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Vintages Release July 5, 2019

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Red Wine

Chateau Ste. Michelle Merlot 2015, Columbia Valley, Washington, United States: A blockbuster Washington Merlot from a strong vintage. Aromas of black cherry, spice and smoke. A splash of Syrah in this mostly Merlot wine adds a depth of black raspberry flavour and supple texture. Washington didn't suffer from the phylloxera root louse devastation so the vines are still planted on 100% vinifera rootstock and convey that typicity beautifully. Pair with grilled pork chops. Merlot food pairings: grilled pork chops, pork tenderloin, sausage-stuffed Portobello mushrooms. Drink: 2018 - 2022 486936 13.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 93/100. July 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

William Fèvre Saint-Bris 2017, Burgundy A.C., France: This is a stunning crafted Sauvignon Blanc from the little appellation of Saint Bris. No oak and very refreshing. There's only the one producer of this wine in Saint-Bris and not far from Chablis. Look for soft tropical fruit, white currant, gooseberry and lemon zest flavours finishing crisp and clean on the palate. Pair with pan-fried oysters on toast. Food pairings: ratatouille, grilled white fish with a lemon-dill sauce, squash soup, salad. Drink: 2019 - 2021 626523 12% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 87/100. July 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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