Today at 2 we’re tasting perfection with a lineup of wines that come from their ideal locations.
Sunday we’ll be pouring bargain bubbles and a new rich red. Stop in.
Varichon & Clerc Privilège Blanc de Blanc ($9)
Made from a mixture of Chardonnay, Chenin, Ugni Blanc and Colombard grapes in the méthode traditionnelle, this brut blanc de blancs has aromas of buttered toast and pears .While the wine is good the lables are messed up. Was $14 now $9
12% alcohol by volume
2011 La Celestiere VDP Vaucluse ($12)
Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah and Alicante.
Blended from over 50-years-old vines on clay/lime stone soil, the surface is peppered with pebbles. Manual harvest . Raised 100% in concrete tanks. A full dark Rhone style wine from a CNDP maker.