Louis Roederer Brut Premier Champagne   

Champagne, France

Astoundingly great Champagne, toasty, creamy and rich like a wealthy low-maintenance boyfriend. The best non-vintage champagne in the liquor store -- none other can compete with this quality. From the makers of Cristal (see rap songs).

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Drink: 2014-2018

Gorgeous Gift Wine   

Price: $68.95

Score: 92/100

LCBO:  268771


La Crema Chardonnay 2013   

Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States

A full-bodied, well-rounded, buttery wine with lovely balancing acidity and citrus fruit notes. Ideal for roast chicken or seafood with cream sauces, as well as lobster in butter. The Chardonnay grapes for this Californian white wine are a regional blend from vineyards in the Russian River valley. Finishes with nuances of fresh golden apple, pear and crème brûlée. 

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Drink: 2013-2018

Perfect Pasta and Tomato Sauce Wine   

Price: $39.95

Score: 91/100

LCBO:  67231


Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2012    

Sonoma County, California, United States

Solid producer of Californian Cabernet. Classic aromas of blackcurrant, cassis and toasty oak and mocha.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Drink: 2013-2018

Best Beef Wine   

Price: $12.95

Score: 88/100

LCBO:  706077


Casa Silva Los Lingues Gran Reserva Carmenère 2012   

Colchagua Valley, Chile

Tasty and savoury with dark toasty fruit. Full-bodied and smooth. Concentrated, intense aromas and flavours of black fruit dipped in racy, dark spices. There's an expansive peacock spread of flavours on the palate of glorious, fleshy fruit. A real wow wine.

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Drink: 2013-2017

Magnificent Meat Pizza Wine   

Price: $15.95

Score: 89/100

LCBO:  59477


Girard Chardonnay 2012   

Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States

Butterscotch and caramel on the nose, but not as full-bodied as expected on the palate -- more medium-bodied. Finished with toffee from oak aging. 

Alcohol: 13.9%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Drink: 2013-2017

Remarkable Roast Chicken Wine   

Price: $26.95

Score: 87/100

LCBO:  276675