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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 1st 2022 Wine Tasting

  • 2020 Daou Vineyards Bodyguard

    (sale price $36.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    The Daou Bodyguard another exceptional wine from Daniel Daou. Bold and brooding blend shows off a vivid deep purple hue which leads you directly into the intense nose of chocolate- covered blueberry and blackberry with underlying hints of currant. The lush palate of black plum and dried cherry is supported by a firm structure with polished and fine-grained tannins. This wine leads you into a full and elegant finish all due to it’s unique blend of 65% Petit Verdot and 35% Petite Sirah

  • 2018 Domaine Eden Chardonnay

    (sale price $29.99)

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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. .

September 24th 2022 WineTasting

  • 2018 Château La Vielle Cure

    (sale price $34.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    Château La Vieille Cure (92 Parker Rating below) is one of the benchmark producers in the right bank of Bordeaux. The soil found in this site is heavy on limestone and the average age of the vines are 40+ years old and are all hand-harvested. Indigenous yeasts are used in the cellar. A blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, Château La Vieille Cure is one of the stronghold of these terroirs located in the north of Bordeaux adjacent to Pomerol and Saint-Emilion. Parker review is below. Rating 92+ Robert Parker Wine Advocate - Deep garnet-purple in color, the La Vieille Cure opens with cedar chest, graphite and tree bark scents, giving way to a core of baked blackberries, stewed plums and cherry compote, with wafts of Sichuan pepper and star anise. The full-bodied palate is wearing a lot of oak at this stage, with a good core of baked black fruits and loads of exotic spice accents, supported by grainy tannins and enough freshness, finishing woody. Drink over the next 12-15 years.

  • 2021 Masseria Li Veli Verdeca

    (sale price $21.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    Verdeca is an ancient Apulian grape variety that has a terrific bright yellow color with subtle green shades. Intense fruity on the nose, with scent of tropical fruit, citrus, pear and fresh spices. On the palate it is full, well balanced with a good acidity. Fruity, mineral and mildly spicy aftertaste.

September 17th 2022 Wine Tasting

  • 2020 Clos du Moulin Aux Moines Bourgogne Aux Seurrets

    (sale price $32.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    Nestled in the heart of Côte de Beaune this centuries old vineyard has returned to its ancestral values since it’s acquisition by the Andrieu family in 2008 thanks to organic and biodynamic principles. Although classified as a Bourgogne, the Aux Seurrets is from a vineyard in the town of Pommard from vines planted in the 1970’s. This wine offers up flavors of red cherry fruit, earth and cocoa notes. All this is braced by a nice and balanced acidity and firm but fine tannins.

  • 2020 Clos du Moulin Aux Moines Clos de la Perriere Monopole

    (sale price $34.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    Clos du Moulin aux Moines is located in Auxey Duresses on the Cote de Beaune in Burgundy and while it dates back to 962, it has been in the hands of the Andrieu Family since 2008. Crafted from 50 years old Chardonnay vines and using organic farming methods, this wine shows off a magnificent color with aromatic notes of acacia and almonds that leads you into a generous and well balanced mouthfeel and finish.

September 10th 2022 Wine Tasting

  • 2020 Colli di Lapio Fiano di Avellino

    (sale price $19.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    West of Naples in the region of Campania, owner-winemaker Clelia Romano and daughter Carmela are at the helm of Colli di Lapio and an outstanding white wine from the Fiano grape, thru organic farming methods. This signature grape of the region shows off a soft, straw yellow color and flavors of peach and melon all surrounded by a vibrant acidity. Pair this up with any seafood or white meat dish.

  • 2019 Colli di Lapio Irpinia Campi Taurasini

    (sale price $22.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    West of Naples in the region of Campania, Owner-winemaker Clelia Romano and daughter Carmela are at the helm of Colli di Lapio where they produce this elegant red wine from the Agliancio grape grown from their vineyard site in Irpinia. This beautiful dense colored red wine has a broad and intense aromas of raspberry jam with notes of tart black fruit, hint of white pepper and grippy tannins all leading you into a full and elegant palate. This wine pairs with rich meats with high fat content as well as any of your strong cheeses. If you are a fan of rustic, earth-driven Italian wines, look no further.

September 3rd 2022 Wine Tasting

  • 2019 Château de Roquefort Les Mûres

    (sale price $22.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    The Château de Roquefort Les Mûres is a red blend of Grenache, Carignan,and Syrah from vines that range 35 to 60 years on age The vines thrive in a mixture of chalky clay and rocky soil with numerous flinty inclusions. The slopes gently rise facing west/northwest enjoying the cool climate of the 360 altitude which helps produce generous yields. The wine first greets you with a rich, deep purple color. The sustained nose of red fruit is pristine and crisp on the palate, but the real enjoyment comes from the great elegance, purity and perfect tannins and the wine lingers in the mouth. This wine is meant for current drinking and would be perfect to enjoy with any casual summer meal that is centered around red meats.

  • 2021 Bourgeois Sancerre Rosé Les Jeunes Vignes

    (sale price $19.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    Produced from 100% Pinot Noir grape, this Rosé goes thru a 24 hour cold maceration and then fermentation in stainless steel tanks. The brilliant deep color captivates you into the stunning layers of red berry flavors before tantalizing the tastebuds with a refreshing salinity and minerality making this the perfect wine to whisk away the summer heat.

August 27th 2022 Wine Tasting

  • 2020 Louis Michel & Fils Chablis

    (sale price $31.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    This Chablis from Louis Michel & Fils enjoys notes of peach and crisp orchard fruit. The wine is medium to full-bodies, satiny and precise with a fleshy core of fruit and lively acids leading into a mineral finish.

  • 2020 Iris Vinyards Pinot Noir

    (sale price $20.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    Named for the wild Douglas Iris that bloom here in the spring, Iris Vineyards is a south facing, bowl-shaped valley is surrounded by the rolling foothills of the Oregon Coast Mountain Range. Owners Richard Boyles and Pamela Frye began planting their vineyard in 1996 and their first vintage was in 2001. Currently their wines are crafted under the watchful eye of winemaker Aaron Lieberman who joined them in 2008. What first strikes you with the Iris Vineyards Pinot Noir is the bright ruby color as it hits the light as it leaves the bottle. The aromas of raspberry, plum and blackberry are released as you pour it into your glass. In the mouth you are treated to a deep, rich flavor and a long palate which is what makes this wine so versatile with a variety of foods.

August 20th 2022 Wine Tasting

August 13th 2022 Wine Tasting

  • 2021 Aix Rosé

    (sale price $19.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In 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.

  • 2020 Château de la Ragotière Muscadet Sèvre Et Maine

    (sale price $13.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - Low Stock

    Muscadet may not be on your wine radar, yet. But this Loire Valley appellation is growing in popularity due to its unique qualities and excellent value. Ragotière's 60+ acres of muscadet vineyards are located near where the Sèvre and Maine rivers converge into the Loire, before flowing to the nearby sea. Pale straw color with a greenish tint. Aromas: Citrus and minerals. On the tongue, this wine is light and tart, with lime and green herbal flavors that come across a bit salty, with a hint of capers present. The finish is palate cleansing and refreshing.

August 6th 2022 Wine Tasting

  • 2019 Château de Roquefort Les Mûres

    (sale price $22.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - New Stock

    The Château de Roquefort Les Mûres is a red blend of Grenache, Carignan,and Syrah from vines that range 35 to 60 years on age The vines thrive in a mixture of chalky clay and rocky soil with numerous flinty inclusions. The slopes gently rise facing west/northwest enjoying the cool climate of the 360 altitude which helps produce generous yields. The wine first greets you with a rich, deep purple color. The sustained nose of red fruit is pristine and crisp on the palate, but the real enjoyment comes from the great elegance, purity and perfect tannins and the wine lingers in the mouth. This wine is meant for current drinking and would be perfect to enjoy with any casual summer meal that is centered around red meats.

  • 2020 Muga Rioja Blanco

    (sale price $16.99)

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    750ml - Bottle - In Stock

    This Spanish wine offers a lemon-yellow color that is a blend of 90% viura, 10% malvasía and white garnacha with a clean, floral nose of almond blossom and citrus notes with faint underlying toasted nuances. On the palate the wine is fresh with very good acidity and a long, clean finish. A perfect match for fish, shellfish and tapas

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