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Vintages Release November 9, 2018

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Red Wine

Henry of Pelham Winery Speck Family Reserve Cabernet Merlot 2012, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Definitely more Bach than Beethoven in this Niagara red wine blend of Cabernet and Merlot grapes from a spectacular vintage. Aromas of deep, dark cassis and blackcurrant. Needs cellar time and 1-2 hours decanting. Pair with rare steak. Cabernet Merlot food pairings: braised lamb shanks with rosemary and roasted garlic accents, good quality chocolate. Drink: 2018 - 2022 616433 14% D 750 mL $39.95 Score: 93/100. November 2018. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Redstone Chardonnay 2015, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A lovely, balanced Niagara Chardonnay with aromas of golden apple, Asian pear and baking spices. Redstone is owned by Niagara's Tawse Winery. The wine was matured 1 year in French oak barrels. Pair with corn on the cob and roast chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: butternut ravioli served with Alfredo sauce, roast duck, crab cakes. Drink: 2018 - 2021 398966 12.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. November 2018. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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