Tasting notes; New Arrivals, Bordeaux, 8/24/19

2018 Château La Gravelle Bordeaux Blanc Regular Price $13.99  Sale price $10.99 This blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and Muscadelle is all about balance. Plush and polished, with lovely manderin orange, pear and floral aromas and flavors, it finishes crisply with citrus acidity and a nutty bitterness. Smooth and seamless, it’s immensely satisfying. 2014 Château[…]

Tasting notes, Rhone wines

2018 Domaine les Aphillanthes ‘Clementia Blanc’ Cotes du Rhone, FR Regular Price $19.99  Sale price $15.99 This blend of Viognier, Roussanne & Clairette is bright and fresh yet full and rich, making it, if not really unique among white wines, surprising to those that have a narrow and less factual view of whites. The vineyards[…]

Tasting notes: Bordeaux, 7/27/19

2018 Château La Rame Blanc Bordeaux, FR Regular Price $22.99  Sale price $17.99 Bright, fresh and crisp, this is a refreshing example of 100% Sauvignon Blanc from the clay-limestone vineyards south-east of the city of Bordeaux. Well established as a superb growing area before the turn of the (last) century, the Arnaud family continues to[…]