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Piazzano Chianti 2012 (Tuscany)
$14.95 (Vintages #393199)
Deep ruby-purple colour; spicy, dried cherry bouquet with an earthy note; dry, well extracted black cherry flavour; firmly structured. Good value.  ****½ (89)
Food match: tomato-based pasta dishes; gourmet pizza

Bodegas y Vinedos Ilurce Rio Madre 2013 (Rioja)
$14.95 (Vintages #354753)
100% Graciano grapes. Dense purple colour with a tea leaf and red berry nose; medium-bodied, dry, lean and sinewy; firmly structured and well made. Good value. **** (88)
Food match: paella; manchego

Wakefield Chardonnay 2013 (Clare Valley, South Australia)
$14.95 (Vintages #711556)
A gutsy Chardonnay at a great price. Pale straw colour with spicy, oaky, toasty nose of apple and floral notes; medium-bodied, flavourful, good mouth feel. **** (88)
Food match: blackened scallops; roast chicken

 

 

 

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