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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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Wine of the Week for September 5, 2019

Château La Pirouette 2016 (Bordeaux) Deep ruby in colour; cedary, ripe plum bouquet with oak spice and a light floral grace note; medium-bodied, dry, bright, gently savoury flavours of ripe plum and cherry and milk chocolate. Well-balanced, nicely structured and … Continue reading

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Wine of the Week for August 29, 2019

Toro Bravo White 2018 (Verdejo, Sauvignon Blanc) (From La Mancha, Spain – $7.95, LCBO #10711) Palest lime in colour; very slightly smoky, grassy nose of ripe apple-lemon; medium-bodied, lemony, green plum and green fig flavours with tangy acidity. Tart but … Continue reading

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