Friday, May 13, 2022
Saturday Wine Tasting
Saturday Wine Tasting
Where: all four locations
Date: Saturday - May 14th
Stop by any of our 4 locations (soon to be 5 locations!) to taste through a set of new and exciting wines.
We will be pouring the following wines at all 4 locations this weekend from 11a-2pm or until the bottles are empty:
Cortenova - Pinot Grigio delle Venezie 2019 (750ml)...$11.99
Brilliant straw color with emerald reflections.
Fresh and floral bouquet with a hint of pears, apricots and bananas. Fresh and inviting with bright fruit and an easy drinking style with a pleasing hint of almonds in the aftertaste.
100% Pinot Grigio
Pairings: Pairs well with seafood dishes, risottos with scampi, spaghetti with clams, sole in white wine Perfect also as an aperitif.
Horgelus - Cotes de Gascogne Colombard - Sauvignon Blanc 2020 (750ml)...$11.99
Amazing 2020 is very refreshing for this weather!
This exquisite marriage of Colombard and Sauvignon reveals citrus and floral aromas, very refreshing and full of flavours. This wine is perfect as an aperitif and with all fish and seafood dishes.
Varieties : 75% colombard, 25% sauvignon
Terroir : Silty-siliceous
Altovinum - Evodia 2019 (750ml)...$9.99
The 2019 Evodia is pure Garnacha from old head-pruned vines in the Sierra Santa Cruz in Calatayud. It fermented with around 20% full clusters in concrete and matured mostly in concrete with just 20% of the blend put in used oak barrels for three months. There is a component that matured in concrete egg that I was able to taste separately that seems to bring a touch of freshness to the final blend, something welcomed in a warm year like 2019, which seems like a fresher version of 2017, when the wines achieved quite good ripeness. The nose opens up nicely in the glass and is quite aromatic and floral, exuberant, with a heady touch of ripe fruit. It's young and tasty, tender and pleasant to drink, with a forward personality. A real bargain. I hope there are more wines like this
Rated 90/100 The Wine Advocate
Based on 100% Garnacha, the 2019 Evodia is a killer value that delivers incredible Garnacha flair at a crazy good price. Kirsch, blackberry, acacia flower, violet, and sandalwood notes give way to a medium to full-bodied, seamless, beautifully layered wine with fabulous tannins, no hard edges, and a great, great finish. This is the finest wine at this price point in the world.
Rated 93/100 Jeb Dunnuck
Damien Martin - Bourgogne Rouge 2020 (750ml)...$22.99
100% Pinot Noir
Only 800 cases made
This lovely 2020 Bourgogne Rouge is medium ruby red in color with vibrant cherry and wild berries on the nose along with an amazing floral quality. Medium to full bodied with with consistent dark berries on the palate. This wine is rich and fleshy with a great core of fruit and a fantastic finish. This wine is produced from 25 year old vines in limestone and clay soil.
Posted by Paul Hayden at 11:50 AM
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