Federal Wine & Spirits

29 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Great Southern Hemisphere Values
September 28, 2022




2021 MAN Sauvignon Blanc; Aroma: Heady, rich, intense, heady  lush, smoky; Mouth: Sweet, bright, clean, firm, ripe fruit on the finish; Very Good Plus 12.99; Case, 10.99

2020 Kara Tara Chardonnay; Aroma: Light clean, fresh, lifted, and pure, very clean, very pure and lifted; Very Good - Excellent 21.99; Case, 18.99

2021 Lievland Chenin Blanc; Aroma: Fresh lifted, light flint, floral; Mouth:  rich, fleshy, juicy, intense, clean, rounded restrained fruit, a touch of citrus; Very Good Plus 19.99; Case, 16.99



2020 Kara Tara Pinot Noir; Aroma: Very heady rich, intense, heady breather Dense fruit; Mouth: Dark silky and dense, good acidity, herbal  fine, dark plum fruit; Very Good - Excellent 21.99; Mixed Case, 19.79; Case, 18.99

2019 MAN Pinotage; Color: Berry dark black; Aroma: Light spice, cherry, and tannin, rich and dense; Mouth: Sweet intense, very bright clean, intense, bright acid forwards a little hot, but spoilt y and rounded forward and intense; Very Good Plus 12.99; Case, 10.99

2018 Zuccardi Cabernet Franc Series Q Mendoza); Aroma: Light ethereal, wisps of finely delineated Franc; Mouth: Right clean, fresh, intense juicy, bright acid, smooth; Very Good Plus 19.99; Case, 16.99


Southern Values Case, two bottles of each wine $189

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