Federal Wine & Spirits

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

More Great Values
September 6, 2018


The White Wines:


2016 Gadais Muscadet Sevre et Maine Sur Lie; Aroma: fresh flinty, dusty herbal firm; Mouth: light clean bright acid fruity, spicy, clean , green grape, nicely lively, good length; Very Good Plus Now 11.99; Mixed Case, 10.79; Case, 10.19


Two White Burgundies

2015 Deux Roches St. Veran Vieilles Vignes; Aroma: oaky heady rather dense, full, , rather richm rathr full; Mouth: clean fine acidl juicy pretty fine acid, clean soft older fruit, rather vibrant, nice balance between fruit and fine acidityVery Good Plus Was $30 Now 22.99; Mixed Case, 19.79; Case, 18.69 5 cases of 2015, 1 case 2016

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 Originally $35 was 29.99 here Now 22.99; Mixed Case, 19.79; Case, 18.69 3 cases

A Top Russian River Chardonnay

2014 Bevan Cellars Chardonnay Ritchie Vineyard; Aroma: very bright fleshy very dense rather rich oak lined, citrus & melon; Mouth: juicy very rich clean thick, nice texture rather fruity, juicy light wood finish; Very Good - Excellent Was $79 Now $35 NET 4 cases



1994 Jaboulet Crozes Hermitage Raymond Roure 19.99; Mixed Case, 17.99

1997 Jaboulet Crozes Hermitage Raymond Roure 19.99; Mixed Case, 17.99

1994 Jaboulet Crozes Hermitage Thalabert 24.99; Mixed Case, 22.49

1997 Jaboulet Crozes Hermitage Thalabert 24.99; Mixed Case, 22.49


Rivetti Reveals Sangiovese

2013 La Spinetta Il Nero di Casanova: Intense ruby. Wild cherry, black currant and sweet plum fruit with a soft herbal tone. Silky tannin, textured finish and spice. Very Good Plus to Excellent Special24.99; Mixed Case, 22.49; Case, 21.24


Tasting Discounts (except Bevan which count as a bottle below but not discounted)

 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