Wines of the Week for April 26, 2018

Three wines to be released at Vintages on Saturday April 28th:

Flat Rock Cellars Chardonnay 2016 (Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment)
$19.95 (Vintages #286278)
Bright, pale straw colour; apple and citrus nose with a suggestion of oak and a light floral note; medium-bodied, dry, apple and lemon flavours; well-balanced with a long finish. (89)
Food match: salmon; roast chicken

Quarisa Treasures Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 (South Australia)
$17.95 (Vintages #552158)
Dense purple-black in colour; spicy, blackberry nose with a floral top note; medium-bodied, dry, fruity but firm with a clovey, tannic finish. (89)
Food match: lamb chops; roast veal

Piedra Negra Reserva Malbec 2015 (Uco Valley, Argentina)
$19.95 (Vintages #483909)
Dense purple-black in colour; cedary, black plum and cherry bouquet with a note of smoke medium t full-bodied, dry, earthy, black fruit flavours with a firm tannic finish. Hold 2–3 years. (89)
Food match: pepper steak; beef stew

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