THE ‘TWELVE UNDER TWELVE’ FOR OCTOBER 2018

TWELVE UNDER TWELVE FOR OCTOBER 2018     

Ca’Momi ‘Heartcraft’ Brut Rose N/V

Napa Valley, California

Cash Price $10.99

Deliciously soft on the palate, flavors of ripe strawberries and sweet red cherries burst into millions of bubbles.  A creamy core offers hints of cherry cobbler crust and citrus.  The finish gives hints of bread crumbs and confection. Pair with your main squeeze on the couch.

Lockwood Chardonnay 2016

Monterey, California

Cash Price $10.99

This wine is completely un-oaked and aged on its lees.  Flavors of crisp green apple and citrus show easy acids with touches of pineapple and melon.  The finish is clean with hints of lemon cream pie, honeysuckle and hazelnuts. Pair with chicken risotto.

Indomita Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Maipo Valley, Chile

Cash Price $11.99

Indomita offers flavors of sweet cassis and smoky, dark fruit. Smidgeons of tobacco and green spice are bolstered by mature red fruits and tannins. The finish offers vanilla and cedar that lingers. Pair with a big, meaty pot roast.

Liberation de Paris Rose 2016

Vin de Pays, France

Cash Price $9.99

This Liberatingly Dry Rose gives flavors of wild red berries and strawberries. Fresh, pure acids give way to rose petals and citrus.  Pair with arugula and tomato topped flatbread.

Leopard’s Leap Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Western Cape, South Africa

Cash Price $10.99

South African Blanc’s are becoming some of my favorites! Refreshing flavors of citrus, grapefruit and grass melds into zesty acids with hints of white flowers.  Pair with lemon-pepper halibut.

Chateau Segonzac ‘Cuvee Tradition’ Red Blend 2014

Cotes de Bordeaux, France

Cash Price $10.99

Value Bordeaux is easy to be had in this vintage. Merlot driven flavors of red currant and cassis offer a full-bodied treat with structure and ripeness. Enjoy with a Steak Diane.

 

Pierre Rougon Red Blend 2014

Cotes du Rhone Villages, France

Cash Price $9.49

This wine is a Grenache/Syrah blend that really exceeds its price point.  Flavors of wild red berries and raspberry flow into garrigue and spice.  Fresh, vibrant and approachable!  Pair with spicy buffalo pork wings.

Tenuta Sant’Anna Pinot Grigio 2017

Venezia, Italy

Cash Price $11.99

A Classic style of Pinot Grigio with light flavors of citrus, lemon peel and pear. Un-oaked and fleshy, notes of green apple roll into easy acids.  Pair with grapefruit topped crab salad.

Arnegui Crianza 2013

Rioja, Spain

Cash Price $9.99

Smooth and supple from start to finish, this wine offers flavors of sweet cherries and violets. Medium bodied notes of plum and oak flow into a lingering finish.  Classic.  Pair with tender lamb cutlets and asparagus.

El Portillo Malbec 2017

Mendoza, Argentina

Cash price $9.99

Fruit forward flavors of plum and red berries touch into medium tannins and acids.  The finish offers hints of clove and cinnamon with the robust Malbec mouth feel. Pair with Sloppy Joe sandwiches.

Perimeter Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

California

Cash Price $9.99

An Expressive Cabernet with notes of plum and black cherries.  Medium to full bodied with a touch of spice and toasted oak on the finish.  Big, Bold and Beautiful. Pair with days that end with ‘Y’.

Beppe Pinot Noir 2014

Italy

Cash Price $7.29

Beppe is deliciously smooth with flavors of freshly picked red cherries and raspberries.  The wine has light acidity and a juicy fruit finish with touches of spice. Pair with an armchair and a baseball game.

 Thank you,

James C. Barlow, CWE, CSS

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