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Brenne 10 Year Old French Single Malt Whiskey

Summer Spirits

Brenne 10 Year Old French Single Malt Whiskey, $101.99: Named the #2 Best Single Malt at the 2015 World Whiskey Awards in London, this blend of four casks was personally selected by Brenne’s founder, Alison Patel. Barrels #1 and #2…

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Failla Estate Vineyard

Alan Uncorks Napa

When arriving at Failla you find yourself in a shady, bucolic, weekend getaway, a bungalow filled with the long since emptied library wines of various Chateaux, comfortable and worn furniture, trodden hard wood floors and pine paneled walls. It reminds…

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red-wine

Red Wine of the Month

2014 Cave de Roquebrun, Col de Lairole, Coteaux Languedoc, France, $12.99/Sale $10.99: The Coteaux du Langedoc AOC is a catchall appellation for wide swath of land stretching from the SW Mediterranean coast of France up to the Central Mastiff. The…

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2011 El Enemigo “The Enemy” Cabernet Franc

New Arrivals

UNITED STATES 2013 Deovlet Chardonnay, Santa Barbara, CA, $37.99/Sale $29.99: Wow…what a scrumptious Chardonnay! It has a core of richness with flavors of golden delicious apple, baked pear and baking spices. Aging for 16 months in French oak, 16% new,…

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white-wine

White Wine of the Month

2014 Nine Hats Pinot Gris, Horse Heaven Hills, WA, $13.99/Sale $11.99: Nine Hats is the “good value” second label of Washington’ state’s Long Shadows Wineries. Nine Hats refers to the nine highly acclaimed vintners, from major wine regions of the…

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Rosé Wine of the Month

2015 Domaine de Montfaucon Les Gardette Rosé, France, $13.99/Sale $11.99: This rose does not display an AOC, but the sixty hectares of vineyards are situated directly across the Rhone river from Chateauneuf du Pape. The estate is planted to all…

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