We get new wines into the shop each month. Here are a few of the bottles that have shown up recently. Try something new today.
2019 Malvira Roero Arneis $15
Lifted and fresh on the nose with notes of white blossoms and snappy fruits. On the palate, the wine gives way to stone fruits and hints of melon before finishing with a zip of refreshing acidity. The finish is clean but long and showcases this classic vintage perfectly. Was $25, now $15
2019 Paul Direder Grüner Vetliner $16 1 Liter
Deliciously ripe flavors with the bracing acidity and herbaceous character typical of Grüner. Dry and crisp, showing hints of citrus & green apple. Organic
2018 Le Domaine d’Henri Le Allées Du Vignoble Chablis $23
Of the two hectares inherited in the early 60s, Henri Laroche created this small Chablis estate and dedicated his life to it. Today the family continues to extract the purest expression of Chardonnay, as demonstrated by this cuvee offering aromas of Golden delicious apple and a typical lacteous note, supported by an ample and generous texture leading to a mineral finale.
2018 Domain des Grand Rocs Juliénas $15
Cru Village Beaujolais at a very pleasant price. Medium-bodied cherry and berry fruit layered over a mineral backbone.
2018 Anadas Care Tinto Sobre Lîas $10
75% Granacha, 25% Syrah
Rich black cherry with layers of violet in color. Complex nose with fragrant ripe red and black fruit. Powerful on the palate, perfectly balanced for a full and long finish. A lot going on for $10.
2017 Château Petit-Freylon Bordeaux Cuvée Michael $13
70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot
Cuvee Michael’s dark fruit flavors, earth notes and tannins pair well with a Philly cheesesteak or your favorite chili.
2014 Domaine De Cristia Les Garrigues Côtes du Rhone $12
From 50-55 year-old vines from a top Côtes-du-Rhône vineyard, with red clay and rocky galets soil. rich and concentrated, it is more than you would expect from a Côtes-du-Rhône, aged half in cement and half in one to three-year-old barrels for 9 months. Organic Was $18 now $12
2015 Lorenzo Sassetti Montecucco Rosso La Querciolina $15
100% Sangiovese Grosso
The bouquet is dark and earthy in the best possible way, as savory herbs give way to crushed black cherry, encased in an air of smoky minerals, sous-bois, and hints of animal musk. The Montecucco Rosso then floods the palate with silky textures, offset by cool-toned red fruits and minerals, riding a core of brisk acids. It finishes with medium length yet brimming with energy, as a mix of savory spice and minerality slowly tapers off, leaving just a hint of dried cranberry. Was $22 now $15
2015 Basel Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon $15
This Cabernet delivers strong nuances of black cherry, stewed fruit, cola and black currant on the distinctive nose. The aromatic, jammy notes are supported well by hints of eucalyptus, mint and pencil shavings. Was $30 now $15
2018 Orr Columbia Valley Merlot $25
80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon
Erica’s first Merlot under her own label. Only 240 cases made.