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Carmel Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2004 (Israel)
$15.35 (LCBO #613125)
This is a kosher product. Ruby colour with a nose of cedar and smoky blackcurrants; medium-bodied, dry, very Bordeaux in style; well made with a firm finish. ****
Food match: roast lamb; brisket

René Barbier Tempranillo Merlot 2004 (Spain)
$8.95 (LCBO #640193)
A bargain red. Light purple colour; fruity, plumy nose; medium-bodied, dry, well extracted fruit; simple and easy drinking but well structured. ***½
Food match: ham sandwich; pizza

Pelee Island Gewurztraminer 2004 (Ontario)
$14.95 (LCBO #622050)
Shows good varietal character. Medium straw colour; spicy, lychee nose; medium-bodied, aromatic with a touch of sweetness; good length. ****
Food match: Thai dishes; Munster cheese

 

 

 

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