Reif Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2017

Niagara River, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

A complex, rich, dark and deep Niagara Cabernet with aromas of black fruit and smoke. Decant 1-2 hours and enjoy with a rare steak.

Alcohol: 13.5%
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Drink: 2021-2026
Heavenly Hamburger Wine
Price: $35.15
Score: 91/100
LCBO: 304162

McManis Petite Sirah 2019

Lodi, California, United States

McManis 2019 Petite Sirah is produced from sustainably, estate-grown grapes brought up in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Added to the Petite Sirah are splashes of Tannat and Teroldego. this is a deep, dark red, spicy and robust with earthy, ripe dark fruit flavours vibrant on the palate. The wine was aged six months in French oak barrels. Pour with burgers, ribs and chops from the grill.

Alcohol: 13.5%
Sweetness: Dry
Drink: 2021-2025
Luscious Lamb Wine
Price: $22.95
Score: 89/100
LCBO: 15101

Leth Ried Brunnthal 1Öwt Grüner Veltliner 2019

Niederösterreich Qualitätswein, Austria

Leth Ried Brunnthal 1Öwt 2019 Grüner Veltliner is a crisp, full-bodied Austrian Grüner with grapes sourced from the highest terraces of the Austrian village of Fels am Wagram. Fresh and inviting on the nose with ripe pear, orange blossom, pink grapefruit and white pepper spice flavours that linger on the palate.

Alcohol: 12.8%
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Drink: 2021-2023
Scrumptious Seafood Wine
Price: $25.95
Score: 94/100
LCBO: 12278

Quails' Gate Estate Winery Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay 2017

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

Quails' Gate Stewart Family 2017 Chardonnay is rich and mouth-filling with ripe golden apple, baked goods, nutty almond, lemon pudding, vanilla and smoky, toasty flavours silky smoooth on the palate, finishing oh soooo long. This Chardonnay is dry, elegant with refreshing acidity and can handle rich seafood dishes like lobster Thermidor but could go equally well with roast chicken.

Alcohol: 13.%
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Drink: 2020-2024
Harmonious Hard Cheese Wine
Price: $44.95
Score: 94/100
LCBO: 639641

Château Castagnac 2018

Bordeaux A.C., France

Château Castagnac 2018 is a great value 100% Merlot from the Bordeaux wine region and under $15. Dry, medium-bodied with ripe dark fruit, soft tannins and a lingering fruity finish. A nice Wednesday wine to go with steaks from the grill.

Alcohol: 13.5%
Sweetness: Dry
Drink: 2021-2025
Glorious Game Wine
Price: $14.95
Score: 88/100
LCBO: 19275