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LCBO Sale Pick of the Week

LCBO Sale Pick of the Week: Dec. 18

December 18, 2014

Penfolds Thomas Hyland Shiraz/Syrah (South Australia) Sale $18.95, Regular $21.95 Discount (until Jan. 4): $3.00 LCBO # 611210 | 750 mL bottle Tastes like: Ripe blackberries, sweet plum, a little earthiness and pepper. Pairs with: Red- or white-sauced pasta with bacon/pancetta, meat-lover’s pizza, veal sandwich with the works, chicken cacciatore. Good for: Bulking up for winter. Drink this: Now - 2017. Alcohol: 14.5% Why we're drinking thisThis wine has a lot going for it. Penfolds is a big name in Australian wine and has been for a long time—since 1844. Their Grange wine is one of the world’s most coveted labels. Though Australian wines have lost favour lately due to fashion, this wine remains spot on. It’s changed a bit over the years, due...

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