Federal Wine & Spirits

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Better than Quotidian Wines
February 21, 2018




2016 Paul Buisse Touraine Sauvignon Blanc; Aroma: heady rather dense, smoky lemon notes rather rich. Mouth: juicy rather right fine acid very ripe, vivid Loire Sauvignon; Very Good Plus 14.99; Mixed Case, 13.49; Case, 12.74

2015 Raeburn Chardonnay Russian River; Aroma: rather reserved, clean; Mouth: sweet fruity, lightly oaky dense, rich, Very Good Plus 17.99; Mixed Case, 16.19; Case, 15.29

2016 Domaine de Petit Clocher Anjou Blanc; Aroma: plummy, rather dense, rather rich full, complex lime blossom, honeysuckle pear; Mouth: clean rather semisweet firm, very bright acid, lingering finish, nicely herbal, tactile; Very Good Plus 16.99; Mixed Case, 15.29; Case, 14.44




2013 Compass Pinot Noir California; Color: Light red black; Mouth: Sweet forward clean soft texture, lifted flavors firm very nice structure and body; Very Good 15.99; Mixed Case, 14.39; Case, 13.59

2016 Intrinsic Red Blend; Color: medium dark; Aroma: sweet nutty herbal, mocha underneath , very Cab Franc herbaceousness; Mouth: sweet fruity, very dense, lighter in body, smooth sweet oak , juicy, berry to start chocolate ganache to finish; Very Good Plus 21; Mixed Case, 18.9; Case, 17.85

2016 Borne of Fire Cabernet Sauvignon The Burn; Aroma: coffee, black currant, a touch of sweet oak; Mouth: lightly herbal, coffee, sweet currant fruit, firm soft tannins, long, finely gritty finish, compact and intense; Very Good Plus 21.99; Mixed Case, 19.79; Case, 18.69


2-21 Quotidian Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $186
Instore only 2-21 Quotidian Pack: Special, one each of the above wines - $99


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