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Fowles Wines Are You Game? Shiraz 2009 (Victoria, Australia)
$16.95 (LCBO #327320)
A little sister to Ladies Who Shoot Their Lunch Shiraz. Deep ruby-purple colour; savoury nose of black fruits, herbs and pepper; dry, full-bodied, spicy, licorice, blackberry and toasty oak flavours. Good value. ****½ (89)
Food match: BBQ meats; fresh parmesan

La Ferme du Mont La Truffière 2011 Côtes du Rhône Blanc 2011 (Rhône)
$15.95 (Vintages #234716)
A blend of Grenache Blanc, Viognier and Clairette: deep straw colour; spicy, tropical fruit nose with a floral note; richly extracted peach and melon flavours, full-bodied, with a star anise note. Good mouth feel. Good value. ****½ (89)
Food match: roast chicken; tuna

Calliope Sauvignon Blanc 2011 (British Columbia)
$19.95 (Vintages #258905)
Burrowing Owl's second label: very pale colour; floral, herbaceous, grapefruit nose with a vanilla note; full-bodied, green plum and citrus flavours with lively acidity. (89)
Food match: grilled fish; Caesar salad

 

 

 

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