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Petizos (Malbec) Argentina 2007

Petizos (Malbec) Argentina 2007Petizos (Malbec) Argentina 2007. Its name references the breed saddled for polo matches. The fruit in this tasty wine comes from various locations within Argentina. Its diffuse beginnings do not hinder this little filly. The blending and aging seem to be in good hands, as it appeals to a wide range of palates. A violet aroma ...

Le Potazzine Rosso di Montalcino 2007

Le Potazzine Rosso di Montalcino 2007Name:Le Potazzine Rosso di Montalcino 2007 Varietal(s): Sangiovese Country: Tuscany, Italy Price: $35.95 Description: From the right producer, Rosso di Montalcino can be an excellent, less-expensive alternative for Brunello lovers.  Le Potazzine is one such producer.  From the beginning of his tenure, Giuseppe Gorelli has held his products to the highest standards, producing a wine embraced by consumers and critics, alike.  The pure, clear ...

Domaine La Bouissiere Gigondas 2007

Domaine La Bouissiere Gigondas 2007Name: Domaine La Bouissiere Gigondas 2007 Varietal(s): Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre Country: Southern Rhone, France Price: $34.95 Description: Wines from this appellation are traditionally heavy with high alcohol content (even more so recently with warmer vintages and a desire to market to bolder-oriented palates.) Bouissiere tempers this trend with high-altitude vineyards and minimal cellar tricks. Winemakers Gilles and Thierry Faravel create a ...

José Dhondt Grand Cru Champagne 2004 Blanc-de-Blancs

José Dhondt Grand Cru Champagne 2004 Blanc-de-BlancsName: José Dhondt Grand Cru Champagne 2004 Blanc-de-Blancs Varietal(s): Chardonnay Country: Champagne, France Price: $72.95 Description:  One of our prized “grower” Champagnes.  Dhondt is typically known for displaying a precise minerality in its taste profile.  That minerality provides the counterpoint to a toasty, apple butter aroma.  The rich texture envelops a sturdy, central acidity and develops nicely through the course of the bottle. ...

Casteggio Postumio Pinot Noir

Casteggio Postumio Pinot Noir Name: Casteggio Postumio Varietal: Pinot Noir Country: Oltrepo' Pavese, Lombardy, Italy Price: $21.95 Description: This sophisticated sparkler comes from the Lombardia region of northern Italy, specifically along the river “Po”. Light pink color, fine texture, essence of pomegranate on the nose, and bright and lively elements on the palate achieve a pleasing balance.

Domaine Sylvain Cathiard & Fils Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru “Les Suchots” 2005

Domaine Sylvain Cathiard & Fils Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru “Les Suchots” 2005Name: Domaine Sylvain Cathiard & Fils Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru “Les Suchots” 2005 Varietal: Pinot Noir Country: Burgundy, France Price: $199.95 Description: The pedigree of this wine speaks to many trophy hunters. One of the esteemed producers in a widely acclaimed vintage from an legendary vineyard. The vines of Les Suchots are from 1969, but the wines have an eternal quality. ...

Morlet Family Vineyards “La Proportion Dorée”

Morlet Family Vineyards “La Proportion Dorée”Name: Morlet Family Vineyards “La Proportion Dorée” Varietal: Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and Muscadelle Country: Sonoma County, California, U.S.A. Price: $88.95 Description: It is surprising that more high-end California wineries do not produce Bordeaux blanc style wines. Luc and Jodie Morlet have seen clearly the potential missed by others. They employ meticulously judicious methods, careful to keeps vineyard yields to a minimum ...

Kongsgaard Chardonnay 2006

Kongsgaard Chardonnay 2006Name: Kongsgaard Chardonnay 2006 Varietal: Chardonnay Country: Napa Valley, California, U.S.A. Price: $106.95 Fruit from two of the sacred California Chardonnay vineyards, Hyde and Hudson, unite in this cult favorite. The winery explaines it this way, “the Hudson vines provide the extravagant richness and the peach pit and almond aromatic intensity. The Hyde vineyard contributes to the mineral depth ...

Peter Lehman “Layers”

Peter Lehman “Layers”Name: Peter Lehman “Layers” Varietal(s): Pinot Gris, Gewürztraminer, Semillon, Mucat, Chardonnay Country: Adelaide, Australia Price: $17.95 Description: This “kitchen sink” blend has a loyal following among our customers. Despite looking like a hodgepodge from the outside, this is a thoughtfully constructed blend. Each varietal contributes an element of aromatics, mouthfeel, acitity, or fruit. Layers is medium-bodied with pleanty of ...

Château Lanesson Haut-Medoc 1996

Château Lanesson Haut-Medoc 1996Name: Château Lanesson Haut-Medoc 1996 Varietal(s): Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot Country: Bordeaux, France Price: $36.95 Description: Who doesn't like a delicious Haut Medoc with a little age? This Bordeaux is really closer to a claret style. Medium bodied (light enough to consider pairing with heavier fish dishes) with enough black fruit flavor to balance softened, slightly dusty ...
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