Consignment Wines

California

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Alexander Valley Vineyards Chardonnay 2006
Alexander Valley $12.95 375 mL
Spice box and pit fruit aromas drift off the glass of this full-flavoured medium-bodied Chardonnay. With just a touch of oak for structure and loads of zesty citrus flavours for balance, this is delicious. Full fruit flavours of pineapple and sweet melon are nicely juxtaposed with citrus tang to provide good balance and a refreshing experience. The finish is lengthy and fruit forward. Pair this with Chicken Fricassee. Order direct from Rob Elvy of Small Winemakers Collection at 613.530.0575. (VH)

France

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Domaine Lafond Roc-Epine 2006
AOC Côtes du Rhône $17.15
The highly perfumed nose emits tar and red licorice aromas while this fully flavoured red showers the palate with tangy cherry, sweet cassis and strawberry flavours. It offers deft balance, a lengthy and drying finish (from perceptible tannin) and a clean refreshing finish. An ideal food wine, pair it with spaghetti tomato frittata. Order direct from \n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it in the Ottawa area and Hobbs and Company elsewhere. (VH)