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Four Great Wines Open for Wine Club Members

This Saturday from 12noon to 4pm, stop by Carpe Vino and stock up on wine for all your Labor Day weekend festivities. We will have 4 wines open this weekend that will certainly please even the most discerning of palates. With a wide variety of wines to choose from, there is a little something for everyone this week. If you cannot decide which wine is your favorite, then mix/match a six pack or more, and get the best discount.  So here is what we will be pouring: (Please remember two person maximum per wine club membership.)

 

2012 Saxon Brown “Fighting Brothers” Semillon (Sonoma County)

SaxonBrown_semillon-152x362.172808$24.95/bottle or $19.99/bottle on six +

Winery Tasting Notes:
“Exotic notes of white peach, citrus blossom and fig permeate our incredibly lively, refreshing and food-friendly 2012 Fighting Brothers Semillon. The crisp high-toned fruit flavors are beautifully supported by the wonderfully rich, slightly yeasty mouthfeel. The wine finishes with tremendous length and finesse, ending with a flourish of floral accents.”

Jay’s Take: “Only 500 cases were produced of this gem. Perfect for the summer evening, and perhaps best enjoyed with your favorite seafood.”

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2013 Liquid Farm “Rose of Mourvedre” (Happy Canyon)

LiquidFarm_rose13-152x362.173001$23.95/bottleStandard Wine Club Discounts Apply

Winery Tasting Notes: 95% Mourvedre, 5% Greanache
“Earth and mineral driven, bone-dry and highly addictive.”
PROFILE: purple basil, minerality, pomegranate, orange rind, fresh gardenia, meaty earthiness, fleur de sel.

Jay’s Take: “One our best Rose in stock right now!  Sourced from the Vogelzang Vineyard in the Happy Canyon AVA of Santa Barbara, this wine will have you begging for more.  Even after just one sip!”

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2010 Skinner “Six Horse” Zinfandel (El Dorado)

SixHorse_zin10-152x362.173118$29.95/bottle or Standard Wine Club Discounts Apply

Winery Tasting Notes:  “This inaugural vintage has classic Zinfandel characteristics without going over the top. It has some nice brambly fruit aromatics, coupled with vanilla, nutmeg, plum, and white pepper. The palate is polished and supple with mild tannins and pleasant acidity. We aged the wine on its lees for 24 months in 100% French Oak, primarily neutral. It is unfined and unfiltered.”

Jay’s Take: “This is a really unique inaugural release zinfandel that yielded only 151 cases. Produced by it’s sister label Skinner Vineyards, the name “six horse” is derived from the 6-hp engine that was utilized at the winery during the late 1800′s.”

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2010 Sailor’s Grave Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley)

index.173847$39.95/bottle or $34.95/bottle on six +

Winery Tasting Notes: 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Syrah, 2% Merlot, 2% Malbec
“Radiates deep plum and ruby-colored hues, and will continue to improve for up to15 years (don’t forget to decant!). The aromas are well defined with concentrated cassis and ripe black cherry, backed by mocha and toasted vanilla notes. On the palate, this full-bodied tannic cabernet has firm mid-palate presence and loads of cellar-worthy potential. As the spectrum of flavors unfolds, the huckleberry and raspberry give way to a complex mocha, coffee, vanilla matrix -all balanced under the fruit notes, giving the wine a tingly and silky finish. This is a serious cabernet sauvignon – a truly wonderful splurge. Try it with a mushroom-encrusted filet mignon served with sun-dried tomato compote and a side of roasted blue potatoes with sea salt. When cellared properly, will drink well through 2030.”

Jay’s Take: “One of the most unique wines in stock, let alone, one of the most unique labels.  But don’t let labels fool you, this wine is legit.”

 

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We’ve generated quite a following with our Saturday series of Wine Club tastings.  But, if you can’t make Saturday’s tasting and want to purchase some of these wines…feel free to use our online order site.

If you have any questions…feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience by replying to this email or calling me at 530-823-0320 x105.

Cheers,
Jay

Chasing Lions Cabernet is Back and Better than Ever!

If you are looking for a fantastic California Cabernet that’s not too heavy, has great fruit, is super-smooth, and is a real “easy drinker,” then this is your wine!  The 2012 Chasing Lions Cabernet Sauvignon has no hard edges and is all about pleasure.  This is not a wine to over think, and pick apart, but it’s just a great wine to sit back and enjoy with anything, especially pizza! Last time we carried this wine, it was one of the best selling wines both for it’s character and great price point.  You would be hard pressed to believe this wine is under 20 bucks!  Today we are rolling back time and offering this wine at a discount not seen for years.  We secured a pretty sweet deal on 10 cases of this crowd pleaser of a wine, so click any of the links or the “BUY NOW” button and get your slice of the pie!

photocs.1010592012 Chasing Lions Cabernet Sauvignon (California)

$14.99/bottle or $11.99/bottle on six +

Varieties: 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot

Winery Tasting Notes:
“Rich in structure, the 2012 Chasing Lions has dark fruit aromas of black cherries, violets, and cassis. Blackberry, anise and raspberry notes enhance the bouquet. Like its predecessors, the 2012 has the structure and finesse to allow it to develop for at least an additional 5-7 years.”

We have 10 cases in stock that are ready to be picked up and/or shipped today.  Feel free to order by calling, replying to this email, or using our online shop!  As always, thank you for your time and consideration!

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Cheers,
Jay

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FARM Wines Make an Encore for Saturday Tasting

If you missed last Saturday’s Wine Club Member tasting, then you are in luck!  Last week we featured some of the newest arrivals to Carpe Vino, and they are all fantastic.  With a wide variety of wines, there is a little something for everyone again this week. All have terrific discounts, and two of which, are inaugural releases from acclaimed winemaker John Anthony Truchard.  So, drop by CV from 12noon to 4pm, and taste what all the excitement is about. (Please remember two person maximum per wine club membership)

 

 

FARM Chardonnay 2013 (Napa Valley)

FARMC.144311$24.95/bottle or $21/bottle on six +

Winery Tasting Notes:
“The Chardonnay grapes all come from sustainably farmed, small lot vineyards in the Napa Valley. The 2013 vintage is from several plots on the southern edge of Napa Valley in the Carneros appellation. The wine is exposed to just enough oak to provide a backdrop of vanilla, without being over powering, and then put through secondary fermentation to create a silky smooth creaminess.”

Jay’s Take:  “Created as a middle tier offering from the John Anthony Family wines, this chardonnay is brand new! John Anthony produces some of the finest wines in Napa Valley, and you got to try it!”

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Matrix Zinfandel 2011 (Russian River Valley)

matrix.145930$27.95/bottle or $19.99/bottle on six +

Winery Tasting Notes:
“Subtle aromas of blackberry, blueberry and oak mingle with baking spices. The smooth entry reveals luscious flavors as the wine glides across your palate and lingers. Brambly berries mix with a bit of plum, the perfect touch of black pepper and just a hint of bosc pear in the finish to create a lovely essence of flavors. Round and rich, this Zin offers an elegant sophistication not often found in the varietal. Try pairing with rack of lamb or moussaka.”

Jay’s Take:  “This zinfandel is made in the style that we all know and love from Russian River.  Great fruit with just a touch of Petite Sirah to add another layer of structure and finesse. Take my word for it, this Zin is the real deal!”

 

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2008 Waterstone “Study in Blue” Red Wine (Napa Valley)

Waterstone_studyinblue-152x362.150123$29.95/bottle or $24.95/bottle on six +

Winery Tasting Notes:
“Well-established hillside vineyards are the foundation of this wine, giving the finished blend its intense inner core of fruit. The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes were sourced from hillsides of Oakville, Rutherford and Spring Mountain District. Merlot and the Syrah were drawn from Truchard Vineyards in northern Carneros. With its blue hues and pronounced blueberry aromas, this distinct blend (39% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 25% Syrah) is a study in blue. Bordeaux varieties provide the framework, while Syrah transports the blend to a realm all its own. It’s simply, Kind of Blue.”

Jay’s Take:  “This is a really cool wine for the simple fact that it is so limited due to the 2008 vintage.  However, the quality was high, and that is evident in this wine.  Like Gary Gershwin said, “Study in Blue is a true ‘sleeper,’ a wine that you learn about through word of mouth, or more likely from your local wine guru.”

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FARM Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley)

FARMCAB.150249$44.95/bottle or $35/bottle on six +

Winery Tasting Notes:
“These 420 cases of the inaugural vintage of FARM Cabernet Sauvignon come from small, sustainably farmed vineyards in the Napa Valley. Each site is selected for its contribution to the blend. Certain sites provide the structure and tannins while others provide the deep cassis and blackberry flavors for which Napa Valley Cabernet is known.”

Jay’s Take: “One of our best cabernet’s in stock right now.  This inaugural release is all Napa Valley fruit, and you save over 20% when you purchase a six pack!”

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If you can’t make Saturday’s tasting and want to purchase some of these wines…feel free to use our online order site and enter “JayJ” in the Order Notes Section to make sure you receive the best discounts available.

If you have any questions…feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience by replying to this email or calling me at 530-823-0320 x105.

Cheers,
Jay

New Shiner Wine Selections are in the Pipeline

SHINER_fin.154303When we introduced our house brand “Shiner” last year, the 150 cases of our inaugural Napa cab sold out quickly.  So, we were pumped—of course—to find the next entry in our budding series.  Drew has searched relentlessly for wine that will meet our quality and value standards, but he has been stymied over the past six months because of a low-production vintage in 2011 and the resulting dearth of juice in the market.

With much improved harvests in both the 2012 and 2013 vintages, however, the wine drought is over and we expect to release two new Shiner wines in the coming months.  First up is another Napa cab, with just 30 cases available.  This is an up-market selection, but we think—no, we’re confident—that it will sell out quickly.

Drew has also located an incredibly tasty Bordeaux blend from Paso Robles and because we plan to acquire 200 cases, it could end up being both a $40 and $75 Wine Club selection. . .we’ll see. Also, we’re zeroing in on two other wines, so stay tuned for some amazing values in wine!

In the event you are not familiar with the concept behind our Shiner brand, check out our web site at www.shinerwines.com.

Cheers,

gary

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Complimentary Wine Club Member Tasting Returns

Calling all Wine Club Members, it’s time for Saturday’s Tasting!  For the last month, we’ve offered some pretty exclusive wines to taste that you typically don’t see open just anywhere.  This week, we are shifting gears, and offering wines that are geared toward the “daily drinker” style wines that are also fantastic. Saturday’s featured wines are some of the newest additions to CV, and two of the wines are inaugural releases that you won’t find anywhere but CV!  So, come on down between 12noon and 4pm to snag some great wine at great discounts. You all know the drill by now, so here is what we are pouring: (Please remember two person maximum per wine club membership)

 

2013 FARM Chardonnay (Napa Valley)

Farm.161718$24.95/bottle or $21/bottle on six +

Winery Notes:
The Chardonnay grapes all come from the sustaninably farmed, small lot vineyards in the Napa Valley.  The 2013 vintage is from several plots on the southern edge of Napa Valley in the Carneros appellation.  The wine is exposed to just enough oak to provide a backdrop of vanilla, without being overpowering, and then put through secondary fermentation to create silky smooth creaminess.

Jay’s Take:  “Created as a middle tier offering from the John Anthony Family wines, this chardonnay is brand new! John Anthony produces some of the finest wines in Napa Valley, and you get to be the first to try it!”

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Matrix Zinfandel 2011 (Russian River Valley)

MT.092147$27.95/bottle or $19.99/bottle on six +

Winery Tasting Notes:
“Subtle aromas of blackberry, blueberry and oak mingle with baking spices. The smooth entry reveals luscious flavors as the wine glides across your palate and lingers. Brambly berries mix with a bit of plum, the perfect touch of black pepper and just a hint of bosc pear in the finish to create a lovely essence of flavors. Round and rich, this Zin offers an elegant sophistication not often found in the varietal. Try pairing with rack of lamb or moussaka.”

Jay’s Take:  “This zinfandel is made in the style that we all know and love from Russian River.  Great fruit with just a touch of Petite Sirah to add another layer of structure and finesse. Take my word for it, this Zin is the real deal!”

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Kismet “Papa’s All Blacks” Red Wine (North Coast)

PapasAllBLack-152x362.12044124.99/bottle or $17.99/bottle on six +

“Wine Advocate” Tasting Notes:
“A field blend of assorted grapes that pays tribute to the growers who planted some of California?s most historic vineyard sites back in the late 1800s. Sweet floral notes meld into dark red fruit, asphalt, sweet spices and licorice as the 2011 opens in the glass. Juicy and seductive, this is an excellent choice for drinking over the next few years. Anticipated maturity: 2013-2021.”

Jay’s Take: “We first featured the 2011 Papa’s All-Blacks Red Blend as a wine club wine in July.  It turned out to be a truely stunning wine, both because of the taste and price and people kept coming back for more!”

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Waterstone “Study in Blue” Red Wine 2008 (Napa Valley)

Waterstone_studyinblue-152x362.120946$29.95/bottle or $24.95/bottle on six +

Winery Tasting Notes:
“Well-established hillside vineyards are the foundation of this wine, giving the finished blend its intense inner core of fruit. The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes were sourced from hillsides of Oakville, Rutherford and Spring Mountain District. Merlot and the Syrah were drawn from Truchard Vineyards in northern Carneros. With its blue hues and pronounced blueberry aromas, this distinct blend (39% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 25% Syrah) is a study in blue. Bordeaux varieties provide the framework, while Syrah transports the blend to a realm all its own. It’s simply, Kind of Blue.”

Jay’s Take:  “This is a really cool wine for the simple fact that it is so limited due to the 2008 vintage.  However, the quality was high, and that is evident in this wine.  Like Gary Gershwin said, “Study in Blue is a true ‘sleeper,’ a wine that you learn about through word of mouth, or more likely from your local wine guru.”

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We will have one bonus bottle open that you surely won’t want to miss. It is also an inaugural release, and nobody has it anywhere.  If you can’t make Saturday’s tasting and want to purchase some of these wines…feel free to use our online order site and enter “JayJ” in the Order Notes Section to make sure you receive the best discounts available.

If you have any questions…feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience by replying to this email or calling me at 530-823-0320 x105.

Cheers,
Jay

Gary Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue”

Waterstone_6pck_sm1.075744Blue is a color I associate closely with skies, oceans and depression. . .but it isn’t a hue that is top of mind when I think about wine.  No, that would be purple, but I’ll give you it is a short distance on the spectrum from one to the other.

After enjoying a couple of glasses of Waterstone Winery’s 2008 “Study in Blue” with a perfectly medium-rare chunk of Brand Little’s line-caught salmon, however, I filed such thoughts under “never mind.”  And I think you’ll concur when you learn that we’re offering this wine at 44% off WSRP (winery suggested retail price) of $45.  We have 20 cases available for $29.99 per bottle or $24.99 each when you purchase six or more.

Waterstone’s “Study in Blue” is a wine you’ve never heard of for one simple reason:  even though this is the second vintage, it has really never been widely distributed in the retail wine market, even in California.  That’s because after it was introduced at a Premier Napa event, a Japanese importer was smitten by this amazing juice and immediately snagged nearly the entire vintage.

That was 2007, and long-time Wine Enthusiast critic Steve Heimoff (now an educator and “evangelist” for a wine conglomerate) rated Study in Blue 93 points, and waxed lustily (in November 2011):  “This blend of cabernet sauvignon, syrah and merlot stands up well against far more expensive Napa Valley cult cabs. It’s softly tannic, rich and decadently delicious in blackberry and cherry pie filling, licorice, chocolate, baking spice and sandalwood flavors. Gorgeous, dry and generous. It’s a wine to drink now.”  The 2008 vintage reprises many of these same attributes.

Waterstone’s wine-making mantra is simple and altruistic:  produce luxury wines at affordable pricing. . .wines for the rest of us.  Winemaker Phillip Zorn and partner Brent Shortridge have done just that with a portfolio packed with Napa juice priced at $22 or less.  It does populate the higher end as well with cabs and its unique blend, Study in Blue, that I would have more aptly named “Rhapsody in Blue,” because it evokes the sublime, dreaminess so persistent in the ground-breaking jazz of George Gershwin.

Unfortunately in the name game of winemaking, that moniker is already in use by Nissley Vineyards and Winery Estate of Bainbridge, PA, of all places.  It is the handle for—get this—a white wine packaged in a cobalt blue bottle with matching blue capsule ($10.90 per bottle).

Study in Blue is a true “sleeper,” a wine that you learn about through word of mouth, or more likely from your local wine guru. . .Big Daddy (though there are 55 pounds less of me to go around these days).  Word up, better jump on this deal because when it’s gone, there ain’t no more at Carpe Vino.  That same Japanese firm sucked up most of the 2008 vintage, so there is a very limited supply for the U.S. domestic market.

Winery Tasting Notes:  With its blue hues and pronounced blueberry aromas, this distinct blend of cabernet sauvignon, merlot and syrah is a study in blue. Bordeaux varieties provide the framework, while syrah transports the blend to a realm all its own. It’s simply, Kind of Blue.

Alcohol Level:  14.5%
Cases Produced:  1,204
Blend:  39% cabernet sauvignon, 36% merlot, 25% syrah
Winemaker:   Philip Zorn

So roust yourself from the funk you are in and tickle the “Buy Now” button to order your six bottles of the Waterstone’s 2008 Study in Blue.  Not sure?  If you’re local, come in and get a slurp from Jay, Steve, Beth or whoever is manning the wine bar.  If I’m there, I’ll resist the temptation to say “told you so!”

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Cheers,

gary

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Back by Popular Demand…Martinelli Family Wines

Good News!  For those of you that could not make it last Saturday, we are pouring the Martinelli Family Wines for an encore.  This is the last chance “to try before you buy” before they are gone, and no, it is not Martinelli’s Sparkling Apple Cider! The Martinelli Family is among the finest growers of fine wine grapes in all of Sonoma County since the 1880′s.  They have extradordinary sites for great wines, and are among the best producers in California for Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Zinfandel.  Helen Turly’s influence here (Winemaker from 1993-2010) is evident in the intense flavors and balance of these great wines.  These wines are limited production and each vineyard is hand farmed very carefully, producing only the finest quality fruit.  There is a nominal tasting fee of $10-per-person because these wines are so exclusive, however, purchase a six pack, and the fee is waived.  So, drop by CV Saturday, and get these wines while we have them in stock.

 

Martinelli “Bella Vigna” Chardonnay 2009 (Russian River Valley)

Marinelli_bellaVigna09ChardSonoma-152x362.073625$39.95/bottle or $34.95/bottle on six +

Winery Tasting Notes:
“This wine is a blend of selected single vineyard Chardonnay estate grapes, with the majority of the grapes coming from our Lolita Ranch and Charles Ranch Vineyards. The 2009 Bella Vigna Chardonnay has flavors of bright lemon, mineral, juicy ripe pear, with a weighty texture in the mouth. Aromas include caramel, toast, lemon and spice.”

Jay’s Take: “This is a really elegant wine. This chardonnay sees the same treatment as all their single vineyard, Parker Scoring wines, but at a fraction of the cost.  Lolita Ranch and Charles Ranch Chardonnay’s consistently score in the 90′s year after year.  This vintage won’t be around much longer.”

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Martinelli “Bella Vigna” Pinot Noir 2012 (Russian River Valley)

Martinelli_pinotnoir-152x362.074122$44.95/bottle or Wine Club Discounts Apply

Winery Tasting Notes:
“The 2012 Bella Vigna Pinot Noir exhibits a nose of currant, cherry, licorice and savory tapenade. The palate is supple black and red fruits, generously structured for early enjoyment.”

Jay’s Take: “This vintage of Bella Vigna is easily the best since the highly acclaimed 2002 vintage.  They take wine from barrels of their other single vineyard pinots and then blend them to make this wine.  The flavor of this wine alone will have you buying this wine by the boat load.”

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Martinelli “Giuseppe & Luisa” Zinfandel 2012 (Russian River Valley)

MartinelliZin-152x362.074248$64.95/bottle or Wine Club Discounts Apply

Winery Tasting Notes:
The 2012 Giuseppe and Luisa Zinfandel has a superbly ripe nose of blackberry, bright cherry bramble, plum, orange and mint. The palate is poised and centered red raspberry, cassis, golden currants and plum. Drink 2014 – 2022.

Jay’s Take:  “The 2011 vintage received a 94 point score from Parker, and this vintage will likely score higher once it is reviewed.  The “G&L” is made from the Jackhass and Jackass Hill clones which typically retail around 100 bucks and up.”

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Martinelli “Terra Felice” Syrah 2009 (Russian River Valley)

Marinelli_syrah-152x362.074456$44.95/bottle or $38.95/bottle on six +

Winery Tasting Notes:
“The Terra Felice Syrah is a proprietary blend of some of our best Syrah vineyards. It has aromas of vanilla, sweet tobacco, and bacon, and is laden with flavors of raspberry and currents.”

Jay’s Take: “I cracked this bottle open to try last night, and was immediately captivated.  Easily one of the best syrah’s in CV right now.  It also is comprised of the barrels from their other single vineyard syrah’s.  A must see!”

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We’ve generated quite a following with our Saturday series of Wine Club tastings, and this weekend will be no different. But, if you can’t make Saturday’s tasting and want to purchase some of these wines…feel free to use our online order site and enter “JayJ” in the Order Notes Section to make sure you receive the best discounts available.

If you have any questions…feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience by replying to this email or calling me at 530-823-0320 x105.

Cheers,
Jay

Saturday Tasting Line-up

This Saturday’s tasting, we are featuring the amazing Martinelli Family Vineyards. The Martinelli Family is among the finest growers of fine wine grapes in all of Sonoma County since the 1880′s.  They have extradordinary sites for great wines, and are among the best producers in California for Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and ZinfandelHelen Turely’s influence here (Winemaker from 1993-2010) is evident in the intense flavors and balance of these great wines.  These wines are limited production and each vineyard is hand farmed very carefully, producing only the finest quality fruit.  So, don’t miss your chance to “try before you buy” these wines, because an opportunity to get these exclusive wines is unparalleled.  There will be a nominal tasting fee of $10-per-person, however, the kicker is, we will waive the tasting charge when you purchase a six pack!  We have every expectation that our Wine Club Members will understand why we are doing this, due to value of the wines being tasted.  Here is what we are pouring:

 

 

Martinelli “Bella Vigna” Chardonnay 2009 (Russian River Valley)

Marinelli_bellaVigna09ChardSonoma-152x362.102250$39.95/bottle or $34.95/bottle on six +

Winery Tasting Notes:
“This wine is a blend of selected single vineyard Chardonnay estate grapes, with the majority of the grapes coming from our Lolita Ranch and Charles Ranch Vineyards. The 2009 Bella Vigna Chardonnay has flavors of bright lemon, mineral, juicy ripe pear, with a weighty texture in the mouth. Aromas include caramel, toast, lemon and spice.”

Jay’s Take: “Really cool wine, especially with this discount!  This chardonnay sees the same treatment as all their single vineyard, Parker Scoring wines, but at a fraction of the cost.  Lolita Ranch and Charles Ranch Chardonnay’s consistently score in the 90′s year after year.  This vintage won’t be around much longer.”

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Martinelli “Bella Vigna” Pinot Noir 2012 (Russian River Valley)

Bella-Vigna-Pinot-Noir.103130$44.95/bottle or Wine Club Discounts Apply

Winery Tasting Notes:
“The 2012 Bella Vigna Pinot Noir exhibits a nose of currant, cherry, licorice and savory tapenade. The palate is supple black and red fruits, generously structured for early enjoyment.”

Jay’s Take: “This vintage of Bella Vigna is easily the best since the highly acclaimed 2002 vintage.  They take wine from barrels of their other single vineyard pinots and then blend them to make this wine.  The flavor of this wine alone will have you buying this wine by the boat load.”

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Martinelli “Giuseppe & Luisa” Zinfandel 2012 (Russian River Valley)

MartinelliZin-152x362.103821$64.95/bottle or Wine Club Discounts Apply

Winery Tasting Notes:
The 2012 Giuseppe and Luisa Zinfandel has a superbly ripe nose of blackberry, bright cherry bramble, plum, orange and mint. The palate is poised and centered red raspberry, cassis, golden currants and plum. Drink 2014 – 2022.

Jay’s Take:  “The 2011 vintage received a 94 point score from Parker, and this vintage will likely score higher once it is reviewed.  The “G&L” is made from the Jackhass and Jackass Hill clones which typically retail around 100 bucks and up.”

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Martinelli “Terra Felice” Syrah 2009 (Russian River Valley)

Terra-Felice-Syrah.104650$44.95/bottle or $38.95/bottle on six +

Winery Tasting Notes:
“The Terra Felice Syrah is a proprietary blend of some of our best Syrah vineyards. It has aromas of vanilla, sweet tobacco, and bacon, and is laden with flavors of raspberry and currents.”

Jay’s Take: “I cracked this bottle open to try last night, and was immediately captivated.  Also, comprised of the barrels from their single vineyard syrah’s, this baby is the one!”

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We’ve generated quite a following with our Saturday series of Wine Club tastings, and this weekend will be no different. But, if you can’t make Saturday’s tasting and want to purchase some of these wines…feel free to use our online order site and enter “JayJ” in the Order Notes Section to make sure you receive the best discounts available.

If you have any questions…feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience by replying to this email or calling me at

530-823-0320 x105.

Cheers,
Jay

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