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Ironstone Obsession Symphony 2012 (California)
$15.00 ($14.00 until September 15; LCBO #295931)
Pale straw in colour with an aromatic, spicy Muscat-like nose (the Symphony grape is a cross of Muscat of Alexandria and Grenache Gris); off-dry, grapey flavour of orange and cardamom; easy drinking, light on the palate with a faint spritz. ****½ (88+)
Food match: aperitif wine; Asian dishes

Tenuta S. Anna Cabernet Franc 2011 (Veneto)
$13.95 (LCBO #338368)
Ruby colour with a violet tint; smoky, red berry nose; dry, floral, cherry flavour, well-structured and medium-bodied with a firm finish. **** (88)
Food match: grilled meats; mature cheeses

Las Rochas Garnacha 2010 (Calatayud, Spain)
$15.35 (LCBO #269977)
Ruby colour with a tawny note; spicy, raspberry and vanilla oak on the nose; medium-bodied, sweet raspberry flavour with a lively acidic spine. Well-made with good length. ****(88)
Food match: lamb; grilled sausages

 

 

 

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