LCBO Sale of the Week: April 10th



Sale $13.95, Regular $15.95
Discount (until April 28th): $2.00
Vintages # 553842 | 750 mL bottle

Tastes like: Seductive, easy-to-love soft plum, blackberry, cassis, mint, and earth with a grind of black pepper.
Pairs with: Serve with stew, snack foods, burgers, pizza, cheesy pastas (lasagna), hot dogs, lamb, grilled cheese & poutine with beef gravy. So, pretty much anything.
Good for: A little midweek treat. You made it to Wednesday! 
Alcohol: 11%
Drink: Now

Why we're drinking this
This is a damn good wine at a great price. It’s less the brutish beast we’re used to from Down Under and more of a refined and forthright reflection of a brilliant winemaking culture. Grapes love its drainage and it seems to impart a unique earthiness and a dusty, mineral quality. You will definitely want to barbecue with this one! For under $20, this wine is a keeper that will last a few years in the cellar. 

Tasting note
Velvety blackberries with wild strawberry, jammy blueberries, red berries and coffee, with a dry, vanilla/earth finish. Soft? You bet. Super smooth, medium-plus body, the ripest tannins ever, and a nice tip of acidity. There’s a little nerve here, which is nice to have. But still, softness is the groove.

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