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Tawse Sketches of Niagara Riesling 2014 (Ontario)
$17.95 (Vintages #89029)
Pale straw in colour with a hint of lime; a nose of grapefruit and already developing petrol notes; medium-bodied, off-dry with honey, apple and lime flavours and good length. ****½ (89.5)
Food match: roast pork; Thai dishes

Creekside Estate Laura's Red 2012 (Ontario)
$19.95 (Vintages #117960)
A blend of six varieties. Dense purple colour with a spicy, cedary nose of black fruits; medium-bodied, dry, medium to full-bodied, firmly structured, earthy plum flavour with well-integrated oak and well-managed tannins. ****½ (89)
Food match: Coq au vin; lamb chops

Château Grand Moulin Vieilles Vignes 2012 (Midi, France)
$15.95 (Vintages #440842)
A blend of 40% Syrah with 20% apiece of Carignan, Grenache and Mourvèdre. Dense purple colour with an attractive nose of black fruits with smoky, herbal, animal notes; full-bodied, dry and savoury with a dark chocolate flavour tinged with dried herbs. Great value. ****½ (89.5)
Food match: pepper steak; hard cheeses

 

 

 

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