Wines of the Week for April 25, 2019

Robert Mondavi Chardonnay 2015 (Napa Valley; $29.95, Vintages #310409): Light straw in colour; toasty, spicy nose of peach and apple with a forest floor note; medium-bodied, dry, apple, lemon, pear flavours with well-integrated oak: very Burgundian in style, lovely mouth feel and long on the palate. (90)

Quinta Curvos de Loureiro Vinho Verde 2018 (Portugal; $12.95, Vintages #471284): Pale straw colour; minerally, lemony bouquet; light-bodied, crisply cry, green apple and lemon flavours. Fresh and frisky in the mouth. (89)

Henry of Pelham Speck Family Reserve Cabernet Merlot 2016 (Ontario; $39.95, Vintages #616433): Deep ruby in colour; lightly cedary and spicy nose of red plum and currants; medium-bodied, dry, fresh and lively with plum and redcurrant flavours carried on zesty acidity. (89)

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