Wines of the Week for April 19, 2018

Zenato San Benedetto Lugana 2016 (Veneto)
($18.95, Vintages #707158)
Bright, medium straw in colour. Minerally, green melon bouquet; medium-bodied, dry, ripe melon and lemon flavours. Well-balanced. This 100% Trebbiano di Lugana is actually related to the Verdicchio family! (89)
Food match: grilled fish; Ceasar salad

Cremaschi Furlotti Single Vineyard Carmenère 2015 (Maule Valley, Chile)
$22.95 (Vintages #549741)
Dense purple in colour with a cedary, red pepper and blackcurrant nose; medium-bodied, dry, well-balanced blackcurrant flavour with nicely integrated oak and a firm tannic finish. (89)
Food match: roast beef; steak

Villa Ponciago La Réserve Fleure 2015 (Beaujolais)
($19.95, Vintages #299917)
A very flavourful Beaujolais! Dense purple in colour with a spicy, cedary, blackcurrant and plum bouquet; medium-bodied, fruity and dry, cherry and red plum flavours. (89)
Food match: charcuterie; ham

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