Meet 9 Italian Winemakers and Taste 27 Wines

Vias Imports Portfolio Tasting
Wednesday May 13
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Swedish Cultural Center
Stockholm Room, Lower Level
1920 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
Pre-Paid Reservations Required
19.95 plus tax/person
RSVP 206.524.9500

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to meet eight of Italy’s finest winemakers (and one from Spain). All are represented by the prestigious Vias Imports portfolio that provides its clients with access to the some of the most diverse Italian wines imported (more…)

New Arrivals

2012 Abeja Cabernet Sauvignon

A prominent national wholesaler’s description of the 2012 Abeja Cabernet Sauvignon ended with a great descriptor, “a tapestry of complexity and youthful exuberance.” Like all young Abeja Cabernet Sauvignons, the 2012 is tight and full, and is rich with minerality.

2012 Abeja Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 50.00 41.50VS

2013 Kevin White Wines

Kevin White is by day a computer wizard and by night a wine creator. His passion for the reds he produces comes from a personal love of Rhône wines, and the quest to create similar styles from Washington fruit. In 2013, he has found great success. His 2013 Kevin White Red ‘La Fraternité’ shows a remarkable resemblance to a wine from Lirac or Sant-Gervais. The 2013 Kevin White Syrah marries Olsen Vineyard with Elephant Mountain Vineyard fruit and leaves the varietal to be itself—100%Syrah. The 2013 Kevin White Red Reserve is a chunk of Boushey Vineyard Syrah with Olsen Vineyard Mourvèdre that is very “wild”.

2013 Kevin White Red ‘La Fraternité’ YakimaValley 28.00 23.24VS

2013 Kevin White Syrah ‘En Hommage’ YakimaValley 28.00 23.24VS

2013 Kevin White Red Reserve YakimaValley 32.00 26.56VS

Staff Picks

2010 Brunello

The 2010 Brunello di Montalcino are just beginning to arrive, and the press has created a monster. We have various pre-arrivals to offer. Please let us know your interest level.

2010 Molino di Sant’Antimo Brunello Montalcino 42.00 34.86VS

2010 Argiano Brunello Montalcino 50.00 41.50VS

2010 Gianni Brunelli Brunello Montalcino 57.00 47.31VS

2010 Casanova di Neri Brunello Montalcino 60.00 49.80VS

2010 Ciacci Piccolomini Brunello Montalcino 60.00 49.80VS

2010 Altesino Brunello Montalcino 60.00 49.80VS
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Matanzas Creek Deals

The new releases of Matanzas Creek Chardonnay and Merlot are being offered at a super price to get a bit of traction in the market. The 2012 Matanzas Creek Chardonnay has a classic Sonoma Valley style—juicy, nutty, and rich, with acidity. The 2012 Matanzas Creek Merlot shows cranberry and dried cherry fruit, and a hint of cocoa powder from the oak aging. These are really good prices for well made wines.

2012 Matanzas Creek Chardonnay Sonoma County 26.00 21.58VS

2012 Matanzas Creek Merlot Sonoma County 26.00 21.58VS