast chicken. Drink: 2014 - 2018 166579 13.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Keint-He Voyageur Pinot Noir 2013, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A gorgeous Ontario Pinot Noir with seductive aromas of tart wild cherry, earth and spice. Mouth-watering acidity demands food: planked salmon or roast chicken or turkey. Medium-bodied and smooth. Highly recommended. Pinot Noir food pairings: roast turkey, veal stew, pork tenderloin, mushroom and truffle dishes. Drink: 2016 - 2021 373407 12.5% XD 750 mL $19.50 Score: 91/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Estay Prieto Picudo 2012, La Mancha, Spain: Purple and black plums with blueberries. Firm tannins on the palate of this full-bodied Spanish red wine. decant 1-2 hours and pair with rare meats. Food pairings: roast beef, roast veal, hamburgers, venison. Drink: 2016 - 2019 393140 13.5% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Elderton E Series Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, South Australia, Australia: A concentrated and rich Australian red wine with notes of black currant and cassis. Pair with prime rib. Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: lamb roast, lamb tangine, spicy lamb sausages. Drink: 2015 - 2017 108043 14% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Foreign Affair Apologetic Red 2013, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Sweet mocha, dark chocolate, espresso and spice on the nose of this full-bodied, smooth Niagara red wine. Uses the Appassimento method of drying grapes before fermentation to add alcohol, and heft to the wine. Pair with Mexican mole or a dish with sweetness. Food pairings: minced sirloin burgers, bison burgers, bobtje. Drink: 2014 - 2017 471516 14.9% M 750 mL $69.95 Score: 87/100. September 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Marchand-Tawse Gevrey-Chambertin 2013, Burgundy A.C., France: A gloriously rich, medium-bodied and luxurious Burgundian Pinot Noir. Aromas of fleshy dark cherry and spice. This wine is a collaboration between Niagara's Tawse winery and Pascal Marchand of Burgundy. Strong vintage, superb craftsmanship. Drink: 2016 - 2022 286450 13% XD 750 mL $59.95 Score: 94/100. September 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Saint-Antoine Réserve Du Château 2012, Bordeaux A.C., France: A great bargain for Bordeaux! Ready to drink now with decanting of 1-2 hours as the tannins are still firm. Aromas of black currant and cassis. Pair with prime rib. Food pairings: grilled sirloin steak, meat fondue, barbequed ribs. Drink: 2016 - 2020 434464 12.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Remo Farina Montefante Riserva Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2010, Veneto D.O.C.G., Italy: A full-bodied Italian red wine with aromas of black cherry liqueur. Pair with roast beef. Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico food pairings: polenta dishes, pasta with a tomato sauce, roasted venison, beef and veggie stew. Drink: 2016 - 2022 63636 14.5% D 750 mL $59.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Acrobat Pinot Noir 2014, Oregon, United States: A full-bodied Pinot from Oregon, which is a rarity. Not as acidic either in style: richer and rounder with black cherry and some mocha from oak aging. Pair with grilled pork chops. Pinot Noir food pairings: veal chops, grilled duck sausages, pork tenderloin, barbecued lamb sirloin. Drink: 2016 - 2021 421149 13.5% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 90/100. September 2016. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Westcott Temperance Red 2014, Vinemount Ridge, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Juicy, smooth and medium-bodied red wine blend from Niagara. An interesting twist with a non-traditional blend of Pinot Noir and Cabernet Franc. Aromas of black plum and blackberry. Pair with grilled meats. Food pairings: slow-cooked beef ragú, lamb cutlets, espresso and cocoa-rubbed flank steak, black bean soup. Drink: 2015 - 2018 469189 13.4% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Castello D'albola Chianti Classico 2012, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: A pleasant Chianti with notes of berries and earth. Medium-bodied and fairly smooth. Good pizza wine. Chianti Classico food pairings: crab-stuffed-flounder, pulled pork, pan fried scallops, beef bourguignon. Drink: 2015 - 2017 339937 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 85/100. September 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Two Hands Angels' Share Shiraz 2014, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: Loaded with black fruit, tar, graphite and alcohol. This is a whopper of a wine. Pair with Brontosaurus Burgers. Shiraz food pairings: gourmet burgers, mutton with mint and coriander, black bean soup, cheese pizza. Drink: 2016 - 2019 9480 15.6% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Robert Oatley Signature Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia: Juicy purple plums and blueberries on the nose and palate of this robust Australian cabernet. Smooth and supple. pair with grilled meats. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: Asian chicken salad, pork tenderloin, hodge-podge, grilled hamburgers, lamb Bolognese. Drink: 2016 - 2020 323741 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. September 2016. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Thirty Bench Riesling Sparkling, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: So crisp, toasty and refreshing: this Niagara sparkling wine shines! Elegant with great finesse. Pair with chic cocktails parties and caviar. Riesling Sparkling food pairings: pasta, lightly spiced curry dishes, lamb stew, white turkey meat. Drink: 2016 - 2020 469478 12% D 750 mL $34.95 Score: 93/100. September 2016. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

La Crema Los Carneros Chardonnay 2014, Los Carneros, California, United States: The Los Carneros region straddles the Sonoma County/Napa Valley border, where the elevation of the foothills provides perfect conditions for Chardonnay, and produces wines of notable depth, structure and natural acidity. La Crema incorporates traditional Burgundian winemaking techniques to produce a rich and textured wine in a proudly Californian style. Vibrant and toasty, this Chardonnay will shine with crab salad or orange chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: gougère, toasted ravioli served with Alfredo sauce, chicken cordon bleu, steamed mussels. Drink: 2015 - 2018 184929 14.5% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 89/100. September 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Torres Pazo Das Bruxas Albariño 2014, Rîas Baixas D.O., Spain: A zesty, lively northern Spanish white wine made from the country's classic Albariño grape. Aromas of lime, grapefruit and green apple. Lots of racy acidity for shellfish and seafood. Albariño food pairings: linguine with crab meat. Drink: 2014 - 2017 417667 12.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. September 2016. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Michael David Chardonnay 2014, Lodi, California, United States: Loads of butterscotch, toffee and caramel on the nose and palate from lavish oak aging. Full-bodied with fleshy sweet peach. Pair with roasted chicken Chardonnay food pairings: grilled seafood, stuffed chicken, beef bourguignon, pulled pork. Drink: 2016 - 2018 396283 14.5% D 750 mL $23.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Closson Chase K.J. Watson Vineyard Pinot Gris 2015, Four Mile Creek, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Zesty, light and lovely Prince Edward County Pinot Gris. Aromas of light white florals. Serve as a chilled aperitif or companion to very light fish dishes. Pinot Gris food pairings: roast chicken, pan fired haddock fillets, pasta with cream sauce, salads. Drink: 2015 - 2017 469445 12% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Flat Rock Cellars Riesling 2014, Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: The winery sent me the 2014 vintage of this lovely riesling to taste and evaluate, which is fortunate since it was the 2013 vintage at the LCBO tasting. Green apple and white pear. Love it. Building an inukskuk is now a ritual at the end of harvest for this winery: lifting the heavy stones requires a team effort. Pair with roast turkey and fun. The winery does whole cluster pressing to extract pure flavour, and only of the first 600 litres per tonne of fruit. Ed allows the juice to settle during a long, slow fermentation. The 2014 vintage is a blend of two distinct blocks of 21B clone vines nowin their early teens as the winery describes them. Finishes with fresh pink grapefruit notes. Riesling food pairings: herb rubbed chicken, seafood, shellfish. Drink: 2014 - 2019 43281 11% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 91/100. September 2016. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hidden Bench Winery Chardonnay 2013, Beamsville Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A full-bodied, balanced Niagara Chardonnay with rich layers of butterscotch and green apple notes. Pair with roasted chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled seafood, pork tenderloin, lobster in butter sauce, ravioli in an Alfredo sauce. Drink: 2014 - 2018 68817 13% XD 750 mL $28.95 Score: 89/100. September 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bonterra Viognier 2014, Mendocino County, Lake County, California, United States: Lively aromas, an appetizing balance and just-rich-enough fruit flavours make a good combo in this medium- to full-bodied wine. It has subtle herb and kiwi aromas, crisp apple flavours, and a texture poised between supple and tangy. Viognier food pairings: sautéed scallops, pork roast, mild curries and spices, ginger chicken stir-fry. Drink: 2016 - 2018 128900 13.9% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Geil Bechtheimer Rosengarten Riesling Kabinett 2014, Prädikatswein, Rheinhessen, Germany: Lovely! Lime blossom and honeysuckle... So pretty. Medium-bodied with terrific acidity for food. Riesling Kabinett food pairings: Thai green papaya salad and chicken skewers. Drink: 2015 - 2018 994764 9.5% S 750 mL $18.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Yalumba The Y Series Unwooded Chardonnay 2015, South Australia, Australia: Fresh and zesty unoaked Australian Chardonnay with notes of green apple and white peach. This wine underwent a wild ferment (local yeast) and is vegan friendly. Pair with halibut or sole. Chardonnay food pairings: slow roasted pork belly with pear coleslaw. Drink: 2015 - 2019 460972 13% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. September 2016. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Evans & Tate Metricup Road Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2015, Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia: Plenty of sliced apple, lemon and grapefruit character here with a mineral undertone. Full and flavourful. Subtle and dense mouth feel to this. Drink now. Semillon Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: pan-fried trout, poached whitefish in lemon garlic sauce, seafood tapas. Drink: 2015 - 2017 458877 12.1% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 89/100. September 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Joel Gott Wines Sauvignon Blanc 2014, Napa Valley, California, United States: Fresh and mouth-watering with lime citrus notes and no grassy herbalness going on, thank-you. Pair with shellfish such as clams and oysters. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: tuna burgers. Drink: 2014 - 2017 191593 13.9% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. September 2016. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Toussaint Vouvray 2015, Loire A.C., France: Pretty and floral with aromas of fleshy ripe peach and pear. Perfect for dishes with a touch of sweetness like chutney. Vouvray food pairings: spicy pork, sushi. Drink: 2015 - 2018 408260 11.5% M 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gray Monk Pinot Gris 2014, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: A lovely, vibrant BC white wine made from Pinot Gris grapes. Notes of melon and clementine. Racy acidity. Pair with fresh seafood. Pinot Gris food pairings: pork tenderloin, roast turkey , seafood, pasta with cream sauce. Drink: 2014 - 2017 118638 13.3% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. September 2016. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Thalia Sauvignon Blanc Vilana 2015, Peza, Greece: Light, pretty and floral with notes of lilies and white melon. Lovely chilled aperitif or companion to seafood. Drink: 2015 - 2017 273490 12% D 750 mL $10.05 Score: 87/100. September 2016. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Featherstone Winery Canadian Oak Chardonnay 2014, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Campfire smoky on the nose from aging in Canadian oak barrels, which is a rarity given most wines are aged in either French or American oak. Medium-bodied with good acidity for grilled chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: egg dishes, Asian dishes, crab cakes, pan-fried cod. Drink: 2015 - 2017 149302 12% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 87/100. September 2016. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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