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Wine Picks January 4, 2019

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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

Barco Negro 2015, Douro D.O.C., Portugal: A exceptionally well-priced wine for the quality and taste! This full-bodied Portuguese red wine offers aromas of dark fruit, toasty oak and smoke. Pair with grilled meats. Food pairings: BBQ burgers, roast goose, veal roast. Drink: 2018 - 2024 452797 13.5% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


Chivite Gran Feudo Rosé 2017, Navarra Do, Spain: A crisp, refreshing blend of Garnacha,Tempranillo and Merlot grapes. Dark pink hue in the glass. Aromas of fleshy ripe cherry and strawberry, Pair with appetizers. Drink: 2018 - 2019 165845 13.5% D 750 mL $12.95 Score: 88/100. January 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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