The clouds come back this weekend here in Madrona after a week of Sunny September weather. We’ve got a mix of wines to taste this weekend suitable for whatever weather shows up. Stop in and see what’s open.
Saturday we have a pack of Wolves assembled from the Loire, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile and Washington State. While at first glance they may seem cute and fluffy, but.at heart they have a bit of the beast.
Henry Varney Blanc de Blanc $15
2016 Vinedo de los Vientos, Estival Blanc $18
60% Gewurztraminer, 30% Chardonnay, 10% Moscato Bianco
2018 Pie de Palo Malbec $13
2016 Apaltagua, Gran Reserva Envero Carmenere $18
2016 In Sheep’s Clothing Cabernet Sauvignon $19
60% Red Mountain, 40% Wahluke Slope
Sunday we’ll have a pair of Bordeaux open. One whtie, one Red, both delicious.
2017 Château Darzac Bordeaux Blanc $11
36% Sémillon, 26% Sauvignon Blanc, 23% Muscadelle, 15% Sauvignon Gris
Medium-body with a rich mouthfeel and notes of fresh citrus, melon and green apples. Crisp and clean on the long finish. Pair with grilled snapper, roast chicken, summer salads, and mild cheeses.13% alcohol by volume
2012 Château De Macard Bordeaux Superieur $10
50% Cabernet Franc, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot
A great little value Bordeaux. The Cabernet Franc really comes through on the palate, with offerings of attractive black cherry fruit and spices. There is superb balance, purity and elegance with refined tannins, freshness and a seamless finish. 12.5% alcohol by volume. Was $16 now $10
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.