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Wine Tastings

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

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October 20th 2018 Jadot Tasting

October 13th 2018 Wine Tasting

  • 2016 Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape

    (sale price $79.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    The Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape and Beaucastel is known for planting all 13 grape varietals allowed by AOC Law The rocky terraine reflects the sunlight and holds the heat from the sun and transfers the heat to the vines after sunset. Beaucastel farms their property using sustainable farming techniques and, in fact, was one of the first estates in Chateauneuf du Pape to begin to farm their vineyards organically. Given a solid 97, the Robert Parker review reads as follows: 97 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate Bottled only a week before my visit, I was blown away by how well Beaucastel's 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape was showing. It's full-bodied, creamy, lush and rich, with layers of raspberry fruit, garrigue and spice that unfold across a seamless palate. No doubt it will go through cycles of being open and closed throughout its lifespan, but it would be a mistake to simply order a case, put it into storage and forget about it without trying one first and swooning over the sheer lusciousness and youthful complexity. (JC) (8/2018)

  • 2016 Bedrock Old Vine Zinfandel

    (sale price $24.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    This Zinfandel from the Bedrock Wine Co. has plenty of juiciness with a beautiful medium to garnet/purple color. The palate is full-bodied with flavors of nuts, earth and spiced cake all flowing into a spicy finish.

  • 2016 Coudoulet de Beaucastel Cotes du Rhone

    (sale price $28.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    What better way to welcome Autumn then with the plush, luscious and generously fleshy feel of this fantastic effort from Beaucastel. Potentially one of the best vintages they have produced so far, this wine sourced from 80 year old vines is just outside the Chateauneuf boundary. The Coudoulet de Beaucastel is so incredibly long and rich you will find it difficult to believe it is a Cotes du Rhone. Start to gather your Fall recipes because you will want them at the ready when the mercury starts to drop and you are ready to open up wines of a heartier nature.

October 6th 2018 Wine Tasting

  • 2016 Vietti Barbera d'Asti Tre Vigne

    (sale price $16.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    The Vietti Barbera d'Asti Tre Vigne can be found up north in the small medieval village of Castiglione Falletto in the province of Asti where the Vietti winery is now being operated by the fourth generation of that family. Made from 100% Barbera grape, this wine has a stunning ruby/purple color that is accompanied by a ripe cherry aromas with hints of spice. A medium bodied red wine with refreshing acidity, this wine is well balanced with slight integration of oak, good complexity and a long, soft finish. While it can be paired with many pasta, chicken or pork dishes, this wine would shine with a traditional Coniglio alla Sarda.

  • 2014 La Valentina Montepulciano D'Abruzzo "Spelt"

    (sale price $21.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    Find your favorite meat Bolognese sauce recipe because the La Valentina Spelt will have you dreaming of the meaty pasta dish as soon as you pop the cork. Greeting you with an intense purple color and aromas of pomegranate and licorice, this wine has a velvety taste and polished tannins that make this wine so voluptuous and savory. The La Valentina Spelt will definitely help stave off those cold winter nights.

  • 2015 Masciarelli Montepulciano D'Abruzzo

    (sale price $10.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    $10.99 by the bottle or $9.99 if purchased by the case,this wine is the best deal in the store. Masciarelli is a small Estate Bottled wine has a bright ruby red color with a bouquet of violet and tobacco. This wine with its attractive nose of red cherry is what you are looking for to warm up an easy mid-week meal. Made from the flagship grape of Abruzzo, the Montepulciano from the Masciarelli Estate is uniquely round, rich and drinkable. Medium in weight with flavors of black currant and a little spice, this wine would pair perfectly with anything from a simple Mushroom Marinara to a more full flavored dish such as Bucatini all’Amatriciana.

September 29th 2018 Wine Tasting

  • 2015 L'Abeille de Fieuzal

    (price $29.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - Inactive

    This fabulous 2nd label of Chateau de Fieuzal hails from Pessac Leognan in the famed Graves section of Bordeaux. Over the past few years L’Abeille de Fieuzal has developed a strong identity of its own. Like most wines in this region, it is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. This wine offers aromas of fresh red fruit such as strawberry, raspberry and cherry which carry on through to the palate. Oak is present but subtle and discrete. The weight and length on this wine is gorgeous and combined with its structured richness makes it the perfect wine for when you fire up the grill for the season.

  • 2016 Jean-Paul Brun Côte de Brouilly

    (sale price $21.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    Within the boundaries of France no winemaker is better regarded than Jean-Paul Brun. At his Domaine des Terres Dorées, he produces this top-quality red wine made in a natural fashion. By forgoing the use of machinery and pesticides in the vineyard, and fermenting using only the grape's natural yeast with no added sugar or sulfites, Brun can offer a pure, honest bottling that is delicious and versatile. His Côte de Brouilly is light-bodied, with elegant fruit and an earthy minerality.

September 22nd 2018 Wine Tasting

  • 2017 Henri Bourgeois Les Baronnes Sancerre

    (sale price $22.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    Henri Bourgeois' Les Baronnes Sancerre is a delicious white wine. Golden yellow in color, with soft green hints, it displays an aromatic nose of ripe tropical fruit and spice followed by round and well-balanced flavors. The terroir of clay and limestone blossom in the mouth, ending with a clean, fresh finish This is ideal with seafood and shellfish dishes, or alongside white meats.

  • 2014 Grgich Hills Chardonnay

    (sale price $44.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    This concentrated and balanced wine begins with a seductive bouquet of pineapple and jasmine, followed on the palate by white peaches, minerality and a hint of nuttiness. Grgich prevents malolactic fermentation, giving this Chardonnay sufficient crispness and acidity to balance the wine’s concentrated fruit and to pair well with food.

September 15th 2018 Wine Tasting

  • 2017 William Fevre Chablis Champs Royaux

    (sale price $22.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    William Fevre's Champs Royaux Chablis is impressively precise, delivering a nose of minerals and green apples, and flinty flavors of wet stone in the mid-palate and a beautifully clean finish. A perfect selection for shellfish menus, especially those with a briny quality - but would also work well with many roast chicken recipes that are seasoned with fresh herbs such as thyme or tarragon.

  • 2016 Coudoulet de Beaucastel Cotes du Rhone

    (sale price $28.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    What better way to welcome Autumn then with the plush, luscious and generously fleshy feel of this fantastic effort from Beaucastel. Potentially one of the best vintages they have produced so far, this wine sourced from 80 year old vines is just outside the Chateauneuf boundary. The Coudoulet de Beaucastel is so incredibly long and rich you will find it difficult to believe it is a Cotes du Rhone. Start to gather your Fall recipes because you will want them at the ready when the mercury starts to drop and you are ready to open up wines of a heartier nature.

September 8th 2018 Wine Tasting

  • 2017 Château de Combel-la-Serre 'Le Pur Fruit du Causse'

    (sale price $13.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    We are always on the lookout for a killer red that offers something a little different – we have found just that in Winemaker Julian Ilbert's certifiably organic Malbec. Julien Ilbert toils among the vines that have been in the Ilbert family for generations to bring us this Superstar. This 100% Malbec has been produced using natural farming methods for years. A beautiful deep color in the glass, this wine has flavors of raspberry and currant along with a fresh and easy flavor. Unlike its beefier Chiliean cousins, this Malbec is lighter in style but still big in flavor and would be a perfect pairing for any grilled flank, ribeye or NY strip.

September 1st 2018 Wine Tasting

  • 2015 Bouchard Réserve Bourgogne

    (price $18.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - Inactive

    Founded in 1731 in Beaune by Michel Bouchard, Bouchard Pere & Fils, is one of the oldest wine estates in Burgundy with generations of experience in winemaking. While Bouchard has brought us some of the most famous wines in Burgundy, it is the sign of true winemaker when even his entry-level Bourgogne is outstanding. The Bouchard Réserve Bourgogne shows off its elegance by the bright ruby color once poured into the glass. Immediately the old world nose of this wine rises up replete with nuances of cherry, plum and smoke. Bright and full of zest on the palate, the wine’s red fruit core meshes well with the slight suggestions of wood spice along with a pungent limestone minerality all balanced out by good acidity. If you want to experience what red Burgundy is all about without the hefty price tag, this wine will deliver.

  • 2016 Jean Manciat Mâcon-Charnay

    (sale price $16.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    Jean Manciat's vines, grown sustainably on just 9 hectares of land, produce low yields of intensely flavored grapes. Manciat's philosophy of natural farming extends to his cellars, where the wine is made using only the grape's natural yeast to best express terroir. Maturing in stainless steel best preserves the vibrant fruit characteristic of Mâcon-Charnay.

2018 Taste of the Town Stroll

  • 2017 La Val Albariño

    (sale price $14.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    The La Val Albariño delivers aromatic citrus fruit with hints of chalky minerality. Dry on the palate, this wine offers up zesty lemon and Anjou pear flavors. La Val produces its wines soley from the grapes grown on their 150 acre estate. Jose Maria Ureta is a young and extremely well respected winemaker and one definitely making his mark in Rias Baixas. So as the summer arrives and our tastes turn to wines that are refreshing with a clean , racy finish, look no further than La Val Albariño

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