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Vintages Release August 2, 2019

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Berry Bros. & Rudd The King's Ginger Liqueur, Holland, Netherlands: The origins of this liqueur are intriguing. The Royal Physician to His Majesty King Edward VII ordered that it be made in 1903 for his highness during morning rides. Today, this fine ginger liqueur is produced by Berry Bros. & Rudd in the Netherlands. Pair with gingerbread or ginger cookies. Ginger Liqueur food pairings: dark chocolate nibs, chocolate ganache torte. Drink: 2016 - 2025 269407 41% S 750 mL $44.95 Score: 93/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Red Wine

Arrowood Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Knights Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: A full-bodied, rich, complex Californian red wine blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot and 4% Malbec grapes. Aromas of cassis and blackberry with toasty oak. Pair with a rare steak. Decant 1-2 hours. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: braised beef ribs, gourmet burgers, grilled smoky pork ribs. Drink: 2018 - 2030 570556 14.8% XD 750 mL $44.95 Score: 92/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Carpineto Chianti Classico 2016, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Carpineto 2016 is a medium-bodied, modern style Chianti Classico from the Tuscany wine region produced from 80% Sangiovese and 20% Canaiolo red wine grapes. Look for vibrant red cherry with savoury spice and dusty herb flavours on the palate. Carpineto was founded in 1967 by Giovanni Carlo Sacchet and Antonio Mario Zaccheo. Chianti Classico food pairings: linguini marinara, slow-braised lamb shanks with tomato and garlic, tomato garlic and clam sauce over penne. Drink: 2018 - 2024 356048 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Mission Hill Reserve Merlot 2016, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada: A cedary, savoury, juicy BC red wine made from the classic Merlot grape. Aromas of blackberries, dark plums, spice and smoke. Pair with grilled meats. Merlot food pairings: pulled pork, shepherd’s pie, gourmet burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2023 553313 14% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Angove Family Crest Grenache Shiraz Mourvèdre 2015, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: A full-bodied, intense GSM (Grenache, Shiraz, Mouvedre) red wine blend. Rich and smooth on the palate with ripe blackberry, blueberry, dark chocolate, savoury herb and nutty flavours. Tannins are velvety. Enjoy now and for the next three years. Wine grapes are hand-picked and fermented separately and then blended prior to bottling. Grenache Shiraz Mourvèdre food pairings: rare rib steak, roast leg of lamb, roast stuffed breast of veal. Drink: 2017 - 2021 534750 14% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Emiliana Coyam 2015, Los Robles Estate, Colchagua Valley, Chile: Coyam is a medium-plus-bodied red blend of Syrah, Carmenère, Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot, Malbec, Mourvèdre and Petit Verdot from Los Robles Estate. Lovely fresh plum, florals, smoked meat, pepper and ripe dark berries on the palate with a lingering mocha and vanilla finish. Enjoy with grilled meats. Food pairings: roast leg of venison with sautéed mushrooms and sweet onions, roast pheasant, fried wild rabbit on toast. Drink: 2019 - 2024 63891 14.5% D 750 mL $29.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gérard Bertrand Syrah Carignan 2016, Minervois, Midi A.P., France: A gorgeous, well-priced robust red wine from southern France. This is a full-bodied blend of Syrah and Carignan grapes. Aromas of dark fruit and toasty oak. Pair with hard cheeses and hearty meat dishes. Syrah Carignan food pairings: Indian dishes, beef, pasta, Swiss cheese, Tourtière. Drink: 2018 - 2022 952804 14% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Chateau Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Merlot 2016, Columbia Valley, Washington, United States: Savoury, juicy with dried herbs and wild dark fruit on the nose and palate. Robust and smooth Washington State red wine. Pair with prime rib. Merlot food pairings: rack of BBQ ribs, veal Porterhouse, grilled lamb, cheese. Drink: 2017 - 2022 408864 14.5% XD 750 mL $26.95 Score: 91/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Vivanco Reserva 2012, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: Full-bodied and savoury mostly Tempranillo red wine with 10% Graciano wine grapes giving the wine more freshness and acidity. From a warm vintage with ripe red berry, plum, sweet cake spice and savoury herb flavours on the palate. Oak is well-integrated. Enjoy now and for then next three years. Pair with wild rice stuffed Cornish game hens. Food pairings: grilled lamb chops, pork tenderloin Wellington, hodge-podge. Drink: 2019 - 2023 293431 14% XD 750 mL $29.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Napa Valley, California, United States: A youthful, medium-plus-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon with 80% Cabernet Sauvignon with the balance in Merlot, Petit Verdot, Malbec and Cabernet Franc. Fragrant with fresh blueberries, plum, wild herbs and dried floral aromas. Dry, juicy on the palate with fresh dark fruit flavours, mint and wild herb flavours. Tannins are firm. Nice now better in 2020. Good cellaring candidate for five to eight years. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: gourmet hamburger, braised short ribs, vegetable stew. Drink: 2019 - 2030 904532 14.5% XD 750 mL $69.95 Score: 93/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château La Verrière 2016, Bordeaux A.C., France: A full-bodied Bordeaux red blend of mostly Merlot with 15% Cabernet Sauvignon adding body and structure to this dry, robust and made for a grilled steak or beef bourgignon. Lots of smoky, spiced plum, savoury herbs and cassis flavours on the palate. Tannins are firm. Food pairings: coq au vins, beef bourguignon, cassoulet. Drink: 2019 - 2022 349274 14.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ortas Tradition 2017, Rasteau, Rhône A.C., France: A full-bodied 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre red wine blend produced by Cave de Rasteau. Look for fresh cherry, ripe plum, blackberry and cracked pepper flavours with a mouth-watering dark cherry finish on the palate. Tannins are firm. Pair with bison burgers topped with blue cheese. Food pairings: gourmet burgers, meat pizza, vegetarian lasagna, tortiere. Drink: 2019 - 2022 998716 14% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Yangarra Shiraz 2016, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: Produced by Peter Fraser, a robust single-vineyard estates Shiraz from the McLaren Vale region with 50% whole berries added to the destemmed fruit which was open-fermented with wild yeasts and matured in previous use French oak barrels. Spicy with smoked meat, cracked pepper, minty and dark chocolate flavours on the palate. A lot going on here. Pair with a smoked beef brisket. This single vineyard estate is situated in the cooler, elevated northeast region of the McLaren Vale with 12 individual blocks of Shiraz vines planted in ironstone and sand soils that overlie the ancient North Maslin Sands geological formation. Shiraz food pairings: hamburgers, steak, hearty meat dishes, hard cheese. Drink: 2019 - 2035 911974 15% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Trivento Golden Reserve Malbec 2016, Luján De Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina: Produced from 100% Malbec wine grapes. Dark purple in the glass with a rich nose of dark berry, underbrush and toasty oak aromas on the nose. Dry, medium-plus-bodied with ripe blueberry, plum, savoury herb and mocha flavours on the palate. Great now and for the next three years. Pair with grilled game sausages. Malbec food pairings: grilled sausages, venison steak, roast partridge. Drink: 2019 - 2022 588731 14.5% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Haut Selve 2015, Graves, Bordeaux A.C., France: A full-bodied, deep and dark, structured Bordeaux red, blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Youthful with fresh blackberry, toasty oak, smoke and wild herb aromas and flavours on the palate finishing with mouth-watering acidity and a tannic grip. Needs some time in cellar - about three years to start showing its best. Food pairings: cabbage rolls stuffed with beef rice and pimento, hamburger steak with wild mushroom and red wine sauce. Drink: 2019 - 2022 738120 13% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sons of Eden Kennedy Grenache Shiraz Mourvèdre 2016, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia: A juicy full-bodied Barossa red wine blend of Grenache, Shiraz and Mouvedre with sweet ripe raspberry, red berry, blackberry, spiced dark plum flavours, perfectly balanced acidity. Great now and for the next five years. Grenache Shiraz Mourvèdre food pairings: savoury herb-rubbed roast, roast duck, grilled game sausage. Drink: 2019 - 2025 558692 14.9% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 94/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Heartland Stickleback 2015, South Australia, Australia: Produced by Ben Glaetzer, a spicy, smoky and smooth, full-bodied red wine blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz with a pinch of Lagrein. Look for ripe dark fruit, savoury herbs and dark spice flavours on the palate. Pair with a grilled steak done rare. Food pairings: steak, cheeseburgers, roast boar, game burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2022 116574 14% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

d'Arenberg The High Trellis Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: A smooth and satisfyingly savoury Cabernet Sauvignon produced by d'Arenberg. Love the cedar spice and blackberry nose on this smoky red with dark berry, dark chocolate and sweet vanilla flavours on the palate. Bottled unfined and unfiltered. Pair with smoked and braised meats. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hamburgers, steak, hearty meat dishes, hard cheese. Drink: 2019 - 2025 943456 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Montirius Terre Des Aînés 2016, Gigondas, Rhône A.C., France: A full-bodied Gigondas red wine blend made from mostly Grenache wine grapes and 20% Mourvèdre fragrant with dark cherry, black pepper and spicy aromas on the nose, dry, mouth-filling with cherry liqueur, dried wild herbs and pepper spice flavours finishing zesty on the palate. Enjoy now and for the next five years. Food pairings: roast beef, roast duck, lentil and root vegetable cassoulet. Drink: 2019 - 2026 116079 12.5% XD 750 mL $51.95 Score: 93/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lange Pinot Noir 2015, Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States: Love this medium-bodied and supply Pinot Noir from wine grapes sourced in the Willamette Valley. Fragrant with earthy florals, sweet spice and ripe red berry fruit on the nose, elegant and rich with ripe strawberry, crushed raspberry and vibrant fresh cherry flavours on the palate. Tannins are fine. Ready to enjoy now. This winery was founded at the top of the Dundee Hills in 1987. This family-owned winery hand picks and sorts the grapes and the wine is made in small batches. Pinot Noir food pairings: veal schnitzel stuffed with wild mushrooms and herbs, gourmet hamburgers, cold turkey sandwiches. Drink: 2019 - 2020 367359 13.7% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 91/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Victor Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Lodi, California, United States: Wow. Love this full-bodied Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon with a fantastic backbone but hits with a juicy, dark fruit velvet hammer on the palate. Warming at almost 15% abv, but has the fruit to support it. Ripe dark berry, black cherry, savoury herb and pepper spice flavours with a lingering cocoa finish on the palate. Pair with a well-marbled rib eye steak. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled lamb chops, Asian chicken salad, pork tenderloin, hodge-podge. Drink: 2019 - 2023 438515 14.7% D 750 mL $21.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Koncho 2016, Alazanis Valley, Kakheti, Georgia: From Kakheti, a robust, full-bodied semi-sweet Georgian red made from the Saperavi grape with ripe dark plum, cherry, mocha and savoury herb flavours on the palate. Silky and smooth. Pair with grilled ribs and burgers. Food pairings: rich meat stews with dark plum and dark cherries, roast chicken, Korean style barbeque ribs. Drink: 2019 - 2022 445742 11.5% M 750 mL $15.95 Score: 87/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Glenelly Lady May 2012, Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa: A silky and sexy Cabernet Sauvignon with 10% Petit Verdot red wine blend from Glenelly. Rich, smoky and luxurious on the palate. Smoky ripe plums, dark berry and cracked pepper aromas on the nose. Full-bodied with blackberry, black currant, pepper and cedar spice flavours smooth on the palate. Well-balanced with tannins and a lingering anise finish. Enjoy now or hold for another three years in cellar. Food pairings: grilled game burgers, meat lover's pizza, bobtje. Drink: 2019 - 2025 480426 14.5% D 750 mL $34.95 Score: 91/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Le Ragose Ripasso Valpolicella Classico 2014, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: Intense Ripasso Valpolicella Classico with vibrant dark cherry, plum, fresh mushroom, savoury herb and spicy flavours on the palate. The Ripasso method adds to its richness, depth and flavour to the finished wine. The Corvina, Rondinella and Corvinone wine grapes for this vintage were sourced from Le Ragose's high-altitude, low-yielding vineyard. Ripasso Valpolicella Classico food pairings: hearty meat dishes, coffee-rubbed grilled chicken, steak. Drink: 2019 - 2022 991984 13.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 92/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gérard Bertrand Grand Terroir Les Aspres Syrah Mourvèdre Grenache 2016, Côtes Du Roussillon, Roussillon A.P., France: Produced by Gérard Bertrand, Terroir Les Aspres is a juicy and savoury red blend of Syrah, Mourvèdre and Grenache. Look for fresh red cherry, wild herbs and pepper spice flavours on the palate. Great acidity for food to pair with grilled game sausage. The wine aged nine months in oak barrels, a third new French oak. Enjoy now and for the next five years. Syrah Mourvèdre Grenache food pairings: roast leg of lamb, lamb liver and sautéed sweet onions. Drink: 2019 - 2025 413245 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Shingleback Davey Estate Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: A full-bodied and intense red wine blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Shiraz red wine grapes. Meaty with blackberry, savoury herbs, dark spice and smoky flavours lingering on the palate. Decant for to hours and enjoy now with a prime rib roast or hold for five-to-eight years in cellars. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: steak enchilada casserole, deep dish pizza and cheese pie, pan-fried goose breast with watercress. Drink: 2019 - 2028 444455 14.5% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 92/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Roux Père & Fils Saint-Aubin Les Frionnes 2016, Burgundy A.C., France: From one of the top producers in Saint Aubin, Les Frionne is a juicy Old World Burgundian Pinot Noir with a mouthful of ripe berry fruit, fresh red cherry with well-integrated oak flavours on the palate. Great acidity for food. Pair with roast chicken. Food pairings: roast chicken, fricassee rabbit, roast pork tenderloin. Drink: 2019 - 2023 527986 13% XD 750 mL $48.95 Score: 91/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Kenwood Vineyards Pinot Noir 2016, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States: Loving this Californian Pinot Noir with ripe, sweet cherry, ripe raspberry, vanilla and toasty oak flavours on the palate. Tannins are well-integrated, well-balanced acidity and food-friendly. Pair with a chicken Mirabella dish. Pinot Noir food pairings: veal tenderloin with mashed potatoes and green beans. Drink: 2019 - 2022 943225 13.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 87/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosés

Hacienda Lopez De Haro Rosado 2018, Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain: A vibrant Rosado produced from old-vines Tempranillo and Grenache wine grapes that were hand-harvested from vineyards at the base of the Toloño Mountains around the village of Sonsierra in the Rioja Alta. Floral on the nose with bright red berry, wild herb, soft citrus, spicy and mineral flavours on the palate. Chill and pair with a Paella dish. Rosado food pairings: grilled sausages, roast ham, salads, soft cheeses. Drink: 2019 - 2021 450775 13.5% XD 750 mL $13.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

La Cadiérenne Bandol Rosé 2018, Provence A.C., France: A medium-bodied, refreshing Bandol rosé wine blend of Mourvèdre, Grenache and Cinsault wine grapes. Bright ripe, strawberry, peach, wild herb and zesty soft orange citrus flavours on this picnic rosé. Pair with a charcuterie board. Bandol Rosé food pairings: salmon steaks, green salads with fresh berry fruit. Drink: 2019 - 2021 119453 14% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 91/100. August 2019. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Famille Perrin Réserve Rosé 2018, Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.C., France: Love this fresh reserve rosé produced by the Perrin family of Château de Beaucastel fame. Fresh with ripe strawberry, pink florals, wild herb and soft citrus flavours on the palate. Chill and pair with a patio and Sunday brunch. Rosé food pairings: salads, fruit, raw veggies and dip, sushi. Drink: 2019 - 2021 719062 13% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 89/100. August 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

13th Street Winery Pink Palette Rosé 2018, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A juicy Niagara rosé made from 100% Cabernet Franc wine grapes. Wild strawberry, ripe red raspberry, bell and white pepper spice aromas on the nose. Bright and zesty on the palate with crushed raspberry, bright cherry, light herb and white peppers spice flavours on the palate with a lingering soft citrus finish. So nice. Chill and pair with a smoked salmon, goat cheese and arugula flatbread. Rosé food pairings: charcuterie, pork or mushroom burgers, bean salads, salty cheeses like pecorino or asiago. Drink: 2019 - 2021 275834 12% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Königschaffhauser Vulkanfelsen Pinot Noir Rosé 2018, Baden Qualitätswein, Germany: A dry Pinot Noir Rosé Qualitätswein with wine grapes sourced from the Vulkanfelsen Weinberg or "Volcanic Rocks Vineyard" so named for the volcanic soils in that area. This is a zesty, fragrant PN with pink florals, bright cherry, raspberry aromas on the nose, wild strawberry, cherry, fresh red berry and soft citrus flavours that linger on the palate. Great acidity for food. Pair with veal schnitzel. Pinot Noir Rosé food pairings: turkey tetrazzini, turkey sandwiches, salmon burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2021 168237 12.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Planeta Rosé 2018, Sicily D.O.C., Italy: A medium-bodied, bright and zesty blend of Nero d'Avola and Syrah on this rosé. Fragrant with pink florals, fresh red berries, dry with fresh red cherry, wild strawberry and spicy flavours on the palate. Pair with BBQ pork ribs. Rosé food pairings: grilled salmon, tuna poke bowl, egg dishes. Drink: 2019 - 2021 111856 12% D 750 mL $17.95 Score: 92/100. August 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Janare Fiano 2017, Sannio, Campania D.O.P., Italy: Lovely white florals on this pretty, medium-bodied Italian white wine. Pair with seafood. Fiano food pairings: grilled fish, pasta vongole, crab cakes, smoked salmon bennies. Drink: 2019 - 2021 528786 13.5% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Lava Greco Di Tufo 2017, Campania D.O.C.G., Italy: Love the smoky minerality in this Italian white wine made from the Greco di Tufo grape. The vines are planted in volcanic soil. Aromas of white peach and lemon. Pair with shellfish. Greco Di Tufo food pairings: quiche, pasta Primavera, fish tacos. Drink: 2019 - 2020 631739 12.7% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Wakefield Winery Clare Valley Estate Chardonnay 2017, Clare Valley, South Australia, Australia: A lovely, full-bodied Chardonnay at a great value below $20 from Clare Valley Estate in South Australia. Balanced tropical fruit flavours with great acidity for food on this dry, cool-climate Chardonnay. Clearly a favourite and awarded Gold at the 2018 Best of Show Australia white at the Mundus Vini Spring Tasting 2018 and Gold at the 2018 China Wine & Spirits Awards. Chardonnay food pairings: turkey burgers, crab cakes, chicken breast, lobster in butter sauce, cheese. Drink: 2019 - 2022 711556 14% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Astrolabe Wines Province Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Astrolabe Wines Province 2017 is super refreshing with vibrant acidity and a grassy, green herb nose. On the palate, the Sauvignon Blanc is dry, medium-bodied with more lemon goodness, lime zest, white florals flavours on the palate with a zesty soft citrus finish. Chill and enjoy now with a green bean, avocado, spring onion and feta cheese quinoa salad. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: grilled shrimp, grilled chicken breast, vegetarian pizza, quiches. Drink: 2018 - 2019 10421 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 92/100. August 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

First Press Chardonnay 2015, Napa Valley, California, United States: Lots of butterscotch, caramel, vanilla smoke and hickory on the nose of this full-bodied Californian white wine made from Chardonnay grapes that's been generously oak aged. Pair with roasted chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: scallops with a sesame ginger dressing, grilled seafood, spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, beef bourguignon, breads. Drink: 2019 - 2021 199810 14.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 89/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Thornbury Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: A crisp, invigorating New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc with aromas of lemon peel, lime blossom and dried herbs. Vibrant acidity makes this perfect for vegetarian dishes and oysters. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: seared scallops, pan-roasted shellfish or mussels. Drink: 2017 - 2019 734798 13% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 92/100. August 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Bersano Gavi Di Gavi 2017, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy: From the Piedmont wine region. a bright and lime-crisp Gavi di Gavi made from the Cortese wine grape. Fragrant with white floral and lime aromas on the nose. Citrus zesty, vibrant on the palate with incredible acidity for food like rich, creamy seafood dishes, grilled scampi with drawn garlic butter. Right. Chill it up and enjoy. Gavi Di Gavi food pairings: steamed clams in lemon butter, mussels in their own juice, oyster hot pot. Drink: 2019 - 2021 999979 12.5% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. August 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Citra Ferzo Pecorino 2017, Abruzzo D.O.P., Italy: A zesty, zingy Italian white wine made from the Pecorinto grape. Notes of lemon zest and white florals. Pair with seafood. Pecorino food pairings: seafood Alfredo, grilled herbed chicken breasts, bouillabaisse. Drink: 2019 - 2020 573683 12.9% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ataraxia Chardonnay 2016, Hemel-En-Aarde Ridge W.O., South Africa: Produced by Kevin Grant who knows what he is doing with the Chardonnay wine grape and that is mostly to let it do its own thing. Great Chardonnay. Rich on the nose with ripe apple, mineral and citrus zesty aromas. Dry, ripe apple, citrus zest, flinty and mineral flavours on the palate. The Chardonnay is 100% barrel fermented and matured in French oak barrels from Burgundy. The wine saw some batonnage while it was in barrel. Chill and pair with fish tacos and crab cakes. Chardonnay food pairings: fish tacos, seafood Shepherd's pie, lobster bisque. Drink: 2019 - 2023 232967 13.5% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 92/100. August 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Macrostie Chardonnay 2016, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, California, United States: A medium-plus-bodied California Chardonnay with ripe peach, apple dumpling, buttery with nutmeg, allspice and toasty oak spice flavours smooth on the palate. Zesty finish with good acidity for food. Chill and enjoy now and for the next three years. Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, grilled pork chops, buttered lobster rolls. Drink: 2019 - 2022 244467 14.5% XD 750 mL $32.95 Score: 87/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Terre Stregate Svelato Falanghina Del Sannio 2016, Campania D.O.P., Italy: A lovely, medium-bodied Italian white wine made from the Falanghina grape. Zesty and mouth-watering with notes of lemongrass. Pair with seafood. Falanghina Del Sannio food pairings: grilled shrimp, fish cakes, seafood Shepherd's pie. Drink: 2019 - 2021 486076 13% XD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Framingham Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: A weighty, barrel-fermented, low-yield Sauvignon Blanc from the Marlborough wine region. Rich, with great structure from lees ageing, mouth filling and creamy with citrusy, dried pineapple, green herbs and pink grapefruit flavours on the palate with a lingering nutty finish from the lees ageing. Chill and enjoy. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: seafood stew, raw oysters on the shell, chilled steamed crab. Drink: 2019 - 2022 606848 13% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sergio Zenato Riserva Lugana 2016, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: Produced from 100% Trebbiano di Lugana (Verdicchio) with ripe peach, passionfruit, sun kissed straw, apple pie spice and bright citrus flavours on the palate, Medium-bodied with great texture, a delightful mouthful on the palate. Chill and enjoy. Food pairings: fresh fish dishes, roast chicken, veal scaloppini. Drink: 2019 - 2020 928218 13.5% D 750 mL $39.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Quinta Da Aveleda Loureiro 2017, Vinho Verde D.O.C., Portugal: The crisp, fresh 2017 vintage of the Loureiro Colheita Selecionada is light-bodied, refreshing and just 11.5% alcohol. Aromas of lime zest and lemon. The grapes are grown in various subregions. Pair with shellfish and seafood. Stunningly great value for this quality. Loureiro food pairings: grilled sardines, fresh steamed shellfish, herbed flatbread. Drink: 2019 - 2024 646067 11.4% D 750 mL $13.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gray Monk Estate Winery Riesling 2016, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: Lovely aromas of peach blossom, lemon zest and lime. This vibrant, off-dry BC Riesling woud be perfect for shellfish or seafood. Riesling food pairings: white fish, grilled prawns in a lemon-herb sauce, pork tenderloin. Drink: 2018 - 2023 273466 12.9% MD 750 mL $18.95 Score: 91/100. August 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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