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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La Ferme Du Mont Première Côte Côtes Du Rhône 2015, Ap Bottle La Ferme Du Mont Première Côte Côtes Du Rhône 2015, Ap
Rhone, France
251645
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$17.95 High
(1000+)V
Cave De Tain Grand Classique Crozes Hermitage 2015, Crozes Hermitage Bottle Cave De Tain Grand Classique Crozes Hermitage 2015, Crozes Hermitage
Rhone, France
572230
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$23.95 High
(297)V
La Ferme Du Mont Le Ponnant Côtes Du Rhône Villages 2015 Bottle La Ferme Du Mont Le Ponnant Côtes Du Rhône Villages 2015
Rhone, France
171371
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$20.95 High
(1000+)V
Château L'hospitalet La Réserve Rouge 2014, La Clape, Ac Coteaux Du Languedoc Bottle Château L'hospitalet La Réserve Rouge 2014, La Clape, Ac Coteaux Du Languedoc
Languedoc-Roussillon, France
682492
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$28.95 High
(1000+)V
Tessellae Old Vines Grenache/Syrah/Mourvèdre Côtes Du Roussillon 2015, Ap Bottle Tessellae Old Vines Grenache/Syrah/Mourvèdre Côtes Du Roussillon 2015, Ap
Languedoc-Roussillon, France
343517
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$18.95 Medium
(13)V
Joseph Drouhin Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2015 Bottle Joseph Drouhin Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2015
Burgundy, France
512574
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$24.95 High
(151)V
Domaine De Nugues Beaujolais Villages 2014, Ac Bottle Domaine De Nugues Beaujolais Villages 2014, Ac
Beaujolais, France
526533
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$16.95 High
(1000+)V
Ginestet Grand Vin De Pauillac 2015, Ap Bottle Ginestet Grand Vin De Pauillac 2015, Ap
Bordeaux, France
524439
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$35.95 High
(725)V
Château Mongravey 2014, Cru Bourgeois, Ac Margaux Bottle Château Mongravey 2014, Cru Bourgeois, Ac Margaux
Bordeaux, France
524447
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$54.95 High
(297)V
Châteaux Vieux Chevrol 2010, Ac Lalande De Pomerol Bottle Châteaux Vieux Chevrol 2010, Ac Lalande De Pomerol
Bordeaux, France
525931
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$28.95 Medium
(31)V
Château Tauzinat L'hermitage Red 2015, Ac Saint émilion Grand Cru Bottle Château Tauzinat L'hermitage Red 2015, Ac Saint émilion Grand Cru
Bordeaux, France
486704
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$27.95 High
(367)V
The Chocolate Block 2015, Wo Swartland Bottle The Chocolate Block 2015, Wo Swartland
Swartland, South Africa
129353
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$39.95 High
(1000+)V
Mulderbosch Faithful Hound 2014, Wo Western Cape Bottle Mulderbosch Faithful Hound 2014, Wo Western Cape
Stellenbosch, South Africa
922443
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$20.95 High
(295)V
Cloudy Bay Pinot Noir 2015, Marlborough, South Island Bottle Cloudy Bay Pinot Noir 2015, Marlborough, South Island
Marlborough, New Zealand
598813
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$46.95 High
(201)V
Zonte's Footstep Hills Are Alive Shiraz 2015, Adelaide Hills Bottle Zonte's Footstep Hills Are Alive Shiraz 2015, Adelaide Hills
South Australia, Australia
522342
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$19.95 High
(1000+)V
Two Hands Bella's Garden Shiraz 2015, Barossa Valley, South Australia Bottle Two Hands Bella's Garden Shiraz 2015, Barossa Valley, South Australia
South Australia, Australia
636407
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$64.95 High
(1000+)V
Yalumba The Scribbler Cabernet/Shiraz 2013, Barossa, South Australia Bottle Yalumba The Scribbler Cabernet/Shiraz 2013, Barossa, South Australia
South Australia, Australia
165811
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$23.95 High
(748)V
Château Tanunda Newcastle Shiraz/Grenache/Mourvèdre/Cinsault 2014, Barossa, South Australia Bottle Château Tanunda Newcastle Shiraz/Grenache/Mourvèdre/Cinsault 2014, Barossa, South Australia
South Australia, Australia
522334
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$22.95 High
(836)V
Pepper Tree Elderslee Road Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Wrattonbully Bottle Pepper Tree Elderslee Road Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Wrattonbully
South Australia, Australia
522102
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$39.95 High
(203)V
Howard Park Miamup Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Margaret River, Western Australia Bottle Howard Park Miamup Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Margaret River, Western Australia
Western Australia, Australia
410019
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$22.95 High
(1000+)V
Viña Tarapacá Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Maipo Valley Bottle Viña Tarapacá Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Maipo Valley
Maipo Valley, Chile
18721
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$17.95 High
(866)V
Lapostolle Red Blend 2013, Rapel Valley Bottle Lapostolle Red Blend 2013, Rapel Valley
Rapel Valley, Chile
524892
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$17.95 High
(1000+)V
Pérez Cruz Reserva Limited Edition Carmenère 2015 Bottle Pérez Cruz Reserva Limited Edition Carmenère 2015
Maipo Valley, Chile
670539
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$19.95 High
(1000+)V
Catena Alta Historic Rows Malbec 2014 Bottle Catena Alta Historic Rows Malbec 2014
Mendoza, Argentina
982355
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$49.95 High
(157)V
Zuccardi Q Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Gualtallary & La Consulta, Uco Valley, Mendoza Bottle Zuccardi Q Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Gualtallary & La Consulta, Uco Valley, Mendoza
Mendoza, Argentina
140855
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$19.95 High
(350)V
Finca Flichman Gran Caballero De La Cepa Malbec 2014 Bottle Finca Flichman Gran Caballero De La Cepa Malbec 2014
Mendoza, Argentina
545509
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$16.95 High
(164)V
Benmarco Expresivo 2015, Mendoza Bottle Benmarco Expresivo 2015, Mendoza
Mendoza, Argentina
263517
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$39.95 High
(208)V
Callejón Del Crimen Gran Reserva Malbec 2014, Uco Valley, Mendoza Bottle Callejón Del Crimen Gran Reserva Malbec 2014, Uco Valley, Mendoza
Mendoza, Argentina
357467
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$23.95 High
(319)V
Chateau Ste. Michelle Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Columbia Valley (1500ml) Bottle Chateau Ste. Michelle Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Columbia Valley (1500ml)
Washington, Usa
538090
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$44.95 High
(147)V
Hogue Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Wahluke Slope Bottle Hogue Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Wahluke Slope
Washington, Usa
301358
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$29.95 High
(541)V
Domaine Queylus Tradition Pinot Noir 2014, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle
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Domaine Queylus Tradition Pinot Noir 2014, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
392738
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$29.95 High
(668)V
Nomad At Hinterbrook Wanderlove 2013, Niagara Lakeshore Bottle
Nwac_silver2017_thumbnail
Nomad At Hinterbrook Wanderlove 2013, Niagara Lakeshore
Ontario, Canada
519934
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$19.95 High
(180)W
Stratus Red 2013, VQA Niagara On The Lake Bottle Stratus Red 2013, VQA Niagara On The Lake
Ontario, Canada
131037
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$48.20 None
(0)V
Castello Della Sala Bramìto Del Cervo Chardonnay 2016, Igt Umbria Bottle Castello Della Sala Bramìto Del Cervo Chardonnay 2016, Igt Umbria
Umbria, Italy
176792
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$24.95 High
(334)V
Joseph Mellot Sancerre La Chatellenie 2016, Sancerre Bottle Joseph Mellot Sancerre La Chatellenie 2016, Sancerre
Loire, France
525154
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$29.95 High
(1000+)V
Domaine Daniel étienne Defaix Côtes De Lechet Chablis 1er Cru 2003, Ac Bottle Domaine Daniel étienne Defaix Côtes De Lechet Chablis 1er Cru 2003, Ac
Burgundy, France
470435
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$53.95 High
(514)V
Henri De Villamont Montagny 1er Cru 2014, Ac Bottle Henri De Villamont Montagny 1er Cru 2014, Ac
Burgundy, France
522151
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$40.95 High
(913)V
Louis Jadot Marsannay 2011, Ac Bottle Louis Jadot Marsannay 2011, Ac
Burgundy, France
522136
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$41.95 High
(547)V
Domaines Schlumberger Kessler Riesling 2014, Ac Alsace Grand Cru Bottle Domaines Schlumberger Kessler Riesling 2014, Ac Alsace Grand Cru
Alsace, France
61176
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$27.95 High
(815)V
De Wetshof Finesse Lesca Estate Chardonnay 2016, Wo Robertson Bottle De Wetshof Finesse Lesca Estate Chardonnay 2016, Wo Robertson
Robertson, South Africa
355438
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$24.95 High
(1000+)V
Stoneleigh Latitude Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Marlborough, South Island Bottle Stoneleigh Latitude Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Marlborough, South Island
Marlborough, New Zealand
324228
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$21.95 High
(1000+)V
Concha Y Toro Marqués De Casa Concha Chardonnay 2015, Limarí Valley Bottle Concha Y Toro Marqués De Casa Concha Chardonnay 2015, Limarí Valley
Limari Valley, Chile
342857
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$19.95 High
(674)V
Chateau Ste. Michelle Riesling 2015, Columbia Valley Bottle Chateau Ste. Michelle Riesling 2015, Columbia Valley
Washington, Usa
685651
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$16.95 High
(788)V
Bachelder Oregon Chardonnay 2014, Willamette Valley Bottle Bachelder Oregon Chardonnay 2014, Willamette Valley
Oregon, Usa
273334
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$24.95 High
(274)V
Tawse Sketches Of Niagara Riesling 2015, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle
Nwac_bronze2017_thumbnail
Tawse Sketches Of Niagara Riesling 2015, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
89029
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$18.95 High
(1000+)V
Henry Of Pelham Estate Chardonnay 2016, VQA Short Hills Bench, Niagara Peninsula Bottle Henry Of Pelham Estate Chardonnay 2016, VQA Short Hills Bench, Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
268342
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$19.95 High
(1000+)V
Charles Baker Picone Vineyard Riesling 2014, VQA Vinemount Ridge, Niagara Escarpment Bottle Charles Baker Picone Vineyard Riesling 2014, VQA Vinemount Ridge, Niagara Escarpment
Ontario, Canada
241182
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$35.20 High
(628)V
Hidden Bench Estate Chardonnay 2015, VQA Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment Bottle
Nwac_silver2017_thumbnail
Hidden Bench Estate Chardonnay 2015, VQA Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment
Ontario, Canada
68817
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$29.95 High
(1000+)V
Tzafona Cellars Cold Climate Unoaked Chardonnay Kp 2015, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Tzafona Cellars Cold Climate Unoaked Chardonnay Kp 2015, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
485276
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$22.95 High
(522)V
Drappier Millésime Exception Champagne 2012, Ac Bottle Drappier Millésime Exception Champagne 2012, Ac
Champagne, France
513895
Review added: November 20, 2017
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$74.95 High
(464)V
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