4.27 - 4.28 Wine Tasting
Join us for a complimentary wine tasting this weekend from 11:30 to 5 hosted by Jason Bise of the Winebow Group!
All bottles featured will be available for sale at 10% off.
Scroll down for more information on this week’s lineup!
White Hall Chardonnay 2017
Origin: Monticello, Virginia
Retail: $19.95 | Sale: $17.95
Established in 1992, White Hall has grown from 6 acres planted to over 48 acres currently under vine.The Champ family has taken great pride over the years in being stewards of the land and creating wines that are unique to the beauty and richness of the terroir.This well-balanced, crisp Chardonnay with flavors of apples, pears, hints of lemon citrus, nutmeg and a crisp spicy finish. Fermented and aged in stainless steel with a small amount in neutral oak barrels, this Chardonnay the perfect balance of fruit and acidity. Pair this with Virginia’s abundant seafood, including crab, clams, and oysters, as well as any soft or semi-soft cow’s milk cheese.
Wieninger Grüner Veltliner 2017
Retail: $19.95 | Sale $17.95
Fritz Wieninger is the leading wine producer in the city of Vienna. Grüner Veltliner is the signature grape of Austria and this wine is a prime example. Sage, lemon and ripe pear make for an intriguing nose. The palate is juicy, guided on the slender light body by bright lemony citrus tones.The bright acidity and savory character make it an ideal partner to mildly spiced Asian cuisine. It can also work well with all of your spring vegetables that are difficult to pair with such as watercress or asparagus.
100% Grüner Veltliner
Gilbert Picq et ses Fils Chablis 2017
Retail: $33.95 | Sale: $30.55
Brothers Didier and Pascal Picq quickly established themselves as rigorous growers after taking over this 32-acre domaine from their father in 1976. The Domaine of Gilbert Picq et Ses Fils is one of the lovely, small, up-and-coming producers that dot the Chablisienne landscape. The Picq style of Chablis is very classic, with the inimitable expression of minerality that Chardonnay only picks up in these rolling hillside vineyards of the Yonne Valley. Couple this with racy acidity and the fine depth that comes with low yields, meticulous winemaking, and fine parcels of vines. The Picq Chablis is one of the finest examples to be found in the appellation, with the structure and cut to age gracefully for up to twenty years. It ischock full of flinty seashell essence, making it a quintessential Chablis. It is an incredible value that you won’t want to miss.
Amble & Chase Rosé
4-Pack: $21.95 | Sale: $19.75
Single: $5.95 | Sale: $5.35
The name Amble & Chase pays homage to the winemaking process. During a long growing season, the winemaker will "amble" through the vineyard to ensure the highest quality fruit, which is followed by the "chase" when the grapes are ready to be harvested. This wine is pale salmon pink in color and shows complex aromas of cherry blossom and white raspberry, giving way to notes of juicy peach and ripe red grapefruit on the palate. The persistent freshness compliments the salty minerality thanks to the vines' southern exposure and cooling breezes from the Mediterranean.
40% Grenache | 30% Syrah | 30% Cinsault
Ox-Eye Cabernet Franc 2016
Retail: $20.95 | Sale: $18.85
From our very own Shenandoah Valley, this estate grown Cabernet Franc has raspberry and plum flavors with a hint of clove on the nose. This Cabernet Franc was aged in a combination of French, American and Hungarian oak barrels giving it a dynamic flavor that pairs with red meats and full-flavored cheeses.
Also enjoyable in the glass on its own!
100% Cabernet Franc
Aia Vecchia Lagone Toscana 2016
Retail: $18.95 | Sale: $17.05
Aia Vecchia, the name of an old building situated in the Tuscan countryside, is the center of this winery today. The particularly favorable microclimate and ideally-suited soils of this area make the production of high-quality wines possible. On the nose, this wine is delicate with notes of cherry, vanilla and herbs. The palate is structured and elegant with flavors of plum, ripe cherries, wild berries and a hint of spice, followed by a lengthy and smooth finish that begs for food. This wine is very versatile and would pair well with both red and white meats, various pasta dishes and hard cheeses.
60% Merlot | 30% Cabernet Sauvignon | 10% Cabernet Franc
Jason Stephens Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
Retail: $23.95 | Sale $21.55
Gilroy, California is known as the garlic capital of the world, but also happens to be a particularly good environment for growing grapes (which have been thriving there for over 300 years). Aromas of black pepper, fresh marjoram, and dried strawberry aromas welcome you into the glass. The palate shows an herbal backbone full of peppercorns and oregano, giving depth to the snappy black-raspberry flavors. This wine finishes with good length and enough fine tannin to stand up to steak, but not get in the way of solo sipping.
76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 6% Petit Verdot, 4% Malbec, 4 % Cabernet Franc
White Hall Soliterre 2017
Origin: Monticello, Virginia
Retail: $24.95 | Sale: $22.45
White Hall Vineyards is a farm winery located just 13 miles from historic Charlottesville, Virginia. This lush and balanced dessert wine maintains its acidity beautifully. Like drinking liquid honey, this wine will pair wonderfully with fruit desserts or foie gras.
100% Petit Manseng