Federal Wine & Spirits

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Full on the Palate, Light on the Wallet
June 5, 2019



2017 Domaine St. Peyre Picpoul de Pinet; Color: pale straw gold; Aroma: lightly heady , a touch of green herb; Mouth: fleshy, round and soft, firm nicely soft a fleshy mid palate, with a touch of lemon, crisp acidity on the finish; Very Good 10.99; Mixed Case, 9.89; Case, 9.34

2017 Domaine Cassagnoles Cotes de Gascogne Cuvee Gros Manseng; Aroma: heady, dense smoky, clean rather firm; Very Good Plus 12.99; Mixed Case, 11.69; Case, 11.04



2017 Dom des Chesnaies (Boucard) Bourgueil Cuvee des Chesnais; Color: medium dark, opaque; Aroma: pretty, heady sweet rather intense, dense sweet ripe fruit, full, ; Mouth: clean rather fine, smooth, herbal deep, sweet acid finish, rather long; Very Good 12.99; Mixed Case, 11.69; Case, 11.04

2015 Allamand Malbec; Aroma: spicy a little funky, rather clean very fine delineated, Malbec plum spice; Mouth: juicy rather tight smooth herbal, clean fine acid smooth, quintessential Malbec; Very Good 14.99; Mixed Case, 13.49; Case, 12.74

2016 Barone Cornacchia Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Casanova: Organic The wine displays full body, substantial tannin and dances between generosity and elegance and freshness. Very Good Plus12.99/bottle 11.69/mixed case 11.04/case

2017 Domaine de Somail Minervois Le Vin de Plume- Organic- Biodynamic; Aroma: sweet dense heady rather rich &oaky, purple, very dense, reserved; Very Good Plus 14.99; Mixed Case, 13.49; Case, 12.74


Full but Light Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $137

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