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Wines of the Week for March 24th, 2016

Jackson-Triggs Entourage Brut 2011 (Niagara Peninsula)
$19.75 (Vintages #234161)
Light straw colour with an active mousse; citrus and apple nose with a mineral thread; medium-bodied, dry, green apple, citrus and almond flavour; elegant with good length. A great buy at the price. ***** (90)
Food match: oysters; aperitif wine

Flat Rock Cellars Riesling 2014 (Twenty Mile Bench)
$16.95 (Vintages #43281)
Very pale colour with a hint of lime; minerally citrus nose developing petrol notes; off-dry, medium-bodied, honey and grapefruit flavours. Well-made and good value. ****½ (89)
Food match: pork dishes; Thai cuisine

Ascheri Barbera d'Alba 2014 (Piemonte)
$16.00 (LCBO #219790)
Deep ruby colour; cherry, plum and wood spice on the nose; medium-bodied dry and savoury with a sour cherry flavour; mellow tannins, well balanced with fresh acidity. Good value. ****½ (89)
Food match: pasta with meat sauce; gourmet pizza

 

 

 

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