OTTAWA -- > Chateau Ste. Michelle Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Columbia Valley, Washington, United States

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon is a silky, supple medium-plus-bodied Cab from the Columbia Valley, Washington wine region and excellent value under $22. Look for ripe blackberry, blueberry, pepper spice, fine herbs and juicy acidity on this easy-going Cab aged in French and American oak barrels. Founded in 1967, Chateau Ste. Michelle is the oldest winery in Washington.

Alcohol: 13.5%
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Drink: 2021-2025
Glorious Game Wine
Price: $21.95
Score: 92/100
LCBO: 269357

Trapiche Gran Medalla Malbec 2017

Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina

Trapiche Gran Medalla 2017 Malbec is a full-bodied, powerful and juicy Malbec with fleshy dark cherry, ripe blueberry, dark plum, cedar and savoury spice on the palate. Finishes spicy and smooth. Just outstanding.

Alcohol: 14%
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Drink: 2021-2024
Heavenly Hamburger Wine
Price: $27.95
Score: 95/100

Hahn Family Wines Pinot Noir 2017

Monterey, California, United States

A spectacular wine for the money. Wow. Aromas of cherry-berry on the nose and palate. Smooth. Pair with veal.

Alcohol: 14.5%
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Drink: 2019-2024
Remarkable Roast Chicken Wine
Price: $19.95
Score: 90/100

Domäne Wachau Terrassen Federspiel Grüner Veltliner 2019

Wachau Qualitätswein, Austria

Domäne Wachau Terrassen Federspiel 2019 Grüner Veltliner is a classic Gruner from Austria with zesty lime zest, lemongrass, ripe pears, grapefruit and tropical fruit flavours matched with mouth-watering acidity. Full-bodied and flavourable with fresh acidity for food. Pour with a stuffed pork tenderloin. Drink or hold.

Alcohol: 12%
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Drink: 2021-2024
Cool Creamy Cheese Wine
Price: $17.95
Score: 92/100
LCBO: 31534

Quails' Gate Estate Winery Rosé 2020

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada

Quails' Gate 2020 Rosé is a fresh and vibrant blend of Gamay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier with barely four hours of contact on the grape skins. A harmonious rosé, dry, elegant and fresh with red cherry, red currant, dried pink florals, fine herbs, soft and summery on the palate. So easy to enjoy. The Stewart Family settled in West Kelowna in 1908 to farm the land. In 1956, the family purchased the estate that now overlooks Okanagan Lake. The winery itself was founded in 1989.

Alcohol: 13.5%
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Drink: 2021-2023
Scrumptious Seafood Wine
Price: $19.95
Score: 92/100
LCBO: 275842