Federal Wine & Spirits

29 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

BBQ Wines
August 1, 2018

 

White

2016 Julien Pilon Viognier Mon Grand Pere Etait Limonadier; Aroma: fresh clean light pretty, rather limey acidity, ; Mouth: juicy ripe fleshy bright acid clean nicely herbal, lively firm; Very Good Plus 27.99; Mixed Case, 25.19; Case, 23.79

2016 Domaine de la Touraize Arbois Chardonnay En Flandre - Organic; Aroma: very fresh rounded nice depth, deep a hint of anise, light green herb; Mouth: smooth rather rich textured, firm, dry, very dense, stone fruit, apple, very clean rounded finish; Very Good Plus 26.99; Mixed Case, 24.29; Case, 22.94

Rose

2017 Ch. Ste. Roseline Cotes de Provence Cru Classé Rose; Aroma: very heady very dense, concentrated, rather firm, very heady spice; Mouth: dense sweet fruit, tactile, dense heavy very full, spicy, lifted and dimensional, saline, thick, firm; Very Good - Excellent was 29.99 Special 24.99 ; Mixed Case, 22.49; Case, 21.24, 3 cases only

Red

2017 Chermette Pierre Marie Beaujolais Origine; Color: Medium red black; Aroma: Heady rather deep full, very dense; Mouth: Ripe very rich very concentrated, clean firm; Very Good Plus 19.99; Mixed Case, 17.99; Case, 16.99

2012 Les Vignes Oubliees Terrases de Larzac; Color: medium red black brown tint on edge; Aroma: lightly spicy evocative, rose-plum with a spicy edge, notes of maturity; Mouth: medium bodied, clean racy acidity, thinning spicy and acidity, rather long; Very Good Plus Was $35,Now 21.99; Mixed Case, 19.79; Case, 18.69, 3 cases only

2016 Clos de Luz Carmenere Massal 1945 - Organic; Aroma: heady rather dense spicy, clean, nice intensity, good drive, pretty, rather direct; Mouth: clean lightly fresh, juicy, very pretty fruit, spicy, very good spicy acid length; Very Good Plus 24.99; Mixed Case, 22.49; Case, 21.24

 

8-1 BBQ Case Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $249 (20.75)

Instore only 8-1 BBQ Case Pack: Special, one each of the above wines - $135 (22.50)

 May incur delivery charge

Or you can mix

 Any six - 11 bottles of the above for a 10% discount

 Any twelve bottles of the above for a 15% discount

 

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           - Len Rothenberg