Federal Wine & Spirits

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Bold Vibrant Flavors Under $20
August 31, 2022




2021 Moniker Chardonnay la Ribera; Aroma: fresh, light, firm, clean fine fresh, sweet fruit, oak limned; Mouth: juicy, rich, intense, juicy, intense thick textured, light buttery note, a dark acid note;Very Good Plus 17.99; Case, 14.99

2021 Domaine La Genestriere Viognier; Aroma: fresh fruity juicy, lightly herbal sweet; Mouth: bright, clean forward lively juicy real Viognier minerality; Very Good 17.99; Case, 14.99

2020 Ch Saint Roch Old Vines White; Color: pale green; Aroma: firm, bright, fresh, lifted, saline lifted; Mouth: juicy bright sweet rich, tropical fruit, bright acid, lively and bright, dry apricot, lemon-lime golden apple; Very Good Plus 18.99; Case, 15.99



2020 St. Roch Cotes de Roussillon Villages; Color: very dark black; Aroma: very deep dark, very dark, deep plummy, leathery some brightens; Mouth: clean, bright deep dark plum fruit, juicy low acid rather long, firm and bright full-bodied; Very Good Plus 18.99; Case, 15.99

2020 Piattelli Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon; Color: very dark opaque; Aroma: light fresh clean, a touch reserved, boysenberry, nutty; Mouth: bright, juicy, intense, smooth textured, firm structure, bright finish, long; Very Good Plus 17.99; Case, 14.99

2020 Cline Ancient Vines Zinfandel; Aroma: light, pretty firm, sweet acid, juicy, fresh; Mouth: juicy forward older style zinfandel, fresh acid; Very Good Plus 17.99; Case, 14.99


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