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680 NEWS wine reviews, December 7–9, 2018

Alamos Selección Malbec 2015 Argentina’s excellent Alamos wines are now distributed by E & J Gallo. Recently released at Vintages is their Alamos Selección Malbec 2015. Dense purple in colour, it has a cedary, earthy, spicy, plum bouquet with evident … Continue reading

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680 NEWS wine reviews, November 30–December 2, 2018

Wynns Coonawarra Estate Shiraz 2016 Barossa Valley is not the only region that produces great Shiraz in Australia. Coonawarra, perhaps better known for its Cabernet Sauvignon, also makes some very tasty Shiraz. Wynns Coonawarra Estate Shiraz 2016 is dense purple … Continue reading

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680 NEWS wine reviews, November 23–25, 2018

Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc 2017 Vintages recently released a South African white wine that’s worth your attention: Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc 2017 is pale straw in colour with a bouquet of apple and quince. … Continue reading

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680 NEWS wine reviews, November 16–18, 2018

Tedeschi Capitel Nicalò Valpolicella Superiore 2016 Valpolicella is Italy’s Beaujolais, but some notable Veneto producers such is Tedeschi can coax deeper, darker flavours from the tradition grape blend of Corvina, Corvinone, and Rondinella. Tedeschi Capitel Nicalò Valpolicella Superiore 2016 is … Continue reading

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680 NEWS wine reviews, November 9–11, 2018

Bodega Piedra Negra Gran Lurton Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Argentina is not all Malbec even though they virtually monopolize LCBO shelves. Bodega Piedra Negra Gran Lurton Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, currently at Vintages, does have 15% Malbec in … Continue reading

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