CHOICE & RARE SELECTIONS FROM THE ESTEEMED ANTINORI WINES PORTFOLIO
WILL BE SAMPLED AT THE MAY 7th SAVOUR-SATURDAY WINE TASTING THAT ALSO OFFERS THREE SINGULAR BOTTLES OF THE HISTORIC 2016 VINTAGE OF
TORMARESCA TORCICODA PRIMITIVO …& A SONOMA NORTH COAST STUNNER THAT DEFINES MATCHLESS PINOT NOIR.
WHAT & WHY: We are pleased to feature exemplary Italian reds and whites from Antinori Wines along with welcoming back our guest host and Italian Wine Specialist, Marco Deary. This “grape” event continues our enology focus by pairing a tasting of fine wines to sharing insights, know-how and the experiences of prominent wine educators like Marco, elevating your understanding and enjoyment of the experience in sampling distinguished wines of complexity. And, as always, the tasting is enhanced using our imported Riedel glassware
WHO: Join guest host Marco Deary, Antinori Wines, Italian Wine Specialist and Savour’s Kathleen Morgan for an Italian fine wine learning experience… with four stops in Italy concluding with a California, one and only.
WHEN: This Saturday, May7th, from 2pm to 4pm + … @ Savour
HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary, as is parking behind the store with rear entrance.
Saturday’s Pourings include: Exceptional Vintages from the Antinori Wine Portfolio + A No. Coast Sonoma Bottle that defines Pinot Noir
Villa Antinori Toscana Rosso, IGT, It., 2018, Alc. 13.5%
Varietals: blend – Sangiovese, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Tasting: Villa Antinori 2018 is deep ruby red in color. Its nose is intense and complex, defined by notes of wild berries; blueberries and black currants, and notes of toasted hazelnuts, spices and vanilla. A full-bodied palate is well rounded with supple velvety tannins and a long savory finish. Pairs Well: NY sirloin, grilled lamb chops, veal, cured meats, roasted chicken, Rating: Decanter 92pts, James Suckling 91pts … $29.99
Villa Antinori Bianco, IGT, Tuscany, Central It., 2020, Alc. 14%
Varietals: Blend: Trebbiano, Pinot Blanco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Malvasia, Tasting: Villa Antinori Bianco is straw yellow in color with greenish highlights. The nose is fruity and floral and offers much finesse and elegance with notes of bananas, pineapple, white flowers and candied fruit. The palate is balanced and persistent, with savory mineral notes on the finish and aftertaste. Pairs Well: pasta primavera, vegetarian dishes, lean fish, appetizers & snacks, cured meats, …. $17.99
Tormaresca Torcicoda Primitivo del Salento, IGT, Apulia, It., 2019, Alc. 15.0% (offering 3 bottles of 2016, historic vintage), Varietals: 100% Primitivo, Tasting: Torcicoda is characterized by an intense ruby red color. The nose opens with fruity hints of cherries, strawberries and licorice, enriched with pleasant spicy notes. On the palate it is rich, full-bodied, and with a lively and pleasant tannin., Pairs Well: braised short-ribs, pasta bolognese, grilled lamb chops, Cornish game hen, charcuterie. Rating: Wine Enthusiast 90pts …$27.99
Tormaresca Chardonnay (unoaked), IGT, Puglia, It. 2019, Alc. 12.5%
Varietals:100% Chardonnay, Tasting: Clear and clean pale straw Apricot on the nose. Very buttery / creamy wine especially the palate. The nose has spices vanilla, apple, citrus, pear. Elegant mouth-popping acidity. Nice minerals aftertaste, which follows plenty of green apples, Pairs Well: shellfish, vegetarian, appetizers & snacks, uncured meats, Rating: Wine Enthusiast 88pts … $14.99
Patz & Hall, Sonoma North Coast, CA. Pinot Noir, 2018, Alc. 14.5%
Varietals: Pinot Noir, Tasting: Eighteen small, independent family-owned vineyard sites come together in this gorgeous display of Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir. This is an approachable Pinot Noir showing alluring freshness and purity. The nose displays intense aromas of Bing cherry, strawberry, dried rose petal and licorice notes. Nicely dense and full on the palate, the fresh acidity and bright red fruit flavors resolve on a juicy, detailed finish. This 2018 offering has the essential elegance, purity and complexity that defines great Pinot Noir. Pairs Well: Rib Roast, Veal Marsala, game (venison, deer, elk), Chicken Picata, roast duck breast, Rating: Wine Enthusiast 93pts … $39.99
Kathleen’s Price-Value Gems:
Unique to SAVOUR our three price-value collections, with
each category ( $9.99ers – $14.99ers -$19.99ers ) offering hundreds of wines
at one price, personally curated by Kathleen, some have limited availability
with new selections added regularly
> 9.99ers…the quality is taste delivering above-price enjoyment …Value!
>14.99ers…exhibiting qualities of complexity…Elevating The Experience!
>19.99ers…value laden wines by innovative vintners…Expect Exceptional!
Adding to the This Saturday’s Antinori Wines Tasting is Savour’s Everyday Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only Digital Wine Machine. Fun to use and enjoy! Taste up to 20 wines with new selections regularly added…& yes, complimentary. Kathleen welcomes your questions for food pairings.
Welcome Your Donation in any amount for Pathways for Children.
Thank You! …Kathleen
For Your Mobile Calendar l May – June Savour Wine Tastings!
> May 7 – Marco Deary, Antinori Wines, Italian Wine Specialist
May 14 – Gordon Alexander, Terroir Wines (owner) spotlight “Italian Wines”
May 21 – Harry Zarkades, Main Street Wines, wine merchant – owner
May 28 – Manny Gonzales, portfolio manager, Horizon Beverage Company
June 4 – Casey Gruttadauria, Ideal Wines
June 11– Ciro Pirone, Director of Italian Wines, Horizon Beverage Company
June 18 – Jen Pieters, Hogshead Wines
June 25 – Chuck Tyner, Italian Wine Traders
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