WINES OF THE WEEK
POP! Wines For The Holidays!
Château Blaignan, Médoc Cru Bourgeois 2016
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot
Region: Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Tasting Notes: From the sustainably practiced vineyards of Château Blaignan, this Bordeaux blend gives a fresh and ripe nose of black currant, and spice. Dry and medium bodied with flavors of red fruit, white pepper, tobacco, and cedar with fine tannins.
Food Pairing: Enjoy with steak tips, roast beef, portobello mushrooms, and hearty soups
Marcel Giraudon, Bourgogne Aligoté 2020
Region: Bourgogne, Burgundy, France
Tasting Notes: Near the limestone soils of Chablis, this grape produces an easy-drinking unoaked white. Notes of pure and fresh green apples, lemongrass and herb.
Food Pairing: Enjoy with chicken curry, oysters, and bruschetta.
Château Tour des Gendres, Bergerac La Vigne d'Albert 2019
Varietal: Périgord, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc,
Region: Bergerac, Southwest France, France
Tasting Notes: A certified organic blend of French varietals grown in a mix of limestone and clay soils. Summer red fruit and savory green pepper on the nose. A sweet and spicy palate with fresh acidity.
Food Pairing: Great with duck, and truffle.
Pike Road Wines Sparkler Sparkling Wine Oregon
Varietal: Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, and Pinot Noir
Region: Oregon, U.S.
Tasting Notes: Aged in a mix of steel and oak barrels, it is primarily Chardonnay and Pinot Gris with a splash of Riesling and Pinot Noir for fresh fruit and floral notes. Beautiful sparkler for the Holidays!
Food Pairing: Anywhere from summer salads to your holiday turkey.
Field Recordings Tang Piquette Central Coast 2020
Varietal: Pinot Gris, Chenin Blanc, and Albarino
Region: Central Coast, California, U.S.
Tasting Notes: A sustainably grown and vegan orange wine. Involves a second pressing of grape skins after rehydration with water. Notes of cantaloupe, pear, flowers, and lemon zest.
Food Pairing: Chicken wings, curry dishes, and apple stir fry.
Denny Bini Podere Cipolla Spuma Vino Frizzante
Region: Emilia, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Tasting Notes: Organically farmed vineyards from the sand and limestone soils of Emilia, the land of Lambrusco. Aromas and flavors of cherry, strawberry, cranberry and grapefruit.
Food Pairing: Pizza, zucchini, and gnocchi dishes.