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The Good Juice – On Vintages - May 26, 2018

Wine to Look for at the LCBO This Weekend! - COMING TO VINTAGES!

We have ten new wines releasing at the LCBO this weekend:

Click on the bottle image or product name below for LCBO stores near you.

BenMarco Expresivo 2015 +263517 $39.95

Aromas of blackberry, peppercorn tree, violet, mineral notes, balanced natural acidity and firm fine-grained tannins.

94 Pts - Decanter - Panel Tasting, October 2017

“Notes of strawberry and dark chocolate here. It feels concentrated and firm yet fine-grained, with beautiful juicy fruit and an alluring finesse on the finish. Drink 2017-2022.”
Susana Balbo Signature Malbec 2015 +79798 $19.95 – Wine of the Month

Chosen as Wine of the Month by Vintages, the 2015 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec has exploding aromas of blackberry, black cherry and blueberries framed by hints of spices and mint. This is a ripe and rich style of wine with a lingering velvety finish.

97 Pts - Phil Crozier, Decanter - Panel Tasting, October 2017

“Soft and round, with a gorgeous generosity and purity of fruit, heightened by a smack of acidity on the very considerable finish. Lovely.”

Susana Balbo Signature Rose 2017 +493130 $20.95

A lovely pale salmon pink colour and a fine florality, with hints of wild strawberry and cherry. It shows freshness and clarity, with crunchy acidity, redcurrant and strawberry flavours and a pithy, refreshing finish.

91 Pts - Vic Harradine,, May 21, 2018

“This medium-plus weight, textured Rosé offers aromas and flavours of herbs, spice, cherry and strawberry. It hits the palate full speed with a barrelful of juicy tang and fresh, crunchy, high-toned flavour from pie cherry, freshly sliced strawberry, savory herbs and piquant spice. There’s more of the same on the lengthy finish and aftertaste. This has the flavour, balance and heft to pair with roast chicken or turkey, pan-seared salmon or charcuterie board.”

Dandelion Lionheart of the Barossa Shiraz 2016, 375ml +358127 $13.95

Showcases lifted blue fruits, blood plum, ripe blackberries and Christmas pudding-like spice that flow out of the glass with spicy pepper, and hints of bramble and dark chocolate. Firm but fine tannins and dark chocolaty nuances continue throughout the lengthy palate with youthful finish.

94 Pts - James Suckling, July 17, 2017

“This is very decadent and rich with blackberry, spice, meat and earth character. Full body, dense and juicy yet always refined and fresh. Classy. Needs a year or two to soften. Screw cap.”

Montes Limited Selection Pinot Noir 2015 +37937 $14.95

Very fruity with sweet notes of strawberries and fresh cherries. Light forest-like aromas intermingle with a floral note. The very well-integrated oak lends elegance and complexity through lightly toasty aromas of hazelnuts and vanilla.

90 Pts - Natalie MacLean, December 9, 2017

“Juicy fleshy ripe cherry berry aromas and flavours on this delicious medium-bodied Chilean Pinot Noir. Amazingly great price.”
Pierre Sparr Cremant Brut Rose +39016 $19.95

Displays fresh aromas of soft red berries - predominantly strawberry & raspberry. On the palate, it is round and fruity with hints of peach. The flavours are intense, with lively acidity framed by a well-made structure and delicate bubbles.

90 Pts - Natalie MacLean, October 28, 2017

“Superb quality and taste for the price! Toasty with some field raspberry notes. Bone-dry and refreshing. Here's your summer party bubbly. Bring it on! A terrific producer and well-known in Alsace and around the world. This bubbly is made using the traditional champagne method from only pinot noir grapes.”
Chateau de Berne Terre de Berne Rose 2017 +278861 $17.95
– Wine of the Month

Delectable bouquet, with notes of red fruits (strawberry, raspberry, and redcurrant). Round, refreshing and perfectly balanced in the mouth, very smooth and agreeable, with notes of white fruit. It has a fruity and very long finish.

90 Pts - Vic Harradine,, May 21, 2018

“Spice and strawberry aromas introduce this well-balanced salmon-pink Rosé. It slides over the palate with spirited tang from orange rind and red grapefruit plus plenty of ripe fruit flavour—black plum, strawberry and red cherry—adorned with sprigs of herbs and a sprinkling of mixed spice. It’s nicely balanced with a tang-laden finish and aftertaste. Overall, it’s simply delicious. Pour with roast chicken, grilled salmon or deli platter.”

Lungarotti Rosso di Torgiano Rubesco 2014 +368548 $18.95 – Front Cover

A delicate bouquet, with good intensity, elegant complexity and with hints of pepper, cinnamon and tobacco. Background notes of red jam and violet are present. It evolves with fresh acidity, austere and balanced tannins.

91 Pts - James Suckling, October 20, 2017

“A more black-fruit-tinged nose with fresh blackcurrants, herbs, slate and minerals. Medium to full body, firm tannins and a fresh finish. Made from a blend of sangiovese and colorino. Drink now.”
Lungarotti Rubesco Riserva Vigna Monticchio Torgiano 2010 +51771

An elegant and complex bouquet that recalls sour cherries and violets, with refined woody notes (cocoa and coffee). It has a warm and velvety flavour, with slightly balsamic fruitiness. The finish is long with spicy closing notes of pepper and cloves.

95 Pts - James Suckling, November 10, 2016

“An elegant and beautiful wine with such precision and balance. Full-bodied, super silky and incredibly refined. This is one of the best wines of Umbria. Drink or hold.”
Argyle Reserve Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2014 +70623 $59.95

Aromas of sweet cherry and redheart plum, with a toasted, rich, earth nose. The tannins are firm, but rounded, with an underlying minerality which drives the mid-palate through the long finish.

93 Pts - Harvey Steiman, Wine Spectator, February 28, 2017

“Firm and refined, with baby powder—like tannins around the raspberry, strawberry, peach skin and hibiscus notes. Comes together harmoniously on a sleek and transparent frame, finishing long. Best from 2018 through 2024.”
  The LCBO inventory availability updates on May 24, 2018.

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