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Wine Picks August 29, 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

Wild Goose Vineyards Merlot 2016, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: juicy, rich and full-bodied BC red wine made from the classic Merlot grape. Aromas of fleshy ripe black plum and dark berries with smoke. Pair with grilled pork chops. Merlot food pairings: grilled steak, barbeque, caramelized vegetables. Drink: 2018 - 2021 14.7% D 750 mL $20.00 Score: 89/100. August 2018. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Adamo Estate Winery Oaked Willms Vineyard Chardonnay 2015, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Perfectly balanced and bursting with Niagara sunshine, this lovely white wine is made from the classic Chardonnay grape. Toasted almond and golden apple aromas on the nose and palate. So succulent. The vines were planted in 1996 in sandy and stoney soils. Full-bodied with a long finish. A Chardonnay lover's Chardonnay. Pair with juicy roast chicken. Drink: 2018 - 2022 459073 13% XD 750 mL $31.00 Score: 93/100. August 2018. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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