Tuesday - Saturday
12 PM - 8 PM
are the October, 2009 Featured Wines for the Wines
by Jennifer Wine Club.
du Languedoc - La Clape,
Bertrand is the owner of 325 hectares of vineyards
on the best of Languedoc’s terroirs, including the
l'Hospitalet in the sub-district of La Clape,
an area expected to be awarded full 'appellation
status in time for the 2010 vintage.
These grapes are handpicked,
yields are low, and the
been worked in such as way as to allow the old vines
to flourish, and to promote the diversity of grape
eight months in French oak barrels, this
blend of Grenache Blanc (30%), Bourboulenc (40%), and
Vermentino (30%) produces a beautiful, yellow-hued
wine with intense aromas of jasmine, peach, pear, citrus
fruit and pineapple. These notes are intertwined with
cinnamon, honey, quince jam and light, herbal notes
in a fresh, toasty finish.
3000 cases produced. Serve chilled with fish, veal
chops, chicken and turkey.
du Roussillon Villages, France
located in the rugged mountains northwest of Perpignan,
is known not only for its wines, but also Tautavel
at an estimated
old when discovered in 1971, is one of the oldest
examples of Homo erectus (upright man)
ever found in Europe.
is one of four villages that may append their names
the Cotes du Roussillon Villages appellation.
Wines have been made here since ancient times and
the style is truly unique - rich, dense, and surprisingly
wines are only red, from restricted yield
and Carignan grapes grown on clay and limestone soils
and schist marls.
is a beautiful red color, with elegant notes of black
fruits, spices, herbs, and leather. Full-bodied
round tannins. Serve with roasted peppers and pork.
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.