David Lawrason

David Lawrason
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There is no right or wrong about what wines you like, or how you enjoy them. But a critic should not reflect personal preferences. Helpful criticism is about knowing quality, rating it objectively and describing any wine based on tasting thousands of wines of all types. I have been doing that since 1986 for the Globe and Mail, Wine Access, Toronto Life and now WineAlign, the best vehicle yet created for comprehensive, democratic wine reviewing. I define quality as pure, balanced and generous expression of origin and winemaking intent - and I have met winemakers with both noble and crassly commercial intent. Price usually does reflect quality, but price should not be factored into ratings. What I can afford , or you can afford, has nothing to do with what the price should be. And finding and recommending the best value wines - at any price - is my mandate and my great pleasure. With WineAlign your chances of finding pleasure in very good wine at the price you can afford just got a whole lot better.

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Louis Bouillot Perle Rare Brut Crémant De Bourgogne 2014 Bottle Louis Bouillot Perle Rare Brut Crémant De Bourgogne 2014
Burgundy, France
178137
Review added: January 18, 2018
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$21.95 High
(1000+)V
Mar De Lisboa 2014, Vinho Regional Lisboa Bottle Mar De Lisboa 2014, Vinho Regional Lisboa
Portugal
536342
Review added: January 18, 2018
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$16.95 High
(1000+)V
Guadalupe Red 2015, Vinho Regional Alentejano Bottle Guadalupe Red 2015, Vinho Regional Alentejano
Alentejo, Portugal
336313
Review added: January 18, 2018
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$12.95 High
(1000+)V
Real Companhia Velha Evel Tinto 2014, Doc Douro Bottle Real Companhia Velha Evel Tinto 2014, Doc Douro
Douro, Portugal
190694
Review added: January 18, 2018
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$14.95 High
(1000+)V
Covela Edição Nacional Avesso 2015, Vinho Verde Bottle Covela Edição Nacional Avesso 2015, Vinho Verde
Vinho Verde, Portugal
524868
Review added: January 18, 2018
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$17.95 High
(1000+)V
Delaforce Alvarinho 2015, Vinho Regional Duriense Bottle Delaforce Alvarinho 2015, Vinho Regional Duriense
Douro, Portugal
523654
Review added: January 18, 2018
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$16.95 High
(1000+)V
Emiliana Organic Brut Sparkling, Charmat Method, Casablanca Valley, Chile Bottle Emiliana Organic Brut Sparkling, Charmat Method, Casablanca Valley, Chile
Casablanca Valley, Chile
536607
Review added: January 18, 2018
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$17.95 High
(1000+)V
Quinta Do Valdoeiro Tinto 2012, Doc Bairrada Bottle Quinta Do Valdoeiro Tinto 2012, Doc Bairrada
Portugal
39222
Review added: January 18, 2018
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$16.95 High
(1000+)V
Simi Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County Bottle Simi Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County
California, Usa
25221
Review added: January 18, 2018
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$22.95 High
(1000+)V
Southbrook Triomphe Cabernet Franc 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Southbrook Triomphe Cabernet Franc 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
Winery
Review added: January 18, 2018
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$24.75 Shopping_bag
Southbrook Triomphe Gamay Laundry Vineyard 2016, Vinemount Ridge Bottle Southbrook Triomphe Gamay Laundry Vineyard 2016, Vinemount Ridge
Ontario, Canada
Winery
Review added: January 18, 2018
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$21.75 Shopping_bag
Southbrook Estate Grown Small Lot Wild Ferment Chardonnay 2016, Four Mile Creek Bottle Southbrook Estate Grown Small Lot Wild Ferment Chardonnay 2016, Four Mile Creek
Ontario, Canada
agent
Review added: January 18, 2018
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$39.95 Shopping_bag
Southbrook Triomphe Riesling 2016, Niagara Peninsula Bottle Southbrook Triomphe Riesling 2016, Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
10359
Review added: January 18, 2018
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Alvear Cream Sherry, Do Montilla Moriles Bottle Alvear Cream Sherry, Do Montilla Moriles
Spain
515791
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$16.95 High
(1000+)V
Ferraton Les Calendes Crozes Hermitage 2015, Ac Bottle Ferraton Les Calendes Crozes Hermitage 2015, Ac
Rhone, France
526376
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$29.95 High
(998)V
Redstone Merlot Redstone Vineyard 2013, VQA Lincoln Lakeshore Bottle Redstone Merlot Redstone Vineyard 2013, VQA Lincoln Lakeshore
Ontario, Canada
Winery
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$45.95 Shopping_bag
Legón Premium 2013, Do Ribera Del Duero Bottle Legón Premium 2013, Do Ribera Del Duero
Ribera Del Duero, Spain
270645
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$34.95 High
(315)V
Château La Nerthe Châteauneuf Du Pape 2004, Ac Bottle Château La Nerthe Châteauneuf Du Pape 2004, Ac
Rhone, France
735407
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$62.95 High
(95)V
Clos Du Caillou Les Safres Châteauneuf Du Pape 2015, Ac Bottle Clos Du Caillou Les Safres Châteauneuf Du Pape 2015, Ac
Rhone, France
525998
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$62.95 High
(512)V
Anthonij Rupert Wines Optima L'ormarins 2013, Franschhoek Bottle Anthonij Rupert Wines Optima L'ormarins 2013, Franschhoek
Western Cape, South Africa
455915
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$27.95 High
(232)V
Provolo Campotorbian Ripasso Valpolicella Superiore 2011, Doc Bottle Provolo Campotorbian Ripasso Valpolicella Superiore 2011, Doc
Veneto, Italy
974402
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$19.95 High
(1000+)V
Corte Adami Amarone Della Valpolicella 2013, Docg Bottle Corte Adami Amarone Della Valpolicella 2013, Docg
Veneto, Italy
538033
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$46.95 High
(889)V
Giuseppe Quintarelli Rosso Ca' Del Merlo 2009, Igt Veneto Bottle Giuseppe Quintarelli Rosso Ca' Del Merlo 2009, Igt Veneto
Veneto, Italy
958595
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$111.95 High
(798)V
Allegrini Corte Giara Valpolicella 2016, Doc Bottle Allegrini Corte Giara Valpolicella 2016, Doc
Veneto, Italy
528729
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$16.95 High
(1000+)V
Galiga E Vetrice Chianti Rufina 2016, Docg Bottle Galiga E Vetrice Chianti Rufina 2016, Docg
Tuscany, Italy
539866
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$14.95 High
(1000+)V
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