St. Hallett Blackwell Shiraz 2012   

Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia

A full-bodied, richly concentrated Australian red wine with luscious aromas and flavours of fleshy black plum, blackberries and dark spice. Finishes with cracked black pepper. Pair with grilled steak.

  • Alcohol: 14.5%
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Drink: 2014-2018

Best Beef Wine   

  • Price: $39.95
  • Score: 90/100
  • LCBO: 535104


Trivento Amado Sur Malbec Bonarda Syrah 2012   

Mendoza, Argentina

This Argentine wine was matured for a year in oak. Bursting with aromas of black fruit, smoke and tar. This wine needs cellar time and decanting of 2 hours. Pencil led and black fruit on the finish. Try it with hearty meat dishes.

  • Alcohol: 14%
  • Sweetness: Extra Dry
  • Drink: 2015-2018

Heavenly Hamburger Wine   

  • Price:  $16.95
  • Score: 89/100
  • LCBO: 37036


Stoney Ridge Estate Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2010   

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

Crisp, clean with subtle notes of white grapefruit and white melon. Good aperitif.

  • Alcohol: 11.6%
  • Sweetness: Extra Dry
  • Drink: 2013-2015

Splendid Salad Wine   

  • Price:  $16.95
  • Score: 87/100
  • LCBO: 513705


Castello Monsanto Riserva Chianti Classico 2011   

Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy

Stunningly tasty with a wonderfully balanced medium- to full-bodied weight. Attractive aromas of violets, black cherries, dark spices and cigar box. Elegant and refined, yet expressive too. A terrific chianti to try if you're not familiar with this style of wine. Pair with hearty meat sauces.

  • Alcohol: 14%
  • Sweetness: Extra Dry: 
  • Drink: 2015-2020

Best Beef Wine  

  • Price:  $34.95
  • Score: 93/100
  • LCBO: 719864


Cannonball Cabernet Sauvignon 2012   

California, United States

Broad strokes of black cherry flavour here in this big Californian Cabernet. Full-bodied and loaded with fleshy black fruit aromas plus some herbal notes. Finishes pleasantly with mocha and oak. This Californian Cabernet would be perfect with strong farmhouse cheeses.

  • Alcohol: 13.8%
  • Sweetness: Extra Dry
  • Drink: 2015-2019

Best Beef Wine

  • Price:  $24.95
  • Score: 90/100
  • LCBO: 291666