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Vintages Release May 25, 2019

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Dessert Wine

W. & J. Graham's Port, Douro D.O.P., Portugal: This stunning Tawny Port from Graham's is matured for 7 to 9 years in seasoned oak barrels. Aromas of toffee and toasted almond. Perfect after-dinner sipper. Port food pairings: roasted nuts, fruitcake, medium-dark chocolate studded with dried berry fruit. Drink: 2019 - 2025 644906 19.6% S 750 mL $24.95 Score: 93/100. May 2019. Top Rated Dessert Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Other Wines/Drinks

Frogpond Farm Organic Cabernet Franc Rose 2017, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A pretty, light-bodied organic Niagara rose with aromas of strawberries. Pair with grilled seafood. Drink: 2018 - 2020 148452 12.3% D 750 mL $18.00 Score: 87/100. May 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Cvne Imperial Reserva 2014, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: A robust and tannic red wine with smoky, savoury herb and tarry black fruit aromas. Showing great promise and a perfect one for the cellar. The Imperial Reserva is a full-bodied red blend of Tempranillo with 15% Graciano, Mazuelo and Garnacha sourced from the Rioja Alta. Cellar for three years and enjoy for the next 10. Food pairings: roast rosemary lamb, bison burgers, roast grouse. Drink: 2020 - 2029 424390 14% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 92/100. May 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Viña Leyda Lot 8 Syrah 2013, Leyda Valley, San Antonio Valley, Chile: A stunning blockbuster! This gorgeous Chilean Syrah is made from vines planted in clay soils that results in low yields and highly concentrated flavours. Aromas of blackberry, dark spice, smoke and happiness. Pair with grilled meats. Syrah food pairings: standing rib roast, rack of lamb, roast pheasant. Drink: 2019 - 2024 630731 14.8% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 93/100. May 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Vasse Felix Filius Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia: A medium-plus-bodied Australian Cabernet Sauvignon with a smattering of Malbec added to the blend. On the nose, pronounced dark cherry, minty and herb aromas with ripe dark cherry, plum, vanilla savoury herbs and oak spice flavours on the palate. The wine matured for one year in French oak barrels. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast beef, lamb, hamburgers, cheese. Drink: 2019 - 2023 559872 14% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 91/100. May 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mouton Cadet Heritage Vintage Edition 2016, Bordeaux A.C., France: Dark, deep and delicious, this is an incredible wine for the price. A robust Bordeaux classic blend of 81% Merlot, 12% Cabernet sauvignon and 7% Cabernet Franc grapes. Aromas of vanille spice, black currant and blackberry. Pair with a rare steak or grilled lamb. Drink: 2019 - 2023 14447 13% XD 750 mL $25.95 Score: 90/100. May 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mouton Cadet Réserve St-Émilion 2016, Bordeaux, France: A spectacular price at an incredibly great price. The 2016 was superb, even better than the much-touted 2015. It shows in this wine that's an elegant, full-bodied Boredeaux blend of 85% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Franc and 1% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. The Merlot makes this lovely wine ready to drink now, but the Cabs will give it a long cellar life and structure. Aromas of black fruit, vanilla spice and tanned leather. Perfect for lamb with rosemary. Drink: 2019 - 2026 13.5% XD 750 mL $28.95 Score: 92/100. May 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mouton Cadet Réserve Pauillac 2015, Pauillac, Bordeaux, France: Another stunning wine and the flagship bottling for Mouton Cadet, from the exceptional 2015 vintage. This is a full-bodied blend of 58% Merlot, 32% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc grapes. Aromas of black currant, dark spice, leather and smoke. There's just a hint of mint on the finish that's intriguing. Pair with filet mignon and roast lamb. Decant 1-2 hours. Drink: 2019 - 2025 13% XD 750 mL $40.95 Score: 92/100. May 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mouton Cadet Rouge 2016, Bordeaux, France: This isn't your mother's Mouton Cadet! The stalwart brand has made significant quality and style updates over the past 5 years. Taste and see the difference. This is a robust, smooth blend of 83% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 7% Cabernet Franc grapes. Aromas of blackberry, cassis and smoke. Some dark spices on the finish. Pair with grilled steak and gourmet hamburgers. Food pairings: steak, prime rib, brisket, spring lamb. Drink: 2018 - 2023 943 13% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. May 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sister's Run Cow's Corner Grenache Shiraz Mataro 2017, Barossa, South Australia, Australia: A robust GSM (Grenache, Shiraz, Mataro) from the Barossa, supple and smooth with dark cherry, ripe red berries, cake spice and smoky, toasty oak flavours on the palate. The "cow' corner" is an area of a cricket field with respect to the batsman in cricket and is always deep in the field on the batsman's leg side where the 'cow shots' are intended to go. Cow shots are wild and risky cricket shots considered to be mostly played by novice players without the knowledge of the difficult techniques of the game. Grenache Shiraz Mataro food pairings: gourmet hamburgers, sausages, barbecue-grilled meat-lovers’ pizza, lamb cutlets. Drink: 2019 - 2023 346510 14.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 92/100. May 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Marchesi di Barolo La Tradizione Barolo, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: Earthy flavours of violets, rose petals, fresh mushroom and leathery notes on the palate. Great acidity for food. Decant for two hours and pair with firm cheeses or meaty game dishes. The 100% Nebbiolo Tradizione is sourced from select vineyards in Barolo, Monforte, Castiglione Falletto and La Morra. Barolo food pairings: herbed roast beef, roast veal, hamburgers, aged meats and cheeses, venison. Drink: 2019 - 2028 168179 14% D 750 mL $42.95 Score: 88/100. May 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Leonardo Rosso 2016, Tuscany I.G.T., Italy: Great price point on this smoky 85% Sangiovese and 15% Merlot red wine blend. Medium-plus-bodied with ripe cherry, red berry savoury herb and spice flavours on the palate, structured and well-balance with great acidity for food. Pair with charcuterie and aged cheeses. Food pairings: roast quail stuffed with wild mushroom, slow-cooked beef short ribs in red wine sauce, gourmet burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2022 483818 14.5% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 89/100. May 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Marziano Abbona Pressenda Barolo 2012, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: Wow! This is a Barolo with promise, but needs some time in cellar. Ripe dark cherry with dried sweet tobacco leaf, rose petals, earthy and tar flavours on the palate with incredible acidity for food, but it does need time to come together. Hold in cellar for another three years and enjoy for 10. Barolo food pairings: roast beef, roast pheasant, grilled game sausages. Drink: 2022 - 2038 276584 15% XD 750 mL $53.95 Score: 91/100. May 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ca' Momi Heartcraft Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Napa Valley, California, United States: Ca' Momi makes versatile wines that can be enjoyed anywhere for any occasion. intends their wines for enjoyment in the company of family, friends and a great meal. This a medium-bodied Napa Cab with black cherry, currant and cake spice flavours on the palate. Tannins are medium and there is good acidity for food on this juicy red. Easy to enjoy now. Pair it with lamb chops from the grill. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roasted gamebirds, fricassee rabbit, roast of veal. Drink: 2019 - 2024 315002 13.5% D 750 mL $34.95 Score: 88/100. May 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Castello di Albola Chianti Classico 2015, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: A medium-plus-bodied, earthy and vibrant Sangiovese and Canaiolo red wine blend from a 15th Century winery in the Tuscany wine region with ripe sweet and sour cherries, earthy, pink rose petals and dusty tannins on the palate. Enjoy this Chianti Classico with a cheese-lover's pizza topped with grilled steak. Chianti Classico food pairings: roast beef, pulled pork, beef bourguignon. Drink: 2019 - 2023 339937 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 87/100. May 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cerro Añon 2014, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Produced by Bodegas Olarra, a full-bodied and juicy red blend of 80% Tempranillo, 15% Graciano and 5% Mazuelo grapes matured 20 months in American and French oak. Juicy with ripe red berry, dark plum and spicy flavours on the palate. Food pairings: leg of lamb, cheese, hearty lasagne, grilled sirloin steak. Drink: 2019 - 2023 114306 14% XD 750 mL $20.95 Score: 89/100. May 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Paxton Mv Shiraz 2016, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: From McLaren Vale, South Australia Paxton Shiraz is a juicy, meaty Shiraz at a great price point. Robust with fleshy blackberry, dark cherry liqueur, blood orange and earthy, spicy flavours on the palate. Tannins are firm on this full-bodied red made for the BBQ. Decant for two hours and pair with grilled BBQ fare. Shiraz food pairings: slow-cooked beef ragú, mutton with mint and coriander, espresso and cocoa-rubbed flank steak, black bean soup. Drink: 2019 - 2023 327403 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. May 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tyrrell's Rufus Stone Shiraz 2016, Heathcote, Victoria, Australia: A classic Shiraz from Australia named after the Rufus Stone in honour of the rock in the English forest where King William II died when an arrow bounced off an oak tree and pierced his chest while hunting. Talk about unlucky. And the story goes that the arrow was from the quiver of Sir Walter Tyrrell who was an ancestor of the Tyrrell winemaking family was responsible for the incident. But this beautiful, smooth, layered blackberry, dark plum and nutty Shiraz makes up for it. Shiraz food pairings: lamb, beef and game dishes. Drink: 2019 - 2022 91488 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. May 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gérard Bertrand Fitou Grenache Carignan 2016, Fitou, Midi .A.P, France: The vineyard for this Fitou wine lies between the mountains of Corbières and the lakes and beaches along the Mediterranean coastline in southern France and the Grenache-based and Carignan robust red is a full expression of this terroir. Ripe red berry fruit, cherry and cake spice flavours are rich and generous on the palate. Drink now or hold in cellar for three years. Grenache Carignan food pairings: grilled pork chops, rack of BBQ ribs, veal Porterhouse, grilled lamb, lentil dishes. Drink: 2019 - 2025 403683 13.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 92/100. May 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pata Negra Reserva 2014, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Great value on this smoky, ripe red and dark berry fruit red Pata Negra Reserva from the Rioja wine region produced from 100% Tempranillo. Smooth, well-crafted and easy to enjoy finishing with a mouthful of ripe berry and dark fruit. Food pairings: pork roast with cranberry and cherry stuffing, pork roasted vegetables and cider stew, pork loin with prunes and sherry. Drink: 2019 - 2023 443804 14% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 91/100. May 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Hogue Genesis Syrah 2015, Columbia Valley, Washington, United States: A bright, full-bodied Syrah with juicy dark berry, black cherry, savoury herb and cracked pepper flavours on the palate. Pair with roast duck. . Syrah food pairings: prime rib, wild game, cherry and wine-reduction sauces. Drink: 2019 - 2024 687822 13.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 91/100. May 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Croze De Pys Prestige Malbec 2015, Cahors, Southwest A.P., France: Malbec is making a comeback to the Cahors. The Roche family has been cultivating vines here since 1773. This Malbec is robust with layers of ripe, dark fruit, blueberry, expresso, savoury spice and smoky vanilla flavours on the palate. So good and so is the price. Pair with a juicy prime rib roast. Malbec food pairings: hamburgers, pizza, Irish stew, hodge podge, spaghetti and meat balls. Drink: 2019 - 2023 681668 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. May 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Vesevo Aglianico 2015, Beneventano, Campania I.G.T., Italy: From Beneventano, this is a medium-bodied, bright and vibrant Aglianico from the Campania wine region. Juicy and robust, with ripe black cherry, cedar spice and smoky flavours on the palate. Aglianico food pairings: beef rendang, pork tenderloin, mature hard cheese, baked eggplant, venison. Drink: 2019 - 2023 120907 13.6% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. May 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Cvne Cune 2015, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: CVNE stands for: Compañía Vinícola del Norte de España. This is an historic wine company with some very bold and delicious wines from Rioja. This one no different. Medium-plus-bodied with ripe dark cherry, mulberry, sweet tobacco, earthy mushroom, anise and cedar brush spicy flavours on a velvety palate. Decant two hours prior to pouring with BBQ pork ribs. Food pairings: Greek marinated lamb ribs on the grill, souvlaki, spanakopita pie. Drink: 2019 - 2022 39925 14% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 87/100. May 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Waterkloof Circumstance Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa: A concentrated, flavour-packed wine with enticing aromas of fleshy ripe blackberry and black currant. Smoke and dark plums on the finish. Pair with a pepper steak. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled game sausages, pork chops, tri-tip roast beef. Drink: 2019 - 2024 651471 14.1% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 93/100. May 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gallo Signature Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Napa Valley, California, United States: Gallo's Signature Series Cabernet Sauvignon is deep and dark with a bit of Petit Verdot and Petite Sirah added to the blend for its deep garnet colour and savoury perfume. Rich with layers of black and blueberry compote, savoury herbs, earthy and smoky. Good for the cellar or decant for two hours and enjoy now with a juicy grilled ribeye steak. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled steak, roast chicken, gourmet hamburgers, pot roast. Drink: 2019 - 2030 394197 14.5% XD 750 mL $59.95 Score: 91/100. May 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bulgariana Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Thracian Valley, Thracian Lowland, Bulgaria: Robust, rustic and bright ruby in the glass, Bulgariana is a full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon from the Thracian Valley in Bulgaria with rich black cherry, dark plum, blackberry and bramble leaf flavours, finishing spicy on the palate. Tannins are smooth and velvety. Enjoy now with roast or braised meat dishes. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled burgers, meat pizza, lamb stew.. Drink: 2019 - 2024 419390 14% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 86/100. May 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Katnook Founder's Block Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Coonawarra, South Australia, Australia: Made from 100 % Cabernet Sauvignon from the Coonawarra, South Australia. Minty with ripe blackberry, dark plum, olive and savoury spice flavours on the palate. Katnook's first vintage was processed by winery Founder John Riccoch's in his woolshed in 1896. It's come a long way from that, though now part of Spain's Freixinet Group. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: pork tenderloin, prime rib, roast chicken. Drink: 2019 - 2024 660332 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. May 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Famille Perrin Les Cornuds Vinsobres 2016, Rhône A.C., France: A full-bodied, great value southern French red wine from the heart of the Rhone Valley with aromas of black raspberry and dark cherry with some and spice and a perfect pairing to roast duck. The Rhone region of Vinsobres was promoted to Cru status in 2006. Previously, it was one of the 16 named villages in the Côtes du Rhône-Villages appellation. Food pairings: grilled meats, venison steak, roast duck. Drink: 2019 - 2024 566844 14% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. May 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Jim Jim The Down-Underdog Shiraz 2017, South Australia, Australia: Jim-Jim the Down-Underdog is so named for the winery's faithful dog, Jimmy, who passed away in 2010. This robust, dark and juicy Shiraz is not an underdog, but does have the same zest for life that Jim-Jim did. Ripe red berry, vanilla, cracked pepper and savoury herb flavours on the palate -- This Shiraz is a consistent crowd-pleaser. Shiraz food pairings: lamb cutlets with pepperade and goat cheese, hamburgers, pizza, black bean soup, beef. Drink: 2019 - 2024 682005 14.5% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. May 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mission Hill Shiraz 2015, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada: Mission Hill's Shiraz is an 87% Shiraz, 10% Cabernet Franc and 3% Viognier wine blend. Fragrant with blackberry, raspberry leaf, dried fruit, rich plummy and mocha flavours finishing with a smatter of pepper spice on the palate. Wine grapes are hand-harvested from select blocks within the estate vineyards. Decant for one hour prior to pouring with a grilled sirloin stead or hold in cellar for five years. Shiraz food pairings: slow-cooked beef ragú, lamb cutlets, espresso and cocoa-rubbed flank steak, black bean soup. Drink: 2019 - 2023 126763 14% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 90/100. May 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Saurus Malbec 2017, Patagonia, Argentina: Patagonia is the northern most region of the country so with its cool climate in the southern hemisphere. this up and coming wine region produces wines with great acidity and fresh fruit flavours. This medium-bodied Malbec is a great example of this are with its fragrant blue floral aromas, bright blue and blackberry fruit flavours finishing long and zesty with great acidity for food. Enjoy it now in all of its freshness. Malbec food pairings: roast beef, grilled pork chops, roast paprika chicken. Drink: 2019 - 2022 379313 14.5% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 90/100. May 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosés

Gérard Bertrand Gris Blanc Rosé 2018, Pays D'oc, Midi I.G.P., France: Produced by Gérard Bertrand, this pretty, pale Gris Blanc rosé (2017) is a blend of Grenache Noir and Grenache Gris wine grapes hand-picked in the Roussillon wine region located in Tautavel between the Mediterranean sea and the Pyrenees mountains. Savoury with bright red berry and fresh garrigue herb flavours on the palate. Easy to enjoy with BBQ ribs. Gris Blanc Rosé food pairings: seafood salad, chilled prawns with strawberry champagne dressing, seafood ceviche. Drink: 2019 - 2021 409870 13% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 91/100. May 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Charles Smith Sangiovese Rosé 2018, Washington, United States: Produced by Charles Smith Vino this is a vibrant and elegant single-vineyards 100% Sangiovese rosé from Washington State. Dry with bright and fresh red berry and cherry fruit flavours finishing with savoury herbs on the palate. Sangiovese Rosé food pairings: grilled pork sausages, grilled chicken breast, ham and pineapple pizza. Drink: 2019 - 2021 468652 12% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. May 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Santa Margherita Stilrose Rosé 2018, Riviera Del Garda Classico Chiaretto, Lombardy D.O.C., Italy: A lovely, medium-bodied Italian rose with aromas of small field berries and strawberries. Perfect for sipping on the patio on its own or with fresh seafood. Rosé food pairings: pasta Primavera, grilled salmon, prawns, grilled radicchio topped with a raspberry and blood orange vinaigrette. Drink: 2019 - 2021 659565 12.5% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. May 2019. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mulderbosch Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé 2018, Coastal Region W.O., South Africa: A great-value Cabernet Sauvignon rosé under $15 from the Coastal Region wine region in South Africa from Cabernet Sauvignon wine grapes intended to make this rosé. Dry, medium-plus-bodied with bell pepper, red berry, cherry and savoury herb flavours on the palate. Great acidity for food, pair this one with grilled chops. Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé food pairings: lox and capers, grilled salmon steak, veggies, pasta primavera. Drink: 2019 - 2021 999821 13.5% D 750 mL $12.95 Score: 90/100. May 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mouton Cadet Rosé 2018, Bordeaux, France: A lovely, light-bodied, strawberry-fresh French rose that's a tasty blend of 86% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon and 2% Cabernet Franc grapes. Although this is made in Bordeaux, the style is more reminescent of Provence with its delicacy and freshness. Pair with salmon, grilled chicken and sunny decks. Drink: 2019 - 2021 559450 12.5% XD 750 mL $16.45 Score: 90/100. May 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

CedarCreek Estate Winery Chardonnay 2017, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada: A beautiful, buttery rich BC Chardonnay with notes of vanilla spice, butterscotch, toffee and golden apples. Full-bodied and layered with a long finish. Pair with roast chicken. Drink: 2019 - 2024 13.9% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 91/100. May 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mouton Cadet Blanc 2018, Bordeaux, France: A vibrant, zesty blend of 68% Sauvignon Blanc, 30% Semillon and 2% Muscadelle grapea for the 2018 vintage. Fresh lime and lemon citrus aromas with a hint of smoke on the finish. Medium-bodied and mouth-watering. Perfect for shellfish, seafood and quiche. Food pairings: grilled seafood, pasta in cream sauce. Drink: 2019 - 2021 2527 12% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. May 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Vasse Felix Filius Chardonnay 2018, Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia: Vasse Felix Filius is a cool-climate Chardonnay from the Margaret River Valley in Australia. Dry, rich with fresh ripe apple, tropical fruit, bright citrus and toasty flavours on the palate from oak ageing. Enjoy now and for the next three years. Chardonnay food pairings: crisp-skinned roast pork, light chicken dishes, creamy pastas and soft cheeses such as brie. Drink: 2019 - 2023 416511 12.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 91/100. May 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Reichsgraf Von Kesselstatt Kaseler Nies'chen Riesling 2016, Mosel Grosse Lage V.D.P., Germany: A medium-bodied Riesling Kabinett from the Mosel wine region. So fresh on the nose with peach and orange blossom floral aromas on the nose, rich stone fruit, soft orange flavours rich and creamy on the palate. Nicely done. Enjoy now and keep a few bottle to try over the next 10 years as it develops and evolves. Riesling food pairings: light curries, smoked salmon canapes, Tempura seafood bites. Drink: 2025 - 2035 940809 9% M 750 mL $27.95 Score: 91/100. May 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Westcott Vineyards Lillias Chardonnay 2018, Vinemount Ridge, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A dry and vibrant, unoaked Chardonnay from the Niagara wine region. Fresh and dry on the palate with crunchy green apple, fresh pear, flinty mineral and lemon zesty flavours on the palate. Finishes clean and long. Pair with seafood. Chardonnay food pairings: pan fired scallops, spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, pork tenderloin, toasted ravioli served with Alfredo sauce. Drink: 2019 - 2023 425322 12.9% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 89/100. May 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kistler Les Noisetiers Chardonnay 2017, Sonoma Coast, California, United States: Kistler Les Noisetiers is a creamy, full-bodied, elegant California Chardonnay. Buttery with ripe red apple an butterscotch flavours. The Kistler family has been making Burgundian-inspired Chardonnay and Pinot Noir since 1978. Pair with roast chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: grilled pork chops, stuffed chicken breast, cheese. Drink: 2019 - 2024 251223 14.1% XD 750 mL $99.95 Score: 92/100. May 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Trimbach Riesling 2016, Alsace A.C., France: Trimbach Riesling is a classic Alsatian Riesling, dry and juicy with mouth-watering acidity and so perfect with grilled pork chops or veal schnitzels. Flinty and bright lemon zest on the nose, even more lemony with fresh flinty mineral flavours on the palate. The wine growing history of the Trimbach Family dates back to 1626. Riesling food pairings: Thai seafood noodle salad, duck liver pate, butternut squash risotto, roast chicken. Drink: 2019 - 2023 734517 13% XD 750 mL $25.95 Score: 92/100. May 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

McManis Pinot Grigio 2018, River Junction, California, United States: A medium-bodied, crisp and fresh Pinot Grigio with wine grapes sourced from the McManis' Lodi River Junction Vineyard, certified sustainable. Look for fresh pear, ripe yellow apple, stone fruit and bright citrus flavours on this vibrant Pinot Grigio. Pair with fish tacos. Pinot Grigio food pairings: seafood appetizers, pan-fried trout, fish tacos. Drink: 2019 - 2021 181453 11.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 87/100. May 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kitsch Esther's Block Riesling 2017, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: A lime-fresh, off-dry BC Riesling made from vines planted in east Kelowna in the winery's single vineyard of Esther's Block. So juicy and mouth-watering. Pair with seafood, shellfish and roast chicken. Riesling food pairings: tuna belly sushi and sashimi. Drink: 2018 - 2030 13.5% D 750 mL $25.00 Score: 92/100. May 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kitsch Maria's Block Riesling 2017, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: A lovely, off-dry BC Riesling made from vines planted in east Kelowna in the winery's single vineyard of Maria's Block. Glorious notes of ripe peach and sun-dappled apricot. Pair with seafood, shellfish and roast chicken. Riesling food pairings: south pacific inspired cuisine, tandoori, papaya salad with chilies and peanuts. Drink: 2018 - 2030 12.5% MS 750 mL $25.00 Score: 91/100. May 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Adega Artesanal Boango 2017, Douro Dop, Portugal: Crisp and refreshing Portuguese white wine with aromas of grapefruit and white melon. Pair with seafood and shellfish. Food pairings: White meat dishes, fish and seafood, hard cheeses.. Drink: 2019 - 2023 13.3% XD 750 mL $15.00 Score: 87/100. May 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Marchesi di Barolo Gavi 2017, Del Comune Di Gavi, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: A clean, crisp and lemony Gavi Di Gavi from the Piedmont wine region produced from 100% Cortese white wine grapes. Floral with anise aromas, bright, fresh apple and lemon flavours on the palate. Enjoy now in all of its freshness with grilled shellfish dishes. Gavi food pairings: steamed mussels, clams, shrimp creole. Drink: 2019 - 2021 155382 12.5% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 89/100. May 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Waterkloof Circle Of Life 2015, Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa: Waterkloof's Circle of Life is a medium-bodied, leesy and savoury, vibrant white wine blend of 72% Sauvignon Blanc and 28% Chenin Blanc. The wine was left on the primary lees for an extended period before bottling. This helped to add more complexity and weight to the final blend. Food pairings: fried herb-crusted and panko trout, chickpea lentil pea and potato curry, pizza with pork sausage. Drink: 2019 - 2023 284588 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. May 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Du Colombier Chablis 2017, Burgundy A.C., France: Domaine du Colombier is a clean and crisp Chablis from the Burgundy wine region. Bright aromas of yellow apple, white florals and flinty minerality. Dry, medium-bodied with ripe apple, lemon zest and briny mineral flavours on the palate. Pair with oyster Rockefeller, fish tacos and calamari. Chablis food pairings: scallops with a sesame ginger dressing, grilled seafood, spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, cheese. Drink: 2019 - 2022 366419 12.5% XD 750 mL $28.95 Score: 90/100. May 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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