2012 Domaine Sainte-Eugénie, Corbières, $11.99/Sale $10.99: We adore the wines from this estate. They have this ineffable stoniness which is characteristic of the rocky Corbières wine zone. This wine offers the option of a straight refresher or mating with seafood or poultry off the grill. We just drink it all day.
2009 Mont Marcal Cava, $15.99/Sale $13.99: You normally don’t see all that many vintage Spanish Cavas in “Los Estados Unidos.” Too much of the dreary stuff in that black bottle. Mont Marcal is a top estate with lovely palm surrounded grounds, and this Cava offers vivacity, complexity and ultra satisfaction. They perk it up here […]
2009 Les Hauts Lastour Coteau Du Quercy, $13.99/Sale $11.99: Coming from southern France, just below Cahors (the original home of Malbec), this red is composed of 60% Cabernet Franc, 20% Malbec, 18% Merlot and 2% Tannat. It’s a warm red with some wallop in the dark fruit flavors due to the Malbec and Tannat. The […]
2011 Monte Velho, $12.99/Sale $10.99: This gem comes from south/central Portugal from a region called “Alentejo.” If you want to know the grapes, call us, they are all native Portuguese which we’re quite certain most of you would not recognize. The critical point is that it is a crystalline wine with a lemon color. The […]