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2016 Finca Sophenia Malbec Estate Wine

2016 Finca Sophenia Malbec Estate Wine

96 Points, Decanter: “Very deep and dark aromas unfold onto a palate flaunting breathtaking concentration of fruit. Intense aromas of floral-tinged black cherry and blueberry fruit, with beautiful length and elegance of herbal and floral black fruit on the palate. Looks, feels and tastes expensive.” Grape Varietal: 100% Malbec Oak: Yes Aging: 10-12 Months in […]

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2016 Wente Morning Fog Chardonnay

2016 Wente Morning Fog Chardonnay

92 Points, Decanter: “The nose exudes peach skin and musk tones while the palate gives fresh melon and fig flavors. There is a distinct minerality here on top of under-ripe pineapple and vanilla cream.” Grape Varietal: A Blend 98% Chardonnay & 2% Gewürztraminer Oak: Yes Aging: 5 Months in 50% Neutral American Oak Barrels and 50% […]

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2014 Fontezoppa Catò Colli Maceratesi Rosso

2014 Fontezoppa Catò Colli Maceratesi Rosso

Winemaker Notes: “A round, easy-drinking red, with smoky base notes and flavors of dried raspberry and cured tobacco. Lively.” Grape Varietal: A Blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot Oak: Yes, Aged 12 Months In Oak Barrels. Aging: 3 Months In Stainless Steel Tanks Pairing: Red Meats, Cured Meats, Pork, & Poultry Preparation: Grilled, Barebecued, Smoked, & […]

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2015 Domaine Lafage Bastide Miraflors Rouge

2015 Domaine Lafage Bastide Miraflors Rouge

94 Points, Wine Advocate: “It’s a ripe, sexy, heady beauty that exhibits a deep, purple color as well as killer notes of smoked meats, chocolate, blackberry and black raspberries. Deep, unctuous, open knit and layered, it continues to change in the glass, has a seamless and silky profile, and not a hard edge to be […]

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2015 Montebuena Rioja

2015 Montebuena Rioja

This week’s W.O.W. is a highly-rated, Rioja made from 100% hand-harvested Tempranillo grapes. This wine is a welcome warmer on a cold winter night and an excellent value for a Rioja of this quality!   90 Points, Vinous:  “Vivid ruby. Bright, sharply focused aromas of fresh red fruits and flowers, along with a spicy overtone […]

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Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut Champagne

Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut Champagne

Wine Spectator, 91 Points: “This is lacy in texture, featuring a firm frame of acidity and a smoke-tinged underpinning. Offers flavors of poached quince, toast and pickled ginger, with a crisp, citrusy finish.” Winemaker Notes “The Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut is delicate, elegant and balanced. The striking freshness and vivacity of the floral and fruity fragrances […]

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WOW Double Feature

WOW Double Feature

2014 Cambria Bench Break Chardonnay Body: Light-Medium Bodied Profile: Lively fruit and oak spice aromas. Citrus, pineapple, white peach and apple flavors carry through the mid-palate and into the fresh, clean finish. Oak: Yes, Aged 6-7 Months in French Oak Barrels Pairing: Poultry, Fish (incl. Raw), Lobster, & Shellfish Preparation: Sautéed, Fried, Poached, & Steamed [...]
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2012 Di Majo Norante,  Ramitello Molise Rosso

2012 Di Majo Norante, Ramitello Molise Rosso

This week’s W.O.W. is a highly-rated, velvety red blend from Molise, one of Italy’s oldest and most underestimated wine regions. Made from Montepulciano and Aglianico, this is an elegant and balanced wine that you will be proud to serve on your holiday table. 91 Points, Wine Advocate: “A delicious expression with a balanced approach that [...]
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2016 CONCHA Y TORO CASILLERO DEL DIABLO RESERVA MALBEC

2016 CONCHA Y TORO CASILLERO DEL DIABLO RESERVA MALBEC

We know that you probably went all out for Thanksgiving so we’re offering up as this week’s W.O.W. a little value gem to ease you into the holiday season. This juicy Malbec from the legendary Chilean producer Concha y Toro is a crowd pleaser and perfect for serving at your holiday parties. "Delicious aromas and [...]
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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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