As the 2019 draws to the end we look back and pull a few corks to finish the year off right. We’ll be pouring some winter delights from now until New Year’s Eve. Stop by the shop and see what’s open.
Thursday, December 26th
2017 Giá Langhe Rosso $18
Barbera, Dolcetto, Nebbiolo
The Giá is an easy going Langhe Rosso in a liter bottle meant for everyday enjoyment. The wine has red fruit and violet aromas with ripened plums and cherries. The palate is fruity, and smooth with a focus on dark red fruits. ONE LITER
2014 Barao de Vilar Statement LBV Porto $20
This unfiltered Late Bottled Vintage is aged over 4 years in oak barrels before bottling. It has a great variety of flavors, a strong wine with an attractive bouquet. Strawberry jam, medium-bodied and sweet with refreshing acidity and gentle tannins.
Friday, December 27th
2001 Sant’ Elena Merlot$17
A 17-year-old Merlot from Friuli that is far from giving up the ghost. Smooth developed flavors and soft tannin. 13% alcohol by volume
2017 Tenuta Santa Maria Pragal $17
60% Corvina, 20% Merlot, 20% Syrah
Engaging bouquet with alternating hints of red fruit preserves, dried roses and black cherry with subtler tones of dark spice, tobacco and black pepper.