Thursday, December 1, 2016


Friday - December 2nd

Every Friday from 5-7. We will be tasting a featured winery/region. 

This week is Bordeaux time!!

2012 LaTour Martillac  $45.99 
From the Jean Kressmann family, Latour-Martillac has made major strides in quality in both white and red wines for well over 10-15 years. The 2012 has a dense ruby/purple color, and better integration of oak is apparent in this medium to full-bodied wine that shows lots of plum, blackcurrant, licorice and subtle earth. It is medium to full-bodied, with ripe tannin and a long finish. It is another successful 2012 from Pessac-Léognan, one of the top appellations in this vintage. Drink it over the next 15-20 years. 90 PARKER

2006 Quinault l'Enclos $33.99
The 2006 Quinault l’Enclos exhibits the elegant style that Raynaud has achieved in every vintage over the last decade. Sweet black raspberry and currant fruit along with hints of spring flowers and smoky oak are followed by a round, gentle, restrained wine revealing outstanding purity, medium body, and a fine finish. While it is not as prodigious as the 2005, it is a strong effort for the vintage. 90 PARKER

2005 Potensac $41.99 
A superb value for Jean-Hubert Delon, the 2005 Potensac has a deep ruby/purple color, a classic bouquet of sweet red and black fruits, as well as gorgeous texture and purity. Medium-bodied and concentrated, this wine behaves like a Medoc cru classe. Moreover, it will age very well for 10-15 years. Very impressive! 90 PARKER

2006 Cantemerle $45.99 
The 2006 Cantemerle was the "surprise package" of the blind tasting at Farr Vintners' horizontal. It has a conservative nose with rosemary and undergrowth scents that open nicely in the glass, but retain a sense of classicism. The palate is medium-bodied with grainy tannin, lightly spiced red berry fruit, sage and white pepper, quite persistent on the finish, which feels very pure. What an outstanding 2006 Claret - a Cantemerle that punches well above its weight. Tasted April 2016. 92 PARKER


Anonymous said...

That's nice! I haven't been to that location so I'm excited to see everything. Besides all the beer releases. Has there been any new whiskey releases? Or anything coming out beside the pappy/antique?
Looking forward to the wine too!

Paul Hayden said...

Thanks, this is usually a big release time. There should be a lot of whiskey coming this month.

Justin said...

they make fantastic wine