Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release Aug 4, 2018

Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release Aug 4, 2018

The Aug 4, 2018 LCBO Vintages Release  is padded with 90+ scoring wines under $25. There are a number of high scoring good value Chardonnays, including a Burgundian Chardonnay hailing from very close to Pouilly- Fuissé and one from Leaning Post Wines who just were awarded a Platinum medal for one of their Chardonnays by the National Wine Awards of Canada.

Leaning Post was one of 3 Ontario wineries to win National Wine Awards Canada Platinum in the Chardonnay category  for their Leaning Post Chardonnay Wismer Foxcroft Vineyard 2015.  So –  not the Platinum winner on offer but I am curious to try the Leaning Post The Fifty Chardonnay 2015.

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Wine Picks LCBO Release Nov 11, 2017


You can tell the holiday season is approaching by the price tags in the Vintage release.  The French features in this release easily run $50 + topping out at $257.95 for a Super Tuscan. Because of the emphasis on richest of French, American and Italian wines, some of the best values in my target range (under $35.00) are Canadian! There is also a controversial Tuscan Red scored at 99 points for $28.95.   Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Release Nov 11, 2017”