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Three wines from Vintages' release on Saturday, April 12th.

Bridlewood Pinot Noir 2012 (Monterey County, California)
$19.95 (Vintages #361824)
A well-priced California Pinot. Deep plum colour with a nose of violets, cherries and pencil lead; medium-bodied, dry, black cherry flavour with toasty oak. ****½ (89+)
Food match: duck breast; lamb cutlets

Tedeschi Capitel Nicalò Appassimento Valpolicella Superiore 2012 (Veneto)
$16.95 (Vintages #984997)
Dense purple colour; a bouquet of black cherries, roasted herbs and mocha notes; medium-bodied, sweet Bing cherry flavour with a floral grace note and a cherry pit finish. ****½ (89)
Food match: spicy pasta dishes; fresh parmesan

Loosen Bros. Dr. L Riesling 2012 (Mosel)
$13.95 (Vintages #599274)
Great value here. Pale straw colour; a minerally, floral nose of apple and honey; light-bodied, off-dry, well balanced with an apple skin flavour on the finish. **** (88)
Food match: pork dishes; mushroom quiche

 

 

 

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