Tuesday - Saturday
12 PM - 8 PM
are the August, 2011 Featured Wines for the Wines
by Jennifer Wine Club.
grapes are sourced from the Uco Valley "primera zona"
(top viticultural area) in Mendoza from vineyards with
an average elevation of 3900 feet and an average age
of 15 years.
90% in stainless steel and 10% in new French oak for
three months, this loveable white
starts out with enticing aromas of fresh herbs, subtle
and a hint of
honey. Once you swirl it around your mouth, you'll
get a blast of lemon zest acidity along with lemongrass
a slightly creamy texture. It delivers a lot
of body without losing its lively acidity, and the
finish doesn't keep this wine from lingering on your
all by itself, but also will match up nicely with
grilled tuna and swordfish, seared
mussels, sautéed white-flesh fish like sole,
or even lighter chicken dishes.
Rosso di Montalcino
Situated in the most prestigious area
of Montalcino, the vineyards of the Poggio il Castellare
rise luxuriously in the presence of the masterly abbey
of Sant'Antimo. The high value of the wines produced
in the area of Montalcino was already known during
Etruscan times - in fact the Etruscans had thriving
settlements on these hills.
is typically Mediterranean, generally mild with showers
concentrated in autumn and spring. The middle hill
area is frequently windy, which is ideal to keep
the vines healthy. With a high rate of sunny days
during the whole vegetative phase, a gradual and complete
ripening of the grapes is virtually guaranteed.
The grapes are manually harvested and the wine is
matured in 3000 liter oak barrels for 8-10 months.
in color, with a delicate violet bouquet. Raspberry
jam and cherry fruit on the palate make this
a perfect pairing for the "Chicken
in our Wines
by Jennifer Cookbook.
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.