Monthly Archives: October 2014

  1. Michael-David Freakshow Cabernet Sauvignon: Scary Good

    Halloween Wine Pairing

    Halloween is almost upon us and here at the store, we have a wide variety of wines and spirits that will help you celebrate this highly atmospheric holiday.  With names like Werewolf, Vampire, Poison, Zombie Apocalypse and Supernatural, it is clear we are ready for any Monster Mash you might want to attend. 

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  2. Perseverance Chardonnay 2013: An Easy Drinking White for October

    The third offering from Perseverance (the Zinfandel and Cabernet being one and two) is their 2013 Chardonnay.  If you are looking for an inexpensive, but not formula tasting Chardonnay, you should consider this one. This wine has plenty of rich and ripe fruit notes, including pear, mango and peach. 

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  3. Perseverance Cabernet Sauvignon 2012: Keeping it Simple

    Recently we began carrying Perseverance Cabernet Sauvignon and their Chardonnay.  We have carried the Zinfandel for a couple of years and the name appears to be justified.  This wine makes no pretense in either how it is made or how it should be received.  

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  4. Chateau de Ciffre 2013 Saint-Chinian: A Luscious Languedoc Blend

    Leaves are turning, the temperature is finally dropping, and you probably noticed it is pretty dark shortly after seven pm.  My food and wine palate seem to crave more hearty fare as well as full bodied red wines.  I don’t entirely stop eating light foods such as salads or drinking white wines, but I prefer richer foods and bolder wines this time of year.  In fact, I like to refer to this as “stew, soup, and casserole season”. 

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