RE-OPENING THIS FRIDAY!…PLUS THE NEW YEAR’S FIRST SAVOUR-SATURDAY COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTING, SPANNING EUROPE & THE AMERICAS BRINGING THE COLORS, AROMAS & TASTES OF VENETO & TUSCANY…BORDEAUX’S RIGHT BANK, WILLAMETTE VALLEY, OR. & SO. RHONE VALLEY OFFERING A TASTE-LEARN EXPERIENCE

RE-OPENING THIS FRIDAY!…PLUS THE NEW YEAR’S FIRST SAVOUR-SATURDAY COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTING, SPANNING EUROPE & THE AMERICAS BRINGING THE COLORS, AROMAS & TASTES OF VENETO & TUSCANY…BORDEAUX’S RIGHT BANK, WILLAMETTE VALLEY, OR. & SO. RHONE VALLEY OFFERING A TASTE-LEARN EXPERIENCE  

WHAT & WHY
For this Saturday’s Complimentary Wine Tasting we enter the New Year sampling an array of wine flavors represented by classic and emerging varietals, unexpected blends and the occasion to learn of both traditional and unique food pairings to elevate this collection of wines that may be new to your palette. Our guest host is Casey Gruttadauria, wine specialist with Ideal Wine & Spirits, whose portfolio features small, innovative wineries in Europe, the Continent and the Americas. As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel glassware  

WHO: Joining Savour owner & wine merchant Kathleen Morgan is guest host, Ideal’s wine-educator Casey Gruttadauria

WHEN: 
This Saturday, January 15th, from 2p to 4p+ at Savour

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

Saturday’s Featured Pourings:
Otella le Creete Lugana, Veneto, It., White, 2020, Alc. 12.5%, Varietal: Turbiana, Tasting: Aromas of elderflower, citrus and tropical fruit lead the nose. Tangy and savory, the vibrant palate offers grapefruit, gooseberry and pineapple before a saline finish. Pairs Well: pasta, shellfish / oysters , lean fish and charcuterie.                                            Ratings: Wine Enthusiast 92 …$19.99

Clos-du-Mont-Olivet Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Blanc 2020, Alc. 13.5, Varietals: mostly Clairette 40%, Roussanne 30% + other So. Rhone varietals, Tasting: Enticing, with light brioche and macadamia nut notes leading off, while white peach, salted butter, acacia and heather hints fill in throughout….bright acidity of the vintage. The long finish is inlaid with an accent of wet stone. Drink now through 2025. Pairs Well: pork belly, rich fish( salmon, blue fish), grilled chicken breast, cured meats, Ratings: Wine Spectator 93 …$44.99

Eola Hills Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, OR, 2018
, Alc. 13.4% Varietals: Pinot Noir, Tasting: The color is a delight, see-thru garnet red. The nose is red berries and rich spice, French vanilla, sour cherry, and faint chocolate. This is a silky smooth, lively  Pinot Noir. A lot of flavor is packed in here— makes for a great everyday Pinot. Pairs Well: smoked salmon on a bed of rice, sprinkled with red wine vinegar, black pepper and dill….also, veal, game (deer, venison), Ratings: Wine Enthusiast 90… $21.99

Domaine des Marechaux, Famille Mingot, Bordeaux Supérieur, 2019, Alc. 13.5%, Varietals: Merlot, Tasting: Smooth, fruit-filled, all-Merlot claret from a small family estate on Bordeaux’s Right Bank. Deep ruby in the glass. Ripe red berries, cherries,
plum, with a hint of cedar, silky smooth, with pleasing weight and roundness Pairs Well: grilled ribeye, venison, veal. grilled duck breast…$14.99

Sono Montenidoli ll Garrulo, Chianti Colli Senesi, Tuscany, It., 2018,
 DOCG, Alc. 13%, Varietals: Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Trebbiano, Malvasia – organic farming, women owned! Tasting: Clear medium ruby color. Clean, developing, medium intensity nose with notes of red cherry, raspberry, mushroom and new leather. Dry, full body, medium alcohol, medium tannins and balanced acidity. Medium intensity flavors of red cherry, raspberries on the palate leading to a medium+ length finish Pairs Well: artisan dinner pizza of course!, pasta, salami & Prosciutto, duck, hot spicy beef chili ….$21.99

Adding to the Tasting of Ideal Wines is Savour’s Everyday Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only – Digital Wine Machine. Taste up to 20 wines selected by Kathleen and yes, complimentary. Do ask Kathleen for food pairing recommendations to elevate the enjoyment….The wine machine is a breeze to use…and fun!

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!
We are pleased to continue curbside pickup service

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

savourwineandcheese.com 

FEATURING FINE FRENCH BUBBLES FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION THIS NEW YEARS. WHILE SAVOUR IS KNOW FOR REPRESENTING SPARKLERS FROM INNOVATIVE, SMALL PRODUCTION VINTNERS TO HIGHLY REGARDED, UNDER-PUBLICIZED HOUSES IN EUROPE AND THE AMERICAS, HERE WE ARE SPOTLIGHTING 6 FAVORITES ALL FROM FRANCE, CHAMPAGNES TO LOIRE TO ALSACE SPARKLERS, FOR CELEBRATING THE SEASON IN STYLE …ALBEIT SOMEWHAT LOW-KEY IN SYMPATHY WITH CHAMPAGNE SHORTAGES.

FEATURING FINE FRENCH BUBBLES FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION THIS NEW YEARS. WHILE SAVOUR IS KNOW FOR REPRESENTING SPARKLERS FROM INNOVATIVE, SMALL PRODUCTION VINTNERS TO HIGHLY REGARDED, UNDER-PUBLICIZED HOUSES IN EUROPE AND THE AMERICAS, HERE WE ARE SPOTLIGHTING 6 FAVORITES ALL FROM FRANCE, CHAMPAGNES TO LOIRE TO ALSACE SPARKLERS, FOR CELEBRATING THE SEASON IN STYLE …ALBEIT SOMEWHAT LOW-KEY IN SYMPATHY WITH CHAMPAGNE SHORTAGES.

These Champagne & Sparkling Wines Pair Well with Savour Foods:
Imported & American Cheeses: Robiola Due Latte, Fromager d’Affinois (and Fromager d’Affinois with herbs), Humboldt Fog Goat Cheese, Vermont Creamery Goat Chevre, Delice de Bourgogne triple-crea Brie,Taleggio,Brebirousse d’Argental Sheep’s soft cheese, Cambozola Black Label – mild blue, Meredith Dairy Sheep and Goat’s milk marinated feta
Charcuterie + Torres Black Truffle Potato Chips, Marcona Almonds,34 Degree cracker thins, Prosciutto, Mousse Truffee, Our prized Canadian baguettes
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Chateau Moncontour a sparkling dry Vouvray Brut, NV from Touraine, middle Loire, Loire Valley, Alc. 12.5%, cork finish, Varietal: 100% Chenin Blanc, YES! Tasting: candid apple-lemon, biscuit toasted bread, honey, pear, sporting a creamy mousse, off-dry, balanced acidity, overall good intensity of flavors on the palette, and medium plus finish.  – $21.99

Lucien Albrecht Cremant d’Alsace Brut Rose, NV, Fr. Alsace – French Cremant,. Alc.12% Varietal: 100% Pinot Noir, Tasting: A dazzling pink wine, tart red currant, rhubarb and strawberry come together in a very refreshing, rounded and appetizing fashion. The frothy, foaming mousse with fine bubbles is exuberant and highlights these strawberry shortcake flavors, while a dry palate. This is very satisfying, fun and fruit-driven, with a serious core and a bright, lemony finish. Rating: Wine Spectator 90, wine.com 93 – $21.99

Drappier Cote d’Or Brut Champagne, NV, Urille in the  Aube, Fr., Alc. 12.5%, Varietal: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Meunier, Tasting: Racy acidity enlivens this crisp and lacy Champagne. Well-knit, with the delicate mix of ripe white cherry, blanched almond, yellow plum and grated ginger flavors. Ratings: Wine Spectator 90, Robert Parker 91, Decanter 90, N.B. Full & Half-Bottles: $52.98 for the 750 ml  & $ 29.99 for 375 ml

Gosset Grand Reserve Brut, NV, Ay Champagne N.B.: the oldest wine house in Champagne -Alc. 12% Varietal: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, Tasting: A tightly knit Champagne, backed by racy acidity, this is fresh and harmonious, with a finely detailed mousse and a delicate range of black raspberry, pickled ginger and chalk flavors, offering a touch of salted almond that echoes on the finish. Drinking now through 2024, Ratings: Wine Spectator 93, Decanter 94 – $64.99
Henriot Brut Souverain, Reims Champagne, Fr. NV, Alc. 12.5%, Varietal: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Tasting: A touch of vanilla-laced pastry cream sweetness accents this fresh and focused Champagne, with a fine mousse. This is well-balanced by crunchy acidity and flavors of lemon peel, green pear and spring blossom. Drinking  now through 2022. Rating: Wine Spectator 91, Decanter 92 – $59.99
Paul Clouet Rose Brut Champagne Grand Cru ‘Bouzy’, Champagne Fr. NV, Alc. 12.5% Varietal: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Tasting: A softly textured beginning, with fine, delicate Prelage (effervescence), aromatics of red apple, dried rose petal and anise. Raspberry and apple dominant on the palette. Delicious fruity character, with a clean finish mineral touches.  $69.99

Our Collection of Fine Wines In Half-Bottles …pleased to offer a wide selection of fine wines in half-bottles representing most every category…bubbly to dessert to fortified Marsalas!…Perfect for two when one glass each will do!    

Savour Foods & More … include us in your “holiday-prep” beyond the grape: Our curated international & American cheeses, charcuterie, condiments (olives to cornichons…), pate, uncured meats, spreads & sauces, crackers and chips with character, select Boston chocolates, our called-for Canadian baguettes, local + regional craft beers, wine accessories…we may have time for a custom holiday wine gift basket if you hurry…and more.

New Year’s Week Hours: Tues. – Thurs., 11am to 6pm,  Friday, New Year’s Eve, 11am to 4 pm. Joyfully closed on New Years’ day  

Our Most Welcomed “Winter Break” begins: Jan. 1st to 13th, 2022 …Re-opening Fri. Jan. 14th…Cheers!    

Wine Machine Tastings: Sample Up to 20 Wines During New Years Week  
Each wine is conveniently stocked directly below the Machine.

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, upper left side of each of the 4 units. Place glass below a spout of selected bottle , and press the lit green button above the selected bottle …what could be easier.

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

Please Note: If you are not fully vaccinated FOR COVID19 / the variants, request wearing a mask upon entering Savour, except when tasting wines…Welcome all wearing masks, practicing social distancing, and the Machine is sanitized following each use while the store’s air is purified every hour with our 5 Molekule air filter units clearing the air of 99.9% of viruses, bacteria and allergens all for your and our mutual health and well-being.    

Thank you, Merry Christmas & Happy New Year  
                                                                                     Kathleen & the Savour Team 

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

savourwineandcheese.com 

EXPERIENCE YOUR PERSONAL, HOLIDAY SEASON, COMPLIMENTARY WINE TASTINGS WHENEVER YOU VISIT SAVOUR.  A FUN, ENTERTAINING. LEARNING EXPERIENCE. ENJOY TASTING FINE WINES AT YOUR CONVENIENCE   

EXPERIENCE YOUR PERSONAL, HOLIDAY SEASON, COMPLIMENTARY WINE TASTINGS WHENEVER YOU VISIT SAVOUR.  A FUN, ENTERTAINING. LEARNING EXPERIENCE. ENJOY TASTING FINE WINES AT YOUR CONVENIENCE

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, throughout the day, 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

Special Holiday hours:   Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 10am to 4pm; New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, 11am to 4 pm. Joyfully closed Christmas & New Years’ days.  Additionally, both
holiday weeks, Tues. – Thurs., 11am to 6pm  

OUR WELCOMED “WINTER BREAK” FROM JAN. 1ST TO 13TH, 2022 …RE-OPENING FRI. JAN. 14TH 

HOW: simply insert a plastic card into the slot, upper left side of each of the 4 units. Place glass below a spout of the selected bottle , and press the lit green button above the selected bottle …what could be easier.    

A Sampling of New Wines Recently Added
Bodegas Franco-Espanolas Bordon Blanco, Rioja, White, 2019
  – Varietal: 100% Viura, Alc. 13%, Tasting: Yellow flowers, preserved lemon, hay, pineapple, modestly creamed. Round but fresh, crisp acidity, Pairs well:  appetizers, shellfish. lean fish, charcuterie,  Savour cheeses: Humbolt Fog Goat Chevre, CA – $13.99

Bruno Giacosa, Giacosa Roero Arneis,, Piedmont, It., 2020, Alc. 14% – Varietal: 100 % Arneis, Tasting: Giacosa Roero Arneis is an intense straw colored wine with greenish glints. The nose presents lemon, pineapple, peach and apricot notes with floral hints. On the palate it is fresh, full-bodied, with mineral notes and a persistent finish. Pairs well: pasta, shellfish, lean fish, mature and herbal cheeses, cured meats. Savour Cheeses: Fromager d’Affinois with herbs, Rating: Robert Parker 93, $32.99

Monacesca Camerte Marche Rosso, 2016, Central It., Alc. 13% -Varietals: Sangiovese, Merlot Tasting: Earth and smoke on the nose, Dark ruby hue. Fresh acidity and angular tannins, notable cherry, plum fruit, mushroom and dark chocolate, earthy, good aging potential. Pairs well: ribeye roast, pasta, veal and roasted chicken, Savour Cheeses: Ewephoria sheeps milk cheese from the Netherlands, $24.99

Domaine Tour Campanets Mon Coeur Violettes, 2017  – Provence, Cotes de Provence Fr., Alc. 14% Varietals: 50% Syrah, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, Certified Organic. Tasting: The nose suggests succulent red and black fruits with notes of sweet spices. Round and delicate, well balanced with beautiful smooth tannins and a refreshing finish. It’s simultaneously robust,  and juicy, Pairs well:  Excellent with beef sirloin, mushrooms, and even chocolate desserts. Savour Cheeses:  Kaltbach Swiss, $23.99

Gravel Bar 2017, Columbia Valley, WA, Alc. 14.13%  Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Tasting: There is a wonderful balance between fruit and herbal flavors in this Cabernet. Black cherry and raspberry marry deliciously with mint and fennel. Provides a backdrop of fullness on the palate with firm tannins. Pairs well: Match this Cabernet to braised lamb shank on a bed of couscous, roast prime rib, or duck confit. Savour Cheese: Pitchfork cheddar, UK, $21.99

Savour’s everyday day tech-tastings, North Shore’s Only Digital Wine Machine.…We regularly rotate in new wines, so always new bottles to experience. Each wine is conveniently stocked directly below the Machine.

Welcome Your Donation of any amount (suggest $5) Pathways for Children. Thank You!
Please Note: If you are not fully vaccinated FOR COVID19 / the variants, request wearing a mask upon entering Savour, except when tasting wines…Welcome all wearing masks, practicing social distancing, and the Machine is sanitized following each use while the store’s air is purified every hour with our 5 Molekule air filter units clearing the air of 99.9% of viruses, bacteria and allergens all for your and our mutual health and well-being.
Thank you, Merry Christmas & Happy New Year  

Kathleen & the Savour Team  

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

 savourwineandcheese.com    

INVITING YOU TO OUR FINAL, SPECIAL, HOLIDAY WINE TASTING OF THE YEAR, SIXSELECT BOTTLES, THE BEST ACCOMPANIMENTS ESPECIALLY FOR YOUR DINING AND ENTERTAINING OCCASIONS OVER THE NEXT TWO WEEKS TO CELEBRATE THE SEASON IN STYLE WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS…WELCOMING BACK HARRY “Z”, IMPORTER AND WINE MERCHANT TO EXPERIENCE THE BEST FROM HIS INTERNATIONAL PORTFOLIO.

INVITING YOU TO OUR FINAL, SPECIAL, HOLIDAY WINE TASTING OF THE YEAR, SIXSELECT BOTTLES, THE BEST ACCOMPANIMENTS ESPECIALLY FOR YOUR DINING AND ENTERTAINING OCCASIONS OVER THE NEXT TWO WEEKS TO CELEBRATE THE SEASON IN STYLE WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS…WELCOMING BACK HARRY “Z”, IMPORTER AND WINE MERCHANT TO EXPERIENCE THE BEST FROM HIS INTERNATIONAL PORTFOLIO.

WHAT & WHY: This tasting is the second of a two part (Dec.11 & Dec.18, this Saturday) holiday wine tasting dedicated to presenting wines that can complement your dining and entertaining plans for Christmas and New Year’s weeks, special and impromptu occasions that call for interesting, memorable and unexpected wine pairings, also for taking time-out, relaxing with a glass of wine between holiday events.
The tasting brings notable selections, once again wines that are probably new to your palette, from Champagne, Fr., the Loire, Bordeaux, Sicily, Washington State, and Italy’s Veneto ( Amarone) and Terre Siciliane regions, and the opportunity to experience, learn and taste exceptional bottles with noteworthy complexity. As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel stemware.
>Through our updated policy and procedures, we are committed to provide the safest
 possible shopping experience to maintain the health and well-being of our customers and Savour team …and welcoming all who choose to wear masks!

WHO: Guest Host Harry “Z” wine merchant / importer / owner Main Street Wine Imports and Savour’s Kathleen Morgan have chosen wines primarily from small, independent, innovative vintners for the special holiday occasions in the weeks ahead.

WHEN: PLEASE NOTE EARLIER HOURS – 1pm to 3pm for this Saturday, December 18th’s, special tasting at Savour.

HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary, as is parking in our private lot directly behind the store with rear entrance.

Saturday Dec. 18 Tasting Wines ….Enjoy!  
Jean-Noel Haton Blanc de Blancs Champagne, NV, Alc. 12.5%, Varietal: Chardonnay,
Tasting: Jean-Noel Hatton is based in Damery, Marne Valley, Champagne, Fr. making well-balanced wine, poised between minerality, acidity and white fruits.  Nose of apples, Camembert cheese, roasted nuts. On the palette it’s green apple, cream, honey, quince, butter and apricot.  Tangy and zesty, and drinking beautifully now timed for New Year’s ’22. Pairs well: Rich fish( salmon, tuna, etc.) shellfish of course, both mild and soft cheese. Savour cheese: La Tur (goat, cow, sheep, cheese – brie like), Rating: Wine Enthusiast 91… $44.99  

Chateau Briot, Bordeaux Sec, White, 2020, Varietals: Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Alc. 12.5% Tasting: Excellent minerality, pale gold, tropical aromas of pineapples, hinting citrus; dry & refreshing; flavors of dried grapefruit wheels, yogurt with honey-roasted nuts, and pressed flowers with a supple, lively, dry, light body and a sleek, medium-length finish. Pairs well: roasted pork loin, vegetarian, Cornish game hen, appetizers and snacks, lean fish (cod, haddock, halibut), apps and snacks.  Savour cheese: Humboldt Fog Goat Cheese…$14.99                          
Firriato-Jasmin Zibibbo, Terre Siciliane, Secco, Sicily, It., White, 2018, Alc. 12%
Varietal: 100% Zibibbo, Tasting: bright straw yellow, green reflections. On the nose aromatic florals, white flowers, herbs, sweet and ripe citrus. For the palette a fresh honeydew melon, stone fruit, rich, vibrant acidity and  a medium long finish!. Pairs well: Appetizers and snack, vegetarian, shellfish, soft cheeses.  Savour cheese: Lamb Chopper sheep milk, CA… $25.99                                                  

Harmomium Firriato Nero d’ Avola, Terre Siciliane, IGT 2017, Alc. 14.5%, Varietal: Nero d’ Avila, Tasting: This Nero d’ Avola opens with ripe black-skinned berry, carob and cedar aromas. The rich and intense chewy savory palate offers dried black cherry, raspberry jam and cocoa alongside fine-grained tannins. Pairs well: Pasta Bolognese, lamb chops, ribeye steak. Savour cheese: Parmigiano Reggiano, Rating: Wine Enthusiast 90 ….$ 44.99

Dead Canyon Ranch, Horse Heaven Hills, Columbia Valley, Washington State, 2017, Alc. 14.1, Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot, Tasting: The aromas offer notes of smoke, black currant, green pepper, oak ,vanilla and plum. Sweet matchstick pastries and plum flavors follow, backed by tightly coiled, slightly dry tannins. Full body, velvety tannins, a subtle fruit-jam finish. Will benefit from a short decant if drinking in the near term. Pairs well: Beef Bourguignon, lamb chops with Portabella mushrooms, juicy Buffalo burger. Savour cheese:  Wookey Hole Cheddar, UK., Rating: Wine Advocate 89 …$17.99

Rengo Amarone della Valpolicella Classico, Veneto, Trevenezie, It., DOCG 2015, Alc. 15.5% Varietals: Corvina Veronese, Rondinella, Molinara, Tasting: Rich and intense; toffee, dried mint, singed orange peel and iron accents waft from the glass of this full-bodied version. On the palate flavors of crushed black cherry, melted licorice and espresso cream tightly knit to dense, fine-grained tannins. Let this red be fully revealed by decanting or short-term cellaring. Best from 2022 through 2032. Pairs well: beef, game (deer venison), lamb chops  Savour cheese: Gorgonzola Dolce, Rating: Wine Spectator 92 …$34.99

Adding to the Harry “Z” Main Street Wine Imports Tasting on Saturday is Savour’s Everyday Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only – Digital Wine Machine.Taste 20 wines, it’s your personal wine tasting, and yes, complimentary.
>Ask Kathleen for food pairing recommendations ….The Machine is a breeze to use…and fun!

Welcome Your Holiday Donation: any amount (suggest $5) for Pathways for Children. Thanks!

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

December Saturday Wine Tastings’ Guest Hosts: Celebrating The Season In Style!  

Dec. 18 –PLEASE NOTE EARLIER HOURS – 1PM TO 3PM for Harry “Z” Zarkades, owner / wine merchant, Main Street Wine Imports.

Special Holiday Hours:
>Monday December 20th, 11am to 4pm

>Merry Christmas and Happy New Years’ days, joyfully closed. 

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

  savourwineandcheese.com 

A SPECIAL OCCASION, WELCOMING BACK VINEYARD ROAD, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11th TASTING WITH GUEST HOST DAVE BENDER. VR SPECIALIZES IN SMALL PRODUCTION ARTISANAL VINTNERS FEATURING FINE AND RARE WINES, NOTABLE EMERGING PRODUCERS OF JUST 5 YEARS TO 500 YEAR-OLD ESTATES…WINES THAT DEFINE THE BEST ACCOMPANIMENTS FOR HOLIDAY FOOD AND ENTERTAINING!  

A SPECIAL OCCASION, WELCOMING BACK VINEYARD ROAD, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11th TASTING WITH GUEST HOST DAVE BENDER. VR SPECIALIZES IN SMALL PRODUCTION ARTISANAL VINTNERS FEATURING FINE AND RARE WINES, NOTABLE EMERGING PRODUCERS OF JUST 5 YEARS TO 500 YEAR-OLD ESTATES…WINES THAT DEFINE THE BEST ACCOMPANIMENTS FOR HOLIDAY FOOD AND ENTERTAINING!  

WHAT & WHY: For this moment, the lead up to Christmas and New Years, when entertaining, crafting time-honored foods in your kitchen and catered specialities, occasions that deserve interesting, memorable wine pairings…it’s the precise focus of our tasting this and next Saturday. For the 11th, wines that well serve the moment… ones that are probably new to your palette, spotlighting France and Italy. The perfect occasion to learn, taste and experience exceptional wines with extraordinary complexity from a singular importer representing wines of distinction and authentic character. As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel stemware.

WHO: Guest Host Dave Bender, Vineyard Road wine merchant / importer and Savour’s Kathleen Morgan have chosen wines  primarily from small, independent, innovative vintners
for the special holiday occasions in the weeks ahead.

WHEN: This Saturday, December 11th, from 2p to 4pm at Savour

HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary, as is parking in our private lot directly behind the store with rear entrance.

Saturday’s December 11th Holiday Pourings include:
Jacques Lassaigne Les Vignes de Montgueux, Blanc de Blancs, Extra Brut, NV, Fr. Alc. 12% Varietal: 100% Chardonnay, Tasting: Light yellow color. Nose exhibits citrus fruits, apple, and mineral accents. On the palette experience creamy texture, burnt toast, touch of chalk, fine bubbles, zesty. Crisp acidity yields freshness, lingering clean finish, a Classic! Pairs well: rich fish (salmon, tuna), shellfish, pork, Savour Cheese: Fromager D’Affinois with herbs… $62.99                            

PRA Monte Grande, Soave Classico, Veneto, Italy, 2017, Alc. 13.5% Varietal: Garganega (indigenous), Tasting: Fascinating aromas of straw, dried mangoes and pears with hints of cooked apples, following through to a medium body, driven acidity, good freshness, a long finish of sweet almond and vanilla. Truly multidimensional.  Pairs well: Perfect with shellfish and fish dishes (red tuna, sea bass), ideal with quiche, seafood risotto, meat roasts, apps and snacks. Savour Cheese: Taleggio,  Rating: James Suckling 92 …$ 27.99

Domaine de Villargeau, Les Abeilles, Coteaux du Giennois, Upper Loire, Fr., 2019, Alc.14% Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc, Tasting: From flint soil the wine is crisp, with a notable mineral edge. On the palette lots of citrus (tangerine, grapefruit, lemon, lime) ending with a hint of bay leaf, returning to a dose of minerality. Pairs well: lobster to king crabs to prawns, vegetarian, hors d’, fried oysters, Savour Cheese: Istara Ossau-Iraty (sheep), Rating: Wine Enthusiast 90 …$18.99

Domaine de Montille, Bourgogne, Cote de Beaune, Monthelie, Fr. Pinot Noir, 2017 Alc. 13%, Varietal: 100% Pinot Noir. Certified organic and biodynamic, Tasting: A refreshing, layered dry red with perfumed berry and floral aromas. Rounded but firm tannins. Raspberry, baking spice, forest floor – savory/earthy mushroom bits, loganberry. Elegant, medium body with a longish, smooth finish. Pairs well: lamb chops, game (deer, venison), grilled Cornish Game Hen, rib roast, charcuterie. Savour Cheese: Manchego (sheep), Rating:wine.com 91 
$39.99

Saint-Joseph Offenus, Northern Rhone, Fr., J.L. Chave Selection, 2019, Alc. 13.5%, Varietals: Shiraz/Syrah, Tasting: Opaque magenta. Mineral- and spice-accented dark berry and cherry aromas are complemented by a smoky nuance. Drinking concentrated blackberry and bitter cherry flavors show very good depth and take a sweeter turn on the back half. Finishes emphatically spicy and quite long, supple well-knit tannins with clinging cherry and floral pastille notes.  Pairs well: Rib-eye roast, Lamb roast, game (venison, game birds), roast chicken, Savour Cheese: Kaltbach (Swiss), Rating: Vinous 93, Wine Spectator 93, …$36.99  

A Quo Toscana, Montepeloso, Toscana, 2019, Italy, Alc. 14.5%, Varietals: Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Alicante Bouschet, Marselan, Montepulciano, Tasting: The 2019 A Quo, Montepeloso red defines price-value. Fresh, floral, offering up a bevy of crushed berry fruit, rose petal and cinnamon, a mid-weight style that emphasizes freshness and energy to balance its natural richness. Medium in body and wonderfully translucent. The tannins are mature with supportive acidity accompanying a bright finish.  This  2019 is an absolute beauty. Pairs Well: prime-rib, Lamb chops, veal, Charcuterie, poultry. Savour Cheese:  Roomano Pradera, Dutch, Rating:wine.com 92, James Sucking 93, …$24.99

Adding to the Vineyard Road Tasting on Saturday is Savour’s Everyday Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only – Digital Wine Machine.Taste 20 wines, just added 13 new selections, and yes, complimentary.
>Ask Kathleen for food pairing recommendations ….The wine machine is a breeze to use…and fun!

Welcome Your Holiday Donation of any amount (suggest $5) for Pathways for Children. Thank You! …

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

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December Savour – Saturdays’ Holiday Wine Tastings’ Guest Hosts: Celebrating The Season In Style!  

Dec. 11–  Dave Bender, Vineyard Road Wines, 2p to 4p  

Dec. 18 – Harry “Z” Zarkades, owner / wine merchant, Main Street Wine Imports, 1p to 3p

Special Holiday Hours:

>Monday December 20th, 11am to 4pm

>Merry Christmas and Happy New Years’ days, joyfully closed.  

DECEMBER SAVOUR HOLIDAY WINE TASTINGS BEGIN THIS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4TH WITH WINE AND FOOD SPECIALIST ANTHONY SCIARAPPA AND SELECTIONS FROM HIS ACCLAIMED CAROLINA CONNOISSEUR PORTFOLIO, WINES MATCHED TO EVERY HOLIDAY OCCASION: ENTERTAINING TO DINNER PARTIES …TO A GLASS OF WINE. 

DECEMBER SAVOUR HOLIDAY WINE TASTINGS BEGIN THIS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4TH WITH WINE AND FOOD SPECIALIST ANTHONY SCIARAPPA AND SELECTIONS FROM HIS ACCLAIMED CAROLINA CONNOISSEUR PORTFOLIO, WINES MATCHED TO EVERY HOLIDAY OCCASION: ENTERTAINING TO DINNER PARTIES …TO A GLASS OF WINE.      

WHAT & WHY: With everything Holidays in mind, with a spotlight on the moments where special family recipes and entertaining are front and center, the timely occasion to welcome back, wine, food specialist and chef Anthony Sciarappa who oversee the Connoisseur Portfolio of select, fine wines, and the opportunity to sip, experience and learn about wines expressly selected for holiday fare …aperitifs to snacks (Champagne & popcorn), hors ‘d to small plates to dinner parties.  The chance to equip your holiday events with added enjoyment.  

WHO: For this tasting guest host, wine and food specialist and chef Anthony Sciarappa together with Savour’s Kathleen Morgan, have selected wines of South Africa, Champagne, the Piedmont and San Luis Obispo, USA that pair well to holiday culinary season…
WHEN: This Saturday, December 4th, from 2p to 4pm at Savour
HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary, as is parking behind the store with rear entrance.
Saturday’s December Holiday Pourings include:
Drappier Cote d’Or, Brut, Champagne, Alc. 12%, Varietal: Pinot Noir / Pinot Nero, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Tasting: full-bodied and long, with a lovely texture from red wine tannins and oak-matured portion. An enticing blend of red cherry, nectarine and Asian pear fruit, round in body, pleasantly focused by its acidity and small bubbles. Pairs Well: shellfish, caviar, rich fish (salmon, tuna), and yes…popcorn. Savour cheese: Delice-de-Bourgogne, Fr. – full btl. $52.99, half btl., – $29.99,      
Hamilton-Russell, Estate Hemel-En-A-Aarde Valley, So.Africa, 2020, Alc. 13%, Varietal: Chardonnay, Tasting: Classical full-bodied, nose is delicate yellow fruit, pear, white stone fruit.
layers of brioche, yogurt, butter and vanilla. Palette is weighty with medium acidity & alcohol, a long and fresh finish. Pairs well: salmon / tuna, vegetarian, pork, game birds Savour cheese: Taleggio, It., – $39.99
Hamilton-Russell “Ashbourne”, Swartland, So. Africa, 2019, Varietal: Pinotage / Cinsault, Alc. 14%, Tasting: surprisingly delicate, very pinot noir like; on the palette earthy,  medium bodied, with berries, spices, minerals and smoke, bright acidity to a dry finish.    
Pairs well: lamb chops & creamy spinach , game (elk, venison), grilled Cornish game hens, Savour cheese: Mousse Truffee, US, – $17.99
Tintero Rosso, Azienda Agricola Tintero Elvio, Mango, Piedmonte, It, Kermit Lynch, 2019  Alc. 12.5%, Varietal: Nebbiolo, Cabernet Franc, Barbera, Dolcetto, Tasting: Well-balanced medium body, slightly jammy with cassis, black cheery, a touch of black plum, with leather, oak and vanilla, a long finish and round tannins. Pairs well: juicy ribeye, pasta, grilled lamb chops, game-venison, Savour cheese: Swiss Gruyere, – $14.99
Iron and Sand, Paso Robles, Central Coast, San  Luis Obispo, CA, 2019, Alc. 14%, Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon, Tasting: Oak and tannins harmonious and balanced, black fruit-vanilla -clove-spices on the nose, full body, fruit forward, blackberry & red currant at the core, tannin spice to a vanilla finish. Pairs well:  roasted leg of lamb to burgers, game / venison. Savour cheese: Pitchfork Cheddar, UK, – $25.99

Adding to the Carolina Connoisseur Portfolio Tasting is Savour’s Everyday Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only – Digital Wine Machine.Taste 20 wines, just added 13 new selections, and yes, complimentary.
>Ask Kathleen for food pairing recommendations ….The wine machine is a breeze to use…and fun!

Welcome Your Holiday Donation of any amount (suggest $5) for Pathways for Children. Thank You! …

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

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December Saturdays’ Holiday Wine Tastings’ Guest Hosts: Celebrating The Season In Style.  

Dec. 4 –   Anthony Sciarappa, Carolina Connoisseur Porfolio, 2p to 4p

Dec. 11-  Dave Bender, Vineyard Road Wines, 2p to 4p  

Dec. 18 – Harry “Z” Zarkades, owner / wine merchant, Main Street Wine Imports, 1p to 3p

UNEXPECTED HOLIDAY WINES DEFINE THIS NOVEMBER 2OTH’S, SATURDAY, COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTING @ SAVOUR WITH MASCIARELLI WINE COMPANY. COME PREPARED TO LEARN

UNEXPECTED HOLIDAY WINES DEFINE THIS NOVEMBER 2Oth’s, SATURDAY, COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTING @ SAVOUR WITH MASCIARELLI WINE COMPANY. COME PREPARED TO LEARN  

WHAT: Join us this Saturday, November 20th for a complimentary, timely, holiday focused tasting, featuring unexpected selections with wine sage Bob McVicker .  Bob is pouring wines from Masciarelli Wine Co. International Portfolio representing: Alsace, Lombardia, Luxembourg, Italy north & south, and classic Saint-Emilion…tasters will experience 6 wines, 3 reds / 3 whites, 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…distinctive varietals, some rare blends that define these storied wine regions.  For this tasting it’s wine that aptly complements Thanksgiving dining including appetizers to small plates, with rich sauces and fowl (duck to pheasant to turkey) in mind.  Kathleen welcomes food pairing requests!

WHO: Guest host Bob McVicker, Masciarelli wine specialist and Savour’s Kathleen Morgan have again selected wines especially for the pairing to holiday fare

WHEN: This Saturday, November 20, from 2p to 4p+ at Savour

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

For this Tasting: Pouring 6 Wines For Holiday Fare
Cave de Turckheim Pinot Blanc, Alsace, France, 2018, Alc. 13%, Varietal: Pinot Blanc
Tasting: Bright and subtle notes of green pear on the nose of this wine promise freshness. The palate presents citrus fruits in a harmonious, bright and juicy flavor experience with a fresh, dry finish. Pairs well: rich fish(salmon, tuna), shellfish, mild &sof cheeses and charcuterie.Rating: 89 Wine Enthusiast / winemag.com

La Novella Bianco, Alpi Retiche, Pietro Nera, Lombardia, It
., Alc., 12.5%, Varietal:
Rossola Nera, Manzoni Bianco, Chardonnay, Nebbiolo Tasting:  Crisp, fresh fruit. Pours straw with green highlights, and an intense aroma profile featuring lemon, green apple, floral, and wet stone characters, showing firm acidity. A rare white blend. Pairs well: pasta, shellfish, soft cheese, white lean fish, cured meats, roasted veggies  

Domaine Clos Des Rochers, Grevenmacher, Luxembourg Moselle, Riesling, 2018,
 Varietal: Riesling, Alc. 12.5, Tasting: This is a perfectly faultless crisp, hand-harvested, premier Luxembourg Riesling. Beautiful acidity, chunkier candied aromas, nectarine, good minerality, clean, full body and a palate-long finish. An experience! Pairs well: smoked salmon and seafood, white meat, or a hearty “pot-au-feu”    

Ana Maria Abbona, Sori Dij But, Piedmont, Dogliani, It., DOCG, 2018,
 Alc. 12.5%, Varietal: Dolcetto Tasting: Bold, structured, on the nose minerality, blackberry, violet, strawberry , ripening raspberry; on the palate this dry, earthy wine with some acidity offers strawberry, sage, black plum, cocoa, and chewy tannins. Pairs well: pizza, pasta, roast lamb, grilled meat 

Belpoggio Rosso di Montalcino, Tuscany, It., 2018
, Varietal: Sangiovese, Alc. 14% Tasting: Overall superb structure, lively acidity and so fresh. Dominating scents of red currants, hints of cherry, notes of chocolate, plum and cherry. Superb vintage. Pairs well: cured and grilled meats, veal, roast lamb, grilled poultry, medium seasoned cheese.    

Chateau Pipeau, Grand Cru, Liournais, Saint-Emilion, 2018, Varietal: 90% Merlot, Cab. Franc, Cab Sauvignon Alc. 14%, Tasting: dry, medium to full body, complex, well-balanced. In the glass red and dark fruit, hints of mushroom, anise, mocha, ample oak and vanilla, smooth finish with baking spice… Pairs well: lamb, pork, roast chicken, Asian dishes, rich fish, mushrooms and pasta.

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. Ask Kathleen for food pairing recommendations ….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….All wearing masks are welcome 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 Thanksgiving Week Hours:

Monday 11/22 – 11am – 4pm

Tues. / 23 –Weds. / 24 – 11am -6pm 
Thursday, Happy Thanksgiving!

Fri. / 26 –  Sat. /27 – 11am -6pm

THIS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH, A VERY SPECIAL GORDON ALEXANDER, TERRIOR WINES, COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTING @ SAVOUR, CURATED ESPECIALLY FOR THE HOLIDAYS

THIS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13th, A VERY SPECIAL GORDON ALEXANDER, TERRIOR WINES, COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTING @ SAVOUR, CURATED ESPECIALLY FOR THE HOLIDAYS  

WHAT: Join us this Saturday, November 13th for a specially-timed holiday complimentary wine tasting with wine merchant / owner of Terroir Wines, Gordon Alexander.  Gordon will be pouring an eclectic selection of 7 wines, each with a story of their singular terrior representing: Spain, Austria, Bordeaux  Fr., Paso Robles, Central Coast CA, Sierra Foothills, CA and a Portugal Madeira …7 bottles that may be new to your palette.  As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel stemware.  

WHY:  A notable learning experience.  Terrior Wines work with winemakers that cherish their land, wines expressing the sense of place with minimal intervention in the vineyard and cellar.
Most are organic, some biodynamic, all sustainable.  Wines that are unique and individual as their makers.  

WHO:wine merchant, Gordon Alexander together with Savor’s Kathleen Morgan have selected wines dedicated to the principle that place matters

WHEN: This Saturday, November 13th, from 2pm to 4pm at Savour

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

Saturday’s Pourings include:

Stift Klosterneuburg NV Klostersekt Brut, sparkling blend, AustrianVarietal:  Gruner Veltliner Sekt, Alc. 12%,  Tasting: Pear-flesh and lemon scents, gentle fizz on the nose. A lovely backdrop of yeast counters the fruit  freshness.  The finish is dry, yeasty and refreshing, Pairs well: pre-dinner aperitif, accompany shellfish, hard cheeses and sushi Rating: Wine Magazine 89  

Hermann Moser, Gebling, Riesling 2015 – Austrian, Alc. 12%, Varietal: Riesling, Tasting: Defines “green apple”, faint hints of grapefruit zest, lemon characterise nose, secondary flavors honey and melon, fizzing with freshness, bracing acidity. Pairs well: pork loin, shellfish, spicy foods, cured meats, Rating: 89 Wine Magazine

Carol Shelton Coquille Blanc – Paso Robles, Central Coast CA, 2019, alc. 13.5%  Varietals: Grenache Blanc, Viognier, Marsanne, Rousanne), Tasting: Aromas of peach, honey cake, Key Lime Pie yielding a ripe, nutty nose. Flavors of roasted orange, lemon tonic with a peach accent. Pairs well:  soups, pasta, shellfishing poultry Rating: Wine Magazine 91

Chateau Benitey, Saint-Emillion, Grand Cru Bordeaux, 2016,  Alc. 14%,  Varietal: Cabernet Franc, Merlot,. Tasting: Benitey opens to aromas of cherries and blackberries laced with floral, tobacco and crushed stones together in the glass. Elegant medium body is densely structured, underlined with minerality through the finish.…a true expression of Saint-Émilion terroir. Pairs well: roast chicken, grilled pork, duck, sausage and soft cheese. Rating:  Wine Magazine 90

Omen Red Blend – Sierra Foothills, CA, 2019, Alc. 15%,  Varietals: Zinfandel, Petit Sirah, Barbera, Syrah, Grenache, Alc. 14.5%, Tasting: Dark crimson color, deep purple hues, Inky black cherry, black raspberry, licorice, clove on the nose; medium acidity, jammy, chewy tannins. A velvety texture black, fruit dominated. Pairs well: yes “burgers”, grilled pork, grilled poultry, lamb, veal.  Rating: Wine Spectrum 93, wine.com 90  

Ardevol Anjoli, Priorat blend, Spain, Catalunya, 2016, Alc.15%, Varietals: Syrah, Merlot. Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Tasting: Bold, structured and strong fruity nose. Black currant hue, fresh on the palate; concentrated rich, dark fruits some spice and licorice, silky texture meets lingering finish. Pairs well: grilled sausage, BBQ, short ribs, Mexican-America cuisine.  

Almas das Calcadas Rainwater Madeira – Portugal, NV, Varietal: Tinta Negra, Alc. 19%,
Tasting: Crisp, aromatic and delicately sweet with vibrant notes of vanilla, caramel, fig and walnut on both the nose and palate. Aged in French oak casks during 5 years. Very well balanced in sugar and acidity. Pairs well: quintessential aperitif with sharp cheddars, charcuterie, Dessert: cheesecake, creme  caramel and toffee pudding. yummy!

Adding to the Terroir Wines Tasting This Saturday is Savor’s Everyday
Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only – Digital Wine Machine. a breeze to use.
>Taste 20 new wines for November into the holidays and yes, complimentary. Kathleen welcomes your questions for food pairings.

> Welcome Your Donation of Any Amount (suggest $5) for Pathways for Children.
                                                                                                            

Thank You!

…Kathleen

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

Welcome all wearing masks. Thank you …for our mutual health and well-being.    

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NEVER MISS SAVOUR COMPLIMENTARY WINE TASTINGS, THE OCCASION TO EXPERIENCE YOUR PERSONAL TASTING, WHEN YOU VISIT, AT YOUR CONVENIENCE.


NEVER MISS SAVOUR COMPLIMENTARY WINE TASTINGS, THE OCCASION TO EXPERIENCE YOUR PERSONAL TASTING, WHEN YOU VISIT, AT YOUR CONVENIENCE.
  

WHAT: Inviting your personal “tech” wine tasting, the occasion to sample up to 20 fine wines using our Digital Wine Machine, throughout the day, Tuesday thru Saturday, at your convenience.  Using this “digital taster”, unique on the North Shore, couldn’t be easier…and
it’s complimentary.  

WHY: For your sensory enjoyment…a wine’s color in the glass, the array of aroma, what tastings reveal…learning about each wine.                  
>new fine wine selections are regularly added, the opportunity to sample wines new to you.
>sip fine wine with imported Riedel glassware
>Ask Kathleen for wine to food pairing recommendations  
>each wine is stocked below the wine machine

WHO: Just You & “The 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 lit green button above the selected bottle …it’s a breeze. 

A Sampling of New Wines Recently Added
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 elegant texture, and polished tannins. Pairs well: lamb, game (deer, venison), beef, Ratings: Jeb Dunnuck 91, specialist Southern Fr. grapes.

Allomi, The Hess Collection, Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2018 , Alc. 14.4%
Tasting: red fruit, herbal notes complements a 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 Suckling 92  

San Salvatore Falanghina, Campania, It, southern Italy white wine, Varietal: Falanghina, 2019,  Alc. 13%, Tasting:  This Campania white reveals the delicate interplay between blossom, nectarines and fresh herbs, exciting on the nose. The acidity is electric and really takes this through a wealth of layered stone fruit to a spicy finish. Ratings: James Suckling 92    

Special Wines to Celebrate Halloween: From Tasmania, Australia
Devil’s Corner Pinot Noir  2019, Tasmania, Australia, Alc. 13%, Tasting: fruit forward, elegant dark cherry, raspberry, strawberry earthy oak red fruit, vanilla, pepper and dried cranberry. Rating: Wine Enthusiast 90  

Devils Corner Chardonnay, 2020, Tasmania, Australia, Alc. 13%, Tasting: flavors of melon, peach, ginger and toasty oak nuances. It’s both corpulent and refreshing, linear and crisp, Rating: Wine Enthusiast: 92
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 all wearing masks for our mutual health and well-being.   Thank you, Kathleen

Upcoming Savour-Saturday Guest Host
Wine Tastings in November!

Saturday, November 6th
2pm- 4pm
Casey Gruttadauria
Ideal Wine & Spirt    

Saturday, November 13th
2pm-4pm
Gordon Alexander
Terrior Wines

Saturday, November 20th
Featuring Out Digital Wine Machine
                                                      sample up to 20 fine wines                                                      
Tuesday – Saturday

Saturday , November 27th
2pm -4pm
Patrick Walsh
Provence Wine Imports, Inc. 

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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.

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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SAVOUR SATURDAY OCTOBER 16TH GUEST HOST WINE TASTING

A SINGULAR MONTALCINO TASTING, FOUR BRUNELLOS FROM THE  GREAT 2016 VINTAGE HIGHLIGHT THIS SAVOUR – SATURDAY’S TASTING COURTESY OF SPECIALTY WINE MERCHANT HARRY “Z”, PLUS  AN EXOTIC, BEGUILLING  WHITE FROM MARCHE, ITALY.  TRULY A NOT TO BE MISSED WINE EVENT

WHAT: Headlining this Saturday’s complimentary Italian wine tasting are 4 Brunello di
Montalcino
 beauties from the celebrated 2016 vintage offering structured, ageworthy wines
of matchless depth, bright acidity & defining…drinking pleasure.  And, taste an intriguing
white crafted with the indigenous Maceratino organic grape. As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel stemware  

WHY: The opportunity to experience a horizontal tasting of four acclaimed Tuscany Brunellos with the pedigree of the singular 2016 vintage…to be a memorable tasting and a deep-dive learning event with guest host, wine merchant, Italian specialist and owner of Main Street Wine Imports, Harry Zarkades.  The white, Asola, packs an intense and spicy nose, exotic fruit, nougat, caramel, honey and a touch of oak.    

WHO: Joining owner & wine merchant Kathleen Morgan is wine import specialist Harry “Z”
for a memorable tasting of among the very finest wines of Tuscany.    

WHEN: This Saturday, October 16th, from 2p to 4p at Savour

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

Saturday’s Pourings
Fontezoppa  Asola, Colli Maceratesi, White, Italy, 2017, Varietal: Maceratino organic grapes,
18 months in barriques + 6 months in bottle before release. Alc. 13.5, Pairs well: white fish    

Poggiotonodo Brunello di Montalcino, Agricola Centolani, Toscana, Italy, 2016, Varietal: 100% Sangiovese, Alc. 14%, Pairs well: game (venison, deer), beef, lamb, poultry  mature cheese, complex dishes, Ratings: James Suckling 95  

Pietranera  Brunello di Montalcino, Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy 2016, Alc. 14%, Varietal: 100% Sangiovese, vintner: Peluso Centolani, Pairs well: venison,  beef, Ratings: James Suckling 94, Wine Enthusiast 90

Celestino Pecci, Brunello di Montalcino, Toscana, Tuscany, Italy 2016, Varietal: Sangiovese, Alc. 15%, Pairs well: game (venison, deer) beef, lamb, poultry. Rating: James Suckling 95    

Piancornello Brunello di Montalcino, Montalcimo, Tuscany, Italy, 2016, Alc. 15, vintner Claudio Pieri, Varietal: Sangiovese, Pairs well: beef, venison, lamb, poultry, Rating: Vinous 94, Wine Enthusiast 90, James Suckling 94

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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OCTOBER’S FIRST SAVOUR-SATURDAY COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTINGS WITH DANNY GIDDINGS, CLASSIC WINE

OCTOBER’S FIRST SAVOUR-SATURDAY COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTINGS WITH DANNY GIDDINGS, CLASSIC WINE

WHAT: For this October 9th Saturday Complimentary Wine Tasting we focused on an eclectic selection of especially food-forward wines moving into the heart of the fall season. As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel glassware  

WHY: The opportunity to learn about a singular collection of fine wines with guest host Danny Giddings whose wine expertise matches his deep knowledge of food, making for interesting pairings.…the occasion to learn what Danny has in mind.    

WHO: Joining owner & wine merchant Kathleen Morgan is wine and food specialist Danny Giddings, Classic Wine…a consummate restaurant guy.  

WHEN: This Saturday, October 9th, from 2p to 4p at Savour

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

Saturday’s Pourings include:
Petrolo Toscana Torrione, IGT 2017, Varietals: mainly Sangiovese, some Merlot, Abv. 13%, Pairs Well: beef, lamb, poultry,Veal and cured meats.  Robt. Parker 92+

Brega, Breca Vineyards, Spain Aragon /Calatayud,  Varietal: Garnacha, Abv. 16.0% Pairs Well: Pasta, Lamb, Game (venison, deer), poultry, carnitas in crispy taco shells

Villa Wolf, Pinot Noir Rose, Pfaltz, Germany, Abv 11.5%, 2020, Varietal: Pinot Noir Pairs Well: Holiday means featuring ham, grilled shrimp in a piquant sauce.  

Trefethen, Estate Grown Chardonnay, Oak Knoll Dist., Napa, CA, Abv. 14.1, 2018, low oak, leans buttery Pairs Well: well-seasoned rotisserie chicken, rich fish (salmon, etc.), vegetarian, pork, Decanter 97, Wine Enthusiast 93

Marco Felluga, Mongris, Collio Goriziano, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, N.Italy, Varietal: Pinot Grigio, 2019, Abv 13%, orqanic farming Pairs Well: shellfish, vegetarian / salads, mushrooms, aperitifs, Vinous 91  

Lucien Albrecht, Cremant D’Alsace, Brut Rose, Alsace, Fr., Varietal: Pinot Noir, Abv 12% Pairs Well: raw salmon sashimi, shellfish, lean fish, poultry, appetizers/snacks, Decanter 92, Wine Spectator 90, Wine Enthusiast 90

Savour’s Everyday Day Tech-Tastings, North Shore’s Only Digital Wine Machine.Taste 20 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.   

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

      savourwineandcheese.com