Tuesday - Saturday
12 PM - 8 PM
are the October, 2007 Featured Wines for the Wines
by Jennifer Wine Club.
2005 Langhorne Crossing White
vineyards were founded in 1850 by Frank Potts, making
Bleasdale one of Australia's oldest family-owned wineries.
first vines, 30 acres in all, consisted primarily
today is owned and operated by fourth and fifth generation
members of the family, with Cabernet Sauvignon
and Malbec joining Shiraz and Verdelho as the principal
is a crisp, fresh dry white wine displaying attractive
fruit salad aromas and tropical fruit flavors. The
blend is 64% Chardonnay, 23% Riesling, and 13% Verdelho.
Spencer Roloson "Palaterra"
is modeled after the rich wines of the Southern
Rhone, Provence and the Languedoc. A blend of
32% Syrah, 35% Carignane, and 33% Valdiguié,
flavor is ripe and delicious with gnarly old-vine
character from the 65 year-old Carignane and 50 year-old
Valdigué vines. The Syrah adds texture and
weight to the Palaterra, tying the elements together
fruit and lithe tannins.
89 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Cotes du Rhone-like offering, the 2003
Palaterra is a good value. This Rhone Ranger
seductive berry fruit, licorice, pepper,
and herb-scented nose is followed by a
endowed red with no hard edges, a charming,
lush mid-palate, a nicely layered texture,
and excellent purity as well as depth.
It should blend beautifully with Mediterranean
over the next 3-4 years."
by Jennifer is also proud to announce our new "Cellar
Club", featuring a new wine each month suitable for
long-term aging. Call the shop and ask for Jennifer for all
the details on this exciting new Club, or visit our Featured
Cellar Club Wine page for details on this month's selection.