Federal Wine & Spirits

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Graceful Grill Wines
July 2, 2019



2017 Raptor Ridge Pinot Gris; Color: light tan; Aroma: heady and juicy, rather full, yellow plum & earth; Mouth: bright lemony note then fresh yellow plum, clean racy full sweet acid long finish; Very Good Plus 18.99; Mixed Case, 17.09; Case, 16.14

2017 I Brand & Family Albarino Kristy Vineyard La Marea; Color: light gold green; Aroma: rather sweet, rich very dense, thick, lightly mineral; Mouth: light rather pretty clean light bright acid, yellow plum and stone dust; Very Good Plus 24.99; Mixed Case, 22.49; Case, 21.24

2017 Domaine Belle Crozes Hermitage Les Terres Blanches; Aroma: light wood, fresh rather pretty rather fine; Mouth: medium fleshed with bright herb inflected fruit, , clean long low finish, rather fine, wood accented finish; Very Good Plus 26.99; Mixed Case, 24.29; Case, 22.94


2018 Domaine la Piffaudiere Mon Tout Rouge; Color: ruby, very light Nose: forward spice and herb, bright red fruit Mouth: vibrant, forward red fruit and bright mouth-watering acidity, dry finish with delicate lingering tannin. best served lightly chilled Very Good Plus 18.99; Mixed Case 17.10; Full Case 16.14

2017 Domaine Petroni Vin de Corse; Color: very dark; Mouth: juicy forward bright clean firm, tight acid, fine tannins, long; Very Good Plus 14.99; Mixed Case, 13.49; Case, 12.74

2017 Hentley Farms Grenache Villain & Vixen; Color: vivid red black; Aroma: rather sweet very pretty rather clean, fruity; Mouth: juicy forward with dense rich fruit, rather pretty Beaujolais-like fruit, very modern, clean; Very Good Plus 21.99; Mixed Case, 19.79; Case, 18.69


7-1 Graceful Grill Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $217

Instore only 7-1 Graceful Grill Pack: Special, one each of the above wines - $115

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