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CALCAGNO NERELLO MASCALESE FEUDO DI MEZZO 2011 :: ITALY
VINTAGES 408187 | 750 mL bottle | $34.95 | drink now or hold | 92 Wine Advocate
Lightish garnet colour. Intense, complex fruit, spicy and mineral aromas. Dried fruits complemented by mineral and volcanic notes on the palate. Excellent balance, elegance and great length. Enjoy it with veal, or soft cheese, or on its own to savour its complexity.
MAIPE MALBEC ROSE 2014 :: ARGENTINA
VINTAGES 409979 | 750 mL bottle | $15.95 | drink and enjoy now | Serve chilled.
Fresh red fruit bouquet. Juicy ripe raspberry, maraschino cherry and sunny red grapefruit on the palate. Balanced acidity. Dry and lingering finish. Pairs well with seared tuna and spicey Asian dishes.
DOMAINE J. LAURENS BLANQUETTE DE LIMOUX LE MOULIN :: FRANCE
VINTAGES 180323 | 750 mL bottle | $18.95 | drink now | Serve well-chilled.
Clean with candied fruit, citrus, floral and biscuit notes, tasty and balanced fruity layers. Perfect as an apéritif. Great match with avocado or salmon starters. Also delicious with a not-too-sweet apple pie. A great value sparkler which has wide appeal.
CHATEAU DE FONTENELLES CORBIERES CUVEE RENAISSANCE :: FRANCE
VINTAGES 148692 | 750 mL bottle | $19.95 | drink now or hold
Violets, black pepper, blackberries and herbes de Provence. Soft-textured, rich yet elegant and well-structured. Full of ripe and balanced fruit. Pairs well with grilled meats and traditional Mediterranean fare.
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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 | $89.95 | 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.
LUIGI FRANCOLI GRAPPA NEBBIOLO :: ITALY
LCBO 384917 | 700 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.
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.