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Banrock Station Shiraz Mataro 2007 (South Eastern Australia)
$10.95 (LCBO #555771)
Mataro is a synonym for Mourvèdre. Dense purple colour with a smoky blackberry nose and a floral top note; medium-bodied, fruity, soft, easy drinking with a spicy note. ***½
Food match: hamburger; hanger steak

Ferrari Brut (Alto Adige/Trentino, Italy)
$29.95 (LCBO #94607)
A worthy champagne substitute. 100% Chardonnay. Medium straw colour, active mousse; minerally, apple bouquet; elegant and light on the palate with a grapefruit zestiness. ****½
Food match: aperitif wine; oysters

Two Copper Cabernet Merlot 2006 (New South Wales, Australia)
$18.95 (LCBO #91736)
Dense purple colour; a nose of blackcurrants and vanilla oak; full on the palate with sweet blackcurrant flavours backed by lively acidity. Nicely balanced wine. ****
Food match: leg of lamb; duck breast

 

 

 

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