Rain or shine we’re still going to pour a Provance rosé along with a heartier red from Bordeaux. Both are lower alcohol content wines. Pouring all day from 11 to 5.
2015 Commanderie de la Bargemone
Coteaux d’Aix en Provence ($15)
30% Syrah, 30% Grenache, 15% Cinsault,
Aromas of wild strawberries and red currants, with a light, floral character and a crisp, bone-dry palate with a complex long finish.
12.5% alcohol by volume
2011 Camelot la Chapelle Bordeaux ($10)
65% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc
A young and fresh Bordeaux with leather and mineral aromas and more cassis flavors than you expect for the money.
13% alcohol by volume
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.