Saturday, July 16, 2022

Saturday tasting

Saturday Wine Tasting - TODAY!
Where: all FIVE locations
Date: July 16th
Time: 11am-2pm

Stop by any of our 5 locations to taste through a set of amazing new release wines from around the world. We will be pouring the following wines at all 5 locations this weekend from 11am-2pm or until the bottles are empty:

From Karen Cakebread of Cakebread Vineyards -- her own winery!
Karen started ZIATA in 2008 with two varietals, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir, which she chose for their food-friendly qualities.
2020 Ziata Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc...$19.99
$30 Suggested Retail
This has good intensity to its Meyer lemon, apricot and pineapple flavors, with a juicy, sleek frame. Features lemon blossom and verbena details that linger on the finish. Drink now. 850 cases made.
Rated 90/100 The Wine Spectator

2021 Bargemone Rose Coteaux d'Aix en Provence...$22.99
45% Grenache, 21% Cinsault, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Syrah, 6% Sauvignon Blanc
The rosé wine of Bargemone offers aromas of flowers and red berries, which make it harmonious and balanced. Offers classic aromas of wild strawberries and red currants, with a light, floral character and a crisp, bone-dry palate. Serve With: A rosé of reference, to be enjoyed year-round on its own or with a wide range of lighter fare and Provence-inspired cuisine.
Bargemone is among the foremost estates of the Coteaux d’Aix appellation of Provence. A benchmark producer of the delicious, dry rosé for which Provence is famous, the Commanderie was founded by Templar knights in the13th century, and is home to a proud viticultural tradition and more than 160 acres of sustainably grown vineyards.

Get the 2019 while it is here! 2020 was not a great year!
2019 Erath Oregon Pinot Noir....$14.48
  • Compare to $14.97 at Total Wine and More
  • Compare to $17.99 at Schnucks
Mouth watering aromas of summery red cherry, currant and red plum, are seasoned with fragrant rose petal, lavender and anise. Characteristic flavors of pomegranate, cranberry, and pie cherry coat the palate with a pleasing weightiness. Tannin and acid are balanced for a smooth and lengthy finish.

2017 Intrinsic Columbia Cabernet Sauvignon...$17.99
A wine that delivers a very fragrant, floral edge and has a deeply integrated array of violet and red plums, as well as tomato paste. Half the wine is aged for nine months on skins and this has really meshed the tannins nicely. A blend of 96% cabernet sauvignon and 4% cabernet franc. Drink now.
Rated 92/100 James Suckling

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