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Amarone 2012 della Valpolicella Classico DOCG

Rugged tannins encase this wine’s rich fruit flavors, the red plum and baked cherry notes laced with vanilla and cinnamon. It finishes feeling warm and savory, ready for braised beef.

Date posted: August 15, 2018

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Pacific Rim Riesling "J" 2016

Light, simple and pure, with a scent of pineapple rind and flavors of spiced apple, this wine is zippy and half-dry.

Date posted: August 15, 2018

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Natura Carmenere 2016

With red fruit up front and herbal notes in the background, this is simple and focused on varietal character, achieving harmony between its herbal and fruity sides. Pair it with beef tenderloin.

Date posted: August 15, 2018

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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura 2013 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Notes of basil and celery seed accent this wine’s just-ripe dark-cherry flavors, creating a playful tension with the lively acidity. Two years in French oak barriques lent the wine notes of espresso and chunky tannins that need a few hours to soften in a decanter before serving with game off a wood-fired grill.

Date posted: August 15, 2018

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Castello Banfi Cum Laude 2014 Toscana IGT

Leans toward the herbal side, yet stays grounded by black currant and licorice flavors. The overall result offers a trim frame and mix of leaf and fruit notes. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese and Syrah. Best from 2020 through 2028.

Date posted: August 15, 2018

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