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WOW Wines of the Week | 11/26-12/2!

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WINES OF THE WEEK WINES FOR THE TABLE Marcel LaPierre Raisins Gaulois 2017 This cuvee takes the Vin de France appellation, because the Beaujolais' governing body decided to do away with the Vin de Pays designation in Beaujolais, leaving only the appellations and Vin de France. The wine is still almost all from the cru of Morgon, with a little bit of A.O.C. Beaujolais as well. No Sulfur added during fermentation. Bottled just after a winter settling (in screw cap, no less!), this wine is pure, unadulterated pleasure. If you've got a crowd (and two is a crowd in this...

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WOW WINES OF THE WEEK 11/12-11/18

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WINES OF THE WEEK WINES FOR THE FEAST Albert Bichot Mâcon-Villages 2016 The nose is fragrant with beautiful floral notes (acacia and honeysuckle) against a slightly mineral background. The palate is lively, fruity and floral with a refreshing finish.  The apricot flavors are spot on.  With a meal, this white Mâcon is the perfect match for shellfish, seafood and white meats in cream, or full-flavored cheeses. $15.99 Domaine de la Prébende Beaujolais 2017 The wine shows off a bright black-cherry nose and possesses classic Beaujolais finesse with profound minerality and a crisp texture.  With its light tannins and intense acidity,...

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WOW WINES OF THE WEEK | 11/5-11/11

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WINES OF THE WEEKPoliziano Rosso Di Montepulciano 201691 Points James SucklingPoliziano selected a number of vineyards with particular characteristics in order to obtain a wine that is young, fruity, full-bodied, but not hard. Lots of cherry and floral aromas follow through to a medium body, solid core of fruit and a juicy and delicious finish. Drink now.$12.99Crovidae Ravenna Riesling 2017Sourced from two vineyards in the Yakima Valley, fermentation in 100% stainless steel to keep all of the bright aromatics in place. A touch of residual sugar gives this wine beautiful texture, while the clean, natural acidity provides a focused attack...

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WOW Wines of the Week | 10/22-10/28!

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ANNIVERSARY SALE EXTENDED SALE WINESBroc Cellars Sparkling Chenin Blanc 2017Whole cluster pressed in stainless steel with four months in bottle before release, disgorged by hand with no dosage, this exciting pale straw chenin is yeasty and unfiltered, with a hint of chenin's classic dry honey crystal character on the nose and great, drying acidity on the palate. Notes of chalk from the calcareous fossils that underlie the sandy topsoil in Shell Creek vineyard move through to a fine hint of spearmint on the finish. Great for a honey-glazed chicken or tagine with mint, or just relaxing with friends in a...

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WOW WINES OF THE WEEK 9/17-9/23!

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WOW Wines of the Week 9/17-9/23! South Italy Wines (Italian Wines just waiting to be rediscovered)! Feudo di Santa Tresa Frappato 2017 Made with organically farmed grapes, this charming, easy-drinking red is delicately scented with red berry and spice. The luminous, silky palate offers crushed strawberry, juicy cherry, and white cinnamon alongside fresh acidity. Serve slightly chilled for the perfect summer red. $12.99   Poggio Anima Uriel Grillo 2016 Golden straw color with mint green hues. The wine shows intensity on the nose with stone fruits and tropical aromas. This is a bit richer on the palate than previous vintages...

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