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Three wines from the Saturday April 27th Vintages release:

Prevedello Asolo Superiore Extra Dry Prosecco 2011 (Veneto)
$17.95 (Vintages #262881)
Restaurateur Franco Prevedello's own Prosecco. Almost water white in colour, off dry with white peach flavours, elegant and refreshing with good length. ****½ (89)
Food match: aperitif wine; grilled seafood

Wildass Red 2011 (Niagara)
$19.95 (Vintages #86363)
Stratus's second label. A blend of Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Tannat. The best Wildass Red yet. Deep ruby colour; a nose of cedar and red and blackcurrants; medium-bodied, dry well extracted fruit with a herbal note. ****½ (89)
Food match: lamb loin; mature cheddar

Château Tour de Calens 2009 (Graves, Bordeaux)
$19.95 (Vintages #321323)
A well-priced white Bordeaux. Deep straw colour with a spicy, toasty nose of apples; full on the palate, well balanced and forward. ****½ (89)
Food match: pork chops; roast chicken

 

 

 

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