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

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NV Voirin-Dumel Blanc de Blanc
On Sale for $39.99
Cramant / Champagne / France
100% Chardonnay
Driven 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 Becker
Wallufer Walkenberg
Kabinett Trocken
$32.99 / Case Price $26.40
Rheingau / Germany
100% Riesling
A dry, complex Riesling from the steep slopes of the Rheingau, Becker’s Kabinett Trocken showcases the zesty, fresh personality of the varietal. Drinkable now and likely to keep for 5 – 10 years.
2019 Shafer
Red Shoulder Ranch
on Sale for $49.99
Carneros / Napa Valley / California
100% Chardonnay
A rich, opulent style of Chardonnay with plenty of fruit to stand up to its partial new oak ageing. Aromas of lemon and butter are balanced by subtle toasty caramel flavors.
2021 Simone Rose
$79.99 / Case Price $64
Palette / Provence / France
45% Grenache, 30% Mourvèdre, 5% Cinsault, 20% other permitted varietals
One of the finest examples of Rose produced on the planet, Simone offers an expressive nose of grilled herbs and strawberries. Just released, the 2021 should continue to open over the next 1-2 years.
2019 Alto Moncayo
$34.99 / Case Price $28
Campo di Borja / Spain
100% Garnacha
A richly textured Grenache sourced from very old vines, Moncayo’s Veraton is freshly styled and carries its concentration and alcohol with ease.
2020 Turley Judge Bell
$39.99 / Case Price $32
Amador / California
100% Zinfandel
The 2020 Turley Judge Bell Zinfandel is a forceful, fruit driven red leading with aromas of very ripe peach and grilled herbs. The wine’s full bodied palate offers preserved red fruit flavors and a smooth, slightly tannic texture.