Author: Jimmy Mela/Tuesday, November 22, 2016/Categories: Promotions and Specials
ROUSSILLON BLANC 'CUVEE CENTENAIRE' 2015 by DOMAINE LAFAGE in SOUTHERN FRANCE $18.99 BTL
"The 2015 Cotes du Roussillon Centenaire is a racy, medium-bodied blend of mostly Grenache Blanc, with 20% Roussanne. Crushed rocks, mint, lime and citrus blossom are some of the nuances here, and it hits the palate with medium-bodied richness, beautiful purity of fruit and a clean, dry finish. It’s an outstanding white to enjoy over the coming 2-3 years.” 92 Points - The Wine Advocate
MALBEC 'GOLDEN RESERVE' 2013 by TRIVENTO in LUJAN de CUJO, ARGENTINA $25.49 BTL
“This 100% Malbec is purple red with deep violet tones. It has a bouquet of berry fruits, plum jam, coffee and tobacco notes. The wine is elegant and powerful on the palate with velvety tannins. Enjoy with steaks, roasts, pasta dishes with robust sauces, and cheeses. . Drink now through 2020." 90 points Wine Spectator
CHARDONNAY 2013 by STONESTREET in ALEXANDER VALLEY, CALIFORNIA $39.99 BTL
Our estate-driven Chardonnay is a winemaker blend of four of our most expressive vineyard sites; hence it's one of the most layered wines from our mountain. One finds vivid citrus peel and pear aromas and flavors, with smoke and crème brûlée shading the background. The wine's lush palate texture is bolstered by a finish with surprising grip and acidity. 94 points Robert Parker
PINOT NOIR 2013 by FEL WINES in ANDERSON VALLEY, CALIFORNIA $29.99 BTL
The intensity of the 2013 is immediately apparent on the nose of the FEL Anderson Valley Pinot Noir which is rich with aromatics of black cherry, pomegranate, and cola. Hints of blackberry, mint, and toast add to the complexity. On the palate the wine sings with rich flavors of more cherry and spice. The robust tannins and ample acidity give the wine structure and definition that will ensure great ageability. 91 points Tasting Panel
CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA 2011 by VILLA ANTINORI in TUSCANY, ITALY $33.99 BTL
"This delicious wine opens with aromas of violet, iris, underbrush, black fruit and cinnamon-spice notes. The concentrated palate delivers a solid core of rich black cherry accented with notes of black pepper and Mediterranean herbs alongside firm tannins that carry on to the finish." 91 points Wine Enthusiast
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Red, White and Brews - All-American Beer Tasting
What a revolution we are enjoying here in America. Brewmasters and beer makers across this great nation are creating incredible hand crafted beers. Tonight we are getting a head start on AMERICAN BEER MONTH and will be popping the caps on at least a dozen new specialty and seasonal brews from the good ole U.S. of A. This will be a great chance to understand how varied and interesting American beers are today. Reservations are for this patriotic perusal are appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to see the details of the Reds, Whites and purely American beers we will be pouring.
All-American Reds - Wine Tasting
Tonight we are pouring a story about this great country that we live in. The US of A grows wines from sea to shining sea, and tonight we'll venture to Oregon, Virginia, Washington and of course California to taste some of the best red wines that this country proudly produces. Reservations for this sampling of our nation's pride are appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. To see the national wines we will be pouring on this night, please click on the Title above.
Bastille Day Celebration - Wine Tasting
The People have Won! The Aristocracy is Dead ! ..And the Wine is Flowing !
July 14th commemorates the French Revolution and we are glad to help them celebrate by freely pouring ten of their most wonderful and widely known wines. We'll sample current offerings from the Loire, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhone, and even partake of some Provence Rose's. Reservations for tonight's raucous rebellion are appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal which wines we will be celebrating with this night.
Passport Series: New Zealand & Australia
Our second virtual viticultural cruise of this summer sets sail tonight for the exotic destinations of the New Zealand and Australia. These 2 countries are on the other side of the globe and have winemaking traditions that are as unique and captivating as the lands they are grown in. Join us as we sample 10 exotic exports that are worth spanning the globe for. Reservations for this delicious virtual voyage are appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. To see which wines we will be featuring on this night, please check back here soon.
90+ Rated and Under $20 - Wine Tasting
Drinking a wine that rates over 90 points from various experts is most always a pleasure. Finding a highly-rated, high-quality wine for under $20 a bottle is a bit of a trick, but we managed to find 10 wines that deliver both exquisite taste and excellent value. Our search led us to 3 whites and 7 reds that fit this bill, and we want you to try them. So if you like great wine for a fair price, make your reservations for this good-sense sampling by calling (813) 879-2931. Check back here soon to find the details on what we will be pouring this night.
Open Mon-Sat 10-7 (closed Sun)
Vintage Wine Cellars
3629 Henderson Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33609 (map)
Best of the Bay winner in multiple years!
The big wine warehouses fall short in knowing and tasting their products - here they do both, and are happy to share that knowledge with you. - Yelp!