New England Wine & Spirits
Friday March 22, 2019
4:00 to 6:00
1. Wente Sauvignon Blanc, Livermore $16.99 Sale price $12.99
Wente located in Livermore is one of the few family owned wineries in California that traces
its ownership back to the19th century. In 1930, the Wente family acquired the Louis Mel estate where the first Sauvignon vines were planted in California in 1870. The wine has crisp aromatics from lemon zest, grapefruit and boxwood. This wine has a rounded mouthfeel and a bright, lingering acidity.
2. 6 Ridges Chardonnay, Russian River $18.99 Sale Price $13.99
Established in the 1970’s before AVAs were determine, Kenwood winery has grown from having holdings in the Sonoma Valley to all 17 AVAs including Russian River Valley today. Fruit flavors of lime and Fuji apple join together with notes of vanilla, tropical fruit, and allspice. The mouthfeel exhibits a rich creamy sur lie character from barrel age complemented by a wonderful minerality on the finish.
3. Domaine du Somail, Minervois $16.99 Sale price $14.99
Domaine du Somail is located in Languedoc in Southwestern France. It is a blend of Mourvedre(80%) and Syrah(20%). and offers terrific notes of blackberries, plums, and violets. Deep, rich, concentrated, yet beautifully textured, with lots of minerality on the finish.
4. Picket Fence Pinot Noir, RRV $17.99 Sale price $15.99
Picket Fence makes handcrafted wines that reflect the appeal of Sonoma County's Russian River and Alexander Valleys. Rich aromas of raspberry jam and cherries. Round flavors and balanced tannins finish with nuances of vanilla and anise.
5. Jack London Zinfandel, Sonoma Mountain $22.99 Sale price $17.99
Since 1976, Kenwood Vineyards has been the exclusive producer of wines from the historic lava-terraced vineyards of the famous Jack London Ranch, located on the western slope of Sonoma Mountain in Glen Ellen, California, vineyards that have been sustainably farmed for over 100 years. Ripe aromas of boysenberries, plum and blackberries combine with aromatic spicy notes of cinnamon and white pepper. Rich, well-structured tannins provide an elegant mouthfeel and a long finish.
6. Ch Lestruelle, Medoc, 2015 $19.99 Sale price $15.99
This very affordable Cru Bourgeois in the Medoc from the outstanding 2015 vintage is fine and ripe with just the right balance between tannin and rich blackberry fruit. There is a juicy character that shines through the youthful structure. The wine will age well, but is perfect for drinking now.