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Wine of the Week for August 15, 2019

Angus The Bull Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 (Central Victoria, Australia) Deep ruby in colour; cedary, lightly floral, blackcurrant bouquet; medium-bodied, dry, savoury, plum and blackcurrant flavours carried on lively acidity. Well-structured, with ripe tannins. Great with steak. (89) (LCBO #602615, $18.95)

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Wine of the Week for July 30, 2019

Terredavino Barbera d’Asti 2017 DOCG (Piedmont) ($11.90, LCBO new non-Vintages release #629840) Deep ruby colour; faintly cedary, cherry nose; medium-bodied, dry, very elegant for the price; well-balanced, tobacco, red plum and cherry flavours with a fine mouth-feel. Has 13% alcohol … Continue reading

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Wines of the Week for July 5, 2019

Manissy Tavel Rosé 2018 (Rhone Valley) ($16.90, LCBO new non-Vintages release #234542) Deep salmon pink colour; light minerally nose of wild strawberries; medium to full-bodied, dry, strawberry purée flavour with just a touch of sweetness in mid-palate and a thread … Continue reading

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Wines of the Week for June 6, 2019

Arterra Special Edition Pinot Noir 2016 ($29.95, available at Wine Rack stores) Deep ruby colour; spicy, smoky, tarry nose of black raspberry with vanilla oak notes; medium-bodied, vanilla, black plum and black raspberry flavours; mellow tannins ending on a charred … Continue reading

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Wines of the Week for May 16, 2019

Cálem Curva Tinto 2016 (Douro, Portugal) Many of the Douro’s port houses are making table wines from the same grapes they use to produce Port. This is an example from Cálem. An equal blend of four of the primary port grapes … Continue reading

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