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Vintages Release May 17, 2019

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Red Wine

Finca La Emperatriz Reserva 2014, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Still love this style of old vines Rioja! In fact, the vineyards were originally owned by the wife of Napoleon III and she was the last Empress of France. A classy classic blend of mostly Tempranillo with a splash of Grenache, Viura and Graciano fermented in stainless steel. Medium-bodied with fresh cherry, red berry fruit and cake spice. Balanced, fresh with good acidity for food. Pair with a veal Porterhouse steak. Food pairings: beef, lamb stew, old cheddar. Drink: 2019 - 2024 359927 14% XD 750 mL $31.95 Score: 91/100. May 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Kim Crawford Signature Reserve Fizz 2013, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand Food pairings: salads, grilled salmon, Hawaiian pizza, grilled shellfish. Drink: 2019 - 2020 645960 11.6% D 750 mL $29.95 May 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

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