Rodney Strong Chalk Hill Estate Chardonnay – Sonoma County Ca – 2010
barrel fermentation in new and seasoned french oak added toasty vanilla and spice complexities, and during 9 months of barrel ageing, we regularly stirred the "lees" in barrel, which adds a creamy texture and increases richness on the palate. encouraging secondary fermentation adds additional complexity, and in the glass the wine is both creamy and crisp, with ripe apple, meyer lemon, wet stone, and spiced vanilla flavors. enjoy over the next 1-3 years.
Suggested Retail Price$29.00
Belgvardo Serrata - Maremma, It – 2010
rich full body, dark berries and balsamic aromas, silky sensual taste. food pairing: roasts, white meat stews, grilled vegetables, mildly spicy sauces, fresh cheeses.
Suggested Retail Price$29.00
Fonterutoli Badiola Super Tuscan – Chianti, It - 2009
Fonterutoli Chianti Classico Docg – Chianti, It – 2009
a smooth wine with an elegant body. this wine has dark berry and fresh spice flavors, plus an intense, smooth taste. "a polished, international style, with toast and spice notes adding smoothness and depth to the black cherry and raspberry fruit. rich and harmonious, with an impression of spice and mineral on the long aftertaste.
Suggested Retail Price$49.00
Sterling “platinum Cabernet Sauvignon – Napa Valley, Ca 2009
living up to its name, our 2009 platinum is the culmination of our finest grapes and state-of-the-art winemaking. dominated by cabernet sauvignon, this classic bordeaux-style blend has a big, inky-black profile led by distinct aromas of cocoa, espresso, toast and black currant. a bold weight of black-cherry fruit washes across the palate with unrelenting intensity. mouth-coating tannins and caramel pastry notes extend into a long and satisfying finish. pair this striking bold, well-balanced wine with roasted meats, risotto, or winter pastas. blend: 94% cabernet sauvignon, 3% merlot, 3% petit verdot
Suggested Retail Price$55.00
Champagne Club Picks
Berlucchi Franciacorta “61” Rose Champagne – Franciacorta, It - Nv
cuvee 61’s crisp, fresh feel makes it the ideal aperitif wine; designed for easy going, friendly enjoyment. pale pink in appearance. complex, fragrant, and lively on the nose with emphatic notes of wild red berry fruit and ripe stone fruit with heady, warm impressions due to the presence of pinot noir in the liqueur d’expédition. full-bodied, velvet-smooth with appealing finish
Suggested Retail Price$60.00
Lanson Brut Champagne – Reims, Fr – Nv
black label's brilliant color recalls the characteristic straw tones of the pinot noir, with glints of amber. it is lively in the flute, with a fine stream of persistent bubbles. its fresh aromas combine the impression of vitality and spring-time scents, together with hints of toast and honey. on the palate, bouquets of ripe fruits and citrus create a sensation of opulence yet lightness