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”

The Best and The Rest LCBO Vintages Release Aug 17, 2019

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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 17th, 2019 LCBO Vintages Release

This release  includes a stand out Sparkling Crémant de Bordeaux for only $16.95 and an aged Riesling for  $19.95 that I thought would be twice as much. There is also a high scoring Bordeaux for $34.95 and an amazing Zinfandel  for $29.95.

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

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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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The Best and The Rest – LCBO Vintages Release July 20, 2019

Here are the highlights of the wines that I  tasted and reviewed from a sub-set of wines Vintages put on offer for review from the  July 20, 2019 LCBO Vintages Release.  The Best are the highest scoring  based on my tasting  experience.  The Rest are the remaining wines reviewed and include wines of interest and value. Continue reading “The Best and The Rest – LCBO Vintages Release July 20, 2019”

The Best and The Rest – LCBO Vintages Release July 6, 2019

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Here are the highlights of the wines that I  tasted and reviewed from a sub-set of wines Vintages put on offer for review from the  July 6, 2019 LCBO Vintages Release.  The Best are the highest scoring  based on my tasting  experience.  The Rest are the remaining wines reviewed and include wines of interest and value. Continue reading “The Best and The Rest – LCBO Vintages Release July 6, 2019”