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Joseph Cattin Gewurztraminer 2009 (Alsace)
$16.95 (Vintages #224626)
For Gewurz lovers this is stellar value. Deep gold in colour with a green tint; spicy, lychee and rose petal nose; rich on the palate, fleshy and perfumed, sweetish mid-palate flavour with good length. ***** (90)
Food match: pork and apple sauce; Munster cheese

Stoney Ridge Simply White 2009 (Ontario)
$13.95 (LCBO #234476)
A blend of 92% Chardonnay and 8% Sauvignon Blanc. Pale straw in colour with a green tint, it has a leafy, green plum and apple nose. On the palate it's crisply dry with green apple, green plum and grapefruit rind flavours; it's well balanced and lingering on the palate. A well-made wine. ****½ (89)
Food match: seafood; goat's cheese

Henry's Drive Vignerons Morse Code Shiraz 2010 (Padthaway, Australia)
$12.95 (LCBO #207399)
A bargain-priced Shiraz from down under. Deep ruby colour with a smoky, savoury, herbal nose; medium-bodied, sweet blackberry and liquorice flavours, fruity on the palate and finishing dry, **** (87)
Food match: hamburgers; beef stew

 

 

 

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