CLOSING OUT OCTOBER SAVOUR SATURDAY WINE TASTINGS IN GRAND STYLE & TASTE WITH MARTIGNETTI’S CONNOISSEUR WINE’S GUEST HOST BROOKE OVERSHISER. TAKING US TO FINE WINES FROM CHABLIS, NORTHERN RHONE, TO CRU BEAUJOLAIS, THE ORGANIC HILLS OF MONTALCINO IT, LANDING IN LUXURY IN NORTHEASTERN NAPA VALLEY…. A SINGULAR TASTING JOURNEY.
WHAT: Every Saturday guest host tasting offers multiple opportunities that begin with the introduction of wines that may be new to your palette coupled with a learning experience…asking “what to expect from a wine”, deepening enjoyment. Brooke is both a wine specialist and educator, welcoming conversation about the finer points of wines she knows all too well
As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel stemware.
WHY: Saturday’s wines, beyond their sensory qualities are “text-book” in the variety of wine to food pairings they offer. Both Brooke and Kathleen have the ready-to-share-expertise elevating a wine’s contribution to every food occasion…snacks to hors’ d to restaurant choices …take advantage of this Saturday.
WHO: For this tasting guest host Brooke and Kathleen have selected wines from renowned vintners to emerging stars of the grape
WHEN: This Saturday, October 23rd, from 2p to 4pm at Savour
HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary as is parking behind the store with rear entrance.
Saturday’s Pourings include:
Grand Regnard Chablis, Bourgogne, 2019, Varietal : Chardonnay, Alc. 12.5, A luxurious wine, one of the oldest, most prestigious houses in Chablis. Tasting: very lean and long in the mouth, defined flavors of white peach, green apple, lemon zest and chalky minerality. Pairs well: with luxurious dishes; lobster, Poulet de Bresse with truffles, or foie gras … just the sort of thing! Ratings: KM, simply classic and brilliant!
Maison L’Envoye, Ch. Vivier Monopole, Fleurie, Beaujolais, 2018, 13.0 Alc.,Varietal: 100% Gamay, Tasting: fresh and crisp on the palate, lively aromas and flavors of tart red fruit, chalk, minerality, velvety tannins, well-balanced natural acidity. Rating: wine.com 89 Pairs well: grilled cheeseburgers topped with minced shallots, dare we say “fried pickle”.
Les Launes, Crozes-Hermitage, Northern Rhone Valley, Delas, 2018 Alc. 14% Varietal: 100% Syrah, Alc. 14.0, Tasting: Black raspberries, sappy herbs, and Christmas spice notes, a seamless, elegant texture, and polished tannins. Pairs well: lamb, game (deer, venison), poultry, beef, Ratings: Jeb Dunnuck 91, specialist Southern Fr. grapes.
Allomi, The Hess Collection, Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2018 , Alc. 14.4% Blends small amounts of Petite Sirah, Petite Verdot, Merlot and Malbec, Tasting: perfumed red fruit, herbal notes complements dense black cherry and blackberry core, bright acidity, full-bodied, smooth texture. Pair well: game, mature & hard cheese, lamb, cured meats Ratings: Wine Spectator 90, Wine Enthusiast 90, James Sucking 92
Argiano, Solengo, Rosso Toscano, 2017, 14.5 Alc. Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot and Sangiovese. Tasting: A beam of pure blackberry, black currant, earth flavors accented by vanilla and coconut, in new oak. Pairs well: juicy, grilled steak, lamb chops, Veal, cured meats, Ratings: Wine Spectator 93, James Suckling 95
Savour’s everyday day tech-tastings, North Shore’s Only Digital Wine Machine. Taste up to 20 fine wines and yes, complimentary. The wine machine is a breeze to use…and fun!
Welcome Your Donation of any amount (suggest $5) 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. Thank you, Kathleen & the Savour Team
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