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Vintages Release July 4, 2019

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Red Wine

Montes Purple Angel 2015, Colchagua Valley D.O ., Chile: There's a reason this Chilean wine has a cult following. Purple Angel will make you feel as though you've gone to heaven aloft a cloud of sensory pleasure. The 2015 vintage is a blend of 92% Caménère and 8% Petit Verdot grapes. Caménère was re-discovered only about 12 years ago, believed to be extinct after phylloxera hit its ancestral home in Bordeaux in 1880. That's why it's also called the "Jurassic Park" grape. The vines for this wine are planted on steep slopes. If you love full-bodied, juicy, fruit-forward wines, this is your apogee as it also has all of those other great hallmarks of superb wine: complexity, balance and finish. Pair with a juicy steak. Food pairings: veal roast, slow-cooked brisket of beef, rabbit fricassee. Drink: 2018 - 2025 62364 14.5% XD 750 mL $62.95 Score: 99/100. July 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Wakefield Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Clare Valley, South Australia, Australia: This Australian Cabernet Sauvignon offers sweet blueberry fruit and vanilla spice flavours on the palate. It's a good value. Juicy, full-bodied, rich palate. Aromas of mint and blackberry on the nose. Pair with juicy meat lovers pizza. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hearty meat dishes, hard cheese, juicy rare steak, barbecued ribs in sauce, hamburger.. Drink: 2018 - 2022 744235 14% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. July 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Charles Smith Chateau Smith Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Columbia Valley, Washington State, United States: A robust Washington State Cabernet Sauvignon that pairs well with grilled meats. Aromas of dark fruit, toasty oak, cedar and tobacco. Drink: 2018 - 2022 280107 14% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 89/100. July 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château De Pitray 2015, Côtes De Castillon, Bordeaux A.C., France: Can't believe the price on this full-bodied and juicy Côtes De Castillon, Bordeaux red. Dark ruby in the glass with ripe red berry and plum fruit, fresh and earthy on the palate wrapped up in a soft vanilla finish. Well-balanced with firm and fine tannins. Enjoy now and for the next five years. Pair with a grilled striploin steak. Food pairings: grilled venison steak, bison burgers, roast pheasant. Drink: 2019 - 2024 405688 14% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 90/100. July 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Demazet Réserve Des Armoiries 2016, Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.P., France: A spicy, medium-plus-bodied red wine blend of Grenache, Carignan, Syrah, Mourvèdre and Cinsault wine grapes from the Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône wine region with ripe plum, blackberry and cedar underbrush flavours on the palate. Pair with pork kebabs from the BBQ. Food pairings: beef stew, barbecued pork chops, lamb chops in red wine sauce. Drink: 2019 - 2023 494690 14% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 85/100. July 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tormaresca Torcicoda Primitivo 2016, Salento, Puglia I.G.T., Italy: Wine grapes for this juicy, elegant and well-balanced Primitivo made by well-known producer, Tormaresca, are organically grown and sourced from the Puglia wine region. Ripe plum, blackberry, red berry flavours on this velvety medium-plus-bodied, juicy and spicy red. Tannins are fine. The Tormaresca winery was established by the Antinori family in 1999. Primitivo food pairings: acorn squash apples and cabbage bake, stuffed zucchini with herbs tomatoes onions and garlic, stuffed baked tomatoes. Drink: 2019 - 2023 320929 14% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. July 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

J. Bookwalter Readers Merlot 2015, Columbia Valley, Washington, United States: A blockbuster, full-bodied Merlot with aromas of mocha, ripe, dark berries, and toasty oak. Smooth and supple with a long finish. Pair with grilled meats. Merlot food pairings: rib roast, grilled gourmet burgers, rabbit fricassee. Drink: 2019 - 2024 1495 14.5% XD 750 mL $35.95 Score: 93/100. July 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Spy Valley Pinot Noir 2015, Southern Valleys, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: A Fresh Pinot Noir from the people who know how to make PN. Spy Valley Pinot Noir is a medium-plus-bodied, plushy and fresh red wine with dark cherry, cake spice flavours and smoky on the palate. Tannins are fine-grained. Great acidity for food, pair this juicy red with bison burgers from the grill. Pinot Noir food pairings: pork tenderloin, mushroom and truffle dishes, tourtière. Drink: 2019 - 2026 734681 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. July 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Lecciaia Brunello Di Montalcino 2013, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Complex and concentrated, dry and full-bodied with dried cherry, licorice, dark spices and dark berry flavours finishing long on the palate. Tannins are rounded on this Brunello di Montalcino. Decant for one hour and enjoy now or hold in cellar for another three years. Brunello Di Montalcino food pairings: sundried tomato and fresh basil sauce over fusli, Portobello mushroom stuffed with crab, avocado and cream cheese. Drink: 2020 - 2032 121905 14.5% XD 750 mL $67.95 Score: 94/100. July 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Le Peyrat 2017, Castillon Côtes De Bordeaux, Bordeaux A.C., France: Côtes de Castillon is a dynamic wine region and neighbour of Saint-Émilion. A dry, rich, smoky red with ripe dark fruit and earthy savoury herbs on the palate. Pair with meaty casseroles. Food pairings: potato-and-beef casserole, kebabs, sirloin tip roast. Drink: 2019 - 2024 171090 13.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 87/100. July 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ascheri Barolo 2013, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: Bright acidity and firm tannins on this 2013 Barolo with leather, red meat, fresh red cherry flavours, spicy on the finish. Decant two hours prior to pouring with a grilled, well-marbled steak or hold in cellar for five years. Barolo food pairings: roast partridge, venison sausage cassoulet, venison Swiss steak. Drink: 2019 - 2032 496851 14% XD 750 mL $49.95 Score: 88/100. July 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Napa Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Napa Valley, California, United States: Classic Napa Valley California Cab. Medium-plus-bodied with cassis, dark plum, cherry, dried tobacco leaf, dark chocolate and smoky flavours on the palate. Pair with smoked meats. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: lamb Bolognese, grilled New York strip loin, hard cheese, braised pork shanks. Drink: 2019 - 2025 432211 14.5% XD 750 mL $45.95 Score: 90/100. July 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Miguel Torres Cordillera De Los Andes Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Maipo Valley, Chile: From Maipo Valley, Chile, this Cordillera de Los Andes is lush, full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon with ripe blackberry, dark chocolate, savoury spice, minty and leathery flavours on the palate. Wine grapes are sourced from the foothills of the Andes mountains. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: venison stroganoff, venison tenderloin, bison burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2022 541169 14% D 750 mL $22.95 Score: 92/100. July 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

In Situ Signature Wines Syrah Mourvèdre Viognier 2016, Aconcagua Valley, Chile: A easy-drinking red wine blend of 55% Syrah, 40% Mourvèdre and 5% Viognier, perfumed red berries and cherries on the nose with ripe red cherry, dark plum and savoury herb flavours soft and juicy on the palate. Pair with gourmet burgers. Syrah Mourvèdre Viognier food pairings: grilled chops, gourmet burgers rouladen. Drink: 2019 - 2021 431098 14.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. July 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Alvear Palacio Quemado La Zarcita 2016, Vino De La Tierra De Extremadura, Spain: The full-bodied 2016 vintage of this enticing La Zarcita is a red wine blend of Trincadeira Preta, Touriga Nacional and Garnacha Tintorera grapes. The vines are planted in limestone, clay and sand soils. Aromas of dark berries and roses. Pair with grilled meats. Food pairings: sausage cassoulet, grilled sirloin steak, gourmet burgers, tourtière. Drink: 2019 - 2020 645044 13% D 750 mL $22.95 Score: 90/100. July 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ridge Three Valleys 2016, Sonoma County, California, United States: A rich, medium-plus-bodied 68% Zinfandel, 15% Carignan, 12% Petite Sirah and 5% Grenache red wine blend. Bright and floral on the nose fabulously juicy on the palate with ripe strawberry, red plum and cake spice flavours on the palate. Warming at 14.5% abv. Pair with gourmet burgers. Food pairings: zesty ribs, pulled pork, chicken wings, spaghetti, lamb shank. Drink: 2019 - 2035 652875 14.4% D 750 mL $49.95 Score: 91/100. July 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Donnafugata Sedàra 2016, Sicily D.O.C., Italy: A robust Nero d'Avola from Sicily with layers of ripe dark plum, crushed raspberry, savoury herb flavours and a lingering anise finish. Good acidity for food and tannins are firm. Enjoy with a Sicilian-style roast chicken. Food pairings: roasted game birds, rabbit fricassee, venison steak. Drink: 2019 - 2022 900274 14% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 88/100. July 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

13Th Street Lakeshore Farm Vineyard Cabernet Merlot 2017, Creek Shores, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: From 13th Street, a rich and smooth 56% Cabernet Sauvignon and 44% Merlot from their Lakeshore Farm Vineyard with dark berry, cake spice and smoky flavours on the palate. Enjoy now or hold in cellar for three years. Cabernet Merlot food pairings: grilled lamb chops, roast chicken, slow-braised pork shoulder roast. Drink: 2019 - 2023 56598 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. July 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Terrazas De Los Andes Malbec 2016, Mendoza, Argentina: Crisp and bright, medium-bodied Malbec with fresh blackberry and ripe blueberry flavours lingering savoury herb finish. Pair with a rare filet mignon. Malbec food pairings: chicken herb-rubbed roast, hamburger, roasted veal, sausages. Drink: 2019 - 2024 29280 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. July 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rustenberg John X Merriman 2015, Simonsberg, Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa: This full-bodied, juicy Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc red wine blend is Rustenberg's flagship red with fresh, dark black fruit, savoury herb and mocha flavours on the palate. Tannins are grippy and the wine was aged in French barrel for 20 months. Food pairings: prime rib roast, roast duck, grilled sausages on the barbie. Drink: 2019 - 2028 707323 14% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. July 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pillar Box Shiraz 2015, Padthaway, South Australia, Australia: A rich, burly red, lush with ripe black fruits, cake spice, dark chocolate and toasty vanilla and oak spice flavours on the palate. Pair with BBQ beef ribs. Shiraz food pairings: grilled venison steak, bison burgers, roast pheasant. Drink: 2019 - 2022 90324 15% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. July 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Delas Saint-Esprit Côtes du Rhône 2016, Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.C., France: A medium-plus-bodied, lush and juicy 60% Syrah and 40% Grenache red wine blend with pink florals and toasty oak on the nose, rich raspberry compote, savoury herb and oak spice flavours on the palate. Juicy acidity for food with velvety tannins. A great-value red wine from the Côtes du Rhône. The Delas winery was founded in 1835 and is owned by the Champagne house Louis Roederer, which produces the coveted Cristal. Enjoy now or cellar for three years. Food pairings: Prime rib roast, pulled pork sammies, grilled meats in a black bean sauce. Drink: 2019 - 2023 729962 14% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 91/100. July 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Solaia 2015, Tuscany I.G.T., Italy: A stunning vintage produced by Marchesi Antinori. Aromas of ripe dark plum and dark berry fruit with sweet dried tobacco leaf and savoury spice on the nose, Dry, full-bodied with bright dark berry, ripe tart cherry, savoury and satisfying on the palate. Love this Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese and Cabernet Franc red wine blend. Easy to enjoy now and for a very long time thereafter. Food pairings: rib eye roast, filet mignon, rack of lamb. Drink: 2019 - 2050 987586 14% D 750 mL $316.95 Score: 96/100. July 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Monte Del Frá Bardolino 2017, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: A bright and fresh, juicy Bardolino under and a great value from the Veneto wine region. Bright red berry, blood orange zest, savoury herb flavours and smoky on the palate. Tannins are fine. Very approachable now. Food pairings: pizza meat, lasagne, rich tomato sauce and pasta. Drink: 2019 - 2024 134544 12.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. July 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bolla Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore 2016, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: Aromas of bright red berry, sun-dried tomatoes and tanned leather on the nose, medium-plus-bodied with dried cherry, herbs, tomato sauce, earthy and spicy flavours on the palate. Aged four months in barrel before a second fermentation on freshly fermented Amarone skins for 20 more days. Aged 18 months in cask prior to bottling. Perfect for a meat lover's pizza. Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore food pairings: veal Parmigiano, rich lentil and tomato stew, BBQ prime ribs. Drink: 2019 - 2023 475574 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. July 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Clarence Dillon Clarendelle Red 2015, Bordeaux A.C., France: Inspired by Chateau Haut-Brion, a medium-plus-bodied red wine blend of mostly Merlot with some Cabernet Sauvignon and Franc added to it. Black currant, rose petals, toasty oak aromas on the nose with ripe dark plum, red berry, mocha and vanilla with spicy, nutty flavours on the finish. Food pairings: grilled lamb chops, bison burgers, tourtière. Drink: 2019 - 2024 28837 13% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 87/100. July 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Antiche Terre Venete Ripasso Valpolicella 2016, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: Made in the Ripasso method to add both freshness and fullness to the wine. Aromas of warm dark fruit, earthy florals and smoky on the nose and palate with a lingering smoky vanilla finish. A great pairing to dark chocolate. Ripasso Valpolicella food pairings: grilled steaks, gourmet sausages, hamburgers, pasta with chorizo. Drink: 2019 - 2024 178459 13.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 88/100. July 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château De Tréviac 2016, Corbières, Midi A.P., France: A full-bodied Grenache and Syrah red wine blend aromatic with earthy florals on the nose, lush, ripe red fruit, cinnamon spice, savoury garrigue, dark coffee smooth and creamy on the palate. Awarded Gold Medal at the 2018 Berliner Wein awards. Food pairings: roast leg of lamb, filet mignon, grilled meats. Drink: 2019 - 2024 670505 14.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 92/100. July 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Viña Herminia 2012, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: From a strong 2012 vintage, a full-bodied 85% Tempranillo, 10% Grenache and 5% Graciano red wine blend aged for one year and a half in oak barrel. Great Barbeque wine with dark plum, black fruits, savoury and spicy on the palate. Food pairings: roast venison, bison burgers, roast Cornish game hens. Drink: 2019 - 2023 236927 14% D 750 mL $28.95 Score: 88/100. July 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosés

Conundrum Rosé 2018, California, United States: A lively rosé from the well-known Conundrum Winery produced from the Valdiguié wine grape planted along the coastal regions of California but with origins from the southern wine regions of France, also known as Gros Auxerrois. In California it is also known as Napa Gamay. This happy rosé has flavours of ripe strawberry, watermelon and peach with great acidity for summer salads with zesty fruit dressings. Rosé food pairings: salmon, tuna, roast chicken. Drink: 2019 - 2022 557595 13.1% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 91/100. July 2019. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sibling Rivalry Pink 2018, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Such a pretty (in pink) wine at an amazingly great price! This is a fresh Niagara blend of Cabernet Franc, Gamay, and Pinot Noir grapes. Aromas of field strawberries. Medium-bodied with racy acidity for seafood. Food pairings: planked salmon, seared tuna. Drink: 2019 - 2021 171033 12% MS 750 mL $13.95 Score: 89/100. July 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château d'Aquéria Tavel Rosé 2018, Tavel, Rhône A.C., France: A full-bodied Tavel with wild strawberry, dried herbs, lavender and rose petal flavours on the palate. Speaks of Spring and longer days on the patio. Always beautiful. Chill and enjoy this Grenache, Clairette, Cinsault, Mourvèdre, Syrah, Bourboulenc and Picpoul rosé blend now. Tavel Rosé food pairings: lox and capers, grilled salmon steak, shellfish, fresh fruit, veggies, pasta primavera. Drink: 2019 - 2022 319368 14% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. July 2019. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château des Charmes Cuvée D'andrée Rosé 2018, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A full-bodied, earthy rosé, lush with ripe strawberry, raspberry and cold tea flavours and great acidity for food. Produced from 100% Pinot Noir from the Niagara-on-the-Lake wine region. Pairs with a baked Brie with berry coulis or fish tacos. Rosé food pairings: cedar-planked salmon, salmon tartar, salmon burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2021 333260 12.6% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 87/100. July 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Fielding Rosé 2018, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: a bright and zesty rosé with pink grapefruit, tart cherry and ripe strawberry flavours on the palate from the Niagara wine region. Bright citrus finish and perfect pairing to summer salads. Enjoy now in all of its freshness. Rosé food pairings: veal chops in creamy white wine sauce, veal schnitzel, Osso Bucco, veal liver and olives in rose sauce. Drink: 2019 - 2021 53421 12.3% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. July 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Cave Spring Cellars Brut Blanc De Blancs Sparkling, Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A remarkable Niagara sparkling wine made from 100% Chardonnay grapes. Toasty beautiful with green apple freshness and layers of refreshment, like ocean spray on a warm summer's day. The vines are planted in limestone clay soils on the benchlands of the Niagara Escarpment. The wine is aged sur lie in the bottle for a minimum of 30 months prior to disgorging. Terrific minerality and persistent mousse. Wow. Blanc De Blancs Sparkling food pairings: cold chicken and watercress sandwiches, smoked salmon on baguette, seafood hors d'œuvres. Drink: 2017 - 2022 213983 12% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 92/100. July 2019. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Segura Viudas Heredad Rosé Cava, Penedès D.O., Spain: A fresh and zesty sparkler produced from 100% Pinot Noir. Bright pink in the glass with a mouth-watering mousse showing lively raspberry, ripe red apple, herb and leesy flavours on the palate. Pair with grilled vegetable kebabs. Rosé Cava food pairings: fish tacos, grilled shrimp, cold turkey sandwiches. Drink: 2019 - 2021 314757 12% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 88/100. July 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

J Vineyards Cuvée 20 Sparkling, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: A fresh, vibrant sparkling wine with notes of white peach and baked bread. Pair with shellfish. Sparkling food pairings: fish and chips, grilled prawns, pan-fried panfish. Drink: 2019 - 2022 635151 12.8% D 750 mL $47.95 Score: 90/100. July 2019. Top Rated Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Nautilus Chardonnay 2017, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Nautilus is a cool-climate Chardonnay from Marlborough, South Island and is a vegan-friendly Chardonnay with ripe melon and lemon pie flavours, finishing lightly smoky and nutty. Pair with roast chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: steamed mussels, pork tenderloin, toasted ravioli served with Alfredo sauce, chicken cordon bleu. Drink: 2019 - 2023 331652 14% XD 750 mL $27.95 Score: 91/100. July 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château des Charmes St. Davids Bench Aligote 2017, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Aligote is the second white wine grape in Burgundy, France, after Chardonnay. Here in Ontario it creates zesty white wine with racy acidity, like this one. Aromas of white grapefruit, white peach and Asian pear. This wine is unoaked to preserve the fresh fruit. Pair with roast chicken and cream sauces. Drink: 2019 - 2021 296848 13% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. July 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cave Spring Estate Riesling 2016, Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A lovely, softly aromatic Riesling with floral, ripe peach and mineral aromas on the nose, bright acidity with honeyed citrus, ripe stone fruit, pink grapefruit flavours finishing clean with mineral notes on the palate. Produced from Riesling vines over 20 years old. Riesling food pairings: roast chicken, spicy pasta dishes, shrimp tempura, grilled salmon with lemon sauce, duck liver pate. Drink: 2019 - 2022 286377 12% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. July 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Anne De Laweiss Collection Gewurztraminer 2017, Alsace A.C., France: A spicy, Alsatian-style Gewürztraminer produced by Cave Vinicole Kientzheim-Kaysersberg. Just barely off-dry, soft and lush on the palate with lemon curd texture, soft citrus, lychee and cake spice flavours on the palate. Pair with mild curries and ginger pork. Gewurztraminer food pairings: curried shrimp, biryani, green curry chickpeas and potatoes. Drink: 2019 - 2021 141226 13% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 92/100. July 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Greywacke Wild Sauvignon Blanc 2015, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: A brilliant Sauvignon Blanc from the Marlborough. Pronounced fresh herb aromas on the nose, dry on the palate with a smoky, flinty finish matched by mouth- watering acidity for food. Pair with a summer greens salad and a goat cheese and smoked salmon flatbread. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: green salads topped with herbed goat cheese, pan-fried panfish, asparagus and caramelized onion galette. Drink: 2019 - 2026 282806 13% D 750 mL $39.95 Score: 92/100. July 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Troupis Fteri Moschofilero 2017, Arcadia, Peloponnese P.G.I., Greece: A floral, vibrant white wine made from the classic Greek grape Moschofilero. Medium-bodied with racy acidity for seafood. Moschofilero food pairings: grilled sardines, calamari, fish tacos. Drink: 2019 - 2021 647388 12.4% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. July 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Famille Perrin Réserve Côtes du Rhône Blanc 2017, Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.C., France: A fantastic, medium-plus-bodied, lush Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Roussanne and Viognier white wine blend. Creamy and weighty on the palate. Ripe pear, melon, lemon curd and lime zest flavours on the palate wrapped up in a hint of smoke. Produced by the Perrin family. A fantastic-value Cotes du Rhone white wine. Food pairings: vegetarian quiche, seafood, roast chicken, cheese. Drink: 2019 - 2019 499509 13.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 90/100. July 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Chatelain Les Vignes De Saint-Laurent L'abbaye Pouilly-Fumé 2017, Loire A.C., France: From the Loire wine region, Les Vignes De Saint-Laurent L'abbaye is produced by an ancient vineyard once managed by the monks of Saint-Laurent abbey. Produced from 100% Sauvignon Blanc, on the noses there are aromas of grapefruit peel, light tropical fruit and mineral notes. Bright and zesty on the palate with gooseberry, lime-lemon zest, light herbs and crisp mineral flavours finishing long. Pair with roast Cornish game hens. Pouilly-Fumé 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 - 2022 958801 13.5% XD 750 mL $26.95 Score: 88/100. July 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Beyra Vinhos De Altitude 2017, Beira Interior, Beira D.O.C., Portugal: From the Douro Valley, this 50% Siria and 50% Fonte white wine blend with bright peach, orange-lemon zest and light herb aromas, finishing zesty with white pepper spice flavours on the palate. Best to consume it early while it is fresh. Food pairings: grilled whitefish, fish tacos, pan-fried panfish. Drink: 2019 - 2022 380824 12% XD 750 mL $12.95 Score: 88/100. July 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Calera Chardonnay 2016, Central Coast, California, United States: Produced by winemaker, Josh Jensen, this is a toasty, creamy Chardonnay with ripe, fresh pear, lemon pie, dried citrus zest and nutty flavours on the palate finishing zesty and long with crisp mineral flavours on the palate. Chardonnay food pairings: fish tacos, fish and chips, grilled chicken, pork chops. Drink: 2019 - 2022 713313 14.4% D 750 mL $33.95 Score: 87/100. July 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Michel Gassier Les Piliers Viognier 2018, Languedoc-Roussillon Igp, France: Love this medium-plus-bodied Viognier from the Midi wine region. Produced by Michel Gassier, this 100% Viognier is off-dry, smooth and velvety on the palate with ripe peach, pear, honey lemon flavours and bright acidity to pair with rich, grilled shellfish dishes like lobster tails and large prawns. Viognier food pairings: white fish grilled and topped with a mango salsa, lobster in a cream sauce, ham, poultry. Drink: 2019 - 2022 669531 14% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. July 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Seven Falls Chardonnay 2016, Wahluke Slope, Columbia Valley, Washington, United States: An elegant, buttery rich and full-bodied Washington State Chardonnay with apple dumpling, ripe pear toffee and apple pie spice flavours on the palate with a long vanilla and oak spice finish. The Wahluke Slope has some of the driest, warmest growing conditions in Washington. Pair with a creamy seafood Alfredo dish. Chardonnay food pairings: veal masala, veal and ham casserole, veal breast with herb stuffing. Drink: 2019 - 2022 385773 14.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 90/100. July 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Angove Family Winemakers Organic Chardonnay 2018, South Australia, Australia: A medium-bodied, juicy organic Australian Chardonnay with notes of white and green melon. Pair with seafood. Drink: 2019 - 2021 553859 13% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 87/100. July 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Susana Balbo Signature Torrontés 2017, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina: A 100% Torrontés from the iconic Susana Balbo's oaked that tastes more like a Viognier and probably because it was fermented in new French oak. Not only that, wine grapes were hand-harvested and macerated with dry ice for 6 hours (now that is retaining fruit freshness) Fresh white florals, orange zesty honeyed lemon and briny mineral flavours on the palate, this is an interesting and well-crafted, elegant wine. Wine grapes were sourced from the Paraje Altamira. Chill and enjoy with grilled salmon steaks. Torrontés food pairings: mild vegetarian curries, sushi, salads topped with grilled mango chicken. Drink: 2019 - 2022 384339 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 93/100. July 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Laroche Les Vaillons Chablis 2017, Burgundy A.C., France: A dry and crisp Premier Cru Chablis with bright green apple, honeysuckle, mineral and liquid lemon flavours on the palate. Brilliant acidity for steamed or fresh shellfish dishes. Chablis food pairings: grilled shellfish, oysters on the half-shell, steamed clams and mussels in their own juice. Drink: 2019 - 2023 991893 13% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 89/100. July 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rutherford Ranch Chardonnay 2016, Napa Valley, California, United States: A lush and full-bodied, dry Napa Valley California Chardonnay, fresh with creamy ripe apple, Meyer lemon, butterscotch, cake spice and mineral flavours on the palate. The wine was fermented in a combination of stainless steel tanks and French oak barrels. Pair with grilled firm-fleshed white fish, like halibut or mahi mahi. Chardonnay food pairings: egg dishes, pan-fried cod, pasta in a Alfredo sauce. Drink: 2019 - 2022 136382 13% XD 750 mL $25.95 Score: 92/100. July 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Henry of Pelham Winery Estate Riesling 2017, Short Hills Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Henry of Pelham Estate 2017 Riesling is mouth-watering, lean with crunchy green apple, white peaches and a flinty mineral finish. Pair with pork schnitzel and herbed dumplings. Chill and drink now or hold for three years. Riesling food pairings: smoked salmon and chive cream cheese on baguette, oyster hotpot, mild curries. Drink: 2018 - 2023 557165 11.5% M 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. July 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Boya Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Leyda Valley D.O., Chile: Boya Sauvignon Blanc 2017 is produced from the wine grapes sourced from the Boya Vineyards in the Leyda Valley wine region. Boya Vineyards are influenced by the Pacific Ocean's moderating and cooling breezes bringing cool temperatures and allowing grapes to slowly ripen and develop their character. These cooling breezes also bring a salty tang to the grapes from the sea. The 2017 vintage is showing some nice grassy note and ripe orchard fruit finishing with lemony citrus notes. Not complex, but easy to drink and great value as well. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: grilled halibut steaks, lemon sole in white sauce, tuna burgers. Drink: 2018 - 2019 389726 12.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. July 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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