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

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.

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”

The Best and The Rest – LCBO Vintages Release Aug 3, 2019

Wine glasses filled for tasting

The Best and The Rest

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 3rd, 2019 LCBO Vintages Release

This release includes a variety of accessible Bordeaux wines covering a wide price range.  If you  are a fan of the dry, mildly fruity Provençal  style of rosé then you will find a good selection to choose from.  In the Sparkling category there is a chance to pick up a 1er Cru Champagne that won’t break the bank.

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