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Vintages Release August 16, 2019

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Red Wine

Domaine Drouhin Oregon Pinot Noir 2016, Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States: From the Willamette Valley, Oregon, Domaine Drouhin Oregon 2016 is a lovely, silky red with Old World elegance. On the nose there are dried florals, violets and crushed red berry aromas. Drouhin brings their expertise in crafting aromatic elegance in Bourgogne to a region with the perfect climate for Pinot Noir. A great medium-plus-bodied Pinot Noir that with blue florals, earthy violets, ripe red cherry and raspberry flavours on the palate. Pair with veal. Pinot Noir food pairings: veal chops, grilled duck sausages, pork tenderloin, barbecued lamb sirloin, grilled carrot mash and spring greens purée. Drink: 2018 - 2025 11263 14% XD 750 mL $37.95 Score: 92/100. August 2019. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

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

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