Federal Wine & Spirits

29 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Fine Wines, Everyday Prices
October 17, 2018



2016 Manciat Poncet Macon-Charnay Les Chenes; Aroma: sweet rich very intense, rich very dense, green apple & mineral; Mouth: dense sweet v very clean rich, fullish, spicy fruit, good length, sticks to the tongue; Very Good Plus 16.99; Mixed Case, 15.29; Case, 14.44

2016 Clos St Antonin Principaute d'Orange; Aroma: Very pretty & fragrant, light Provencal spice; Mouth: Cleaning nicely firm, pretty fine acid very ripe with a piquant herbal gloss over the broad chardonnay fruit; Very Good Plus 17.99; Mixed Case, 16.19; Case, 15.29


2015 Mary Taylor Bordeaux Rouge (Bordeaux); Color: light red; Aroma: light pretty rather fresh, clean, modern fruit, precise, lightly herbaceousness, ripe cherry & fresh; Mouth: clean & pretty, lightly clean tight firm, , pretty fine, long herbal, direct; Very Good Plus 13.99; Mixed Case, 12.59; Case, 11.89

2016 Clos St. Antonin Cotes du Rhone; Aroma: fresh spicy clean, nice intensity, light in affect; Mouth: juicy rather forward, clean bright fruit, intense forward, lively juicy; Very Good Plus 14.99; Mixed Case, 13.49; Case, 12.74

2014 Roth Estate Pinot Noir Sonoma; Aroma: lightly herbal rather clean, sharp & mellow; Mouth: juicy sweet clean nice acid, fine tannin a big finish; Very Good 16.99; Mixed Case, 15.29; Case, 14.44

2016 Aguijon de Abeja Cabernet Franc- Organic; Color: very dark, purple, ; Aroma: lightly, pretty, rather herbal, nutty, clean; Very Good Plus 16.99; Mixed Case, 15.29; Case, 14.44


Fine Weekday Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $167 (13.91)

Instore only Fine Weekday Pack: Special, one each of the above wines - $89ˆ

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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