The temperatures have dipped this weekend in Madrona as we head into Daylight Saving time. So bundle up and come to the shop where we have a full weekend of fantastic French wines to try. And Sunday morning don’t for get to Fall back.
Saturday we are featuring five French wines that are green as well as being delicious. They are all organic, biodynamic and created with respect for the environment. And you don’t want to miss the Champagne. The cork pops at 2pm.
Liebart-Regnier, Champagne Brut – $42
2015 Domaine le Croisille, Croizillon Cahors – $14
2015 Domaine de l’Olivette, Coteaux de la Cabrerisse Rouge – $13
2015 Domaine Turenne, Cuvee Bastien $16
2015 Domaine Melody, Crozes Hermitage Premier Regard $29
Sunday we have two more French reds to try.
2012 Gonnet Rasteau, La Mado $12
80% Grenache, 20% Syrah
Highly aromatic with lovely concentration of fruit on the palate, and a great price. Was $15 now $12
2016 La Chanteleuserie Bourgueil $15
A classic dry Cabernet Franc from the Loire with dark berry fruit and red steak minerality.
Madrona Wine Merchants offers free wine tastings featuring 4-5 selections on a theme every Saturday from 2 until the bottles run out and on Sunday we offer a mini-tasting of two wines all day from 11-5.