France is on our minds (and our tongues) this weekend in Madrona. We’ll be pouring sept (seven) wines over deux (two) days. We are also planning next weekend’s special Champagne tasting. Scroll down for more details or come by the shop and have a taste and we’ll tell you more.
Saturday, À la Française Cinq!
2017 Kuentz Bas ,Alsace Blanc $12
60% Sylvaner, 15% Muscat, 15% Auxerrois, 10% Gewürztraminer
2017 Roger Nevue, Sancerre, Cote des Embouffants $22
2015 Regis Bouvier, Bourgogne Rouge $20
2016 Ensedune, Couteaux de Enserune $10
2014 Michel Gassier, Nostre Pais Rouge, Costières de Nîmes $19
35% Grenache, 25% Carignan, 20% Syrah, 15% Mourvèdre, 5% Cinsault
Sunday, À la Française Deux!
2014 Les Dauphines Puyméras Côtes du Rhone Villages $15
70% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Carignan
A lesser known village wine with complex aromas of raspberry, black currant, black cherry and spice. The wine is full-bodied with silky tannins. A perfect balance between fruit and richness on the palate. 13.5% alcohol by volume
2014 Château Massiac Minervios $13
75% Syrah, 25% Carignan
The flagship wine from the Château. “Enticing notes of juniper, rosemary and thyme as well as the savory flavors of wild berries and a hint of the ‘animal'”. Was $18 now $13
New Bubbles in Town!
Sunday, October 28th — 5:30pm — $25plus tax
Sustenance Distributing opened its doors, bringing with it some very interesting Grower Champagnes formerly not seen in Seattle. Sunday the 28th we are offering the chance to taste five of their selections. Bubble enthusiast Bill Meyer will be here to share his love for these fine wines.
This special tasting is s BY RESERVATION ONLY.
Space is limited to twelve people. Call or email us to save a spot.
Champagne Pascal Ponson, 1er Cru Brut Prestige, $39
80% Pinot Meunier, 10% Pinot Noir, 10% Chardonnay
Champagne Paul Dethune, Grand Cru Brut Reserve, $47
70% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay
Champagne Dumenil, 1er cru Amour de Cuvee, $71.50
50% Pinot Noir, 50% Pinot Meunier
Champagne Wafflart-Anoniolli, 1er Cru Blanc de Blanc, $55
Champagne Wafflart-Antoniolli, 1er Cru Brut Rosé, $50
60% Pinot Meunier, 40% Pinot Noir
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.