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Vintages Release January 5, 2019

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Dessert Wine

Delaforce Ruby Port, Douro D.O.P., Portugal: A lovely ruby port at an amazingly great price! Fresh and young, yet also sweet and fortified. Aromas of cherry liqueur. Perfect for chocolate dishes. This fortified wine is aged for up to three years. No need to decant.  Port food pairings: dark chocolate bar studded with dried fruit, nuts, rich creamy and blue-veined cheeses. Drink: 2018 - 2025 164608 20% S 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. January 2019. Best Value Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Ken Forrester Petit Pinotage 2017, Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa: A juicy, straight-forward Pinotage with purple plum flavours. Good value. Pair with meat lovers' pizza. Pinotage food pairings: bison burgers, grilled venison steak, rabbit stew. Drink: 2018 - 2024 631564 14.8% D 750 mL $12.95 Score: 86/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tarima Monastrell 2016, Alicante D.O., Spain: Tarima 2016 is a great value, full-bodied 100% Monastrell from the Alicante wine region produced by Bodegas Volver, . This vintage was aged in previous use French oak barrel and is showing rich, ripe fruits, cracked pepper and earthy flavours on the palate. Enjoy now and for the next three years. Monastrell food pairings: prime rib roast, roast savoury herbed chicken, roast duck. Drink: 2018 - 2022 310151 14.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 90/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Boutisse 2015, Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux A.C., France: Boutisse 2015 is a full-bodied and powerful red blend of 88% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Sauvignon and 1% Cabernet Franc. It is powerful on the palate, velvety with ripe black fruits, cinnamon, cloves, star anise and nutmeg cake spice flavours finishing long and elegant. But be further rewarded for your patience and hold in cellar for another five years. Food pairings: lamb, grilled veal chops, pepper steak. Drink: 2018 - 2032 368175 14.5% D 750 mL $41.95 Score: 92/100. January 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Zaha El Corte 2014, Toko Vineyard, Paraje Altamira, Mendoza, Argentina: A full-bodied, juicy, supple Argentine red wine blend of mostly Malbec with 22% Cabernet Sauvignon. Lots of chocolate, mocha and coffee on the nose from generous oak aging. Pair with a pepper steak. Food pairings: grilled lamb chops, sausage cassoulet, roasted root vegetables. Drink: 2018 - 2020 629972 13.8% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 89/100. January 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Avalon Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Lodi, California, United States: Avalon 2016 is a full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon from the Lodi wine region with some Zinfandel and Petite Sirah splashed into it. Ripe plums, blue florals, toasty oak and smoke can be found on the nose, with a palate full of vibrant plum, blueberry, red currant flavours finishing with sweet spice and mocha notes. Pair with grilled meats. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: rib roast, pork tenderloin, meat lover's pizza. Drink: 2018 - 2024 183201 13.8% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Adelsheim Pinot Noir 2016, Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States: Wine grapes for this medium-plus-bodied 2016 Pinot Noir were sourced from several vineyards in the Willamette Valley. Look for ripe strawberry, red apple and cake spice flavours on this elegant and vibrant Pinot Noir produced by Winemaker, Dave Paige. Pair with grilled lamb chops. Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled salmon, duck breast, stuffed veal tenderloin, goat cheese, grilled vegetables. Drink: 2018 - 2024 683821 13% XD 750 mL $49.95 Score: 89/100. January 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Clos Du Bois Sonoma Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: Savoury, dark and brooding with luscious layers of flavour. Classic Sonoma cool climate character. This robust Californian cabernet has that classic signature of black fruit, smoke and toasty oak all wrapped into a supremely satisfying package. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: prime rib, grilled pork, chicken. Drink: 2017 - 2020 54080 14.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. January 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Drumheller Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Columbia Valley, Washington, United States: A full-bodied, balanced and juicy Washington State is made from the classic Cabernet Sauvignon grape. Aromas of black currant and blackberry and toasty oak. Pair with grilled meats. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast chicken, roast veal, mild goat curry. Drink: 2017 - 2020 551473 13% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 91/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Hauchat 2015, Fronsac, Bordeaux A.C., France: Very tannic on the palate, this southern French red wine will benefit both from cellaring and decanting. Rustic and robust French red wine with black fruit and some smoke on the nose. Juicy on the palate with a full-bodied weight. Decant 2 hours. Great price. Drink with grilled pork chops or pepper steak. Food pairings: lamb, grilled pork chops, pepper steak. Drink: 2017 - 2022 123489 14% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Viña Tarapacá Gran Reserva Carmenère 2015, Maipo Valley, Chile: Stunningly great value! So juicy and savoury, lip-smackingly delicious. Lusciously rich and velvet-textured with fleshy sweetly ripe black plums in this classic Chilean red wine. The wine is matured in both American and French barrels for 8 months. Mocha-chocolate finish. Pair with grilled chicken. Carmenère food pairings: wine-braised beef, game, pork, turkey with heavy sauce. Drink: 2017 - 2020 57513 14% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cecchi Storia Di Famiglia Chianti Classico 2015, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: An amazing price for this juicy, robust Italian red wine from the heart of Tuscany's Chianti Classico region. Made from the iconic Sangiovese grape, this terrific wine aromas of dark cherry, smoke and a lick of spice. Long finish. Pair with grilled meats and pasta with tomato sauce. Chianti Classico food pairings: veal piccata, meaty pasta and rich tomato sauce, sausage cassoulet. Drink: 2018 - 2022 540922 13.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Antinori Guado Al Tasso 2015, Bolgheri D.O.C., Italy: A modern-style Italian red wine, with fleshy ripe blackberry and lots of toasty oak. This Italian Superiore red wine is a blend of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 18% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot grapes. This wine is aged in small oak barrels for 18 months and then another 10 months in bottle before being released from the winery. Pair with rare cuts of beef. Food pairings: filet mignon, prime rib, rack of lamb, gourmet burger. Drink: 2018 - 2032 986380 13% XD 750 mL $117.95 Score: 94/100. January 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Jim Barry Wines The Barry Brothers Cabernet Shiraz 2016, Clare Valley, Australia: A generous, smoky, full-bodied Australian Shiraz Cabernet blend. Layers of flavour and pleasure. Pair with grilled pork chops. Cabernet Shiraz food pairings: grilled pork chops, rack of lamb, grilled flat iron steak. Drink: 2018 - 2022 632059 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. January 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mount Riley Pinot Noir 2017, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: The Mount Riley family winery aged the 2017 Pinot Noir for nine months in French barriques. The 2017 vintage is zesty with sour cherry, cranberry, spice and espresso notes. Perfect for planked salmon and grilled seafood on the barbecue! Pinot Noir food pairings: barbecue roasted herbed chicken, roast beef, brisket, turkey, pork tenderloin. Drink: 2018 - 2022 60137 13.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 91/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Heredad De Urueña Santo Terroir Tempranillo 2012, Castilla Y León, Spain: An oaky, full-bodied, mocha-nosed Spanish red wine made from 100% Tempranillo. Lots of dark chocolate and coffee espresso through to the finish from generous oak aging. Pair with a pepper steak. Tempranillo food pairings: roast pork, roast goose, grilled game sausage. Drink: 2018 - 2024 629832 15% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Susana Balbo Críos Malbec 2017, Mendoza, Argentina: From the Mendoza wine region Dominio del Plata Susana Balbo Crios 2017 is a full-bodied 100% Malbec. The wine was fermented in stainless steel tank and a portion was also matured in neutral French oak barrels for nine months. "Crios" on the label means offspring. The label features a series of three connected and overlapping hands, an image inspired by a Mayan artifact. The three hands represent Susana and her two children. Enjoy now and for the next three years. Tasty and full-bodied Argentine red wine with black fruit and toasty smoke aromas. Supple and smooth. Malbec food pairings: cheese pizza, veal, beef, tagliatelle alla Bolognese (pasta), chicken herb-rubbed roast. Drink: 2018 - 2024 162529 14% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 90/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Vaucher Père & Fils Fleurie 2015, Fleurie, Beaujolais A.C., France: A peppery, medium-bodied Beaujolais red wine made from the Gamay grape. Smooth and supple with aromas of dark berries. Pair with veal or roast chicken. Fleurie food pairings: roast chicken, roast duck, roast pork. Drink: 2018 - 2020 534339 13.1% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Autrand 2016, Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.C., France: This attractive, robust Rhone red wine is a blend of 80% Grenache and 20% Syrah grapes grown in vineyards that are about 40-45 years of age. Aromas of black cherry and black raspberry with smoke. Pair with hearty meat dishes. Food pairings: roast chicken, tourtière, beef sliders. Drink: 2018 - 2024 380675 14% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Norfolk Rise Vineyard Shiraz 2017, Mount Benson, Limestone Coast, South Australia, Australia: This attractive, full-bodied, deeply flavoured Australian red wine made from the classic Shiraz grape is aged mostly in stainless steel tanks and 10% French oak barrels for ten months. Aromas of fleshy ripe black fruit and toasty oak. Pair with a rare steak or lamb. Shiraz food pairings: grilled game sausage, roast pork, BBQ beef ribs. Drink: 2018 - 2024 632117 13.9% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 90/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Geografico Ferrante Governo All'Uso 2016, Tuscany I.G.T., Italy: Chocolate and mocha on the nose of this generously oaked Tuscan red wine made from 300 hectares of vines in Chianti Classico. The Ferrante winery adds some dried grapes to initiate a second fermentation which adds weight, depth and colour to the wine. Full-bodied and smooth. Pair with Mexican mole. Food pairings: bison burgers, grilled venison steak, rabbit stew. Drink: 2018 - 2024 575720 12.7% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Solà Fred 2017, Montsant D.O., Spain: This juicy, full-bodied Spanish red wine is made from Carignan grapes. Aromas of purple plums, prunes and oak. Smoky finish. Pair with meat lovers' pizza. Food pairings: grilled steak, beef sliders, tortiere. Drink: 2018 - 2023 636258 14% D 750 mL $17.00 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Simi Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: Simi 2015 is a full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon with 13% Merlot and splashes of Cab Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec added. On the palate, the wine is rich mocha, plum, smoky and savoury. The wine was aged 14 months in oak barrel. Decant 1-2 hours before serving. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: rib steak on the barbie, garlic and herb rib roast, baseball sirloin burger. Drink: 2018 - 2022 25221 13.5% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Joel Gott Zinfandel 2016, California, United States: Joel Gott's does it again with the 2016 Zinfandel. Beautifully, rich, full-bodied and layered with ripe dark plums, red berry jam, sweet spice, vanilla and caramel flavours on the palate. This Zin was matured in 80% French and 20% American oak barrels. Pour with sticky, spicy pork ribs or beef sliders with all the trimmings. Zinfandel food pairings: pizza, gourmet burgers, baby back ribs in a spicy sauce. Drink: 2018 - 2024 224139 14.8% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 93/100. January 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Les Petits Arnauds Tradition 2015, Côtes De Bordeaux - Blaye, Bordeaux A.C., France: Rustic, tannic and robust, this French red wine is a blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Seven generations of the Carreu family have been making wine since 1832. Aromas of wild tart blackberries and toasty oak. Pair with a rare steak. Food pairings: grilled game sausage, BBQ beef ribs, bison burgers. Drink: 2018 - 2024 630103 14.6% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

J. Lohr Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Paso Robles, California, United States: J. Lohr's Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, half-size bottle format (375 ml) is great for a glass on your own. Ripe black cherry, black currant, vanilla and caramel flavours on the palate. Tannins are chalky. Pair this Californian Cabernet Sauvignon with meat lovers' pizza. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: beef, hamburgers, fajitas, lamburger. Drink: 2018 - 2024 313817 13.5% D 375 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

12 E Mezzo Primitivo 2016, Salento, Puglia I.G.P., Italy: 12 E Mezzo 2016 is a great value Primitivo from the Puglia wine region produced by the Varvaglione family and company. This Primitivo is ripe plum, cherry compote, dark chocolate and vanilla flavours on the palate. This wine was aged in American oak barrels for over three months. Pair with meat lovers' pizza. Primitivo food pairings: gourmet burgers, mushroom ragout, grilled lamb chops. Drink: 2018 - 2024 395053 12.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bleasdale Mulberry Tree Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Langhorne Creek, South Australia, Australia: From Langhorne Creek, South Australia, Bleasdale's Mulberry Tree 2015 is a medium-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon with grapes sourced from the The Mulberry Tree Vineyard so named after a tree growing in the middle of the block of vines. Look for a juicy mix of red and blackberry fruit, currants, dark chocolate, blue florals and spicy oak flavours on the palate. Tannins are fine. This vintage was awarded Gold in the 2018 Langhorne Creek Wine Show and The National Wine Show of Australia. 2018. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: lamb Bolognese, grilled New York striploin with chimichurri sauce, barbecued ribs in sauce, hamburger, hard cheese. Drink: 2018 - 2024 661892 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine De La Charbonnière Châteauneuf-Du-Pape 2015, Rhône A.P., France: Domaine De La Charbonnière 2015 is a full-bodied Chateauneuf-Du-Pape with crushed raspberry, dark fruit, smoke and tar with juicy dark fruit and spice on the palate. So easy to enjoy now and for the next 10 to 15 years. Hold in cellar for five years or decant two hours prior to pouring with a standing rib roast. Châteauneuf-Du-Pape food pairings: maple glazed roasted root vegetables, vegetable cassoulet, sausage cassoulet. Drink: 2018 - 2025 62711 14% D 750 mL $48.95 Score: 91/100. January 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Coppi Peucetico Primitivo 2013, Puglia D.O.P., Italy: From Puglia, sweet purple plums, dark spices on the palate on this full-bodied Coppi Peucetico 2013 Primitivo (aka Zinfandel) with dark chocolate on the nose and vanilla flavours on the finish from oak aging. Pair with gourmet burgers and all the fixings. Primitivo food pairings: veal scaloppini in a sun-dried tomato sauce, salad, pasta. Drink: 2018 - 2022 724674 13.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Fattoi Brunello Di Montalcino 2013, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Robust and powerful, Fattoi 2013 is a full-bodied Brunello Di Montalcino from the Tuscany wine region. Plush, opulent layers of black plum, blackberry and smoke. Long and satisfying. Finishes with wild truffle, violets, black cherry and cigar box. Velvety on the palate with well-integrated tannins. Decant two hours prior to serving it with mature cheeses and game meats. Brunello Di Montalcino food pairings: beef bourguignon, spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, toasted ravioli served with Alfredo sauce. Drink: 2018 - 2025 33498 14.5% XD 750 mL $46.95 Score: 93/100. January 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Graffigna Vesparo Malbec 2017, Calchaqui Valley, Salta, Argentina: The 2017 vintage of the Cafayate Vesparo Malbec sources grapes grown in the Calchaqui Valley. Aromas of black fruit, dark smoke and toasty oak. Pair with grilled meats. Malbec food pairings: rib roast, pork tenderloin, Porchetta sandwiches. Drink: 2018 - 2022 629790 15.4% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Pieve Barolo 2014, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: La Pieve 2014 is a full-bodied Barolo with loads of dark fruit, dark cherry, tar, leather and spicy flavours on the palate. Tannins are grippy on this 100% Nebbiolo Hold in cellar, or decant for two hours prior to serving it with a game roast. Barolo food pairings: beef stew, roast pheasant, prime rib. Drink: 2018 - 2028 213132 14.5% D 750 mL $39.95 Score: 91/100. January 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Le Calvane Quercione Chianti 2015, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: A full-bodied, darkly flavoured Chianti from the heart of Tuscany about 20 kilometres from Florence. The Villa Le Calvane vines benefits from being planted on the slopes of the Montagnana Val di Pesa. Aromas of toasty oak, dark fruit, spice and leather. Pair with a hearty meat dish. Chianti food pairings: meat lover's pizza, hard cheeses, pasta Bolognese. Drink: 2018 - 2026 454934 13% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Caliterra Tributo Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Colchagua Valley D.O., Chile: Caliterra Tributo 2016 is a single vineyard, full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon produced by Viña Requingua . Lots of red currant, black plum, cedar underbrush, savoury spice and toasty oak flavours on the palate finishing long with earthy and mineral notes. Pair with grilled chicken. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: rosemary lamb, barbecued ribs in sauce, chicken cacciatore, beef stew. Drink: 2018 - 2024 205567 14% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Montes Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Leyda Valley D.O., Chile: Montes 2017 Limited Selection Sauvignon Blanc is great value under $15, refreshing on palate with crunchy green apple, pear and lime, lemon zest flavours and finishing with vibrant acidity for food. Chill and enjoy now with fresh seafood. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: grilled whitefish, tuna salad, goat cheese and spinach salad. Drink: 2018 - 2020 32060 13.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hogue Chardonnay 2016, Columbia Valley, Washington, United States: A terrific value for this Washington Chardonnay. Full-bodied and smoky with toasted oak notes, but not over-bearing - nicely integrated. Bright apple aromas on the mid-palate. Pair with grilled chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: turkey and vegetable casserole, turkey pot pie, marinated grilled turkey breast with red berry sauce. Drink: 2018 - 2022 402172 13.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ironstone Chardonnay 2017, Lodi, California, United States: Great value on this California Chardonnay with a splash of Viognier and Chenin Blanc from the Lodi wine region. Nice floral lift and good acidity on this medium-plus-bodied and dry Chardonnay with lots of oak spice, ripe peach and buttery flavours on the palate with a fresh, crisp finish. The blended wine aged five months in new French oak barrels. Pair with roast chicken. The Kautz family was the first family to plant Chardonnay grapes in Lodi and that experience with the varietal shows. Chardonnay food pairings: pasta, shellfish, chicken breast, barbecued pork. Drink: 2018 - 2024 355776 13.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. January 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

De Angelis Offida Pecorino 2016, Marche D.O.C.G., Italy: The 2016 vintage of the Offida Pecorino is a spritely wine with orange clementine and lemon notes. Racy acidity for seafood and creamy cheeses. Medium-bodied. Pecorino food pairings: grilled shellfish, salads, quiches, seafood pizza. Drink: 2018 - 2020 577734 12.9% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rabl Langenlois Grüner Veltliner 2017, Kamptal D.A.C., Austria: This Austrian Grüner Veltliner from the Kamptal wine region is produced by Rabl Langenlois. The 2017 is crisp and citrusy on the nose with fresh green herbs, fresh pear, honey, mineral and toasty flavours on the palate finishing steely with a mouth-watering citrus finish. Perfect for seafood, shellfish, spinach quiche and collard greens. Wow. Grüner Veltliner food pairings: pan-fried pickerel, fish tacos, smoked whitefish. Drink: 2018 - 2020 377457 12.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 92/100. January 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Winemaker Anthony blends different vineyard parcels of the grapes, like they do in Champagne to create more complexity and interesting flavours. Well-priced at $10 for this benchmark Sauvignon Blanc produced from grapes sourced from the Marlborough's Awatere and Wairau Valley. This is a lovely summer sipper for one on the patio on a sunny afternoon or an appie wine for two prior to the main course. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: cheese, shellfish, Caesar salad, corned beef and cabbage, pork chops. Drink: 2018 - 2020 160085 13% XD 375 mL $9.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Curvos Loureiro 2017, Vinho Verde D.O.C., Portugal: Light and citrusy with peach and light herbal flavours on the palate, Curvos 2017 is so pretty on the nose with ripe peach blossom and apricot. Produced from 100% Loureiro from the Vinho Verde wine region, delicious with light and fresh seafood dishes. Chill and enjoy all of its sun-shine goodness now. Loureiro food pairings: shellfish, seafood, spring salads. Drink: 2018 - 2020 471284 12% M 750 mL $12.95 Score: 89/100. January 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Spinyback Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand: Herbal and very grassy with big mouth-watering acidity for a variety of dishes. Medium-bodied and food-friendly. Lime zested on crushed stones on the finish. Try it with vegetarian pizza or seafood. With every purchase of Spinyback Sauvignon Blanc (Waimea Estates' second label), you will be assisting in the conservation efforts to protect the Tuatara ("Spinyback" in Mäori protected by law in 1895), New Zealand's largest reptile -- a half-metre in length and so named for its distinct crest of spines along its neck and back is now only found on the outer islands. The 2017 vintage was awarded Gold at the 2017 New Zealand International Wine Show. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: pasta, shellfish, Caesar salad, turkey pot pie. Drink: 2018 - 2020 694737 13.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Millet Chablis 2017, Burgundy A.C., France: A fresh, crisp, unoaked Burgundian Chardonnay from the Chablis region. Aromas of green apple and lime, Pair with roast chicken. Chablis food pairings: salads topped with herbed goat cheese, grilled chicken breast, vegetarian quiche. Drink: 2018 - 2022 447193 12.5% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 89/100. January 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Jost Tidal Bay 2017, Nova Scotia, Canada: Jost's Tidal Bay 2017 has a lovely nose of jasmine, honeysuckle with lime, lemon zest and soft citrus on the palate with a clean mineral finish. This is an off-dry white wine blend of 60% L'Acadie, 15% Muscat, Ortega and 10% Cayuga grapes from Nova Scotia's largest winery. Chill and enjoy as an aperitif or pair with fresh steamed shellfish. Food pairings: seafood canapes, salads, grilled shellfish. Drink: 2018 - 2020 431783 11% D 750 mL $20.95 Score: 89/100. January 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ferraton Père & Fils 2016, Condrieu, Rhone, France: Unctuous, voluptuous Thone white wine. Aromas of white peach and toasted almond. Jean Ferraton founded the winery in 1946. Drink: 2018 - 2024 609420 13.5% XD 750 mL $25.00 Score: 92/100. January 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

San Raffaele Pinot Grigio 2017, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: San Raffaele's Monte Tabor in Veneto has been made from vineyards that have been certified organic since 1984. The San Raffaele winery has been making wine since 1925. This Italian white wine is made by a family-owned winery. The 2017 vintage of this Pinot Grigio has melon, lemon and lime highlights. Vibrant, zesty and refreshing Italian white wine with soft acidity for food. Medium-bodied, no perceptible oak. Great aperitif or companion to seafood or salads. Nice price. The bonus is that's organic. Pinot Grigio food pairings: fresh water fish, grilled calamari, steamed shrimp with fresh lemon juice. Drink: 2018 - 2020 204768 12.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. January 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Tertre De Launay 2017, Entre-Deux-Mers, Bordeaux A.C., France: A crisp, zesty white wine from Entre-Deux-Mers, which translates to "between two seas" and refers to the Garonne and Dordogne rivers. This lovely wine is made from Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle grapes. Aromas of lemongrass and lime. Medium-bodied. Pair with lemon chicken. Food pairings: grilled shellfish, salads, grilled chicken breast. Drink: 2018 - 2020 633909 12.3% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Jacky Marteau Sauvignon Touraine 2017, Loire A.C., France: Sauvignon Touraine wine is an extremely versatile food companion for vegetarian dishes to seafood, shellfish and salads. Domaine Jacky Marteau 2017 is vibrant, citrusy with classic herbal-grassy and clean mineral flavours. This vintage was awarded Silver at the 2018 Concours Général Agricole in Paris. Sauvignon Touraine food pairings: Thai green curry fish, fresh oysters on the half shell, chicken and sage skewers, fresh tomato and basil salad, pan-fried freshwater fish.. Drink: 2018 - 2022 745349 13.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 91/100. January 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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