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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Intriguing Flavors from Less Usual Wines
May 29, 2019

 

White

2017 Wittmann Scheurebe2- Organic- Biodynamic;Aroma: elderberry, lime currant, Rather lifted and enchantingly herbal and vibrant; Mouth: light on its feet, rather clean herbal balanced, fresh and refreshing, lively & graceful; Very Good - Excellent23.99; Mixed Case, 21.59; Case, 20.39

22017 Poggio Al Tesoro Vermentino Solosole:2 Bright green straw. Flowery aromas of green apple and pear with very good structure. Long pleasant finish and lots going on as the wine opens. Very Good to Excellent21; Mixed Case, 18.90; Case, 17.85

2017 Julien Pilon Marsanne Le Bruit des Vagues; Aroma: very fresh lively, lemon spice, a floral; Mouth: fleshy rather dense smooth, a nutty herbal note., softly caressing texture, autumnal, sweet long finish; Very Good Plus; 21; Mixed Case, 18.90; Case, 17.85

 

Red

2014 Domaine des Terrisses Gaillac Terres Originelles; Color: rather dark; Aroma: fruity, marked by oak, rather dense, fresh, very pretty; Mouth: clean fresh very hearty base rather dense lightly clean pretty layered, elegant and prettily ripe, fine tannins tight clean, firm; Very Good - Excellent 23.99; Mixed Case, 21.59; Case, 20.39

2015 Azienda Agricole Cardamone Costa d’Amalfi: Deep ruby. Where do we start with the aromas of dark fruit and spice accented by flowers. It all comes together on the palate with great complexity and structure. Long spicy finish. Very Good to Excellent 26.99; Mixed Case, 24.29; Case, 22.94

2016 Matchbook Petit Verdot;Color: very dark opaque; Mouth: smooth, lighter in the attack, brown spice, & dense fruit, herbal finish; Very Good Plus 17.99; Mixed Case, 16.19; Case, 15.29

 

5-29 Intriguing Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $213

5-29 Intriguing Pack: Special, one each of the above wines - $113

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