Top Picks from Vintages' October 23rd Release
Gonzales Byass Aspostles Palo Cortado Muy Viejo Solera Exclusiva
$25.95 (375 mL)
Orange-amber colour with a green olive rim; dried raisins on the nose;
nutty, rich, toasty and intense flavours, very elegant with great length.
Giuseppe Quintarelli Valpolicello Classico Superiore 1996 (Veneto)
One of Italys star producers. Dense ruby colour; spearmint, cherry,
vanilla oak; full-bodied, richly extracted, sweet cherry fruit, great
Penneyfield Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon "Craggs Creek"
2003 (Riverland, South Australia)
Dense purple; vanilla oak, cranberry; medium-bodied; sinewy red berry
flavour; well structured. A well-made wine, not dynamic but a little gem.
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