WHAT & WHY: Inviting your personal “tech” wine tasting, the occasion to sample up to 20 fine wines using the North Shore’s only Digital Wine Machine, during business hours, at your convenience…and it’s complimentary. An array American and International wines, primarily small production, innovative vintners, many practicing biodynamic viniculture, and farming organic grapes. The occasion to expand your sensory experiences…a wine’s color in the glass, the expansive aromas, the flavors each wine reveals…and sip your selections with imported Riedel stemware.
WHO: Just You & “The Machine” …It’s your personal tasting
WHEN: Whenever you visit – during business hours, 11am to 6pm
HOW: Simply insert a plastic card into the slot, the upper left side of each of the 4 units. Holding your glass below a spout of the selected bottle, press the lit green button above the selected bottle …your personal tasting has begun.
A Sampling of New Wines Recently Added
Jermann Vinnae Ribolla Gialla, Veneto, It, 2019, Alc 12.5%
Varietals: Ribolla Gialla, Italian Whites Tasting: Made with small additions of Riesling and Friulano, this elegant white has enticing aromas of spring blossoms, yellow stone fruit and a light whiff of toasted nut. Racy and linear, the crisp, savory palate delivers honeydew, yellow peach and a tangy mineral note alongside bright acidity. Pairs well: pasta, shellfish, mature & hard cheese, lean fish and cured meats, Rating: Wine Enthusiast 92 …$22.99
Stift Kloster Neuburg St. Laurent, Thermenregion, Ausstieg, Austria, 2016, Troken Alc. 13%, Varietal: St Laurent , other reds, Tasting: Juicy, fleshy black cherry notes hit the nose with a pure, bright force. On the palate, the fruit is just as intense, just a juicy, emboldened by hints of licorice and tar, producing a pleasant edge of bitterness. The soft tannins are glossy and guided by a central vein of freshness. Pairs well: Grilled beef, wild boar, venison, Rating: Wine Enthusiast 92 ….$19.99
The Pairing Red blend, Central Coast, Santa Ynez Valley, AVA, CA, 2016, Alc. 14.5% Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot Tasting: The 2016 Red Wine checks in as a blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc, 20% Merlot, and 10% Petit Verdot. Brilliant notes of cassis, tobacco leaf, damp earth, cedar herbs, and graphite all emerge from this concentrated, remarkably pure, elegant Bordeaux blend hat has building tannins and a great finish. It tastes well above its price point. Pairs well: roast leg of lamb, ribeye steak, game and roast pork loin …$24.99
Tinto Pesquera Crianza Tempranillo, Ribera del Duero, Spain, 2018, Alc. 14.5%
Varietal: 100% Tempranillo, Tasting: Clean and brilliant with an attractive, elegant garnet hue. Pleasant fresh aromatics with red berry fruit notes, such as raspberries, coming through along with balsamic hints. The whole combines to offer a complex, serious wine. Sweetness and attractive fruit character on the entry to the palate, then balsamic and licorice notes followed by an elegant finish with touches of brioche coming through. Pairs well: beef, lamb, venison ….$34.99
Obsidian Ridge, Estate Grown Red Blend, Red Hills, Lake County, CA, 2016, Alc. 14.5 , Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz/Syrah, Petite Sirah, Petit Verdot, Malbec, Tasting: A deep, dark color and generous black-fruit aromas lead to well-extracted flavors of blackberry, blueberry and black currant on the palate, while a thick blanket of fine-grained tannins wraps it all in. It is huge in structure but matched by luxurious, layered fruit and spice flavors. Best 2023–2033. Pairs Well: lamb chops, short ribs, lamb, game, poultry, Rating: Robert Parker 91…$39.99
Our Expanding Collection of Fine Wines In Half-Bottles …we offer a wide selection of fine wine in half-bottles representing most every category…bubbly to dessert to fortified Marsalas!…Perfect for two when one glass each will do!
To Summarize: Savor’s Everyday Tech-Tastings is the North Shore’s Only Digital Wine Machine. Tasting and learning about new wines is a fun and informative experience!
>Taste up to 20 wines with new selection regularly added and yes, your tasting is complimentary. Kathleen welcomes your questions for food pairings.
Welcome Your Donation in any amount (suggest $5) for Pathways for Children.
Thank You! …Kathleen
PLEASE NOTE: In Compliance with the City of Gloucester’s Board of Health COVID-19 Emergency Regulation, beginning January 10, 2022, masks covering the nose and face are required in all public spaces including retail businesses with a retail food service permit and public-facing staff providing on-site food services. This regulation includes all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, age 10-years and above. Your compliance ensures the health & well-being of our customers & our Savour team are maintained, thank you!
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