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Vintages Release August 5, 2017

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Red Wine

Fincas Patagonicas Malbec 2014, Mendoza, Argentina: Pitch black in flavour and hue: this is a brooding, blockbuster, don't mess with me wine. Holy smoke. Black currant, black, charred plum and roasted blackberry. This wine has walked through the fires of hell and lived to tell the tale. Pair with grilled meats. It's the only thing this wine knows. Malbec food pairings: pork roast with cranberry and cherry stuffing, pork roasted vegetables and cider stew, pork loin with prunes and sherry. Drink: 2017 - 2022 450155 14.2% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. August 2017. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Beringer Private Reserve Chardonnay 2015, Napa Valley, California, United States: The grapes grow in the Oakville region in Napa. The wine is 100% barrel fermented and undergoes 100% malolactic fermentation for extra richness and creamy depth. Butterscotch and toffee aromas in this rich Californian Chardonnay. Some apple and peach wrapped lovingly in caramel form generous oak aging. Full-throttle Chardonnay for lovers of the genre. This Californian Chardonnay is a heavy-hitter: full-bodied, layered and rich. Toasty oak, smoke, vanillin, caramel and baked peach pie from generous oak aging. Pair with quail or Cornish hen. Chardonnay food pairings: fish cakes with a rhubarb relish, crab cakes with aioli dip, Poorboy oysters, roasted partridge. Drink: 2017 - 2023 26682 14.9% XD 750 mL $47.95 Score: 92/100. August 2017. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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