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Wine Tastings

Wine tastings are hosted in the store weekly on Saturdays from 1-5 PM

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November 18th 2017 Wine Tasting

  • 2014 Drew The Fog Eater Pinot Noir

    (sale price $45.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    The Drew Fog-Eater Pinot Noir is a remarkable red wine from Anderson Valley in California. It is a subtle, delicate wine with soft aromas of cherry and mocha that echo on the palate. Excellent structure and a lingering finish makes it a wine to cherish.

  • 2014 Lutum Pinot Noir

    (sale price $58.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    Bold, rich and juicy, this Pinot Noir from Santa Rita Hills has flavors of succulent dark cherry, plum and mocha. On the palate the flavors of leather and dark spice come front and center. A truly fruit driven Pinot Noir

  • 2014 Domaine Eden Cabernet Sauvignon

    (sale price $34.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    The Domaine Eden Cabernet Sauvignon is a delicious red wine from the land Mount Eden Vineyards has located in the Saratoga Foothills. Inky dark fruit with spice and licorice on the palate, this exuberant Cabernet is not shy about showing off its racy personality.

  • 2012 Mount Eden Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

    (sale price $64.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    The Mount Eden Vineyards Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is a delicious, full-bodied red wine with a classic California style from the Santa Cruz region. Mostly Cabernet Sauvignon, with small amounts of Merlot and Cabernet Franc, blended in, it is an elegant and flavorful offering. Earthy notes dark fruit such as cherry and plum with nuances of spice and tobacco. The lengthy finish tells a tale of longevity this wine has to offer for those patient enough.

  • 2014 Ramey Russian River Valley Chardonnay

    (sale price $33.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    This Russian River Valley Chardonnay is an amazing offering from David Ramey. Medium-bodied and showing extraordinary balance, this delightful white wine features a bright bouquet of pineapple and mango with a hint of spice. A perfect complement to fish and white meat menus.

  • 2015 Whitcraft Winery Pinot Noir

    (sale price $68.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    Following organic farming practices this Pinot Noir shows off purity and finesse. Limited production means this wine from Drake Whitcraft quite sought after. Using old school techniques like hand-harvesting and no added enzymes or coloration adds to this unique flavor and well structured wine.

  • 2015 Potek Mormann Vineyard Chardonnay

    (sale price $38.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    Supple, exquisite, and expressive this Chardonnay shows aromas of orchard fruit, mint and white pepper with a hint of oak. Superb balance and texture.

  • 2014 Marechal Cuvée Gravel Bourgogne

    (sale price $33.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    Founded in 1981, this domaine now cultivates 10 hectares of vines spread throughout six communes in Cote de Beaune. In order to limit yields, achieve appropriate maturity, and preserve the richness of the terroir, Claude and Catherine Maréchal avoid chemicals in the vineyards, thin the clusters, and harvest the grapes by hand. Once they arrive at the winery, bunches of Pinot Noir grapes are carefully sorted and destemmed. Fermentation takes place thanks to natural yeasts from the terroir, and a cold maceration lasts over twenty days. Once pressed, the wines are funneled into oak barrels for a period of 12 to 18 months. During this time they are aged on the lees to encourage the expression of their aromas, as well as their finesse and fullness. The ripe, suave tannins offer a great red wine that is both enjoyable and easy to drink.

  • 2015 Flowers Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

    (sale price $48.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    As one of Sonoma's highest profile Pinot Noirs, the Flowers Sonoma Coast is a stunning match for braised lamb, Cornish hen, magret of duck, or wild salmon. Boasting a deep garnet color and floral aromas of cherry and spice it carries a heady presence to the table. Bright flavors of crushed fruit mingle with a gentle earthiness, extending into a lengthy finish.

November 11th 2017 Wine Tasting

  • 2014 Alta Mora Rosso

    (price $22.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - Inactive

    Hailing from Etna, Sicily, brothers Alberto and Diego Cusumano have taken the native grape variety called Nerello Mascalese and crafted it into a delicious red wine. Their vineyard is located on the slopes of Mount Etna on about 12 hectares of vines at an altitude of about 600-800 meters above sea level. This allows the Nerello Mascalese to ripen fully and give us a wine that is tempered and elegant. Offering up a bright ruby color and aromatic intensity, the bouquet of wild berry and cassis is what first reels you in. Aged in large oak casks for only six months really allows for the true flavor of the grape to shine. Reflecting the pumice laden soil of the region, this wine is intense with flavors of tobacco and dry earth. Carrying good structure and weight, this wine is can easily stand up to most any cut of beef roasted or grilled. But should you happen to be perusing the local farmers market with all its seasonal vegetables, something like a warm and hearty Ratatouille or even a recipe of sausage in a fresh tomato/basil coulis, would make this wine absolutely shine.

  • 2014 Tasca Lamuri Nero d'Avola

    (price $16.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - Inactive

    This red wine hailing from Sicily is made from 100% Nero d'Avola grape. Intense ruby-red in color, this wine offers lush aromas of black cherry, black fruits, vanilla, tobacco, and wild herbs. On the palate, velvety tannins and refreshing acidity make for an elegant, expressive, crowd-pleasing wine that pairs well with many classic Italian dishes

November 4th 2017 Wine Tasting

  • 2016 Spottswoode Estate Sauvignon Blanc

    (sale price $41.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    Spottswoode Estate Sauvignon Blanc is a classically styled Sauvignon Blanc that has layers of flavor offering up nuances of white peach, guava and nectarine. This wine has surprising complexity and the lemon meringue creaminess in the mouth is juxtaposed by its bright freshness and vivacity. Expressive, balanced and sophisticated, this wine is perfect pairing for a recipe of Fish en Papillote

  • 2013 Mount Eden Estate Chardonnay

    (sale price $60.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    The Mount Eden Vineyards Estate Chardonnay has a aromas of yellow peach and orange peel front and center. Voluptous and racy, this wine will drink well now. Silky on the palate with flavors of buttered apples, brioche and toasted bread all leads into a finish with no hard edges and impeccable balance.

  • 2014 Spottswoode Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

    (sale price $199.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    Extremely sought after and extremely finite, this wine exudes both power and elegance with every sip. Given a 96+ rating from Robert Parker the 2014 Vintage of this fabulous wine is 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot. Opaque purple in color, this wine offers up notes of blueberries and blackcurrant with hints of spice that are constantly evolving. Rich, concentrated and full-bodied with layers of fruit, this wine builds on the palate while the tannins coat your mouth and climaxes with a long and intense finish. Whether looking for yourself or perhaps a gift for someone else, this wine will drink spectacularly over the next 20 years.

October 28th 2017 Wine Tasting

  • Le Petit Vin D'Avril

    (sale price $17.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    From Paul Avril - Maker of Clos du Pape - comes this fabulous Rhone blend. One look at the deep, almost brooding color of this wine and you know this is the finest Petit d’Avril ever made. A perennial favorite, this Rhone styled blend is loaded with deep dark flavors of black fruits and pepper that make it an easy to drink and delicious quaff. Sausage and peppers, grilled fare and hearty autumn ragouts are what this wine is all about. Produced by Paul Avril of Clos du Pape fame, it is the preferred house red for the fall season.

October 21st 2017 Jadot Wine Tasting

October 14th 2017 Wine Tasting

  • 2013 Frank Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

    (price $44.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - Inactive

    Frank Family Vineyards has been producing exceptional wines of beauty and elegance and this vintage is right on target with its supple, fruit-forward style and broad appeal. The dark ruby color stands out beautifully in the glass while flavors of blueberry, black raspberry are offered up from the first sip. The opulent, full- bodied core gives the wine the big flavor so traditional to Napa Valley Cabernets. While this wine can certainly cellar for a few years, it is drinking beautifully right now, so fire up the grill and get a nicely marbled Rib-Eye from the butcher because this Cabernet will make a perfect pairing!

October 7th 2017 Wine Tasting

  • 2013 G.D. Vajra Barbera D'Alba Superiore

    (price $29.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - Inactive

    This wine made from 100% Barbera has a very inky color as you pour it from the bottle into the glass. Complex aromas of flowers and licorice keep you company the entire time you enjoy this wine. From their older vineyard sites, this wine is made from the finest bunches and most tasteful grapes these vines produce. A flavor that can’t be duplicated, this Barbera speaks the language of the terroirs from which it comes. The richness and depth of this wine is a perfect pairing for any ragu pasta sauce or perhaps a roasted lamb shank accompanied by the winter vegetables starting to show up at the local farmer’s markets.

  • 2016 G.D. Vajra Dolcetto D'Alba

    (price $17.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - Inactive

    The Dolcetto grape can be delicate in its own way, requiring very exact exposure and attention. Cared for and grown correctly, this grape shows off a reward of great freshness and becomes a very enjoyable wine. Brilliant purple in color these clusters of small, red grapes shows off aromatics ranging from red fruit, to cherry, violet and hay. Soft and open in the mouth, this well balanced wine with delicate tannins is offset by a fresh acidity. Whether you are just roasting a game hen or you are making a classic Ravioli de Plin with Braised Beef, this is the wine you should consider pouring.

September 30th 2017 Wine Tasting

  • 2014 Alta Mora Rosso

    (price $22.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - Inactive

    Hailing from Etna, Sicily, brothers Alberto and Diego Cusumano have taken the native grape variety called Nerello Mascalese and crafted it into a delicious red wine. Their vineyard is located on the slopes of Mount Etna on about 12 hectares of vines at an altitude of about 600-800 meters above sea level. This allows the Nerello Mascalese to ripen fully and give us a wine that is tempered and elegant. Offering up a bright ruby color and aromatic intensity, the bouquet of wild berry and cassis is what first reels you in. Aged in large oak casks for only six months really allows for the true flavor of the grape to shine. Reflecting the pumice laden soil of the region, this wine is intense with flavors of tobacco and dry earth. Carrying good structure and weight, this wine is can easily stand up to most any cut of beef roasted or grilled. But should you happen to be perusing the local farmers market with all its seasonal vegetables, something like a warm and hearty Ratatouille or even a recipe of sausage in a fresh tomato/basil coulis, would make this wine absolutely shine.

September 23rd 2017 Wine Tasting

  • 2013 Mount Eden Estate Chardonnay

    (sale price $60.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    The Mount Eden Vineyards Estate Chardonnay has a aromas of yellow peach and orange peel front and center. Voluptous and racy, this wine will drink well now. Silky on the palate with flavors of buttered apples, brioche and toasted bread all leads into a finish with no hard edges and impeccable balance.

  • 2013 Mount Eden Estate Pinot Noir

    (sale price $58.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    Dense and full of flavor this Pinot Noir is a bit shy to show off all its cards at once. This wine opens up to one that is ample and on a large scale when it comes to flavors and intensity. Whether you open it now or leave it in the cellar, this wine will not disappoint.

  • 2012 Mount Eden Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

    (sale price $64.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    The Mount Eden Vineyards Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is a delicious, full-bodied red wine with a classic California style from the Santa Cruz region. Mostly Cabernet Sauvignon, with small amounts of Merlot and Cabernet Franc, blended in, it is an elegant and flavorful offering. Earthy notes dark fruit such as cherry and plum with nuances of spice and tobacco. The lengthy finish tells a tale of longevity this wine has to offer for those patient enough.

  • 2013 Domaine Eden Pinot Noir

    (sale price $34.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    Greeting you with aromas of mint and sweet red cherries this Pinot Noir from the Santa Cruz Mountains has a beautiful ruby red color in the glass. The flavors of black currants, spices and dried herbs are all balanced out with a rich, textured feel on the tongue. Another terrific value from this estate.

  • 2014 Domaine Eden Cabernet Sauvignon

    (sale price $34.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    The Domaine Eden Cabernet Sauvignon is a delicious red wine from the land Mount Eden Vineyards has located in the Saratoga Foothills. Inky dark fruit with spice and licorice on the palate, this exuberant Cabernet is not shy about showing off its racy personality.

  • 2013 Domaine Eden Chardonnay

    (sale price $27.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    Domaine Eden Chardonnay is situated in the Saratoga Foothills and offers up wonderful flavors of smoke and dried pear with a hint of toasted nuts. Supple and polished on the palate, this wine is noted for its purity, freshness and rock-solid finish. .

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