Tuesday - Saturday
12 PM - 8 PM
are the April, 2010 Featured Wines for the Wines
by Jennifer Wine Club.
Asti D.O.C.G. was officially delimited in 1932, and
includes almost 10,000 hectares of Moscato Bianco vineyards
in 53 different authorized areas. Noted for its low alcohol
levels (Asti Soprano is 7.0%) and fresh, grapey flavors,
Asti differs from its cousin Moscato d'Asti, which
is only slightly sparkling (frizzante) and still lower
by Massimo Lovisolo (known as the best maker
of sparkling wines in the
region) exclusively for the American
market, this wine gives red fruit flavors of berries
and currants, with good acidity balancing
and lengthening the sweet finish.
perfect partner of sweets and desserts, the versatile
Asti Soprano is also an excellent match to strong,
even spicy flavors, and is able to improve salted foods
such as your Easter ham.
Viña Falernia Syrah Reserva
two expatriate Italians now living in Chile, Viña
Falernia is located in the semi-arid Elqui Valley,
some 300 miles north of Santiago.
It is currently Chile’s northernmost wine estate.
grapes are exclusively hand picked from two
vineyard sites with distinctly different terroirs: 1)
the cooler, mid-elevation Titon vineyard, and 2)
the dry, rocky vineyards of Huanta, surely
one of the highest and most spectacular vineyard sites
in the world at over 6,000 feet above sea level.
ferments in stainless steel before spending six months
in American oak. Very bright color, with an elegant
nose full of black pepper, spice, and floral notes.
Full-bodied, with good
fruit and balanced tannins showing on the long,
by Jennifer is also proud to present our "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 Club, or visit our Featured
Cellar Club Wine page for details on this month's selection.