Tasting 7/7 & 7/8

2016 Fefinañes Albariño-Rias Baixes, Spain: The bodega was part of a 17th century palace on Plaza de Fefiñanes, in the coastal town of Cambados. Owned renowned winemaker Juan Gil, the grapes come from vines that average over 40 years of age.  100% Albariño, this wine has a gorgeous richness that evolves up to five years past harvest. 

2014 Cherry Tart Chardonnay-California: Big and flavorful, this full-bodied wine boasts butter, toast and smoke nuances layered over ripe pear and marzipan flavors. Fermented in stainless steel but aged in French oak, it has a rich texture and overt sweetness without going to extremes.   Normally  $25     Our Price $18     6pk Deal $11

2014 Swanson Chardonnay- Napa Valley, CA:  No Malo, and almost no oak make this chard very crisp. Showcasing only the weight of the varietal and notes of guava and jasmin.  Normally $36     Our Price $25     6pk Deal $16p/btl

 2013 Santa Carolina Carmenere-Rapel Valley, Chile:  Almost Cabernet-like on the nose with ripe, dense blackberry aromas followed by herbal notes and oak spice. A full bodied carmenère.  Viña Santa Carolina was established in 1875 by Luis Pereira, who named it after his wife, Carolina Iñiguez. Located in Santiago, the winery’s facilities and underground cellar are a National Monument and are open to the public at large. In 2015, Santa Carolina celebrated its 140th anniversary and was chosen the New World Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast.  Normally $25     Our Price $21      6pk Deal $18p/btl

 2013 Fiddletown The Soloist Red Blend- Amador County, CA....Buy 5, get one FREE Fiddletown, a picturesque and sleepy town, w­­­as founded around 1849 during the Gold Rush. Fiddletown is one of California's smallest AVAs and is located within the larger Sierra Foothills AVA. ­­­This wine is an extrovert, boasting powerful jammy and smoky aromas, very ripe blackberry and maple syrup flavors, a dry impression and a good, thick layer of tannin. A beautiful blend of 60% Zinfandel and 40% Barbera, the Soloist is a superb example of two premier varietals of Amador County integrating perfectly. 796 cases produced. Our Price $25     6pk Price: $20

2012 Chateau des Landes Cuvee Prestige Lussac Saint-Emilion:  This Bordeaux is produced from old vines, yet is new-wood-aged, polished and ripe wine. With its juicy black fruits and dark tannins, it is destined for good aging. Spice and a rich texture are working together to broaden and ripen this wine further. 80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc aged 18mo in new French Oak. 90pnts Wine Enthusiast.