New Arrivals 2-7-14

 

2009 Hess Block 19 Mt Veeder

Jenn’s $26.99 / Retail $32.99

The 2009 19 Block has aromas of cedar and black licorice. A rich entry of black cherry and ripe plum is supported in the mid-palate by oak nuances of vanilla, caramel and graham cracker. A long, silky finish of polished tannins suggest immediate approachability but the wine will continue to improve over the next 3-4 years.

 

2012 Cambria Katherine’s Vineyard Chardonnay

Jenn’s $14.99 / Retail $19.99

Soft yellow color upon release, developing a golden hue as it ages. Bright, vibrant tropical fruit aromas flow from the glass. Underlying grapefruit and lime add depth and character to the aroma. Seamless, textured layers of cantaloupe, pineapple and vanilla flood the palate. A mouthwatering finish entices another sip. This wine will develop flavors of fig and apricot, giving richness, as it ages in the bottle.

 

2009 Arrowood Cabernet

Jenn’s $24.99 / Retail $32.99

As with previous vintages, our 2009 Sonoma County Cabernet shines aromatically with rich, dark fruit and beautifully integrated notes of oak. As it opens up, there are layers of red berries, rose petals, black cherries, leather, mocha and mint. The palate is sleek and concentrated with dark fruit, spice, cola and cedar. The finish is framed by bright acids and big, juicy tannins.

 

2011 Jordanov Merlot

Jenn’s $10.99 / Retail $14.99

This merlot defies logic: classic blueberry, dense, concentrated fruits, aged in French oak for 14 months; yet with remarkable elegance.

 

2012 Seghesio Zinfandel

Jenn’s $21.99 / Retail $26.99

Spicy, lush black fruit of Alexander Valley. Briary and raspberry flavors, along with structure, of cooler Dry Creek Valley. Balanced and elegantly structured.

 

2011 Pine Ridge Napa Valley Cabernet

Jenn’s $54.99 / Retail $59.99

Deep garnet in color, this wine presents an effusive nose that teems with aromas of fresh black cherry, warm blackberry and red plum, intertwined with hints of brambly spice, fresh ground clove and vanilla bean. The palate leads smoothly with rich red raspberry, cherry and currant fruit flavors that meld lusciously into hints of creamy caramel, cocoa powder, ground espresso bean and subtle mint leaf beneath supple tannins on the lingering finish.

 

2011 Kaiken Malbec Reserva – 92pts WE

Jenn’s $11.99 / Retail $16.99

This is opaque, offering a lush collection of black fruit aromas on what amounts to a deep, dense bouquet. Layered and displaying excellent size and texture, it has saturated, meaty black-fruit flavors along with toasty, integrated oak. A powerhouse Malbec and maybe the best Ultra to date.

 

2011 Pedroncelli Mother Clone Zinfandel

Jenn’s $14.99 / Retail $19.99

Deep purple-red in color; full-bodied and very plush. Aromas and flavors of ripe blackberry, raspberry, cherry, spice and black pepper. Our Mother Clone is balanced harmoniously in flavor, texture and tannin. The rich flavors are generous and lasting.

 

2010 Bogle Phantom

Jenn’s $19.99 / Retail $24.99

This ruby red spectre entices with rich blackberry and briary boysenberry. Provocative dark fruits envelop the nose and palate, leaving the essence of flavors brought forth by the grapes during winemaking. Black cherry and anise abound, leading to a sturdy finish of black pepper, pipe tobacco and spicy oak. Aged for over two years in 1 and 2 year old American oak focus and intensify the Zinfandel, Petite Sirah and Mourvedre, creating yet another passionate and commanding red wine, impossible to ignore.

 

Bodega Norton Brut Rose

Jenn’s $14.99 / Retail $19.99

With its delicate, pinkish hue, this Brut Rose stands apart for its intense, fresh fruit aromas of strawberries, with a subtle hint of grenadine, against a backdrop of mineral notes for enhanced freshness.

 

2012 Pedroncelli Friends White

Jenn’s $9.99 / Retail $13.99

A spicy, floral nose with hints of passion fruit, honeydew melon and citrus both in the bouquet as well as the flavor. Fresh, crisp and flavorful, a white wine which works on its own as well with your meal.

 

2011 Pedroncelli Friends Red

Jenn’s $10.99 / Retail $14.99

From the fruity aromas to the lingering finish, our friends red blend brings the flavors of berry jam, red plum, and warm spice together for an easy-to-drink glass of wine.

 

2011 Pedroncelli Three Vineyards Cabernet

Jenn’s $16.99/ Retail $19.99

Beautiful, delicate aromas of currant, lavender and cocoa highlight our Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine is framed by bright acidity, in just the right amount to showcase the fruit, and is from a lighter vintage showing medium tannins. The flavors feature red plum with caramel and licorice highlights followed by a lasting finish. Enjoy upon release or cellar up to five more years.

 

2010 Bodega Norton Barrel Select Malbec – 90pts WE

Jenn’s $12.99 / Retail $16.99

Immediately this clicks. The nose is full of ripe, smooth blackberry and molasses aromas, while the palate is chewy, layered and loaded with meaty blackberry, dark spice and coffee flavors. This is an excellent value Cabernet.

 

2008 Casa Contini Biferno

Jenn’s $12.99 / Retail $16.99

A smashing value, this Southern Italian blend is wonderfully smooth and balanced. Made from two of our favorite “underrated” varietals, Montepulciano and Aglianico. It is atypical of many of it’s ungainly Southern counterparts, whose alcohol tends to be too hot, and fruits overripe. Rather, it is like a Northern Italian in its cool smoothness, with a smokey blackberry, chestnut, and peppery-sweet aromas that delights the senses.

 

2012 Chehalem Pinot Gris

Jenn’s $19.99 / Retail $24.99

A blend of three great vineyards, this vivid grape crafts a food-friendly wine, bright and pure. Gray it isn't. The knife-edged acid, with pear, lemon sorbet, spice and jasmine makes your mouth water and your hands shake.

 

2011 Murphy Goode All In Claret

Jenn’s $17.99 / Retail $24.99

The All In represents our top lots of Alexander Valley Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Petit Verdot. These wines are carefully blended together to create a wine in which we are confident to be fully committed to the pot. There's no blushng here. The dark cherry of the Merlot melds with the blackberry, cassis and thyme of the Cabernet to produce an intensely aromatic wine. The Petit Verdot adds richness, depth and notes of red berry fruits. Heavily structured by its rich, smooth tannins, this wine will benefit from 18-24 months of cellaring, and properly stored will age nicely for five to eight years.

 

2011 Arrowood Chardonnay

Jenn’s $17.99 / Retail $24.99

Our Chardonnay style emphasizes the fruit and terroir with integrated oak while dialing up the brightness and structure of the wine. It is refreshing, compelling and complex. This wine shows notes of vanilla, creme brulee and honey on the nose, balanced by spice, orange blossoms, and hints of peach. The palate is bright with crisp acid, but balanced and round. There are hints of spicy oak with orange, tangerine and a bit of apple. It has a bright finish of honeyed oak.

 

2011 Raventos i Blanc de Nit

Jenn’s $22.99 / Retail $29.99

Innovating through the monastrell variety which brings complexity and elegance in colour, maintaining the usual freshness and concentration of our sparklings.

 

2011 Wild Ridge Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

Jenn’s $44.99 / Retail $54.99

Wild Ridge has a multilayered nose. Red berry and stone fruit (cranberry, plum and cherry) are complemented by hints of orange zest, anise, cedar and green tea. Cranberry, pomegranate and blue- and blackberry dominate the entry. Anise, cardamom, a slight earthiness and integrated tannins add weight and structure. Bright acidity contributes lift to a lingering finish.

 

2011 Gothic Chardonnay Ophelia

Jenn’s $24.99 / Retail $29.99

Aromas of Anjou pear, gingerbread and marine-sediment mineral are complimented by flavors of confit lemon and green apple. Judicious use of lees stirring during elevage helped to develop the mid-palate, while contributing weight and complexity to the texture. A lush, medium, mouth-feel is followed by a crisp, lingering finish.

 

2010 Massimo le Rote Chianti Riserva

Jenn’s $19.99 / Retail $24.99

This wine has lovely classic Tuscan Sangiovese notes of sweet red cherry, black tea, sage leaf, and terra cotta. It is not overly “polished”, with a bit of traditional flair that oft goes missing in today’s market. A truly enjoyable wine.

 

2010 MacPhail Pinot Noir Toulouse

Jenn’s $44.99 / Retail $54.99

This small vineyard consistently comes up big and this vintage carries on that tradition.  A very pretty nose, with aromas of sour cherry and bright red fruits, dressed up with Asian Five Spice.  Supply, bold tannins and flavors of raspberry are showcased in a finish that just might make you stand up and cheer.

 

2011 Chehalem Pinot Noir

Jenn’s $29.99 / Retail $34.99

This Pinot begins with perfect garnet color, as your nose is immediately met with elegant cherry,black cane fruit, and beautiful floral aromatics (at the intensity of a florist shop or big orange stamens). The palate shows low to moderate tannins, silk nap, a nice bitter accent on finish, and age-worthy acid. Warm a sip on the tongue - you peel layers of pie cherry, chocolate, sage, mint, rose petal, juicy summer strawberries, slight toast, and vanilla. Truly elegant, and a very appropriate representation of 2011 intensity and balance.

 

Bocelli Prosecco

Jenn’s $14.99 / Retail $19.99

Made from the Prosecco grape that is indigenous to the Veneto region, this sparkling wine has subtle flower and fruit aromas that make the palate deliciously light and playful. Unlike many Champagnes, it is not harsh–rather, it tickles the throat with a peachy softness, and is flecked with minerality that remains simple in the best of ways. Perfect perlage make it the ideal choice for any occasion.

 

2012 Bocelli Sangiovese

Jenn’s $14.99 / Retail $19.99

Made from Tuscany’s noble varietal, the Bocelli family’s passion and expertise are on full display in this exceptionally bright, lush, and appealing Sangiovese.With grapes hand-harvested from some of the best vineyard sites in Morellino, the fruit is deliciously ripe and smoky, with notes of marasca cherry, granite, and rhubarb compote.The finish is long and suitably dry, with admirable acidity that makes the palate taut and pleasing.

 

2010 Cade Napa Valley Cabernet

Jenn’s $59.99 / Retail $74.99

Dense flavors of black cherry, baker's chocolate, black olive and dried herbs are followed by structured tannins and acidity that will allow the wine to age gracefully for the next 5-10 years.

 

2011 Cline Carignane

Jenn’s $14.99 / Retail $19.99

Carignane holds the distinction of being one of the most widely planted red grapes in France. It is also grown abundantly in Italy, Spain, Algeria and Israel and was once the most planted varietal in the new

world. It has traditionally been used as a blending grape because of its favorable yields, excellent acidity and big tannins. Cline Cellars is one of a few wineries to vinify this varietal. Dark ruby in color, this

Ancient Vines Carignane offers flavors of dark berries and cherry with hints of spice.

 

2012 Cline Ancient Vine Mouvedre

Jenn’s $14.99 / Retail $19.99

Our Ancient Vines Mourvèdre offers a hint of Eucalyptus on the nose, distinct chocolate characteristics, luscious deep plum, and concentrated cherry. This scrumptious and unusually delightful wine has a substantial mouth-feel followed by soft tannins.

 

2011 First Press Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Jenn’s $16.99 / Retail $23.99

Full bodied and firmly structured with rich, complex layers. This Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits aromas of black licorice, blackberries and plums. Flavors of vanilla and soft, silky tannins carry through to the palate for a long, lingering finish.

 

2010 St. Suprey Cabernet Sauvignon

Jenn’s $23.99 / Retail $29.99

This Cabernet Sauvignon has dense vibrant red and purple hues. Rich aromas of black plum and currant combine with mocha, brown sugar, and deeply toasted oak. Ripe blackberry flavors are enhanced with dark chocolate and espresso beans, vanillin and sweet molasses. This is an opulent, centered and well structured wine.

 

Langlios Brut Rose

Jenn’s $19.99 / Retail $24.99

The freshness, fine bubbles and fruitiness of our Langlois Crémant de Loire Brut rosé make for an original aperitif aswell as an ideal companion for red fruit desserts.

 

2012 Loring Wine Company Pinot Noir

Jenn’s $24.99 / Retail $32.99

This enticing wine displays lovely aromas of ripe strawberry and raspberry, as well as subtle notes of sandalwood and spice. On the palate, it is elegantly structured with abundant red fruit, excellent midpalate weight and a lingering finish with a hint of fresh earth.

 

2012 Meiomi Pinot Noir

Jenn’s $17.99 / Retail $24.99

Deep, rich garnet color. The wine opens up with aromas of ripe berries, fresh cranberry, candy apple and malted vanilla, some of which carries through to the palate. There's a hint of Granny Smith apple on first sip that beautifully balances out the rich cream soda and cherry cola notes. It is an extremely layered wine, both in structure and flavor, with a slight earthiness and sweet oak on the finish. The wine almost contradicts itself, managing to display freshness and maturity all at the same time, which is achieved through careful blending.

 

2012 Nicolas Pinot Noir

Jenn’s $9.99 / Retail $14.99

Bright garnet with ruby tint. Aromas of cherry, cranberry, raspberry, spice. Flavors of pomegranate, blueberry and tobacco leaf, with a silky mouthfeel, lively mid-palate and round finish.

 

2010 Pali Pinot Noir Riviera

Jenn’s $18.99 / Retail $23.99

True to its appellation, the nose is dominated with black fruits, forest floor and shitake mushroom.  Concentrated ripe black berries explode on the palate, moving into nuances of fresh raspberies and boysenberry with nuances of lavender and rose petal.

 

Pierre Peters Cuvee de Reserve Blanc de Blancs

Jenn’s $59.99 / Retail $79.99

Light yellow and luminous with with hints of green typical to the Chardonnay. The nose is subtle which opens, with a little air, to floral notes (lime-tree) and dry fruits. It is followed by notes of citrus and almonds, and finishes with minerals, which brings complexity and elegance. The well balanced mouthfeel is fresh and the attack is strong and stylish. The grapefruit and tangerine notes are mixed with those of toasted bread. The finish, which is very long, with more candied citrus and mineral flavors, brings to this wine a perfect equilibrium between finesse and strength.

 

2012 R2 Black Pine Pinot Noir

Jenn’s $21.99 / Retail $29.99

This Pinot shows deep ruby color and fills the glass with ripe cherry and earthy aromas. These complex components continue to the palate with lush cherry flavors with herbal and spice notes on great structure and ending with a silky, long finish. It’s a perfect pairing for anything from roasted chicken to a warm, inviting cassoulet.

 

2011 Ridge Lytton Springs - WA 93pts

Jenn’s $39.99 / Retail $49.99

The 2011 Lytton Springs has a wonderful burst immediacy to it, backed up by the structure of the year. This isn't the most nuanced Lytton Springs in recent memory. Despite its considerable appeal today, my sense is the 2011 needs a few more years in bottle for all of the elements to fully come together. The blend is 82% Zinfandel, 16% Petite Sirah and 2% Carignane.

 

2011 Sbragia Gino’s Vineyard Zinfandel

Jenn’s $29.99 / Retail $39.99

Bursting with aromas and flavors of lush ripe blackberry & red fruit with a core of sweet red currant and strawberry. Good acidity and a bright finish make this a great match for many foods.

 

2010 Umani Ronchi Montepulciano

Jenn’s $9.99 / Retail $14.99

This wine is deep ruby red and recalls plums and red cherries on the nose, followed by balsamic and salty notes on a background of ripe licorice. With eloquent and clean tannins in the mouth, it comes across as full and vigorous, with a long and intense finish.

 

 

 

 

 

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