Tuesday - Saturday
12 PM - 8 PM
of October 16th, 2018
& Rosé Wines
- This Chardonnay
from the Central Coast of California is loaded with flavor:
tropical fruits, creamy vanilla and just a kiss of delicate
floral character and a sliver of oak. Excellent balance and
a lengthy finish round out this wonderful New World Chard. Perfect
with this week's Baked Brie Pastry Puff special appetizer.
- This rosé from
Hawke's Bay on New Zealand's North Island is light pink salmon
in color, a result of brief soaking and light
pressing. The Cabernet Franc grapes were harvested at optimum
great flavor, fresh acidity and expressive aromatics. Try
it with the “Roasted Garlic” recipe from our Wines
by Jennifer® Cookbook!
- Toro means
“bull” in Spanish, and while the origin of the name
is unclear, the bull is nevertheless an appropriate
symbol for the typically robust and powerful Toro red wines.
from 100% Tinta de Toro (the local name for Tempranillo),
the wine is inky and dense, with earthy aromas that evolve
into rich, sweet, dark berry fruit. Lively
and chewy in the mouth, with flavors of blackberry
and cassis that
- Argentina's Patagonia
region is slightly colder and lower in elevation compared
to Mendoza. The grapes develop wonderful acidity, with
ripe black fruits and striking minerality. This Malbec is
in color with garnet tones. Red fruit aromas meld with
plum and blueberry notes, with
a touch of vanilla and some
soft, spicy notes adding complexity. Silky and ripe, it's
fresh and balanced, with an elegant and lengthy finish.
- The Syrah, Petite
Sirah, and Zinfandel grapes for this California red blend
are sourced from vineyards throughout the Central Valley
rich and elegant
This handcrafted wine shows complex fruit and has a gentle,
well balanced finish. Enjoy either with
a variety of foods or completely on its own.
- The Clare Valley
wine region is one of Australia's oldest wine regions.
This winery was established in 2008 as a Clare Valley outpost
for a nearby Barossa Valley winery. Their beautiful estate
Shiraz has sweet, dark red berry aromas of plum and mulberry.
is spicy, with ripe cherry and chocolate notes and good length.
of the Week
Brie Pastry Puff - $10
more specific information on these great wines,
or to taste for yourself, stop by the Tasting Room
at Wines by Jennifer this week. We look forward
to seeing you!
by Jennifer® Wine
($10 Club Members/$12 Guests)
Wines by Jennifer® Wine Flights program was
developed to allow introduction, exploration
and comparison into specific wine styles, regions,
varietals, wineries and winemakers. A Flight
will consist of three 2-ounce pours, served in
Flight: Malbec Regions of Argentina
Argentina is currently the largest producer of Malbec
in the world, and it is grown extensively in every
wine region of the country, from Salta to Patagonia.
Malbec expresses itself very well in regions with broad
temperature ranges and calcareous, clayey or sandy
soils such as those found at the foot of the Andes.
These geographic and climatic features make Argentine
Malbec stand out particularly for the quality of its
tannins: sweet, silky and mouth-filling.
Salta (Northern Argentina)
The northern region of Salta is one with high altitude
of sun. Malbec from this region expresses a
unique personality: aromas of very ripe red
fruits, black pepper and paprika, with a very
structure of solid, sweet tannins. This Malbec
is intense ruby red with great vivacity and
notes. Red fresh
such as raspberry, strawberry and cherry combine
a spicy aroma given by the use of oak. This
wine can be cellared up to four years.
Uco Valley, Mendoza (Central Argentina)
The province of Uco Valley is mountain-flanked
in nearly every direction and dominated by
miles upon miles
vineyards. The province harbors several of
the country’s most highly reputed wineries,
offer biodynamic vineyards, award-winning architecture
and design, and creative chef collaborations.
dominates the country’s wine production,
Malbecs are more elegant, with distinctive
spicy and floral notes. This Malbec is a silky
wine with wonderful depth of fruit and aromas
of black fruits, black pepper, tangerine skin
Superbly refined tannins deliver a sexy
texture plus a bright and minerally
Patagonia (Southern Argentina)
In Patagonia (Neuquén and Río Negro),
is slightly colder and altitudes are less extreme.
This helps the grapes retain acidity, yielding
with notes of ripe black fruits combined with
mineral tone. This Malbec is intense and
red with violet tones. Aromas of red fruits,
plums, and blueberries, with vanilla and some
notes also present. Silky and ripe, this wine
is fresh and balanced with an elegant
and fruity finish.
with leaner cuts of seasoned or spicy red meats,
dark meat poultry, roasted pork, hard cheeses,
charcuterie plates and the “Grilled Lamb Kabobs” from
by Jennifer® Cookbook!