Featured Wine for June – 2018 Hedges Family Estate CMS Sauvignon Blanc & 2018 Hedges Family Estate CMS Red, Washington

2018 Hedges Family Estate CMS Sauvignon Blanc, Washington $16

This Sauvignon Blanc is light straw in color and brilliantly clear. Peach, gooseberry, lemon curd, citrus blossom and just a tinge of orange marmalade hit the nose. On the palate are flavors of just ripe lemon, peach and a tasty touch of fresh biscuits So much about this wine is drinkable. It’s light, but not insignificant. It’s refreshing, thoughtful like a breezy summer day Absolutely enjoyable.  Alcohol: 13.5% This blend of Cabernet, Merlot and Syrah has black cherry, raspberry, warm mulling spices with a bit of cocoa, vanilla and anise on the nose. The palate is very soft up front, has a nice creamy center and while it does pack a slight punch, it lingers into a finessed finish. With flavors of chocolate, sarsaparilla, raspberry candy, clove and cinnamon, this wine is delicious, well rounded and sure to be a crowd pleaser. Alcohol: 14%

2018 Hedges Family Estate CMS Red, Washington $16

This blend of Cabernet, Merlot and Syrah has black cherry, raspberry, warm mulling spices with a bit of cocoa, vanilla and anise on the nose. The palate is very soft up front, has a nice creamy center and while it does pack a slight punch, it lingers into a finessed finish. With flavors of chocolate, sarsaparilla, raspberry candy, clove and cinnamon, this wine is delicious, well rounded and sure to be a crowd pleaser. Alcohol: 14%

Featured Wines for December – Jean-Louis Cuvée Brut Blanc de Blancs, Burgundy, France & Henry Fessy, Beaujolais-Villages Nouveau, Vieilles Vignes, Beaujolais, France

Jean-Louis Cuvée Brut Blanc de Blancs, Burgundy, France $11

This sparkling wine is pale golden in color with delicate bubbles. It has a white fresh fruit bouquet of pear and apple. On the palette it has a clean, fresh attack on your mouth. This has a pleasant taste thanks to being a well-balanced. Enjoy the lovely small bubbles. Celebrate an occasion or just enjoy this festive sparkler. Alcohol: 11.5%

Henry Fessy, Beaujolais-Villages Nouveau, Vieilles Vignes, Beaujolais, France $14

Beaujolais nouveau is a purple-pink wine reflecting its youth. The method of production means that there is a higher acidity and very little tannin. Nouveau will have very bright, fresh, red fruit flavors, such as cherry, strawberry, and raspberry, along with fruity flavors of banana, grape, fig and pear drop. The wine is recommended to be slightly chilled to 55 °F. Alcohol: 14.5%

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Featured Wines for November – Vina Falernia – Pedro Ximinex & Pinot Noir Reserva, Equi Valley Chile

Vina Falernia Pedro Ximinex $11

This wine is pale straw yellow in color. It has a brilliant, very attractive nose with floral and tropical fruit flavors. This is a nice medium body with balance of acidity and an attractive minerality, coupled with a long, crisp and refreshing finish. Enjoy chilled as an aperitif and with appetizers, salads, white meats and seafood. Alcohol: 13%

Vina Falernia Pinot Noir Reserva $13

The wine has a delicate aroma of black cherry, raspberry and strawberry, with well integrated French oak. This is a medium bodied wine with elegant and silky tannins on the palate. It pairs well with grilled river fish, spiced duck, light pizza or even most roasted vegetable dishes. This is a very versatile wine. Alcohol: 14%

Featured Wines for October – Tohu Wines, Sauvignon Blanc Single Vineyard & Tablelands Pinot Noir, Marlborough, New Zealand

Tohu Wines, Sauvignon Blanc Single Vineyard, Marlborough, New Zealand (2018) $15

This fresh and focused Sauvignon has bright aromas of citrus, apples and passionfruit with a distinct fresh cut grass herbaceous line running through it. On the palate the fresh fruit shines through with more green apples, lemongrass and passionfruit given focus by some fresh natural acidity, a touch of sweetness but finishing with a dry minerality. Alcohol: 13%

Tablelands Pinot Noir, Marlborough, New Zealand (2016) $21

Firm and savory, this Pinot Noir has herb, soy and toasted cumin accents surrounding a core of dried cherry and cranberry flavors. Earthier notes emerge in the background, bringing to mind the smell of cool black soil. The bouquet is of dried rose, freshly brewed chicory coffee and warm slices of toasted bread! Alcohol: 13.4%

Curbside Pick-Up for Wine Club

Until we are back to opening receptions, wine club members may get their October wines (and any other missed months) curbside from 4 PM to 7 PM.

 

Curbside Pick-Up for Wine Club

 

Until we are able to deliver wine club selections with First Friday tastings, we offer curbside delivery right at our front door from 4 until 7 PM.

Featured Wine for July – La Solitude Cotes du Rhone Blanc & Rouge, Rhone Valley, France

2019 La Solitude Cotes du Rhone Blanc $16

This is a sustainable blend of Grenache Blanc (10%), Clairette (60%), and Viognier (30%.) This is a rounded and open blend with friendly peach and honeysuckle notes. It has a breezy, almond-accented finish. This is a great pairing for sushi and Asian-style food. It is also a great appertif. Alcohol: 14.5%

2017 La Solitude Cotes du Rhone Rouge $16

This is a blend of Grenache (50%), Syrah (40%) and Mourvedre (10%) that is sustainable. It is medium-bodied wine is fresh with clean fruit and elegant tannins. This Cotes du Rhone pairs well with grilled and roasted meats. It is also a great appertif. Alcohol: 14.5%

Featured Wines for March – Franklin Tate Estates

2018 Franklin Tate Estates Chardonnay, Margaret River, Western Australia $15

Franklin Tate Estates Chardonnay, is pale straw yellow with a green tinge. The nose is a blend of creamy nougat and cashew nut with bright fruit aromas of white peach and nectarine and fresh citrus notes. The palate is lifted with white peach, nectarine and honeydew melon with a dash of lemon zest. The oak is subtle and well-integrated providing attractive flavors of hazelnut cream, nougat and hints of soft vanilla spice. The palate finishes with a lingering fresh acidity. This is a great pairing for salmon. Alcohol: 13.5%

2018 Franklin Tate Estates Shiraz, Margaret River, Western Australia $15

Franklin Tate Estates Shiraz is a deep ruby red with a purple hue. On the nose you get rich and spicy with dense dark cherry, blueberry and mixed red berry fruits. On the palate this is a highly expressive wine with great fruit concentration. The tannin structure is chewy, and the oak has provided a sweet, chocolate flavor along with hints of hazelnuts and toast. White pepper lingers on the finish. This is a highly expressive wine that is a rich, bold red. This is definitely a wine for grilled beef cooked rare. Alcohol: 14.4%

Featured Wines for February

2018 Santa Barbara, Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi, Marche, Italy$14

Santa Barbara, Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi perfectly captures the essence of the green, rolling hills of Italy’s Le Marche region, along the Adriatic coast directly east of Tuscany. The Verdicchio varietal itself has a little greenness, in both color and flavor as does this by Santa Barbara. It is aromatic, fleshy, dry, and savory. With aromas of apple and fresh flowers. it has chameleon-like qualities. Enjoy it year-round, day and night, without thinking too hard about food pairings.  Alcohol: 13%

2017 Azienda Agricola Evio Tintero, Langhe Nebbiolo, Piedmont, ltaly $14   

Azienda Agricola Evio Tintero, Langhe Nebbiolo is from Piedmont which sits on the borders of France and Spain at the foot of the Alps. In this vintage Langhe offers an impeccable balance of freshness, tannin, and mineral grit. This wine possesses the aromatics of the Nebbiolo grape used for of an aged Barolo but from young Nebbiolo fruit this wine is surprisingly dense with a savory, juicy mouthfeel and long finish. A great steak wine! Alcohol: 14%