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Bersano Castalunga Barbera d'Alba 2011 (Piedmont)
$11.95 (LCBO #348680)
Deep ruby colour; a nose of cherry with an earthy note; dry, medium-bodied with cherry and cherry pit flavours ending on a herbal note. Good acidity. Good value. ***½ (87+)
Food match: tomato-sauced pasta; pizza

Cono Sur Bicicleta Chardonnay 2012 (Chile)
$9.95 (LCBO #321448)
Straw colour with a spicy oak nose and aromas of sweet pineapple. Medium to full-bodied with lively acidity and a peachy-pineapple flavour. Great value. **** (88)
Food match: roast chicken; tuna salad

Château Pipeau 2009 (Bordeaux)
$35.95 (Vintages Essential #302018)
Merlot-dominant with 5% each of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Dense purple-black colour; a nose of cedar, blueberry and blackcurrant with a spicy, smoky oak scent. Medium-bodied, dry, savoury and well-structured. ****½ (89)
Food match: rack of lamb; veal chop

 

 

 

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