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Wine Picks July 5, 2018

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Note: This batch of wine reviews is not part of the bi-weekly Vintages Releases. Instead, it's a collection of wines outside the Vintages section in store (general list) or wines sent to me directly from wineries that may not yet be available in liquor stores. Click on the Winery or Wine Agency link to get more info.

Red Wine

Henry of Pelham Winery Old Vines Baco Noir 2017, Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A rich, full-bodied, luscious Baco Noir made from old vines, which concentrate the flavour and depth of the wine. Aromas of fleshy ripe black plums, blackberries and smoke. Perfect for grilled meats. Baco Noir food pairings: venison, lamb or steak, spicy pasta dishes with rich tomato sauces. Drink: 2018 - 2022 459966 13.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. July 2018. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Inniskillin Niagara Estate Pinot Grigio 2016, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Clean and crisp Niagara Pinot Grigio with notes of lemongrass and chives. medium-bodied with racy acidity for seafood. Pinot Grigio food pairings: fresh cucumber salad with ricotta or mozzarella cheese; mild white fish like pan seared pickerel with orange butter; pasta al olio (olive oil, chili, garlic). Drink: 2017 - 2019 348979 12.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. July 2018. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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