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July Wines of the Month

2016 Domaine la Cabotte  Blanc, Rhone Valley, France
Regularly $16.99, July Special Price $14.44
Grenache Blanc and Clairette with a touch of Viogner. Clean, with stonefruits and a mineral driven finish. Would be a tasty pairing with shrimp ceviche or fluke crudo.

2014 Domaine des Huards “Romo” Cour Cheverny, Loire Valley, France
Regularly $21.99, July Special Price $18.69
100% Romorantin, a very rare grape varietal only found in this region. Textured with tangerine oil and pineapple fruit notes, you can feel the terroir of the clay and limestone soil. Have this with grilled branzino or red snapper with cockles.

2015 Fuori Strada Sicilia Rosato 1 Liter Tetra Pak, Sicily, Italy
Regularly $14.99, July Special Price $12.74
Organic farmed Nero d’Avola from Alcamo, Sicily in a 1 Liter Tetra Pak! Bright light pink, fresh ripe red berry and watermelon fruit with wild herbs. Savory and delicious by itself or with appetizers like fire roasted tomato gazpacho or arugula and pear salad. Crush this at the beach, a picnic, on a boat and camping or hiking. Works well at home too!

2014 Les Brebis Eola-Amity Hills Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon
Regularly $26.99, July Special Price $22.94
Only 247 cases produced from winemaker Ray Schaffer an Eola Hills specialist. From the volcanic soils of Zenith Vineyard in the Eola Hills this Pinot Noir is wild yeast fermented and aged in Burgundy barrels for 1 year. Ripe wild strawberry and cherry fruit with wild herbs and savory notes. Will pair well with arctic char or wild salmon but also with coque au vin or smoked ribs.

2014 Chateau le Payral Bergerac Rouge, Southwest, France
Regularly $14.99, July Special Price $12.74
Chateau le Payral is a small family run vineyard which covers 15 hillside hectares in the Bergerac and Saussignac appellations on the edges of the Dordogne, a stone’s throw from the Gironde. As is typical throughout Bergerac, the varietal makeup is similar to Bordeaux, with equal parts of Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Red and Black currant fruit with iron mineral notes, would be delightful with a hangar steak or smoked pork loin with roasted figs.

2015 Domaine la Cabotte “Garance”, Rhone Valley, France
Regularly $19.99, July Special Price $16.99
Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre. Big and bold with chewy tannins. A great pairing for grilled beef rib eye with potato puree and charred broccoli.

2016 Roland Tissier & Fils Sancerre, Loire Valley, France
Regularly $24.99, July Special Price $20.99
This is a mineral-driven wine with note of citrus and flowers on the nose. Tangy lime and pink grapefruit flavors stain the palate, accompanied by a deeper note of pear. Juicy, focused and pure, with impressive finishing clarity and stony persistence. There is no better food marriage than Sancerre and oysters.

2015 Cantine Mucci ‘Valentno’ Pecorino, Abruzzo, Italy
Regularly $19.99, July Special Price $16.99
Pecorino is all the rage in Abruzzo these days, recently rediscovered this grape used to be planted all over Abruzzo. Now it is back with producers in love with the fresh, juicy wines it can produce. This Pecorino is reminiscent of a high altitude white with great acidity and plenty of tropical fruit. The is a great wine for sheep milk cheeses like Pecorino.

NV The Doctor’s Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand
Regularly $16.99, July Special Price $14.44
Amazing Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc full of blackcurrant, tropical fruit and herbaceous aromas with a racy, crisp, off-dry finish. This beautiful and refreshing sipper would be amazing with any number of soft creamy cheeses.

2016 Schloss Gobelsburg ‘Gobelsburger Cistercian Rosé’, Kamptal, Austria
Regularly $16.99, July Special Price $14.44
Orange pith, strawberry and a subtle floral quality on the incisive, focused nose. Brisk and racy in the mouth, offering fresh, mineral-laced red berry and floral flavors that become sweeter as the wine opens up. Perfect for anytime whether for roast chicken, vegetarian options or on its own.

2015 Le Piane ‘Maggiorina’, Piedmont, Italy
Regularly $19.99, July Special Price $16.99
Maggiorina is a fabulous choice for readers on a budget. Floral, mid-weight and bright, the Maggiorina captures the essence of Alto Piedmonte. Sweet red cherry, tobacco, mint, pine and crushed flowers are some of the signatures in this delicate, lithe, high acid red. Pork Milanese and vegetable risotto would be a delicious pairing with this wine.

2015 Siete Domino Rioja Tinto, Rioja, Spain
Regularly $14.99, July Special Price $12.74
Fresh, floral, cherry red color, full scent, fruity and spicy tones of clove and vanilla aroma. This is the perfect unpretentious wine for tapas, pinchos, rices, pastas, vegetables, red meat, even fish.