Savour Sat. Sept. 18th Wine Tasting

SAVOUR-SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 18TH COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTING WITH CASEY GRUTTADAURIA, IDEAL WINE & SPIRITS CO.

WHAT: For this Saturday’s Complimentary Wine Tasting we continue with the theme of tasting wines of the season, here bridging the transition from summer to fall with our guest host Casey Cruttadauria, a wine specialist from the Ideal Wine & Spirits Company that specialize in importing from small high-quality wineries in Europe, the Continent and the Americas. You will be tasting 3 wines from France and one each from Italy and Germany that may be new to your palette. As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel glassware  

WHY: These are especially fine wines with the 3 French selections leading the way and all the varietals are the prized grapes of the region. For this tasting the food pairings will lean toward lighter, classic fare.  

WHO: Joining Savour owner & wine merchant Kathleen Morgan is wine specialist Casey Gruttadaria

WHEN: This Saturday, September 18th, from 2p to 4p at Savour

HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary, as is parking behind the store with a rear entrance.

Saturday’s Pourings include:
Balestri Valda Soave Classico – Veneto, Italy.   Made from 100% organically grown Garganega grapes, farmed bio-dynamically on rich volcanic soil on a small, family estate.  
The wine has stony minerality and bright, fresh, green apple fruit.  Aged in concrete without oak, this true expression of the terroir of the Veneto, Pairs Well with Italian classics such as risotto, gnocchi in tomato sauce, salt cod, polenta and Robiola cheese. 

Jean-Marc Burgaud Morgon Grans Cras – Beaujolais, France.  “The 2019 Morgon Grand Cras offers up a rich bouquet of licorice, blackberries and cherries, followed by a medium to full-bodied, fleshy and enveloping palate built around ripe, powdery tannins and succulent acids. Derived from 55-year-old vines planted in clay-rich alluvial soils, it saw 12 days of maceration followed by 10 months of élevage in cement tank.” (Parker’s Wine Advocate).  Pairs Well: with Salmon, Artic Char, Roast Pork Tenderloin, and Mousse Truffé.

Domaine de la Rectorie Cote Mer – Roussillon, France. The pretty fishing port of Collioure, traditional home of artists and anchovy fishermen (!), is surrounded by vineyards, hills and terraces that were trod upon by many viticultural influencers, from Phoenician merchants, to the Knights Templar.  A blend of Grenache Noir, Syrah, and Carignan, organically grown in vineyard terraces overhanging the Mediterranean sea, where harvesting is done completely by hand.  This unique dry Rhone-style red is fermented in steel and fiberglass, followed by 10 months of barrel-ageing in neutral French oak.  Its characteristic licorice and violet notes Pair Well: with roasted lamb, grilled beef and mushroom stew.

Raquillet Vieilles Vignes Mercurey – Burgundy, France.  Francois Raquillet is an 11th generation vigneron. He and his wife Emmanuelle took over the family estate in 1990. They farm 10 hectares of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, mostly in Mercurey.  François is now among the very best producers of the Cote Chalonnaise.  This classic red Burgundy wine is made from vines over 60 years old, producing lighter yields, but highly concentrated fruit, resulting in Pinot Noir of deep plum and dark cherry fruit around a core of led-pencil and granite.  Pairs Well: with wild mushrooms, seared tuna, roasted salmon, goat cheese, and chicken or rabbit with a mustard sauce. 

Loersch Glimmerschiefer Riesling Feinherb – Mosel, Germany.  This sparkling, fresh Riesling is made from young vines grown in gray slate soil, producing a flinty wine with great acidity and aromatic Honeycrisp apple and Bartlett pear fruit.  A spicy, vibrant wine that
Pairs Well: with many dishes, especially Indian classics and Thai or other Asian dishes, such as Mu-shu pork.  Only 10% alcohol, light and refreshing

Adding to the IDEAL WINE is Savour’s Everyday Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only – Digital Wine Machine.Taste 20 wines (regularly rotating in new wine) selected by Kathleen and yes, complimentary. All wines are paired with food recommendations from Kathleen….The wine machine is a breeze to use…and fun!

Welcome Your Donation of Any Amount (suggest $5) for Pathways for Children. Thank You!

Please Note: If you are not fully vaccinated FOR COVID19/Delta, request wearing a mask upon entering Savour, except when tasting wines…All are welcomed wearing masks for our mutual health and well-being.  

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Bo-Go Sushi, $1 Oysters, Acoustic Music & Kids Eat FREE At 15 Walnut!

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Experience Autumn In Cape Ann At The Beauport Hotel

It’s time to plan a Fall getaway! Come stay and spend a few days in the beautiful coastal region of Cape Ann. Whether it be leaf peeping, out on a hike, a bike ride around Gloucester or a picnic on the beach, there’s a wealth of seasonal activity to enjoy. In the evenings, enjoy dining at 1606 Restaurant & Oyster Bar, then cozy up by our deck fire pit or in our indoor lounge.
Take advantage of our Fall Offer:

During your stay, enjoy hotel amenities such as wellness services, complimentary beach cruiser bicycles, shopping at Beauport Boutique, Birdseye Rooftop heated pool, local shuttle service and more.

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Savour Kicks Off Sept. Tastings (couldn’t resist)

SEPTEMBER’S FIRST SATURDAY COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTINGS @ SAVOUR WITH MASCIARELLI WINE COMPANY

WHAT: Join us this Saturday, September 11 for a complimentary, transitional tasting bridging summer to fall, with wine sage Kurt Gunkel.  Kurt is pouring wines from Masciarelli Wine Co’s. International Portfolio representing: Bordeaux’s east bank, Spain, Italy, Africa & So. Africa …tasters will experience 5 distinctive wines, bottles that may be new to your palette.  As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel stemware.  

WHY:  The occasion to experience wines with wide-ranging qualities… grape varietals that defined these select wine regions.  For this tasting it’s wine that aptly supports robust meats and fowl, rich sauces and cheeses of these storied regions.  

WHO: Guest host Kurt Gunkel, international wine specialist and Savour’s Kathleen Morgan have selected a truly eclectic line up of racy, memorable wines.  

WHEN: This Saturday, September 11, from 2p to 4p at Savour

HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary, as is parking behind the store with rear entrance.

Saturday’s Pourings include:

Gini Vermentino, Tuscany, Italy.  A golden color of flax, featuring flavors of orange blossoms, boxwood, and elderberry, with a crisp, dry finish of toasted almonds.  Pairs Well: with salads, vegetables and soft cheeses like the Italian classic, Robiola.
Groote Post “Sea Salter”, Darling, South Africa. Sauvignon Blanc / Semillon blend, Displaying typical Darling coastal minerality and saline notes with soft nuances of citrus, apricot stone fruit and green apple.  50% aged in French oak, with the remainder aged on the lees for a luscious mouthfeel. Great acidity ensures the wine can age for several years.  Pairs Well: with green vegetables, asparagus, goat cheese, curry, roast poultry, and pasta with cream sauces
Doolhof “Dark Lady of the Labyrinth” 100% Pinotage, Wellington South Africa.  The name refers to the myth of Ariadne, daughter of King Minos of Crete, and Theseus.  This unique wine blends black cherry fruit, clove and nutmeg, with undertones of earthy dark chocolate and coffee.  Like Pinot Noir, it’s wonderful with many different foods, but sings with “Midnight Moon” cheese.  Pairs Well: with dark meat poultry, such as Duck with a boysenberry sauce.
Ondarre Rioja Reserva 2015, La Rioja, Spain.  100% Tempranillo.  Aromas of cherry, berry, tomato sauce and vanilla are smoky and savory.  A flush, full mouthfeel is lifted by core acidity, while flavors of blackened spice, tobacco, toast and cassis finish with classic Rioja notes of vanilla, mocha, toast and warmth.  This wine already has some age on it (2015) aged both in bottle and oak for years before release.  It is a great find and has earned 92 points from the Wine Enthusiast as well as the International Wine award in 2019.  Like most Tempranillos a remarkably friendly food wine. Pairs Well: with paella, Chiopino, Manchego Cheese and roasted lamb !
Chateau Pindefleurs, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, 2018.  Predominantly Merlot (90%) and Cabernet Franc.  Powerful yet delicate, deep yet refined, Ch. Pindefleurs can be enjoyed young, for the wine’s fresh, bright fruit, or cellared for a few years to reveal the length and elegance characteristic of Saint-Émilion wine.  Aged in new French oak for 12 months, the wine is both powerful and soft. characteristic structure of the great Bordeaux wines. Deep plum and cassis flavors with notes of blueberry dominate the palette, while the chalk and wet granite confirm a grand wine of Bordeaux.  Pairs Well: with roasted red meat…prime rib and roast leg of lamb.  Tuck this away for the Christmas holiday! 

Adding to the Masciarelli Tasting is Savour’s Everyday Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only – Digital Wine Machine.Taste 20 new wines seasonally
selected and yes, complimentary. All wines are paired with food recommendations from Kathleen….The wine machine is a breeze to use…and fun!

Welcome Your Donation of Any Amount (suggest $5) for Pathways for Children. Thank You! …

Please Note: If you are not fully vaccinated FOR COVID19/Delta, request wearing a mask upon entering Savour, and when not tasting wines….for our mutual health and well-being. 

Savour Wine & Cheese  l  76 Prospect St.  l  Gloucester l  978. 282 .1455    
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Savour Wine & Cheese for Labor Day Weekend

ENJOY SAVOUR’S DIGITAL WINE MACHINE FOR COMPLIMENTARY TASTINGS: EVERYDAY* FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE  

WHAT:  If you miss a Saturday Wine Tasting** or none is scheduled…Join us to
experience  a “tech” tasting unique on the North Shore.  Sample our Digital Wine Machine for your personal tastings during each visit.  The wine machine offers 20 wines for tastings,
Tuesday thru Saturday. Using this “digital wiz” couldn’t be easier …and it’s complimentary.  

WHY: For your convenience and enjoyment.              
>new wine selections are regularly rotated-in ensuring the tasting experience remains at peak enjoyment, and sample wines new to you.
>sip with imported Riedel glassware
>Ask Kathleen for food pairing recommendations  
>each wine is stocked below the wine machine

WHO: You & the digital wine machine  

WHEN*:
 Whenever you visit – Tuesday to Saturday – during business hours, 11am to 6pm

HOW: Insert a plastic card into the slot – upper left side of each of the 4 units. Place glass
below a spout, and press the tab above the selected bottle …it’s a breeze.  

A Sampling of Wines to Experience

Ixsir “Altitudes” Rouge – Batroun, Lebanon.  indigenous Lebanese varietal, Caladoc, with Cabernet, Syrah, and Tempranillo, this full but soft red is ripe with black currant and raspberry fruit, topped with a bit of clove spice.  Pairs well: with grilled lamb, duck, or skirt steak.
Ixsir “Altitudes” Blanc – Batroun Lebanon.  indigenous varietal, Obeidy, with Muscat and Viognier, this full, aromatic white has notes of white peach, Jasmine, and nutmeg with a core of flint that makes it powerful and refreshing.  Pairs well: with baked Haddock, fish or clam chowder, and pasta Florentine.L’avenir, Stellenbosch, SA, single vineyard estate. 100% Chenin Blanc, 13.5 alc. Pairs well everything seafood.  
Minuty “M” Rosé – Côtes de Provence, France. produced from organically grown, hand-harvested Cinsault, Grenache, and Syrah grapes.  It is clean, light and crisp, with abundant raspberry and strawberry fruit for refreshing summer drinking.  Pairs well: with lobster, crab, or seafood salad or a cool Gazpacho!Viña Alberdi Rioja Reserva – Rioja, Spain.  100% Tempranillo grown organically, the grapes are crushed and fermented with full malolactic treatment, followed by two years of aging in America oak barrels, making for a luscious, powerful, serious wine.  Known for its versatility with food.  Pairs well: with everything from roast lamb to paella – the perfect red for any summer feast!

Welcome your donation any amount (suggest $5) for Pathways for Children. Thank You!

Please Note: If you are not fully vaccinated, please wear a mask when not tasting wines.       

Welcome mask wearing for our mutual health and well-being.   Thank you, Kathleen

 

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Upcoming SAVOUR** Saturday Wine Tastings

Saturday, September 11, 2 – 4 pm
Kurt Gunkel
from Masciarelli Wines

Saturday, September 18, 2 – 4 pm
Casey Gruttadauria
from Ideal Wines

Saturday, September 25, 2 – 4 pm
Michael Bonilla
from Horizon Beverage Company

Join us for Brunch at Alchemy… starting this Saturday!

JOIN US FOR WEEKEND BRUNCH 

Saturday & Sunday 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Staff brunch favorites include “Deviled Eggs” with poached eggs, buckwheat polenta, pumpkin seed salsa and grilled sourdough, the  Bacon, Egg & Cheese with a toasted muffin, bacon, fried egg, Cabot cheddar, black pepper aioli and young greens, and Sweet Potato Pancakes with candied walnuts, smoked maple syrup and cultured butter. View Alchemy’s full brunch menu here.

1100 Market Street
Lynnfield, MA 01940

www.Alchemy-Lynnfield.com

Insider tip: Join our digital waitlist before you head out – or while you shop! 

The Alchemy Burger on a toasted potato roll, with Cabot cheddar, smoked bacon, little gem lettuce, smoked miso mayo & pickled red onion. Delicious any time of day!

THIS SATURDAY, AUGUST 14TH, COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTINGS @ SAVOUR, FROM CAROLINA WINES

THIS SATURDAY, AUGUST 14TH, COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTINGS @ SAVOUR, FROM CAROLINA WINES

WHAT: Join us this Saturday, August 14th for a special complimentary wine tasting with wine and food specialist Anthony Sciarappa.  Anthony will be pouring wines from Carolina’s Connoisseur Portfolio, representing: Sonoma CA, Languedoc-Roussillon, Fr., Italy-Piedmont, Washington St., Oregon… the occasion to taste juicy, fresh summer wines …6 expressive bottles that may be new to your palette.  As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel stemware.  

WHY:  The opportunity to introduce tasters to wines with wide-ranging qualities…prized grape varietals from ascending and classic wine regions,… the perfect occasion to experience summer-centric wines that pair beautifully with all manner of outdoor cooking.

WHO: For this tasting wine specialist, food specialist and chef Anthony Sciarappa together with Savor’s Kathleen Morgan, have selected wines of innovative vintners for sultry summer outdoor dining…fresh, lighter wines perfect for August.  

WHEN: This Saturday, August 14th, from 2p to 4pm at Savor

HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary, as is parking behind the store with rear entrance.

SATURDAY’S POURINGS INCLUDE

Neyers Sonoma County, Carneros – Chardonnay
From the coolest region of Carneros, unoaked, crisp, citrusy, and dry, reminiscent of fine Chablis. Great food wine.  Pairs well with oysters and cherrystone clams on the half shell.

   Domaine de Fontaine Gris de Gris Rose
From Kermit Lynch, Corbières, France, 90% Grenache Gris, 5% Carignan, 5% Mouvèdre, full-bodies and lush, brimming with strawberry summer fruit, but dry and crisp.  Pairs well with shrimp cocktail and salad Niçoise.

                                       Cantine Valpane Pietra Rosso Barber
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Piedmont, Italy, 85% Barbera, 15% Fresia, all natural with indigenous yeast, unfiltered, fermented in concrete tanks with no oak, bright fruit, clean, summer red. Pairs well with
Spaghetti Marinara.

 Colene Clemens Dopp Creek Pinot Noir


From a small family-owned winery in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, “clean, balanced, and well-structured, with a core of bright raspberry and boysenberry fruit, and a round mouthfeel.”  Pairs well with grilled Salmon, Artic Char, and mushroom tart.

                                        Hedges CMS Cabernet Sauvignon
Washington State, 76% Cabernet, 16% Syrah, 8% Merlot, barrel-aged in neutral French and American oak, “Cassis, black-pepper, fig, and cinnamon bark,” will age 5-10 years but drinking exquisitely now.  Pairs well with arugula, roast beef, and blue cheese salad.

     Renardt Fache Bugey Cerdon Sparkling Rose

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Crisp organic sparkler from Cerdon France, So, Jura., a Louis Dressner selection.

Pairs well with classic BBQ, chicken, roast meats, summer in season fruits      

Adding to the Carolina Wines tasting is Savour’s Everyday Tech Tastings
at the North Shore’s Only – Digital Wine Machine. Taste 20 new wines seasonally selected and yes, complimentary. All wines are paired with food recommendations from Kathleen….The wine machine is a breeze to use!

Welcome Your Donation of Any Amount (suggest $5) for Pathways for Children. Thank You!

Please Note: If you are not fully vaccinations, please wear a mask when not tasting wines.

Thank you for this accommodation for our mutual health and well-being.

Savour Wine & Cheese  l  76 Prospect St.  l  Gloucester l  978. 282 .1455    
                                                    savourwineandcheese.com