• March 2019 – Wines of the Month

    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.

  • Wines of the Month December 2018

    Featured Selections for December 2018

     

    Paraiso Estate Chardonnay 2015, Monterey, California

    Regular $22.99
    Aromas of peach, lemon-lime and green apple with flavors of toasted nuts, nectarine and apple. A full rich mouth feel with a long full-flavored finish.

    Food Pairings: Rich dishes like poached salmon in butter sauce, roasted chicken, pasta in a creamy sauce or even cheese-based salads such as Caesar or chicken salad

    Brady Vineyard Petite Syrah 2015, Paso Robles, California

    Regular $24.99
    Rich and luxurious, featuring deep crimson color and aromas reminiscent of blackberry, and black pepper with subtle notes of roasted vanilla and spice. On tasting, it shows opulent texture and savory berry and bramble flavors that echo the aromas. The wine is luscious, full-bodied with balancing gentle acidity and just a hint of velvety oak that lengthens the finish.

    Food Pairings: Enjoy by itself, or with smoked or roasted meats, sharp cheeses and with dishes with rich flavorful sauces.

    Pillitteri Estates Icewine Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Canada

    Regular $49.99
    The nose exhibits nuances of raspberries, cranberry cocktail and lime zest. The high acidity is even evident on the nose making one’s mouth water almost instantly. The palate explodes with flavors of fresh raspberry pie, cherries in syrup, violets and vanilla bean. The mouth-feel is deliciously sweet and intense, but the natural acidity acts as a backbone creating impeccable balance and length on the palate.

    Food Pairings: superb on its own or with desserts and dark chocolates