New England Wine & Spirits
Friday January 19, 2018
4 pm – 7 pm
1. Alias Sauvignon Blanc, California $11.99 2 for $20.00
Light, bright, and beautiful, Alias Sauvignon Blanc is a perfect aperitif or accompaniment to seafood. Notes of green apple, wildflowers, and honeydew melon are balanced elegantly with rich minerality. Bright acid on the palate creates a lovely tangy apple flavor.
2. Porta 6 Tinto, Lisbon $11.99 $2 for $20.00
From the indigenous varieties of Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Castelão, this is a straightforward, medium-bodied red with blackcurrant and floral notes. It is very refreshing and vibrant with smooth tannins and, more importantly, it is worth every penny.
3. Leese-Fitch Zinfandel, California $11.99 2 for $20.00
Leese-Fitch Zinfandel swirls with dark purple color emitting aromas of blackberry jam, cinnamon toast, sandalwood, and grilled plum with hints of black pepper. On the palate, you taste dried cherry, black raspberry, roasted almonds, and deep vanilla custard. The flavor continues to develop on the finish showing the brambly side of Zinfandel and some earthy characteristics; roasted Portobello mushroom, Mexican hot chocolate, and soy with hints of espresso and sweet leather.
4. Antica Colle Chianti Senesi, Tuscany $11.99 2 for $20.00
Award winning producer in the heart of the Vino Nobile Wine producing region. 80% Sangiovese (Prugnolo Gentile), 10% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. A fresh look at the Chianti place and process. Rich and ripe red fruit on the palate but still carrying out the typicity of the Sangiovese we know and love from Tuscany.
5. Crociani Rosso di Montepulciano $14.99 Sale $11.99
Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is the best red wines of this part of Tuscany and one of the best reds
of all Tuscany. It is very similar to the best wines of Chianti but the Prugnole Gentile the local clone
of Sangiovese produces a wine that is bit richer, rounder and less acidic than many Chiantis. Bright ruby-crimson color. Intense fruit and flower bouquet. Dry, fruity, good structure on the palate with a soft full flavored finish.
6. Carnevale Dolcetto d’Alba $13.99 Sale $11.99
Giorgio Carnevale is a third-generation winery that focuses on the traditional and purest form of winemaking in the Piedmont region. A dolcetto with a typical bouquet of wildflowers and sweet violets, forest fruits; velvety, harmonious dry flavor. Well balanced acidity and young tannins lend this wine to a wide variety of pasta dishes, white meat and antipasti.