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Vintages Release August 16, 2019

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Vinessens Sein 2011, Alicante D.O., Spain: Tart, chary black fruit and lots of toasty oak and smoke on the nose and palate. Good acidity for tangy sauces and meat dishes. Food pairings: meat pizza, lasagne, rich tomato sauce and pasta. Drink: 2013 - 2019 391896 15% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Brancaia Riserva Chianti Classico 2013, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: This robust Sangiovese-based Italian red wine is smoky showing its roots in being matured n 16 months in oak barrels. There's a splash of Merlot in the blend. OTHER: The 2013 Chianti Classico Riserva hits all the high notes expected of this historic denomination. The wine is brimming with cherry fruit and luscious darkness with spice, leather and unsweetened chocolate. The blend is 80% Sangiovese and 20% Merlot, and the wine is aged in medium toast barrique (both new and neutral) for 16 months. Like the other successful interpretations from this classic vintage, this expression reveals an impressive sense of balance. If I had to make a 2013 Chianti Classico short list, this wine would be on it. Drink Date: 2017-2027. Score - 93 (Monica Larner, robertparker.com, Dec. 30, 2016). Chianti Classico food pairings: veal chops in red wine sauce, turkey tetrazzini, soft cheeses. Drink: 2017 - 2020 260802 14.5% XD 750 mL $38.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Irony Small Lot Reserve North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, North Coast, California, United States: Produced by Jay and Chris Indelicato, this Cab is dry, full-bodied and deep ruby in the glass with plum, black cherry, raspberry, mint and dark chocolate flavours on the palate. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hearty meat dishes, hard cheese. Drink: 2018 - 2024 25106 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Umberto Cesari Liano Sangiovese Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Rubicone, Emilia-Romagna I.G.T., Italy: Umberto Cesari Liano 2015 is a supple and lush, medium-plus-bodied red wine blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon wine grapes. The historic Umberto Cesari estate has been a major player in establishing the reputation of the IGT Rubicone appellation. Always a crowd-pleaser with layers of lush dark fruit, mocha, herbs and smoke. A great match for Mexican mole. Sangiovese Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: cheese stuffed tortellini with rich tomato sauce, veal parmesan, chicken stew and roasted vegetables. Drink: 2018 - 2024 225086 13.5% D 750 mL $27.95 Score: 87/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

M. Chapoutier Les Vignes De Bila-Haut 2017, Côtes Du Roussillon-Villages, Midi A.C., France: From famed producer, M. Chapoutier another fantastic vintage for Les Vignes De Bila-Haut 2017 and fantastic value. Wine grapes are grown organically and biodynamically for this zesty, full-bodied red blend of Syrah, Grenache and Carignan. Sensuous, flavourful to the last sip. look for dark berries, plums, spice and dried herbs on nose and palate. Well-structured and a pleasure to drink, Pair with grilled fennel sausages and sweet potato wedges. Food pairings: braised partridge, grilled chicken breast with cranberry and red currant sauce. Drink: 2018 - 2022 168716 13.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 91/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Ironstone Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Lodi, California, United States: Full-bodied and supple, Ironstone 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon is juicy with dark berry fruit, ripe black currant, vanilla and dark chocolate flavours wrapped up in campfire smoke from generous oak aging. Pair with grilled meats. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast gamebird stuffed with olives and wild mushrooms, crown roast of pork, lamb casserole. Drink: 2019 - 2025 537597 14.5% XD 750 mL $17.95 Score: 89/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Espino Carmenère 2017, Central Valley, Maipo Valley D.O., Chile: Love the smoky nose on this 2017 Carmenère from Espino. Full-bodied and savoury with dark cherry, black plum and smoky vanilla flavours on the palate. Enjoy with grilled ribs and chicken from the barbie. Carmenère food pairings: lamb cutlets, beef tenderloin, pork shoulder roast. Drink: 2019 - 2023 464412 13.7% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Osoyoos Larose Le Grand Vin 2015, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, V.Q.A., Canada: a rich and satisfying Bordeaux-style blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Malbec. Osoyoos Larose is produced by single-vineyard varietals and this vintage is beautifully lush, balanced and juicy with ripe dark berry, cherry, raspberry, plum, tobacco leaf and baking spice flavours on the palate. Finishing long and luxurious. Can easily cellar for 10 years to show its best. Food pairings: filet mignon, pork tenderloin, pizza, pasta, hard cheese. Drink: 2019 - 2024 626325 13.8% XD 750 mL $53.95 Score: 93/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sophenia Estate Malbec 2017, Tupungato, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina: A mouth-watering, structured Malbec with lots of, ripe black fruit wild herb and underbrush flavours on the palate. Great acidity for food. Tannins are firm. Pair with grilled game meats. Malbec vines are planted at an altitude of 1200 to 1400 metre above sea level. The wine is matured in French oak barrels for eight months. Malbec food pairings: radicchio and cold beet salad, lamb cutlets, beef tenderloin. Drink: 2019 - 2020 66837 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Gemtree Uncut Shiraz 2016, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia: A deep, dark, delicious Shiraz from the McLaren Vale, robust, rich red wine with dark cherry, berry, wild herb and menthol flavours on the palate aged in French oak barrels. Pair with a rare prime rib. Shiraz food pairings: lamb cutlets, hamburgers, black bean soup, cheesy pizza. Drink: 2019 - 2027 627844 14.5% D 750 mL $24.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Brotte Domaine Barville Châteauneuf-Du-Pape 2016, Rhône A.C., France: A classic Châteauneuf du Pape from Domaine Barville. Full-bodied, layered with ripe black fruits, wild herbs and baking spice flavours on the palate. Enjoy now and for the next 10 years. Châteauneuf-Du-Pape food pairings: rich stews, osso Bucco, roast chicken. Drink: 2019 - 2028 148841 14.5% XD 750 mL $55.95 Score: 93/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sister's Run Bethlehem Block Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Barossa, South Australia, Australia: Produced by Winemaker Elena Brooks, Sister's Run Bethlehem Block is a consistent crowd pleaser, well-priced for what it delivers. Ripe cassis, juicy dark fruit, dried herb flavours on the palate finishing long and satisfying. great balance of fruit to acidity. Enjoy with gourmet burgers. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hearty meat dishes, hard cheese, braised pork shanks with white beans, sizzling New York strip steaks. Drink: 2019 - 2025 360636 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Grgich Hills Zinfandel 2014, Napa Valley, California, United States: Another beautiful Californian Zin. Fragrant with ripe red berry, dark chocolate, dried tobacco leaf and earthy aromas on the nose. Dry, but mouth-coating juicy with dark berry, liquid cherry and dark chocolate flavours on the palate. Enjoy with BBQ chicken. Zinfandel food pairings: pasta, grilled meat, gourmet burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2022 903237 15.5% XD 750 mL $49.95 Score: 93/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Montes Alpha Pinot Noir 2016, Aconcagua Coast D.O., Chile: A full-bodied, Chilean Pinot Noir fragrant with aromas of ripe raspberry, cherry and smoky on the nose. Dry and juicy with ripe red berry, cherry, sweet spice and coffee and smoky vanilla flavours on the palate. Good acidity for food and tannins are silky. So delicious and so enjoyable now. Pinot Noir food pairings: planked salmon, roast chicken, pork tenderloin, pizza, beef. Drink: 2019 - 2023 143214 14% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tabalí Pedregoso Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Maipo Valley D.O., Chile: A beautiful, full-bodied Chilean Carmenère fragrant with rich dark plum and earthy florals on the nose. Juicy and mouth-coating with blackberry, blueberry and dark chocolate flavours on the palate. Pair with grilled pork or lamb chops. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: steak fajitas, hearty black bean soup. Drink: 2019 - 2024 569699 14% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Canonica A Cerreto Chianti Classico 2013, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: A rich and meaty Chianti Classico produced from mostly Sangiovese (with some Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot) red wine from the Tuscany wine region with vibrant acidity for food. Juicy and lush with ripe cherry, raspberry, plum, sweet spice and anise flavours on the palate. Great now and for the next 10 years. Pair with a meat-lover's pizza. Chianti Classico food pairings: meat ravioli, beef stew, roast chicken. Drink: 2019 - 2026 275867 14% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 91/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Addendum Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Napa Valley, California, United States: The robust and intensely flavoured 2014 vintage of this Fess Parker Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon features aromas of smoke, dried leaves, dark fruit, and mocha. Superb depth of flavour and length on the finish. This will also go the distance in the cellar. Decant 1-2 hours and enjoy with prime rib. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: prime rib roast beef, grilled venison filet mignon, roast goose. Drink: 2019 - 2028 10043 17.2% XD 750 mL $99.95 Score: 94/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Escondido Tempranillo 2016, Ribera Del Duero D.O., Spain: A bone-dry, savoury, full-bodied red with dark chocolate, ripe plum and blackberry compote with a long, smoky and rich savoury finish. Tempranillo food pairings: bison burgers, tourtière, roast goose. Drink: 2019 - 2023 132597 13.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Alta Vista Atemporal 2015, Albaneve Vineyard, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina: Produced by Alta Vista, a medium-plus-bodied, juicy red blend made with mostly Malbec with 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Petit Verdot adding more structure and depth to the wine. Look for ripe black fruit, dark chocolate, baking spices and smoky vanilla flavours on this vibrant red made for the barbeque. Food pairings: meat lovers pizza, gourmet hamburgers. Drink: 2019 - 2026 144352 15.5% XD 750 mL $22.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Schild Estate Shiraz 2016, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia: A juicy, great value medium-plus-bodied Shiraz with ripe black plum, cherry compote and baking spice flavours on the palate with a lingering ripe plum and dark cherry finish. Enjoy with a grilled sirloin steak. Shiraz food pairings: veal, roasted stuffed turkey, hamburgers, pizza, barbecued beef. Drink: 2019 - 2023 66555 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Le Grand Verdus Réserve 2016, Bordeaux A.C., France: A Bordeaux Supérieur red wine blend of 60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon. Earthy with dark plum, dark berry tart cherry, dark chocolate and baking spice flavours on the palate with a satisfying savoury finish. Food pairings: veal chops, barbecued veal chops in red wine sauce, strong cheese. Drink: 2019 - 2023 388330 13% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Königschaffhauser Steingrüble Pinot Noir 2016, Baden Qualitätswein, Germany: A vibrant and juicy Baden Qualitätswein Pinot Noir, zesty with ripe red berries, fresh cherry, incense and cedar spice flavours on the palate. Great acidity for food. Pair with veal-stuffed mushroom or butternut and shallot risotto. Pinot Noir food pairings: sweet-sour pot roast, spaetzle, red cabbage, frankfurters, goat cheese. Drink: 2019 - 2023 460410 12.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 89/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Villa Girardi Bure Alto Ripasso Valpolicella Classico 2016, Veneto D.O.C., Italy: A delicious vibrant Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore with juicy red berry, dark cherry, dried flowers, savoury herb and dark chocolate flavours on the palate. Tannins are firm and chewy so the wine could easily age in cellar for a three more years to mellow and show its best. But it is satisfyingly delicious now. Decant for two hours and pair with a prime rib roast Ripasso Valpolicella Classico food pairings: veal tenderloin, rich tomato sauce and pasta, roast rabbit. Drink: 2019 - 2030 161844 14% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Amastuola Primitivo 2015, Puglia I.G.P., Italy: A robust Puglian red wine, earthy with dark berry, underbrush and cedar spice aromas on the nose. Dry, zesty and spicy on the palate with black cherry compote, prune, fresh red berry and vanilla flavours. Produced from organically-grown Primitivo wines grapes. Tannins are firm and there is good acidity for food. Pair with herbed roast chicken. Primitivo food pairings: hearty stews, sausage cassoulet, gourmet burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2023 300004 14% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 91/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Le Cirque Grenache Noir Carignan Syrah 2015, Côtes Catalanes, Roussillon I.G.P., France: From the Côtes Catalanes, a zesty and robust Grenache, Carignan and Syrah red wine blend. Love the fresh dark berry, ripe plum, wild herb sweet spice flavours on the palate with a lingering soft smoky finish. So balanced and so good. Great now. Pair with a roast of pork. Grenache Noir Carignan Syrah food pairings: beef stew, roasted pork, gourmet burgers. Drink: 2019 - 2021 277079 14.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château de Nages JT 2015, Costières De Nîmes, Rhône A.P., France: Wow, what an interesting juicy, savoury mostly Syrah with 5% Mourvèdre all sourced from a single vineyard. Rich and fresh, 40% of the wine fermented with whole-clustered grapes adding fresh fruity flavours to this savoury full-bodied red smooth on the palate with dark berry, olive and grilled bacon flavours. What more could you want except a big juicy steak to go with it? Food pairings: cheese pizza, filet mignon, pork tenderloin. Drink: 2019 - 2024 736876 13.5% XD 750 mL $26.95 Score: 93/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Le Gravillas Sablet 2016, Côtes Du Rhône Villages, Rhône A.C., France: A full-bodied Côtes Du Rhône-Villages big and robust with dark cherry, dark berry, savoury herb, baking spice flavours finishing long with peppery-spiced on the palate. Pair with a rib eye grilled rare. Food pairings: slow-baked brisket, BBQ long beef ribs, venison steak. Drink: 2019 - 2024 78790 14% D 750 mL $15.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Best Value Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rosés

Joel Gott Rosé 2018, Central Coast, California, United States: A lovely, medium-bodied Californian rosé with aromas of strawberry, cherry and spice. Perfect for grilled chicken. Rosé food pairings: pan-fried pickerel, steamed shrimp with lemon butter. Drink: 2019 - 2021 668368 13.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 89/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

The Foreign Affair Amarosé 2018, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: From the Niagara Peninsula wine region in Ontario, Amarose is an appassimento-style rosé and there is a lovely concentration on this Pinot Noir and Chardonnay blend of ripe strawberries, rich berry compote and fresh herb flavours that is voluptuous and incredibly delicious. Great acidity for food. Pair with grilled salmon dishes. Amarosé food pairings: mild curry dishes, white turkey meat, fish tacos, salads. Drink: 2019 - 2021 388702 12.7% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 87/100. August 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Intersection Estate Winery Merlot Rose 2017, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: A lovely, vibrant BC rose made from the Merlot grape. Medium-bodied with racy acidity for seafood. Aromas of small field berries and cherries. Drink: 2018 - 2021 14.3% D 750 mL $16.00 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaines Ott Château De Selle Rosé 2018, Côtes De Provence, Provence A.P., France: A magnum-size, bone-dry, vibrant and light-bodied rosé with layers of ripe red berries, strawberry, smoke and soft orange citrus flavours on the finish. Perfect for a patio party. Domaines Ott is currently overseen by Champagne giant, Louis Roederer. Rosé food pairings: cold roast chicken, salads with goat cheese and fresh red berries, smoked trout. Drink: 2019 - 2021 490888 13% XD 1500 mL $112.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Maby La Forcadière Tavel Rosé 2018, Rhône A.C., France: Wow! This is a Grenache-based, mouth-watering, racy Tavel from the Rhone wine region. Dry but so juicy with vibrant red currant, raspberry and wild dried herb flavours on the palate. Chill enjoy with ham sandwiches or turkey burgers. Tavel Rosé food pairings: grilled chicken breast stuffed with ham and cheese, flattened Cornish hen with savoury dressing. Drink: 2019 - 2021 701318 14% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. August 2019. Top Rated Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tessellae Rosé 2018, Côtes Catalanes, Roussillon I.G.P., France: A light-bodied, bright rosé, fragrant with rose petal, ripe strawberries, stone fruit and dried herb aromas on the nose. This is a Mourvèdre and Grenache Gris blend juicy and zesty with ripe melon, stone fruit and Meyer's lemon flavours on the palate. So easy drinking. Chill and enjoy now with a picnic basket. Rosé food pairings: grilled sausages, antipasto, charcuterie and cheese. Drink: 2019 - 2021 450817 12.5% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 87/100. August 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château Val-Joanis Tradition Rosé 2018, Luberon, Rhône A.P., France: A heady rosé from the Luberon, vibrant with red berry, stone fruit, sweet spice and soft citrus zest flavours on the palate. Very versatile. Chill and pair with grilled shellfish, chicken, calamari or on its own. Rosé food pairings: grilled chicken breast, crab cakes and pesto sauce, smoked whitefish. Drink: 2019 - 2021 707281 13% XD 750 mL $16.95 Score: 89/100. August 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Château La Tour De L'évêque Rosé 2018, Côtes De Provence, Provence A.C., France: Produced by Régine Sumeire, a medium-bodied, bone-dry vibrant rosé with juicy red berry flavours, orange zest and a white pepper finish. Wine grapes are organically-grown, hand-harvested and fermented in stainless steel tank. Chill and enjoy with tapenade, quiches and herbed flatbreads. Rosé food pairings: pan-fried pickerel, steamed shrimp with lemon butter. Drink: 2019 - 2021 319392 13.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Malivoire Vivant Rosé 2018, Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Aptly named "Vivant" because this medium-bodied Pinot Noir Niagara rosé is vibrant and zesty on the palate. Lots for fresh strawberries, red berries, soft orange, honey and pink florals on the palate. Great length on this fresh PN. Pair with a beet and goat cheese salad. Rosé food pairings: soft herbal cheeses with dried fruit, strawberry and spinach salad with poppy seed dressing, fresh oysters or citrus poached shrimp. Drink: 2019 - 2021 498535 12.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 91/100. August 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Malivoire Wine Company Ladybug Rose 2017, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: It's no wonder that this is Ontario's most popular rose. Lovely light and lifted aromas of wild field strawberries on a sun-dappled afternoon. Dry and refreshing and mouth-watering. This is a Niagara blend of Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir and Gamay grapes. Pair with grilled seafood or chicken. Food pairings: hors d'oeuvres, pastas, pizzas, ham, poultry, salmon or trout. Drink: 2018 - 2020 559088 12.5% D 750 mL $16.95 Score: 92/100. August 2019. Best Value Rosé Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Sparkling Wine

Krone Brut Rosé Sparkling 2017, Tulbagh, Western Cape W.O., South Africa: Krone Cuvee Brut (2017) is a sparkling rosé blend of 85% Pinot Noir and 15% Chardonnay made in the traditional method form the Western Cape wine region. The blend rested 10 months on its lees to increase creaminess and structure. This bubble is elegant with floral, red berry and ripe red apple aromas on the nose, bone dry with a persistent small bubbles and creamy mousse on the palate. Rosé Sparkling food pairings: grilled salmon, seafood bites, spring greens salad. Drink: 2018 - 2020 130047 11.5% D 750 mL $18.95 Score: 87/100. August 2019. Best Value Sparkling Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Mer Soleil Silver Chardonnay 2016, Monterey County, California, United States: This Chardonnay made by Charlie Wagner of Napa Valley fame and was first produced in 2005. Mer Soleil Silver 2016 is a dry, full-bodied, unoaked Chardonnay from Monterey County. On the palate, tropical fruit and ripe orchard fruit come together with a soft citrus, crisp and clean finish. The opaque grey bottle is a nod to the stainless steel and cement tanks in which this wine is fermented and aged rather than oak barrels. Chill and enjoy now with grilled shrimp. Chardonnay food pairings: spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, lobster with melted butter poached whitefish in white wine sauce. Drink: 2019 - 2023 220343 14.8% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Old Coach Road Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand: This Nelson Sauvignon Blanc is so perfumed with passion fruit, grassy and lime zest aromas on the nose. A real sniffer with mouth-watering acidity for food, look for passion fruit, melon, citrus zest and lemongrass flavours finishing long on the palate. Chill and enjoy with fish tacos. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: cold chicken sandwiches, steamed mussels, seafood bites. Drink: 2019 - 2020 483495 12.5% XD 750 mL $21.95 Score: 89/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Pascal Jolivet Sancerre 2018, Loire A.C., France: A vibrant and juicy Loire Sauvignon Blanc with subtle lemongrass and lime zest aromas on the nose. Subtle on the nose, this Sancerre is powerful on the palate with crisp green apple, gooseberry, lime-lemon zest flavours with a mouth-watering flinty mineral finish. Don't even think about it, chill and enjoy it with grilled seafood and shellfish dishes. Sancerre food pairings: grilled shellfish, mussel hotpot, clams vongole. Drink: 2019 - 2022 264945 12.5% XD 750 mL $31.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Rombauer Carneros Chardonnay 2017, Carneros, California, United States: A luxurious Californian Chardonnay with aromas of Asian pear, golden apple and toasted almond. Perfect for chicken a la king. Chardonnay food pairings: roast Cornish game hens, grilled pork chops, buttered lobster rolls. Drink: 2019 - 2023 441089 14.6% XD 750 mL $64.95 Score: 91/100. August 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

J. Lohr Flume Crossing Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Arroyo Seco, Monterey County, California, United States: A bone-dry Sauvignon Blanc fragrant with white florals, with tropical fruit, fresh thyme, lemongrass and lime zest flavours on the palate, finishing long and flinty with mouth-watering acidity. Pair with artichoke and asiago cheese dip. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: Thai green curry fish, fresh oysters on the half shell, chicken and sage skewers, pan-fried freshwater fish. Drink: 2019 - 2021 418228 13.5% XD 750 mL $23.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Henri Ehrhart Riesling 2017, Alsace A.C., France: Love the nose on this Alsatian white wine with green apple, grapefruit, lime and mineral aromas. A fresh and juicy Riesling with ripe green apple, lemon-curd finish and mouth-watering acidity for grilled pork chops, smoke salmon or seafood canapes. Riesling food pairings: planked salmon, feta cheese, duck liver pate, spicy pasta dishes. Drink: 2019 - 2022 435073 12% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. August 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Porcupine Ridge Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Western Cape W.O., South Africa: A dry, full-bodied Sauvignon Blanc from the Western Cape wine region. The crested porcupine featured on the front label is a common sight in South African vineyards. Dry, medium-bodied with mouth-watering acidity, look for tropical fruit, dried pineapple, bell pepper, herbal flavours and grassy flavours on this smooth and lush Chardonnay. Pair with oyster poor boys. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: grilled calamari, vegetarian dishes, seafood and grilled Portobello mushroom, chicken and sage skewers, fresh tomato and basil salad. Drink: 2019 - 2021 126797 12.5% XD 750 mL $15.95 Score: 87/100. August 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Domaine Du Tariquet Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Côtes De Gascogne, Midi I.G.P., France: From the warmer wine region of Côtes De Gascogne in the Midi, a lush and layered Sauvignon Blanc rich with tropical fruit, spice, honey and dried herb flavours finishing long with a flinty minerality on the palate. Great acidity for food. Chill and pair with lobster bisque. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: fresh fish dishes, roast lemon chicken, veal scaloppini. Drink: 2019 - 2021 484139 12% D 750 mL $13.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Viña Cobos Felino Chardonnay 2017, Mendoza, Argentina: A toasty, full-bodied Chardonnay from the Luján de Cuyo appellation with aromas of ripe golden apple, pear, soft citrus and toasty on the nose. This is a dry and creamy Chardonnay with apple pie, sweet spice, lemon curd citrusy flavours on the palate with great acidity for food. A perfect pairing to roast chicken. Chardonnay food pairings: crab cakes with lemon sauce, seafood. Drink: 2019 - 2022 119099 14.5% XD 750 mL $19.95 Score: 92/100. August 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Joseph Drouhin Mâcon-Villages 2017, Mâcon, Burgundy A.C., France: A lovely, medium-bodied Burgundian Chardonnay fermented in stainless steel tanks to preserve fruit freshness. Match with roast chicken or turkey. Food pairings: roast chicken, pork Wellington, herbed quiches, onion tarte, salads. Drink: 2019 - 2024 356956 13% D 750 mL $22.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Marchand-Tawse Meursault 2016, Meursault, Burgundy A.C., France: A full-bodied, old world Burgundian Chardonnay, dry, elegant Meursault with bright apple, toasty nut, zesty citrus and leesy mineral flavours on the palate. The Chardonnay grapes four this wine are sourced from three vineyards with different solid type, the Narvaux vineyard, The Crotots vineyard and The Grand Charrons. Chill and enjoy now and for the next five years. Pair with roast chicken. Food pairings: black bean Asian dishes, lobster with melted butter, pork tenderloin, planked salmon. Drink: 2019 - 2023 285866 13% XD 750 mL $76.95 Score: 91/100. August 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Huntaway Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Fresh cut grass and tropical fruit aromas on this Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Dry, intense, herbaceous with passion fruit flavours on the palate finishing with zesty citrus acidity and a salty mineral finish. Nicely balanced. Pair with grilled saltwater fish dishes or fish tacos topped with guacamole and salsa. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: tuna steaks, swordfish, grilled whitefish. Drink: 2019 - 2021 536276 13% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Vitese Grillo 2017, Sicily D.O.C., Italy: A lovely, light-bodied, floral white wine from southern Italy's island of Sicily made from the Grillo grape. Perfect for seafood and shellfish. Grillo food pairings: grilled sardines, fish tacos, calamari, salads topped with fresh steamed shrimp. Drink: 2019 - 2022 645770 12.5% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Best Value White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Alain Geoffroy Beauroy Chablis 2017, Burgundy A.C., France: This is an easy Premier Cru Chablis to enjoy. Produced from Chardonnay wine grapes from 40 plus-year-old vines. Delicate aromas on the nose of lime, lemon and fresh pear, dry, medium-bodied with crunchy apple, mineral, lemon and lime zest flavours on the palate finishing zesty with a flinty minerality. Enjoy now and for the next five years with fresh steamed shellfish dishes. Chablis food pairings: oysters, grilled white fish, chicken, pasta with pesto sauce, avocado salad, mussels with a lemon-herb sauce. Drink: 2019 - 2024 733501 13% XD 750 mL $39.95 Score: 91/100. August 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Creekside Backyard Block Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Creek Shores, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: A zesty bone-dry Sauvignon Blanc from Creek Shores, Niagara Peninsula wine region. Have always loved the nose on this wine; the lemongrass, lime and green herbs are fresh and forward and this SB is intense and vibrant with apple, citrus, grapefruit and soft grassy flavours on the palate. Pair with a tuna ceviche. Wine grapes were cool-fermented to preserve the freshness. Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: chicken and sage skewers, fresh tomato and basil salad, oysters on the half shell, pan-fried freshwater fish. Drink: 2019 - 2021 341792 12.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 88/100. August 2019. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

Tenuta Roveglia Vigne Di Catullo 2014, Lombardy D.O.C., Italy: A fresh 100% Trebbiano di Lugana white wine, fragrant with white florals, white-fleshed stone fruit, lime-lemon citrus zest and though dry, a honeyed-flavoured finish. Well-balanced and well-done. Chill and pair with shaved cucumber, feta and fennel salad with a simple olive oil and lemon juice dressing. Food pairings: shellfish, pan fried cod fillets, oyster poor boys. Drink: 2019 - 2022 437004 13% XD 750 mL $26.95 Score: 90/100. August 2019. Top Rated White Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


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