Monthly Archives: August 2013

  1. Great Value Wines: Domaine Du Tariquet Classic 2012 Cotes du Gascogne

    Today is in the high eighties and the humidity is still up there. Even though September is right around the corner, the weather is telling us that a light, refreshing white wine is just the ticket we need to quench our thirst in this steam bath heat. The 2012 Domaine Du Tariquet Classic can answer that call and is a remarkable treat for the $5.99 price tag.

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  2. Two New Bourbons

    Our friends at Heaven Hill have released a couple of new bourbons worth talking about.

    Two new Bourbons in stock.First, an addition to the always dependable and criminally-overlooked (in my opinion) Evan Williams line. The Evan Williams white label bourbon is a 100 proof (bottled in bond as it's said) offering with no age statement in a 1 liter bottle, with the same shape as Evan Williams black or green label. The bourbon has a really nice color and makes me think of making a nice Manhattan or Old Fashioned. The price, an affordable $18.99.

    The second is a name that has been in the Heaven Hill stable for a long time; Henry McKenna. This is a new package and bourbon under that name with an age statement; 10 years old, single barrel at 100 proof. It comes in a cool squat bottle with

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  3. Great Value Wines: Cedar Springs 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

    If you are looking for a good everyday Cabernet that isn’t too thin or tastes like it came out of a chemists’ lab, try the 2012 Cedar Springs Cabernet Sauvignon.

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  4. Prestige Premier Cuvee New York Riesling: Our Very Own from New York State

    This weekend we are celebrating one of our own brands produced exclusively for us by Mazza Chautauqua Cellars. The Premier Cuvee is a perfect summer quencher that delivers fruit bursting flavor with slight minerality. On the nose a lemon–lime lollipop bouquet is pervasive. Beyond the first taste of lemon-lime, there is a slight stone fruit follow-up. The wine is unapologetically sweet without being sugary tasting thanks to the tangy citrus flavors and bright acidity.

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