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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The Foreign Affair Enchanted 2015, VQA Ontario Bottle The Foreign Affair Enchanted 2015, VQA Ontario
Ontario, Canada
389767
Review added: November 15, 2017
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$17.95 High
(817)V
Painted Rock Red Icon 2015, BC VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle Painted Rock Red Icon 2015, BC VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
Winery
Review added: November 14, 2017
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$54.00 Shopping_bag
Creekside Broken Press Reserve Syrah Queenston Road Vineyard 2015, VQA St. David's Bench, Niagara Peninsula Bottle Creekside Broken Press Reserve Syrah Queenston Road Vineyard 2015, VQA St. David's Bench, Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
Winery
Review added: November 14, 2017
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$55.00 Shopping_bag
Mission Hill Compendium 2011, BC VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle
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Mission Hill Compendium 2011, BC VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
6320
Review added: November 14, 2017
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$75.00 Shopping_bag
Southbrook Poetica Red 2013, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Southbrook Poetica Red 2013, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
355859
Review added: November 14, 2017
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$69.95 Shopping_bag
Stratus Red 2014, VQA Niagara On The Lake Bottle Stratus Red 2014, VQA Niagara On The Lake
Ontario, Canada
131037
Review added: November 14, 2017
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$48.20 High
(455)V
Quails' Gate The Connemara 2015, BC VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle Quails' Gate The Connemara 2015, BC VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
Winery
Review added: November 14, 2017
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$62.72 Shopping_bag
Laughing Stock Portfolio 2015, BC VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle Laughing Stock Portfolio 2015, BC VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada

Review added: November 14, 2017
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$53.50 Shopping_bag
Creekside Estate Winery Lost Barrel Red 2010, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Creekside Estate Winery Lost Barrel Red 2010, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
WA-46470
Review added: November 14, 2017
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$65.00 Shopping_bag
Tawse Meritage 2012, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle
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Tawse Meritage 2012, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
5235
Review added: November 14, 2017
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$59.95 Shopping_bag
Stratus Cabernet Franc 2014, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Stratus Cabernet Franc 2014, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
Winery
Review added: November 14, 2017
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$38.00 Shopping_bag
Trail Estate Cabernet Franc Foxcroft Vineyard 2015, VQA Niagara Peninsula, Ontario Bottle Trail Estate Cabernet Franc Foxcroft Vineyard 2015, VQA Niagara Peninsula, Ontario
Ontario, Canada
Winery
Review added: November 14, 2017
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$44.00 Shopping_bag
Stratus Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, VQA Niagara On The Lake Bottle Stratus Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, VQA Niagara On The Lake
Ontario, Canada
Winery
Review added: November 14, 2017
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$55.00 Shopping_bag
Creekside Reserve Queenston Road Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, VQA St. David's Bench Bottle Creekside Reserve Queenston Road Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, VQA St. David's Bench
Ontario, Canada
Winery
Review added: November 14, 2017
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$40.00 Shopping_bag
Checkmate Black Rook Merlot 2013, Okanagan Valley Bottle Checkmate Black Rook Merlot 2013, Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
Winery
Review added: November 14, 2017
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$85.00 Shopping_bag
Checkmate Opening Gambit Merlot 2013, Okanagan Valley Bottle Checkmate Opening Gambit Merlot 2013, Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
Winery
Review added: November 14, 2017
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$85.00 Shopping_bag
Checkmate Silent Bishop Merlot 2013, Okanagan Valley Bottle Checkmate Silent Bishop Merlot 2013, Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
Winery
Review added: November 14, 2017
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$85.00 Shopping_bag
Checkmate End Game Merlot 2013, Okanagan Valley Bottle Checkmate End Game Merlot 2013, Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
Winery
Review added: November 14, 2017
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$85.00 Shopping_bag
La Stella Allegretto 2014, VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle La Stella Allegretto 2014, VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada

Review added: November 14, 2017
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$65.00 Shopping_bag
13th Street Essence Pinot Noir 2012, Niagara Peninsula Bottle 13th Street Essence Pinot Noir 2012, Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada

Review added: November 14, 2017
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$0.00 Shopping_bag
Domaine Queylus Pinot Noir La Grande Reserve 2013, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle
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Domaine Queylus Pinot Noir La Grande Reserve 2013, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
Winery
Review added: November 14, 2017
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$60.00 Shopping_bag
Castellari Bergaglio Fornaci 2016, Gavi Di Tassarolo Bottle Castellari Bergaglio Fornaci 2016, Gavi Di Tassarolo
Piedmont, Italy
Agent
Review added: November 13, 2017
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$22.95 None
(0)
Arterra Pinot Noir 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Arterra Pinot Noir 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
Winery
Review added: November 13, 2017
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$29.95 Shopping_bag
Patrick Lesec Galets Blonds Châteauneuf Du Pape 2015, Ac Bottle Patrick Lesec Galets Blonds Châteauneuf Du Pape 2015, Ac
Rhone, France
78089
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$54.95 High
(196)V
Quails' Gate Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay 2015, BC VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle Quails' Gate Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay 2015, BC VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
639641
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$43.95 High
(219)V
Cave De Rasteau Grande Réserve Visan 2015, Ac Côtes Du Rhône Villages Bottle Cave De Rasteau Grande Réserve Visan 2015, Ac Côtes Du Rhône Villages
Rhone, France
494682
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$15.95 High
(339)V
Pierre Amadieu Romane Machotte Gigondas 2014, Rhône Valley Bottle Pierre Amadieu Romane Machotte Gigondas 2014, Rhône Valley
Rhone, France
17400
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$26.95 High
(643)V
Domaine Autrand Côtes Du Rhône 2015, Ap Bottle Domaine Autrand Côtes Du Rhône 2015, Ap
Rhone, France
380675
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$13.95 Medium
(19)V
Perrin & Fils Les Cornuds Vinsobres 2015 Bottle Perrin & Fils Les Cornuds Vinsobres 2015
Rhone, France
566844
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$17.95 High
(320)V
Fontaine De Clos Confidences 2014, Ap Côtes Du Rhône Bottle Fontaine De Clos Confidences 2014, Ap Côtes Du Rhône
Rhone, France
498451
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$17.95 High
(73)V
De Morgenzon Dmz Syrah 2014, Wo Western Cape Bottle De Morgenzon Dmz Syrah 2014, Wo Western Cape
Stellenbosch, South Africa
404202
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$16.95 High
(999)V
Sacred Hill Marlborough Pinot Noir 2014 Bottle Sacred Hill Marlborough Pinot Noir 2014
Marlborough, New Zealand
277665
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$19.95 High
(1000+)V
Pepper Tree Merlot 2014, Estate Grown, Wrattonbully, South Australia Bottle Pepper Tree Merlot 2014, Estate Grown, Wrattonbully, South Australia
South Australia, Australia
520528
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$22.95 High
(563)V
Fowles Stone Dwellers Shiraz 2015, Strathbogie Ranges, Victoria Bottle Fowles Stone Dwellers Shiraz 2015, Strathbogie Ranges, Victoria
Victoria, Australia
265967
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$19.95 High
(1000+)V
D'arenberg The Dead Arm Shiraz 2013, Mclaren Vale Bottle D'arenberg The Dead Arm Shiraz 2013, Mclaren Vale
South Australia, Australia
430512
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$54.95 High
(1000+)V
The Lackey Shiraz 2016, Australia Bottle The Lackey Shiraz 2016, Australia
South Australia, Australia
5199
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$17.95 High
(1000+)V
Monterra Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir 2015, Adelaide Hills, South Australia Bottle Monterra Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir 2015, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
South Australia, Australia
522094
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$19.95 High
(1000+)V
Elderton Command Single Vineyard Shiraz 2013, Barossa Bottle Elderton Command Single Vineyard Shiraz 2013, Barossa
South Australia, Australia
716142
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$99.95 High
(171)V
Carabantes Syrah 2012 Bottle Carabantes Syrah 2012
Aconcagua Valley, Chile
524785
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$22.95 High
(928)V
Kaiken Ultra Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Bottle Kaiken Ultra Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Mendoza, Argentina
135202
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$19.95 High
(1000+)V
Trapiche Terroir Series Finca Ambrosia Single Vineyard Malbec 2012, Mendoza Bottle Trapiche Terroir Series Finca Ambrosia Single Vineyard Malbec 2012, Mendoza
Mendoza, Argentina
402941
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$39.95 Medium
(12)V
Kaiken Ultra Las Rocas Malbec 2013, Mendoza (1500ml) Bottle Kaiken Ultra Las Rocas Malbec 2013, Mendoza (1500ml)
Mendoza, Argentina
524033
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$39.95 High
(183)V
Luigi Bosca Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Mendoza Bottle Luigi Bosca Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Mendoza
Mendoza, Argentina
128629
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$19.95 High
(810)V
Columbia Crest H3 Les Chevaux Red Blend 2013, Horse Heaven Hills, Columbia Valley Bottle Columbia Crest H3 Les Chevaux Red Blend 2013, Horse Heaven Hills, Columbia Valley
Washington, Usa
287425
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$20.95 High
(667)V
Foris Pinot Noir 2014, Rogue Valley Bottle Foris Pinot Noir 2014, Rogue Valley
Oregon, Usa
937128
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$23.95 High
(110)V
La Crema Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2015 Bottle La Crema Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2015
Oregon, Usa
385757
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$38.95 High
(78)V
Paul Hobbs Crossbarn Pinot Noir 2014, Sonoma Coast Bottle Paul Hobbs Crossbarn Pinot Noir 2014, Sonoma Coast
California, Usa
522938
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$49.95 High
(1000+)V
North 43 Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, VQA Niagara On The Lake Bottle North 43 Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, VQA Niagara On The Lake
Ontario, Canada
520189
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$16.95 High
(684)V
Marie Pierre Manciat Les Petites Bruyères Pouilly Fuissé 2016, Pouilly Fuisse, Macon Bottle Marie Pierre Manciat Les Petites Bruyères Pouilly Fuissé 2016, Pouilly Fuisse, Macon
Burgundy, France
374553
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$32.95 High
(599)V
La Chablisienne Grande Cuvée Chablis 2015, Ac, 1er Cru Bottle La Chablisienne Grande Cuvée Chablis 2015, Ac, 1er Cru
Burgundy, France
685222
Review added: November 07, 2017
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$31.95 High
(397)V
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