Thursday, October 10, 2013
In-Store Discoveries Appearing on Shelves October 12, 2013
“ISD”s are In-Store Discoveries, these are wines that seem to just appear on the shelves of your local Vintages outlet. Finally the LCBO has allowed the media the opportunity to taste and review these wines.
14 wines are being released, here are scores for 5 of them.
Three-and-a-Half Plus Star Wines (*** ½+) …
Henri de Villamont 2011 Saint-Aubin Les Chamlots 1er Cru ($33.95 - #354324)) ... Burgundy, France
Four Star Wines (****) …
Jose Maria da Fonseca & Van Zeller 2003 Vintage Port ($24.95 - #0638924) ... Portugal
Bollinger Special Cuvee Brut Champagne ($40.95 - #234104) ... Champagne, France
Chateau de Beaucastel 2012 Coudoulet de Beaucastel Blanc ($33.95 - #048892) ... Rhone, France
Four-Plus Star Wines (****+) …
Alain Voge 2011 Les Chailles Cornas ($51.95 - #320127) ... Rhone, France
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