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LCBO Sale Pick of the Week

LCBO Sale Pick of the Week: Aug. 27

August 27, 2015

Rodney Strong 2012 Estate Pinot Noir (Russian River Valley, California) Sale $22.95, Regular $24.95 Discount (until Sept. 13): $2.00 LCBO - Vintages # 954834 | 750 mL bottle Tastes like: Red cherry, cranberry and blueberry — and a hint of oak. Pairs with: Fatty grilled things, especially with a bit of smoke. Good for: Fall barbecues and cooler evenings. Alcohol: 13.9% Drink: Now to 2019. Why we're drinking thisThe Russian River Valley in California is Pinot heaven, with a cooler climate and confluence of soil types perfectly suited to this fickle grape. There aren’t many places in the world where Pinot can achieve true greatness outside of Burgundy, but Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley is one such place. Rodney Strong...

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