After our mini heat wave here in Madrona, things are back to usual. Speaking of usual, we are going to have some great French Wines open for tasting this weekend at the wine shop. Sometimes the same old same old is really perfect.
Saturday we are going all Organic:
2018 Château de Brézé, Clos de Midi $19
2018 Domaine de la Graveirette, Ju de Vie Rose $12
60% Grenache, 40% Syrah
2018 La Bastide des Oliviers “Cuvée Classique” Rosé, $16
40% Cinsault, 30% Grenache, 15% Carignan, 15% Syrah
2017 Domaine Guillaume, Pinot Noir $18
2017 Domaine de la Graveirette, Côtes du Rhone $16
Sunday, we catch a boat to Corsica.
2018 Vetriccie Ìle de Beauté Rosé $10
40% Niellucciu, 30% Sciaccarella, 15% Grenache, 15% Merlot
A Corsican rosé with briny aromas, hint of fresh vanilla, fresh raspberry, cranberry with red and white currants notes. Crisp & fresh.
2016 Maestracci Clos Reginu $15
35% Niellucciu, 30% Grencahe, 15% Sciaccerelu, 15% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre
A complex blend from Corsica, lighter-bodied with smoky earthy undertones.
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.