Rhône Tasting

09 Jan Rhône Tasting

Saturday, January 11
12 to 4pm
In our Event Space

Join us to sample a series of awesome wines from the Chave family, including a special treat library release of the 2015 Hermitage Blanche! And bonus, we’re also sampling two goodies from Domaine des 3 Cellier, including a stunning white Chateauneuf that you won’t be able to get off your mind.

2017 J.L. Chave Saint-Joseph Blanc “Circa”
On Sale $27.99
Bold and ripe, with a mix of nectarine, white peach and creamed melon flavors, framed by toasted macadamia nut and salted butter accents. Maintains enough juicy energy to carry its weight. Drink now through 2023. 87 cases imported.
92 Points, The Wine Spectator

2015 J.L. Chave Hermitage Blanche
On Sale $64.99
Ripe and enticing in feel, with a waxy-edged core of creamed yellow apple, nectarine and mirabelle plum notes, infused liberally with warm brioche and toasted macadamia nut accents, all while maintaining cut and focus through the finish. Drink now through 2030. 21 cases imported.
94 Points, The Wine Spectator

2015 J.L. Chave Hermitage “Farconnet”
On Sale $64.99
Ripe and fleshy in feel, with an open-knit personality to the mix of steeped blackberry and black cherry compote flavors, backed by warmed anise, smoldering black tea and loam notes. Offers well-integrated grip through the finish, making this approachable while giving it staying power. Drink now through 2032. 25 cases imported.
94 Points, The Wine Spectator

2017 J.L. Chave Cotes du Rhone “Mon Coeur”
On Sale $18.99 (750ml), $37.99 (magnums)
Bold dark cherry compote flavors are liberally laced with violet, savory and singed anise notes. Features a nice flash of warm earth through the finish. Syrah, Grenache and Mourvèdre. Drink now through 2021.
90 Points, The Wine Spectator

2017 Domaine de 3 Cellier Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc “Insolente”
On Sale $32.99
Pale gold. Ripe orchard and pit fruits on the deeply perfumed nose, which picks up hints of vanilla and buttered toast with air. Fleshy and broad in the mouth, offering appealingly sweet pear liqueur and peach nectar flavors and a touch of smokiness. Finishes long and smooth, featuring repeating vanilla and pear notes and a touch of refreshingly bitter citrus pith.
90 Points, Vinous
90 Points, Jeb Dunnuck

2017 Domaine de 3 Cellier “Le Sentiers des Terroirs,” Gigondas AOP
On Sales $24.99
Covering close to 35 acres across Chateâuneuf-du-Pape, this estate is run by the three Cellier brothers, Ludovics, Julien and Benoit. They release a number of cuvees, all of which are unique and on the pleasure bent side of things. This is a blend of 80% Grenache , 10% Syrah & 10% Mourvèdre. The Le Sentier des Terroirs is nicely textured and rich, with excellent aromas of white pepper, black cherry, spice box and dried flowers. A great finish from a wine that shines for its purity and elegance just as much for its richness and depth.
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