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680 NEWS wine reviews, January 5–6, 2019

Vollereau Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne Here’s a well-priced champagne to lift your spirits if you’ve got the post-holiday blues. Vollereau Blanc de Blancs Champagne Brut – 100% Chardonnay grapes – is very pale in colour with an earthy, minerally, … Continue reading

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680 NEWS wine reviews, December 28–30, 2018

Jonty’s Ducks Pekin Red 2014 This past September I recommend a white wine from South Africa called Jonty’s Ducks Pekin White. Well, its sister red is now available in Vintages. Jonty’s Ducks Pekin Red 2014 is a tasty blend of … Continue reading

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680 NEWS wine reviews, December 21–23, 2018

Lakeview Vidal Icewine 2016 Ontario Icewine is the perfect Christmas dessert wine, sweet enough to complement mince pies and plum pudding. The best value you’re going to find is a 200 mL bottle of Lakeview Cellars Vidal Icewine at a limited … Continue reading

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680 NEWS wine reviews, December 14–16, 2018

Château des Charmes Brut For that pre-Christmas dinner toast, try a bottle of Château des Charmes Brut sparkling wine from Ontario. Until January 6th it’s priced at $22.95 in Vintages – a limited-time offer of $3 off its usual price. … Continue reading

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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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