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Several of the staff were fortunate to taste this week the mind expanding Slovenian wines of Edi Simcic and we had to share our three favorites with you on a flight. Plus a flight of eye opening dry Portuguese reds including the 94 point Chryseia.  And a flight of some of our best new world Grenache for your palate pleasure…

Edi Simcic White Flight 18 / 13.5 club

Simcic flight
Tokata 2010 (Friulano) Slovenia
Rebula Riserva 2010 Slovenia
Sauvignon Reserva 2009 Slovenia

Portuguese Red Flight 18 / 13.5 club

Portuguese Red Flight
Dow Vale do Bomfin 2012 Douro, Portugal
Prats & Symington Post Scriptum de Chryseia 2012 Douro, Portugal
Prats & Symington Chryseia 2012 Douro, Portugal

Grenache Flight 17 / 12.75 club

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Adelaida Grenache Estate 2011 Paso Robles
Eric Kent Barrel Climber 2011 Russian River Valley
D66 by Orin Swift 2012 Cotes Catalanes, France

 

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Of note, the beautiful wines of Jean-Claude Bessin from Chablis demonstrate how great Chardonnay can be when grown in the right place with over a century of refinement (don’t miss the Grand Cru!) In addition there is a trio of Pinot Noir from three distinct AVAs, and a flight of some of our favorite Cabernet Sauvignons also from 3 distinct places (including one from Spain that will surprise you…)

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Chablis Flight 21 / 15.75 club

Bessin la Fourchaume Premier Cru 2011
Bessin la Foret Premier Cru 2012
Bessin Valmur Grand Cru 2011

Pinot Noir Flight 15 / 11.25 club

Dancing Coyote 2013 Clarksburg
Luli 2013 Santa Lucia Highlands
Dutton Estate Karmen Isabella 2012 Russian River Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon Flight 24 / 18 club

Cultivar 2013 Napa
Kamen Estate 2011 Sonoma
Torres Mas La Plana 2010 Penedes, Spain

 

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Pouring a delicious flight of 3 new roses including an amazing organic Prosecco.  A flight of red wines that you should consider taking home as we negotiated great deals but have limited stock. Finally, an EPOCH flight assembled across two allocations — this flight will not last more than a week…

EPOCH sold out – now pouring 3 of our top Pinots:

Pinot Noir Flight 21 / 15.75 club

Anthill Sonoma Coast 2013 (organic)
Purple Hands Stoller Vyd Dundee Hills OR 2013
La Fenetre Rita’s Crown Vyd. Sta. Rita Hills 2010

Rose Flight 15 / 11.25 club

La Tordera Gabry Rose Prosecco Extra Dry Italy organic
Schloss Schonborn Pink Pinot Noir 2013 Rheingau, Germany
Chateau Vannieres Bandol Rose 2014 France

Red Flight 15 / 11.25 club

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Masi Tupungato Passo Doble 2012 Argentina – Malbec / Corvina
Chacewater Highlander 2012 Sierra Foothills – organic
Muscardini Cabernet Sauvignon Cassata Vyd 2011 Sonoma – organic

Epoch Red Flight 27 / 20.25 club

2-Epoch flight 2015-05-22
Epoch Estate Red 2012 Paso Robles
Epoch Authenticity 2012 Paso Robles
Epoch Block B Syrah 2012 Paso Robles

 

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Tasting flights include delicious new Alta Colina releases. The white flight features all Rhone varietals including an old world favorite for comparison. The red flight showcases Cabernet from Anywhere But California (not that we don’t love CA, but sometimes you need to get a broader perspective!)

White Flight 15 / 11.25 club

Clos des Miran Cotes-du-Rhone Blanc 2012 France
Alta Colina Estate Estate Grenache Blanc 2014 Paso Robles
Alta Colina 12 O’Clock High 2013 Paso Robles

Red Flight 15 / 11.25 club

McLaren Vale Cabernet Sauvignon Kangarilla Rd 2012 Australia
Double Canyon Cabernet Sauvignon Horse Heaven Hills 2013 Washington
Le Doyenné Cotes de Bordeaux 2005 France

Top Red Flight 21 / 15.75 club

Alta Colina Estate Mourvedre 2012 Paso Robles
Alta Colina Estate GSM 2011 Paso Robles
Alta Colina Old 900 Syrah 2011 Paso Robles

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Delightful Spanish Whites, three expressions of Tempranillo, and a top red flight of recent allocated arrivals where we only get 12 bottes including the new release of Orin Swift Machete… (click for Machete info)

Top Red Wine Flight 2015-04-25

Spanish White Flight 13 / 9.75 club

Paso a Paso Organic Blanco 2013 La Mancha, Spain (Sauvignon Blanc)
Torres Verdeo 2013 Rueda, Spain (Verdejo)
Torres Pazo Das Bruxas Albarino 2013 Riax Baixas, Spain

Tempranillo Flight 15 / 11.25 club

Torres Ibericos Crianza 2011 Rioja, Spain
Torres Celeste Crianza 2011 Ribera del Duero, Spain
Teso La Monja Almirez 2012 Toro, Spain

Top Red “1 case only” Flight 23 / 17.25 club

Orin Swift Machete 2013
Behrens Family Sainte Fumee 2012 Napa
Orin Swift Palermo Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Napa

 

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