Federal Wine & Spirits

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Feasting a Bon Prix
November 14, 2018

 

White

2017 Pala Vermentino di Sardegna I Fiori: Wide range of fruit aromas with pear, peach, lime and grapefruit peel. Grapefruit and citrus flavors with oily saline note and a finish of subtle almond. Very Good Plus 16.99; Mixed Case, 15.29; Case, 14.44

2017 Raats Original Chenin Blanc ; Aroma: Clean rather spicy racy acidity very tangy full; Mouth: Fleshy very grippy v firm acids bright very very long leaving an impression of sweet peach and green plum on the finish; Very Good Plus 14.99; Mixed Case, 13.49; Case, 12.74

 

Red

2010 Ch. Thilede-Grillon (Bordeaux Superieur) Very Good Plus 12.99; Mixed Case, 11.69; Case, 10.99

2014 Franco Espanolas Rioja Bordon Crianza: Ruby. Nice blend of cherry, blackberry, spice and wood. Medium bodied and balanced with very attractive flavor. Very Good Plus 16.99; Mixed Case, 15.29; Case, 14.44

2010 Valle Reale Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Vigneto di Popoli: Bright ruby. Cherries, flowers, blackberry and balsam notes with a touch of earth. Medium to full body with complexity and balance.Very Good to Excellent. 18.99; Mixed Case, 17.09; Case, 16.14

2015 Groundwork Mourvedre Santa Barbara Highlands; Color: very dark opaque; Aroma: light spice, anise, smoky, heady rather full, earthy nutty, ; Mouth: sweet rather intense full bright acid, heady complex, full, rich very dense, smooth texture, complex entrancing; Very Good - Excellent 24.99; Mixed Case, 22.49; Case, 21.24

 

11-14 Budget Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $181

Instore only 1-14 Budget Pack: Special, one each of the above wines - $96

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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