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Pierre Sparr Gewürztraminer 2007 (Alsace)
$16.10 (LCBO #373373)
A well priced Gewürz. Medium straw colour; spicy, rose petal and lychee nose – flavours that replicate on the palate; beautifully balanced with great length. ****½
Food match: Thai food; smoked salmon

Obikwa Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 (South Africa)
$8.95 (LCBO #665323)
Dense purple colour; smoky, cedary, blackcurrant bouquet; well extracted sweet smoky fruit with a tarry note. Easy drinking, fleshy and full-bodied and soft on the palate. ***½
Food match: BBQ burgers; smoked meat sandwich

Zig Zag Zin Zinfandel 2005 (California)
$18.95 (Vintages #39982)
Ruby colour with a spicy plum nose and hints of leather; medium to full-bodied with a firm structure and lively acidity. ***½
Food match: steak; ox-tail stew

 

 

 

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