FRENCH RED WINES OF TWO LEGENDARY WINE MERCHANTS & IMPORTERS, KERMIT LYNCH WINE & LOUIS DRESSNER SELECTIONS HEADLINE SAVOUR-SATURDAY’S APRIL 9TH COMPLIMENTARY WINE TASTING, CHOICES FROM CAROLINA WINES CONNOISSEUR PORTFOLIO…& WITH A SPRING-FRESHNESS-FOCUS, TASTERS WILL ALSO SAMPLE THREE WHITES PAIRED-TO-THE-SEASON A PROSECCO BRUT NV,  A SAUVIGNON BLANC FROM THE CONTINENT & IN PIEDMONT, A GAVI VINO BLANCO, EACH IDEAL SEAFOOD STARTERS!

FRENCH RED WINES OF TWO LEGENDARY WINE MERCHANTS & IMPORTERS, KERMIT LYNCH WINE & LOUIS DRESSNER SELECTIONS HEADLINE SAVOUR-SATURDAY’S APRIL 9TH COMPLIMENTARY WINE TASTING, CHOICES FROM CAROLINA WINES CONNOISSEUR PORTFOLIO…& WITH A SPRING-FRESHNESS-FOCUS, TASTERS WILL ALSO SAMPLE THREE WHITES PAIRED-TO-THE-SEASON A PROSECCO BRUT NV,  A SAUVIGNON BLANC FROM THE CONTINENT & IN PIEDMONT, A GAVI VINO BLANCO, EACH IDEAL SEAFOOD STARTERS!

WHAT & WHY: Continuing our springtime theme to taste transitional wines matched to the season, gratefully moving from cool to warming climes as kitchen prep increasingly includes available in-season food and the wines that will elevate our daily dining to a special occasion. Our special guest host Tara Mathison, who leads Carolina’s Connoisseur Portfolio joins with Kathleen to sharing their wine to food paring experience and expertise, the occasion to learn while you sip, about the finer points of six standout bottles and the fare to pair  

WHO: Guest Host Tara Mathison, Carolina Wines and Savour’s Kathleen Morgan have selected an eclectic mix of fine wines as we continue to follow our transition to everything spring

WHEN: This Saturday, April 9, from 2pm to 4pm +… @ Savour

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

For Saturday’s Pouring…It’s Kermit & Louis  
Borgoluce Lampo Prosecco Brut, NV, Alc. 11.5%
Varietals: Glera, Tasting: This bubbly stands out for its vivacious, fine perlage and brilliant, yellow color. Lampo, a young, fresh sparkling wine with an elegant taste and well-orchestrated aromas. Great bubbles and high acidity with  apple, lemon, yeast and cheese on palate.The ideal aperitif and toast for all special occasions! Pairs Well: Shellfish, Vegetarian, Appetizers and Snacks, Apertif,… $17.99

Sincerely Sauvignon Blanc, So. Africa, Western Cape, 2018, Alc. 13%, Varietals: Sauvignon Blanc, Tasting: Very pale yellow with a green tinge. Subtle aromas of citrus peel, gooseberry and tarragon. Juicy and lively but supple too, offering modest complexity and density but an easygoing subtle sweetness to its brisk white fruit and citrus flavors. Finishes firm and salty, with decent persistence. Pairs Well: Shellfish , Vegetarian, Goat cheese….   $14.99

Christina Ascheri, Gavi di Gavi, Piedmont, It., 2019, Alc. 13.5% Varietals: Cortese
Tasting:  Notable from Gavi…pale straw colour, citrus nose with hints of peach. Crisp dry lemon and grapefruit on the palate. A nice sharpness about it. Herbaceous notes. Medium body, dry, crisp. Citrus (lemon, tangerine) with almond and stone. A great seafood starter.
Pairs Well: Pasta, Shellfish, Appetizers & Snacks, Lean Fish, Cured Meats….$19.99

La Pepie, Cabernet Franc, Louis Dressner Wines, Loire Valley, Fr, 2020 certified organic, 13.5%, Varietals: Cabernet Franc, Tasting: There was a very light nose of cranberry and tart, red fruit with hints of fresh white pepper.  In the mouth this wine had textured and lively acidity, tart dry red fruit, and a ripe, wood polish note.  Its hard to describe but there was a nice contrast to the ripe flavors and dryness of the wines. Pairs Well: butterflied leg of lamb, Charcuterie (terrines / pates ), tuna tartare, goats cheese, young pecorino… $18.99

Carpineto Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Toscana, 2016, Alc. 13.5%

Varietals: Sangiovese  (mainly), Canaiolo, Tasting: This beauty is rich and ripe, almost Brunello in style. Notes of black cherry, sandalwood, smoked meat, and a touch of violets. It’s full in body, the biggest wine out of this set. The wood is integrated really well here. The wine is round and plush before the supple tannins add some grip on the backend. Pairs Well: Grilled Beef, Game ( deer/ vernon), Grilled Chicken Thighs….  $35.99

Le Pigeoulet Vaucluse, So. Rhone Valley, Fr., a Kermit Lynch Selection, 2019, Alc. 14.1
Varietals: Blend: 80% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 5% Carignan, 5% Cinsault, practicing organic farming, Tasting: A floral expression with roses and violets, dusty tannins and cured meats. The structure is sturdy with density and freshness, herbs, licorice and blackberries.  Oak tannins show through with 50% of the wine aged in oak foudres for 18 months. Pairs Well: works nicely with summer fare: grilled fish, roast chicken, grilled vegetables. The life of the party at any cookout, picnic, impromptu gathering…. $21.99



 

Everything Savour Deli Foods – American & Imported Artisan Producers
starting with our signature cheese portfolio curated to pair well to our wines as do all our food…pates  l  Charcuterie  l  cured – uncured meats  l condiments  l  spreads  l
fab-frozen baguettes from Canada  l  distinctive crackers l  Boston sweets  l  imported
chocolate bars l  you-pour imported Greek Olive Oil  l  fresh foods to-go  ….the unexpected.

Adding to the This Saturday’s Carolina Wines Tasting is Savor’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 April – May Savour Wine Tastings!

April 9   -Tara Mathison, Carolina Wines Divi. of Martignetti
April 16  -Bob McVicker, Masciarelli Wines  
April 23 – Gary Ballard, M.S. Walker
April 30 – Danny Giddings, Classic Wines (Martignetti)
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 (owner)
May 28  – Manny Gonzales, portfolio manager, Horizon Beverage Company
June 4  – TBD
June 11– Ciro Pirone, Director of Italian Wines, Horizon Beverage Company

PLEASE NOTE: Updated Mask Policy: Gloucester’s Board of Health has ended mask requirements in all public spaces including the retail community while encouraging people to continue to wear face coverings when indoors and with people of unknown vaccination status, and to respect, to be tolerant of people’s choice to wear masks.
> In accordance with the new policy, we welcome customers and vendors without mask and welcome customers and vendors wearing masks.
>Savour continues to provide the safest possible shopping environment for the health & well-being of our customers & our Savour team.
>We continue using our 5 Molekule high performance air purification units that clear the air of 99.9% of viruses, bacteria and allergens every hour, store wide.
>We ask you to respect customers who continue to socially distance. 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

Wilson Daniels Wine Dinner At The Beauport Hotel

Join us for an evening of exquisite cuisine and wines celebrating the Wilson Daniels portfolio, featuring a highly selective array of the world’s most distinctive wines.

Enjoy a curated wine list with delectable food pairing by Chef Jon McKechnie.
View the menu below.

AMUSE
Grilled Oyster
uni and chard ramp
paired with Etna Bianco DOC, Benanti, Italy

FIRST COURSE
Octopus Carpaccio
yuzu aioli, shishito peppers, red shiso, black radish, cilantro
paired with Celeste, Verdejo, Rueda, Spain

SECOND COURSE
Sake & Ginger Poached Halibut
black garlic, morels, fiddleheads
paired with Pazo dos Bruxas, Albarino, Rias Baixas, Spain

INTERMEZZO
lemon sorbet

THIRD COURSE
Pressed Pork Shoulder
sesame soy braised pork shoulder, crispy rice cake, cabbage, miso egg,
vegetable slaw, mint vinaigrette
paired with Salmos, Familia Torres, Priorat, Spain

FOURTH COURSE
Matcha Cake
green tea meringue, raspberries, mango, sweet cream frosting, lime
paired with Salmos, Familia Torres, Priorat, Spain

21st CENTURY WINES HEADLINE SAVOUR-SATURDAY’S APRIL 2nd WINE TASTING  CONTINUING OUR SPRING INTO SUMMER TRANSITION, WINES THAT MATCH COMING-  IN-SEASON FOODS …A TROKEN (DRY) RIESLING IS AS FOOD FRIENDLY AS THERE IS HERE FROM THE FINGER LAKES….TO A BIG “BABY BLUE” CA. RED BLEND TO MUSCLE A RIBEYE, AND LOOKING AHEAD, A “SUMMER SESSIONS” SO. AFRICA ROSE! PLUS THREE MORE IN-SYNC SPRING VALUES… RICH RED BLENDS TO CRISP VIBRANT WHITES!               

21st CENTURY WINES HEADLINE SAVOUR-SATURDAY’S APRIL 2nd WINE TASTING  
CONTINUING OUR SPRING INTO SUMMER TRANSITION, WINES THAT MATCH COMING-  IN-SEASON FOODS …A TROKEN (DRY) RIESLING IS AS FOOD FRIENDLY AS THERE IS HERE FROM THE FINGER LAKES….TO A BIG “BABY BLUE” CA. RED BLEND TO MUSCLE A RIBEYE, AND LOOKING AHEAD, A “SUMMER SESSIONS” SO. AFRICA ROSE! PLUS THREE MORE IN-SYNC SPRING VALUES… RICH RED BLENDS TO CRISP VIBRANT WHITES!  
          
   

WHAT & WHY: Pleased to reacquaint Saturday tasters with the distinctive, well-curated portfolio of 21st Century Wines, and our guest host and “grape” educator Bill Hoey.  This tasting event offers a practical learning experience, the distinctive qualities of the wines Bill is pouring and how they complement springtime fare….especially seasonal veggies that are beginning to appear at local, pop-up markets.  We are pleased our tastings present wine new to your palette, the occasion to learn, taste and experience fine wines of complexity.        

WHO:Guest Host Bill Hoey, 21st Century Wines and Savour’s Kathleen Morgan have selected an eclectic mix of fine wines as we continue to follow our transition to everything spring!

WHEN: This Saturday, April 2, from 2pm to 4pm +… @ Savour

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

 For Saturday’s Pouring…we travel from upstate NY to Macedonia, Espana, couple stops in So. Africa, returning to CA’s west coast.

Porto Carras Assyrtiko, Sithonia, Chalkidiki , Macedonia, Greece, 2019, Alc. 13.0
Varietal:Pa Assyrtiko, Tastings: Pale citrusy color. Aromas of candied lemon, parker rolls, baked peach, and toasted almonds with a silky, vibrant, dryish light-medium body and a graceful, appealing, medium-length citrus zest, fresh herbs, and sea spray finish. A fresh, food-friendly Assyrtiko with a hint of salinity; an ultra-refreshing spring-summer wine, Pairs Well: BBQ chicken, Pad Thai chicken, chicken fajitas, Rating: Wine Searcher – 90 pts …. $19.99

Hunt Country Vineyards troken (dry) Riesling, Finger Lakes, NY, 2019,
 Alc. 12.5%
Varietal: Riesling, Tastings: Aromas of white grape and apple carry an almost candied vibe on the nose. It’s rounded in feel on the palate, with juicy apple and ripe lemon flavors that are pushed along by tangerine-laden acidity. It ends dry but fruity, making this an approachable, straightforward expression. Pairs Well: A lively acidity Riesling pairs beautifully with myriad foods foods. Rating: Wine Enthusiast 90 pts  …. $19.99

Radley & Finch “Summer Sessions”  Cinsault Rose, Western Cape, So.Africa, 2021
, Alc. 12.7%, Varietal: Cinsault, Tastings: This rosé is attractive from start to finish. It leads with a lovely pink peony character that’s complemented by scents of white peach, cranberry and currant, all lifted by a lime rind accent. The palate is fresh and lively, good body and acidity to lift the fruit and enliven the close. A touch of savory herbs and spice unfold on the close, Pairs Well: Enjoy with prosciutto and melon, soft ripe cheeses Rating: wine.com 89 pts  …. $14.99

Rascallion 45 RPM Red Blend, Western Cape, Rascallion, So. Africa, 2019, Alc. 13%
Varietals: Grenache, Mourvedre, Tannat, Cinsault Tastings: Intense red color with a bright purple hue. Dark fruit, berry-cherry aromas. Blackberry, sweet dark fruit on the palate with hints of cloves and anise seed. Well balanced with elegant integrated tannins. A smooth, long finish with primary olive and black fruit flavors lingering. A Northern Rhone style. Pairs Well: pasta, root vegetables, artisan burgers, grilled chicken fingers Rating: Tim Atkins So. Africa Report 89 pts … $14.99

Valderiz, Ribera del Duero, Valderiz, Spain, 2018, Alc. 14.5%, Varietals: Tempranillo, Tinto Fino, Tinta Roriz, Tastings: Organic practices for this velvety red offers g generous layers of cherry reduction, espresso, clove and loamy earth notes that are flanked with licorice, graphite and floral hints. Shows freshness and concentration. Drink now through 2039, wow!, Pairs Well: grilled ribeye steaks, lamb kabobs w/ veggies, game (venison, deer) Rating:  Wine Spectator 95 pts, James Suckling 93, pts ….$34.99

Blue Rock “Baby Blue”, red blend,  Alexander Valley, CA, 2019, Alc. 14.5%
Varietals: six grapes – 43% cabernet sauvignon 25% merlot 11% syrah 10% petit verdot 7% cabernet franc and 4% malbec. Tastings: Baby Blue is always built for pleasure right out of the gate and this beautifully aromatic rendition is no exception. Loads of rich red and black fruits, plus a delightful hint of blueberry, all get the party started. This is followed up by a nice complement of baking spices, vanilla, a kiss of gentle herbs, just the right amount of beautiful French oak and earthy goodness to round things out on the finish. Wonderful length and supple tannins. Pairs Well: lamb stew, veal piccata, grilled Cornish game hens, rib roast… $34.99                  

Everything Savour Deli Foods – American & Imported Artisan Producers

starting with our signature cheese portfolio curated to pair well to our wines as do all our food…pates  l  Charcuterie  l  cured – uncured meats  l condiments  l  spreads  l
fab-frozen baguettes from Canada  l  distinctive crackers l  Boston sweets  l  imported
chocolate bars l  you-pour imported Greek Olive Oil  l  fresh foods to-go  ….the unexpected

Adding to the This Saturday’s @1st Century Tasting is Savor’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 Mar.-April Savour Wine Tastings!

April 2   – Bill Hoey, 21st Century Wines  
April 9   – Anthony Sciarappa, Carolina Wines Divi. of Martignetti
April 16  -Bob McVicker, Masciarelli Wines  
April 23 – Gary Ballard, M.S. Walker
April 30 – Danny Giddings, Classic Wines (Martignetti)
May 7    – Marco Deary, Antinori Wines, Italian Wine Specialist
May 14  – Harry Zarkades, Main Street Wines (owner)
May 21 – Gordon Alexander, Terroir Wines (owner) spotlight “Italian Wines”
May 28  – Manny Gonzales, portfolio manager, Horizon Beverage Company
June 4  – TBD
June 11– Ciro Pirone, Director of Italian Wines, Horizon Beverage Company

PLEASE NOTE: Updated Mask Policy: Gloucester’s Board of Health has ended mask requirements in all public spaces including the retail community while encouraging people to continue to wear face coverings when indoors and with people of unknown vaccination status, and to respect, to be tolerant of people’s choice to wear masks.
> In accordance with the new policy, we welcome customers and vendors without mask and welcome customers and vendors wearing masks.
>Savour continues to provide the safest possible shopping environment for the health & well-being of our customers & our Savour team.
>We continue using our 5 Molekule high performance air purification units that clear the air of 99.9% of viruses, bacteria and allergens every hour, store wide.
>We ask you to respect customers who continue to socially distance. 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

FOR THE INTRIGUING WINE REGIONS REPRESENTED AT SAVOUR-SATURDAY’S MARCH 26TH TASTING, WELCOMING BACK THE OZ WINE COMPANY THAT CHAMPIONS FARMING FAMILY VINTNERS WHO STUBBORNLY CLING TO ORGANIC, BIODYNAMIC & SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES…PLACING A PREMIUM VALUE ON QUALITY, NOT QUANTITY.  

FOR THE INTRIGUING WINE REGIONS REPRESENTED AT SAVOUR-SATURDAY’S MARCH 26TH TASTING, WELCOMING BACK THE OZ WINE COMPANY THAT CHAMPIONS FARMING FAMILY VINTNERS WHO STUBBORNLY CLING TO ORGANIC, BIODYNAMIC & SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES…PLACING A PREMIUM VALUE ON QUALITY, NOT QUANTITY.  

WHAT & WHY…The OZ portfolio of curated wines and those that will be tasted this Saturday embody the vintners and their carefully managed terriors where curiosity for researching and testing innovative winemaking options, along with respect for proven contemporary techniques, define their approach to the “grape”.  From guest host & OZ wine rep/educator Chris Hoffman “Working at Oz has greatly expanded my wine horizons and palette. I love to work with the little honest gems in our portfolio, ones I’ll be introducing and pouring this Saturday.“  

WHO: Guest Host Chris Hoffman, OZ Wines and Savour’s Kathleen Morgan have selected wines that will be new to your palette and follow our transition to spring and lighter cuisine.

WHEN: This Saturday, March 26th,  from 2pm to 4pm +… @ Savour

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

Saturday’s Pourings Features Intriguing Wine Regions: Sintra & Vinho Verde, Portugal; Burgenland Austria; Trebbiano, It; Valle d’Aosta, It; Willamette Valley, OR

Quinta da Raza, Avesso (White), Vinho Verde, Portugal, 2019
, Alc. 13% Varietal: Avesso, Tasting: Regarded as one of the top grapes in the Vinho Verde mix, Avesso is from southern Vinho Verde region close to the Douro. Exhibiting fresh aroma like apple, green grape, citrus, peach, acacia and minerality with bit of oak sense. Full body, peach, pear, apricot and citrus like acidity, very smooth, juicy, rich and ripe leading to a clean finish. A high level and high quality, elegant Vinho Verde that is already delicious, Pairs Well: Shellfish, vegetarian/vegan, appetizers and snacks, Rating: Wine Enthusiast 91pts, Wine & Spirits, 90pts ….$17.99

Vom Donabaum Gruber Veltliner, Niederoterreich, Weinviertel, Burgenland, Austria, 2019 Alc. 12.5% Varietal: 100% Gruner Veltliner, Tasting: This wine leads with lovely touch of flint, accentuating its green pear and lemon zest aromas. On the palate, it’s light and dry, with a phenolic character that lends both texture and structure, adding complexity to all the freshness. Pairs Well: pork loin, vegetarian, lean fish, cured meats, Rating: 91pts Wine Enthusiast. $17.99          

Noelia Ricci Trebbiano Bro, Emilia-Romagna,  Trebbiano, Italy 2019
, Alc.13.0%
Varietals: Trebbiano, Romagnolo, Pagadebit, Tasting: Color: of straw yellow with golden reflections within. Bouquet: delicate fruit scents, lemon zest, florals and citrus notes combined. Flavor: This wine is graced with pear, lemon citrus and herbal notes, Pairs Well: pasta dishes, shellfish, mature and hard cheeses and cured meats…$19.99

La Kiuva, Rouge de Vallee, Valle d’Aosta, Italy 2020, Alc. 13.5%, Varietals: 70% Picotendro (local Nebbiolo clone), Gros Vien, Neyret, Cornalin, and Fumin, Tasting: The 2020 La Kiuva Rouge de Vallée indeed embodies the fresh and ethereally elegant character of mountain wines. Light-to-medium-bodied, it captivates the senses with aromas and flavors of brambly red raspberries, cherries, and strawberries. On the palate, the fruits are laced with subtle hints of spring herbs and baking spice; white pepper emerges on the long finish buoyed by vibrant acidity that gives it a youthful kick!Pairs Well: mushroom soup, cold cuts and typical lard d’Arnad, Asian Pairing: Sio bak, Chicken Biryani, yakitori…$19.99


Illahe Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon, 2020,
 Alc. 13.5%, Varietal: Oregon Pinot Noir, Tasting:The aromas of the 2020 Illahe Vineyards Willamette Valley Pinot Noir begin with strawberry, tamarind, and blackberry then broaden along the palate to include chalk, tobacco leaf, chocolate, and earth. The acid supports a complete yet not overwhelming tannin balanced between skin and oak. The wine retains its velvet mouthfeel through a process of clarification by racking. For an entry level pinot, this wine is a great value and will last 6 to 12 years under the best conditions. Pairs Well: beef, veal cutlets, game (venison, deer), game birds…..$29.99

Chao Rijo Vinho Tinto, Sintra, Adega Regional de Colares, Portugal, 2016
, Alc. 12.5% Varietals: 20% Tinta Roriz, 80% Castelao, Tasting: Elegant and restrained, this medium bodied red shows dried cherry and wild raspberry notes woven with leather and spice details. This classical Portugese wine finishes with a flash of violet, mineral and tobacco leaf notes. Pairs Well: artisan burgers, pasta, veal, Cornish game hens, rice dishes …$14.99

Everything Savour Deli Foods – American & Imported Artisan Producers
starting with our signature cheese portfolio curated to pair well to our wines as do all our food…pates  l  Charcuterie  l  cured – uncured meats  l condiments  l  spreads  l
fab-frozen baguettes from Canada  l  distinctive crackers l  Boston sweets  l  imported chocolate bars l  you-pour imported Greek Olive Oil  l  fresh foods to-go  ….the unexpected.  

Adding to the This Saturday’s OZ Wines tasting is Savor’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 Mar.-April-May Savour Wine Tastings!M

arch 26 – Chris Hoffman, Oz Wines

April 2 – Gordon Alexander, owner Terrior Wines – “Italian Tasting”  
April 9 – Anthony Sciarappa, Carolina Wines Divi. of Martignetti
April 16 -Bob McVicker, Masciarelli Wines  
April 23 – Gary Ballard, M.S. Walker
April 30 – Danny Giddings, Classic Wines (Martignetti)
May 7 – Marco Deary, Antinori Wines, Italian Wine Specialist
May 14 – Harry Zarkades, Main Street Wines (owner)
May 21 – Gordon Alexander, Terroir Wines (owner)
Manny Gonzales, portfolio manager, Horizon Beverage Company
June 4 – TBD
June 11 – Ciro Pirone, Director of Italian Wines, Horizon Beverage Company

PLEASE NOTE: Updated Mask Policy: Gloucester’s Board of Health has ended mask requirements in all public spaces including the retail community while encouraging people to continue to wear face coverings when indoors and with people of unknown vaccination status, and to respect, to be tolerant of people’s choice to wear masks.
> In accordance with the new policy, we welcome customers and vendors without mask and welcome customers and vendors wearing masks.
>Savour continues to provide the safest possible shopping environment for the health & well-being of our customers & our Savour team.
>We continue using our 5 Molekule high performance air purification units that clear the air of 99.9% of viruses, bacteria and allergens every hour, store wide.
>We welcome your use of our hand sanitizers. We will continue to sanitize credit cards before returning, and ask you respect customers who continue to socially distance. 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

THE RESPECTED EXPERIENCE OF TOP-TIER WINE RATING EXPERTS – ROBERT PARKER – THE WINE SPECTATOR – JAMES SUCKLING – THE WINE ENTHUSIAST, DECANTER, ETC., ARE WELL REPRESENTED IN ALL 5 SAVOUR-SATURDAY WINES FROM MARTIGNETTI’S CONNOISSEUR WINE PORTFOLIO.  GUEST HOST BROOKE OVERSHIRE WILL EXPLAIN THE DEFINING COMPLEXITIES THAT ELEVATE THESE WINES TO THEIR LOFTY STATUS AT THE MARCH 19th TASTING. 

THE RESPECTED EXPERIENCE OF TOP-TIER WINE RATING EXPERTS – ROBERT PARKER – THE WINE SPECTATOR – JAMES SUCKLING – THE WINE ENTHUSIAST, DECANTER, ETC., ARE WELL REPRESENTED IN ALL 5 SAVOUR-SATURDAY WINES FROM MARTIGNETTI’S CONNOISSEUR WINE PORTFOLIO.  GUEST HOST BROOKE OVERSHIRE WILL EXPLAIN THE DEFINING COMPLEXITIES THAT ELEVATE THESE WINES TO THEIR LOFTY STATUS AT THE MARCH 19th TASTING. 

WHAT & WHY: Join us for an instructive tasting of nonpareil fine wines that continue our springtime theme to tasting transitional wines matched to the seasons, moving from cool to warming climes, as kitchen prep increasingly includes newly available in-season foods and the wines that elevate our daily dining.  Kathleen welcomes sharing her wine to food paring experience and expertise at every Saturday tasting and invites you to learn about pairing options for Savour’s expansive $14.99 wine bin selections. We are pleased our tastings present wines new to your palette, the occasion to learn, taste and experience fine wines of complexity.      

WHO:Guest Host Brooke Overshire, Martignetti’s Connoisseur Wines and Savour’s Kathleen Morgan have selected wines that complement spring cuisine.

WHEN: This Saturday, March 19th,  from 2pm to 4pm +… @ Savour

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

Saturday’s Pourings Feature: Sonoma, CA – Stellenbosch, So. Africa – Etna  + Giulla + Veneto, It.

Jermann, Vinnae, Ribolla Gialla, Venezia Giulla, It., 2019 Alc.12.5
Varietals: Ribolla Giala, Riesling, Friulano, 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: minced clams / pasta, shellfish, mature and hard cheese, lean fish, Ratings: Wine Enthusiast  92 pts. …   $22.99

Tornatore, Pietrarizzo, Etna Bianco, Etna, It., 2019, Alc. 13%
Varietals: Carricante, Cataratto, Tasting: Made predominantly from Carricante with a drop of Catarratto, this smooth, stunning white offers delicate, enticing scents chamomile, ripe white-stone fruit and a whiff of smoke. Savory and loaded with elegance, the medium-bodied, focused palate features juicy Meyer lemon, ripe Bartlett pear, golden apple and tangy, saline mineral notes. Bright acidity lends tension and balance. Pairs Well: shellfish, vegetarian, appetizers and snacks Ratings: Robert Parker 91pts, James Suckling 93pts…  $22.99

Pasqua 11 Minutes, Vigneti e Cantine, Odlet Amo, Rose, Treviso, Veneto, It., Rose, 2020, Alc. 12.5%, Varietals: a blend – 50% Corvina, 25% Trebbiano di Lugana, 15% Syrah, 10% Carménère Tasting: Gorgeous Italian Rosé made mostly from the Corvina grape – one of the three grapes used in Valpolicella and Amarone. Other grapes such as Syrah and Carmenere add colour and weight to this beauty. Citrus and floral notes carry through on the palate, leaving a mouthfeel that is refreshing and crisp. Pairs Well: it is ideal as an aperitif and as an accompaniment to the most delicate dishes. Ratings: Decanter 91pts, James Suckling 90pts …$19.99

Meerlust Red, Meerlust Estate, Stellenbosch, Coastal Region, So. Africa, 2018
, Alc. 14% Varietals: Merlot, Cabernet Franc  Tasting: Smoke, oak, earthy, blackberry, licorice. On the palate, full bodied, plum, blackberry, medium acidity. Very solid, elegant, and balanced wine. The tannins are soft and silky, the acidity fresh, the flavor profile focused and linear. The wine has a persistent and long-lasting aftertaste. South Africa’s most historic wine estate Pairs Well: Prime Rib, grilled lamb chops, game (deer, venison), fried chicken… Rating: Wine Enthusiast 89 pts …  $17.99

Mount Peak Rattlesnake Zinfandel, North Coast, Sonoma, 2016
, Alc. 15.5%
Varietals: Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Tasting: Medium garnet-purple colored, it leads with baked raspberries, kirsch and blackberry pie notes pus nuances of dusty soil, cinnamon stick, dried roses and oolong tea with a hint of spearmint. Full-bodied, rich and spicy in the mouth, it has a plush texture and fantastic freshness, finishing with a minty lift. Pairs Well: lamb, ribeye steak, grilled beef kabobs with red / yellow pepper, Ratings: Robert Parker 94pts, James Suckling 91pts, Wine Spectator 91 pts …$39.99

Everything Savour Deli Foods – American & Imported Artisan Producers
starting with our signature cheese portfolio curated to pair well to our wines as do all our food…pates  l  Charcuterie  l  cured – uncured meats  l condiments  l  spreads  l
fab-frozen baguettes from Canada  l  distinctive crackers l  Boston sweets  l  imported chocolate bars l  you-pour imported Greek Olive Oil  l  fresh foods to-go  ….the unexpected.  

Adding to the This Saturday Martignetti’s Connoisseur Wines portfolio  is Savor’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.

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For Your Mobile Calendar l Mar.-April Savour Wine Tastings!
March 19 – Brooke Overheiser of Connoisseur Wines (Martignetti)
March 26 – Chris Hoffman, Oz Wines

April 2 – Gordon Alexander, owner Terrior Wines – “Italian Tasting”  
April 9 – Anthony Sciarappa, Carolina Wines Divi. of Martignetti
April 16 -Bob McVicker, Masciarelli Wines  

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> In accordance with the new policy, we welcome customers and vendors without mask and welcome customers and vendors wearing masks.
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