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Wines of the week for February 2nd, 2017

Henry of Pelham Unoaked Chardonnay 2015 (Ontario)
Straw colour; leesy, apple, lemon peel with a light floral note; medium-bodied, dry, fresh and lively on the palate. Apple and lemony, good length. Great value. **** (88.5)
Food match: grilled trout; camembert

Verger St. Denis Pomme de Glace Original Ice Cider 2011 (Quebec)
$23.95 for 375 mL (Vintages #259275; release date Saturday, Feb. 4)
Fancy a change from Icewine? This apple-based product is bronze coloured with a high-toned nose of Calvados; medium-bodied, off-dry apple flavour; beautifully balanced with a creamy mouth-feel. Great tension between apple sweetness and citrus acidity, ***** (93)
Food match: apple desserts; Oka cheese

Torres Santa Digna Reserva Syrah 2013 (Central Valley, Chile)
$14.95 (Vintages #480905; release date Saturday, Feb. 4)
Dense purple in colour with a cedary, blackcurrant and tobacco nose; full-bodied with spicy-peppery flavours of sweet blackberry and tobacco leaf; good length with ripe tannins. **** (88)
Food match: pepper steak; truffled cheeses

 

 

 

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