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Wine of the Month – March 2017

Château Saint-Roch Chimères 2014 The 2014 Côtes du Roussillon Villages Chimeres is mostly Grenache, yet includes 30% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre. Aged in a combination of concrete tank and demi-muid, it makes the most of this difficult vintage and have terrific purity in its raspberry, violet, licorice and olive-laced aromas and flavors. Ripe, nicely textured [...]

By |2017-03-20T18:11:38+00:00March 20th, 2017|Wine of the Month|0 Comments

Wine of the Month – February 2017

Salice Salentino Riserva 2010 - Puglia, Italy Region Salice Salentino is one of the 25 DOC wines produced in Puglia. The wine is a blend, using mainly Negroamaro with a small proportion of Malvasia Nera. Paolo Leo’s Salice Salentino vineyard includes four hectares of inter-planted Negroamaro and Malvasia Nera plants, all trained using the typical [...]

By |2017-03-02T17:30:20+00:00February 15th, 2017|Wine of the Month|0 Comments

Wine of the Month – January 2017

Rivallana Crianza Rioja 2013 Decanter: Deep red color. Powerful fruit aromas well-combined with hints of oak aging. On the palate it reveals concentrated, ripe fruit flavors and good structure. 95 Points. Winery Description: Rioja Crianza Rivallana 2013 Bodegas Ondarre is an intense oak-aged Rioja with flavours of cherries, plums and vanilla. 80% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha and [...]

By |2017-03-02T17:30:20+00:00January 5th, 2017|Wine of the Month|0 Comments

Wine of the Month – December 2016

Kenwood Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2014 Sonoma, California Winemaking This classically styled Pinot Noir used to craft was made from vineyards located in Sonoma County’s celebrated Russian River Valley appellation. The Russian River empties into the Pacific Ocean and serves as a channel for the cool ocean fog to move inland from the coast. [...]

By |2017-03-02T17:30:20+00:00December 2nd, 2016|Wine of the Month|0 Comments

Wine of the Month – November 2016

Izadi Reserva 2011 - Rioja, Spain A 100% Tempranillo aged 14 months in American and French oak, the 2011 Reserva is an outstanding value showing beautiful black and red currant fruits, high-quality, unsmoked cigar tobacco, licorice and loamy soil undertones. Deep, medium to full-bodied, very pure, rich and concentrated, this is a gorgeous wine to [...]

By |2017-03-02T17:30:21+00:00November 9th, 2016|Wine of the Month|0 Comments

Wine of the Month – October 2016

Marques de Casa Concha Carmenere Deep dark red in color, with the classic profile of Carmenere from Peumo, with intense notes of ripe plums, black currants, and dark chocolate, along with firm tannic structure and pronounced acidity. Variety Carmenere. Denomination of Origin (D.O.) Peumo. Origin Peumo Vineyard, Cachapoal Valley. The Peumo Vineyard is located 170 [...]

By |2017-03-02T17:30:21+00:00October 4th, 2016|Wine of the Month|0 Comments

Wine of the Month – September 2016

Château des Karantes Bergerie 2012 Château des Karantes is a magni cent vineyard situated in Languedoc-Rousillon. The domaine is in the heart of a small valley located two minutes away from the Mediterranean between the seaside resort towns of Narbonne Plage and St. Pierre sur Mer. The estate offers a beautiful panoramic view of the [...]

By |2017-03-02T17:30:22+00:00September 3rd, 2016|Wine of the Month|0 Comments

Wine of the Month – August 2016

Menguante Garnacha 2014 - Ribera del Duero, Spain WINERY Vinedos y Bodegas Pablo is a family owned and operated bodega with estate owned vineyards located in Almonacid de la Sierra in the Carinena region. The Pablo family has a long winemaking tradition in the region with indigenous grapes. Additionally, they have been dedicated to biodynamic [...]

By |2017-03-02T17:30:22+00:00August 2nd, 2016|Wine of the Month|0 Comments

Wine of the Month – July 2016

Michel Gassier Cercius Cotes du Rhone 2012 - France A joint venture between Gassier, Philippe Cambie, and importer Eric Solomon, the 2012 Cercius Vieilles Vignes is a year in, year out ridiculous value that also drinks well past its humble price point. Comprised of 85% Grenache and 15% Syrah that was aged for 6 months [...]

By |2017-03-02T17:30:22+00:00July 6th, 2016|Wine of the Month|0 Comments