Gérard Bertrand Grand Terroir Les Aspres Syrah Mourvèdre Grenache 2016

Côtes Du Roussillon, Roussillon A.P., France

Produced by Gérard Bertrand, Terroir Les Aspres is a juicy and savoury red blend of Syrah, Mourvèdre and Grenache. Look for fresh red cherry, wild herbs and pepper spice flavours on the palate. Great acidity for food to pair with grilled game sausage. The wine aged nine months in oak barrels, a third new French oak. Enjoy now and for the next five years.

Alcohol: 14%
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Drink: 2019-2025

Luscious Lamb Wine  

Price: $19.95
Score: 92/100
LCBO: 413245

Le Ragose Ripasso Valpolicella Classico 2014 

Veneto D.O.C., Italy

Intense Ripasso Valpolicella Classico with vibrant dark cherry, plum, fresh mushroom, savoury herb and spicy flavours on the palate. The Ripasso method adds to its richness, depth and flavour to the finished wine. The Corvina, Rondinella and Corvinone wine grapes for this vintage were sourced from Le Ragose's high-altitude, low-yielding vineyard.

Alcohol: 13.5%
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Drink: 2019-2022

Best Beef Wine 

Price: $21.95
Score: 92/100
LCBO: 991984

Gray Monk Estate Winery Riesling 2016

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC VQA, Canada

Lovely aromas of peach blossom, lemon zest and lime. This vibrant, off-dry BC Riesling woud be perfect for shellfish or seafood.

Alcohol: 12.9%
Sweetness: Medium
Drink: 2018-2023

Plush Pork Wine

Price: $18.95
Score: 91/100
LCBO: 273466

First Press Chardonnay 2015

Napa Valley, California, United States

Lots of butterscotch, caramel, vanilla smoke and hickory on the nose of this full-bodied Californian white wine made from Chardonnay grapes that's been generously oak aged. Pair with roasted chicken.

Alcohol: 14.5%
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Drink: 2019-2021

Sensational Shellfish Wine 

Price: $24.95
Score: 89/100
LCBO: 199810

Königschaffhauser Vulkanfelsen Pinot Noir Rosé 2018

Baden Qualitätswein, Germany

A dry Pinot Noir Rosé Qualitätswein with wine grapes sourced from the Vulkanfelsen Weinberg or "Volcanic Rocks Vineyard" so named for the volcanic soils in that area. This is a zesty, fragrant PN with pink florals, bright cherry, raspberry aromas on the nose, wild strawberry, cherry, fresh red berry and soft citrus flavours that linger on the palate. Great acidity for food. Pair with veal schnitzel.

Alcohol: 12.5%
Sweetness: Dry
Drink: 2019-2021

Terrific Turkey Wine  

Price: $14.95
Score: 90/100
LCBO: 168237