Federal Wine & Spirits

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Tasty New Arrivals
July 26, 2017

 

White

2015 Brooks Amycas; Aroma: fullish heady spice, herbal fruity, rather dense; Mouth: fullish slightly sweet, juicy spicy rather rich, clean firm; Very Good Plus 18.99; Mixed Case, 17.09; Case, 16.14

2015 I Clivi Ribolla Gialla: Light lime straw. Citrus, herbs, almonds and flowers with mineral freshness. Vibrant clarity with a lime zest finish.  Very Good to Excellent  26.99; Mixed Case, 24.29; Case, 22.94

2015 Terredora di Paolo Greco di Tufo Loggia della Serra: Bright straw. White flowers, citrus, mineral core dressed in apples and pears with a hint of honey and fine acidity.  Very Good to Excellent  24.99; Mixed Case, 22.49; Case, 21.24

 

Red

2014 Caravaglio Nero du Munti Corinto Nero:  Dark ruby red. Blackberry, mulberry and currants floating on sage, fennel, mint and smokey earth. Warm and layered texture.  Very Good to Excellent  24.99; Mixed Case, 22.49; Case, 21.24

2015 Domaine Font Sarade Vacqueyras Les Hauts de la Ponche; Aroma: heady sweet acid very firm, bright berry over plummy depth; Mouth: juicy rather dense spicy forward, firm, rather clean a touch of alcohol; Very Good Plus 23.99; Mixed Case, 21.59; Case, 20.39

2014 Domaine d'Escarvailles Rasteau La Ponce; Color: medium deep; Aroma: clean raher firm,nicely herbal, pretty, fresh higher toned; Mouth: juicy bright clean acid firm,balanced, elegant acid structure, pretty, lithe; Very Good Plus 27.99; Mixed Case, 25.19; Case, 23.79

 

7-29 New Arrivals Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $252

Instore only 7-29 New Arrivals Pack: Special, one each of the above wines - $134

 

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