Author: Jimmy Mela/Tuesday, November 22, 2016/Categories: Promotions and Specials
CHAMPAGNE BRUT ROSE‘ 2010 by LOUIS ROEDERER in CHAMPAGNE, FRANCE $65.99 BTL.
"Roederer invested in a separate winery to produce it’s rosé, the facility completed in 2007, taking its classic saignée method wines to a new level. An estate-grown blend of 62% pinot noir from the clay soils of Cumières with 38% chardonnay from the Côte des Blancs, this is an extraordinary vintage of Roederer Rosé. It’s a lithe wine, compelling for its precision rather than for any stylized complexity. In fact, it feels simple, naked, capturing the freshness of the grapes in pale pink energy. Transparent cherry and Honeycrisp apple flavors are inherently balanced and hard to resist." 96 points Wine & Spirits
HAUT-MEDOC ROUGE 2005 by CHATEAU CITRAN in BORDEAUX, FRANCE $39.99 BTL
“This Cabernet blend has a deep, firm colour which doesn't betray the decade or so that this wine has been maturing. In fact to all intents and purposes the wine is positively sprightly. Impressive on the nose showing delicate ripeness of fruit character balancing the tertiary notes shining through. Good concentration, polished Cassis and Plum fruit and bristling acidity makes the wine eminently drinkable.” 94 Points Wine Enthusiast
MERITAGE "ARTIST SERIES" 2007 by CHATEAU STE MICHELLE in WASHINGTON $59.99 BTL
Artist Series is the ultimate sculpted wine created by blending amazing Washington fruit. Drawing from our estate vineyards, Canoe Ridge Estate gives elegance, structure and fine-grained tannins while Cold Creek vineyard lends concentrated, old vine intensity. This year, we also included grapes from Indian Wells Vineyard for a touch of that "New World" opulence. The 2007 vintage delivered power yet seamless tannins. The blend is 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37% Merlot, 6% Malbec and 1% Petit Verdot. We discovered a forgotten backstock of incredible 2007 vintage, so buy now and enjoy this ready to drink powerhouse. 90 points Robert Parker
LA SERRE NUOVE 2013 by DELL'ORNELLAIA in TUSCANY, ITALY $74.99 BTL
"I have always been a big fan of this wine. The 2013 Bolgheri Rosso Le Serre Nuove is a generous blend of Merlot (32%), Cabernet Sauvignon (36%), Cabernet Franc (20%) and Petit Verdot (12%). The wine presents an intensely drinkable style with soft fruit nuances of cherry, spice, grilled herb and leather. The integration of those aromas is absolutely seamless. In the mouth, Le Serra Nuove is soft, lush and beautifully persistent. " 92 points Robert Parker
NUITS ST. GEORGES 2012 by DOMAINE FAIVELEY in BURGUNDY, FRANCE $79.99 BTL
This classic Pinot Noir from one of Burgundy’s best communes. It is elegant, concentrated, with a spicy, earth tinged finish that long term cellaring will only enhance. 91pts Wine Spectator
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New Wines for a New Year - Wine Tasting
The end of December is a fun time to be a wine buyer. Wholesalers present some great deals on many tasty wines to meet their year-end sales goals. That's why this January's wine tasting is also a fun time for our wine enthusiasts to be sampling these new found favorites at great prices. We'll pour three new whites, and seven special reds that promise to please our attendees. Reservations for this premier event are appreciated and can be made by
calling or clicking 813-879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal the 10 new arrivals we'll be tasting tonight.
'Old School' - Wine Tasting
In wine world lingo, “old school” refers to the esteemed wineries and pioneer winemakers that set the standards and basic rules for a fast-growing wine industry in the 1970’s and 80’s. Tonight we pay homage to those early touchstone names that were very much “in” then and now seem quaint or passe’. We will taste 3 whites and 7 reds that are all familiar, but often overlooked in the new and “next best thing” world of wine. Reservations to join us are appreciated and can be made by calling or clicking 813-879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal which 10 parochial products we will be pouring this evening.
Napa Nobility - Seated Wine Seminar
Hear Ye ! Hear Ye !
It is our honor to announce a special seating with eight most regal red & white wines that hail from the prestigious properties of California's Napa Valley. It is quite an occasion to assemble such quaffable crowned jewels in one place, and quite an opportunity to be invited to enjoy these notable nectars. So talk it over with your fellow dukes and duchesses, and make plans to join us. Reservations are required in advance by credit card and can be made by calling 813-879-2931. If you please, click on the Title above to reveal which regal wines will grace us with their presence.
Berried Treasures - Wine Tasting
Avast Mateys ! Since tomorrow our seafaring celebrity is paying a visit to our fair city, we thought we would dig up some berried treasures we can all enjoy to ready ourselves for the Gasparilla Invasion. We have unearthed 3 willing White and 7 serviceable Red wines and invite you to share in our revery. Reservations to join our Krewe tonight are appreciated and can be made by calling 813-879-2931. It would be best to check back here soon to see which wines we've chosen for this evening's festivities.
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!