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.