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Three white wine recommendations from Vintages' Saturday, July 5th release:

Kuhlmann-Platz Muelforst Gewurztraminer 2012 (Alsace)
$18.95 (Vintages #168864)
Quintessential Alsace Gewurz from a warm vintage. Straw colour with a nose of ripe lychee and rose petals. Medium-bodied, sweetish, rose water, lychee, grapefruit and ginger flavours. ***** (90)
Food match: smoked salmon; Asian dishes

Alpha Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2012 (Greece)
$19.95 (LCBO #368464)
Straw colour; a nose of sweet grass and green plums; on the palate, a pure expression of the grape, medium-bodied, crisp and fresh with well extracted gooseberry, grapefruit and orange flavours and lively citrus acidity. ***** (90)
Food match: oysters; goat's cheese

Tawse Sketches of Niagara Riesling 2013 (Ontario)
$17.95 (Vintages #89029)
Water white in colour with a floral, grapefruit nose with a thread of minerality. Medium-bodied, off-dry, elegant with a lively spine of acidity. ****½ (89)
Food match: sushi; pork kebabs

 

 

 

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