Spring Forward

It has been quite a week here in Madrona with talk of Corona overshadowing the Super Tuesday results.  But we made it to the weekend.  Sunday, we set the clocks ahead an hour, and there are signs of Spring in the garden.  It is time to have a glass of wine and we have some good ones lined up to sample. We also have a new art by Paul Lockhart up on Sunday — more details below.  Here’s what’s going on.

Saturday, we have wine from one of our favorite Piedmont producers, Podere Ruggeri Corsini.  They are all great values.
2017 Langhe Bianco  $16
Arneis, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay
2016 Langhe Rosso Matot $13
60% Dolcetto, 30% Barbera, 10% Nebbiolo
2017 Barbera d’Alba    $16
2017 Langhe Nebbiolo    $19
2015 Barolo  $30

Sunday we’ll be pouring a couple of discounted wines from France.
2018 Hecht & Bannier Côtes de Provence Rosé                                     $13
60% Grenache, 35% Cinsault, 5% Vermintino
Well-balanced wine with great acidity and a refined finish. It has tasty rose water and chalk notes, with flavors of white cherry, peach, strawberry and cantaloupe. Fruity, crisp, fresh and ready to drink! 
Was $18, Now $13
2014 Léon Perdigal Réserve des Capucins                                               $10
Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah
Côtes de RhôneIntense ruby red color and bouquet of red fruits, spices, and brushwood. Well-balanced on the palate with rich, supple tannins.
Was $15, Now $10

Sunday 3 to 5 is also the Artist Reception for our new show Paradigm Shift –from Realistic to Impressionist by Paul Lockhart.  Come see the show and talk to Paul about his work. 

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