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Peninsula Ridge Inox Chardonnay 2008 (Ontario)
$12.75 (LCBO #594200)
A bargain-priced unoaked Chardonnay. Inox is the French for "stainless steel." Straw coloured with a nose of minerals and apples; medium-bodied and round on the palate with dry, apple and pineapple flavours and a warm alcoholic finish **** (87)
Food match: tilapia; Caesar salad

Peninsula Ridge Merlot 2008 (Ontario)
$14.75 (LCBO #61101)
An easy drinking Merlot at an affordable price. Light ruby colour; aromas of plum and blueberry with a spicy note on the nose; medium-bodied, sweet fruit with a floral note; ripe, supple tannins. **** (87)
Food match: roast turkey; meat loaf

Château Haut Selve 2007 (Graves, Bordeaux)
$21.95 (Vintages #682369)
50% Semillon, 35% Sauvignon Blanc and 15% Sauvignon Gris. A very elegant wine. Straw coloured with a lime tint; well integrated nose of white flowers, green plums and new oak; rich elderberry and gooseberry flavours that linger on the palate with a crisply dry finish. ***** (90)
Food match: poached seafood; grilled pork

 

 

 

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