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The following wines will be released in Vintages outlets on Saturday, April 4th:

Thorn-Clarke Pinot Noir/Chardonnay Brut Reserve Sparkling Wine (Eden Valley, South Australia)
$16.95 (Vintages #280925)
Don't miss this great value bubbly. Pale pink-gold in colour; a nose of cherries with a floral grace note. Medium-bodied, dry, easy drinking; creamy on the palate with a sour cherry flavour. ****½ (89)
Food match: aperitif wine; smoked salmon

Coyote's Run Red Paw Vineyard Pinot Gris 2013 (Four Mile Creek, Niagara Peninsula)
$16.95 (Vintages #116582)
Straw colour with a peach pit and menthol bouquet; richly extracted pear and citrus flavours, crisply dry and well made. **** (88)
Food match: grilled fish; Brie

Burrowing Owl Syrah 2011 (Okanagan Valley)
$39.95 (Vintages #73072)
This is a beautifully crafted Syrah from the southern part of the Okanagan. Dense purple-black in colour, it has a nose of cedar, smoke and blackberries with a herbal note. Dry, full-bodied and lively on the palate. Very much in northern Rhône style. ***** (91)
Food match: pepper steak; rack of lamb

 

 

 

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