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    March 28, 2016

    Neil Ellis Sauvignon Blanc Sincerely 2015

    Neil’s Sancerre inspired South African Sauvignon Blanc ‘Sincerely’ has a crisp herbaceous nose with a tropical fruit and grassy palate. This youthful white is the perfect way to usher in spring; Pairs with any fresh seafood or lemon herb chicken.

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    March 16, 2016

    Swanson Vineyards Merlot 2012

    Soft and toned, this California Merlot drinks with more finesse than that of its counterparts. It is ripe yet refined, with an equal balance of earth to fruit flavors. Cherry and Blackberries are given interesting dimension with complexities of tobacco and mountain forest aromas. This wine would be perfect with Grilled Steak or duck, but […]

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    March 15, 2016

    Cono Sur Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

    This medium bodied red is perfect for your springtime or summer barbecues. It’s impressively focused with flavors of red fruits like cherry and raspberry, and very smooth with a long pleasant finish. It pairs well with grilled meats, burgers, and cheeses. A great value to share with the rest of your party.

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    March 07, 2016

    Garofoli Verdicchio Dei Castelli Di Jesi Macrina 2014

    Fresh and light, this aromatic beauty is a crowd-pleaser. Pretty apricot and peach notes jump forward with a delicate acidity that adds freshness. Light enough to accompany your favorite spring salad, shrimp and crab ravigote, but with enough texture that this can be served with your trout meuniere.

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    March 01, 2016

    Andrew Will Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2014

    A great cab from an under appreciated area. Washington state always seems to give good black red fruit with nice polish. The Andrew Will style also brings in nice aromatics and depth with great concentration, well-integrated tannins and supreme drinkability. Serve with your grilled new york strip topped with bleu cheese, roasted leg of lamb […]

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    February 22, 2016

    Louis Latour La Montagny Grande Roche

    Maison Louis Latour’s history began with vineyard acquisitions in 1731; so they know a bit about winemaking at this point. This is a pretty, light, perfumed Chardonnay from the village of Montagny in the Cote Chalonnaise is a steal, especially considering it’s from a Premiere Cru vineyard. Balanced dried-fruit flavors with a touch of minerality on the clean, crisp finish. This wine would match well […]

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    February 19, 2016

    Simonnet Febvre Pinot Noir

    “This delicate Pinot Noir from France is a great ‘every-dayer’. The ripe red fruit nose sets it up perfectly and it continues on the palate with soft, fresh fruity flavors. A perfect party wine; serve with fun!” – Marc, Uptown Wine Consultant

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    February 08, 2016

    Montoya Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

    “This finished wine is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon sourced entirely from the Napa Valley. Aged in French and American oak, it has intense flavors of blackberry, plum and vanilla. The long finish is rich with toasty overtones. This is a full-bodied red wine. Montoya Cabernet will compliment your finest, robust red meat dishes. This is a […]

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    February 02, 2016

    Delatour Vin de Pays d’Oc Chardonnay 2014

    “If you’re looking for the perfect Mardi Gras wine, this is it! With the convenient twist top and fresh flavor it makes for an ideal Carnival party wine! Cheers!” – Leah, Metairie Wine Consultant ABOUT: This is a Vin de Pays, meaning it is a simple table wine made in France. TASTING NOTES: Aromas of […]

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    January 25, 2016

    Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico 2013

    Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico is a comfort wine if there ever was one. Silky tannins are woven with smoke and leather, while aromas of rose petals intertwine with flavors of black cherry. Pair with truffles and a warm fire. 

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    January 19, 2016

    Buehler Vineyards Chardonnay 2013

    Buehler Vineyards is one of my favorite picks for California Chardonnay under $20! This beauty hails from Russian River, so it’s silky and clean, with lots of toasty oak to balance that classic California butter. Loaded with bright orange citrus and a touch of lemon, this is a great wine to pair with herby baked […]

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    October 26, 2015

    Fleur de Lis Chardonnay 2015

    Check out this year’s vintage of the Fleur de Lis wine! This is a game day essential. Available in Chardonnay and Cabernet.

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    September 18, 2015
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    December 24, 2014

    Perrin et Fils Cotes du Rhone Villages 2011

    This wine exhibits a dark ruby/purple color intertwined with notions of licorice and cherries. Medium to full-bodied with a generous attack, a pleasant freshness and elegant tannins. A typical expression of southern Rhône wine with a thyme and rosemary aftertaste.

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    February 04, 2015

    Louis Roederer Brut Vintage Rosé Champagne

    This sparkling has fruity aromas of wild berries, followed by floral notes, and the sugary/spicy fragrance of zest. Rich and full-bodied, Brut Rosé exalts the maturity of the fruit for the perfect Valentine. 

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    December 24, 2014

    Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV with gift box

    “A smoky note of minerality complements the flavors of dried cherry and black currant, almond financier and gumdrop in this refined, creamy version. The delicate yet persistent acidity is well-integrated, leading to a mouthwatering finish.” – 91 points, Wine Spectator

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    December 26, 2014

    Lander Jenkins Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

    “Warm sunny days and cool evening during the 2012 growing season gave us intense, flavorful fruit. Fruit from select vineyards from California’s premium appellations make up this delicious Cabernet Sauvignon. “ – Winemaker’s notes. AROMAS: Complex aromas of ripe plum, toffee and vanilla from oak. FLAVORS: a rich, full-bodied wine with silky tannins. Flavors of […]

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    December 26, 2014

    Louis Latour Grand Ardèche Chardonnay 2012

    The Grand Ardèche comes from the best vineyards, carefully selected every year when harvesting begins. The grapes are pressed and the rapes are placed immediately in oak barrels made by the cooperage at Latour, where the wine will age for approximately 10 months, like the great wines of Burgundy. The Grand Ardèche 2012 is shimmering […]

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    October 21, 2014

    Predator Zinfandel Old Vine 2013 in Wood Box

    An intense, full-bodied wine with red fruit, blackberry and spice. Lingering tannins over a long, smoky finish. This Zinfandel has bright raspberry, blackberry, black pepper and smoky oak aromas with flavors of bold red raspberry, cherry, juicy blackberry and black pepper with smooth tannins.

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    October 21, 2014

    The Culprit Red Table Wine 2011

    The winemaker’s art of blending is often limited by the rules governing the varietal labeling. Culprit is an adventure in winemaking artistry breaking out of the ordinary confines to produce an ultra-premium Sonoma red wine. Now we have captured the best characteristics of intense and extracted berry fruit layered judiciously with a spice box of flavors that only Sonoma can offer. The Culprit on […]

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    October 17, 2014

    Block 985 Paicines Family Reserve 2011

    This wine has a bouquet similar to Bordeaux with hints of leather and tobacco. It is fruit forward, balanced and has a nice dry finish. Serve this wine with steak, roast or any other dish that calls for a medium-bodied dry red. 

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    September 01, 2014

    Fleur de Lis Chardonnay 2014

    Football Season is finally here! Whether you’re tailgating at the game or hosting a gathering with your friends, Fleur de Lis wine is a game day essential. Available in Chardonnay and Cabernet. Only $9.99

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    September 01, 2014

    Fleur de Lis Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

    Football Season is finally here! Whether you’re tailgating at the game or hosting a gathering with your friends, Fleur de Lis wine is a game day essential. Available in Chardonnay and Cabernet. Only $9.99!

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