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                   2019 Quinta da Aveleda Loureiro-Alvarinho Vinho Verde Portugal

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 Aveleda

 

Loureiro & Alvarinho

Vintage: 2019 / 9.5% Vol. With a luminous citrus colour, this wine is young and balanced, with a crisp and delicate bouquet marked by notes of green apple and lime. The penetrating minerality and vibrant hints of fresh fruit make it an extremely versatile wine that will delight the palate.  Portugal  $10.99

                       

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 Silk & Spice

 

Red Blend 2018

Intense, deep ruby color, with a bright red rim. The predominant flavors are ripe, cooked black fruits. Sweet notes of vanilla and hints of mocha. The first impression in the mouth is rich and full. Excellent balance of tannins and acidity, with a long, smooth finish.40% Touriga Nacional, 30% Alicante Bouschet, 30% Baga  Portugal  $11.99

                         

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 Maison 9

 

Rose 2019

Maison No. 9 French rosé wine is straight from the sun-drenched shores of the Méditerranée. It is a crisp, refreshing and explosive rose. It is light pink in color and has notes of sweet peaches. Maison No. 9 is from Provence, France. French Riviera $23.99

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 Paolo Scavino

 

Barolo 2015

The Paolo Scavino 2015 Barolo is made with a complicated blend of fruit from seven vineyard sites spread clear across the appellation from Castiglione Falletto, Barolo, Serralunga d’Alba and more townships. Each parcel is fermented separately, and some parcels are split into two or more individual fermentations. In order to maintain the highest quality standards, some 10% of the fruit is sold off as bulk, and once the overall selection is whittled down, the best fruit remains in-house. This is a compact and darkly saturated wine with bold blueberry and blackberry fruit. The wine shows a steady center of gravity in this warm, fruit-driven vintage. Piedmont, Barolo

 

93 points Wine Advocate

 $49.99

                         

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 Divin Corbin

 

St. Emilion 2016

The second wine of Château Corbin, this wine is balanced, perfumed and fruity. Firm tannins back up the smoky wood and ripe black fruits while acidity suggests the aging potential.   Bordeaux, France

 

Wine Enthusiast – 88pts

 $44.99