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PATRICK LESEC CHATEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE GALETS BLONDS 2012 :: FRANCE
VINTAGES 78089 | 750 mL bottle | $56.95 | drink now or hold | 93 Wine Advocate
Perfumed, full-bodied, sensuous, with notes of black cherry, incense, lavender and garrigue. Excellent balance, elegance and great length.
GIACOMO MORI CHIANTI RISERVA CASTELROTTO 2010 :: ITALY
VINTAGES 180026| 750 mL bottle | $27.95 | drink now or hold
Dark cherries, plums, licorice, tobacco, menthol and spices. Complex and generous. Pairs well with braised dishes, steak, roast beef.
BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO PALAZZO 2010 :: ITALY
VINTAGES 660746 | 750 mL bottle | $64.95 | drink now or hold | 95 James Suckling
"Wonderful aromas of salt, savory dried meat and red fruits. Bacon, too. Full body with chewy tannins and a long, intense finish. It's like a tightly knit ball of cashmere thread. Superb. Made from four hectares of vineyards. Better in 2018." James Suckling
TRINITY HILL HAWKES BAY SYRAH 2013 :: NEW ZEALAND
VINTAGES 194274 | 750 mL bottle | $22.95 | drink now or hold
Notes of red berries, creme de cassis and licorice over hints of tar, damp loam and coffee grounds. Full bodied and concentrated on the palate, it has a good backbone of ripe tannins and crisp acid, finishing long and savory
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JEAN MAX-ROGER POUILLY FUMÉ LES CHANTE-ALOUETTES 2013 :: FRANCE
VINTAGES 391623 | 750 mL bottle | $28.95 | 90 Michael Godel, John Szabo
Very pale straw. Bright citrus and floral layers. Ripe and rich fruit, medium-bodied with a long crisp finish. Enjoy with oysters or as an apéritif.
DOMAINE GALAMAN FITOU 2013 :: FRANCE
VINTAGES 395467 | 750 mL bottle | $16.95 | drink now or hold | 90 Wine Advocate
Deep ruby, purple. Full ripe fruit and spice. .Rich, full and intense. Pair with lamb or beef stew, comfort food.
KILCHOMAN MACHIR BAY ISLAY SINGLE MALT :: SCOTLAND
LCBO 346338 | 700 mL bottle | $104.10 | drink and enjoy now
From Islay's farm distillery. Strong peaty aromas with a soft complex blend of mixed fruits. Hints of vanilla and rich tropical fruits with an intense sweetness. Fresh, peaty, with a long lingering finish.
JACQUART CHAMPAGNE BRUT MOSAIQUE :: FRANCE
VINTAGES 664672 | 750 mL bottle | $47.95 | drink and enjoy now
Aromas of fresh pear, fig and almond, with hints of orange blossoms. A light swirl of the glass brings out richer notes of honey and freshly baked bread. Fresh and supple. Full, with a long fruity finish.
TEELING SINGLE GRAIN IRISH WHISKEY :: IRELAND
LCBO 398669 | 700 mL bottle | $73.60 | World's Best Single Grain Whisky WWA 2014
Spice and fruit notes mingle with an underlying sweet nose. Strong spice at the start developing into lush red berries and grapes, with drying tannin effect at the end. Dry finish dominated by wood and spice.