WINES OF THE WEEK

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Charles Smith Wines 2015 Kung Fu Girl Ries­ling

Washington State, United States ON $18.95 (394759) a great rep­re­sen­ta­tion of the flavour­ful and fruity style of Ries­ling made in Washington state, Kung Fu Girl was one of this year’s in­terVin gold medal­lists. Tart green ap­ple flavours mix with lime, flo­ral and earthy notes in this white that strikes the per­fect balance be­tween sweet­ness and acid­ity.

Louis M. Mar­tini 2014 Napa Val­ley Caber­net Sauvi­gnon

Cal­i­for­nia, United States ON $33.95 (232371) a gold medal win­ner at in­terVin, this is a big, bold red wine that comes across with a sense of el­e­gance. Well-bal­anced and struc­tured, it’s a solid red wine to serve or give as a gift dur­ing the hol­i­days. You’re get­ting a lot of bang for buck in this napa caber­net.

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