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Vintages Release March 16, 2019

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Dessert Wine

Torres Floralis Moscatel Oro Moscatel Alejandría, Penedes, Spain: A gorgeously rich and luscious dessert wine that stands alone as dessert in a glass after a great meal. Apricot spiced preserves, clementine dust, honey dipped peach. Perfect for crème brûlée and hard cheeses. Moscatel Alejandría food pairings: spice cake, crème brûlée, fruit-based desserts, pastries, fresh field berries in cream. Drink: 2016 - 2022 642173 15% S 500 mL $16.95 Score: 92/100. March 2019. Best Value Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Quinta do Crasto Vintage Port 2015, Douro D.O.P., Portugal: The 2015 vintage of this lovely Vintage Port is made from grapes harvested from old vines that are about 80 years old. A gorgeous dessert wine, with aromas of concentrated blackberry and dark fruit, and spice. A finish that lasts seemingly 27 hours. Perfect on its own after dinner or with Black Forest Cake. Port food pairings: blue-veined cheeses, roasted nuts, dark chocolate. Drink: 2019 - 2029 644880 19.5% S 375 mL $29.95 Score: 95/100. March 2019. Top Rated Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Banfi Rosso Di Montalcino 2016, Tuscany D.O.C., Italy: Banfi 2016 is made from 100% Sangiovese red wine grapes sourced from the Montalcino region in Tuscany. Earthy, smoky with ripe cherry and dried red berry flavours. Pair with your favourite meat pasta and sun-dried tomato dish. Rosso Di Montalcino food pairings: wine-braised beef, turkey with gravy, chorizo tacos, bean fajitas. Drink: 2019 - 2022 681262 14% D 750 mL $23.95 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Symington Family Estates Altano 2016, Douro D.O.C., Portugal: The 2016 Altano is a juicy, full-bodied red blend of Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca and Tinta Barroca from the Douro wine region. Consistently rich and delicious with ripe dark cherry, savoury and cedar spice flavours on the palate. Food pairings: pork tenderloin, prime rib, roast chicken. Drink: 2019 - 2024 579862 13.5% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Oak Bay Pinot Noir 2016, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada: From Oak Bay Estate Winery in BC's Okanagan Valley, the 2016 Pinot Noir is medium-bodied with dark cherry flavours, sweet spice, dried herbs on the palate with a smoky pepper spice finish. Smooth and good value PN. Pinot Noir food pairings: roast duck in port wine sauce, veal chops, grilled duck sausages, pork tenderloin. Drink: 2019 - 2024 267146 13.6% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château La Bastide 2016, Corbières, Languedoc A.P., France: Excellent value on this full-bodied Corbières red blend of mostly Syrah with a smattering of Grenache and Carignan. Grape vines are an average of 30 years of age. Look for dark and red berry flavours on the palate with savoury herbs and sweet cake spice flavours on the palate wrapped up in toast oak. Winemaker, Guilhem Durand has been producing wine in the south of France for over 25 years. Pair with game dishes and mushroom risotto. Food pairings: meat lover's pizza, tourtière, gourmet burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2024 360487 14% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Thirty Bench Winemaker's Blend 2016, Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Produced by winemaker, Emma Garner, Winemaker's Blend is a medium-plus-bodied Bordeaux blend from the Niagara Escarpment wine region. Over half of the wine is in Cabernet Sauvignon with Cabernet Franc and Merlot. The 2016 vintage is intense with layers of black cherry, black currant, earthy florals and smoky oak spice. Emma Garner took home Winemaker of the Year honours at the 2015 Ontario Wine Awards. Pair with lamb stew. Food pairings: roast leg of lamb, veal marsala, vegetarian pizza. Drink: 2019 - 2024 320986 13.2% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Poggio Verrano Dròmos 2010, Maremma, Tuscany I.G.T., Italy: Loving this Dròmos 2010 with its smooth, layered blackberry, dark cherry and plum fruit with savoury dried herbs, smoked meat flavours on the palate This is a full-bodied robust 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 15% Alicante, 10% Sangiovese and 5% Cabernet Franc red wine blend. Dròmos is Poggio Verrano's flagship red. Pair with a grilled ribeye steak. Food pairings: bucatini with peas, roast beef, pizza. Drink: 2019 - 2026 107383 14% XD 750 mL $43.95 Score: 94/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ladies Who Shoot Their Lunch Wild Ferment Shiraz 2016, Victoria, Australia: A full-bodied Australian red with aromas of dark fruit and smoke. Pair with what you catch, or what's grilled for you. Shiraz food pairings: pork, game, lamb. Drink: 2019 - 2024 243592 14% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 90/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Provolo Campotorbian Ripasso Valpolicella Superiore 2012, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: Excellent value on this loveable and easy to appreciate Italian red. Ripasso style reds are becoming increasingly popular. Lots of quality and flavour at a great price. The Ripasso method of grapes adds depth and flavour to a wine. Provolo Campotorbian 2012 is a full-bodied savoury Ripasso with dried prune and figgy flavours on the palate with a lingering dark chocolate and espresso finish. How could you not love it? Ripasso Valpolicella Superiore food pairings: pizza topped with steak strips and garlic, spicy sausage, prime rib roast. Drink: 2019 - 2024 974402 14% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Contino 2014, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: The 2014 vintage of this Reserva is robust, attractive red wine blend of 85% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano, 5% Mazuelo and 5% Garnacha grapes. Aromas of dark berries, smoke and a deep core of minerality, showing its roots in limestone soils. This wine underwent fermentation in stainless steel tanks, then it was barrel aged for 24 months (50% French and American oak). Pair with hearty meat dishes. Food pairings: grilled pork chops, roast pheasant, grilled game sausage. Drink: 2019 - 2024 672923 13% XD 750 mL $42.95 Score: 92/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Travaglini Gattinara 2014, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: Made from 100% Nebbiolo wine grapes with all the classic Nebbiolo aromas of roses, tar, licorice and leather with firm tannins and mouth-watering acidity. Medium-plus bodied. Decant for one hour prior to pouring with a well-marbled roast of beef or hold in cellar for five years. Food pairings: beef, mushroom risotto, gorgonzola. Drink: 2019 - 2026 713354 13.5% XD 750 mL $31.95 Score: 87/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Casas del Bosque Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Maipo Valley, Chile: Low yields on this Casas del Bosque 2017 Gran Reserva makes this full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon rich and lush with ripe rich black fruit, currant, savoury spice, and dark chocolate flavours on the palate, finishing smoky, savoury and satisfying. Enjoy now and pair with grilled sirloin steaks. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled herbed steaks done rare, Porchetta, bison burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2024 353086 14.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Magnol 2015, Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux A.C., France: From Barton & Guestier in the Haut-Medoc this is a classic Bordeaux, easy to understand .. and to drink. Château Magnol 2015 is blackberry, rich red berry, smoky and toasty oak on the nose, with more of those rich aromas on the palate with a lingering sweet, dried tobacco leaf and vanilla finish. Drinking beautifully now, but could easily hold in cellar for five more years, but that's going to be a difficult thing to do. Food pairings: barbequed steak, barbequed pork ribs, rib roast. Drink: 2019 - 2025 384271 13% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Feudi San Pio Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2016, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: This robust and warming Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore from the Veneto wine region is the one you want to have at the ready by the hearth. Ripe dark cherries, dried raisin, fig and dark chocolate flavours with a smoky vanilla finish. This is a comfort wine and with vibrant acidity to go with comfort food. Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore food pairings: linguini marinara, slow-braised lamb shanks with tomato and garlic, tomato garlic and clam sauce over penne. Drink: 2019 - 2025 181446 14.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bastide Miraflors Vieilles Vignes Syrah Grenache 2015, Côtes De Roussillon, Midi A.P., France: A blockbuster southern French red wine blend of 70% Syrah and 30% Grenache grapes with lip-smacking juiciness on the palate. The Grenache component of the wine was aged for 1 year in 80% concrete tanks while the Syrah was matured in 500-litre demi-muids (large barrels). Purple plums and blueberry pie on the nose and palate of this robust, smooth, juicy French red wine. Pair with hamburgers and relish with salsa on the side. Syrah Grenache food pairings: gourmet hamburgers, meat tacos, roast chicken. Drink: 2017 - 2021 320499 14.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Alain Jaume Clos De Sixte 2015, Lirac, Rhône A.C., France: Beautifully concentrated with a core of hedonistic black cherry liqueur aromas and flavours running through it. Full-bodied, dry, complex and ultimately satisfying. Gutsy and muscular with a fair kick of dark fruit in its heart. Decant for 1 hour. Produced by Alain Jaume & Fils. Pair this beauty with lamb or steak. Food pairings: roast leg of lamb, slow-braised beef ribs, meaty dishes. Drink: 2017 - 2022 76349 14.5% D 750 mL $26.95 Score: 92/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Faustino I Gran Reserva 2005, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Mature with tanned leather and Old World finesse. Gorgeous dry fruit and herbs, earth, dust and time gone by aromas. Finishes with longing and regret (for another glass). Pair with lamb. Food pairings: wild boar roast, grilled venison steak, roast pheasant. Drink: 2018 - 2024 976662 13.5% XD 750 mL $35.95 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Barossa Valley Estate E&E Black Pepper Shiraz 2014, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia: Terrific, savoury and juicy Australian red wine from an iconic producer in the heart of the country's Shiraz-land, the Barossa Valley. This full-bodied Shiraz finishes with dried herbs and fleshy black plum. Supple and smooth. Pair with ribeye steak. Shiraz food pairings: grilled ribeye steak, roast boar, slow-braised beef long ribs. Drink: 2018 - 2022 731620 15% XD 750 mL $89.95 Score: 94/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Deep Roots Winery Cabernet Franc 2016, Naramata, British Columbia, Canada: A savoury, juicy, delicious BC Cabernet Franc! Aromas of ripe blackcurrant, spice and spice. Pair with grilled meats. Drink: 2018 - 2021 14.6% D 750 mL $30.30 Score: 90/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Black Hills Estate Winery Carmenere 2016, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: Cedar-rich and savoury: lip-smacking delicious! This full-bodied, velvet-smooth BC red wine made from the Carmenere grape offers seductive aromas of fleshy ripe black plums and berries. Long finish. Pair with grilled lamb. Drink: 2018 - 2023 380063 12.1% D 750 mL Score: 92/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Wakefield Jaraman Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Coonawarra, Clare Valley, South Australia, Australia: Wakefield's Jaraman 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon is full-bodied with ripe blackberries, dark plum, dried herbs and tobacco leaf and minty flavours on the palate. Pair with grilled lamb chops. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: beef enchiladas, barbecued ribs in sauce, hamburger, hard cheese. Drink: 2018 - 2024 142398 14.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 93/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Xavier 2016, Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.C., France: Xavier 2016 is a dry, full-bodied, smoky Rhône red blend of equal amounts of Syrah, Grenache, and Mourvèdre with ripe red cherry, sweet cake spice and mocha flavours on the palate. The Grenache vines were planted nearly 100 years ago. Pair with lamburgers. Food pairings: meat pizza, roast pheasant, Porchetta pork roast. Drink: 2018 - 2023 297317 14.5% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Errazuriz Happy Dogs Red Blend 2018, Colchagua Valley Do, Chile: Smoky with mocha and dark fruit on the nose and palate. Full-bodied and smooth. An extraordinary value for this price. Stock up for parties. Pair with pepperoni pizza. Drink: 2019 - 2021 640060 12.5% D 750 mL $8.95 Score: 87/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Road 13 Vineyards 5Th Element Road 13 2013, Similkameen Valley, South Okanagan, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: An extraordinary wine from BC's Road 13 winery. The 5th Element from the 2013 vineyard cries out for more cellar time. This is a complex, concentrated red wine blend of 45% Merlot, 19% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Syrah, 13% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot grapes. Aromas of dark fleshy berries, smoke, dark spice and herbs. Gorgeous velvet texture and a finish that lasts forever. The grapes are grown in the winery's Blind Creek Vineyard in the Similkameen Valley as well as the Road 13 Castle Vineyard in the Okanagan Valley. The wine was aged new and second use French oak barrels. This will hold strong in the cellar for 5-10 years or more. Pair with lamb with rosemary. Drink: 2018 - 2023 15.5% D 750 mL Score: 96/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gérard Bertrand Grenache Syrah Mourvèdre 2015, Corbières, Midi A.P., France: Winemaker Gerard Bertrand delivers exceptional value, and this wine is yet another example. The Corbieres region stretches from the Mediterranean coast to the foothills of the Pyrenees. Lots of ripe dark fruit and spicy for hard cheeses and game meats. Juicy, succulent and lip-smacking delicious southern French red wine that's a robust blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mouvedre grapes. Aromas and flavours of fleshy ripe black plums and blackberries with some seductive hints of smoke and cigar box filled with dark spice. Pair with rare meats. Grenache Syrah Mourvèdre food pairings: meatlover's pizza, chicken mole, roast duck. Drink: 2018 - 2022 394288 14% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Intrinsic Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Columbia Valley, Washington, United States: Great balance, depth, structure and concentration of flavour in this Columbia Valley red wine made from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Aromas of fleshy black plums, blackberry, toasty oak and cigar box. Polished tannins and a long, lovely finish. Pair with grilled steak. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: meat lovers pizza, pork tenderloin, grilled sausage. Drink: 2018 - 2022 493379 14.5% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Chateau St. Jean Cinq Cépages 2014, Sonoma County, California, United States: Mostly Cabernet Sauvignon with some Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec and Petit Verdot. Cinq Cépages 2014 is full-bodied and layered with ripe blackberries, dried garrigue herbs, dark chocolate and savoury spice flavours on the palate. Enjoy now with a grilled steak. Food pairings: wild boar roast, grilled venison steak, roast pheasant. Drink: 2019 - 2022 710913 14.4% XD 750 mL $129.95 Score: 92/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Famiglia Pasqua Amarone Della Valpolicella 2013, Veneto D.O.C.G., Italy: The 2013 Amarone della Valpolicella is a full-bodied, big Italian red produced by the Famiglia Pasqua. Juicy and textured with layers of dark fruit, dried berry, plum fruit blackberry liqueur and savoury spice flavours on the palate. Good five-year cellaring candidate. Amarone Della Valpolicella food pairings: bucatini with peas, roast beef, pizza. Drink: 2019 - 2026 646596 15% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Teyssier 2015, Montagne-Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux A.C., France: This is a full-bodied and elegant 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc red wine blend from Château Teyssier. Fresh and fragrant red plums, baking spice and dried tobacco leaf on the 2015 vintage, silky and velvety on the palate with plushy plum, red and dark berries, sweet cake spice and vanilla flavours on this flavoursome Bordeaux red. Food pairings: pizza, pasta, rare steaks, pork tenderloin, hard chees. Drink: 2019 - 2026 226035 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Masi Serego Alighieri Monte Piazzo Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2014, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: Masi Serego Alighieri Monte Piazzo 2014 a full-bodied Valpolicella Classico Superiore from the Veneto wine region. Made from the classic Valpolicella Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara red wine blend. Savoury and smooth with ripe cherry, dark plum earthy and savoury herb flavours. Pair it with grilled meats. Pietro Alighieri, son of the renowned poet Dante bought vineyard land in 1353 and for 20 generations this family has been making wine. Valpolicella Classico Superiore food pairings: game, roast leg of lamb, rich meat lasagne. Drink: 2019 - 2024 661306 14% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tautavel Les Vingt Marches 2015, Côtes Du Roussillon-Villages, Roussillon A.P., France: A complex, robust yet reserved red wine that benefits immensely for 2 hours decanting. Aromas of dark fruit and smoke. Pair with grilled meats. Food pairings: grilled flank steak, tourtière, grilled pork chops. Drink: 2019 - 2024 645358 15% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 90/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hewitson Miss Harry 2015, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia: Mostly a Grenache-Mourvèdre blend, the 2015 Miss Harry Harriet's Blend does have a smattering of Cinsault and Carignan. This is a medium-bodied, dry red with lots of ripe red cherry, dusty herb and cake spice flavours on the palate. Drink or hold. Pair with barbeque pork chops and game sausages. Food pairings: BBQ beef ribs, grilled lamb, sausage and chick pea casserole. Drink: 2019 - 2028 107870 14% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sonoma-Cutrer Pinot Noir 2015, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: The 2015 Pinot Noir Russian River from Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards is medium-plus-bodied, dry red with an addictive nose of baked cherry cobbler, ripe red plum, crushed raspberry, nutmeg, cinnamon and earthy floral, savoury spice flavours on the palate. Russian River Valley Pinot Noir is well-known for its plum, dark cherry, plum and spicy cedary flavours on the palate. Enjoy now and for the next five years. Pair it with roast pheasant. Pinot Noir food pairings: cedar-planked salmon, gourmet pizza, lamburgers, roast chicken. Drink: 2019 - 2024 208314 14.2% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 88/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

San Fabiano Calcinaia Cellole Chianti Classico 2013, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: What a fantastic floral and ripe red berry nose on this Gran Selezione Chianti Classico. Supple and full-bodied with smooth, velvety tannins. Pair with a veal Parmesan. Chianti Classico food pairings: Cannelloni, Spaghetti Bolognese, meaty lasagne. Drink: 2019 - 2025 411389 13% XD 750 mL $42.95 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars Gamay Noir 2017, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: Even better than the terrific 2016 vintage, and already drinking so beautifully. A luscious and supple BC red wine made from the Gamay Noir grape, which has greater depth than Gamay alone. This wine is fermented in stainless steel tanks then aged for 10 months in four-year-old French oak barrels. Aromas of fleshy ripe blackberries and plums. Pair with lamb or pork chops. Drink: 2018 - 2022 389882 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosehall Run Single Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2016, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A pleasantly tart and mouth-watering, cool climate Cabernet Franc from Prince Edward County. Aromas of tart blackberry, forest floor and smoke. Pair with grilled lamb. Cabernet Franc food pairings: roast beef, bell peppers, cassoulet, delicate foods. Drink: 2018 - 2022 13.5% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosehall Run Single Vineyard Merlot 2016, Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A lovely expression of cool climate Merlot from Rosehall Run, one of the most respected producers in the region. Aged in French oak. Colour is deep purple. Aromas of ripe black plum, spice, leather and pomegranate. Medium tannins and body. Well balanced with a long finish. Pair with grilled meats. Merlot food pairings: barbeque pork and beef, grilled vegetables. Drink: 2018 - 2022 13.5% D 750 mL $34.95 Score: 90/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Quails' Gate Estate Winery Old Vines Foch 2016, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: Robust, savoury and supple BC red wine made from the hybrid grape Foch picked from old vines that concentrate flavour. Aromas of purple and black plum, pepper, and spice. Decant 1 hour. Pair with lamb. Foch food pairings: bison or beef. Drink: 2018 - 2021 639625 14% D 750 mL $24.99 Score: 90/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château des Charmes Estate Bottled Pinot Noir 2017, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Herbal notes on the nose and finish of this Niagara Pinot Noir. Medium-bodied with medium tannins. Some stemmy notes on the mid-palate. Pair with grilled chicken. Drink: 2018 - 2022 454967 13% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 87/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Henry of Pelham Winery Baco Noir 2018, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A gorgeous deep violet hue in the glass, with aromas of fleshy ripe blackberry, dark cherry and smoke. Full-bodied, and smooth. Pair with a grilled steak and good friends. Baco Noir food pairings: aged cheddar, game meats, beef with horseradish or mustard, spicy food or the startling yet remarkably harmonious pairing of strawberries with black berry. Drink: 2019 - 2022 270926 13% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 90/100. March 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Okanagan Syrah 2016, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: A rich, full-bodied, velvet-textured BC Syrah. Love this! Aromas of fleshy ripe black plum and smoke. Perfect for lamb with rosemary. Drink: 2018 - 2023 263665 14.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Hatch Screaming Frenzy Pinot Noir 2016, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada: A seductive, satin-smooth BC Pinot Noir with aromas of fleshy ripe cherry, dark spice and smoke. Ripples of pleasure caress your tongue. Yes please! Pair with veal or roast chicken. Pinot Noir food pairings: pasta, pizza. Drink: 201 - 2024 13.9% XD 750 mL $25.00 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Inniskillin Okanagan Dark Horse Vineyard Meritage 2015, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: Black fruit and smoke on the nose of this robust BC red wine blend of 60% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon. It was aged 12 months in French and American oak. The grapes come from a 22 acre vineyard in the southern Okanagan Valley known as the Golden Mile. Pair with a grilled steak. Meritage food pairings: steak, hamburgers, lamb. Drink: 2018 - 2022 597039 14.5% D 750 mL $25.00 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sous La Montagne Dsm Vin D'altitude 2016, Côtes Du Roussillon-Villages, Roussillon A.P., France: A juicy, purple plum, blueberry-rich red wine blend with smooth tannins. Full-bodied and gulpable. Party fav. Pair with barbeque ribs. Food pairings: grilled flank steak, tourtière, grilled pork chops. Drink: 2019 - 2024 647925 13.8% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Spinona Bricco Faset Barbaresco 2013, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: A fragrant Barbaresco made from 100% Nebbiolo wine grapes. Floral with dried red and black berries, leather and anise flavours on the palate La Spinona Bricco Fasét 2013 is muscular with textured tannins and vibrant acidity for food. Pair with meat stews and rib roast. Barbaresco food pairings: rare roast beef, lamb, mushroom and wild leek risotto. Drink: 2019 - 2026 134726 13.5% XD 750 mL $49.95 Score: 90/100. March 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosés

Carte Noire Rosé 2017, Côtes De Provence, Provence A.P., France: Love this southern French rose year after year! Aromas of small field strawberries and dried herbs. Perfect for seafood. Rosé food pairings: curried pork, sweet and sour pork, pork croquettes. Drink: 2018 - 2020 319384 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Culmina Family Estate Winery R&D Rose Blend 2018, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: A lovely, rose-petal perfect BC rose that a blend of grapes not specified on the label. Aromas of field strawberries. Medium-bodied with racy acidity for seafood and shellfish. Drink: 2019 - 2021 13.5% D 750 mL $22.99 Score: 92/100. March 2019. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Caves d'Esclans Whispering Angel Rosé 2017, Côtes De Provence A.C., France: This rosé has been deservedly popular in the wine store, even though it is one of the most expensive rosés on the shelf. Lovely pale ballet slipper huse in the glass of this French rosé with bone dry mouth-watering acidity. Aromas of field strawberries. Surprisingly robust for Provence which tends to be very light. Good balancing acidity and dry finish. Perfect for planked salmon or roast chicken. Rosé food pairings: marinated olives and chorizo tapas, a charcuterie platter, salmon burgers. Drink: 2018 - 2020 325076 13% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 92/100. March 2019. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Pieropan Soave Classico 2016, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: Crisp Italian white wine without oak. Loads of acidity. Lime fresh. Pair with vegetarian dishes, seafood or shellfish. Soave Classico food pairings: tempura seafood, calamari, scallop and green peas stew. Drink: 2017 - 2019 946848 12% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 86/100. March 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Robert Oatley Signature Series Chardonnay 2016, Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia: Toasty oak and green apple on the nose and palate of this full-bodied Australian Chardonnay. Good acidity for roast chicken or turkey. Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, creamy pasta sauce dishes, grilled fish. Drink: 2016 - 2020 350900 12.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. March 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Versato Pinot Grigio 2017, Alto Adige D.O.C., Italy: A crisp, refreshing Italian white wine made from the classic Pinot Grigio grape. Aromas of lemongrass, chives, lime zest. Racy acidity for shellfish, seafood and field greens. Pinot Grigio food pairings: grilled pork tenderloin, grilled lemon herbed chicken breasts, fish tacos. Drink: 2019 - 2021 631648 13.8% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 90/100. March 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Hatch Gobsmacked Cyclops Love 2016, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: An intriguing, floral and aromatic BC white wine blend. Zesty, refreshing and medium-bodied with just enough acidity for a feast of seafood, shellfish or spinach quiche. Drink: 2018 - 2021 12086 13% D 750 mL $22.95 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Okanagan Raju Vineyard Viognier 2017, Osoyoos, South Okanagan, British Columbia, Canada: LOVE this style of Viognier! Floral, exotic, intoxicating. The grapes for Township 7’s 2017 Viognier grow in the Raju Vineyard in Osoyoos, British Columbia, owned by Gurpreet Dhaliwal. The wine is fermented in 30% French oak barrels and 70% stainless steel tanks. Pair with fish or chicken in a lemon sauce. Oh yum. Drink: 2018 - 2021 13.5% D 750 mL $20.00 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Errázuriz Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Aconcagua Costa D.O., Chile: This is a cool-climate, lightly-herbed, dry and smoky Sauvignon Blanc with tropical fruit, citrus zest and ripe melon flavours on the palate. Wine grapes are sourced from the high-altitude Manzanar vineyard not 10 minutes from the ocean. Schist soils enable the roots to grow deep and cool climate terroir allows the development and fully ripening of the grapes giving the wine good acidity and minerality. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: steamed lobster with melted butter, roast chicken stuffed with spinach and pepper jack, pasta in an Alfredo sauce, grilled seafood. Drink: 2019 - 2021 462614 13.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Macmurray Chardonnay 2016, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: A super value, full-bodied Chardonnay from MacMurray Estate Vineyards in California's Russian River Valley. Ripe peaches, apricot, butter toffee and nutty flavours on the palate. Good acidity for roast chicken and turkey. Chardonnay food pairings: pork tenderloin, lobster in butter sauce, grilled seafood. Drink: 2019 - 2023 262063 13% D 750 mL $25.95 Score: 93/100. March 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Laroche Les Vaudevey Chablis 2017, Burgundy A.C., France: La Vaudevey 2017 is a bright and zesty premier cru Chablis. Not austere at all, but floral and citrusy on the nose finishing with a lingering flinty minerality. Chill and enjoy with a shellfish hot pot. Chablis food pairings: raw oysters on the half shell with a raspberry mignonette, fresh steamed shrimp, pan-fried trout. Drink: 2019 - 2023 416057 13% XD 750 mL $38.95 Score: 90/100. March 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bonterra Sauvignon Blanc 2017, North Coast, California, United States: A zesty Californian dry and medium-bodied Sauvignon Blanc with aromas of white flowers and lime with grassy, fresh herbs and citrusy flavours on the palate. Pair with seafood dishes. Bonterra has been growing and making wine organically from Sauvignon Blanc wine grapes since 1987. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: seafood stew, broiled scallops, seafood cocktail. Drink: 2019 - 2021 86249 13.1% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. March 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Te Awa Left Field Pinot Gris 2017, Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand: A lovely, crisp New Zealand white wine made from the classic Pinot Gris grape. The winery's name comes from the indigenous Maoiri expression "Te Awa o Te Atua" which translates to "River of God" a nod to the underground streams in this region. Aromas of golden apple and fresh Asian pear. Match this with a light seafood dish. Pinot Gris food pairings: grilled whitefish, fish tacos, pan-fried panfish, grilled chicken. Drink: 2019 - 2022 630525 11.9% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. March 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Luna Nuda Pinot Grigio 2017, Alto Adige. Trentino I.G.T ., Italy: The 2017 Luna Nuda Pinot Grigio is pale straw in the glass with ripe golden apple, Anjou pear, white florals and fresh minerality on the nose with same on a creamy palate. Refreshing with crisp acidity. Great salad or fresh goat cheese wine. From the Alto Adige, Trentino wine region which borders Switzerland and Austria. This region is one of the oldest wine growing areas of the world producing premium Pinot Grigio. Pinot Grigio food pairings: pasta with cream sauce, grilled chicken breast, summer salads, pork schnitzel. Drink: 2019 - 2021 401232 12.5% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 90/100. March 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Reserve Pinot Gris 2017, Naramata Bench, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada: Crisp, fresh, zesty and vibrant BC Pinot Gris from Township 7 winery. Aromas of grapefruit, lime zest and lemongrass. Perfect on its own or with seafood and shellfish. Drink: 2018 - 2020 13.1% D 750 mL $25.00 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Okanagan Chardonnay 2017, Okanagan Valley, Bristish Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: Rich and viscous with mouth-coating layers of peach and pear notes. Long finish. Pair with roast turkey or chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: cedar plank grilled wild salmon and fresh arugula salad, or a rich and creamy risotto. Drink: 2018 - 2021 726521 13% D 750 mL $19.00 Score: 88/100. March 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Okanagan Reserve Chardonnay 2017, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: Rich and robust with layers of ripe golden apple, peach, butterscotch and toasty oak. Perfect for veal, grilled or roast chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: curried butternut squash ravioli, breaded oysters and salmon. Drink: 2018 - 2022 34579 13.7% D 750 mL $24.99 Score: 90/100. March 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Okanagan Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Okanagan Valley, Bristish Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: A zesty, vibrant Sauvignon Blanc with lemon-citrus and chive notes. Mouth-watering, racy acidity for vegetarian dishes, seafood, shellfish and salads. Terrific energy and lemon-lime zest on the finish. Very refreshing. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: shellfish, grilled Pacific halibut, or Carmelis soft ripened goat cheese. Drink: 2018 - 2020 34355 13.5% D 750 mL $18.00 Score: 89/100. March 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Okanagan Rock Pocket Vineyard Muscat 2017, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: A lovely Okanagan Muscat with grapes grown on the Naramata Bench. In 2017 vintage delivers floral notes, honeydew and peach blossom. Pair with fragrant dishes, from Asian curries to pad Thai. Drink: 2018 - 2020 13.5% D 750 mL $20.00 Score: 90/100. March 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Okanagan Naramata Bench Vineyard Gewurztraminer 2017, Naramata Bench, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada: A gorgeous, floral, highly aromatic BC white wine made from the classic Gewurztraminer grape. Medium-bodied with just the right amount of acidity for Asian dishes and curries. Drink: 2018 - 2022 13.5% D 750 mL $20.00 Score: 90/100. March 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

CedarCreek Estate Winery Gewürztraminer 2017, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: One of my fav Canadian Gewurztraminers! Spicy, floral and wonderful. Medium-bodied, off-dry and voluptuous. Perfect for Asian dishes and medium curries. So lovely. Gewürztraminer food pairings: Thai chicken with holy basil. Drink: 2018 - 2023 240978 14% MD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 92/100. March 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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