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Upcoming Tasting -WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 - Instore, 5 - 7 pm - Tasty New South Americans
This Week's Tasting:
July 29, 2015This week were exploring some off the beaten path South American wines. Theyre made with grapes other than Malbec (to tell the truth there is a bit of it in the Lien) and have bright flavors and complexities outside the norm. One white and five reds in our cool cellar. (Continue reading)
Last Week's Tasting
Spain, especially Montsant, with importer Chris Campbell
July 23, 2015The wines bore familiar Spanish and Portuguese names, but either excelled far above the usual levels for their regions or took them in a new direction, or both. (Continue reading)
Boston's premier wine shop, offering an 8,000 bottle cellar of fine and rare wines from around the world. Join us for our free tastings Wednesdays, 5 - 7 pm.
We also carry a full line of spirits, ales and beers for all tastes and budgets, including a splendid selection of single malt Scotch. Voted one of Whisky Magazine's "Icons of Whisky": 2011 and 2012 Scotch Retailer of the Year, USA.
Open Mon - Fri 9am - 7pm, Saturdays 11am - 6pm, and closed Sundays
Barbera and Merlot - Underrated, Well Worth Knowing - July 15thA good crowd for grapes that seemed unlikely paired together, but the two turned out to be unexpectedly harmonious. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Fire Up the Barbie! - July 8thBoth whites, the 2011 Kumeu River Pinot Gris and the 2013 Brokenwood Semillon - were crowd pleasers, both enjoyed for their crisp acidity which rode just on top of ripe fruit. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Sancerre White, Sancerre Rose - July 1stThe Federalistas who came to last weeks tasting were no fools. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Summer Seafood Wines - June 24thSix Fishy Propositions, Considered... The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
New & Notable
Compare and Contrast: Terroir in a Time WarpValle Reale Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, 2011 Vigneto di Sant'Eusanio and 2010 Vigneto di Popoli
Peter Hemenway in Piedmont, literally2011 Elio Grasso Barolo - Wine of Kings, King of Wines
2013 Clos Cibonne Cotes de Provence Cru Classe TibourenThis Summers Best New Rose
2013 Lafage Bastide Miraflors Cotes CatalanesRobert Parker Falls in Love, Unexpurgated
2014 Proprieta Sperino Rosa del Rosa and 2014 Cantine Valenti Etna Rosato PoesiaGreat Italian Rosato North and South
2010 Tasca dAlmerita Riserva del ConteSicily's Greatest...Sicilys Rarest
2011 Cristom Sommers Reserve Pinot Noir Willamette ValleyAn Introduction to Elegance
2014 Claude Riffault Sancerre Les ChasseignesThe Return of One of Last Year's favorite Sancerres
Loosen's Wonderful 2011 Great Growth ReservesRieslings to Rival the Finest White Burgundies
2014 Castello di Ama RosatoRosato for Rainbows
Ch Roquefort Corail RoséLast Year's Most Popular Rosé is even better in 2014
Azienda Agricola Reale, 2014 Aliseo White, Cardamone RedChilly Sharp Cliffs, Mountains and Wild Animals
2013 Ch. Simone PaletteStill the Best
2013 Patrick Piuze Chablis Have ArrivedClassic Chablis from a Young Master
Wines We LovedThe Girls in The Vineyard
Prearrival - Gilles TroullierA Modern Master in Syrah and Grenache
New, Notable, Not Much Of ItTwo Very Limited Pinots from Anthill Farms
Sale on Delicious Loire Red and White2012 Pierre Chainier Quintessence Pouilly Fume and 2012 Hauts de Sanziers Saumur Rouge
Shiloh WinerySimply Outstanding Wines for Any Occasion
New on the Shelf:Pretty & Pleasurable White
Wines We LovedJo the Magnificent
2010 Ceretto BaroloCrazy Good
Delicious Affordable Red Burgundy2012 Domaine de Moulin Neuf Givry Meix au Roi
2010 Brunello di Montalcino (futures)As Good As 1955?
Cavallotto Barolo (The Return of the Jedi)Bottling Beacons of Excellence
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Father's Day DramsWhiskey for Dad.
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