Tasting notes, Feb. 25, 2023; wines of Spain

                     Spain 2021 Can Feixes Blanc SeleccioOn sale for $17.99 Penedes / Catalunya / SpainParellada (Montonec), Macabeo, Xar-relo, Chardonnay, MalvasiaStainless steel aged and matured, the Blanc Seleccio is kept on its lees in the months prior to bottling. Intensely mineral, the Seleccio also offers a subtle perfumed character. 2020 Bernabeleva Camino Navaherreros BlancoOn sale for $16.50[…]

Spirit Tasting,

Spirit Tasting Gin & Winter (Gin) Cocktails Feb. 16, 2022 5 PM – 7 PM Gin & Winter (Gin) Cocktails Feb. 16, 2022 5 PM – 7 PM Tanqueray London Dry Gin 94.6 proof…$34.99 Tanqueray London Dry Gin is an enduring classic that most drinkers have already formed an opinion on. Fans of gin and[…]

Tasting notes, February 18, 2023: Wines from Australia

   Australia 2019 Tanunda Grand Barossa Riesling$18 / Case Price $12.99 Barossa Valley / South Australia100% RieslingThe majority of the Riesling vines employed for the Grand Barossa bottling are very old at 95+ years of age and are planted in a combination of sand and limestone. The savory, salty, citrusy character of this unequivocally dry Riesling[…]

Tasting notes, Feb. 11, 2023; wines from (mostly) Bordeaux

                     Bordeaux 2019 Chevalier L’Esprit de Chevalier Blanc$39.99 / Case Price $32 Pessac-Leognan / Bordeaux / France65% Sauvignon Blanc, 35% SemillonAged in a combination of used and new French oak barrels, L’Esprit is the second selection of the famed Domaine de Chevalier. Aromas and flavors of tropical fruits are backed by persistent acid and subtle notions[…]

Tasting notes, Feb. 4, 2023;Pinot Noir Challenge

                     Pinot Noir Challenge 2020 Michel Magien Bourgogne Côte d’OrOn sale for $32.99 Morey Saint Denis / Nuits / France100% Pinot NoirThe fruit for Magien’s Bourgogne Côte d’Or comes from vineyards just outside of Morey Saint Denis. The resulting wine is full and bright, showcasing the dark fruit charm of the Cote de Nuits. 2019 Benton[…]