El Gorú Monastrell Syrah Petit Verdot 2017

Jumilla D.O.P., Spain

Wine of the week - El GoruEl Gorú 2017 is a full-bodied red blend of Monastrell, Syrah and Petit Verdot produced by Bodega Ego from the Jumilla wine region in Spain. On the palate, juicy ripe plums, dark chocolate and peppery spice flavours with good acidity for food. Pair with grilled pork chops.

  • Alcohol: 14%
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Drink: 2019-2024
  • Best Beef Wine
  • Price: $13.95
  • Score: 88/100
  • LCBO: 443945


Nederburg Manor House Shiraz 2015

Western Cape W.O., South Africa

Wine of the week - NederburgThe South African Nederburg Manor red wine was named in honour of the Cape Dutch home built in 1800 on the winery estate by Nederburg's founder, Philippus Wolvaart. Manor House 2015 Shiraz is smoky on the nose with ripe berry and cherry aromas. Dry, smooth and silky on the palate with dark fruit, dark cherry, dark chocolate and spicy flavours. Superb value under $20. Pour it with a grilled Bavette steak.

  • Alcohol: 14.5%
  • Sweetness: Extra Dry
  • Drink: 2019-2023
  • Plush Pork Wine 
  • Price: $16.95
  • Score: 89/100
  • LCBO: 68775


Kew Marsanne 2016

Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Wine of the week - KewKew 2016 is a dry, medium-bodied 90% Marsanne and 10% Viognier white wine blend with grapes sourced from the Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment wine region. Zesty with ripe orchard fruit, marzipan, ripe peach flavours and a smoky, flinty finish. Pair with roast turkey. This vintage was awarded Gold at the 2018 National Wine Awards of Canada.

  • Alcohol: 13%
  • Sweetness: Extra Dry
  • Drink: 2019-2023
  • Delightful Duck Wine
  • Price: $19.95
  • Score: 91/100
  • LCBO: 485334


Emmolo Sauvignon Blanc 2015

Napa Valley, California, United States

Wine of the week - EmmoloCrisp and clean Californian white wine made from the Sauvignon Blanc grape by winemaker Jenny Wagner. Aromas of lime and lemongrass and chives. Pair with seafood.


Gonzalez Byass Nutty Solera Medium Oloroso Sherry

Jerez, Spain

Wine of the week - GonzalezLovely! You need to acquire a taste for sherry, but it's a lovely change from the usual. Nutty, warm aromas of roasted almonds and hazelnuts. It offers terrific balance with acidity. Try this well-priced sherry as an after dinner drink.

  • Alcohol: 20%
  • Sweetness: Medium
  • Drink: 2017-2020
  • Divine Dessert Wine
  • Price: $18.95
  • Score: 88/100
  • LCBO: 35204