Federal Wine & Spirits

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Wines for Your Feast
November 6, 2019




2016 Terlan Nova Domus Riserva: Majestic, powerful, complex. Full bodied and multifaceted Excellent 68; Mixed Case, 61.2; Case, 57.8

2014 Ch Simone Palette Blanc; Aroma: fresh very pretty lifted clean fine, rather pretty, very clean, heady  lifted clean fresh, very pretty; Mouth: clean firm, rather dense, full, sweet very dense tannic, firm a monumental wine of dense body dry affect, imposing; Excellent - Outstanding 60; Mixed Case, 54; Case, 51




2017 Ridge Vineyards Geyserville; Color: medium dark, dense,; Aroma: lightly heady , deep, nicely herbal, very rich, , evocative, ; Mouth: clean b right direct now, mouth not so open as the nose, fruity, forward, bright tight underlying acid, very long; Excellent 52; Mixed Case, 46.8; Case, 44.2

2016 Nicolas Jay Pinot NoirOrganic; Aroma: light clean m rather rich full, fruity, very dense, juicy, oaky, nicely herbaceous; Mouth: smooth textured fine acids, fine grained tannins and bright acid under a cloak of very deep, rich dense; finely delineated, both thick and tensile,; Excellent 79; Mixed Case, 71.1; Case, 67.15

2000 Clos Rene (Pomerol) Excellent (?) 75; Mixed Case, 67.5; Case, 63.75

2005 Pelissero Long NowOrganic Deep violet color. A panoply of fruit, cherry, blackberry and plum with notes of roses and lavender. Open, full bodied and velvety with savor and elegance. Richness, nuance and detail combine in the harmonious finish. Amazing. Excellent 64; Mixed Case, 57.6; Case, 54.4


11-6 Feast Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $677

I11-6 Feast Pack: Special, one each of the above wines - $359

Or mix any 6- 11 of the above for 10% off

any 12 or more for 15% off


and if you want champagne to start


Labruyere Brut Prologue Grand Cru Extra Brut

Regularly $55 per bottle, Special through December $50 per bottle

Six bottle case $259, (43.17)


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