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Domaine du Cause Malbec Cahors

Descriptions:

Cahors is recognized as the “home” of Malbec. This style has a deliciously distinctive character and no similar wines exist, even in Argentia. Dare to compare the “original” Malbec.

Appelation:
Cahors (AOC), France
Producer:
Domaine du Cause www.domainedecause.fr
Accolades:
Availability:
SPEC +134718 Available at private wine shops and fine restaurants
Price:
Licensee 17.99/wholesale 15.11

Piron Morgon La Chanaise 2015

Descriptions:

Dominique Piron’s family history in Beaujolais spans more than four centuries, with his oldest known ancestor born in Morgon in 1590. There have been 14 generations of winegrowers in the family and he is known as “The Dom Piron of Morgon”.

The Morgon cru is located on the hills of Villié Morgon in the northern Beaujolais region. The climate is continental and the small plots from which this wine comes have a southeast exposure overlooking the valley of the Saône.

VINEYARDS These vines are more than 50 years old and grow on the foundation of “rotten rock” rich in iron oxide, and schists.

VARIETAL: 100% Gamay Noir

Appelation:
Burgundy (Beaujolais Cru), France
Producer:
Dominique Piron www.domaines-piron.fr
Accolades:
Wine Spectator, Top 100 Wines of 2017, Smart Buys 91 points “This ripe, light- to medium-bodied red sports layers of pure blackberry, cassis and damson plum, edged with licorice, floral and apricot details. Tangy, mouthwatering acidity highlights the mineral and spice details on the long, lightly grippy finish. Drink now through 2020"
Availability:
Listed: Available at BCLDB Government Liquor Stores.
Price:
$26.99

Dominique Piron Brouilly 2015

Descriptions:

Immediately exuberant, with a diverse array of floral notes, there’s also some white pepper and crushed cherry notes. The palate, as with all of the Piron wines, is utterly pure and focused. So much great-value drinking in this.

Brouilly [broo-EE] goes marvelously with roasted or grilled chicken, fish, burgers, or pork. Pairs nicely with Camembert & Brie cheeses.

Appelation:
Brouilly (Beaujolais Cru) Burgundy, France
Producer:
Dominique Piron
Accolades:
Previous Vintage (2010) Best of Show - Vancouver Magazine Wine Awards “Dominique Piron is one of those tireless ambassadors for Beaujolais who travel the world so people can taste the various terroirs that he vinifies with the greatest respect for tradition and origin.” Guide Bettane & Desseauve des Vins de France
Availability:
SPEC +142836 - Available at Private Wine Shops & Fine Dining Restaurants
Price:
licensee 23.99/20.88 wholesale

Costers del Priorat Clos Cypres 2013

Descriptions:

100% Carignan. Powerful and exuberant wine. From a vineyard in Bellmunt planted in 1939, fermented in 300 litre amphorae and 500 litre old oak, before aging in barrique. Colour: Intense cherry. Aroma of good intensity, complex, fine and with mineral and fruit which perfectly complement the aromas of aging. The palate is rich, fleshy, broad and a very long finish.

Decanter 50 Star Buys of 2015

Appelation:
Priorat, Spain
Producer:
Costers del Priorat
Accolades:
10 top wines of 2015: Decanter Star Buys, Decanter 95 pts, 93 pts Guia Penin
Availability:
+689448 SPEC - Extremely limited. At select fine restaurants and private wine shops.
Price:
licensee 82.99/ wholesale 70.02

Champagne Baron-Fuenté Grand Reserve Brut

Descriptions:

+738617 BF Grand Reserve Brut WSConnoisseurs will appreciate this Champagne of great character from the Baron-Fuenté family.

Appelation:
Champagne (Charly sur Marne), France
Producer:
Baron-Fuenté
Accolades:
Wine Spectator 91 points "Elegant and mouthwatering, this shows fine balance and texture, supporting a subtle range of peach, blanched almond, biscuit, mineral and light spice"
Availability:
Spec +738617. Available at private wine shops and fine dining restaurants
Price:
licensee 43.49/37.24 wholesale

Domaine de la Chaise Touraine Sauvignon 2017 – New Vintage

Descriptions:

Owned by the Davault family for six generations, Domaine de la Chaise is composed of 140 acres of vines located on the hillsides of Saint Georges sur Cher. Christophe Davault is the winemaker.

The juicy ripeness reflects a distinctly “New World” style –an especially rich and ripe character; the finish is long with grapefruit-y astringency. The full- flavoured nature of this wine belies the overall light body (only 12.5% ABV).

A crisp, refreshing, dry white wine. Very fragrant with pineapple, passion and grapefruit aromas. The palate is round and well balanced with a nice, delicate minerality.

Perfect on it’s own or serve with goat cheese, salads, seafood, shellfish risotto, grilled

Appelation:
Touraine, Loire Valley, France
Producer:
Domaine de la Chaise
Accolades:
not yet rated
Availability:
SPEC +870840 Available at Private Wine Shops and Fine Dining Restaurants
Price:
licensee 18.49/15.48 wholesale

Xadrez Vinho Verde

Descriptions:

Xadrez translate to “chess” in English.

Vinho Verde is produced exclusively in the vinho verde region, located in the northwest of Portugal. Traditional grapes of Loureiro and Arinto form this fresh, crisp wine. Intense citrus with notes of tropical fruit.

Goes well with Mediterranean & Asian cuisine or on it’s own as an aperitif.

Low in alcohol 9.5%, so very easy drinking. High in Acidity.

Appelation:
Vinho Verde, Portugal
Producer:
Global Wines, Dao Sul
Accolades:
Availability:
+168625 SPEC - available at private wine shops
Price:
retail 10.99/wholesale 8.90

Chateaux la Mondette, Bordeaux 2015

Descriptions:

Merlot (85%) with Cabernet Sauvignon (15%). An intense nose with notes of cherry & spices. A superb wine, with good structure and rich fruit.

 

Appelation:
Cotes de Bordeaux Castillon, Bordeaux, France
Producer:
Uni Vitis
Accolades:
Availability:
SPEC +833004 Available at private wine stores & restaurants.
Price:
licensee $15.49/$12.59 wholesale