Tag Archive: white wine

Oct 27

California Dreaming Wine Trio

Glass Mountain and Primary Wine at Vinomania

This week we’re featuring three classically styled wines from the best region in California – Glass Mountain chardonnay has a crisp taste with a pineapple, apricot finish. Fabulous for a fall Sunday and grilled shrimp. Primary white is the buttery, rich style of chardonnay excellent alone or with roasted Tuscan chicken on the bone. The …

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Mar 25

Easter Beauties at Vinomania

Two wonderful wines for the Easter holiday or any special occasion are the Barnard Griffin Riesling or Zinzilla Zinfandel. The first has that great crisp apple acidity with some sweetness to balance it. The second is a monster fruit bomb from California. Both will go great with a salty ham or a salty aunt. Hey,  …

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Aug 11

Wine of the Week – 2012 Protos Verdejo

This has got to be one of the best deals I’ve gotten in a long time…..one of Spain’s best producers has created a crisp clean white for the tail end of the summer. The Verdejo grape shows balanced acidity and a touch of fruit over the nose. Normally $16 a bottle, but through crafty buying …

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Jul 25

Wine Of The Week – 2010 Campos de Luz

The blend of 50% Viura , 40% Chardonnay and 10% Muscat produces a bone dry, rich flavored white from Spain. Every once in a while a deal like this comes around so grab some while it’s here. If you come into the store you can get 20% off this month. This wine comes down to …

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Jun 27

Wine Of The Week – 2012 Couronne & Lions Sancerre

      100% Sauvignon Blanc makes this crisp and fruity with floral scents and white fruit aromas. Well balanced between freshness and roundness and very elegant on the palate. Served chilled with salmon, oysters or sushi. Price: $20.00

May 30

Wine Of The Week – 2012 Arca Nova Vinho Verde

Portugal’s Vinho Verdes always have a low alcohol (10.5) and a little spritz to make them easy drinking for the summer lunches or before dinner. Very dry, crisp finish made for Asian cuisine or Mediterranean food is a trademark for these wines. Taking some sliced fruit like oranges or watermelon and putting it in a …

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Apr 10

Wine Of The Week – Les Grande Vignes White Cotes du Rhone

Time to take a chance and discover a new region and taste. In the Rhone region of France,  red is the predominant grape but their white production of Grenache Blanc makes a rich full bodied wine great for fowl with interesting flavors. This unfiltered white does not have high acidity but shows more of a …

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Mar 14

Wine Of The Week – 2011 The Calling

    The pedigree of this wine speaks for itself….Russian River and then Dutton Ranch. THE two best places to grow and make Chardonnay. The style is classic Cal with light acidity and mellow oak and vanilla. Get your best fish grilling and follow it with this Chard. Price: $30.00

Mar 06

Wine Of The Week- 2011 Max Richter Riesling

This lively, fruity German Riesling has accents of apple, pear and citrus with floral notes.   Price: $13

Oct 08

Wine Of The Week – 2011 Thresher Sauvignon Blanc

This crisp, un-oaked thrilli from Chile is a grand winner. Clean, crisp acidity makes this wine perfect for swordfish in a parcel or chicken piccata and for the money you won’t find a better deal. My search for value vino is a full time job, but for you I work 24/7. 🙂 Price: $10.00

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