Federal Wine & Spirits

29 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Martin Woods, Willamette Valley, with Owner-winemaker Evan Martin
May 23, 2018


Martin Woods


2016 Chardonnay Yamhill Valley Vineyard; Aroma: fresh, lighly oaked, rather dense, finely delineated, rather firm, restrained very pure chicle; Mouth: clean pure pretty rather fine precise, elegant, clean rather fine, tight acid, firm; Very Good - Excellent 42; Mixed Case, 37.8; Case, 35.70


2016 Gamay; Aroma: fresh, rather pretty, heady, nice density, full, fresh very pretty; Mouth: clean, very pure, very sweet fruit, linear, finely textured, pure, precise expression of the grape; Very Good Plus29.99; Mixed Case, 26.99; Case, 25.49

2016 Pinot Noir Yamhill Springs; Aroma: deep and firm, plummy, dense, finely delineated, deep & full, very pure elegant, dark fruit; Mouth: smooth dark-hued, smooth textured, clean rather pretty, clean very pure airy light ; Very Good - Excellent 35; Mixed Case, 31.5; Case, 29.75_

2016 Pinot Noir Jessie James Vineyard; Aroma: finely elegant very pure, lightly ripe; Mouth: clean racy fine tannins, very rich, very pure, rather fine again, elegant, fine-grained tannins, very rich, al dente;Excellent 42; Mixed Case, 37.80; Case, 35.70


Martin Woods Visit Case: Special, three each of the above wines - $389

Or you can mix

 any six bottles of the above for a 10% discount

 any twelve bottles of the above for a 15% discount


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