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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Spring into Summer - Two Whites, Two Ros├ęs, Two Reds
May 16, 2018

 

White

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 13.99; Mixed Case, 12.59; Case, 11.89

2017 Tour Campanets Coteaux d'Aix Bois des Fees BlancOrganic; Aroma: fresh spicy angular acid, passionfruit, & lemon, Nicely dense, and refreshingly edgy ; Mouth: fleshy bright acid, clean rather firm, fullish, some depth, layered with back taste, clean acid; Very Good Plus 21; Mixed Case, 18.9; Case, 17.85

Rose

2017 Ch de Roquefort Cotes de Provence CorailOrganic, Biodynamic; Aroma: bright rather clean pretty, fine acid, garrigue notes lively & spicy; Mouth: bright spicy rather clean,  bright acid, clean rather long spicy; Very Good Plus 16.99; Mixed Case, 15.29; Case, 14.44

2017 Tour Campanets Coteaux d'Aix Rose - Organic; Color: very pale; Aroma: very pretty, very rich, spicy forward, rather dense; Mouth: spicy sweet very tight clean nice grip, very pretty, mineral, nice grip on the finish; Very Good Plus 19.99; Mixed Case, 17.99; Case, 16.99

Red

2016 Antoine Sunier Morgon; Aroma: Rather fine, very pretty rather tight, clean, surpisingly softer than his Regnie; Mouth: Fresh very pretty rounded softer, delicate for a Morgon grains de bois; Very Good Plus 29.99; Mixed Case, 26.99; Case, 25.49

2013 Ch. Flotis Cuvee Jeanne juicy red fruit, aromatics, violets, and herbs with a touch of black pepper. Very Good Plus 18.99; Mixed Case, 17.09; Case, 16.14

 

May Springtime Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $171

Instore only May Springtime Pack: Special, one each of the above wines - $90

 

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