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Friday, June 21, 2024

Chateau Virgile Costieres de Nimes Blanc


Customer favorite producer!

2022 Chateau Virgile Costieres de Nimes Blanc...$12.99
Marsanne 30%, Roussanne 40%, Viognier 20%, Rolle 10%
The grapes are harvested at night to preserve their freshness.
Aged on the lees for 6 months for extra complexity.  
An amazing white wine blend!!!
White wine accounts for only 4% of the entire production of Costières de Nimes.
The Château Virgile Blanc is a beautiful example of a white Rhône. The addition of Rolle to the blend has brightened up the wine, making it a bit livelier than in previous vintages. The Roussanne, adds stone fruit flavors of peach and apricot, it also adds weight, texture, and body to the wine. Next, the Marsanne adds lively acidity, a hint of minerality, and citrus fruit flavors. Finally, the Viognier adds tropical fruit flavors to the wine, as well as beautiful, floral aromatics. This is a beautifully balanced wine, ideal for just about any type of shellfish, especially seared scallops, or simply on its own as an aperitif.

2023 Richemar French Chardonnay



One of our best sellers from last year is back! 
New 2023 is fantastic perfect summer  Chardonnay
2023 Richemar French Chardonnay...$12.99
In the heart of the Languedoc, bordering the Thau Basin and the Mediterranean Sea, Les Caves Richemer started in 1937.  Mediterranean Chardonnays receive a lot of sun exposure allow them to fully ripen and express roundness making for a smooth texture. Very fruity on the nose, this is an easy every occasion wine that is bottled early in the year to preserve its freshness.  This wine’s flavors of pear and stone fruit pair well with chicken with olives, Bayonne ham and pâtés as well as with mild, creamy cheeses like Brie.
Early morning picking and cold temperature fermentation to preserve freshness. The lees are stirred post-fermentation to add volume to the wine and balance the fruit.

Meet the Wizard!

Meet the legendary Ozzie Smith!!!!!
TOMORROW!
Go Crazy Folks, Go Crazy!



The Wine and Cheese Place
10451 Manchester Road - Kirkwood Missouri


TOMORROW  --  Saturday --   Saturday June 22nd from noon until 2pm

Ozzie will sign BackFlip cans during the event
He is only signing his Backflip 4pk cans, no other memorabilia.  
They will also have Ozzie Smith pictures that he will sign for customers
You must be 21 years or older to get his autograph 
(anyone under 21 must be accompanied by an adult)
 

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Perennial Peach Berliner Weisse

NEW!!!!!!


Perennial Peach Berliner Weisse....$11.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
The ultimate summer sipper is back!
🍑Peach Berliner Weisse🍑
Refreshing, tangy + perfectly balanced with the natural sweetness of ripe peaches
A light, effervescent body, crisp finish + subtle tartness with a juicy, fruity aroma that make this beer a delightful escape in every sip

Perennial / Hop Butcher Cracker Crust Pale Ale with Honey




Perennial / Hop Butcher Cracker Crust Pale Ale with Honey...$11.99 / 4pk 16oz
Compate to $17.99 / 4pk at Total Wine and More
Cracker Crust is an idea cooked up over many years of texts + calls with our hopbuds up north - Hop Butcher.  Built around a sturdy base of golden promise + 2 Row with a touch of flaked oats + a heavy handful of honey in the whirlpool/ Fermented dry + crisp with ale yeast before being dry hopped lovingly with 40% each Mosaic + Nectaron + 20% Centennial/  Drinking this beer reminds me of walking down the street behind someone smoking joint, orange marmalade w/ honey drizzled on a tasted blueberry bagel, + pizza that might not be pizza, but is pizza, but is still good, but is better cold the next day.

Heavenly Spirits Tasting This Friday at The Wine and Cheese Place Forsyth!

 

TASTING WITH HEAVENLY SPIRITS THIS FRIDAY!
RHUM AGRICOLE!! NEW VERMOUTH!! COCKTAILS!!! STEFFEN SPINKS!!

June 21th - 4pm-6pm
at the Infamous Bar
Wine and Cheese Place in Clayton
7435 Forsyth Blvd

Fridee evening, friend of the shop (and friend to you and yours), Mr. Steffen J. Spinks from Heavenly Spirits will be pouring, mixing, stylin’ and profilin’ some of choice examples of their portfolio. We’re jumpin’ from 4-6!!
Baie des Trésors Rhum Agricole Plein Soleil Rhum Blanc...$41.99 / 700 ml
By the sea, under a blazing and continuous sun, the Fond Basile plot contains sugar cane ideal for the production of a great white rum. In this dry zone, almost arid at times, the cane concentrates remarkable plant aromas that an appropriate distillation will be able to reveal wonderfully through the art of concentration. Each year's rhum is a unique vintage representing that year's harvest.
Bottled at 54%
Cane: R583
Plot: Dry Parcel of Fond Basile
Baie des Trésors Rhum Agricole Fruits of the Rains: French Oak...$56.99 / 700 ml
A little further inland, and a little higher, are the lands near the Habitation Dufferet. On these exposed slopes, the canes receive generous rain. Here the cane is prosperous, rich in juice, like a fatty herb, and it will give birth to round rums, generous and full of sweetness. The woody expression is different, frank with a delicate note of vanilla as well as a smoky, mineral touch. Let yourself be taken aboard for distant horizons. Each year's rhum is a unique vintage representing that year's harvest.
Bottled at cask strength: 50%
Plot: Moist Parcels of Dufferet
Guerin Vermouth Rouge…$19.99
Guerin Vermouth Rouge is crafted from a base of red and white wines, two-year-old red Pineau des Charentes, caramelized grape juice, and herbs and spices, including angelica root, cinnamon, cardamom, coriander, nutmeg, and bitter orange peel. It is then aged in Cognac casks for several months. Wine base: Merlot & Cabernet
Guerin Vermouth Dry Blanc…$19.99
Guerin Dry White Vermouth has a low sugar content, which comes exclusively from the grapes, with no added sugars.
Guerin Vermouth Dry Blanc is crafted from a base of white wine, two-year-old white Pineau des Charentes, caramelized grape juice, and herbs and spices, including angelica root, cinnamon, cardamom, coriander, nutmeg, and bitter orange peel. It is then aged in Cognac casks for several months. Wine base: Ugni Blanc, Colombard, and Montils

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Insolito Tequilas Additive Free Tequilas

Certified Additive Free Tequila Tasting!

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19th, 4:30 - 6:30pm
at our Clayton location on Forsyth.... Insolito Tequilas!

Meet Brand Ambassador Chad Michael George in our CLAYTON store off of Forsyth as he pours some of the hottest tequila values on the market, Insolito. The Anejo is outstanding and  Reposado and Blanco are just as good!

 
Certified Additive Free
Insolito Blanco...$37.99 / 750ml
Meant to be sipped and savored, INSÓLITO Blanco showcases the skill and expertise of the Herrera Brothers. The flavor of pure blue agave freshly distilled features herbal and buttery notes with a smooth, balanced finish.RESTING TIME6 weeks
TASTING Cooked agave, herbal flavors (basil, mint, anise), citrus and butter
BEST ENJOYED Neat and chilled or in a margarita
Certified Additive Free
Insolito Reposado...$46.99 / 750ml
Aged no more than 10 months in new American Oak Barrels, our Reposado preserves the sweeter notes of its Blanco cousin while the slight aging brings forth almond and vanilla notes. INSÓLITO Reposado adds the extraordinary to your tequila cocktails.AGING TIMEBetween 6-10 months in new American Oak Barrels
TASTING NOTES Hints of almond, vanilla, and some spice
BEST ENJOYED Neat, on the rocks, or in a Paloma
Certified Additive Free
Insolito Anejo...$56.99 / 750ml 
Aged between 18 and 24 months in new American Oak Barrels, INSÓLITO Añejo is a silky, well-structured tequila. Highly aromatic with notes of chocolate, nuts and dried fruits, this is a tequila meant to be sipped and savored.AGING TIMEBetween 18-24 months in new American Oak Barrels
TASTING NOTES Chocolate, nuts, dried fruits and wood
BEST ENJOYED Neat, or as the base of an extraordinary Old Fashioned


Additive Free tequila
We have one of the largest selections in the area
- click here to see some online

Jean Marc Burgaud Morgon Cote du Py

 


2022 Jean Marc Burgaud Morgon Cote du Py...$23.99
An inspiring Morgon Cote du Py. Smelling this is like looking down into a vast chasm filled with blackberries. Stunning mineral energy and focus on the medium-bodied palate. You can almost taste the wind that whips over this hilltop site. Then a wave of tiny, fresh blackberries washes over your palate at the wonderfully energetic finish. The production from six hectares goes into this wine. Drink or hold.
Rated 97/100 James Suckling

Crown Royal Blackberry Whisky

In stock now at Forsyth


Crown Royal Blackberry Whisky...$25.99
Limited Edition

To create this extraordinary blend, crown royal whiskies are carefully selected by our master blender and infused with the juicy flavor of fresh blackberries. The harmonious notes of this summer fruit complement the signature richness of crown royal blended whisky. The result is a vibrantly delicious whisky, bursting with the luscious flavor of blackberry and the distinctive smoothness of crown royal.

Planteray Cut & Dry Coconut Rum






Planteray Rum was formerly know as Plantation Rum
NEW - Limited Edition!
Planteray Cut & Dry Coconut Rum...$29.99 / 700ml
Ripe coconuts are harvested, cracked open and laid outside to naturally dry. The dried chunks of coconut are infused in a blend of: Barbados column still rum & Barbados pot still rum (Old Gregg). The fruit infusion is then blended with Barbados rum. The exquisite marriage of two icons of the Caribbean: Coconut and Rum!
The marriage of two quintessential Barbadian delicacies: rum and coconuts. Working with local coconut farmers, we spent four years tinkering with recipes until we landed on the perfect process. The husks of the ripe coconuts are cut and dried under the Caribbean sun, then infused in our 100% Barbadian rum, distilled at the Stade’s West Indies Rum Distillery. A true celebration of these two icons of island culture. Today, Planteray Cut & Dry is a very limited product but it will grow in sync with the increase of coconut agriculture on the island.

Espera Nat Cool Castelao




2021 Espera Nat Cool Castelao....$24.99 / Liter bottle
A red wine made with a short maceration on the skins of the local Castelão grape. Hand-harvested then fully destemmed before pressing and fermenting with indigenous yeasts in steel vats. Unoaked.  Light ruby color, fresh notes in the nose, mainly red fruits (sherry and pomegranate). Fine, intense and fresh in the palate, light bodied, with a very pleasant finish

Concept this wine express the typical freshness and minerality of this region wines, also the main characteristics of Castelão grape variety with short maceration, in terms of aromas and palate. vineyard fine selection of the best Castelão, parcel with east exposition and clay-limestone soils climate Atlantic
  • Only 475 cases made
  • Hand harvest
  • Total desteaming
  • Natural fermentation with indegenous yeasts 

Xavier Vignon Cotes du Rhone Vieilles Vignes

New vintage release!
2020 Xavier Vignon Cotes du Rhone Vieilles Vignes....$19.99
Organic
50% Grenache, 40% Mourvèdre, 5% Syrah and 5% Cinsault

"The spicy nose with a slew of red-fruit aromas pulls you into this full-bodied but lively and very well-balanced Cote-du-Rhone. Lovely, creamy texture that’s neatly supported by fine tannins. Long, supple finish. From organically grown grapes. Drink or hold."
Rated 92/100 James Suckling

Monday, June 17, 2024

Aberfeldy 18 Year Old Aged in Napa Valley Cabernet Casks

 
Aberfeldy 18 Year Old Aged in Napa Valley Cabernet Casks...$119.99 / 750ml
New release!
Lush, bold, with a dominance of fruit.
The wine’s influence adds an air of opulence & a deepening of intriguing red berry aromas. Green apple & honeyed, floral notes. Rich & decadent. A velvety texture and softening spices leave a mellow dram to contemplate over.
43% ABV

Prairie Artisan Ales Spicy Watermelon Girlfriend Sour

 
Prairie Artisan Ales Spicy Watermelon Girlfriend Sour...$11.99 / 4pk 12oz
sour ale with watermelon and hot pepper flavor
5% abv

Hot new Portuguese wines!!!

Hot new wines from Alentejo, the sun-drenched area covering much of the southern half of Portugal, has in recent years been producing some great wines!
We are very excited about these, we tasted them 6 months ago and finally registered in the state.  We are offering them at a great intro price -- many places have then at $16-18 a bottle!


Great summer values!!
2023 Implicit White Blend (Blanco)....$13.99
Winery: Familia Rosa Santos 
Farming: Sustainable
Grape blend: Arinto, Antao Vaz, and Alvarinho
An incredible floral aroma with hints of dried orange peel with a fleshy roundness of peaches and apricots. It is a complex wine for the price with a hint of fresh herbs to along with the stone fruits. Aged in stainless steal to keep it very fruit forward and fresh.

2022 Implicit Red Blend (Tinto)....$13.99
Winery: Familia Rosa Santos
Farming: Sustainable 
A great Portuguese red blend made from Touriga Nacional, Alicante Bouschet and Aragonez
A lush red blend with a big nose of ripe fruit, spice and vanilla.  Energetic and vigorous wine with flavors of blackberrys, dark cherry and a light touch of integrated oak.  Great natural acidity balance out the finish. 
Aging: 15% in French oak barrel, the rest of the blend in stainless steel.

Hop Butcher Regeneration Station Golden Ale.






On sale!!!
Hop Butcher Regeneration Station Golden Ale....$9.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
was $14.99
Regeneration Station
Style: Golden Ale
ABV: 4.5% ABV
Hops: Wakatu

Widow Jane Lucky Thirteen 13 Year Bourbon




Widow Jane Lucky Thirteen 13 Year Bourbon....$129.99
Batch #2

93 proof

The whiskey aging process is influenced by time & place. Aren’t we lucky. These barrels have all been influenced by the greatly varying temperatures & humidity levels of their original source and their time in our rick house in Red Hook, Brooklyn. The different rick house positions combined with climate variations have led to subtle deviations in flavor, all coming together in a hyper small batches, little more than a handful of barrels at a time.

Aged for a minimum of thirteen years, non-chill filtered & proofed with our own limestone mineral water from the Legendary Rosendale Mines of NY, Lucky Thirteen is always a way to share good fortune.