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Frazzitta Zibibbo Vino Liquoroso (N/V) (Sicily)
$14.95 for 750 mL (Vintages #990895)
Zibibbo is the Sicilian name for Muscat of Alexandria – made in port style (neutral spirits added to partially fermented juice). Golden copper colour; honeyed, burnt orange nose; full-bodied, lusciously sweet with a nutty finish. Great length. Great value. ****½ (89)
Food match: crème caramel; poured over vanilla ice cream

Domæne Gobelsburg Grüner Veltliner 2007 (Austria)
$14.95 (Vintages #965368)
Straw coloured with a bouquet of white pepper and white peach; medium-bodied, mouth-filling and dry with well extracted fruit;minerally mid palate, good length. **** (88)
Food match: asparagus; pork

Le Tobele Ripasso Valpolicella 2006 (Veneto)
$19.95 (Vintages #106914)
Deep ruby colour with an earthy cherry nose lifted by a spicy note; medium to full-bodied, dry, dark chocolate and dried cherry flavours; great balance. ****½ (89)
Food match: lasagna; grilled steak

 

 

 

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