March 2019 – Wines of the Month
Una Gruner Veltliner 2017, Burgenland, Austria $18.99
This wine’s fresh, lifted citrus aroma has a touch of lime. The palate is also totally bright with lemony freshness and summery ease. This is one for the picnic basket.
Food Pairings: Vegetarian dishes, poultry, lean fish, pork, cured meats
Chateau Jas de Bressy White 2015, Chateauneuf du Pape, France $47.99
Blend: 50% Grenache, 50% Roussanne
Rich and rounded, this wine has damp woodland notes and fruit flavors. Well balanced, complex, and presents an impressive length.
Food Pairings: Fish, poultry with creamy white sauces, matured cheeses.
Morgan Cotes du Crows Rhone Blend 2016, Monterey, CA $19.99
Blend: 52% Syrah, 44% Grenache, 4% Tempranillo
Raspberry jam, cedar, and fig paste aromas jump out of the glass. The wine is medium-bodied with soft tannins, offering a mouthful of brambleberry and black cherry. Its weight and balance make it a perfect pairing with anything off the grill.
Food Pairings: Beef, pasta, lamb, deer, venison.
Chateau du Bois de la Garde Red 2015, Cotes du Rhone, France $47.99
Blend: 65% Grenache Noir, 15% Syrah, 12% Carignan, 5% Cinsault, 2% Counoise, 1% Mourvedre
Rich and elegant, combines a good structure with delicacy. Red-berry aromas prevail in the smell and during the tasting. Potential aging of 5 to 8 years.
Food Pairings: Beef, lamb, deer, venison.