New England Wine & Spirits
Friday February 16, 2018
4pm – 7pm
1. Zardetto Prosecco Brut $11.99
Lemon-yellow in color with elegant, refined bubbles that form a hearty white froth. Aromas of white flowers, apricot and herbs create a delicately soft bouquet. The palate is comprised of citrus, orange blossoms and stone fruits. Fresh citrus and floral notes linger on the finish.
2. Tiefenbrunner Pinot Grigio $15.99 Sale $12.99
Made from 100% Pinot Grigio, this wine radiates youthfulness and purity of fruit. On the nose, this wine has aromas of citrus, white flowers, pears, apples, and meadow grass. Up-front citrus flavors give way to stony minerality and a crisp finish.
3. Starmont Sauvignon Blanc $17.99 Sale $14.99
Although Starmont is the second wine of Merryvale, the wines are made in a separate winery located in the southern part of Napa Valley. Starmont Sauvignon Blanc displays fresh aromas of pink grapefruit, guava and lime leaf. This bright entry leads to a balanced mid-palate, crisp acidity showcasing flavors of citrus and stone fruit with subtle hints of citrus blossom.
4. Root 1 Cabernet, Chile $11.99 2 for $20.00
The Cabernet grapes that are used in making Root 1 come from the Colchagua Valley which is known as one of the best sources of cabernet Sauvignon in Chile. Deep garnet in color with bright reflections. Aromas of ripe berries, cassis, plum and dark cherry, followed by light toast notes. Juicy red berry and mocha flavors with a full-bodied
structure, balanced by smooth tannins and a lengthy finish.
The Di Majo Norante winery sits on the estate of the Marquis Norante of Santa Cristina in the region of Molise, along the Adriatic Sea between Puglia and Abruzzo. A fruity and pleasant sangiovese with plum and cherry character, hints of cream and a spicy finish
6. Tarima Hill $17.99
The 2014 Tarima Hill, from Alicante, is also 100% Mourvèdre aged 20 months in French oak and from the oldest vines of the estate, planted 1935-1975. They are also relatively high elevation, at 2,000 to 2,400 feet above sea level. This wine shows wonderful, pure aromatics of blueberry, black raspberries, chalk and spring flowers. The wine has beautiful, full-bodied texture, impressive ripeness and purity and length. The minerality is present, and the wine a heck of a value 92 pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate.