New Year’s marks the end for somethings and the beginning for others. Saturday we’ll be tasting some close outs that are on their way out of the world along with some new things to ring in the year.
Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. — We are open every day between now and New Year’s Eve and we’ll be toasting the whole time so come and see what’s pouring.
NV Le Cris des Roches Blanc de Blanc Brut $12
Ugni Blanc, Colombard, Chardonnay
This Cry of the Rocks in made from Ugni Blanc, Colombard, and a little Chardonnay from the southwest and Languedoc. Secondary fermentation is done in closed vat. This was created specifically for the local importer so it comes in at a good price.
2009 Chateau Jolys, Jurancon Sec, Cuvée Pauline $15
An intense and complex white from the Southwest of France. Flavors of honeysuckle, mango and Papaya, citrus and spice notes. Try and name them all. Great with crab
Was $25 now $15
2006 Travignoli Chianti Rufina Reserva $13
A full ripe rustic Rufina. This reserva comes at the price of a normale.
Was $20 now $13
2011 Clos d’Espinous Corbières $11
40% Carignan, 30% Grenache, 30% Syrah
The Espinous is a rough and rugged Old vine Carignan from a small estate in the foothills of the Pyrenees. The wine opens with a pronounced earthy barnyard aroma of old world funk followed by rich dark fruit. Organic
Was $18 now $11
Bonoito 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil $12 –750ml
Break out the baguettes! This olive oil sold out at our Classic Italian tasting in October. Unfiltered. 3 liters $40
Alvear Pedro Ximenez Vinegar $11
A very tasty vinegar made from a 10 year old solera of Pedro Ximenez. It is lighter and fruitier than balsalmic , but just as complex.