Tweets – 03-05-2012 – In the Shop -

Glaetzer Amon-Ra 2010 – 96.97 – Dark fruit & extract, mocha, bramble. Rich stuff, with gobs of dark fruit & pepper. Pure, will age decades.

Bressan Carat 06 ● – 38.57 – Friuliano, Malvasia, & Ribolla Gialla – rich wine, velvety, with stone fruit and great length. Our man Bressan.

Silver Decanting Funnel – 34.97 – Elegant, classic. Traps sediment in a fine mesh screen in the base. 4” diameter & spout. A cool thing.

Fanetti Vino de Nobile di Montepulciano 01 – 34.57 – Powerful, earthy. Fine, leathery tannins. Herbal/Floral. Pure Sangiovese. Plummy fruit.

Indiano El Brozal 08 – 34.57 – 1st year Biodynamic. Tempranillo, graciano, Garnacha. Earth, mineral, black fruit. Balanced, drink a decade.

J. Swan PN Cuvee 3 09 – 34.57 – Ripe red fruit, raspberry & cherry. Spice box. Ripe w/o jam, lush tannins, lighter acidity. Easy drinking.

Hirsch Bohan Dillon PN 08 – 34.57 – Red fruit & bacon, big fruit, light leather. Balanced alcohol, fruit is the star, cherry everywhere.

R. Tokaji Red Label 500ml 05 – 33.97 – So killer. 8 vintages since 90. Stone fruit, honey, spice. Orange & smoke. Mineral. 94WS. Fine acid.

Ch Grand Maison 05 – 33.97 – Cotes de Bourg. Cassis, cigar, cedar. Rich, chocolatey. Merlot, Malbec, Cab Franc. Velvet. Old vines. Berries.

Costa du Bussia Barolo 06 – 33.97 – Tenuta Arnulfo – supple & soft for a youngster, opens into dark fruit & anise, oak. Open. Elegant stuff.

Jordan Chard RR 07 – 33.97 – Tree fruit & citrus, tropical. Crème Brulee, big golden apple & tropical fruit, lemon jelly. Rich Cali style.

Les 3 Cellier CdP 08 – 33.57 – A steal for Chateauneuf Du Pape – Sweet fruit, bright red acidity, earth & tannin, medium body, drinking.

SZ Forte Decanter – 32.97 – Mouth-blown from clear & durable (titanium infused) crystal, resistant to wear. Another cool thing. We like.

Lioco Chard Carneros 08 – 32.97 – Sold out w/i 6mo at winery – vibrant, cool weather fruit. Fog vyd. Pineapple, lemon curd. No oak.

Montmirail Vacqueyras 2 Freres 06 – 32.57 – Red berry fruit, supple tannins. Famous for velvety, delicate wines. 1st bottler. Game/ red meat

Belle Vallee PN Rsv 07 – 32.57 – Full, warmer Corvallis, OR – toasty, cherry, floral. Food! Just right medium weight. Juicy. Ripe berry.

TRU Organic Gin – 31.97 – A favorite gin, apothecary style stomach medicine – tea colored, incredible, whole aromatics, all organic. Try it!