448 Common Street
Belmont, MA
617-489-WINE (9463)

Mon - Sat: 10am − 9pm
Sun: 12 − 6pm
Get Directions

Weekend Wine Tastings

Organic Wine Tasting with “Action Jackson” Jarmon of Mise Wines
Friday, August 11th, 5 to 8pm

Featured Wines

2016 Mica Vinho Branco, Vinho Verde, Portugal
Regularly $16.99, Tasting Price $14.44
Vinibio is a group of organic and biodynamic grape producers that decided to join their harvests to produce high quality organic wines. The 2016 vintage has Azal and Arinto as varietals. The slow fermentation and the grapes give elegance and freshness. Intense citrus and green apple notes, with a wet stone mineral character. Even though coming from a warm year, shows freshness in aroma.

2012 Tour Grise Les Amandiers Blanc, Loire Valley, France
Regularly $24.99, Tasting Price $20.99
Aromatic and dry, straw, apple skins, ripe apple flesh and limestone acidity drive the flavor profile on this complex wine. Enjoy with something savory, especially fish or cheese courses.

2016 Les Brebis Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon
Regularly $19.99, Tasting Price $16.99
Les Brebis is a small, family-owned winery specializing in Pinot Noir from Oregon’s Eola-Amity Hills. They source sustainably grown grapes from some of the best vineyards in this region. Light and elegant, this Pinot is fruit forward – cherries, raspberries and blackberries – with some spicy characteristics.  It has pleasant acidity, typical for Eola Hills wines, which makes it very easy to pair with food.

2015 Les Brebis Eola Amity Hills Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon
Regularly $26.99, Tasting 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 a Vin or smoked ribs.

2015 Poggio Trevvalle  “Passera” Morellino di Scansano, Tuscany, Italy
Regularly $17.99, Tasting Price $14.99
Poggio Trevvalle wines are made from Sangiovese grapes coming from the 14 hectares of vineyards in the town of Grosetto. A refreshing play on Sangiovese, wild strawberry fruit with a touch of saline and iron minerality in the finish.

 

Georgian Wine Tasting with Kosta Chernikov
Saturday, August 12th, 4 to 7pm

Featured Wines

2015 Iveria Mtsvane, Kakheti
Regularly $14.99, Tasting Price $12.74
100% Mtsvane, meaning “green” in Georgian. Despite the name, the wine is very fruit driven, with strong acidity. This is one of the more aromatic grapes from Georgia and has a lovely note of mango skin. The wine is very dry. A great wine Mediterranean style chicken, fish.

2015 Didebuli Sachino White, Kakheti
Regularly $11.99, Tasting Price $9.99
100% Rkatsiteli, specially selected grapes that are picked later in the season. This extremely mild and pleasant pale straw color wine displays notes of sweet dried grape. Great to enjoy with food or on its own. A delicious pairing with fruit salads, apple pie and kiwi tart.

2015 KTW Rkatsiteli Qvevri, Kakheti
Regularly $17.99, Tasting Price $14.99
100% Rkatsiteli, meaning “red stem” is made using Georgian traditional wine making method. Using a qvevri, a clay, egg shaped vessel  buried under ground. This “orange wine” (referring to its amber color as a result of prolonged skin contact) acquires a full body texture and drinks more like a red. Bouquet of dried healing herbs and honey on the nose walnut notes on the finish. Try with Mediterranean style chicken or pork.

2015 Didebuli Sachino Red, Kakheti
Regularly 11.99, Tasting Price $9.99
70% Saperavi (red) 30% Rkatsiteli (white). This is a delightful, light, easy to drink medium dry wine. It has a garnet color and displays rich fruit aromas with notes of strawberry. Can be enjoyed chilled, by itself. Try with light salads, fruits.

2014 Georgian Valleys Saperavi, Kakheti
Regularly $15.99, Tasting Price $13.59
100% Saperavi, meaning dye or paint in Georgian, is a Teinturier-type grape variety (black skin and flesh). This wine has hints of pomegranate, cherry and under ripe plums. Notes of spice with hints of pepper. The wine is slightly oaked, well-balanced and smooth. A perfect wine for steak, lamb or pork.