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It's that magical time of the year!
 
Celebrate the holidays in good spirits with our selection of Champagne, white, rosé and red wines from around the world.

Perfect last-minute gifts for friends, family and colleagues, look for these popular picks at the LCBO:
Moutard Père & Fils Grande Cuvée Brut Champagne
Champagne
VINTAGES#: 400432, $48.95 SHOP »»
The Moutard Père & Fils Grande Cuvée Brut Champagne is juicy and ripe, with toasty biscuit, baked apple, pear, citrus, and touches of honeysuckle and spice. Concentrated and intense. Drink through 2025.

Champagne Victoire Brut Rosé
Champagne
LCBO#: 16396, $46.35 SHOP »»
LIMITED TIME OFFER: SAVE $3.00 (until January 2, 2022).
"Bright deep salmon in colour with fine mousse, good acidity, a medium intense nose and a long length on the finish. This wine features cherry, strawberry, fuji apples, raspberry, pomegranate, cured meat, toasted almonds, yeast & cassis." - Edward Rasiulis, twilightwines.com

Studert-Prüm Maximinhof Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett 2019
Mosel, Germany
VINTAGES#: 970129, $23.95 SHOP »»
"Medium, clear yellow. On the nose, fine spiciness, apricot, some pineapple, ripe citrus fruit, grapefruit. On the palate, good balance between acidity and fruit sweetness, phenolics, apricot and peach. A harmonious, calm, elegant structured wine." Score: 90 Pts. - falstaff.com, November 23, 2020.

Southbrook Triomphe Organic Chardonnay 2018
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
VINTAGES#: 172338, $24.95 SHOP »»
This bright, lively, cheerful Chardonnay is sourced from select organic sites and growers across the Niagara Peninsula and fermented using wild yeasts. It's filled with generous, juicy apple, pear and peach, with a nice touch of spice and oak creating additional depth and complexity. Try it with butternut squash soup, goat cheese gnocchi or roast chicken.

Château de l'Escarelle Les Deux Anges Rosé 2020
Provence
VINTAGES#: 19902, $24.95 SHOP »»
"Pale pink. Although not massively expressive on the nose, this wine has powerfully intense fruit. Vibrant raspberries, cranberries and lingonberries behind barely ripe apricots and pears, with mouthwatering acidity and mineral core. A seriously delicious rosé, which combines fruity delicacy with extremely well-balanced, crisp and zingy acidity and structure. Organic. Drinking window: 2021-2023." Score: 92 Pts. - Elizabeth Gabay, MW, Decanter.com, Aug. 6, 2021.

James Bryant Hill Pinot Noir 2017
California
VINTAGES#: 19238, $17.00 SHOP »»
"Balanced and beautiful Pinot Noir. Ripe — but not too ripe — fruit plus earthiness plus spice equals engaging complex wine. A hint of sweetness in the finish." 
"Exotic spice and mushroom notes layer under silky cherry flavors, with a lovely, savory side." Score: 93 Pts. - Michael Apstein and Sara Schneider, criticschallenge.com, 2019.


Longford Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
California
VINTAGES#: 20725, $18.95 SHOP »»
In Monterey County, foggy mornings, plentiful sunshine and a long growing season allow for the development of fruit with great ripeness and intensity. This Cabernet gracefully shows off the elegance and generous, bright fruit tones for which the area is so loved. A wine that will enhance mid-week dining but has the substance and character for a more formal evening featuring grilled lamb.

E. Guigal Côtes du Rhône 2018
Rhône
VINTAGES#: 259721, $18.95 SHOP »»
LIMITED TIME OFFER: SAVE $3.00 (until January 2, 2022).
A fine intro to the wines of France's revered Rhône region. A classic blend of Syrah, Grenache and Mourvèdre grapes, with flavours of fig, licorice, tobacco and chocolate, with a floral note. A robust red to serve with beef stew, gourmet burgers or grilled tamari steaks.

Barone Ricasoli Rocca Guicciarda Riserva Chianti Classico 2018
Chianti
VINTAGES#: 943613, $21.95 SHOP »»
LIMITED TIME OFFER: SAVE $3.00 (until January 2, 2022).
"This is extremely fresh and perfumed with flowers, orange peel, cherries and hints of walnuts and Chinese spice. Some dried flowers, too. Medium-bodied with a very tight palate and ultra fine tannins that are polished and firm. Racy and long. Very structured and serious. Nice bitter citrus in the aftertaste." Score: 93 Pts. - James Suckling, jamessuckling.com.

Viña Magna Reserva 2016
Ribera del Duero, Spain
VINTAGES#: 491969, $79.00 SHOP »»
"It's worth a trip to Dominio de Basconcillos in Gumiel de Izán just for the view from one of Ribera's highest sites. Marrying Tinto Fino with 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Merlot, it's a richly oaked, well-balanced cuvée from an excellent vintage, with less tannin and power than the 2015, a core of fresh acidity and flavours of cassis, black cherry and sweet vanilla spice. Drink date: 2023-2031." Score: 95 Pts. - Tim Atkin, MW, timatkin.com, Ribera Special Report 2020/21.
 
These easy oven-roasted vegetables with balsamic vinegar and maple syrup are the perfect side dish for your Holiday dinner. Cranberries and pecans add a festive touch to this simple sheet pan recipe.
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🍷Serve with James Bryant Hill Pinot Noir 2017.
 
Impress your guests with a juicy Beef Wellington with red wine sauce. Perfectly tender beef wrapped in puff pastry makes an elegant addition to your Holiday table.
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🍷Serve with E. Guigal Côtes du Rhône 2018.
 
Same Day Pick Up” at select LCBO stores lets you skip the line, exercise social distancing and, best of all, it is a convenient way to shop for wine, beer and spirits.   

Follow these 4 easy steps:
1. Select a “Same Day Pick Upstore.
2. Shop and order products from this store.
3. Wait to receive confirmation of your order.
4. Drive up to the drive-through window, and you are DONE!

You will be back home to enjoy a lovely glass of wine in no time at all.
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