This Weekend's Pick

Wine of the Weekend

Douglas Green Rib Shack Red Blend 2019

Barbequing is the perfect pastime for this time of year. The weather is still warm and the smell of food on the barbeque completes the feeling of the end of summer. Whether it’s steak, ribs smothered in BBQ sauce, or homemade burgers, Rib Shack Red would be a deserving wine choice. It’s the perfect partner for anything off the grill, especially if you love those sticky-sweet sauces.

Tasting Notes: A blend of Pinotage and Shiraz, this is a full-bodied, juicy red with ripe, dark berry fruit and well-integrated tannins. Aromas of smoke, dark fruit, and spicy red peppers complement the flavour. The finish is rewardingly smooth with plenty of berry fruit character and savoury smoky oak spice.

Enjoy With: A sizzling steak, sticky ribs, smoky burgers, or with friends around the barbeque.

Style: A full-bodied, smooth red wine.

Terroir/Region: South Africa has a rich and varied terrain and is known for the ancient soils and diverse properties across its winegrowing regions. Sourced from the finest quality grapes from the vineyards in the Western Cape, the expressive flavours of this made-for-the-barbeque wine exemplify South African terroir.

Producer: Douglas Green has a modern, innovative and creative approach dedicated to showing Cape wine at its best. They focus on selecting the finest grapes and pairing them with the perfect yeasts and fermentation methods best suited for the ultimate expression of the varietal style. From vineyard to bottle, Douglas Green creates wines of the highest quality from South Africa.

Availability: Rib Shack Red is available year-round for online ordering, in the South African section at the LCBO, or on the shelves of select grocery stores. The wine is $2 off until October 13th so stock up now!

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Price: $10.95

LCBO#: #392761

Size: 750mL

Alcohol Content: 13.5% alc./vol.