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Domaine J. Laurens Le Moulin Brut Blanquette de Limoux (Midi)
$17.95 (Vintages #180323, Saturday April 26th release)
Bargain-priced sparkler. Straw colour with a nose of apples and apple blossoms with toasty notes in the background. Full on the palate and fairly complex with an energizing and crisp personality and toasty-nutty finish. ****½ (89)
Food match: aperitif wine; runny cheeses

Montes Limited Selection Cabernet Sauvignon Carmenère 2011 (Chile)
$14.90 (LCBO #292169)
Cabernet Sauvignon (70%), Carmenère (30%), spent 6 months in American oak. Deep ruby colour with an intense nose of cassis and vanilla oak. Rich and full on the palate with concentrated flavours of blackcurrant, coffee bean and smoky oak; spicy finish of ripe tannins. Great value. ****½ (89)
Food match: spicy lamb dishes; pepper steak

J. Bouchon Sauvignon Blanc Reserva 2011 (Chile)
$10.40 (LCBO #531749)
Good value here. Pale colour, almost water white. A nose of lanolin, grapefruit and green pepper. Medium-bodied, crisply dry with lemon and grapefruit flavours. **** (88)
Food match: grilled trout; seafood chowder

 

 

 

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