The LCBO Vintages Release Sept 14, 2019 offers a chance to explore some aromatic whites, a high scoring Port and an interesting Vermouth. Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Release Sept 14, 2019”
Here are the highlights of the wines that I sampled at the media tasting for this LCBO Vintages Release. This is based on the sub-set of wines Vintages put on offer for review. The Best are the highest scoring based on my tasting experience. The Rest are the remaining wines I happened to review and include wines of interest and value.
Aug 31st, 2019 LCBO Vintages Release
France is the star of this release in general. If you are a fan of French wine and Bordeaux wines in particular you are in for a treat with this release. There are several good value Bordeaux blends on offer- some to drink now and a few to cellar. Continue reading “The Best and The Rest – LCBO Vintages Release Aug 31, 2019”
Four wines you might not want to miss from the LCBO Vintages Release Aug 31st, 2019. Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release Aug 31, 2019”
Ever try Marsanne? or Cabernet Franc? Here is your chance with the LCBO Vintages Release Aug 17, 2019. Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release Aug 17, 2019”
The LCBO Vintages Release for July 6, 2019 is a Chardonnay lover’s dream. with the Cool Climate Chardonnay feature. Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release July 6, 2019”
Sauvignon Blanc is the star of the LCBO Vintages Release May 11, 2019 with shining examples from the Loire Valley and New Zealand. There is also a Beaujolais that critics say ‘would embarrass many crus’…. at $16.95! Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release May 11, 2019”
The Feb 16, 2019 LCBO Vintages Release is full of amazing value wine, many from the featured Australian regions. You won’t believe how many mid 90 ratings are under $20!! There are also a Grand Cru Bordeaux and a Pouilly Fuissé for your cellar in the $35 range, which is a rare treat! Continue reading “The Wine Lover’s Picks LCBO Vintages Release Feb 16, 2019”
LCBO’s Vintages Release of Feb 2, 2019 is another opportunity to stock up on good value wines, including a Portuguese wine for $13.95 that ranked # 50 in the 2016 Wine Spectator Top 100! Wine Enthusiast’s #55 of Top 100 2018 is also on offer at $16.95.
The January 5th, 2019 Vintages release theme is good value wines. In order to do that they are featuring a combo of tried and true value regions along with some lesser known varietals from lesser known regions.
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