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Wine of the Week for October 17, 2019

Inniskillin Pinot Noir Montague Vineyard 2016 (Four Mile Creek, Niagara – $30.95, LCBO #997353 and in Wine Rack outlets): Bright ruby in colour; black raspberry and beetroot bouquet lifted with oak spice; medium-bodied, dry, elegant, beautifully balanced with a ripe … Continue reading

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Wine of the Week for October 10, 2019

Rusterberg Sauvignon Blanc 2018 (Stellenbosch, South Africa – Vintages #456020, $14.95) Very pale in colour with a lime tint; minerally, slightly reductive nose of cut grass and green apple with a light floral note; light to medium-bodied, crisply dry with … Continue reading

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Wine of the Week for September 26, 2019

Kono Sauvignon Blanc 2018 (South Island, New Zealand – $18.95, Vintages #441394): Very pale with a greenish tint; lightly reductive nose of cut grass, gooseberry and passionfruit; medium-bodied, crisply dry – almost tart – gooseberry and green plum flavours. Great … Continue reading

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Wine of the Week for September 19, 2019

Bouchard Père et Fils Mâcon-Lugny St. Pierre 2018 (Burgundy) ($21.95, LCBO #51573) Bright, pale straw in colour; minerally, lemon and green apple nose; medium-bodied, ripe apple and pear flavours carried on brisk citrus acidity. Great value and a versatile food … Continue reading

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Wine of the Week for September 12, 2019

Les Vignerons du Castelas Côtes du Rhône Blanc 2017 (Rhône) A serviceable blend of 50% White Grenache, 30% Roussanne, 20% Clairette. Shining white gold colour; minerally, lemony nose with a note of white blossoms; medium to full-bodied, dry, elegant, grapefruit … Continue reading

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