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Chateau Rousset Caillau, Entre Deux Mers 2018 – Bordeaux$14.99Add to cart
Varietal : 60% Sauvignon, 40% Sémillon
Type: Dry white
Color: Pale yellow in color with hints of green
Nose: Intense and complex on the nose with notes lemon followed by apricot, apple, and floral notes.
Palate: The palate is full bodied and well-balanced. The finish has good length with hints of vanilla.
Food Pairing: Wine to drink fresh as an aperitif or to accompany fish or cheese. Perfect for the summer.
Alcohol : 12°
Château de Caraguilhes “Organic” 2014 – Corbières (Languedoc)$15.99Add to cart
Grape Varietals 45% Grenache noir (traditional fermentation) 30% Syrah (carbonic maceration and traditional fermentation), 25% Carignan (carbonic maceration)
Color Deep and dense ruby red color displaying a nice concentration with glints of violet at the edge of the glass.
Nose Concentrated aromas of black fruits and tapenade, with undertones of mint and pepper. The complex nose lends maturity to the wine, which is the epitome of all that the Mediterranean represents.
Mouth The silky attack, with notes of pepper, blackberry and black olive, compliments beautifully the robust quality of the wine. The well-structured tannins contribute to the balance.
Tips on serving: To benefit fully from the bouquet of this beautifully structured wine, open an hour before serving. Serve at 15-16°C.
Food Pairing: Duck with olives, roast pork with prunes, grilled Toulouse sausage, cold meats, roast beef, grilled lamb, or on its own.
Château des Tourtes Cuvée Classique Rouge 2016 – Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux$15.99Add to cart
Varietal: 70 % Merlot, 30 % Cabernet Sauvignon
Tasting Notes: Bright, ruby-red color. A reserved nose of black currant and raspberry bouquet. Medium-bodied, soft in the mouth. Well balanced, very pleasant drinking.
Food pairing: Marries well with poultry, red meats and cheese. Ready to be drank in its youth, it is a pleasurable wine.
Château du Moulin Vieux 2016 – Côtes de Bourg$15.99Add to cart
Varietal: 55% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon and 5% Malbec
Color: A purple and shiny dress
Nose: pleasant with nuances dominated by humus and ripe red berries.
Mouth: On the palate, the attack is supple and the round flesh is based on present but melted tannins.
Food pairing: Red meats, poultry, game, dishes in sauce, cheese
Château La Petite Borie 2018 – Bordeaux$12.99Add to cart
Varietal: 60% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc
Color: A lovely, intense cherry-red color
Nose: The pleasant, fruity bouquet is evocative of glaced cherries and stewed prunes.
Palate: It starts out with a soft, delicious flavor on the palate, going on to silky tannins and rich red-fruits on the finish.
Suggestions: Serve the wine at a temperature between 16 and 17 C., with pork and mushrooms, grilled poultry as well as cheeses.
Château la Rose Sarron Blanc 2018 – GravesAdd to cart
Varietal: 50% Semillon, 40% Sauvignon, 10% Muscadelle
Wine Making: Sustainable viticulture. Mechanical harvesting. Total destemming, Macération pré fermentaire à froid , Ageing in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats, Ageing on the lees
Color: Straw yellow color, limpid, golden highlights
Palate: Fresh, citrus hints, quince hints, pear hints, full-bodied tannin, long length
Food Pairing: For the aperitif, Seafood and shellfish, Oysters, Whitebait, Soft-ripened cheeses
Domaine Bernhard Reibel Pinot Blanc ORGANIC 2018$18.99Add to cart
Varietal: 100% Pinot Blanc Organic ECOCERT certified
Nose: Aromas of licorice, anise and white flowers.
Palate: the attack is rather supple. The wine is fatty, round, without being heavy.
Food Pairing: Perfect wine for an aperitif, it also goes very well with grilled white meats but also quiches and salads.
Alc: 12.50% Vol.
Residual Sugar: 3.70 g / l
Total acidity (H2SO4): 3.01 g / l
Domaine Pierre Prieur et Fils Blanc 2019 – Sancerre$23.99Add to cart
Varietal: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Nose: Wine with white fruit and citrus aromas.
Palate: A combination of liveliness and richness and shows lovely structure on the mid-palate. The finish leaves an impression of freshness and a saline note that adds finesse and length.
Léon Vatan ‘Les Moulins Bâles’ 2019 – Sancerre$31.99Add to cart
Varietal: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Color: Clear color with golden green reflections.
Nose: The nose has well developed aromas reminding of tangerine and blackcurrant evolving toward fruit cordial after a while in the glass.
Palate: On the palate it is full and round at first, followed by a sensation of crispness and a touch of anise lingering.
This wine tend to keep its youth character and has the typical bouquet of citrus, mineral and flint on the finish.
Food Pairing: A great wine for seafood, grilled white meat as well as goat cheese.
** Fantastic Sancerre **
Léon Vatan Sauvignon Blanc 2019 – Vins du Pays des Jardins de la France$18.99Add to cart
Varietal: 100% Sauvignon blanc
Color: Pale straw in color
Nose: Powerful and complex with aromas of exotic fruits, citrus and peach as well as some floral notes.
Mouth: Fresh and fruity on the palate, with a long lingering finish.
Food Pairing: Cooked pork meat and fish, shellfishes , Goat Cheese or as an aperitif.
About Vins du Pays des Jardins
Vin du Pays des Jardins de la France can be produced in the 13 viticultural departments of the Loire Valley: Allier, Indre, Indre-et-Loire, Loiret, Maine-et-Loire, Nièvre, Cher, Main-et-Loire, Loire-Atlantique, Sarthe, Deux-Sevres, Loir-et-Cher, Vendee and Vienna.
The wines produced are marked on the whole by fruity aromas , the intensity of which varies according to the grape varieties and the technologies used. The extractions are conducted to obtain flexible structures. Regarding white, rosé and gray wines, they have fruity and floral notes , while maintaining a certain freshness.
Marc Chauvet Brut Sélection NV – ChampagneAdd to cart
Varietal: 50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir from the terroir of Rilly la Montagne, 1er cru
Champagne Making: Méthode Traditionnelle – 5 years bottle ageing on lees.
Nose : subtle blend of floral and mineral.
Mouth : bright, structured, mineral and powerful wine on the palate.
Food/Wine : this Champagne perfectly accompanies seafood and/or fish with herbs.