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WOW WINES OF THE WEEK | 3/2-3/8!

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WINES OF THE WEEK  **MARCH MAYHEM PREVIEW** Inconnu Chardonnay 2017Squeezed lemon, white rose, crunchy granny smith apple. Clean honeydew, chamomile, pink grapefruit flesh. Dewy flowers and green hay, cardamom and herbal tea. Bright and slightly wild fruit ranging from tart kiwi to white peach chopped and muddled into cottage cheese with a jasmine garnish. Fresh, edgy, & unconventional, and although fruit remains the focus there is no shortage of loamy earth and fun herbal funk to add complexity. This 2017 Clarksburg Chardonnay by Inconnu Wine is an interesting and avant-garde natural wine from one of California's most unique little wine...

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WOW WINES OF THE WEEK | 2/17-2/23!

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WINES OF THE WEEK FONDUE FEBRUARY! Weingut Pittnauer - Red PittiGrapes: Zweigelt, Blaufränkisch, and St. Laurent90 Points Wine EnthusiastAn intriguing touch of salty licorice hangs over the nose before black-cherry notes reassert themselves. They burst on the juicy palate and deliver dense but easy pleasure, bags of fruit and tons of charm. This is medium-bodied, dry, with a slight tannic grip. The finish is juiciness itself$15.99Rudi Wiest Riesling Gryphon Crest 2018A blend of fruit from both the Saar and the middle Mosel (vineyards surrounding Piesport and Bernkastel) this lovely value Riesling darts and dances on the palate with Margarita-like kicks...

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WOW WINES OF THE WEEK | 11/25-12/1!

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WINES OF THE WEEK WINE FOR THE FEAST! Foxglove Zinfandel 2015Offering up pretty aromas of strawberries, blackberries, and spice, the 2015 Zinfandel is medium-bodied, supple and velvety, with melting tannins and a juicy core of fruit. This is a delicious Zinfandel that represents amazing value.$14.99Limestone Hill Chardonnay 2018The De Wetshof Estate Limestone Hill Chardonnay never sees oak and offers impeccably pure, refreshing apple, peach and lemon fruit, a lovely leesy richness of texture, and a nutty, chalky, fruit-filled finish of imposing length. Understated and less tropical than some of the better un-oaked Chardonnays, this wine possesses far better balance and...

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WOW WINES OF THE WEEK | 9/30-10/6!

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WINES OF THE WEEK Anniversary Sale Sneak Peek!  Chateau Les Fermenteaux Bordeaux 2015This great little red is estate bottled in the tiny village of St. Caprais-de-Bordeaux.  Family owned since the 1920s, owner/vigneron Stephan Herve states, "When I became owner of the estate in 1995, I gave it all the love I feel for wine." Composed of 70% merlot, 20% cabernet sauvignon, 5% cabernet franc and 5% malbec, the wine shows redcurrant, blackberry, cherry, spice and woody notes.  Subtle tannins provide structure to this fine example of the great 2015 vintage in Bordeaux.REG $12.99    SALE $7.99 SAVE $5!Punta Crena Lumassina...

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WOW WINES OF THE WEEK | 9/9-9/15!

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WINES OF THE WEEK 9/9-9/15! CT LOVES VT MONTH Cheese Traders LOVES Maquam Wine! Pear Wine 2016This award-winning pear wine is fruit-forward and highly aromatic with lingering tropical undertones. The pear continues on the palate with an exceptionally smooth and lingering finish. Its beautiful light golden color and layered, balanced body make it a perfect appetizer wine to enjoy with friends. This pear wine matches perfectly with picnic fare, salads & sandwiches, Asian cuisine, fruity desserts, grilled chicken and mild cheeses (brie, Gouda, etc.). It is also excellent on its own or as a spritzer. Serve chilled!$15.99Black Currant 2016This full-bodied...

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