We have the shop stocked with lots of suitable wines for Thanksgiving day. The best way to find the one for you is to come in and browse the selections. But if you want a preview here are a few off the beaten path choices for Turkey day.
We will be open Tuesday the 23rd from noon to 6. And Thanksgiving day the 25th from noon to 3pm. We’ll also be open every Tuesday through New Years. The holiday season is here.
A Cornucopia of Whites
2019 Joseph Cattin, Alsace Gewurtztraminer $18
A nice perfumed nose with litchi and mango aromas and a delicate touch of rose water. The palate reveals ripe exotic fruits with rose flavors. The style is well-balanced between spiciness and freshness. Super delicious.
2019 Marcel Deiss, Alsace Complantation $29
This is a co-fermented field blend of Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Muscat à petits grains, Gewürztraminer, Sylvaner, Pinot Auxerrois, Pinot Beurot, Muscat Blanc, Rose d’Alsace, Traminer, plus others. Bright elderflower, mandarin, fragrant pear is stenciled with tangerine pith on a long palate, finishing with a gentle swell of warmth Lovely harmony here. Biodynamic
2019 Domaine des Forges, Savennieres Moulin du Gué $24
A rich yet dry white infused with the distinctive mineral characteristic of the Savennières wines. The creamy texture is beautifully balanced with buttery notes, hazelnut and sweet spice through to a refreshing finish.
2017 Tenuta Santi Giacomo e Filippo Bellantonio $22
A unique white from the Marche region. The nose is abundant with fruit and has complex notes of citrus fruit, tomato leaves with a hint of tropical lychee fruit. The palate is fresh and vibrant with a near perfect balance of fruit and acidity. Stunning wine. Organic
2018 Château de la Crée, Les Tourelles Montagny 1er $28
Premier Cru Burgundy at a great price. This single vineyard wine has aromas are acacia, mayflower, honeysuckle, bramble flowers with notes of hazelnut, white peach and ripe pear. In the mouth, the wine is fresh, young at heart, frisky, alluring, and rich. Refinement and delicacy are harmoniously matched to a durably well-built structure.
2019 Francheso Brigatti, Maria Collin Novaresi $22
Vespolina is the indigenous grape variety of Alto Piemonte by definition, the wine is deep ruby with violet reflections when young. Floral and red berries are the main aromas and flavors that complement the typical spicy note.
2020 Elena Walch, Schiava $16
A great summer red you can put a chill on. A delicate hint of cherry on the nose. On the palate, it is harmonious and elegant due to naturally mild acidity and tannin with a pleasant bitter almond flavor on the finish. An elegant, fruity red wine with good length.
Domaine Bonnet-Huteau, Nuit Boréale $18
80% Chardonnay, 20% Melon de Bourgogne
Sparkling French bubbles from Sèvre et Maine appellation, the heart of Muscadet. Fresh and elegant wine with aromas of white fruits. Organic, biodynamic
Cantina di Sorbara. Lambrusco Salamino $13
Made from Salamino grapes. Beautiful freshness here with freshly soaked blueberries, elderberries, spearmint and rosemary. Dry, balanced and medium-bodied, drawing on a fine thread of bubbles and precise, cutting acidity.
2019 Ximénez-Spínola, Pedro Ximénez $34
A PX made is a Sauterne style. The aromas of fleshy fruit stand out: peach, apricot and ripe plum but not raisined yet. When the glass is rotated, the pear and the green apple are awakened, with no more than a slight hint of bitter almond given by the French oak wood, which balances the exuberant profusion of its fruity manifestation –500ml.