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Professor B’s June 21 Vintages Release Recommendations

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This release offers a good selection of white, red, rose, and sparkling wines plus a few spirits.

The selection consists mostly of wines around the $ 20.00 range.

Spirits

Dun Bheagan Clynelish Port Hogshead Finish 22-year-old Single Malt
This unchillfiltered Scotch offered typical slightly salty and seaweed flavours. A smooth whisky that would be an absolute delight to all who cherish unique flavours in their whiskies.
90/100
0371013 700 ml $ 220.95

Tomontoul 14 Year Old Speyside Single Malt, Glenlivet
Unchilfiltered
Seaweed, and imperceptibly low salty smells greet the nose. A delicate and smooth Speyside Scotch that connoisseurs would appreciate, and newbees could find interesting
92/100
0376228, 700 ml $ 116.95

Sparkling wine

Brut Rose Champagne, Billecart-Salmon, Champagne, France
Ripe black cherry, strawberry aromas dominate the nose. Excellent acidity, and balance with superb perlage.
92/100
0924670, 375 ml $ 56.95

White wines

L’Ame Forest Pouilly Fuisse, 2011, Eric Forest, Burgundy, France
Aromas of apples, pears, citrus, melons, and mineral dominate the nose. Rich and creamy mouth feel with a lot of complexity.
Excellent and long finish.
90/100
0301911, $ 31.95

Erbacher Marcobrunn Riesling Kabinett, 2008, Schloss Schonborn, Rheingau, Germany
Ripe peach and pineapple aromas dominate this fine Rheingau wine. In the mouth, this sweet wine shows its finesse, and elegance coupled with balance. A wine to sip and contemplate.
91/100
0928861, $ 21.95

Biel Vienayrds Inox reserve Charodnnay, 2010, Penisula Ridge wWinery, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada
Tropical ruit aromas waft out of the glass. The wien is unwooded. Int eh mouth, mectarine and apple falvours dominate. Good value. Enjoy with light foods.
90/100
0007328, $ 18.95

Also recommended

Reserve Cehnin Blanc, 2012, Ken Forrester, South Africa
88+/100
0231282, $ 17.95

Clos De La Tourelle Pint Blanc, 2009, Chateau Ollviller, Alsace, France
89/100
0377788, $ 16.95

Mountainview Riesling, 2009, Angels Gate Winery, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada
89/100
0373175, $ 16.95

Red wines

Rutherford Merlot, 2010, St Supery, Napa valley, California, U.S.A
Offers chocolate, cassis and black cherry aromas. Full bodied, richly extracted and powerful. Cellar for five to eight years for more refinement and elegance. Excellent and long finish.
92/100
0376939, $ 58.95

Pinot Noir, 2011, Dog Point Winery, Marlborough, New Zealand
Medium ruby-purple in colour. This wine smells of cherries, raspberries ands blueberries. Medium bodied. Layered fruit flavours with good acidity. Low intensity tannins hint for three to five years cellaring for extra refinement. Good with roast rack of lamb, or provimi veal stew.
91/100
0329672, $ 49.95

Chateau La Nerthe, 2011, Chateaufneuf-du-Pape.
Coted du Rhone, Ruby colour, accompanied by dark cherry and vanilla aromas suggest the rpesece of an extaroridnary wine. Ful bodied, layered, rich and balancwed. A wine to enjoy with deeply flavouresd fods i.e game stews, game roasts, grilled steaks.
92/100
0735407, $ 49.95

Also recommended

Zinfandel, 2012, Clos Du Val, Napa Valley, California U.S.A
92/100
0590216, $ 24.95

Reserve cabernet Sauvignon, 2011, Frei Brothers, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California, U.S.A
92/100
0038075, $ 23.95

Syrah, 2011, Chateau Ste Michelle, Washington, U.S.A
89+/100
0075515, $ 15.95

The Sack Shiraz, 2010, Magpie Estate, Barossa Valley, South Australia
90/100
0094078

Chateau Canteloup, 2012, Medoc, Bordeaux, France
90/100
0243923, $ 16.95

Reserva Rioja, 2008, Bodegas Muriel, Rioja, Spain
90/100
0276030, $ 19.95

Rose wine

La Forcadiere, 2013, Domaine Maby, Cotes du Rhone
90/100
0701318, $ 18.95

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3 Comments

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  2. Congratulations been a great article, especially for beginners …

  3. Thanks for the list. Iv actually have had a few of these selections, but I wanted to know the better options before wasting any money.

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