Federal Wine & Spirits

29 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Wines With Animals on Their Labels
February 22, 2017

 

White

2015 Southern Right Sauvignon Blanc: Straw with green highlights. Lime and tangerine fruit with a touch of mown grass. Crisp and refreshing. Very Good Plus 14.99/bottle 13.49/mixed case 12.74/case

2015 Landhaus Mayer Gruner Veltliner: Bright straw. Aromas and flavors of herbs, lime and grapefruit with crisp acidity framed by white pepper spice and finishing with a nutty almond character. Very Good Plus 17.99/bottle 16.19/mixed case 15.29/case

 

Red

2014 Quinta di Cassa Douro Reserva Tinto: Deep ruby. Rich spicy flavors accented by floral aromas. Long balanced finish. Very Good Plus Plus 15.99/bottle 14.39/mixed case 13.59/case

2015 Castellare Chianti Classico: Bright ruby. Aromas and flavors of dark cherry, violets, balsam and spice. Silky texture in a balanced finish. Very Good Plus Plus 24/bottle 21.60/mixed case 20.40/case

2014 Mulderbosch Faithful Hound: Deep ruby. Cassis, herbs, dark berry, blackcurrant, lead pencil and a smooth finish. Very Good Plus Plus 21/bottle 18.90/mixed case 17.85/case

2013 La Spinetta Langhe Nebbiolo: Bright ruby. Aromas and flavors of roses, black cherry, and forest floor. Rich palate and spicy finish. Very Good Plus Plus 37/bottle 33.30/mixed case 31.45/case

 

Special Animal Label case: Two bottles of each of the above for a special price of $223

(In store only) Special Animal Label pack: One bottle of each of the above for a special price of $118

 

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           - Peter Hemenway