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Vintages Release March 14, 2019

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Dessert Wine

Lundy Manor Vidal Icewine 2016, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Vidal Icewine food pairings: crème caramel, almond tarte, custard pie, apple and pear crostada. Drink: 2019 - 2029 646554 12.5% S 375 mL $45.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Caillou Sauternes 2015, Bordeaux A.C., France Sauternes food pairings: blue-veined cheeses, duck foie gras, New York style cheesecake, roasted nuts. Drink: 2019 - 2025 636241 13.5% S 375 mL $37.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Other Wines/Drinks

Arran Scotch Whisky, Scotland, United Kingdom Scotch Whisky food pairings: honey spice cake, pork pies, tourtiere. Drink: 2019 - 2029 328815 50% D 700 mL $84.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mars Iwai Whisky, Japan Whisky food pairings: marinated grilling steak, charcuterie, smoked fish. Drink: 2019 - 2029 634527 41% D 750 mL $59.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Château Cantenac 2014, Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux A.C., France: From the Right Bank of the Bordeaux, Château Cantenac 2014 is a complex and deep ruby Grand Cru Saint-Émilion produced from Vielles Vignes Merlot and Cabernet Franc. The blend is Merlot dominant with 20% Cabernet Franc. Fragrant nose of dusty herbs, ripe black currant and campfire smoke. It is dry, savoury with ripe red and dark berries, dark plum and well-integrated oak spice Tannins are firm and this beauty can easily cellar for three more years to show its best. Decant for one hour prior to pouring with a rich game dish like roast pheasant. Food pairings: duck confit with roasted little potatoes, tourtiere, grilled game meats. Drink: 2019 - 2023 24430 14% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 90/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Boedecker Cellars Pinot Noir 2014, Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled lamb sausage, veal chops, grilled, herbed chicken breasts. Drink: 2019 - 2024 633297 14.1% D 750 mL $33.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pierre Lurton 2016, Bordeaux A.C., France Food pairings: rare roast beef, grilled pork chops, blue cheese. Drink: 2019 - 2024 632984 14.4% D 750 mL $19.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

G. Marquis Vineyards The Silver Line Pinot Noir 2016, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled tuna steak, chicken cacciatore, pasta. Drink: 2018 - 2023 258673 13.4% XD 750 mL $19.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Viña Leyda Lot 8 Single Vineyard Canelo Syrah 2016, Leyda Valley, Chile Syrah food pairings: grilled lamb chops, roast chicken, grilled game sausage. Drink: 2018 - 2022 632703 14.5% D 750 mL $19.95 March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Animardente 2014, Etna, Sicily D.O.C., Italy Food pairings: grilled game sausage, meat lover's pizza, grilled vegetables on garlicky flatbread. Drink: 2019 - 2024 581595 14.5% XD 750 mL $49.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Santa Carolina Petit Verdot 2014, Rapel Valley D.O., Chile: Santa Carolina 2014 Gran Reserva is produced from 100% Petit Verdot. Typically, Petit Verdot is blended into other wines to give structure and colour, but this one is fantastic on its own. However, Santa Carolina Winery has been making wine for 140 years and the experience shows in this lush and layered spicy red with ripe black fruit, savoury herbs, oak spice and smoke. Pair with a roast venison. Petit Verdot food pairings: three cheese pizza, pasta and rich tomatoe sauce, pork sausage cassoulet. Drink: 2019 - 2024 7484 14.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Moulin De Gassac Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Pays D'oc, Languedoc I.G.P., France Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: meaty stews, goat curry, pork roast. Drink: 2019 - 2024 644476 12.9% D 750 mL $13.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Devil's Corner Pinot Noir 2017, Tasmania, Australia: We don't hear much about Tasmanian wine in North America and much less about Tasmanian Pinot Noir. This one is produced by the Brown Brothers, one of Australia’s leading family-owned wine companies who have been making wine for over 120 years. Devil's Corner is a full-bodied, juicy Pinot Noir with beetroot, tobacco leaf, dark berries and plum flavours on the palate. Great acidity for food and would do a roast leg of lamb proud. The origins of Tasmanian viticulture date back to the early 19th century, but wines from there are relatively unknown. Brown Brothers was founded in 1889 by John Francis Brown, it was under the guidance of his son, John Charles Brown that Brown Brothers established its reputation as a producer willing to experiment with innovative grape varieties from Milawa to Tasmania. Pinot Noir food pairings: roasted pork loin, prime rib, roast beef, mushroom and truffle dishes, coq au vin. Drink: 2019 - 2024 317966 14% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Vieni Pinot Noir 2015, Vinemount Ridge, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled lamb sausage, veal chops, grilled, herbed chicken breasts. Drink: 2019 - 2024 550608 12.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Clos Malverne Le Café Pinotage 2015, Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa: Clos Malverne Le Café 2015 is a full-bodied, perfectly balanced and well made Pinotage with coffee, mocha and cake spice aromas with chocolate covered coffee bean, ripe dark fruits and smoky savoury herbs on the palate. Fantastic value under $20 from the Stellenbosch wine region. The Pinotage grapes were grown in the Devon Valley owned by Seymour and Sophia Pritchard. Winemaker Suzanne Coetzee fermented the grapes in open fermenters and then used a gentle basket press. The wine was aged in oak barrels, 85% French and 15% American. Pinotage food pairings: smoked spareribs, coffee-rubbed beef, grilled peppercorn steak, meat topped pizza. Drink: 2019 - 2024 666776 15% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Masi Renzo Chianti 2015, Tuscany D.O.D.G., Italy: Masi Renzo Riserva id only produced from exceptional vintages like this full-bodied, meaty and savoury 2015 vintage red wine blend of 95% Sangiovese and 5% Colorino wine grapes. This Chianti Riserva is a smoky and earthy on the nose with lush blackberry, cherry, sweet cake spice and mocha lingering on the finish. This vintage was awarded Gold at 2018 Mundus Vini. Made for pasta and a rich tomato sauce. Chianti food pairings: pasta in a tomato sauce, roast beef, grilled game sausage. Drink: 2019 - 2024 969469 13.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 88/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cavino Agiorgitiko 2015, Nemea, Peloponnese P.D.O., Greece Agiorgitiko food pairings: lamb cutlets, beef tenderloin, pork shoulder roast. Drink: 2019 - 2024 588723 12.8% D 750 mL $13.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Attilio Ghisolfi Bussia Barolo 2013, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy Barolo food pairings: game roasts, grilled lamb chops, roast pheasant. Drink: 2019 - 2033 382796 14% XD 750 mL $54.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Girard Petite Sirah 2014, Napa Valley, California, United States Petite Sirah food pairings: roast beef, bobtje, grilled T-bone steak, roast veal. Drink: 2019 - 2026 521542 14.5% XD 750 mL $44.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Lane Block 14 Shiraz 2016, Adelaide Hills, South Australia, Australia: The Lane Block 14 2016 is a juicy, big 100% Shiraz from the Adelaide Hills wine region. Fleshy, juicy with aromas of purple and black fleshy plums and spice. The Shiraz wine grapes for this robust red where 10% whole basket press. Nice earthy blue florals and with a fresh lift of spicy, blackberry fruit, bacon and toasty oak on the palate. Enjoy from 2020. Pair with slow-braised lamb shanks. Shiraz food pairings: kangaroo tenderloin, bison burgers, rare rib steak. Drink: 2019 - 2024 470591 13.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lou Coucardié 2014, Costierès De Nîmes, Rhône A.C., France Food pairings: rich roast pork, grilled game burgers, meaty stews, roasted root vegetable and lentil burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2024 39230 14% XD 750 mL $34.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Valpantena Amarone Della Valpolicella 2015, Veneto D.O.C.G., Italy Amarone Della Valpolicella food pairings: roast lamb, veal cutlets, pork tenderloin en croute. Drink: 2019 - 2024 981316 14.5% XD 750 mL $38.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Anthonij Rupert Optima 2013, Western Cape W.O., South Africa Food pairings: grilled ribeye steak, roast pork, grilled lamb chops, game sausage. Drink: 2019 - 2024 455915 14.2% XD 750 mL $27.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Patrick Lesec Cairanne 2016, Rhône A.C., France Cairanne food pairings: roast partridge, veal Marsala, Coq au vin. Drink: 2019 - 2022 636217 14.8% XD 750 mL $19.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Camille Cayran La Réserve Plan De Dieu 2017, Côtes Du Rhône-Villages, Rhône A.P., France Food pairings: roast beef, roast turkey, sausage cassoulet. Drink: 2019 - 2024 644286 14.9% XD 750 mL $17.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cambria Tepusquet Vineyard Syrah 2014, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara County, California, United States Syrah food pairings: lamb shoulder roast, veal-stuffed Portobello mushrooms, goat stew. Drink: 2019 - 2024 660415 13% XD 750 mL $29.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

G. Marquis The Silver Line Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled flat iron steak, game sausage, roast pheasant. Drink: 2019 - 2026 645903 13.9% XD 750 mL $19.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Voché Graciano 2014, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain Food pairings: meat lover's pizza, roast chicken, gourmet burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2020 628933 14% D 750 mL $34.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Blaignan 2014, Médoc, Bordeaux A.C., France Food pairings: filet mignon, rabbit pappardelle, roast duck. Drink: 2019 - 2024 633032 12.5% XD 750 mL $23.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Alary La Jean De Verde Cairanne 2015, Côtes Du Rhône-Villages, Rhône A.C., France Cairanne food pairings: roast goose, Shepherd's pie, roasted root vegetable and lentil stews. Drink: 2019 - 2024 639914 15.4% D 750 mL $28.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Piano Dei Diani 2015, Etna, Puglia D.O.C., Italy Food pairings: rouladen, hard cheeses, gourmet burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2024 589242 13.5% XD 750 mL $26.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rioja Vega Crianza Edición Limitada 2015, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain Food pairings: grilled venison strip loin steak, roast duck, potatoe leak and cheese galette. Drink: 2019 - 2024 638783 14.4% D 750 mL $22.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pérez Cruz Limited Edition Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Maipo Valley D.O., Chile: Perez Cruz Limited Edition is a robust Cabernet Sauvignon with ripe black fruit, dark cherries, spice and smoke flavours on the palate Great acidity food wine to pair with bison burgers. Perez Cruz is a family-owned winery and a consistently good producer. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled lamb chops, veal chops, mushroom burgers, pepper steaks. Drink: 2019 - 2024 431015 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Post Scriptum Chryseia 2016, Douro D.O.C., Portugal: Chryseia 2016 is from Quinta de Roriz, a vineyard high on the Douro and this is the second wine of Chryseia - a deep, dark and robust red wine blend with dark berry and plum flavours. Food pairings: roast pork, grilled steak, hard cheeses. Drink: 2021 - 2024 67538 14% XD 750 mL $38.95 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cantine di Ora Amicone 2015, Veneto I.G.T., Italy Food pairings: meat lover's pizza, veal Parmesan, lasagne. Drink: 2019 - 2024 631093 14.2% D 750 mL $18.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Izadi Reserva 2014, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Izadi Reserva 2014 is smoky with ripe dark fruit aromas right from the get-go. You know it's going to be good. Produced from 100% Tempranillo, layers of ripe dark plum, dark chocolate, tobacco leaf, pepper and smoke, very smoky (from toasted oak) and deliciously robust. The estate was founded in 1987 and is located in Rioja Alavesa around the villages of Villabuena, Ábalos and Samaniego. Pair with a rich Spanish sausage casserole. Food pairings: roast pork, grilled steak, hard cheeses. Drink: 2019 - 2024 461269 14% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rutherford Ranch Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Napa Valley, California, United States Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled steak, sausage cassoulet, lamb kebabs. Drink: 2019 - 2024 670835 14% XD 750 mL $49.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Recougne 2015, Bordeaux A.C., France: Produced by Vignobles Xavier Milhade, from vineyards near the Fronsac wine region in Bordeaux, Château Recougne 2015 Superieur is full-bodied, red wine blend of 85% Merlot with the balance in Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Lovely dark plum, underbrush, savoury herbs and cake spice aromas on the nose; rich on the palate with ripe dark plum, red cherries, cake spice, earthy herb flavours on the palate. Pair it with a rib roast done rare. Food pairings: lamb cutlets, beef tenderloin, pork shoulder roast. Drink: 2019 - 2024 368167 13% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Baron De l'Écluse Vieilles Vignes 2017, Côte De Brouilly, Beaujolais A.P., France Food pairings: pepper steak, grilled veal chops, roast turkey. Drink: 2019 - 2024 637306 13% D 750 mL $18.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Bersan Irancy Pinot Noir 2015, Burgundy A.C., France Pinot Noir food pairings: roast duck, grilled lamb chops, rabbit fricassee. Drink: 2019 - 2024 637827 12.4% D 750 mL $24.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Il Palazzino Stagi 2012, Tuscany I.G.T., Italy Food pairings: gourmet burgers, grilled game sausage, Salisbury steak. Drink: 2019 - 2024 629212 14% D 750 mL $37.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Torre Guinzano San Gimignano 2015, Tuscany D.O.C., Italy Food pairings: pasta in a tomato sauce, roast beef, roast squab in red wine and mushroom sauce. Drink: 2019 - 2024 480665 14% XD 750 mL $16.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Three By Wade 2015, Napa Valley, California, United States Food pairings: meat stews, grilled game sausage, bison burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2024 631788 15.2% XD 750 mL $55.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Herdade Peso Trinca Bolotas Tinto 2016, Alentejo D.O.C., Portugal: Produced from 44% Alicante Bouschet, 40% Touriga Nacional and 16% Aragonez (Tempranillo), Trinca Bolotas 2016 is a dry, full-bodied, savoury and smoky Alentejo red wine blend rich with ripe dark fruit, wild herbs, dark spices and smoke on the palate. It's a dark one. The Alentejo pig featured on the bottle label freely roams the region's forests feasting on a diet rich in acorns. It's native to Europe and the only species of a grazing pig in Europe. Food pairings: chicken paprika, meat-filled pasta with rich tomato sauce, grilled pork chops, gourmet burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2024 431064 14% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Regola 2011, Tuscany I.G.T., Italy Food pairings: veal Parmesan, chicken Kiev, meatlover's pizza. Drink: 2019 - 2022 420653 14% XD 750 mL $28.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Le Pupille Morellino Di Scansano 2016, Tuscany D.O.D.G., Italy Food pairings: roast veal, grilled game filet mignon, roast goose. Drink: 2019 - 2024 455659 13.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Naturaliste Rebus Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: venison roast, grilled prime rib steak, rich bean stews. Drink: 2019 - 2025 632604 13.9% D 750 mL $33.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

G. Marquis Vineyards The Silver Line Pinot Noir 2015, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Sweet cherry-berry aromas and flavours on this medium-bodied, smooth Niagara Pinot Noir. The grapes were hand-harvested (picked). Good value. Pair with roast chicken. Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled tuna steak, chicken cacciatore, pasta. Drink: 2015 - 2019 258673 13.4% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Santa Carolina Specialties Carignan 2013, Cauquenes Valley, Maule Valley, Chile: The Carignan grapes are dry farmed, which adds richness, depth and character to the wine. Dry farming means that the grapes are not irrigated and must rely on the rain water that nature provides, however little that is in dry climates like this one. It also has the effect of producing smaller grapes or berries with more concentrated flavours. Complex, dry and savoury Chilean red wine with gorgeously rich black fruit aromas and flavours. Pleasant tarry-tart black cranberry on the finish. Full-bodied with a velvet smooth texture. Carignan food pairings: beef braciole stuffed with sausage and currants, beef stews, meat fondue. Drink: 2017 - 2021 213520 15% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 92/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Thirty Bench Winemaker's Blend Double Noir 2016, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: This is a vibrant blend of 60% Gamay Noir and 40% Pinot Noir grapes to create a medium-bodied, supple, smooth Niagara red wine. Notes of sour cherry and cranberry. This wine is aged in French oak barrels for 10 months. Ripe tannins and lots of acidity for tomato sauce dishes. Food pairings: vegetarian lasagne, roasted garlic and lemon chicken, pork sausage cassoulet. Drink: 2018 - 2022 493973 12.5% D 750 mL $22.95 Score: 88/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Merf Wines Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Columbia Valley, Washington, United States: A full-bodied smoky, juicy, savoury Washington red wine made from the classic Cabernet Sauvignon grape. Aromas of blackberry, cassis and cigar box. Lots of attractive mocha on the finish. Pair with a pepper steak. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: pepper steak, roast pork, lentil and wild mushroom stew. Drink: 2018 - 2022 633362 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kitsch Pinot Noir 2017, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: I adore this style of Pinot Noir: it's what I drink personally for pleasure. Medium-bodied and satin smooth with aromas and flavours of tart cherry, spice, earth and berries. Perfect for veal or roast chicken. Pinot Noir food pairings: pan-seared arctic char, wild mushroom risotto. Drink: 2018 - 2028 13% D 750 mL $27.00 Score: 93/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Naturaliste Discovery Syrah 2014, Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia Syrah food pairings: rack of lamb, meaty stews, roast goose. Drink: 2019 - 2024 632596 14% D 750 mL $24.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pintas Character 2015, Douro D.O.C., Portugal: The 2015 vintage of the robust Pintas Character is a blend of more than 30 different grapes, but it leads with the country's iconic red grapes: Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz and Touriga Nacional. This wine was matured for 18 months in French oak barrels. Deeply concentrated with a long finish. Aromas of cigar box, black fruit and dark spice. Decant 1-2 hours and pair with a rare steak. Food pairings: meaty stews, wild mushroom soup, veal Parmesan. Drink: 2019 - 2030 292599 14.5% XD 750 mL $49.95 Score: 92/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Spinona Sorì Gepin Barolo 2011, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy Barolo food pairings: game roasts, grilled pork sausage, lamb kebabs. Drink: 2019 - 2038 577874 14% D 750 mL $68.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Barone Ricasoli Brolio Bettino Chianti Classico 2015, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy Chianti Classico food pairings: meaty stews, vegetarian lasagne, veal Parmesan. Drink: 2019 - 2024 630939 13.3% D 750 mL $29.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ama Chianti Classico 2015, Tuscany D.O.D.G., Italy Chianti Classico food pairings: meat pastas with rich tomatoe sauce, meaty stews, grilled game steaks. Drink: 2019 - 2023 515759 13% XD 750 mL $34.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

L'Aventure Optimus 2015, Willow Creek District, Paso Robles, California, United States: From Willow Creek District, L'Aventure Optimus 2015 is a rich and robust red wine blend of 60% Syrah, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot aged for over a year in 70% new French oak barrel. Deep purple in the glass with earthy florals, ripe red berry and blueberry on the nose. So delish on the palate with ripe, lush red and dark berry fruit, dark chocolate flavours finishing with lingering cake spice and cracked pepper on the palate. Pair with a Porterhouse steak. Food pairings: cheese pizza, filet mignon, grilled beef sliders. Drink: 2019 - 2024 683409 15.1% D 750 mL $81.95 Score: 88/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Viña Leyda Lot 8 Single Vineyard Canelo Syrah 2015, Leyda Valley, Chile: A stunningly gorgeous Chilean red wine made from Syrah grapes from the cool climate Leyda Valley. Wow. Layers of fleshy ripe black plums, dark berries, violets and dark spice. So wonderfully exotic and fascinating. Soft tannins and a long finish. The winemaker uses the French method of pigeage or punch-down to break the cap of skins that forms naturally on the top of fermenting red wines to submerge it in the juice and thus extract more colour, tannin and flavour. Yes indeed. Only 4600 bottles produced. Pair with lamb and game meats. Syrah food pairings: grilled lamb chops, roast chicken, grilled game sausage. Drink: 2018 - 2022 632703 14.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 93/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mount Peak Sentinel Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: A terrific, full-bodied Californian red with 83% sourced from the Monte Rosso Vineyard in the cool climate of Sonoma, with the remainder coming from other vineyards in Sonoma. This is a deeply concentrated blend of 97% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Petite Sirah grapes. The wine was matured in 53% new French oak barrels. Aromas of dark spice, smoke, black fruit and toasty oak. This wine has a long cellar future ahead of it. Decant 1-2 hours and pair with a rare steak. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: meat lover's pizza, roast chicken, gourmet burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2040 635136 15.7% XD 750 mL $79.95 Score: 93/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hess Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, North Coast, California, United States: Hess Collection 2015 is smooth, soft, rounded and ready to drink now. This North Coast, California Cabernet Sauvignon is full-bodied and blended with 11% Petit Sirah giving it an earthy, ripe dark plum and mocha nose with more plushy plum, dark fruit, sweet cake spice and savoury herbs on the palate with a sweetly dark chocolate and velvety finish. Pair with gourmet burgers from the grill. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: Asian chicken salad, pork tenderloin, hodge-podge, grilled burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2024 25080 13.5% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 88/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Plaisir de Merle Petit Plaisir 2016, Paarl, Western Cape W.O., South Africa Food pairings: roast venison, bison burgers, grilled ribeye steak. Drink: 2019 - 2024 156199 750 mL $16.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Les Croix Rouge 2017, Juliénas, Beaujolais A.P., France Food pairings: roast chicken, gourmet burgers, slow-briased lamb shanks in red wine sauce. Drink: 2019 - 2023 634691 13.3% XD 750 mL $19.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ca' Del Monte Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore 2013, Veneto D.O.C., Italy Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore food pairings: meat pastas with rich tomatoe sauce, meaty stews, bison burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2024 475624 13.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Villa Sandi Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Veneto D.O.C., Italy Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: rouladen, hard cheeses, gourmet burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2024 631069 13% D 750 mL $17.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Port Phillip Quartier Pinot Noir 2016, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia Pinot Noir food pairings: roast pheasant, roast boar, wild mushroom stuffed saddle of rabbit. Drink: 2019 - 2024 632554 13.5% XD 750 mL $28.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Baronne Du Chatelard Crémant De Bourgogne, Burgundy A.C., France Crémant De Bourgogne food pairings: beef teriyaki, mild meat curries, grilled sausages. Drink: 2019 - 2022 624627 12.5% D 750 mL $24.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Deutz Rosé Champagne, Champagne A.C., France: Produced from 90% Pinot Noir and 10% Chardonnay, Deutz Brut Rosé is a blanc de noir Champagne with ripe red berry and warm strawberry flavours on the palate with a lingering, gentle mousse and a toast and nutty finish. So easy to enjoy and very moreish. Chill and drink now. Rosé Champagne food pairings: Champagne food pairings: oysters, smoked salmon, avocado mousse, guacamole. Drink: 2019 - 2022 92833 12% XD 750 mL $79.95 Score: 92/100. March 2019. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

G. Marquis The Silver Line Blanc De Blancs, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario, V.Q.A., Canada Blanc De Blancs food pairings: smoked salmon on baguette, creamy cheeses, green salads, grilled shrimp. Drink: 2019 - 2022 644617 13.2% M 750 mL $24.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Luc Belaire Rare Luxe Sparkling, Burgundy A.C., France Sparkling food pairings: fresh fruit, cheesecake, grilled spicy shellfish. Drink: 2019 - 2022 632356 12.5% S 750 mL $39.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Dürnberg L & T Falkenstein Grüner Veltliner 2017, Niederösterreich Weinviertel, Austria: Love this crisp, clean and zesty Grüner from the Niederösterreich Weinviertel in Austria. This is a great salad, quiche or brunch wine with its pepper, celery, lime and lemon zest flavours. The white stone fruit and fresh green apple flavours are almost secondary. Finishes long and zesty. Produced by Dürnberg L & T Falkenstein. The Dürnberg winery is located in the picturesque village of Falkenstein in the Weinviertel. Grüner Veltliner food pairings: quiche, egg dishes, corn dishes, steamed shellfish. Drink: 2019 - 2021 464537 13.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. March 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Leaning Post The Fifty Chardonnay 2016, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Chardonnay food pairings: grilled chicken breasts, vegetable kebabs, seafood salad. Drink: 2019 - 2021 578864 12.9% XD 750 mL $22.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Middle-Earth Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand: Middle Earth Winery was established originally more than half a century ago as a dairy farm and in 1996 the owners converted to grape farming and launched their first wine in 2012. Middle Earth 2017 is a nod to JRR Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, which was filmed in beautiful New Zealand. And why wouldn't you name a wine after this epic movie that has since generated an estimated $100 million extra revenue in tourism? But the wine is lovely, with softy grassy, herbal, white grapefruit flavours on the palate, softly spiced finishing with a good length and amazingly zesty. Chill and enjoy now with grilled shellfish. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: chicken and sage skewers, fresh tomato and basil salad, Thai green curry fish, fresh oysters on the half shell with lemon and horseradish. Drink: 2019 - 2020 391987 13% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 92/100. March 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Presqu'ile Winery Chardonnay 2014, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara County, California, United States Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, buttered lobster in a bun, quiche dishes. Drink: 2019 - 2022 632851 14.3% D 750 mL $30.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sidewood Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Adelaide Hills, South Australia, Australia Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: green salads topped with warm goat cheese, grilled chicken breast, herbed quiche. Drink: 2019 - 2020 518357 12.8% XD 750 mL $17.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Werner Anselmann Gewürztraminer Kabinett 2017, Pfalz Prädikatswein, Germany: Gently sweet with soft lemon, lychee and rosewater and ginger spice flavours on the palate on this Werner Anselmann 2017. Good acidity to pair with mild vegetable curries. This vintage was awarded Gold in the 2018 Czech International Wine Competition Gewürztraminer Kabinett food pairings: spicy pork stir-fry, toasted almonds and strong cheeses. Drink: 2019 - 2021 630004 10.5% M 750 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Santa Alicia De Los Andes Chardonnay 2017, Maipo Valley D.O., Chile: This Chardonnay Gran Reserva from Santa Alicia De Los Andes is a classic, vibrant and dry Chilean Chardonnay with ripe stone fruit, soft lemon, vanilla and oak spice flavours on the palate. The key is not to overchill it, as it is fairly full-bodied and flavourful. Pair it with roast turkey. Chardonnay food pairings: chicken Alfredo, pork tenderloin, beef bourguignon, grilled seafood. Drink: 2019 - 2022 406991 13.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Guardiense Janare Del Sannio Greco 2017, Campania D.O.C., Italy Greco food pairings: grilled fresh sardines, grilled shellfish, fish cakes. Drink: 2019 - 2021 631085 13.5% D 750 mL $18.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Jean-Max Roger Cuvée Genèse Sancerre 2017, Loire A.C., France: Jean-Max Roger's Cuvée Genèse Sancerre from the Loire Valley is crisp, dry and mouth-watering. Intense flavours of with green apple and lime and a perfect paring for brunch fare, quiches and egg dishes. The French winemaking family Roger has been producing wines in the Loire Valley since the 17th century. Cuvée G.C. Sancerre is made from Sauvignon Blanc grapes grown in the "Le Grand Chemarin" vineyard in the village of Bué. Sancerre food pairings: grilled prawns, poached salmon, roasted herbed chicken, goat cheese-stuffed roasted red peppers. Drink: 2019 - 2023 189126 12.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 90/100. March 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tarapacá Gran Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Leyda Valley D.O., Chile: A gorgeous Chilean Sauvignon Blanc with aromas of lime zest, lemongrass and nettle. A deep core of minerality and refreshment. Medium-bodied. Pair with shellfish and seafood. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: grilled shellfish, fish cakes, fish tacos. Drink: 2019 - 2021 632349 13% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 92/100. March 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Sangouard-Guyot Quintessence Pouilly-Fuissé 2016, Burgundy A.P., France Pouilly-Fuissé food pairings: butter lobster on a bun, grilled chicken, fish tacos. Drink: 2021 - 2022 637850 13.1% D 750 mL $34.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Strandveld First Sighting Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Cape Agulhas W.O., South Africa Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: herbed quiches, grilled shellfish, green salads topped with grilled chicken breast. Drink: 2019 - 2020 18705 13.5% XD 750 mL $13.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Monte Del Frà 2017, Lugana D.O.C., Italy Food pairings: fish and chips, salmon patties, chicken kebabs. Drink: 2019 - 2021 631051 13.3% D 750 mL $21.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Momo Pinot Gris 2017, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: This spritely organic wine makes my mouth water just smelling it! Lovely white peach and melon with mouth-watering acidity for food. Very refreshing as an aperitif or companion to many dishes from seafood to salads. Classic aromas and flavours here for a cool climate region. Some toasted almond on the finish. Great wine for potluck gatherings and barbecues -- think grilled veggies and Portobello mushrooms. Yum! Momo is the second label of New Zealand's Seresin Estate, and the quality shows in the glass of this zesty, organic Pinot Gris. A fresh finish with terrific food versatility. Pinot Gris food pairings: seafood, light pastas, grilled chicken and vegetables, cured meats, green salads. Drink: 2018 - 2020 163535 14.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

G. Marquis The Silver Line Chardonnay 2016, Niagara Stone Road Vineyard, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: From Niagara Stone Road on Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, the 2016 vintage of the Marquis, The Silver Line Chardonnay is a single vineyard Chardonnay. A full-bodied Niagara white wine made from Chardonnay grapes. Asian pear notes wrapped in lots of toasty oak and campfire smoke from oak aging. Pair with grilled tuna and baked quail. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled lobster tail, roasted whole chicken, roasted quail stuffed with wild mushrooms. Drink: 2016 - 2019 258681 13% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 88/100. March 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Conundrum 2015, California, United States: This lovely Californian white wine is a blend of several white wine grapes. Highly aromatic and floral with notes of daisies, baking spice and peach jam. Off-dry but balanced with a hint of acidity. Viscuous and mouth-coating. Pair with curries. Food pairings: coquilles St Jacques, Greek salad, salmon tartare served on shaved carrot and zucchini. Drink: 2016 - 2020 694653 13.5% M 750 mL $21.95 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Clos Du Bois Chardonnay 2015, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: From a vintage year that started off warm, then cold, then warm and then cool, Clos Du Bois' 2015 Russian River Reserve Chardonnay ended up with lovely white florals on the nose, elegant and vibrant with bright apple, pear and citrus flavours on the palate with toasty hazelnut and butterscotch flavours from oak ageing. Finishes long and vibrant with soft tropical and nutty notes. Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, corn dishes, lobster in bun. Drink: 2019 - 2024 479527 13.8% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château De La Grange Côtes De Grand Lieu Muscadet 2016, Loire A.C., France Muscadet food pairings: steamed mussels, oysters poorboys, fresh steamed shrimp. Drink: 2019 - 2020 637868 11.7% XD 750 mL $13.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Liboreau Charentes Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Charentais, South France I.G.P., France Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: quiche, egg dishes, fish tacos, steamed shellfish. Drink: 2019 - 2020 632364 11.8% XD 750 mL $13.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Naturaliste Floris Chardonnay 2015, Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia Chardonnay food pairings: pan-fried panfish, seafood Alfredo, grilled chicken breasts. Drink: 2019 - 2022 609339 12.9% D 750 mL $33.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay 2015, Napa Valley, California, United States: From California Cakebread Cellars 2015 is a classic, top-of-the-line Chardonnay. The Californian winery was founded in 1973. This Napa Valley Chardonnay is dry, full-bodied and zesty with intense apricot, creamy vanilla and toasty flavours on the palate with a rich, lush and long finish with a weave of tropical fruit. Chill and enjoy now. Pair with a roast turkey. Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, scallops with a sesame ginger dressing, cheese. Drink: 2018 - 2022 709717 14.3% XD 750 mL $69.95 Score: 88/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mezzacorona Cliffhanger Pinot Grigio 2017, Alto Adige, Trentino D.O.C., Italy: From Northern Italy's Trentino wine region, the Pinot Grigio grapes for Mezzacorona's Cliffhanger white are grown on steep slopes of sedimentary calcium magnesium carbonate, better known as dolomite, soils giving this light-bodied, lean and dry Pinot Grigio herbed and fresh crunchy apple and pear flavours finishing with vibrant, mouth-watering acidity. Chill and enjoy now with all its freshness. Pair with Spaghetti alle Vongole. Pinot Grigio food pairings: pan-fried panfish, seafood Alfredo, green salads. Drink: 2019 - 2020 528687 13% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. March 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Awatere River Louis Vavasour Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: clam vongole, steamed mussels, grilled shrimp. Drink: 2019 - 2020 492272 12.9% XD 750 mL $21.95 March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Stella Bella Chardonnay 2016, Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia: Stella Bella is indeed a pretty and lush, full-bodied Chardonnay from the Margaret River wine region. Fragrant jasmine, ripe peaches, brioche aromas with lemon pudding, ripe stone fruit and pink grapefruit on the palate finishing long, toasty and with a zesty acidity. Pair with grilled chicken breasts. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled salmon, lobster with a butter sauce, crab cakes, fried clams, ham, cheese pizza, ceasar salad. Drink: 2019 - 2022 102061 13% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bouchard Père & Fils Les Clous 2016, Meursault, Burgundy A.C., France: Les Clous 2016 is a classic Old World Burgundian Chardonnay with rich and buttery layers of warm ripe peaches, honeyed apple, lemon cream and soft spice flavours on the palate. Produced by Bouchard Père & Fils in the Meursault, Burgundy wine region. In Meursault, gentle hillside slopes are exposed to the morning sun and this area is particularly known for their exceptional white village wines. Les Clous is one of these. The word “clos” is very similar to the word “clos”, describing a walled vineyard. Food pairings: lobster, chicken, salads, roast turkey. Drink: 2019 - 2025 661322 13.5% XD 750 mL $68.95 Score: 92/100. March 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Chavet & Fils La Dame De Jacques Coeur 2017, Menetou-Salon, Loire A.C., France: From the Menetou-Salon Commune in the Loire Valley, a beautiful, zingy and mouth-watering Sancerre produced by Chavet & Fils. La Dame de Jacques Coeur Blanc 2017 is an Old World Sauvignon Blanc with white florals and a flinty mineral aromas on the nose. The wine is crisp, clean with citrus zest, green apple, white grapefruit, green herb and clean mineral flavours on the palate. Pair with green salads. This vintage was awarded Gold in the 2018 Concours Général Paris. Food pairings: grilled, lightly herbed lake fish, poached whitefish, salmon cakes. Drink: 2019 - 2022 525048 13.5% XD 750 mL $20.95 Score: 90/100. March 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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