Federal Wine & Spirits

29 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

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Two Weeks Ago Tasting

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

Some people who had already purchased his wines from our previous email left very glad that they had. Others purchase the ones new.

 

There is only one case of the Jesse James Vineyard left.

 

White

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

 

Red

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 Plus 29.99; 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

 

Please pass this on to any friends who are wine enthusiasts!

 

            - Len Rothenberg