Le Volte Dell' Ornellaia 2012   

Tuscany I.G.T., Italy

Full-bodied with black fruit and mouth-watering acidity. This is the second label of the Super Tuscan producer Ornellaia. This red wine is a blend of 50% Merlot, 30% Sangiovese and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. The wine was matured for 1 year in French oak. Decant for 1 hour and enjoy with prime rib.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Drink: 2014-2018

Best Beef Wine   

Price:  $29.95

Score: 88/100

LCBO: 964221


Bramare Malbec 2011   

Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina

A deeply powerful, concentrated and extracted red wine from Argentina's flagship grape Malbec, with aromas with black fruit, smoke and mocha-rich coffee. This wine was aged 18 months in French and American oak and wasn’t fined or filtered. Full-bodied, supple with a warm finish. Try it with grilled lamb tonight.


Sweetness: Dry

Drink: 2014-2019

Luscious Lamb Wine   

Price:   $45.95

Score:  92/100

LCBO: 123729


Opawa Pinot Noir 2010   

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Attractive tart black cherries and purple plum on the nose. Medium- to full-bodied with mouth-watering juiciness. Lots of layers of pleasure. Pair this red wonder with grilled tuna or salmon, as well as herbed chicken. Yum!

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Drink: 2013-2016

Plush Pork Wine   

Price: $17.95

Score: 90/100

LCBO: 295584


Magpie Estate The Sack Shiraz 2009   

Barossa Valley, South Australia

Full-bodied and seductive with lusciously ripe blackberries and black plums on the nose. Fills out on the palate with layers of hedonistic richness and dark fruit. Pair with hearty meat dishes.

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Drink: 2013-2015

Best Beef Wine   

Price: $22.95

Score: 92/100

LCBO: 94078


Willm Réserve Riesling 2013   

Alsace, France

Juicy with lemon brightness and lime and green apple underpinnings. So lovely and refreshing, mouth-watering but the acidity is balanced and just right for food like seafood, salads and shellfish.

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Drink: 2014-2018

Delightful Duck Wine   

Price: $15.95

Score: 88/100

LCBO: 11452