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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Guess That Grape - Mystery Wine Tasting
Are you good at guessing? Figuring out a mystery? How about tasting 10 delicious wines with fresh bread and tasty cheeses? If your answer is yes to any of the above, then join us tonight for a little fun in the glass. We've got ten wines in brown bags and invite you to figure out which wines are which. We will give you a list of what's being tasted tonight, and then you decide in what order they are being poured. Sound like fun? It's definitely a challenge to get them all right. Reservations to join our quenching quandry are appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Check back here soon to see which wines we'll be pouring for you this night.
Oktoberfest - Seasonal Beer Tasting
A sure sign that fall has arrived is an event known as Oktoberfest. Here in the United States, this old world occasion has taken on new prominence with the current craft beer craze. Tonight, therefore, we not only will sample traditional Oktoberfest beers, but we will also feature festive fall releases, party with some pumpkin products , and revel in some new releases from trendy microbreweries. There will be 16 interesting beers in all, and if someone in your group must have wine to be happy, bring them along as we will have a mouthwatering red and white wine for them to enjoy. Reservations for this sudzy celebration are appreciated and can be made by calling 813-879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal the sixteen suds we have selected for you to enjoy.
Central Coast Calling - Wine Tasting
For too long we here at Vintage Wine Cellars have been neglecting the importance of the Central Valley and the Central Coast regions of California. It is home to many AVAs that we know and love, like Paso Robles, Santa Barbara, and Monterey. So tonight we are answering this call by showcasing ten examples of top quality wines from California’s Central regions. Reservations to join this centric sampling are appreciated and can be made by calling 813-879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal the list of wines we will be offering this night.
Awesome Autumn Arrivals
The Fall season is a very special time in the wine industry, whereas not only are wineries creating new wines, but also wine distributors are releasing new arrivals and holiday promotions to retailers throughout Florida. Tonight we'll offer up 10 new wines that we found, want you to try, and hope you will enjoy. Three wonderful whites and seven recently retained reds await you. Reservations for this awe-inspiring occasion are appreciated and can be made by calling 813-879-2931. Check back here soon to see which great wines have made our list of Awesome Arrivals.
'Cult of Cabernet' - Seated Wine Seminar
Here, walking among us every day, there are people who openly crave a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon. They act perfectly natural most of the time, but then someone brings up the topic of red wine, and they immediately search for a glass and start a mantra of "Cabernet, must have some". We like these people. We cater to these people. So tonight, if you are some of those people, you can seek refuge and satisfaction with eight incredible Cabernets and Cabernet Blends that we will sympathetically pour to quench your craving. Reservations are required by credit card to join this Cabernet congregation and can be made by calling 813-879-2931. Check back here soon for details on which enchanting elixirs we'll 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!