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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

A Chapoutier Everyday Sampler
February 19, 2020



2018 Marius Blanc Vermentino   15.99; Mixed Case, 14.39; Case, 13.59

2017 Bila Haut Cotes de Roussillon Blanc  Wine Advocate “a super value. A blend of Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Macabeu, Vermentino and Marsanne, the 2017 Côtes du Roussillon les Vignes de Bila Haut Blanc is plump, round and richly textured in the mouth, yet it's also refreshing, with vibrant flavors of tangerine zest underscored by briny notes on the finish." 15.99; Mixed Case, 14.39; Case, 13.59

2017 Ferraton Crozes-Hermitage Matinere Blanc, Wine advocate “Hints of toasted marshmallow appear on the nose …, joining modest melon aromas in this largely neutral white wine. It's medium to full-bodied, with a hint of citrus zest on the finish.” 27.99; Mixed Case, 25.19; Case, 23.79



2018 Marius Rouge 15.99; Mixed Case, 14.39; Case, 13.59

2017 Alleno & Chapoutier Cotes du Rhone RougeWine Advocate “full-bodied, layered and rich. Tannic, but filled with dark fruit notes and hints of cola and dried spices, it ends long and velvety. It's an indisputable bargain.” 18.99; Mixed Case, 17.09; Case, 16.14

2017 Ferraton Crozes Hermitage-Matinere Rouge Vinous “Bright violet color. Lucid dark berry and floral aromas are complemented by spice and mineral notes that build with air. Clean and energetic in style, offering juicy blackberry and bitter cherry flavors, a hint of olive and a late hint of spicy cracked pepper. Finishes gently sweet, tannic and quite long, leaving a note of violet pastille behind.” 27.99; Mixed Case, 25.19; Case, 23.79


2/19 Chapoutier Case Special:

2 of each of the above for $210

2/19 Chapoutier Pack Special:

1 of each of the above for $111


Mix any 6-11 bottles of the above for 10% discount

Mix any 12+ bottles of the above for 15% discount


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