100% Sangiovese. Warm and meaty on the nose with bright dark cherry, leather, hay, white flowers and savory spices. Supple up front with fine minerals supporting. Finishes dry with orange tea, cherry and minerals carrying on. Quite delicious, and a savory, substantial wine for $20.
Friday December 9th in the 6-9pm window we are tasting Bubbly:
a new find from Tasmania, a Cabernet based French rosé, a dry Vouvray, a full bodied Cremant de Limoux, a bone dry, crisp Cava and a value brut from Alsace. This tasting is $20 per person and includes a selection of fine cheese. Must be 21 to attend. Cheers!
Friday December 16th in the 6-9pm window we are tasting Cabs:
my best seller at the moment – a 40yr old vine, unoaked French beauty I sell for $14.99, a 2010 unoaked Southern Tuscan, the oaked version of the same Tuscan Cab, a briary 2010 from Argentina, a perfectly balanced gem from Margaret River (Western Australia) and a bold, tannic bomb from Washington State that goes for $34.99. The total retail value of these wines is over $130. This tasting is $20 per person. Must be 21 to attend.
New Years Eve. Yes, we are tasting true Champagne:
a 2008 Premier Cru beauty, a Grand Cru Blanc de Noir from Bouzy, the Grand Cru Rosé from the same producer, a Pinot Menuier based crowd pleaser from Ay, a Premier Cru Blanc de Blancs and a surprise. This tasting is $50 per person and includes a spread of fine cheese and fruit. Must be 21 to attend. Cheers!
Winesmith serves by-the-glass & bottle (only $10 corkage) all day, every day. Cheers!
Black licorice, smoke, lead, sweet tobacco, rosemary, currant and dusty barnyard scents on the enticing, savory nose. Scents transition seamlessly with blackberry, black tea and minerals added to the suave, dense, chewy palate. This is fucking good. Finishes long and dry with firm acidity carrying the black fruits, mineral and tea flavors. 55% Cabernet, 40% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc. $59.99
It’s always 6pm… except in this world we drink wine instead of tea. Your presence is requested Saturday October 29th, 6-10pm for an Alice in Wonderland themed wine tasting and Halloween costume party. The Mad Hatter will be pouring six “mad” wines; eccentric, eclectic and a little crazy. Only $20/person includes a $10 “in costume” credit towards any wine purchase; by-the-glass, retail, whatever.
At 9pm the Mad Hatter will judge those in costume.
Three prizes will be awarded for:
Best Alice In Wonderland themed costume
Best “other” costume
The Runner Up
Prize choices are:
$50 Winesmith Gift Card
One bottle of 2011 Shafer Napa Valley Merlot
One case of Pinot GrigioBuy
Wine by-the-glass, bottle (only $10 corkage) and retail are available all the time at Winesmith. Cheers
“GOOD WINE IS A NECESSITY OF LIFE FOR ME.” THOMAS JEFFERSON
Please join us Friday September 9th 7-10pm for Winesmith’s fourth art show opening featuring the artwork of John Jairo Suarez. John will be on hand to talk about his recent pieces. You can check out some of his work at http://www.suarezart.com/ and on Instagram @suarezart
Admission is free so you can spend your money supporting our local artist.
Wine by-the-glass, bottle ($10 corkage) and retail are available before, during and after the show. Cheers!