Federal Wine & Spirits

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Winter Reds Hard + Soft
January 10, 2018



2014 Domaine Mee Godard Morgon Grand Cras; Color: Md light; Aroma: Poised heady rather sweet ripe fruit clean; Mouth: Poised and pure clean very fine and poised, very nice cut, elegant ; Very Good - Excellent 32; Mixed Case, 28.8; Case, 27.2

2015 Eraldo Revelli Dogliani Otto Filari: Ruby red with violet rim. Vivid dark fruit with harmonious aromas and flavors. Very Good Plus 21/bottle 18.90/mixed case 17.85/case

2015 Ch Laussac (Castillon) “a detailed, quite complex bouquet with lifted blackberry and cedar aromas, very expressive and welcoming. The palate is clean and fresh, very well balanced with grainy tannin, pure black and red fruit, and is beautifully poised with an elegant finish that is an absolute delight.” Neal Martin, Wine Advocate 29.99; Mixed Case, 26.99; Case, 25.49

2015 Il Poggione Rosso di Montalcino: Elements of red berry underbrush and clove with velvety tannins. Well structured with a long finish. Very Good to Excellent 24.99/bottle 22.50/mixed case 21.25/case

2014 Groundwork Mourvedre; Color: very dark tint, medium dense, semi-opaque; Aroma: lightly spicy, clean, racy and tight , very firm, lifted acidity, a subtle nutty accent, intriguing; Mouth: sweet fruit very full, dense rich, smooth; Very Good Plus 23.99; Mixed Case, 21.59; Case, 20.39

2014 Tasca d’Almerita Nero d’Avola Lamuri: Intense ruby red. Black cherry, dark fruit with notes of tobacco, vanilla and wild herb. Smooth spicy tannins and a long finish. Very Good to Excellent 21/bottle 18.90/mixed case 17.85/case


1-10 Winter Red Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $261
Instore only 1-10 Winter Red Pack: Special, one each of the above wines - $138


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