Thomas Cole

American Wines for a Celebratory Fourth!

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In honor of our nation's founding, we're offering some of our favorite domestic wines to you today, that we think will be great with barbecue, sunshine, fireworks, and judicious revelry. Even fifteen years ago the wine scene in the US was profoundly different than it is today. Each passing year there are more amazing, quality conscious, low-intervention producers making beautiful wines in a hugely diverse array are regions, climates, and terroirs. From Oregon, to Santa Barbara, to New York's own Finger Lakes, there is such diversity and range in our domestic offerings. In addition, we've included some of our favorite microdistilleries, many of which are located here in New York state! Through our long and complex history, I feel confident in saying there has never been a better time to drink American than now. Here's to next year being even better! Happy Fourth.

Stolpman Vineyards 2017 Santa Barbara Ballard Canyon Roussanne

Stolpman's Roussanne vineyards have an amazing advantage that makes us believe Roussanne from Santa Barbara will become a well-known style in the future. As many know, Santa Barbara is one of the coolest regions in California, though it is also the southernmost. After the break in the Coastal Range that lets in all the cold air from the Pacific, the Transverse Ranges funnel the fog in towards Ballard Canyon and it dissipates earlier in the day and the maritime influence is mitigated, yet still the air is cold. Being at 34 degrees latitude south allows the skin of the grapes to tan in the long hours of the sun, giving them the rust color, or 'Rousse', for which they have been named. In July, the vineyard team pulls leaves away from the bunches, and they rotate the grapes 180 degrees to give an even tan. This extra sun does not lower acidity too much, due to the cold nights and limestone soils. These aspects come together to produce a wine of massive structure, with a broad, intense palate and high acidity, that nonetheless gives us beautiful citric character and lush white fruits. This is a white wine for pairing with heavier dishes like lobster, pork loin, or even a beef braise. Andrew Farquhar

  • white
  • 15 in stock
  • $28.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Revik 2017 Napa Valley Coombsville Saphi Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc

Revik Wine Co. is the passion project of two married couples who released their first vintage this past summer. This is a fantastic Sauvignon Blanc that positions itself at the forefront of a new wave of dynamic, elegantly structured, complex Sauvignon Blancs coming from the West Coast. Made with fruit sourced from the Saphi Vineyard in Coombsville (Revik winemaker Phil Holbrook's dry-farmed home vineyard), this wine was aged in both stainless steel and neutral oak, with 8 months on the lees. Unfined and unfiltered, and fermented with native yeast, this wine has great depth and a long linear texture, with subtle, muted citrus fruit wrapped in a chrysalis of finely spun woolen notes. Peach fuzz and melon rind absorb into zippy acidity. The subtle degrees of shading are spectacular and the finish feels like forever. Andrew Farquhar

  • white
  • 32 in stock
  • $32.99

Bow & Arrow 2017 Eola-Amity Le Chenaie Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc

This Sauvignon Blanc is sourced entirely from La Chenaie vineyard, is one of the best sites in all of Oregon. Cooled by the winds from the Van Duzer corridor and situated on the famed volcanic Jory soils, this site reveals an extraordinary Sauvignon Blanc that is elegant, precise, and terroir expressive. The nose is beautiful, with some muted herbal characteristics, fine citrus fruit, and a touch of sea air. The palate is broad without being rich or flabby, with a linear acidic backbone that reveals some aging potential. Here Sauvignon Blanc's occasional grassiness morphs into delicate lemongrass, its sometimes too-tropical fruit is refracted into a spray of softer apricot and Meyer lemon, and its frequent greenness is dialed into the background. This is one of the most impressive domestic Sauvignon Blanc's I've had in a while. Andrew Farquhar

  • white
  • 17 in stock
  • $23.99

  • Low Sulfur

Stolpman Vineyards 2017 Santa Barbara Ballard Canyon Sauvignon Blanc

Organically farmed and fermented with native yeasts, this is California Sauvignon Blanc for Sancerre drinkers: brisk and clear, with tangerine, lime blossom, and crisp pear on the nose; lean, light, and exceptionally acidic, with mouth-watering lemons, limes, green apple, salty minerals, and a hint of fresh green herbs. So refreshing! Ariana Rolich 

  • white
  • 13 in stock
  • $19.99

  • Organic

Eminence Road 2017 Seneca Lake Riesling

Eminence Road is one of the most consistent producers of high quality wines in the Finger Lakes. This Riesling is from vines planted in loam over shale and limestone, sourced from the eastern bank of Seneca Lake. This is big and structured with a crystalline brilliance on the palate that is breathtaking. A wine of precision, this will age gracefully for 5-10 years, and is designed to complement the offerings of the country table. Andrew uses very little sulfur in the converted hillside cow barn. Bottled unfined and unfiltered. Andrew Farquhar

  • white
  • 1 in stock
  • $19.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Ovum 2017 Rogue Valley Cedar Ranch Vineyard Riesling

Ovum is an exciting, predominantly Riesling-based project from winemakers John and Ksenija House from Southern Oregon, based out of the Rogue Valley. The Rogue Valley is in fact made up of the valleys of three separate rivers which are, from West to East: the Illinois River, the Applegate River, and Bear Creek. The Bear Creek Valley is the warmest and driest place in the state of Oregon, whereas the Illinois River Valley, from which this Riesling is sourced, is the coolest and wettest region in the state. Grown in serpentine soils, very rare for viticulture due to its hardness and poor nutrient retention, this is a powerful Riesling with loads of electric acidity and an incredible funky floral character: lime flower, sap, and dense crystalline citric fruit meld together in an amazing, expressive wine. Andrew Farquhar

  • white
  • 21 in stock
  • $22.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur
  • white
  • 13 in stock
  • $18.99

Porter Creek 2017 Russian River Valley Chardonnay Old Vine

Sourced from estate fruit and organically farmed vineyards in the Green Valley sub-AVA of Russian River. Elegantly textured, with stylish apple and pear fruit mixing with a hint of salinity and crushed oyster shells, this is a perfect companion for heavier seafood dishes, particularly anything involving lobster. Whole cluster pressed and aged for 11 months in 25% new French barrique. What impresses me most about this Chardonnay is its reserve. Medium-bodied, the oak shows itself more in its textural integration than on the palate. 450 cases produced.

  • white
  • 12 in stock
  • $39.99

  • white
  • 7 in stock
  • $64.99

  • white
  • 5 in stock
  • $59.99

  • white
  • 4 in stock
  • $59.99

Wiemer, Hermann 2016 Finger Lakes HJW Vineyard Riesling

The original vineyard planted by Mr. Wiemer himself, this wine is from a parcel farmed biodynamically. Cold spontaneous fermentation takes place over the course of months. 65% of the grapes picked two weeks late allow for this wine's beautiful mellow sweetness. 20% fermented in 1000L Hungarian barrels. This is an extraordinarily pretty wine, with delicate, expressive acidic structure laid over with a number of layers of beautiful fruit. Notes of peach, Meyer lemon, and white flowers all mesh together in harmonious accord. Pair with Peking duck, fresh fruit, or blue cheese. Andrew Farquhar

  • white
  • 2 in stock
  • $39.99

Ghostwriter 2016 Santa Cruz County Pinot Noir

This cuvée is meant to be an overview of what the Santa Cruz Mountains have to offer, and is sourced from three different vineyards: 40% Upper Block Amaya Ridge,  35% Aptos Creek, and 25% Smith Road. While the blend varies a little vintage to vintage, the wine shows consistency in its expression of classic Santa Cruz restraint. Fine cranberry fruit with a hint of some baking and savory spices, this Pinot is finely structured, with delicate tannins and a fine acid backbone. Open and inviting now, this wine will also benefit from a few years of cellaring. Excellent with roast chicken, lobster rolls, or miso-broth ramen, this will work just as well without food, as it is aromatic and mesmerizing as a standalone experience. 600 cases produced. Andrew Farquhar

  • red
  • 16 in stock
  • $34.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur
  • white
  • 24 in stock
  • $33.99

Ghostwriter 2014 Santa Cruz Mountains Bates Ranch Cabernet

This Cabernet is sourced from a single block of the Bates Ranch Vineyard located above 1000 feet on the eastern flank of Mt. Madonna at the very southern extremity of the Santa Cruz Mountains AVA. Farmed exclusively by winemaker Kenny Likitprakong, this dry-farmed block was planted in 1973 by local wine legends Val and Dexter Ahlgren. As with much of the Cabernet from this region, the emphasis is on structural tension. Not quite as histrionically robust or extracted as Cabernet from other parts of California, this wine has some muted cassis scarved in layers of dusty tannin and spice.  This is a style of Cabernet that would have been much easier to find in these hills back in the 1970s. 207 cases produced, with shorter extraction time, 10% whole cluster fermentation, and 25% new oak. Andrew Farquhar

  • red
  • 10 in stock
  • $64.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Banyan 2017 Monterey County Gewurztraminer

This amazing Gewurztraminer is made by Kenny Likitprakong, winemaker for Ghostwriter, Camp, and Folk Machine among other labels. One of California's most dynamic and talented winemakers, his Banyan line was what he created to specifically pair with southeast Asian cuisine. After a few years of experimentation bottling a couple different varieties, he's settled on this incredible Gewurztraminer. We all know this grape to have some floral character, but much of time it can be extraordinarily forceful on the nose. The nose on this wine is less hothouse orchid and more spring meadow, with much less cloying character. Quite light, with a lot of structure and acidity, this wine is essentially dry, but holds up great against any range of Thai, Vietnamese, Malayan, Indonesian, or Laotian dishes. Andrew Farquhar

  • white
  • 14 in stock
  • $14.99

Camp 2018 Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon

From the folks who run Hobo Wine Co., here we have the delicious new vintage of one of our favorite inexpensive Cabernets from California! Tart blackberry and ripe cassis mix with herbal hints and wildflower on the nose while broadly gracing the firm, rich, powerfully tannic palate. Sourced from many lesser known but sustainably or organically farmed vineyards throughout Sonoma county. Aged for nine months in neutral oak barrels.

  • red
  • 10 in stock
  • $20.99

Folk Machine 2017 Central Coast Pinot Noir

This refreshing and bright Pinot Noir from star California winemaker Kenny Likitprakong is sourced predominantly from the Arroyo Seco AVA, in other words, Steinbeck country. Native yeast fermentation and spontaneous malo are followed by nine months on the lees with occasional batonnage in used French oak barrels. Bright red fruit and elegant texture make for a fine, refreshing wine that lingers pleasantly on the palate. Andrew Farquhar

  • red
  • 23 in stock
  • $22.99

Folk Machine 2018 Suisun Valley Muscat "A Red Herring Afternoon"

This dry Muscat is from the Suisun Valley, and it's the first year Folk Machine has bottled a Muscat. 100% Muscat Canelli (Muscat Blanc à Petit Grains), this was fermented in stainless steel. This dry wine has gorgeous floral, peachy, white grape juice aromas, but on the palate is a well-built, finely structured dry wine. There is a breadth of palate that makes it excellent for sipping cold in the sunshine.

  • white
  • 10 in stock
  • $19.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Subject to Change 2017 Mendocino County Coastview Chardonnay

This Chardonnay is sourced from the Coastview Vineyard, which must be one of the most extraordinary vineyards to see anywhere, at the top of a peak in the Gabilan Mountains, situated 2,400 feet above sea level, on a dirt track it took seven years to cut. From this height, the ocean is visible over the Santa Cruz Mountains to the west. Thin topsoil here overlays decomposed limestone and granite. Father-son vineyard managers John and Parker use a huge herd of sheep instead of machine mowers in this rugged terrain, and winemaker Alex Pomerantz uses this fruit to make an incredible Chardonnay that isn't quite like anything I've tasted. Whole cluster pressed before being put into neutral barrel to ferment and age for five months before being racked and put in tank for another five months. Lean and aromatically expressive, this is a very pure and pretty wine, not without richness, but more angular in structure, which should allow it to benefit from some time in the cellar. 12.5% alcohol by volume, and bottled unfined, unfiltered, and with no sulfur added. 294 cases produced. Andrew Farquhar

  • white
  • 11 in stock
  • $35.99

  • Organic
  • No Sulfur

Subject to Change 2017 Mendocino County Coastview Cuvee 831

This is a perfect California wine for our store, as it is an homage to Julien Guillot's Burgundian field blend, Cuvee 910, which we have proudly carried for years. This wine is a co-ferment made from 2 tons of Pinot Noir and 1 ton of Chardonnay, both sourced from the extraordinary Coastview Vineyard perched high in the Gabilan Mountains, which separate the Monterey AVA from the Central Valley. Field blends like this were very common in the Middle Ages, when all available grapes were brought to the winery and crushed and fermented together, but the practice has become rare today. This wine makes that rarity seem strange. This is Pinot in the form of a lightning bolt, with the beautiful red fruit and elegance of Pinot Noir but an intensity and zippiness usually associated with white wine. These two varieties are co-fermented together on the skins for 55 days. This wine has loads of character, but still remains chimeric, with many different aspects that change and interact in the glass. As with all the Subject to Change wines, this is bottled unfined and unfiltered, and no sulfur is added anywhere in the winemaking process. This is a truly special wine from an incredible place made with tact and intelligence. 12.5% alcohol, and only 210 cases produced. Andrew Farquhar

  • red
  • 14 in stock
  • $32.99

  • Organic
  • No Sulfur
  • rosé
  • 25 in stock
  • $24.99

Porter Creek 2018 Sonoma Rose (Zinfandel/Carignane)

80% old vine Carignan from the Trimble vineyard in Mendocino and 20% Zinfandel from Porter Creek's own vineyards, this dry rose is one of my favorites of the summer. Crackling with acidity, bright fruit and a lovely seam of minerality on the nose, this wine is complex and hefty enough to pair with grilled meats and barbecue, while also having the snappy mouthwatering agility to be drunk as an aperitif. Winemaker Alex Porter always creates balanced wines, and this is no exception. All the fruit is dry-farmed, whole cluster pressed, and aged in neutral oak before bottling. Andrew Farquhar

  • rosé
  • 57 in stock
  • $26.99

  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur
  • white
  • 8 in stock
  • $23.99

  • red
  • 2 in stock
  • $24.99

  • red
  • 7 in stock
  • $26.99

Eminence Road 2017 Finger Lakes Acidalia Elizabeth's Vineyard

50% Cabernet Sauvignong and 50% Merlot, this Bordeaux Blend tastes like anything but. From old vines planted on a thin loam over broken shale, this wine is brimming in electric acidity, with the stone fruit character on the nose becoming a pleasant surprise of tangerine and blood orange on the palate. It is rare to have a red wine with citric fruit character, but this is one. This wine is almost Italianate in style, and would pair excellently with red pasta sauces, but also has the oomph to stand up to lamb or a more delicate cut of beef. The Elizabeth Vineyard, sustainably farmed, is located on the east side of Seneca Lake. Andrew Farquhar

  • red
  • 21 in stock
  • $21.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Porter Creek 2015 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

Sourced from vineyards of clay over schist, shale, and granite bedrock, this fabulous Russian River Pinot was spontaneously fermented open-top (1/3 whole cluster), with a four day cold soak. Following this were 11 months in 25% new French barrique. A brawny, grippy Pinot Noir, in no ways heavy, this is a densely structured wine with tart pie cherry and cranberry notes. This wine has a way of reminding me of a lot of great California Pinot while also being structured somewhat differently, with a higher tone, more nervous energy, and a finish as tightly wound as a well-thrown football. While the fruit is definitely present it's wrapped around a surprisingly spare mineral core. Andrew Farquhar

  • red
  • 2 in stock
  • $44.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Revik 2016 Howell Mountain Diogenes Ridge Vnyd Cabernet

Diogenes Ridge is located at 1800 feet above St. Helena in the Vaca mountains, this Cabernet is athletic and powerful, but without any excess weight. 15% whole cluster, spontaneous open-top ferment, eighteen days on the skins, and eighteen months in 50% new French oak barrels give this wine a force that is brought to an exquisite tension by its incredible acid backbone. Powerful, tannic, and clocking in under 14% ABV, this wine is extraordinarily balanced and capable of many years of cellaring. Traditional black currant is furled in chocolate shavings, hearth ash, peppercorn, cherry pit, samovar, and alabaster dust. Tiny production (two barrels) and alertness in the cellar have produced a fantastic expression of Napa Cabernet that bridges stylistic tendencies and generations.

  • 1 in stock
  • $79.99

Bow & Arrow 2017 Willamette Valley Air Guitar

Air Guitar is an interesting blend, rarely seen in Oregon. 50% Cabernet Franc from the certified biodynamic Johan vineyard, and 50% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Borgo Pass Vineyard. Aged 10 to 12 months in neutral puncheon. This wine is always one of my favorite red wines to come from Willamette. Deep ruby in hue, with lush aromatics that perfectly wed the bloomed black pepper notes of classic Cabernet Franc with the rounder, softer creme de cassis of Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine has the potential to age for up to ten years but is drinking very beautifully now. Andrew Farquhar

  • red
  • 12 in stock
  • $27.99

  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur
  • white
  • 6 in stock
  • no discount
  • $24.99

  • white sparkling
  • 4 in stock
  • $29.99

Enlightenment Wines NV Wildflower Honey Mead Nought

Disclaimer: this is not made from apples (but it is fantastic). Raphael Lyon, the man behind Enlightenment Wines, had been crafting some serious mead in Clintondale, NY for some time before he moved his operation to a small space in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. Made from wildflower honey and fermented to dryness, it sounds like something you may have had before, but Lyon’s process is anything but the norm. The wildflower honey is allowed to spontaneously ferment in used red wine barrels sourced from local wineries, with no SO2 added at any time, and is aged in barrel for one year before bottling. Though Raphael doesn’t advertise it, Nought is a single barrel release and will have subtle differences depending on what kind of honey is used (and where the honey is from) as well as other variances in the winemaking process. All of his meads are bottled unfined and unfiltered. Nought is heady on the nose with blossom, toasted coconut, honey-roasted walnut, red berry fruits, and bergamot. It is quite round on the palate with ample acidity and a vinous quality not found in many other meads. It finishes bone-dry with apricot, pineapple stalk, and a hint of orange peel. This is a seriously exciting foray into mead. Thanks, Raphael! Tim Gagnon

  • white
  • 3 in stock
  • no discount
  • $24.99

  • No Sulfur

Forthave Spirits Red Aperitivo 24%

The Forthave Red Aperitivo is a base of sugar cane distillate infused with 13 botanicals, and contains no artificial coloring.It has a beautiful deep ruby hue, and explodes on the nose with notes of orange, plums, chamomile, rose, grapefruit rind, cardamom, cinnamon, and saffron. The palate is viscous with a pleasant bitterness and balanced sweetness. Enjoy on the rocks with a dash of soda water, or in your favorite classic coktails. Makes a delicious Negroni. Oskar Kostecki

  • aperitif
  • 5 in stock
  • no discount
  • $37.99

Forthave Spirits Aperitivo 375ml

 The Forthave Red Aperitivo is a base of sugar cane distillate infused with 13 botanicals, and contains no artificial coloring.It has a beautiful deep ruby hue, and explodes on the nose with notes of orange, plums, chamomile, rose, grapefruit rind, cardamom, cinnamon, and saffron. The palate is viscous with a pleasant bitterness and balanced sweetness. Enjoy on the rocks with a dash of soda water, or in your favorite classic coktails. Makes a delicious Negroni. Oskar Kostecki

  • bitter
  • 5 in stock
  • no discount
  • $17.99

Forthave Spirits Blue Gin 43%

A fuller-bodied style of American gin, the Forthave Blue Gin is creamy and viscous on the palate, with notes of citrus rind, juniper, aniseed, allspice, mint, pine, lavender, and a long, savory finish. A perfect choice for classic gin cocktails like a Negroni or Aviation, it also plays beautifully in a straightforward Martini. Make this your choice for an autumnal local gin! Oskar Kostecki

  • aperitif
  • 9 in stock
  • no discount
  • $37.99

  • vodka
  • 52 in stock
  • $27.99

High Wire Hat Trick Botanical Gin 750

This is what I would call a new American classic. It doesn’t reinvent the wheel, but seemingly pays homage to some London Dry gins that we all know and love, while adding a little something extra. The base spirit is distilled from organic corn, and although all the ingredients aren’t listed, they include crushed juniper berries, lavender, fresh lemon, and orange peels with balancing botanicals of licorice root, angelica root, coriander, and cardamom. On the nose it opens incredibly bright with a citrusy, peppery kick. With time, aromas of blossom, celery, and anise come forward. The palate shows wonderful restraint and allows the roots to balance everything out with a warming cinnamon-like spice, a hint of citrus, and a long, woodsy finish. This would work in almost any gin-based cocktail imaginable (I’d prefer a Martini), and is also fantastic sipped neat. Tim Gagnon

  • gin
  • 13 in stock
  • no discount
  • $35.99

High Wire Distilling New Southern Revival 4-Grain Bourbon 750

Made from a four-grain mash bill of heirloom white corn, Red Winter Wheat, malted barley, and Carolina Gold Rice from the famed Anson Mills in Columbia, South Carolina, this is uniquely southern Bourbon. It spends eighteen months in barrel and yields a spirit that is happily grain-forward (when you use such high-quality grain, why wouldn’t you want it to be?), with secondary aromas of malted milk chocolate, baked apricot, and sweet spice. The palate is smooth, yet earthy and spicy, with fruit returning on the finish along with apple butter and nutmeg. This is a delicious experience for all whiskey lovers. Tim Gagnon

  • bourbon whiskey
  • 17 in stock
  • no discount
  • $55.99

High Wire Distilling New Southern Revival 4-Grain Madeira-Finished Bourbon 750

Much like the Barrel-Rested Gin, this Madeira cask-finished Bourbon is an interesting experiment on the effects of different barrels on distilled spirits. It is the exact same whiskey as the Four-Grain Bourbon but aged in Madeira barrels for six additional months. On the nose, that unmistakable grain character is still there, but there is more lift with high-toned, vivid red berry fruit, wildflower honey, and a touch of rancio right on its heels. It is also a bit brighter on the palate with more fruit and a touch of sea minerals. Cereal grains and honey linger on the tongue allowing the whiskey to come full circle for a wonderfully complete Bourbon. This is simply delicious! Tim Gagnon

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  • bourbon whiskey
  • 3 in stock
  • no discount
  • $76.99

High Wire Distilling Southern Amaro Liqueur 750

Historically, amari were made as a way to make full use of the harvest by macerating leftover herbs, botanicals, and fruits in distilled spirits. This of course means everything was grown locally, resulting in a myriad of different styles depending on where you were and what crops were planted. And while there are other American amari on the market today, it’s hard to think of one that truly capitalizes on its bountiful, regional raw ingredients. Most are based on traditional Italian – or even Scandinavian – recipes, which are delicious, but rely on herbs and botanicals that may or may not be native to where they are made. Enter High Wire’s Southern Amaro. Using a base of neutral corn spirit, they macerate Yaupon Holly (America’s only native caffeinated plant) and gentian root, along with wild mint, local Dancy tangerine, and Charleston Black Tea (the only colorant used), among other botanicals. It is then sweetened with neutral cane syrup which they make themselves from local sugarcane. It is wild and intriguing on the nose with brown sugar, sweet spice, and zesty citrus balanced by deeper aromas of black tea leaves, pine resin, smoke, and hints of brine and celery. The palate is quite lifted and herb-forward with a balanced sweetness, and it is here that the tangerine and mint really shine along with a touch of black cherry. Reach for this after a fantastic meal! Tim Gagnon

  • herb digestive
  • 3 in stock
  • no discount
  • $35.99

  • rye whiskey
  • 14 in stock
  • no discount
  • $69.99

  • rye whiskey
  • 9 in stock
  • no discount
  • $76.99

  • gin
  • 1 in stock
  • no discount
  • $37.99

  • gin
  • 2 in stock
  • no discount
  • $39.99

  • herb liqueur
  • 3 in stock
  • no discount
  • $39.99

  • herb liqueur
  • 4 in stock
  • $39.99

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  • white sparkling
  • 0 in stock
  • $17.99

Edmunds St. John 2018 El Dorado County Heart of Gold

In addition to perfectly elegant, age-worthy reds, Steve Edmunds produces one of California's lightest, purest white wines from Vermentino and Grenache Blanc. Heart of Gold exudes fresh white florals, mineral water, and tingly  orchard fruit aromas; flavors are bright and defined, graceful and deeply mineral, with gentle rays of citrus pith and crisp pear, golden apple, and yellow peach. Acidity is abundant and well-integated. AR

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  • white
  • 0 in stock
  • $24.99

Subject to Change 2017 Mendocino County Bonfiglio White Blend

This is an elegant, structured, surprisingly lean blend of 45% Marsanne and 55% Roussanne from the CCOF certified organic Bonfiglio vineyard, a small seven acre site in Mendocino farmed by one of California's peerless advocates for Rhone varieties, Glenn McGourtey. Picked together and cofermented in half neutral oak and half stainless steel, 10 % of the Roussanne undergoes carbonic maceration. This is not as rich as your typical Rhone blend, instead having tons of incredible, zippy acidity and fine lemony citrus character with an underlying herbal, waxen character. This is a great, refreshing, summertime wine that works great as an aperitif or would be singing with rosemary lemon chicken or simple summer pastas. Andrew Farquhar

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  • white
  • 0 in stock
  • $22.99

  • Organic
  • No Sulfur
  • Out of Stock
  • red
  • 0 in stock
  • $29.99

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  • red
  • 0 in stock
  • $33.99

Forthave Spirits Amaro Marseille 375ml

The Forthave Marseille Amaro is truly unique affair. Based on a medieval recipe of four thieves who, as the story goes, traded their secret concoction for clemency. It is at once soft and assertive. Eucalyptus, mint, cinnamon, dried lemon peel, dried tea leaves, and honey dominate the nose, while the palate further reveals star anise, lemon extract, a touch of vanilla, and cloves. Marseille uses raw honey as a sweetener, and similar to something like Amaro dell'Erborista by Varnelli, it gives it a wonderful, soft and lush texture. Perfect as an after dinner digestif. Oskar Kostecki

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  • bitter
  • 0 in stock
  • no discount
  • $27.99