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Wine of the Month – December 2015

  Tenuta Monteti Caburnio 2010 - Tuscany, Italy After a mild winter the vines budded regularly at the end of March. Spring brought some rain which slightly slowed vegetation. A hot and dry summer pushed the harvest to the beginning of September. The result of this season was a smaller yield of high quality grapes with [...]

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Wine of the Month – November

Wine of the Month - November 92 points: The 2009 Cedro Do Noval is 50% Touriga Nacional, 30% Touriga Franca, 10% Syrah (just a dollop this year) and 10% Tinta Roriz. It is “Duriense” instead of Douro because of the Syrah. In Noval’s lineup, this is quickly becoming the one to grab, because the quality [...]

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Wine of the Month – October

  Grape 30% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 30% Mourvedre, 10% Carignan Terroir Château des Karantes is a beautiful vineyard in the Languedoc-Roussillon. The estate, nestled in a small valley overlooking the sea, is at 2mn beach resorts of Narbonne Plage and St Pierre sur Mer, 15 minutes from the motorway and the city of Narbonne. It [...]

By | October 6th, 2015|Wine of the Month|0 Comments

September Wine Sale

It's time to stock up some wines for fall. ALL wines including red, white, sparkling, champagne, fortified (marsala/madeira/sherry/port), mead, and even sake will be on 25% off during Wine Sale. Longing for a bottle—or a case—of a wine you enjoyed at your favorite restaurant? We’re more than happy to track it down for you. Just [...]

By | September 3rd, 2015|General News|0 Comments

Wine of the Month – August

  "This unfiltered Spanish Tempranillo opens with a mild oak and mild blackberry with a hint of black licorice. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced and juicy. The flavor profile is a tasty black plum and black licorice blend with hints of minerality, old oak, and spice. The finish is dry and [...]

By | September 3rd, 2015|Wine of the Month|0 Comments

Wine of the Month – July

Winemaking Harvested by night to keep the freshness, each vineyard lot is fermented separately after a 4 days pre-fermentation cold soak which brings bright color & flavor and silky tannins. After gentle pressing, some selected lots are racked directly into small French oak barrels adding depth and complexity. After 4 months of ageing, each component [...]

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Wine of the Month – June

June Wine of the Month Vin de Pays d'Oc, France Grape: 100% Cinsault Cinsault has always been an integral, albeit relatively un-sung, colour on the Languedoc palette. It is encouraging that young winemakers are now affording it due respect, none more so than Yves Falmet, who farms the schistous soils of St Chinian with organic [...]

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Summer Wine Sale

It's time to stock up wines for summer! Stop by between 6/4 and 6/5 to receive 25% off all wines - red, white, sparkling/champagne, fortified (port/madeira/marsala/sherry), mead and wine accessories - aerator, decanter, wine glasses, etc. Our wine sale features great prices on a vast selection of bottles and gifts. Don't miss this great sale that accentuates [...]

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Wine of the Month – May 2015

The Gran Passione Rosso is crafted in the tradition of “Apassimento” (to dry and shrivel), the same style as Amarone wines of the region. This technique has its roots in an ancient past dating back to the Roman era. Over the centuries, this technique of “drying” the grapes before crushing has been honed, resulting in [...]

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