June 2016

Red and White from Spain’s Rare Grapes of Tierra de León

Pardevalles Albarín Blanco (Tierra de León 2014) White Price: ~16/bottle Pardevalles Prieto Picudo “Gamonal” (Tierra de León 2012) Red Price: ~$19/bottle Third generation vigneron Rafael Alonso is one of the pioneer winemakers of southern León. Viñedos y…

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2016.06.29 in Saturday Sips, Spain DO, Tierra de Leon  |  Read more...

 

Rapet’s Superb 2014 Red & White from Pernand-Vergelesses Premier Crus

$55 Pernand-Vergelesses “Ile de Vergelesses” (Premier Cru 2014) Red $50 Pernand-Vergelesses “Sous Frétille” (Premier Cru 2014) White One of the many highlights of the Burgundy tasting we held a couple weeks ago were the wines of Vincent…

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Posted on 2016.06.22 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

A Case of Bordeaux in a Wooden Crate for Father’s Day

Château Haut-Maurac (Médoc 2012) Special Father’s Day Price: $275/12 bottles in wooden crate (~$23/bottle) Dads like barbecues. Dads like fishing (or at least the idea of fishing). Dads like agreeing with things in theory, inappropriate humor, and free t-shirts. Dads…

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Posted on 2016.06.15 in Bordeaux, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Sweeping Red & White 2014 Burgundy Tasting this Saturday

We are making a serious commitment to the 2014 vintage of Burgundy and our spring shipment has just arrived. Stop by the shop this Saturday anytime between 12 and 5 to taste over a dozen wines from some of the…

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Posted on 2016.06.06 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society June 2016 Selection

Champagne De Sousa “3A” Extra Brut (Avize, Aÿ, Ambonnay, Grand Cru) “If you could write the perfect recipe for the greatest Champagnes it might read something like this: a tiny grower based in Avize in the exact center of the…

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Tuscan Red in Its Prime

Il Conventino (Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, 2010) $28/bottle SOLD OUT Of the three main production zones in Tuscany for Sangiovese-based wines, it’s Vino Nobile di Montepulciano that seems most often overlooked. Thanks to a certain fictional forensic psychiatrist and cannibalistic…

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Posted on 2016.06.01 in Italy, Saturday Sips, Tuscany  |  Read more...

 


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