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Kacaba Unoaked Chardonnay 2012 (Ontario)
$13.95 until June 23rd (then reverts to $14.95 – LCBO #326975)
Straw coloured, this medium-bodied wine has a floral, apple nose with a dry, red apple flavour. It's fresh and lively and nicely balanced by citrus acidity. It's a wine for quaffing on the dock or the patio or matching with tapas. **** (88)
Food match: aperitif; seafood salad

Domaine des Carteresses Tavel Rosé 2012 (Rhône)
$16.95 (Vintages #739474)
Deep pink or pale ruby in colour. Herbal, strawberry nose; full-bodied, dry and mouth-filling, very flavourful with watermelon and citrus flavours. **** (88)
Food match: barbecued chicken; ham

De Bortoli Gulf Station Pinot Noir 2011 (Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia)
$19.95 (Vintages #15511)
Ruby colour with a tawny note; elegant, raspberry nose; medium-bodied firmly structured with a tannic lift on the finish. ****½ (89)
Food match: duck breast; grilled salmon

 

 

 

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