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Upcoming Tastings -TUESDAY Dec 1, at the Parker House - Our Annual Champagne Tasting... Boston’s Best!
This Week's Tasting:
Wines from the Federal Cases
November 18, 2015For over fifteen years, people have found that making it one of our Federal Cases is the best way to treat a client, a friend, or yourself to a gift that gives pleasure for all the twelve days of Christmas (or Hanukah plus four). (Continue reading)
Last Week's Tasting
Feasting on a Budget
November 12, 2015A nice crowd for nice wines. Most everyone was surprised by how good it was... (Continue reading)
Boston's premier wine shop, offering an 8,000 bottle cellar of fine and rare wines from around the world. Join us for our free tastings Wednesdays, 5 - 7 pm.
We also carry a full line of spirits, ales and beers for all tastes and budgets, including a splendid selection of single malt Scotch. Voted one of Whisky Magazine's "Icons of Whisky": 2011 and 2012 Scotch Retailer of the Year, USA.
Open Mon - Fri 9am - 7pm, Saturdays 11am - 6pm, and closed Sundays
Wines for the Feast - November 4thCate writes, "The tasting was well attended and the wines showed quite nicely. Many repouring requests were obliged, especially for the 2012 Ch Sixtine Chateauneuf du Pape Estate and 2010 Muga Rioja Reserva." The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Autumnal Reds - October 28thSome decided favorites last week. Clearly people loved the the fruit and herbceous spice of the 2013 Bodegas Ateca Atteca Old Vines Garnacha. There were many requests for retastes. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
WED, Friuli - THURS, Five Fine Champagne Estates - October 21stPeter writes, "We had a very nice time with Ferdinando Zanusso, owner of the I Clivi winery in Friuli. This area of NE Italy has been at various times quite famous for its wines and at others, forgotten. Ferdinando is spearheading a revival of the classics." The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Maturity without its Cost - October 14thPeter writes, "Last week we tipped the scales in favor of wines that have had enough time to develop bottle maturity. This is something that gets talked about a lot and all too rarely experienced." The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
New & Notable
2014 Domaine Pelle Menetou Salon and Pouilly Fume"Great and Beautiful Expression of Sauvignon Blanc“
Who’s the Best?2010 Sottimano Barbaresco Riserva
2000 Ch. Pontet CanetFive Cases only Direct ex Chateau
2013 Hendry Unoaked Chardonnay, NapaLess is More
2014 Chablis from Patrick PiuzeAs Irrepressible as Their Maker
2010 Manzone Giovanni BaroloThe Family That Stays Together
2010 Allegrini Amarone ClassicoWell Behaved Crashing Surf
2014 Languedoc Les Darons by Jeff CarrelGreat Quality, Even Better Price
The Sacred VineD'Angelo Aglianico
A Classic Grand Cru Chablis2013 Christian Moreau Chablis Valmur Grand Cru
Rocca di Castagnoli - 2011 Chianti Classico and 2010 Chianti Classico Riserva Poggio AFratiUtterly Fabulous Wines
2010 Oddero Barolo ClassicoTheres Gold in Them Thar Hills
2012 Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux Vosne and NuitsThe Wonderful Fruits of Change
2010 Abadia Retuerta Seleccion EspecialThe Golden Mile - Best of Spain
Loosen's Wonderful 2011 Great Growth ReservesRieslings to Rival the Finest White Burgundies
2013 Ch. Simone PaletteStill the Best
2010 Ceretto BaroloCrazy Good
Cavallotto Barolo (The Return of the Jedi)Bottling Beacons of Excellence
November 30th: Allegrini Dinner with Marilisa AllegriniChef Daniel Bruce will prepare at Meritage, Boston Harbor Hotel - Monday November 30, at 6:30 PM. Read on...
Single Malt Scotch
Laphroaig 15 Year OldBACK for a Limited Time - Celebrating 200 years. Plus, read about Nates new pop-up whisky bar!
Great Blog Article - June 26, 2013Bozkurt Karasu interviews Joe Howell about whiskey, life and Joe's philosophy of customer service. Find link here . . .
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