We continue our policy of curbside pick up only at this time. After you contact us with your request, we will confirm with you when your order is ready for pick up. Depending on how busy it is, we will need at least an hour or so to put together your order. After we confirm your order and pick up time, please call from your car on arrival at the shop, and we will bring your order out to the vicinity of your vehicle.
2020 Poggio La Noce Olive Oil has arrived
Deal Of The Month
The Weekly Tasting
Tastings at Both shops
DUE TO COVID-19
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
THE 2020 MCCARTHY & SCHIERING 6-PACK
3 WHITES — 3 REDS
GRAB AND DASH! — 99.95 net
6 bottles for an average price of $16/bottle!
2019 Teruzzi Vernaccia di San Gimignano Isola Bianca 18.00 15.30VS
Tuscany’s Teruzzi is the winery that literally put Vernaccia di San Gimignano on the map. Founded in the 1970s by Enrico Teruzzi, one of the most famous race car drivers of his generation, and Carmen Puthod, a leading ballerina of the time, the estate highlights Tuscany’s mineral-driven white grape variety, Vernaccia di San Gimignano. Fermented and aged in stainless steel, aromas and flavors of crisp apple, lemon zest, and mineral lead to an almost Chablis-like finish. The winery’s distinctive label features classic Medieval iconography that has helped make it a favorite across the globe.
2019 Lamblin & Fils Bourgogne Blanc Cepage Chardonnay 18.00 15.30VS
Lamblin is one of the oldest domaines in the Chablis region. The first traces of this family on these Kimmeridgian terroir soils date back to 1690. A beautiful citrus-melon aroma evolves into rich fruit elements on the palate with peach, nuts and a hint of marzipan — descriptors we commonly associate with much more expensive white Burgundies like Meursault.
2018 Le Caveau Savoyard Apremont Vin de Savoie 20.00 17.00VS
Made from 100% of the prized Jacquere grape variety, and light in alcohol at 12%, Jacquere is one of France’s best keep secrets. Native to the alpine Savoie region in France, the grapes are grown on high altitude slopes of soils derived from glacial deposits and limestone. This excellent, mouth-watering example comes from Apremont, one of the best known crus of the Vin de Savoie, and displays a vivid palate full of citrus, pomelo, pear, and candied lemon rind notes. Crisp, lean and linear, it is lifted by a bright beam of acidity and a subtle saline finish, making it perfect as an aperitif and with lighter meals.
2018 EZY TGR Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 22.00 18.70VS
Hand crafted by the same folks that make the wildly popular “Big Salt”, this delicious Oregon Pinot Noir reminds us a bit of our first private label Willamette Valley Pinot Noir from the 2013 vintage. Hand harvested small bunches are 80% destemmed, and allowed to spontaneously ferment. The goal is to have moderate extraction, a low-to-modest alcohol level (13.2%), and to make a balanced, silky Pinot Noir. Post-fermentation, the wine is aged in neutral French oak for 18 months, after which it is bottled unfined/unfiltered. EZY TGR displays ample notes of black cherry and strawberry – all of which are integrated on the silky palate. The plush tannins and moderate acidity allow EZY TGR to pair with dishes that range from smoked salmon to wood grilled pork chops.
2015 Les Hauts de Trintaudon Haut-Médoc Grand Vin de Bordeaux 19.00 16.15VS
Well made Bordeaux from an excellent vintage that is drinking perfectly right now? This is a no-brainer for your prime rib dinner or other red meat meals. A blend of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon and 35% Merlot, Les Hauts de Trintaudon is the second wine of Château Larose Trintaudon. It has a beautiful bouquet of ripe red berries, a hint of spice, and a trace of vanilla. Balanced and medium-to-full bodied on the palate, excellent freshness is finished off by slight mineral undertones and a smooth texture.
2018 Domaine de la Janasse Cotes-du-Rhone Reserve 21.00 17.85VS
One of the top producers in all of the Southern Rhone, dynamic owner/winemaker Christophe Sabon combines the best of both traditional and modern techniques to make elegant, yet seductive wines. This Reserve bottling is complex and has balanced acidity — often in contradiction to an appellation better known for sheer exuberance and power. Polished, yet intense. Concentrated, yet with finesse. Full of fruit, yet possessed of an inner earthiness that haunts the palate. The Reserve cuvee comes from older vines on the estate and is a blend of 55% Grenache, 25% Syrah, 10% Carignan, with the balance Mourvedre and Cinsault. It exhibits notes of kirsch, blackberry, smoked meat, graphite, and licorice nuances to go with a medium to full-bodied, pure and layered mouthfeel — showing the purity of the vintage, as well as the richness and texture that this estate is known for.
2019 Elk Cove Pinot Gris Willamette Valley 17.00 14.45
2019 Lageder Pinot Bianco Dolomiti Terra Alpina 15.00 12.75
2019 Lageder Pinot Grigio Dolomiti Terra Alpina 15.00 12.75
2019 Orr Chenin Blanc Columbia Valley 25.00 21.25VS
2018 The Eyrie Vineyards Pinot Blanc 25.00 21.25VS
2019 Guado al Tasso Vermentino Bolgheri 25.00 21.25
2019 Domaine Talmard Macon-Chardonnay 15.00 12.75
2019 Joseph Drouhin Macon-Villages 14.95 net
2018 Trimbach Pinot Blanc Ribeauvillé 18.00 15.30
2019 Chateau Ducasse Bordeaux Blanc 17.00 14.45
2019 Jean Marc Brocard Bourgogne Chardonnay Kimmeridgien 18.00 15.30
2016 Domaine Fabien Coche Bourgogne Chardonnay 24.95 net
2019 Joseph Drouhin Vaudon Chablis 29.00 24.65
2018 Romain Collet Chablis Les Pargues 29.00 24.95
2019 Domaine de la Denante Bourgogne Blanc Chardonnay 21.00 17.85
2019 Pastou Sancerre La Cote de Sury Vielle Vignes 31.00 26.35
2019 Andre Nevue Sancerre Le Manoir Vielles Vignes 32.00 27.20
2019 Docil Vinho Verde by Dirk Niepoort 19.00 16.15
2019 Palacio de Fefinanes Albarino Rias Baixas 31.00 26.35
2018 Domaine Leflaive Macon-Verze 54.95
2018 Domaine Leflaive Macon-Verze Les Chenes 64.95
2017 Domaine de Montille Montagny Les Coeres 1er Cru 65.00 55.25
2017 Domaine de Montille Puligny-Montrachet Le Caillerets 199.95
2017 Domaine de Montille Corton Charlemagne 224.95
2015 Marquis de Mons Margaux 35.00 29.75
2015 Mondot by Troplong Mondot Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 35.00 29.75
2016 Brio de Cantenac Brown Margaux 45.00 38.25
2015 Margaux de Brane-Cantenac Margaux 50.00 42.50
2012 Echo de Lynch-Bages Pauillac 75.00 63.75
2015 Chateau Palmer Alter Ego Margaux 99.95
2012 Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte Pessac-Léognan 99.95
2010 Chateau Lascombes Margaux 119.95
2016 Chateau Pontet Canet Pauillac 169.95
2017 marks the 39th vintage of Quilceda Creek since its founding in 1978. This milestone is much deserved and validation for the Golitzin family’s unwavering pursuit of crafting world class Cabernet Sauvignon in Washington state. We couldn’t be more proud of representing the people and the wines of this iconic Washington winery. Supply is limited, so please get us you requests as soon as possible. Prices are net per bottle and already include all discounts.
Prior to the release of the 2017 vintage, the previous 14 vintages of Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon garnered an average score by Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate of 98.2 points. We all know that Steve Tanzer does not “grade inflate”, so his score of 96 points is most impressive!
2017 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 169.95 net
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Champoux, Mach One, and Palengat Vineyards
20 months in 100% new Darnajou and Taransaud French Oak followed by 10 months in bottle
“Bright medium ruby to the rim. Ripe aromas of blackberry, cassis, licorice pastille, bitter chocolate, cocoa powder and minerals, lifted by a note of lavender. Dense, sweet, silky and firm, with wonderfully suave, dense flavors of dark berries, bitter chocolate and violet dominating. This savory wine finishes with a slowly building whiplash of flavor and the sophisticated seamless tannins to support a long evolution and graceful evolution in bottle. Real nobility of texture here (it saturates every square millimeter of the palate) and outstanding palate-staining length. Lots to come!” — 96 points, Tanzer
“Tried and true, the 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon displays classic typicity for the bottling. Displaying a dark ruby color at the core with a solid ruby edge, the wine continues to be a clear champion of Washington Cabernet. Succulent blackberry, cassis, lavender-infused dark cherry, currant and layers of elegant baking spices on the nose flutter on top of streams of red and purple flowers with hints of dusty cocoa powder. Full-bodied, rich, elegant and tied up with a bow, the palate is generous, overflowing with dark red and black fruit essence that begins to break into the blue fruit territory. The structure is generous yet balanced, like watching a jumbo jet land with ease. While still young, the tannic structure is firm and will ease over the next three to six years before stretching its legs and hitting its stride. Ending with the long, winding and ever-evolving finish, the wine delivers pleasure at every turn.” — 96 points, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
2018 Quilceda Creek “CVR” Columbia Valley Red 59.95 net
95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Merlot, 1% Cabernet Franc
Champoux, Galitzine, Mach One, and Palengat Vineyards
18 months in 70% new Darnajou, Taransaud and Saury French Oak
No national reviews yet — 94 points, Washington Wine Blog
2018 Involuntary Commitment (Andrew Will) Red Wine Columbia Valley 15.99
2018 Newsprint Red Blend Columbia Valley 18.00 15.30
2018 Cadence Red ‘Coda’ Red Mountain 24.95
2017 Cadence ‘Ciel du Cheval’ Red Mountain 45.00 38.25
2015 Corliss Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 95.00 80.75
Champagne R. Dumont & Fils Brut Tradition 29.95
Champagne Thierry Triolet Grande Reserve 31.95
Champagne Marc Hebrart Cuvée de Réserve Brut 44.95
Champagne Marc Hebrart Selection Brut 49.95
Champagne Marc Hebrart Blanc de Blancs 49.95
Champagne Vilmart Grand Reserve Brut 59.95
2015 Champagne Marc Hebrart Special Club Brut 79.95
Champagne Taittinger Brut La Francaise 49.95
Champagne Pol Roger Reserve 49.95
Champagne Marc Hebrart Rose Brut 49.95
2010 Dom Perignon 169.95
2006 Krug 249.95
Krug Grande Cuvee 168th Edition 174.95
Ruinart Blanc de Blanc NV 750ml 69.95
Ruinart Blanc de Blanc NV 375ml 36.95
Ruinart Rose NV 79.95
Veuve Clicquot Brut NV (Yellow Label) 54.95
2008 Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame 149.95
Veuve Clicquot Rose NV 59.95
2012 Veuve Clicquot Rose 79.95
Chateau de Beaucastel
2018 CHATEAU DE BEAUCASTEL CHATEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE
The 2018 Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape and 2018 Coudoulet Cotes-du-Rhone Rouge have arrived in the shops. 2018 is another in a string of outstanding vintages for Beaucastel. There also is a tiny amount of the two whites as well.
Because of supplier issues the last few years, we decided not to offer these wines on futures as has been our practice for decades. However, the really good news is that we are able to offer the futures pricing in real time now, without you having to purchase the wines a year in advance! Prices are net per bottle, and already include the Vintage Select Buyers’ Club Discount. Payment is due upon confirmation of your order.
The Perrin family continues to put great effort into their entry-level wines as well, including the Coudelet de Beaucastel, which is always one of the top Cotes-du-Rhones every year. Reviews and scores are from Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate.
2018 Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape Rouge 95-97 points 750ml 77.50 net
1.5L 169.95 net
3.0L 374.95 net
Intense fruit flavors of raspberry and cherry, with a potent underpinning of savory elements like tapenade, grilled meat and dried spices. Full-bodied, with fine, silky tannins, this shows tremendous length, reverberating with hints of crushed stone on the finish.
2018 Coudoulet de Beaucastel Cotes-du-Rhone Rouge 91-93 points 27.95 net
Tasted as a sample blended from several foudres, the 2018 Cotes du Rhone Coudoulet de Beaucastel features scents of sun-warmed stones and ripe raspberries. Medium to full-bodied, it’s plush and open-knit, already giving a lot of pleasure, and finishing zesty and long
2017 Domaine de L’Amauve Rouge Vaucluse 15.00 12.75
2019 Domaine Notre Dame des Pallieres Cotes-du-Rhone Rouge 14.00 11.90
2018 La Grange de Piaugier Cotes-du-Rhone 15.00 12.75