Federal Wine & Spirits

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Grill Wines From All Over
June 12, 2019



2017 Empire Estate Dry Riesling; Aroma: light refreshing diesel, smoky, rather Mosel-like; Mouth: clean rather bright rather full, spicy acid, dry, clean herbal, long intriguing finish; Very Good Plus19.99; Mixed Case, 17.99; Case, 16.99



2018 Domaine Henry PellĂ© Menetou Salon Morugues Rose; Aroma: sweet rather fine acidity, pungent, a light but deep-noted fruit, caressing texture; Mouth: juicy rich & fleshy, fresh, fullish with a deep raspberry plum middle, a crisp finishing note; Very Good Plus 16.99; Mixed Case, 15.29; Case, 14.44



2015 Jeff Carrel Lilac Cotes de Roussillon Villages; Color: very dark; Aroma: herbal, rather dense, fullish, very floral notes, heady lifted very pretty; Mouth: clean smooth, fullish rather dense, spice at the end, clean bright acid with very nicely full, mid mouth, ; Very Good Plus 21; Mixed Case, 18.9; Case, 17.85

2011 Chionetti Briccolero Dogliani: Combination of blueberry, cassis, mint and herbs with depth and complexity. Fresh and pleasant on the palate. Excellent 22.99/bottle 20.69/mixed case 19.54/case

2016 Gal Tibor Egri Bikaver Titi; Aroma: heady, herbal, nutty plum & granite; Mouth: smooth bright texture, clean a nutty under-taste, dimensioned, sweet bright firm, very good layered length; Very Good Plus 21; Mixed Case, 18.9; Case, 17.85

2015 Sijnn Kingfisher Malgas; Aroma: very heady rather dense, very full, very rich, , spicy rather pretty very rich full; Mouth: juicy bright rather dense, full, clean very rich, smoke & spice bright acid, long clean,; Very Good Plus 26.99; Mixed Case, 24.29; Case, 22.94


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