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Garofoli Verdicchio dei Castelli Jesi 2010 (Marche, Italy)
$12.75 (LCBO #277293)
Pale straw colour; a nose of honey dew melon and citrus with a mineral note; dry, medium-bodied, well balanced melon and citrus flavours with a crisp finish. **** (88)
Food match: grilled seafood; smoked trout

Tommasi Vermentino 2010 (Maremma, Tuscany)
$12.95 (LCBO #272138)
Pale straw colour with a minerally nose of white peach and quince; medium-bodied, dry, elegant with good length. Fresh and lively on the palate. ****½ (89)
Food match: trout in almonds; Caesar salad

Altaire Sideral 2007 (Rapel Valley, Chile)
$26.95 (Vintages #660837)
A blend of 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Cabernet Franc and Syrah. Dense purple-ruby colour; savoury, blackcurrant nose which turns to intense, sweet blackcurrant on the mid palate with spicy notes, finishing satisfyingly dry. ****½ (89+)
Food match: rack of lamb; veal chop

 

 

 

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