February 2021 Manager’s Picks

February 2021 Manager Picks

The Wolf Trap Red Blend (South Africa) A classic Rhône-style blend of Syrah, Mourvèdre, and Viognier, this red wine has an intense, brooding nose and a silky texture on the palate. It shows exceptional balance with fresh, integrated acidity alongside a bright, svelte tannins. Syrah offers the spicy, peppery profile, while Mourvèdre adds austerity, red fruit, and body. The small addition of Viognier contributes a gentle perfume to the wine. $9.99

A to Z Pinot Noir (Oregon) The nose opens with vibrant notes of blackberry, blueberry, black cherry, raspberry, strawberry, red current, plum, thyme, sage and baking spices. . On the palate, the wine echoes the initial aromatics with juicy flavors of blue and red fruits and hints of secondary flavors like chocolate malt, duke de leche, coffee and a bit of earthiness. $20.99

A To Z Pinot Gris (Oregon) The A to Z Oregon Pinot Gris is refreshing and lithe on the palate. Aromas of Meyer lemon, lemon verbena, tangerine, apricot, peach, apple, pear, quince, melon and honeysuckle add a hint of sweetness to the air around it. The weight is impeccable with perfect balance and integration hitting all points of the palate. Incredibly versatile at the dinner table with flavors of golden apple, roasted coconut, citrus and pineapple appealing to the last splash in the glass. $15.99

Cottanerra Barbazzale Catarrato (Sicily Italy) Grape Varietal: Catarratto and a small percentage of Viognier. Mixed, delicate scent of wisteria and broom on an iodine background. A spirited freshness, leaving a pleasing, full-bodied sensation $14.99