6.8- 6.9 Wine Tasting
Celebrate the start of June with us this weekend and enjoy a complimentary wine tasting hosted by Juliet and Kelly. Tastings run from 11:30 to 5 on Saturday and Sunday, and all wines featured will be available for purchase at a 10% discount.
Find a printable PDF of this week’s tasting notes here.
Hermann Moser Per Due Grüner Veltliner 2017
Retail:$15.95 | Sale $14.35
Weingut Hermann Moser is run by Martin and his wife Carmen Moser. The estate is 300 years old and is located in the village of Rohrendorf in the Kremstal wine-growing region in Lower Austria. The nose on this wine is shy, suggesting notes of fig leaf and citrus. The palate is dominated with herbal notes and lime fruit leading through the light-bodied palate. It's slender yet creamy with a dry and refreshing finish.
100% Grüner Veltliner
Domaine Du Mont Epin Macon-Peronne 2016
Retail: $21.95 | Sale $19.75
Richard and Stephanie Martin, owners of St. Veran’s renowned Croix Sennaillet estate, purchased the historic Mont Epin domaine in 2015. Situated in the commune of Clesse in the Maconnais region of southern Burgundy, Domaine du Mont-Epin specializes in chardonnay, the grape of Macon. The clay and limestone soils of the estate feature a steady slope which allows contstant and consistent drainage. The vineyard is also sheltered by the forested summit of Mont Epin, which combined with a weastern exposure allows for a late ripening of the grapes. All of this results in a wine that is crisp with underlying richness and a distinct thread of minerality.
Gone Rogue Mish Mash White 2018
Retail: $21.95 | Sale: $19.75
Not necessarily known for being the go to place for riesling, pinot gris or viognier in Australia, nevertheless this wine will surprise you. This highly aromatic wine is full of zesty citrus on the nose. The palate is floral with hints of spice and finishes with lovely acidity. The juicy mid-palate and textural minerality will leave you wanting more.
29% Pinot Gris
Hermann Moser Rosi Mosi Zweigelt Rose 2018
Retail: $16.95 | Sale: $15.25
Weingut Hermann Moser is run by Martin and his wife Carmen Moser. The estate is 300 years old and is located in the village of Rohrendorf in the Kremstal wine-growing region in Lower Austria Kremstal is known for white grapes, but Zweigelt is a red grape, developed in 1922 by Fritz Zweigelt. He created it by combining the St. Laurent varietal, the most widely planted red wine grape in the Czech Republic, with blaufrankisch, a grape common throughout Central Europe that offers large tannins and spice characteristics. On the palate dried cherry and apple notes mix with hints of strawberry then finish with a bit of citrus and acidity.
Stift Klosterneuburg St. Laurent 2015
Retail $24.95 | Sale $22.45
Stift Klosterneuburg is one of the most fascinating cellars in Austria with an unbroken wine growing tradition that is 900 years old. The St. Laurent from the Klosterneuburg Monastery Wine Estate is a typical representative of its variety. Deep ruby red with a youthful character, a strong aroma of ripe bigarreau cherries, juicy and powerful on the palate, with elegant and soft tannin structure.
100% St. Laurent
93 Points Wine Enthusiest
Ventosa El Castro de Valtuille “Joven Mencía” 2016,
Retail: $14.95 | Sale: $13.45
Castro Ventosa was founded by the Perez family in 1752 and the family owns the estate ever since. The Perez family owns 75 hectares of Mencía vineyards in Bierzo making them the biggest owners of this varietal within the Bierzo D.O. This Mencía is medium-bodied with beautiful floral and red fruit notes. Mencía only grows in Spain and Portugal on the Iberian peninsula. If you love Pinot Noir and other aromatic reds then this Mencía is right up your alley!
Domaine Naturaliste Rebus Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Retail: $29.95 | Sale: $26.95
Domaine Naturaliste Vineyard is located in the heart of the Wilyabrup sub-region of Margaret River in Western Australia. The Rebus Cabernet Sauvignon has an intricate tapestry of glazed cherries, violets and graphite, deftly woven into a palate laden with flavors of red currants, cacao nib and plum skin. Bristling tannin on the entry and a core of licorice, black berries and slate, finish with a persistent and ever-changing mineral finish.
100% Cabernet Sauvignon