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New England Wine & Spirits

Saturday August 18

1:00 to 4:00

1.  Love Block Sauvignon Block, Marlborough                    $22.99          Sale $18.99

Loveblock is the label of Erica and Kim Crawford, former owners of one of New Zealand's most famous brands.  The nose is a soft synthesis of peach, cantaloupe, lemon-lime, watermelon rind and warm stone minerality, while the palate is all about texture.

Sashimi, oysters, soft shell crab, lemongrass based dishes


2.  Macon-Fuisse, Thibert                                                          $17.99          Sale $14.99

Macon-Fuissé is a small appellation on the lower slope beneath Pouilly-Fuissé. The wines are only marginally less rich than their more famous neighbor, and offer a racy, high-quality Chardonnay that is a great value.  Macon Fuisse is a bright fruity wine with elegant white peach characters. Great balance and equilibrium. Very long finish and a great bargain.

Perfect with all seafood and poultry dishes.


3.  Patz & Hall Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast                        $34.99           Sale $24.99

For over two decades Patz & Hall has been seeking out the very best small, family-owned Chardonnay and Pinot Noir vineyards in California and establishing long-term relationships with the talented winegrowers who farm these world-class sites.  This wine has hints of subtle pineapple, honeysuckle, green apple skin and citrus oil. It is medium-bodied and refreshing, with terrific fruit purity and a ripe, medium to full-bodied palate with zesty acidity.


4.  Sokol Blosser Rose of Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley             $18.99           Sale $14.99 

Sokol Blosser is a family owned vineyard and winery started in 1971.  This is a lovely, crisp, dry rose with just a touch of residual sugar. Aromas of strawberry jam. Flavors of fresh squeezed pink grapefruit juice, raspberry and cranberry. Round in the mid palate, bright acid on the finish.

Fresh seasonal fruit, wild salmon, seared Ahi tuna salad or crab ceviche.


5.  Landmark Pinot Noir, Sonoma/Monterey                     $24.99           Sale $19.99

This is a juicy, cherry-dominated, spicy, effusively fruity style of Pinot Noir that is medium-bodied and shows a touch of strawberries and spice.  Attractive fruit, spice and savory elements interact through the finish.

Grilled salmon, pan seared five-spice duck breast or grilled vegetables drizzled with olive oil, a few drops of balsamic glaze.


6.  Bellarina Meritage, Knights Valley                            $22.99          Sale $19.99

Knight’s Valley is one of the best sites in Sonoma County for Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.

Bellarina Meritage blends Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot to create an accessible, rich, full-flavored red wine. The wine has nuances of blackberry, dark plum, mocha, and baking spice impressions in the aroma and flavors

Grilled Cowboy Steak, tuna steak, or beets, bibb lettuce and onion salad.


Check out our other August In-Store Wine Specials