Federal Wine & Spirits

29 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Great Grill Wines
June 13, 2018


Barbecue Wines


2016 Librandi Efeso: Bright straw. A wine of great personality with ripe pear, almond, mineral and saffron aromas and flavors. Excellent $25.99/bottle 23.39/mixed case 22.09/case

2014 Goisot Coteaux Auxerrois Gueules de Loup; Aroma: Clean and rich, rather full, very concentrated; Mouth: bright acid broad, creamy full with low toned minerality, very fine definition, a sense of mature nuttiness; Very Good - Excellent 29.99; Mixed Case, 26.99; Case, 25.49


2016 Tenuta delle Terre Nere Etna Rosso: Ruby red. Ripe cherry fruit and red currant with sweet spices and dried herbs. Fresh, finely balanced finish with good acidity. Will age very well.  Very Good to Excellent. 21/bottle 18.90/mixed case 17.85/case

2010 Valle Reale Montepuliano d’Abruzzo Vigneto di Popoli: Bright ruby. Concentrated layers of dark berry fruit, licorice and spices. Rich and aromatic with balsam and silky tannins. Very Good to Excellent 18.99/bottle 17.09/mixed case 16.14/case

2015 Reyneke SyrahOrganic, biodynamic Color: purple black; Aroma: bright plummy fruit, delineated, lighter, fine acid; Mouth: smooth lightly herbal, clean nutty, smooth restrained & understated, good length fine tannins on the finish, long & poised; Very Good - Excellent 22.99; Mixed Case, 20.69; Case, 19.54

2015 Clos St. Antonin Plan de Dieu Cotes du Rhone Villages; Color: light red black; Aroma: lightly heady, earthy, firm, pretty deep black cherry, lightly earth spice; Mouth: thickish, juicy, bright herbal acid, clean, fresh tight, youthful herbaceous, long & sweet; Very Good Plus 24.99; Mixed Case, 22.49; Case, 21.24


6-13 BBQ Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $246

6-13 BBQ Pack: One each of the above wines - $130 - 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