January 2019 Manager’s Picks

January 2019 Manager Picks.

El Coto Rioja (Spain) In the wine glass it presents a clean, bright cherry color with a garnet edge. On the nose it maintains the freshness of the fruit, with notes of vanilla and the most emblematic aromas of toasted oak. On the palate it is silky and persistent presenting a taste of well blended spice. Food pairing. Versatile and easy to pair with meats, fish, cheeses. $12.99

Vale Reale Vigneto Di Popoli Montepuliano D’Abruzzo (Italy) This wine is surprisingly concentrated. With silky tannins and layers of dark berry fruit and spices, this is a rich and aromatic Montepulciano d’Abruzzo. Full-bodied and firm, yet supple. It is ready to be enjoyed with hearty pasta dishes, roasted poultry or lamb, and slow cooked ribs. $17.99

Bogle Phantom Red Blend (California) A mysterious apparition of ripe berry and relentless spice, returns to haunt wine lovers. Full of concentration and intensity, this wine will tease, tantalize and linger long after the last sip is gone. Wild berries, black pepper are framed by the influence of oak aging with baking spices and a hint of toasty vanilla. $19.99

Argiolas Costamolino Vermentino (Sardinia) Straw yellow with light green tinges. The nose is subtle, intense and delicate, with good primary and secondary aromas. The palate is fresh and dry, sapid, with pleasant delicate and fine feel. $14.99