Wine tasting, Dec. 30, 2022; Champagne & Sparkling wines

                     Sparkling Wines NV Clavelin Brut Comte$24.99 / Case Price $20 Jura / France 100% ChardonnaySourced from a high plateau with base soils of limestone, the Brut Comte is produced by Methode Champenoise, secondary fermentation carried out in bottle. The wine is hand riddled and offers a particularly deep orchard fruit profile. 2020 Bisol Prosecco CredeOn[…]

Tasting notes, Wines for Holiday Dinner; Dec 22, 2022

                     Holiday Fun! NV Voirin-Dumel Blanc de BlancOn Sale for $39.99 Cramant / Champagne / France100% ChardonnayDriven by orchard fruits and a distinctly stony quality, this Champagne is sourced entirely from Grand Cru rated vineyards. A perfect match for oysters or someone you like. 2020 JB BeckerWallufer WalkenbergKabinett Trocken$32.99 / Case Price $26.40 Rheingau / Germany100% RieslingA[…]

Tasting notes, Wines for Gifts; Dec. 17, 2022

                     Gift Wines 2018 Prunier Puligny 1er La Garenne$125 / Case Price $100 Puligny-Montrachet / Côte de Beaune / France 100% ChardonnayLa Garenne is one of the top 1er Cru’s located in the Puligny-Montrachet appellation. Prunier’s 2018 rendition offers ample fruit, expressive minerality and firm acidity. Drinkable today, this wine will evolve positively over the next 3[…]

Tasting notes, Wines of Piedmont: Dec. 10, 2022

                     Piedmont 2021 Le Piane“Boca” Bianco $32.99 / Case Price $26.40 Boca / Piedmont / Italy100% ErbaluceKnown best in the village of Caluso, Erbaluce is also grown in very small quantities in the commune of Boca. Le Piane’s Bianco is aged in a combination of concrete, amphora and acacia barrels. A unique and exciting rarity. 2021[…]

Tasting notes, Sparkling wines & Champagne; Dec. 3, 2022

                     Sparkling Wines 2017 Francois Pinon Vouvray “Non Dosé”$34.99 / Case Price $28 Vouvray / Loire Valley / France100% Chenin BlancSourced from 45-year-old Chenin Blanc vines, the “Non Dose” bottling from Pinon offers a beautiful contrast between ripe fruit and piercing acidity. Unlike most sparkling wines, no additional sugar (hence Non-Dose) has been added during the winemaking[…]