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Vintages Release July 8, 2017

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Red Wine

Reif Estate Winery Reserve Cabernet Franc 2014, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: The Reif Estate Cabernet Franc Reserve from the 2014 vintage is a robust and layered red wine. Black cherry, dark plum and smoke on the nose and palate. Pair with grilled meats. Cabernet Franc food pairings: grilled meats, game or grilled root vegetables. Drink: 2014 - 2021 419531 13% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 90/100. July 2017. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Reif Estate Winery Riesling 2015, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A superb Niagara white wine made from the classic grape Riesling. Aromas of lime zest, lemongrass and chives. Ever so slight hint of natural fruit sweetness gives this wine an incredible range of flavours and versatility with food, from roast chicken to fresh seafood. It also makes for a lovely chilled aperitif by the deck or dock. Sip summer in a glass! Riesling food pairings: lighter fare like fish, poultry and vegetarian dishes, spicier food, Chinese or Thai. Drink: 2017 - 2021 111799 12% D 750 mL $13.75 Score: 93/100. July 2017. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lindemans Bin 65 Chardonnay 2015, South Australia, Australia: A consistently reliable and tasty Australian Chardonnay at a terrific price. Toasty oak and campfire smoke with golden and butterscotch. Full-bodied but not heavy. Pair with roasted chicken. Drink: 2015 - 2018 142117 13.5% XD 750 mL $11.10 Score: 88/100. July 2017. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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