Ok, one more special release, this time for my Ontario friends. This week's Vintages (LCBO) release is focused on Ontario wine, which I cannot comment on, but there are two awesome finds that I highly recommend:
1) 2003 Chateau Septy (Monbazillac): One my SW France wine favourites, this dessert wine is a stunning value, and just $9.99 for a half bottle! Ontario residents lucky enough to get a bottle of this need never eat cake again!
2) 2004 Bodegas Castano Hecula (Yecla): This is one of THE best wine values in the world. You MUST buy this by the case.
Other wines to think about:
2005 Elderton Tanatalus: a favourite Aussie winery for me based on quality and consistency.
2004 Yalumba Shiraz/Viognier: A great new world shiraz, and a great value.
2004 Altesino Rosso: They make a great Brunello, in a traditional style. This is worth a try.
(PS - Eden, please buy me some of the Septy, Hecula!)