If I Could Buy Only One – Sept 15th, 2018 VINTAGES Release

As part of our VINTAGES recap, we asked our critics: “If you could buy only one wine from this release – which one would it be and why?”

Our picks from the Sept 15th VINTAGES release:

David Lawrason:

This is absurdly good value and an absolute classic. No one argues that Alsace can make some of the worlds’ greatest white wines, but examples at the LCBO are woefully scarce. There are always a handful out there but usually the basic stuff from the larger producers and co-ops. When I am buying wines for my Fine Vintage WSET courses, and the French Wine Pro course (coming up Sept 22/23) I have the most difficulty finding great Alsatians. …


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