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Vintages Release May 6, 2019

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White Wine

Tzafona Cellars Cold Climate Chardonnay 2015, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A clean, crisp unoaked Niagara Chardonnay with notes of green apple. Medium-bodied with good acidity for roast chicken. The winery's name Tzafona comes from the Hebrew word meaning northward and refers to the cool climate of the appellation in which the vines for this wine are planted the Niagara Peninsula. Chardonnay food pairings: asparagus and onion galette, grilled seafood, southern fried chicken. Drink: 2017 - 2019 485276 13% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 88/100. May 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Faust Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Napa Valley, California, United States: Faust 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon is mostly Cabernet Sauvignon with some Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot added. The blended wine was, aged for over a year and a half in 30% new French oak barrels. This is the magnum-size of this full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon with wine grapes mostly sourced from the Coombsville estate vineyard with ripe blackberries, black currants, underbrush, earthy blue florals and wild herb flavours on the palate. Tannins are grippy and there is great acidity for food. Drink or hold in cellar for about 10 years. Pair a grilled Tomahawk steak. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: pork roast, vegetarian stew, slow-roasted beef long ribs. Drink: 2019 - 2030 377242 14% XD 1500 mL $139.95 Score: 90/100. May 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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