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Upcoming Tasting -Wednesday, May 19, 2015 - Instore, 5 - 7 pm - Grill Wines
This Week's Tasting:
From Bluegrass Grill to Bluesy Barbecue
May 20, 2015Grilling is like bluegrass music, you heat it and cook it to precise doneness. BBQ is on a whole different level. Like good Blues music, it is often slow and smokey. Like great wine it is complex and regionally driven. This tasting will have wines with careful precision to go with grilled food, or with the heady richness to stand up to barbecue. Some will enhance both. (Continue reading)
Last Week's Tasting
A Federal Bargain Basement Tasting
May 13, 2015As is the norm, each wine had its fans. It did seem that more people thought the whites were more interesting than the reds. (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
Bruno Rocca Barbaresco - May 6thPeter writes, "Luisa Rocca made last weeks tasting very informative and entertaining. She is clearly passionate about her familys top quality estate in Barbaresco." The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Rosés of Varied Hues (and flavors) - April 29thTheir colors ranged from pale orange for the French wines to dark purple for the Greek. The flavors likewise ran the gamut from the delicately austere and mineral to full and spicy. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
The Federal Spring Everyday Case - April 22ndLast week a very satisfied crowd who liked different wines for different reasons, but all included the wines' value and character for the money. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Soter Chardonnay and Pinot Noirs - April 16thJohn writes, "Last week Soter Vineyards partner and senior winemaker James Cahill demonstrated to everyone his enthusiasm and and passion for what he does. All the wines were very well received." The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
New & Notable
Chionetti Dolcetto di DoglianiWell Worth Your Attention - Cashmere for the Price of Cotton
Ch Roquefort Corail RoséLast Year's Most Popular Rosé is even better in 2014
Azienda Agricola Reale, 2014 Aliseo White, Cardamone RedChilly Sharp Cliffs, Mountains and Wild Animals
2013 Ch. Simone PaletteStill the Best
2013 Dievole Vendemmia Chianti ClassicoReturn of a Classic
2013 Patrick Piuze Chablis Have ArrivedClassic Chablis from a Young Master
Wines We LovedThe Girls in The Vineyard
2011 Giorgio Pelissero BarbarescoTruly Great
2008 La Gerla BirbaWise Guy Brunello in Disguise
Prearrival - Gilles TroullierA Modern Master in Syrah and Grenache
New, Notable, Not Much Of ItTwo Very Limited Pinots from Anthill Farms
Sale on Delicious Loire Red and White2012 Pierre Chainier Quintessence Pouilly Fume and 2012 Hauts de Sanziers Saumur Rouge
Shiloh WinerySimply Outstanding Wines for Any Occasion
New on the Shelf:Pretty & Pleasurable White
Wines We LovedJo the Magnificent
2010 Ceretto BaroloCrazy Good
Delicious Affordable Red Burgundy2012 Domaine de Moulin Neuf Givry Meix au Roi
2007 Tasca dAlmerita Rosso del ConteSuperb Star of Sicily
2010 Brunello di Montalcino (futures)As Good As 1955?
Cavallotto Barolo (The Return of the Jedi)Bottling Beacons of Excellence
2010 Muga Rioja Reserva and 2005 Muga Rioja Gran Reserva Prado EneaConsistent Excellence in Spain
2010 Castellare I Sodi di San NiccoloAbsolute Favorite in Tuscany
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