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Wynns Coonawarra Estate Chardonnay 2003 (Australia)
$15.10 (General list)
Pale straw colour with a spicy, peachy nose filled out with smoky oak; medium-full-bodied, fruit-forward sweet melon and peach flavours with well-integrated oak that finishes with a smoky, lemony note. ****
Food matches: pineapple chicken, pork with apple sauce

Hillebrand Trius Cabernet Sauvignon 2002 (Ontario)
$14.95 (from the winery 1-800-263-8465, or home delivery from www.winerytohome.com)
Deep ruby colour; cedar, vanilla oak and currants; well balanced, medium-bodied, elegant, Bordeaux style with a firm structure and a tannic lift on the finish. ***½+
Food match: lamb chops, aged cheddar

Château des Charmes St. David's Bench Gewürztraminer 2003 (Ontario)
$19.95 (from the winery, or home delivery from www.winerytohome.com)
Medium straw colour; spicy, floral, Muscat-like; light-bodied, spicy, elegant, cardamom and orange blossom flavours, off-dry, nicely balanced with good varietal character. ****
Food match: Thai dishes, light curries

 

 

 

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