OTTAWA -- > Montes Limited Selection Cabernet Sauvignon Carmenère 2017

Colchagua Valley D.O., Chile

Love the minty, lavender, ripe blackberry and blueberry aromas on this medium-plus bodied Cabernet Sauvignon and Carmenère red wine blend. Plushy on the palate with dark plum, blueberry and baking spice flavours. Enjoy with a grilled bavette steak.

Alcohol:  14.5%
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Drink: 2020-2022
Luscious Lamb Wine
Price: $15.95
Score: 87/100
LCBO:  292169

Black Tower Pinot Noir Dornfelder 2016

Rheinhessen, Germany

Simple but tasty German red wine made from the Pinot Noir grape, which is called Dornfelder in Germany, with some bright cherry notes and good acidity. Soft texture and light- to medium body. This wine has come a long way in quality since the 1980s. Pair with roast chicken.

Alcohol:  12%
Sweetness: Dry
Drink:  2016-2018
Remarkable Roast Chicken Wine
Price: $10.95
Score: 83/100
LCBO:  580118

Domäne Wachau Terrassen Federspiel Grüner Veltliner 2018

Wachau D.A.C., Austria

A classic Gruner Veltliner from Austria with zesty, lime zest, lemongrass, ripe pears and grapefruit flavours savoury, briny on the palate and matched with mouth-watering acidity. Pair with a sautéed, wild-mushroom stuffed pork tenderloin.

Alcohol:  12%
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Drink:  2019-2023
Scrumptious Seafood Wine
Price: $17.95
Score: 91/100
LCBO:  31534

Château des Charmes Cuvée Michèle Aligoté 2018

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

The 2018 Aligoté, Cuvee Michele is estate grown and bottled. Aligoté is one of two white wine grapes from Burgundy, the other being Chardonnay. This fresh, crisp white wine offers aromas of lime and white melon. Pair with fresh seafood.

Alcohol:  13%
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Drink:  2020-2022
Celebrated Chicken and Cream Sauce Wine 
Score: 89/100
LCBO:  296848

Croft Reserve Tawny Port

Douro D.O.P., Portugal

Attractive notes of toasted almond, figs and blackberry on this after-dinner fortified wine from Portugal. Enjoy with walnuts and cheeses.

Alcohol:  20%
Sweetness: Sweet
Drink:  2017-2022
Divine Dessert Wine
Price: $18.95
Score: 92/100
LCBO:  538983