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March Wines of the Month

2017 Mastroberardino, “Novaserra” Greco di Tufo, Campania, Italy
Regularly $15.99, Special March Price $13.59
The Mastroberardino family has rescued and relaunched the ancient Greco di Tufo vine, which was near extinction. Deep straw yellow color. Prominent hints of apricot, pear, apple, peach, citrus, green almond, with hints of sage and mineral notes. Good acidity on the palate, mineral, flavors of ripe fruits. Great structure and a distinctive sapidity.

2018 Castello di Neive, Langhe Arneis, Piedmont, Italy
Regularly $18.99, Special March Price $16.14
Tradition, research, and creativity make up the philosophy of the Castello di Neive winery. The Stupino family who runs the estate, embrace this winemaking philosophy and try to meld a centuries-old heritage of winemaking while embracing new technologies and research. Straw yellow with greenish reflections. Floral, delicate, fresh and inviting with lingering aromas and just a suggestion of almond on the finish.

2017 Tissier, Sancerre, Loire Valley, France
Regularly $24.99, Special March Price $21.24
Domaine Roland Tissier and Sons, based in Sancerre in the Cher  have been winegrowers for 3 generations. Cultivated on chalky, chalky-clay and flint soils, the vines are aged about 25 years. This ripe and fruity wine is softly textured, with only a hint of minerality. Broad white fruits are freshly cut by citrus to give a lifted character to the fullness of the wine.

2018 The Four Graces, Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, Oregon
Regularly $19.99, Special March Price $16.99
This lively and refreshing wine offers beautiful bright aromas of ripe pineapple, Meyer lemon and honeysuckle flower mingle in the glass. The palate continues with fresh lemon and orange zest followed by a touch of smooth quince, which leads into a vibrant lingering acidity.

2016 Klein Constantia, Chardonnay, Western Cape, South Africa
Regularly $19.99, Special March Price $16.99
Klein Constantia is set amidst ancient trees on the upper foothills of the Constantiaberg mountains, the perfect location for cool climate wines. Bright in color with flavors of limes and apples on the nose. The palate is medium bodied, well balanced and is lifted by a mineral freshness.

2018 Muga, Rosado, Rioja, Spain
Regularly $12.99, Special March Price $10.99
Like the other wines from Bodegas Muga, is produced from vineyards in the highest altitude zones of Rioja Alta. Farmed completely sustainably and organically, but uncertified. On the nose it is full of fruity nuances, very intense and complex, with reminders of stone fruit such as apricots and lactic, pastry-shop notes. On the palate it proves a balanced wine with good length, perfectly combining its acidity and freshness.

2018 Semeli, “Feast” Agiorgitiko, Peloponnese, Greece
Regularly $14.99, Special March Price $12.69
Selected vineyards from the slopes of Nemea region at 350-450 m and semi-mountainous area of Trifylia respectively. Bright, youthful, ruby red in color. Intense on the nose, with plums, cherries, blackberries and herbs undertones. Well balanced mouth with freshness, medium body and velvety tannins.

2017 Ken Wright Cellars, Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon
Regularly $25.99, Special March Price $22.09
The Ken Wright Cellars Willamette Valley Pinot Noir is a cuvee made from many of Ken Wright’s single vineyard Pinot Noir sites. Ripe rainier cherry, red plum and blackberry are nestled between notes of rose petal, cedar and turned earth. The wine is vibrant and lively on the palate with a generous finish.

2018 Castellare di Castellina, Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy
Regularly $24.99, Special March Price $21.24
Located in the Chianti Classico commune of Castellina, this Castellare offering is comprised primarily of the local Sangiovese grape, Sangioveto.  A bright ruby red in color, this Chianti Classico shows well-integrated aromas of tart red cherries, tobacco, sunbaked earth, and a hint of cedar spice.  On the palate, firm structure and refreshing acidity.

2015 Ramirez de la Piscina, Rioja Crianza, Rioja, Spain
Regularly $19.99, Special March Price $16.99
Traditionally styled Rioja Crianza. Characteristic red fruit aromatics of vineyards planted in San Vicente de la Sonsierra, with delicate notes of coffee and spice from oak ageing. 15 months in American and French oak barrels in underground cellars followed by 5 months in stainless steel for natural fining and settling. Once bottled, the wine ages underground for at least 8 months.

2017 Quinta da Chocapalha, Tinto, Lisboa, Portugal
Regularly $12.99, Special March Price $10.99
Fermented in traditional granite lagares and stainless steel, this blend of indigenous grapes  is then refined for 18 months in French oak barriques. Deep violet in color with a powerful bouquet of ripe black fruit, spice and rose, this tinto is elegant on the palate with soft tannins and vibrant acidity leading to a long and expressive finish.

2014 Lapostolle, “Le Rouge” red blend, Pavel Valley, Chile
Regularly $19.99, Special March Price $16.99
Intense and deep red with violet edges. The wine begins with aromas of red and black fruits such as sour cherry and berries along with spice notes. On the palate this shows good fruit expression with soft tannins delivering an extra dose of elegance.