Top Picks from Vintages' July 10th Release
Kurt Darting Ungdteiner Herrenberg Riesling Spätlese 2002
Medium straw colour; honeyed peach and spice on the nose; light-bodied
but richly extracted, medium-sweet, well balanced with grerat length.
Jackson-Triggs Proprietor's Grand Reserve Meritage 2001 (British
$24.95 (# 643460)
The winner of gold medal for Meritage/Bordeaux-style blends at the 2003
Canadian Wine Awards. Dense purple colour; smoky cedar, chocolate, blackcurrant
nose; full-bodied, expressive fruit wrapped in ripe tannins. An impressive
wine for the price. *****
Ata Rangi Pinot Noir 2001 (Martinborough, New Zealand)
Deeply coloured with a high toned, sweet black cherry nose; full-bodied
and mouth-filling with flavours of black cherry and raspberry.
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