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Vintages Release August 16, 2019

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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


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

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