Michele D'Aprix, Capital at Play, FolkTale Pinot, Stolpman, Morgon, Guimaro Mencia, Lambrusca
|*** Michele D'Aprix ***
The only American woman winemaker in Bordeaux
and, we are so proud to say, friend of MetroWines
presents her wines "on the taste" and "on the house'
Wednesday, November 21 from 3 to 6pm
@ and ONLY @MetroWines!
"on the house"
Michele will be available to talk about her wines and sign bottles.
John Kerr of The Asheville School of Wine
TAKES a STAND in Capital at Play
"Anything But Beajolais"
Oh yes he did. He said it! He wrote it.
|** Thanksgiving Approved **
FolkTale Pinot Noir 2015, Monterey County, $23
95 Points, California State Fair Wine Competition
FolkTale says: This vintage captures the true fruit expression of Pinot Noir.
|*** Thanksgiving Approved ***
2016 Stolpman Roussanne, Ballard Canyon, CA, $21
A rich, full-bodied wine. Good acidity makes this Roussanne is bright and lively. Approachable now or cellar 2 to 5 years for an richer profile. A creamy palate
|*** Thanksgiving Approved ***
2015 Chapelle des Bois Morgon, $21
Compared to the often one-dimensionally fruity Beaujolais currently in fashion,
the wines of Chapelle des Bois demonstrate substance and shape, while still offering the freshness and juiciness typical of Gamay from this region. Engaging fruit with notes of dried herbs and flowers and an earthy underpinning reminiscent of classic Burgundy. "These are wines that we prize for their dynamic and authentic character,
a character which continues to evolve with cellaring." Rosenthal Wine Merchants
Thanksgiving Approved, $18.99
(Just FYI: Gary's online has Guimaro at @24.99 not including shipping.
Always check with us first. Shop locally and Save!)
** And Lettie Teague, Wall Street Journal Approved **
"Is Mencía the Spanish answer to Burgundy’s Pinot Noir?
The two grapes certainly have some appealing characteristics in common:
snappy red fruit, bright acidity and charming fruit and floral aromas.
But this Mencía bottling is a much cheaper buy than most Burgundies.
The Ribeira Sacra region in the Galician northwest corner of Spain
has a cool climate and slate soils that give rise to fresh, vibrant reds like this one,
with just the right balance of fruit and acidity to stand up to rich Thanksgiving fare."
James Suckling: 95 Points
Superb, peppery dark berries, plenty of spices and a wrap of glossy,
ripe tannins on the palate that perfectly suits the dark-berry and spicy-fruit core.
Lots to like here. Drink or hold.
Thanksgiving Approved. Thanksgiving Perfect! $18.99
Labrusca Lambrusco, Emilia Romagna, Italy
Lini 910 rosso is a red sparkling wine produced using the Charmat method, from
a blend of Lambrusco Salamino and the slightly sweet Lambrusco Ancelotta.
ark ruby red in color, with scents of red fruits and berries including cherry, strawberry, raspberry, blueberry. Well-structured, with intense, refreshing flavors of cherry and dark berries, and a slightly tannic finish.
The Lini family has been making Lambrusco in Correggio since 1910. With a century of experience as a foundation, Winemaker Fabio Lini, highly-respected among his peers for his talent, focus and enthusiasm, has created a world class Lambrusco