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Wine Picks August 15, 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

Santa Carolina Reserva Merlot 2016, Colchagua Valley, Chile: A smooth, juicy, medium-bodied Chilean Merlot with aromas of sweet cherry and berry. Racy acidity for roast chicken or turkey. Merlot food pairings: bbq spareribs, grilled steak, prime rib. Drink: 2018 - 2021 324590 13.5% D 750 mL $13.95 Score: 87/100. August 2018. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Dr. Loosen Loosen Up Riesling 2016, Rheinhessen, Germany: Love this medium-sweet German Riesling with lots of juicy, mouth-watering acidity. Perfect for seafood or as a chilled aperitif. Drink: 2017 - 2020 541110 8.5% M 750 mL $14.15 Score: 89/100. August 2018. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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