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Thanksgiving WOW Double Feature

Thanksgiving WOW Double Feature

2016 Marcel Hugg Pinot Blanc "Faithful to family tradition since 1760, Family Hugg has spread its reputation for Fine Wines to the four corners of the earth. The company is proudly devoted to the art of producing Fine Wines and takes pleasure in passing on to wine and food lovers around the world the benefit [...]
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2013 BODEGAS CASTAÑO HÉCULA MONASTRELL

2013 BODEGAS CASTAÑO HÉCULA MONASTRELL

This week’s W.O.W. is a highly-rated, full-bodied red wine from south eastern Spain. The Castaño family has farmed these vineyards for generations, producing rich wines of great balance and finesse. 91 Points, Wine Advocate:  “The wine has fabulous texture, a deep ruby/purple color, plenty of chalky minerality mixed with blue and black fruits. The wine […]

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2015 CRISS CROSS CABERNET SAUVIGNON

2015 CRISS CROSS CABERNET SAUVIGNON

This week’s W.O.W. is a 100% estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon that’s not only delicious, it’s a great value as well! After drinking white and rosé wines all summer, fall is here and it’s time to turn back to some big reds. Winemaker’s Notes:  “The Criss Cross wines are made from our most premium vineyards in [...]
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2015 CHATEAU ST JEAN BIJOU CHARDONNAY

2015 CHATEAU ST JEAN BIJOU CHARDONNAY

This week’s W.O.W. is a crisp and refreshing, lightly oaked Chardonnay from a producer with a 40 year history of making wine in Sonoma County. This luscious Chardonnay is a real mouthful at an unbelievable price.   French for “Jewel”, Bijou is a vivacious, crisp Chardonnay driven by a core of fruit-forward flavor: peach, pineapple […]

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2012 CHATEAU STE MICHELLE INDIAN WELLS RED BLEND

2012 CHATEAU STE MICHELLE INDIAN WELLS RED BLEND

This week’s W.O.W. is a distinctively rich, round and full-bodied red blend made with grapes sourced from their Indian Wells Vineyard, along with a variety of other warm-climate Washington vineyards from the Wahluke Slope and Cold Creek Vineyards. This wine is produced in the opulent New World style for everyone who loves big fruit and [...]
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2015 TERRAPURA CINCO RESERVA RED

2015 TERRAPURA CINCO RESERVA RED

This week’s W.O.W.  is a delicious blend of the five main red grape varieties grown in Chile’s Colchagua, Maule and Curicó Valleys. Look at the label and see that Carmenere, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot and Carignan are the stars of this complex and food-friendly red. It’s dark ruby in color with aromas of dark berry [...]
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2014 PICCO DEL SOLE CANNONAU DI SARDEGNA

2014 PICCO DEL SOLE CANNONAU DI SARDEGNA

This week’s W.O.W. is a classic Cannonau di Sardegna, a red wine from the island of Sardinia off of Italy’s west coast. It’s made from Cannonau (the local name for Grenache), one of Sardinia's most successful wine grapes.   This full-bodied red is deep ruby in color with a palate brimming with ripe red berry fruit [...]
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wine of the week,Annapolis, MD

2015 BAR DOG, CABERNET SAUVIGNON

This week’s WOW is a big, juicy California Cab at a price that you shouldn’t pass up. In addition, Bar Dog Wine is dedicated to giving back. They make a generous annual donation to the Wine Country Animal Rescue. Not only are you getting a delicious Cab at a great price, you’re doing something good [...]
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2015 MICHEL GASSIER, CERCIUS CÔTES DU RHÔNE ROUGE

2015 MICHEL GASSIER, CERCIUS CÔTES DU RHÔNE ROUGE

As we head into Labor Day weekend, the wine team has selected the ultimate red wine for grillin’ and swillin’! A Côtes du Rhône with great complexity, priced for every day drinking. 90 Points, The Wine Advocate: “A blend of 85% Grenache and 15% Syrah that's brought up all in concrete tanks, the 2015 Côtes [...]
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Wines, Annapolis MD

2015 CHÂTEAU HAUT-BICOU BORDEAUX

Organic! ”Concentrated ruby. Honest nose driven by blackberry, strawberry, toast, a cacao touch and fine spices. The palate reveals focused fruit with closely-integrated tannins and a degree of long-lasting freshness. Well-structured with a spicy finish.The hilly clay-limestone soil gives structured, round and balanced wines. The grapes are harvested at the optimal maturity of the grapes.”
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