Galerie, "Naissance", Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, 2017 - $29.99
Shows tropical aromas of pineapple, orange peel, grapefruit and orange blossom that lead into full flavors of apricot and orange zest, with hints of dry grass.
Mer Soleil, Pinot Noir, Santa Lucia Highlands, California, 2017 - $25.99
Flavors of cherry cobbler mingle with cola notes and hints of anise. Tannins are structured yet extremely fine, providing a lush, lingering mouthfeel.
Dry Creek Vineyard, Chenin Blanc, California, 2017 - $11.99
Orange-marmalade aromas set the stage for a rather full-bodied, dry and flavorful wine; floral and fruity elements are counter-balanced by a tangy texture and subtle mineral accents. 91 pts. Best Buy, Wine Enthusiast
Copertino, Riserva, Red Blend, Puglia, Italy, 2009 - $16.99
Made only in the best vintages and released at the winemaker's discretion after several years of bottle aging; intense, full, rich and ethereal aromas of blackberry, plum.
Aussières, Domaines Barons De Rothschild (Lafite), Chardonnay, Pays d’Oc, France 2018 - $11.99
Notes of citrus fruit zest mingled with white flowers on the nose; a fresh, lively attack on the palate, typical of the Chardonnay grown on the Languedoc’s “cool” terroirs.
Bardos, Romantica, Tempranillo, Crianza, Ribera del Duero, 2016 - $18.99
aroma of ripe fruits, dark fruits jams, tobacco and leather. Full-bodied wine with strong structure and noticeable freshness. Smooth and elegant, complemented with gentle tannins and pleasant finish.
Bodega Garzon, Albarino Reserva, Uraguay, 2018 - $17.99
Fruity aromas reminding of peach, balanced with citric notes; fresh and mineral with a marked acidity and a long and rounded aftertaste in the mouth.
Daou Vineyards, 'Pessimist' Red Blend, Paso Robles, 2017 - $22.99
A powerful and intensely aromatic red blend of Syrah, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel and Tannat; massive in weight yet elegantly structured, a powerhouse that reveals itself in stages.
Cavicchioli, "1928" Spumante, Italy, NV - $14.99
Lively, fine and persistent perlage with an intense aroma of candied fruits and sweet flowers; a fresh and delicate taste with an aromatic finish.
Sierra Cantabria, Jorge Ordonez, Rosé, Rioja, Spain, 2017 - $9.99
Nose of red berries, anise seed, light notes and nuances of fresh fruit, strawberry, blackberry, raspberry, pomegranate; palate is reminiscent of fresh pomegranate & watermelon, organic farming.
NEW! Unshackled Wines by the Prisoner Wine Company: Cabernet Sauvignon and Red Blend Both $24.99
The PWC’s Cab delivers classic blackberry fruit with solid tannins and aging in French and American Oak. The Red Blend brings Zinfandel, Malbec, Petite Sirah, Syrah, and Grenache together for a rich, spicy, full-bodied experience.
Peirano Estate Vineyards, Chardonnay, Heritage Collection, Lodi, 2016 - $14.99
Complex flavors of sweet, rich, red and yellow apples, bosch pears, fresh picked peaches and juicy sweet honeydew melons; soft hints of butter and vanilla round out the lingering finish.
Bubbles & Rosé
Suriol Brut Nature Cava, Alt Penedés, Spain, 2016 - $18.99
Elegant and dry sparkling wine that’s a tasty blend of Macabeu, Xarel-lo, and Parellada. Family owned and certified organic.
Henriot, Brut Souverain, Champagne, France, NV - $42.99
Nose is precise, expressive and refreshing, with notes of citrus and yellow fruit & florals; lively, and fresh on the palate with pastry, spice, morello cherry and candied plum notes, full texture precedes a clean, refreshing finish.
Chateau de Selle Domaines Ott Rosé, Cotes de Provence, France, 2015 1.5L - WAS $99.99 NOW $49.99
Built to age and from an excellent vintage, this zesty, vibrant, and fruity wine pairs well with a wide variety of dishes.
Spoken Barrel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, Washington State, 2015 - $17.99
Lush and concentrated flavors of blackberry and cherry with hints of cassis lead to a warm, toasty sweet vanilla finish with fine, velvety tannins.
90+ Cellars, Bourgogne, Lot 160, France, 2018 - $24.99
Fragrant with red berry and floral aromas followed by a delicate but long finish, the palate is laced with fresh red cherries and plums and notes of violets.
ORGANIC Italian wines from Poderi Morini
Savignone Rosso 2015, Emilia-Romagna, (Ravenna IGT), Italy - $13.99
Single-variety Savignone Rosso (aka Centesimino) stainless steel preserves a nuanced bouquet of floral rose aromas; light in body and elegant with alluring notes of bergamot, spice, and black tea.
MorAle Sangiovese Superiore 2015, Emilia-Romagna, Italy - $14.99
No oak aging, medium-bodied wine with bright acidity, and displays tasty raspberry fruit with a pleasant savoriness; pairs wonderfully with tomato-based dishes, lasagna, and pizza.
Nonno Rico Sangiovese Superiore Riserva Oriolo 2011, Emilia-Romagna, Italy - $19.99
This exquisite Riserva displays classic aromas of clay pot, violet, tobacco, and tomato leaf while delivering delicious flavors of spice and ripe fruits; fermented in stainless steel and then aged in 350L French tonneaux.
Augusto Rosso Burson 2009, Emilia-Romagna, Italy - $25.99
Morini’s profound 2009 expression of Uva Longanesi was only released in 2016 after spending five years in tonneaux; a heady mix of fig, espresso, balsam, and pine with tasty notes of mocha and phenomenal tannins.
Daou, Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles, 2017 - $50.99
Full-bodied and avery silky texture, this wine glides into a long, generous finish resonating with ripe fruit and exotic spice allowing amazing aging capabilities.
Champy, Marsannay, Burgundy, France 2013 - $32.99
Vivacious acidity, tart fruit, and floral aromas abound in this Pinot Noir from the oldest wine company in Burgundy.
Bouchard Pere & Fils, Savigny-Les-Beaune, Les Lavieres, Premier Cru 2017 - $56.99
"Les Lavieres" an homage to the flat limestone slabs found on old houses of the region; offers up freshness, elegance, and pleasant minerality.
Bouchard Pere & Fils, Nuits-Saint-Georges 2015 - $49.99
Rustic power, drinks now with decanting and will easily cellar another ten-plus years.
Domaine Louis Boillot & Fils, Gevrey-Chambertin, Les Evocelles 2013 - $69.99
Right now this muscular Pinot delivers dark fruit and savory, spicy aromas; has longevity and will continue to cellar well.
Domaine du Pegau, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, France, 2010 3L - WAS $546.00 NOW $475.00
Get ready for dark fruit, herbs, spice, and full-bodied Chateauneuf-du-Pape power and grace from a terrific vintage.
El Tanino, "1752", Garnacha Tintorera Alta Xpression, Almansa, Spain, 2015 - $18.99
Aromas of mature fruits and sweet spices; tasty, complex and concentrated on the palate, made from old vines with 12 months in French and American oak-barrels.
The Eyrie Vineyards, Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon, 2016 - $36.99
Organic, hand-harvested, no herbicides or pesticides allowed; fantastic acidity and strawberry fruit with notes of earth and spice.
Walt, Blue Jay, Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley, California, 2016 - $41.99
Good acidity, floral, spicy, and full of rich fruit.
Walt, Pinot Noir, La Brisa, Sonoma Coast, California ,2017 - $41.99
Fresh and fun, full-bodied and savory Pinot with lots of dark fruit, mocha, and iron.
Bergström, Le Pré du Col Vineyard, Ribbon Ridge, Willamette Valley, Oregon 2014 - $59.99
Meaning "Meadow on the Mountain", look for cherry and strawberry fruit with intriguing spices and aromas of cinnamon.
Republic of Georgia
Vartsikhe Marani Aladasturi, Imereti, 2018 - $26.99
Organically farmed from 10–25-year-old vines this dry, light red from the Republic of Georgia allures with floral aromas and fresh, crisp, tart fruit on the palate. Pair with Havarti cheese, egg-based dishes, braised greens, salmon, turkey, chicken, lamb, and BBQ.
Tchotiashvili Tavkveri, Khaketi, 2017 - $26.99
This medium- to full-bodied dry red from the Republic of Georgia has cherry, herbal, and earthy ﬂavors that pair excellently with paella, grilled octopus, goulash, prosciutto, and hamburgers.
Nine Oaks Khikhvi, Khaketi, 2016 - $26.99
This medium-bodied amber wine from the Republic of Georgia delivers soft acidity and flavors of dried apricot, honey, and spearmint. Pair with mild cheeses, salads, and white meats. Organically farmed with spontaneous native yeast fermentation, four weeks maceration, and aged in steel. Low sulfur dosage, and only 2,400 bottles made!
Tchotiashvili Rkatsiteli, Khaketi, 2016 - $26.99
Kakha Tchotiashvili, a trained oenologist from the Republic of Georgia, farms 41 diﬀerent varieties organically. This amber wine offers up fresh citrus fruit, herbaceous flavors, and a crisp, tannic backbone. Pair with lentil soup, baba ghanoush, root vegetable stews, and spiced meats.
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Mount Veeder Winery, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2016 - $35.99
Rich, full-bodied with generous structure, yet a very supple mouthfeel with berry, peppercorn, and olive that fill the palate and lead to a long, lingering finish of dark fruit and notes of crème brûlée.
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Azienda Agricola, Tornatore, Etna Bianco, Sicily, Italy, 2017 - $21.99
Inviting aromas of fragrant wildflower, white stone fruit and aromatic herb; a palate of ripe yellow apple, green melon, citrus zest and dried thyme, while a mineral note gives it a savory—almost salty—finish.
Chateau Pegau, "Maclura", Cotes du Rhone, 2014 - $20.99
Intense aromas of cassis, blackberry, and spice, with soft, ripe, tannins on the palate and a lingering finish - a versatile, food-friendly wine.
Murphy-Goode, "Liar's Dice" Zinfandel, Sonoma County, 2014 - $20.99
The soft tannins invite ripe, yet fresh flavors of black raspberry, black cherry, and blackberry jam.