Federal Wine & Spirits

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Well priced French and Italian Roses
June 20, 2018



2017 Dievole Le Due Arbie Rosato:  Smells like Siena in the springtime with olive blossoms, cherries and strawberries. Very refreshing.  Very Good Plus   16.99/bottle 15.29/mixed case 14.44/case

2017 La Spinetta il Rose di Casanova:  Smells like the Tuscan coast in springtime with notes of herb, strawberry fruit and a touch of bright salinity. Layered and textured finish.   Very Good Plus Plus    18.99/bottle 17.09/mixed case 16.14/case

2016 Proprieta Sperino Rosa del Rosa:   Deep cherry fruit framed by cinnamon and pepper. More serious style showing complexity and energy.   Very Good Plus Plus   17.99/bottle 16.19/mixed case 15.29/case

2017 Henri Bonnaud Steff Rose MediterranneeOrganic; Color; Aroma: ripe fresh round pretty, deeper; Mouth: juicy rather firm, tight acid fleshy, lemon-accented fruit; Very Good12.99; Mixed Case, 11.69; Case, 11.04

2017 Thibault Boudignon Rose de LoireOrganic; Color: medium dark ; Mouth: bright herbal  clean firm, low toned Cabernet franc edge, softened tannins, firm; Very Good Plus21; Mixed Case, 18.9; Case, 17.85

2017 Ch. Lancyre Pic St. Loup Rose; Aroma: fresh rounded & fruity, nicely, well reined in Provencal herbs ; Mouth: juicy rounded, bright herbaceousness in the middle, sweet, rather bright firm, clean acid on the finish; Very Good Plus16.99; Mixed Case, 15.29; Case, 14.44


6-20 Rose Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $179

6-20 Rose Pack: Special, one each of the wines - $95 - may incur delivery charge

Or you can mix

 Any six bottles of the above for a 10% discount

 Any twelve bottles of the above for a 15% discount


Also in stock in limited quantity

Rare Provencal Roses


2016Clos Cibonne Cotes de Provence Grand Cru Roseof Tibouren 

a unique richly flavored Provence rose from the rare Tibouren grape

29.99; Mixed Case, 26.99; Case, 25.49

2017 Domaine Tempier Bandol Rose 51; Mixed Case, 45.9; Case, 43.35

2016 Ch. Simone Palette Rose $69 bottles only

among the best we have tasted


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           - Len Rothenberg