Wines of the Week for April 5, 2018

Selbach Incline Riesling 2016 (Mosel)
$17.95 (Vintages #523928)
Very pale straw in colour with a hint of lime; lightly floral, citrus and mineral nose; light-bodied, just off-dry, elegant, grapefruit and apple flavours; lovely mouth-feel with lively acidity giving the wine great length to a firm finish. (89)
Food match: pork dishes; aperitif wine

Fabre Montmayou Malbec Reserve 2015 (Mendoza, Argentina)
$17.00 (LCBO #261867)
Dense purple black in colour; warm nose of cedar, toasty oak and black fruits with a light floral note; medium to full-bodied, dry, savoury, blackberry and black cherry flavours with fresh acidity. (88.5)
Food match: steak; aged cheddar

Gérard Bertrand Languedoc Syrah Grenache 2015 (Midi, France)
$16.95 (Vintagers #394288)
Deep purple in colour; cedary, spicy, herbal nose of blackberries; medium to full-bodied, dry, richly extracted, savoury-herbal flavour of blackberry and black plum; lively acidity with a firm tannic finish. (89)
Food match: chili con carne; pepper steak

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