Wines of the Week for November 23, 2017

Three wines from Vintages, to be release Saturday, November 25th

Tawse Sketches of Niagara Riesling 2015 (Ontario)
$18.95 (Vintages #89029)
A very reliable Riesling in vintage after vintage. Pale straw in colour; spicy, minerally nose of honeyed grapefruit; light-bodied, off-dry, honey, grapefruit and lemon flavours that finish crisply, with good length. (89)
Food match: lightly curried dishes; Asian food

Domino del Plata Susana Blabo Crios Malbec 2015 (Argentina)
$14.95 (Vintages #162529)
Dense purple colour; spicy, plum nose with vanilla oak notes; medium-bodied, dry, fruity but firm. An easy drinking wine. (88)
Food match: pork ribs; hamburgers

Tessellae Old Vines Grenache/Syrah/Mourvèdre 2015 (Midi)
$18.95 (Vintages #343517)
Dense purple colour; cedary, plum nose; medium to full-bodied, dry, savoury plum and black cherry flavours; firmly structured with a silky mouth-feel. (89)
Food match: steak; beef stew

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