We are warming up for the holiday season here at the wine shop. Thanksgiving is less than 2 weeks away and then we roll into December which is a fun time of year to be in the wine business. Dodge the clouds and make your way into the shop to see what’s going on.
Saturday we have and especially festive line up for T-day and beyond:
2017 Pasquale Pelissero Nebbiolo Rosato Crose $14
2016 Werner Näkel, Spätburgunder $40
2017 Chateau Coupe Roses Minervois La Bastide $17
Half Carignan and half Grenache with 5% Syrah,
2013 Fall Line Winery Cabernet Sauvignon $25
Giovanni Bosca Cardamaro Vino Amaro $24
Sunday we are featuring two wines from Loire Valley winemaker Nicolas Idiart that would be great with the big bird.
2016 Nicolas Idiart Chenin Blanc $14
This dry Chenin Blanc spent 10 months on lees in order to offer a plump mouthfeel with bright ginger-led core of yellow apple and fig with a mineral-tinged finish. Organic.
2018 Nicolas Idiart Pinot Noir $14
This Loire Pinot is a great value. Red berries with licorice and spices. It is harmonious and balanced, with a plump fruitiness and silky texture.
Wednesday, November 20th.
There are a few tickets left for the special Giovanni Rosso this Wednesday.
The wines of
With Davide Rosso
Wednesday, November 20th
6 to 8pm
Cavatappi Distribuzione, 4121 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134
Advance tickets are required for this event for $25 (plus tax) from Madrona Wine.
You get to try these wines:
2017 Giovanni Rosso Etna Bianco $38
2016 Giovanni Rosso Etna Rosso $55
2016 Giovanni Rosso Barbera d’Alba “Donna Margherita” DOC $22
2017 Giovanni Rosso Langhe Nebbiolo DOC $25
2014 Giovanni Rosso Barolo DOCG $50
2014 Giovanni Rosso Barolo ‘Del Comune di Serralunga d’Alba” DOCG $65
2014 Giovanni Rosso Barolo Serra DOCG $95
2014 Giovanno Rosso Barolo Cerretta DOCG $95
2016 Ester Canale Rosso Langhe Nebbiolo DOC $200
2015 Ester Canale Rosso Barolo Vigna Rionda DOCG $450
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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.