The Best and The Rest Feb 8th, 2020 LCBO Vintages Release

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A few Rhone Valley stars in this release and a couple of rosés, including a Canadian, that will have you thinking forward to spring. Italy as always also makes a solid showing on the podium.

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.

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The Best and The Rest Vintages Release December 2019

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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.

The majority of these wines are available on Dec 7th. Some wines will be released throughout the month of December. The Dec 7th release has lots of good Sparkling wines. There is sure to be one that will fit your taste and budget.

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The Best and The Rest – LCBO Vintages Release Nov 23rd, 2019

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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.

Nov 23rd, 2019 LCBO Vintages Release

Italy and France dominate the podium in this release including an Italian Solaia that I have declined to score since several highly respected reviewers, far more experienced than I, have already awarded it 100 points!

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The Best and The Rest – LCBO Vintages Release Aug 31, 2019

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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”