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 Jan 25, 2020 LCBO Vintages Release

Wine glasses filled for tasting

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.

France and Italy tend to be the stars of this release but there are some seriously good value wines from Australia and a number of wines under $20 that just missed the 90 point mark.

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