SEPTEMBER 2021 Staff Pick
$102 Value - Your price $87
Domaine Cogne Sauvignon Blanc $15
Very fragrant with characteristic aromas reminiscent of classic sauvignon blanc. Aromas of citrus fruits such as grapefruit, lychee, and blackcurrant buds impress the palate. The finish is long and persistent.
Boeira Vinho Branco $16
40% Malvasia Fina, 30% Rabigato, 20% Gouveio and 10% Fernão Pires. Bright in color with aromas of white plum flowers, citrus, lemon, lime, pear, peach, white plums. The is high acidity with a medium body driven by the slightly oily texture and medium plus flavor intensity. The palate mirrors aromas and adds layers of minerality, almond, and a slight bitter note to the finish. Balance is achieved between the intensity of the flavors and the layering of flavors on the palate. The wine has a refreshing finish.
Charles Smith Chardonnay $16
A bouquet of blossoms. Tangerine, apple, pear, and wisteria right to your face as Italian melon, Gala apple, clove, and lemon meringue soothe your mouth. A delicate cascade of minerals washes over the palate. Complex and complete as you swoon with satisfaction.
Domaine Vetriccie Ile de Beaute Rouge $16
blend of 40% Niellucciu (aka Sangiovese), 30% Sciaccerellu, 20% Merlot and 10% Syrah. It “behaves” very much like a good Cotes du Rhone with a solid core of ripe berry fruit complimented by spicy, peppery and herbal notes. With soft tannin and refreshing acidity, this is a great one for warmer weather drinking.
Wolffer Estate Vineyard Finca Wolffer Red $19
33% Malbec, 31% Pinot Noir, 9.5% Chenin Blanc, 9% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7.5% Torrontes, 5.5% Semillon, 3% Bonarda, and 1.5% Syrah. An elegant and playful wine with beautiful aromas of black berries and a rich mouth-feel filled with pure fruit notes, ripe, smooth tannins, soft acidity and a wonderful long finish with great chalk like minerality and finesse.
Treasure Hunter School Night Red Blend $20
Redder than a teacher's correction pen, this wine has aromas of bright cherry, raspberry cream, pipe tobacco and violets. On the palate you will discover flavors of lively Tart cherry, milk chocolate and espresso cake. With a blackberry and spirited spice finish that is long and smooth, this teacher’s pet is guaranteed to please. Bring on finals!