Saturday, December 15, 2018 – Holiday Grand Tasting

 

Paraiso Estate Chardonnay 2015, Monterey, California $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.

Sans Liege Cotes-du-Coast 2017, Santa Maria, CA, $31.99

Blend: 41% Viognier, 26% Roussanne, 18% Marsanne, 15% Grenache Blanc. Jasmine, honeysuckle, donut peaches & freshly whipped vanilla cream, sweet white corn, buttered and salted sourdough, orange pith.

Redentore Refosco 2015, Italy $23.99 

Organic, No Added Sulfates. Hints of blackberry, licorice, melted dark chocolate and sandalwood; it is a dry, warm wine, with soft tannins and a long aftertaste.

Carol Shelton Monga Zin, Old Vines 2016, Cucamonga Valley, CA, $24.99

Organic. Grapes harvested from 100 years old and dry-farmed vineyard. Deep black cherry fruit, dried cranberry, orange zest, dusty vanilla-caramel oak, graham crackers, and cocoa.

Sans Liege The Prophetess Santa Maria, CA, $49.99 

73% Syrah, 27% Mourvèdre. 12 barrels made. Scents of confectionary blue fruit, cinnamon graham cracker, fennel, smoked meat, dark chocolate and plum hang in the air.

Viera de Sousa 10 Years White Port, Portugal $47.99 

A very elegant White Port wine with a high aromatic complexity elaborated with different lots of old White Port of great quality, aged in casks for more than 10 years.

Eira Dos Mouros White 2016, Ribeiro, Spain 2016, $18.99 

100% Treixadura. Fresh, vivid, and bright on the palate, with notes of exotic fruits and a beautiful minerality. Lovely purity of fruit; a touch of spiciness in the finish.

Frick Cotes de Frick Blanc 2016, Dry Creek Valley CA $32.99 

Organic. Grenache Blanc 66%; Viognier 34%. Fresh floral aromas of honeysuckle and white orchid. Ripe apple, apricot, mango, quince paste.   Chewy dried apricot and pear fruit in the long lingering finish.

Helen and Joey Shiraz 2017, Yarra Valley, Australia $22.99 

Lots of fresh blue fruit such as blueberries and elderberries, as well as plenty of fresh herbs and spices. Medium body, fresh acidity and a juicy finish.

Gamba Zinfandel Starr Road Ranch Old Vines 2013, RRV $51.99

Organic. Silky, vibrant, fruity full body and a seamless, appealing, medium-long raspberries, honeyed nuts, and chocolate mint finish.

La Dama Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2013, Veneto $55.99 

Tiny production from boutique winery. Classic-style Amarone – cherry, dried fig, cinnamon, clove and tobacco with a long, warm and silky finish.

Punch Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Rutherford $83.99 

Amazing Value for 1.5 L bottle.  Only 3 bottles for sale. Dark blackberry, cassis, black cherry, raspberry; the wine lingers on the palate with a historical hint of Rutherford dust.

Banfi La Pettegola Vermentino 2016, Toscana IGT, Italy, $19.99

Fruity aromas with notes of apricot, grapefruit, and spices. Taste: full-bodied, with a lively acidity which gives freshness and persistency on the finish.

Infamous Goose Sauvignon Blanc 2017, New Zealand $15.99 

Vibrant aromatics of gooseberry, blackcurrant bush and basil. Flavorful and harmonious palate of ripe citrus and nectarine with refreshing acidity providing great drinkability.

Cecchi Chianti Classico Riserva 2014, Tuscany $29.99 

Currant, black cherry, cedar and wild herb aromas and flavors highlight this powerful red. Best from 2018 through 2024

The Seeker Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Chile $17.99 

Aromas of ripe blackberry and blueberry with a touch of vanilla; flavors are loaded with juicy currant, blackberry, and spice wrapped around a velvety texture.

The Prisoner Wine Company Thorn Merlot 2013, Napa, California, $46.99

Aromas of savory spice, black cherry, and mocha with cedar and blackberry. Elegant balance with flavors of black plum, hints of grilled rosemary and toasted oak.

Mt Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Napa $275.99 

Double magnum bottle (3L) – Limited!!!  82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot, 1% Malbec, 2% Cabernet Franc, 2% Syrah. Aromas of black currant, followed by wet earth, mushroom, and caramelized sugar and dark chocolate.

Stone Original Ginger Wine, England $16.99 

Ginger wine is a fortified English wine to which ginger is added. This spicy character follows on the palate where its zest is quite noticeable but moderated by a softening sweetness.

Croft 430th Anniversary Ruby Port $29.99 

This wine exclusively created to celebrate The 430th Anniversary of the oldest port company in operation. “Croft is known for its Vintage Ports with opulent fruit aromas and silky tannins.

Bellefleur Haute-Serre Malbec Brut Rose NV, France $36.99 

Floral bouquet with hints of red fruit. The bubbles are fine and persistent, and the wine has a great deal of freshness as well as a beautiful long aftertaste