Bleasdale Mulberry Tree Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Langhorne Creek, South Australia, Australia

Wine of the Week - BLEASDALEFrom Langhorne Creek, South Australia, Bleasdale's Mulberry Tree 2015 is a medium-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon with grapes sourced from the The Mulberry Tree Vineyard so named after a tree growing in the middle of the block of vines. Look for a juicy mix of red and blackberry fruit, currants, dark chocolate, blue florals and spicy oak flavours on the palate. Tannins are fine. This vintage was awarded Gold in the 2018 Langhorne Creek Wine Show and The National Wine Show of Australia. 2018.

  • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Sweetness: Extra Dry
  • Drink: 2018-2024
  • Luscious Lamb Wine
  • Price: $19.95
  • Score: 88/100
  • LCBO: 661892


Avalon Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 

Lodi, California, United States

Wine of the Week - AVALONAvalon 2016 is a full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon from the Lodi wine region with some Zinfandel and Petite Sirah splashed into it. Ripe plums, blue florals, toasty oak and smoke can be found on the nose, with a palate full of vibrant plum, blueberry, red currant flavours finishing with sweet spice and mocha notes. Pair with grilled meats.

  • Alcohol: 13.8%
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Drink: 2018-2024
  • Best Beef Wine 
  • Price: $18.95
  • Score: 88/100
  • LCBO: 684399


Jost Tidal Bay 2017

Nova Scotia, Canada

Wine of the Week - JOSTJost's Tidal Bay 2017 has a lovely nose of jasmine, honeysuckle with lime, lemon zest and soft citrus on the palate with a clean mineral finish. This is an off-dry white wine blend of 60% L'Acadie, 15% Muscat, Ortega and 10% Cayuga grapes from Nova Scotia's largest winery. Chill and enjoy as an aperitif or pair with fresh steamed shellfish.

  • Alcohol: 11%
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Drink: 2018-2020
  • Scrumptious Seafood Wine 
  • Price: $20.95
  • Score: 89/100
  • LCBO: 431783


Spinyback Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Nelson, South Island, New Zealand

Wine of the Week - SPINYBACKHerbal and very grassy with big mouth-watering acidity for a variety of dishes. Medium-bodied and food-friendly. Lime zested on crushed stones on the finish. Try it with vegetarian pizza or seafood. With every purchase of Spinyback Sauvignon Blanc (Waimea Estates' second label), you will be assisting in the conservation efforts to protect the Tuatara ("Spinyback" in Mäori protected by law in 1895), New Zealand's largest reptile -- a half-metre in length and so named for its distinct crest of spines along its neck and back is now only found on the outer islands. The 2017 vintage was awarded Gold at the 2017 New Zealand International Wine Show.

  • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Sweetness: Extra Dry
  • Drink: 2018-2020
  • Vital Vegetarian Pizza Wine
  • Price: $16.95
  • Score: 88/100
  • LCBO: 694737


Delaforce Ruby Port 

Douro D.O.P., Portugal

Wine of the Week - DALEFORCEA lovely ruby port at an amazingly great price! Fresh and young, yet also sweet and fortified. Aromas of cherry liqueur. Perfect for chocolate dishes. This fortified wine is aged for up to three years. No need to decant.

  • Alcohol: 20%
  • Sweetness: Sweet
  • Drink: 2018-2025
  • Divine Dessert Wine 
  • Price: $14.95
  • Score: 89/100
  • LCBO: 164608