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LAVAU RASTEAU 2012 :: FRANCE
VINTAGES 394650 | 750 mL bottle | $19.95 | drink now or hold | 16.5 Jancis Robinson
Deep ruby with intense,beautiful and complex fruit and spicy aromas. Full-bodied, ripe, rich and balanced with great length. Enjoy it with Lamb chops or soft cheese, or on its own to enjoy all its complexity.
CHAKANA MAIPE MALBEC 2013 :: ARGENTINA
VINTAGES 93823 | 750 mL bottle | $14.95 | drink and enjoy now
Deep purple with complex plum, fig, strawberry, spices and floral aromas. Ripe and velvety tannins, excellent length and elegant to the finish. Pairs well with game, roasted red meats, pasta or pizza.
MORISFARMS MORELLINO DI SCANSANO 2012 :: ITALY
VINTAGES 992560 | 750 mL bottle | $19.95 | drink now| 2/3 Glasses Gambero Rosso
Loads of black cherry, raspberry, and licorice on the nose. Dry with juicy fruit, medium-bodied and a peppery finish. Very fresh tasting, easy to like and enjoy as an apéritif. A great match for mixed antipasti, grilled vegetables and salumi.
CSANYI TELEKI VILLÁNYI KÉKFRANKOS 2012 :: HUNGARY
VINTAGES 142133 | 750 mL bottle | $13.95 | drink now or hold
Full notes of candied strawberry, cherry, mulberry, and spice. Ripe and full and round on the palate, easy drinking. Slightly chilled as an apéritif or matched with roasts and stews.
LUIGI FRANCOLI GRAPPA NEBBIOLO :: ITALY
LCBO 384917 | 750 mL bottle | $33.95 | drink and enjoy now
Intense with ripe red fruit and a hint of sage and licorice. Finely structured, yet powerful and balanced presence on the palate. Pleasant sweet center with a touch of candied rose and Turkish delights on the finish. With olives as an apéritif or as a digestif.
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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 LA HAUTE FÉVRIE MUSCADET S&M SUR LIE 2013 :: FRANCE
VINTAGES 390625 | 750 mL bottle | $13.95 | drink now or hold
Fresh notes of citrus and sea breezes. Crisp and finely structured citrus layers throughout. Winner of LIGERS SILVER Medal at the 2014 Salon des Vins de Loire.
DOMAINE HAMELIN CHABLIS 1ER CRU BEAUROY 2011 :: FRANCE
VINTAGES 391805 | 750 mL bottle | $29.95 | drink now or hold | 90 Michael Godel, 90 David Lawrason, 90 John Szabo
Expressive and intense with white flowers and buttery citrus. Round, powerful and full with a fine mineral streak. Can be enjoyed with white meat, fish dishes and is recommended with cheese. SILVER MEDALIST at 2014 Concours des Burgundia.
CHÂTEAU ROUSSEAU DE SIPIAN CRU BOURGEOIS MÉDOC :: FRANCE
VINTAGES 246637 | 750 mL bottle | $29.95 | drink | 5 STARS + GOLD Decanter WWA
Bright garnet. Full of fresh cherry/berry spice, along with some earthy and rich coffee notes present. Elegantly-structured and enjoyable right now. Could be aged comfortably for several more years too. Works well with red meat, roasts, game.
GIACOMO MORI CHIANTI 2011 :: ITALY
VINTAGES 68858 | 750 mL bottle | $19.95 | 91 Ian d’Agata IWC
Bright ruby/garnet, clean with fairly intense notes of cherry, red licorice, candy, and spice, dry with fresh red and black berry fruit, medium bodied, nice and savoury, with berry and toffee replays on the finish, drinking very well now. Classic Chianti and great value, Antipasti a great match.