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Vintages Release February 28, 2019

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Red Wine

Torres Salmos 2015, Priorat D.O.C.A., Spain: From producer, Miguel Torres, Torres Salmos 2015 is a lush and full-bodied red wine from the Priorat wine region. The grapes for Salmos are planted on slopes of shale called "licorella stone." The name of "Salmos" is in honour of the monks of La Cartuja who first planted the vines in the Priorat region. This is a fragrant, spicy wine with velvety tannins, ripe black cherry savoury spice finishing long and satisfying. Food pairings: endive and ham in Mornay (white) sauce, chicken a la king, tagliatelle with ham. Drink: 2019 - 2025 450734 14.5% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 94/100. February 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Piattelli Torrontés 2017, Cafayate Valley, Salta, Argentina: Torrontés wine grapes for Piattelli Reserve 2017 are sourced from the high-altitude Parral vineyards planted in the Cafayate Valley. Floral on the nose with notes of toasty oak, on the palate the wine is dry, fruity, medium-bodied and mouth-watering. Grown at 5,890 feet elevation, where temperature extremes produce grapes full of flavour and evenly ripened. Well-balanced and zesty, chill and pour with spicy grilled shellfish dishes. ? Torrontés food pairings: prawn salad, grilled chicken breast with mango mandarin coulis, seafood pizza. Drink: 2019 - 2021 536672 14% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. February 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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