It is Father’s Day weekend here in Madrona. Forget the lawn tools, swing by the shop and pick him out something he’ll really enjoy. We also have a full line up of wines for the upcoming warm weather.
Saturday, it our Rosé Roundup! We have five very diverse wines from France, Spain & Italy to make you blush.
2017 Villa des Anges Cinsault Rosé $11
2017 Commanderie de la Bargemone Coteaux d’Aix en Provence $15
2016 Bodegas Muga Rosado $16 750-ml —– 1.5ltr $35
2017 La Spinetta, Il Rosé di Casanova $20
2014 Murgo Brut Rosé $30
Sunday is Dad’s day and we have two all day Sunday Sippers.
2017 Clos des Lumineres L’éclat Rosé $10
40% Cinsault, 30% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre
A dry easy drinking Rosé from the Rhone, with aromas of strawberry, and cherry with a spiciness, followed by a pink grapefruit and flint finish. 3liter box — $25 (that’s $6.25 a bottle.)
2013 Calle, Gran Reserva Ca de Calle $15
80% Malbec, 14% Petit Verdot, 6% Merlot
Bodega Calle is an organic certified winery; all vineyards are sustainably farmed or organic. The Ca’ de Calle Gran Reserva is composed of a selection of the best barrels in the winery, so the blend changes with each vintage. The 2013 has with herbal, balsamic and spicy aromas that are marked by the elevage (vanilla, cinnamon). The palate is dark plums, bruised sage rustic and impressive with its super ripeness and firm tannins. It has quite a seductive mouthfeel, finishing with bitter chocolate.
Was $22 now $15
Madrona Wine Merchants offers free wine tastings featuring 4-5 selections on a theme every Saturday from 2pm until the bottles run out and on Sunday we offer a mini-tasting of two wines all day from 11-5pm.