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Wine Tastings

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

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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

August 18th 2018 Wine Tasting

  • 2017 Régis Minet Pouilly Fumé Vieilles Vignes

    (sale price $21.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    If you are a lover of Loire wines, the Régis Minet Pouilly Fumé Vieilles Vignes from Kermit Lynch Imports is a wine made from Sauvignon Blanc in the appellation of Pouilly Fumé, yet quite distinctive from the neighboring village of Sancerre, mostly due to the clay/limestone soil. This wine has a mouth-watering acidity, depth of flavor and fleshy texture that will have you racing back for more.

August 11th 2018 Wine Tasting

  • 2017 Costamolino Vermentino Argiolas

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    Hailing from the island of Sardinia the Argiolas Costamolino Vermentino might just be the white wine you are looking for to compliment your summer menus. For those of you unfamiliar, vermentino is a very aromatic grape that grows throughout Sardinia. With hints of pine and mint on the nose and a crisp clean flavor of stone fruit and nuances of citrus on the tongue, this wine would pair nicely with everything from Grilled Sea Bass with Lemon/Garlic butter to a simple Shrimp Salad with Key Lime Vinaigrette.

August 4th 2018 Wine Tasting

  • 2015 Domaine Bernard Baudry

    (price $19.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - Inactive

    From the appellation of Chinon in the Loire, we bring you the Domaine Bernard Baudry. This wine made from 100% Cabernet Franc from vines with an average age of 30-35 years old. Practicing organic farming methods and wild- yeast fermentation, this wine shows a deep red/black color and beautiful aromas of ripe red and black fruits with hints of earth, roast meat, black pepper and violet. The palate is dense and sapid with supple strawberry and blackberry liqueur and mineral flavors lifted by bright acidity. The fruit is quite ripe but the wine is well balanced at 12.5% alcohol.

July 28th 2018 Wine Tasting

  • 2017 Régis Minet Pouilly Fumé Vieilles Vignes

    (sale price $21.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    If you are a lover of Loire wines, the Régis Minet Pouilly Fumé Vieilles Vignes from Kermit Lynch Imports is a wine made from Sauvignon Blanc in the appellation of Pouilly Fumé, yet quite distinctive from the neighboring village of Sancerre, mostly due to the clay/limestone soil. This wine has a mouth-watering acidity, depth of flavor and fleshy texture that will have you racing back for more.

  • 2017 Hippolyte Reverdy Sancerre

    (sale price $27.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    In the small village of Verdigny, a commune of Sancerre in the eastern Loire the Hippolyte Reverdy’s family has been making wine for generations. In 1971 Michel Hippolyte joined his father and soon after in 1983 he started working with Kermit Lynch Imports. In true Kermit Lynch fashion the vineyards of Hippolyte Reverdy see no pesticides, the yeasts are of indigenous nature and no extra sulfites added. Very pure and fresh, this wine broadens itself once on the palate and you literally taste it from the moment it hits your lips until if trails off the back of your tongue. Oysters, clams or lobster create singular harmony with this fabulous effort.

July 21st 2018 Wine Tasting

  • 2016 Jean-Paul Brun Terres Dorées Bourgogne Pinot Noir

    (sale price $21.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    The Terres Dorées Bourgogne by Jean-Paul Brun is an incredible Pinot Noir from one of France's best winemakers. Brun makes his wines in a natural fashion, with no chemical pesticides or fertilizers, and with no additives applied in the winery. This delicious red wine is vibrant and fruit- driven, but earthy, subtle, and complex and is perfect in both style and price for casual entertaining.

  • 2017 Aix Rosé

    (sale price $17.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    Aix Rosé, the culmination of 130 years of winemaking at the Maison Saint Aix vineyard in Provence, is a lively summer wine. It is filled with seasonal fruit notes of strawberry and mango, wrapped in a thin layer of light spice. A warm weather favorite, Aix Rosé is an amiable companion to seafood, salad, and grilled chicken.

July 14th 2018 Wine Tasting

  • Le Contesse Prosecco

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    The brilliant straw - yellow color of the Le Contesse is what first draws your eye to this Single Fermentation Prosecco. The aromatic nuances is very floral reminiscent of acacia flowers and wisteria. Tasty and well balanced, the brut styled prosecco has a dry aftertaste which makes it an excellent choice for an aperitif as well as a commendable choice for any occasion.

  • 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

July 7th 2018 Wine Tasting

  • 2016 Jean Paul Brun Beaujolais L'Ancien

    (sale price $16.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    Made from Gamay grape, this wonderful bottle from Jean-Paul Brun is always a welcome favorite with us. Not only is this wine fantastic because Jean-Paul Brun works in a natural fashion (using only natural yeast, no pesticides and no added sulfites) it is also great with any chicken dish - either roasted or sautéed - as well as a variety of red meats.

  • 2017 Minuty Cotes de Provence Rosé

    (sale price $16.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    Minuty Cotes de Provence is made with a traditional Provence blend of Grenache, Cinsault, and Syrah. Pale pink in color with a clean nose of citrus and fresh acidity makes for an incisive and lively palate that is most refreshing on a warm summer afternoon.

June 30th 2018 Wine Tasting

  • 2016 Bailly Lapierre Saint Bris Sauvignon Blanc

    (price $14.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - Inactive

    The appellation of Saint-Bris in Northern Burgundy is the only appellation in Burgundy allowed to grow Sauvignon Blanc. Mostly limestone soil this wine is pale gold in color yet brilliant in the glass. The bouquet offers up nuances of white fruit which transitions into citrus upon aeration. Fresh and delicate in the mouth, the touch of minerality trails off nicely in the finish.

  • 2015 Domaine Bernard Baudry

    (price $19.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - Inactive

    From the appellation of Chinon in the Loire, we bring you the Domaine Bernard Baudry. This wine made from 100% Cabernet Franc from vines with an average age of 30-35 years old. Practicing organic farming methods and wild- yeast fermentation, this wine shows a deep red/black color and beautiful aromas of ripe red and black fruits with hints of earth, roast meat, black pepper and violet. The palate is dense and sapid with supple strawberry and blackberry liqueur and mineral flavors lifted by bright acidity. The fruit is quite ripe but the wine is well balanced at 12.5% alcohol.

  • 2016 Enrico Serafino Gavi di Gavi

    (sale price $14.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    This Gavi di Gavi from Enrico Serafino is made from the Cortese grape from the Gavi region in the town of Gavi just north of Genova. This unoaked wine spends time on its lees which explains its rich mouth-feel. Pale yellow in color and showing floral and citrus aromas this wine will trails off into a minerally and dry finish.

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