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Wine Picks May 15, 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

Bogle Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, California, United States: Bogle 2016 is a consistent crowd-pleaser. Full-bodied with smoky dark fruit, green pepper and savoury flavours on the palate and well-priced as well. The Cabernet Sauvignon wine grapes for this vintage were grown in the Lodi, Clarksburg and Monterey vineyards. Pair with BBQ pork ribs and chicken burgers. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast goat shoulder with green beans and shallot and lemon dressing, venison curry, bison burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2024 904565 13.5% D 750 mL $22.95 Score: 90/100. May 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Beringer Luminus Chardonnay 2016, Oak Knoll District, Napa Valley, California, United States: Beringer Luminus 2016 Chardonnay is full-bodied, lush and silky with fresh fruit flavours of ripe apple, pear, lemon curd, butterscotch and toasty flavours on the palate. Pair with grilled chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: toasted ravioli served with Alfredo sauce, pork tenderloin, crab cakes, gougère. Drink: 2019 - 2022 395699 14.3% XD 750 mL $44.95 Score: 93/100. May 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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