THE 12 UNDER $12 FOR JULY 2021

Michel Schlumberger Cabernet Sauvignon

California

Cash Price $10.99

This beautifully layered and textured wine offers black currant and plum with smidgeons of cigar box and exotic spice. Buy this by the case for your daily drinker.

Cycles Gladiator Merlot

California

Cash Price $11.89

Merlot is on the comeback trail! Flavors of black cherry and blackberry flow into a plush softness on the palate. The finish offers cocoa powder, herbs and plum. Pair with a spicy meatball sub sandwich.

Foris Moscato

Oregon

Cash Price $9.99

We’ve got a new Moscato under $10! Foris offers ripe peaches and nectarines with a slight fizz. Notes of citrus and tropical fruit meld with a delightfully sweet finish. Pair with a nice chill and a straw!

Shannon Ridge Petite Sirah

California

Cash Price $12.99 but with a $1.00 Spec’s Key for a limited time

Ripe flavors of blackberry and black raspberry rush into the palate with medium intensity. Hints of black pepper and spice fill the mid palate with tickles of vanilla and cedar on the finish.

Fog Bank Pinot Noir

California

Cash Price $10.89

American Pinot Noir often offers juicier texture with layers and complexity of wild berry and raspberry that flow into an elegant finish of rhubarb and cinnamon.  Pair with a fire roasted suckling pig.

Ryan Patrick Sauvignon Blanc

Washington

Cash Price $9.99

This zesty Blanc zips from the start. Flavors of lemon citrus and papaya pop into bright acidity. Notes of grass and apricot zingy into the finish with hints of white flower.  Pair with shrimp skewers.

Francois Thienpont Rouge

Bordeaux, France

Cash Price $10.99

This Merlot based wine has a touch of Cabernet Franc in the mix.  Flavors of plum, blackberry, and blood oranges sink into a textured palate.  The finish shows a touch of spiciness.  Great BBQ wine!

Francois Thienpont Blanc

Bordeaux, France

Cash Price $10.99

Refreshing citrus and green grass flow into the palate with pinpoint precision. The finish has bits of lemon lime and touches of cactus juice. Pair with a beach towel and sunglasses in your back yard.

Vina Cumbrero Crianza

Rioja, Spain

Cash Price $10.99

The wine is delightfully crisp with fleshy flavors of tart cherry and red currant.  Notes of vanilla and cinnamon are prevalent on the finish with smidgeons of rose petal. Pair with a grilled pork ribs and seared vegetables.

McGuigan ‘The Plan’ Chardonnay

Australia

Cash Price $9.99

Vibrant and fruity, this wine offers rich stone fruit, lychee and citrus with just a whiff of vanilla and coconut. Pair with chicken marsala.

Fairhall Cliffs Sauvignon Blanc

Marlborough, New Zealand

Cash Price $8.99

Pool weather is here! Better stock up on this awesome Blanc. Fresh flavors of grapefruit and citrus blossom lift into bright notes of lemon and prickly pear. Pair with the pool on a nice, sunny day.

Perelada Brut Reserve

Cava, Spain

Cash Price $9.99

This diamond shows clean flavors of apple and pear.  Touches of bread pudding and confection show on the palate.  The finish is refreshing with hints of almond and white flowers.  Pair this with brie filled paté.

James C. Barlow, CWE, CSS

Spec’s Fine Wine Buyer

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