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Wines of the Week for February 16th, 2017

Bouchard Père & Fils Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2014 (Burgundy)
($19.95, LCBO #605667)
A great introduction to the red wines of Burgundy. Ruby colour with a nose of raspberries and violets with a light oak note; medium-bodied, dry, with focused raspberry and cherry flavours carried on lively acidity. **** (88.5)
Food match: duck breast; grilled salmon

16 Mile Cellar Rebel Chardonnay 2012 (Niagara Peninsula)
($19.95, Vintages #485243, to be released Saturday, Feb. 18th)
A Gold medal winner at the Ontario Wine Awards 2016. Deep straw in colour with a green tint; apple nose with a spicy oak note; medium to full-bodied, dry, minerally, apple, orange and peach flavours; beautifully balanced with lively acidity. Rich and full on the palate with great length. ***** (90)
Food match: roast chicken; pork dishes

Domaine Costa Lazaridi Amthystos White 2015 (Greece)
($19.95, Vintages #984864, to be released Saturday, Feb. 18th)
A blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Assyrtiko. Pale straw colour; grassy, grapefruit zest nose with a light floral note; medium-bodied, dry, lemony, apple flavour with lively acidity and great length. ****½ (89)
Food match: grilled calamari, spaghetti alle vongole

 

 

 

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