Monasterio de la Viñas, Gran Reserva

MY RATING: 9/10 IN A NUTSHELL:  A full-bodied, robust, well-balanced, surprisingly delicious wine ORIGIN:  Spain (Aragon) VARIETALS: Garnacha, Tempranillo, Cariñena SAQ PRICE: $20.25 This is a wine I will definitely keep on buying. In terms of value, it punches higher than its weight and is sure to impress. It has a lovely deep colour. It…

Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc

MY RATING: 6/10 IN A NUTSHELL: An in-your-face Antipodean Sauvignon Blanc ORIGIN: New Zealand (Marlborough, South Island) VARIETALS: Sauvignon Blanc SAQ PRICE: $19.50 I was rather underwhelmed by this wine. OK, so I’m no longer the fan of Sauvignon Blanc that I used to be in my twenties (maybe I over-indulged?!); but still, I was…