Oct 31 2013
Please join Scott Domer of Connoisseur Wines this Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 2 PM – 4 PM for a wonderful tasting of select wines!
Mas Fi Brut Cava, Catalunia, Spain
Price: $10.99/bottle or $131.88/case
Sale: $9.89/bottle or $118.69/case
An elegant and balanced Spanish sparkling with fine bubbles and a complex, structured palate,
White flower and citrus scents dominate the nose while the palate offers fresh stone fruits and pleasant creamy flavors. Splendid as an aperitif, this wonderful Brut also performs well alongside a wide array of cuisines. 40% Xarel-lo, 35% Macabeo, 25% Parellada
La Fiera, Pinot Grigio, Veneto, Italy
Price: $9.99/bottle or $119.88/case
Sale: $8.99/bottle or $107.88/case
This outstanding wine value from the Veneto exhibits ripe peach and apple flavors with a pleasing mineral finish, perfectly suited as a delightful aperitif or served alongside salads, grilled chicken and seafood.
Campante Reboreda Blanco, Galicia, Spain
Price: $12.99/bottle or $155.88/case
Sale: $11.69/bottle or $140.28/case
This is a crisp, freshly aromatic and versatile dry white wine with impressive complexity and persistence. Light gold. Mineral-accented pear and orange scents are complemented by lemon zest and floral notes. Silky in texture and dry, offering fleshy orchard and citrus flavors along with gentle mineral cut. 40% Treixadura, 20% Godello, 20% Torrontes and 20% Palomino
2011 Birichino, Pinot Noir Saint Georges, Central Coast, CA
Price: $24.99/bottle or $299.88/case
Sale: $22.49/bottle or $269.89/case
Grown just below the southern end of the Santa CruzMountains, this Pinot Noir benefits from a benevolent climate, poor Cortina and Garretson series soils, fastidious farming, and shy-yielding vines. It is a racy but concentrated Pinot with scents of spice and candied violets, and forward, effusive cherry and raspberry flavors.
2012 Andeluna 1300, Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina
Price: $14.99/bottle or $179.88/case
Sale: $13.49/bottle or $161.89/case
This Malbec has great color intensity with violet hues and aromas of diverse fruits and flowers, with notes of “dulce de leche”, vanilla and chocolate given by its ageing in oak barrels. It smoothly attacks in the mouth, typical of this variety. Balanced, full bodied with soft tannins.
2011 Vignalta Vino Spumante, Coli Euganei Fior D’Arancio, Italy
Price:$19.49/bottle or $233.88/case
Sale: $17.54/bottle or $210.48/case
A fantastic frizzante of late-harvested Orange Muscat.