AWC Blog

Month: January 2018

Seth’s Pick: Paolo Bea Montefalco Rosso Reserva ‘Pipparello’ 2010

Body: Full Fruit: Dark red fruit, leather, savory spice, tobacco Food Pairings: big meats, boar, lamb Organic: yes and biodynamic Now this is a natural wine I can fully get behind. Paolo Bea's family dates back to the 1500's farming the same land. His vineyards are interspersed with olive trees, herbs, vegetables, and forests, and…

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Joe’s Pick: Colpetrone Montefalco Sagrantino 2010

  Body: Full Fruit: Red fruit, ie. raisinated cherries Food Pairings: Prosciutto and salumi or shoulder cut pork roasts Organic: no   Colpetrone's Montefalco Sagrantino is a food lover's red in that it's patiently prepared and has complicated depth of flavor. It's produced from a tannic, age-worthy Umbrian variety that is generously dark-fruited on the…

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Weekly Tasting Schedule

Thursday 1/11, 6-8pm: Sancerre and American Pinot Noir! Friday 1/12, 6-8pm: A great Sagrantino, a Gruner, and a Barbera! Saturday 1/13, 4-6pm: A stunning Australian Grenache, a Rhone Gamay, and an American white blend from the 2017 Winemaker of the Year!

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Seth’s Pick: Senorio de P. Pecina Blanco 2010

Body: Medium Fruit: citrus, minerals, flowers, hay Food Pairings: fish (esp. cod or branzini), pastas with butter or garlic, rice and veggies (esp. mushrooms) Organic: yes (but not certified) Founded in 1992 by the former head of farming at La Rioja Alta, this white Rioja (100% Viura) is gently pressed and fermented with wild yeast…

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Joe’s Pick: Bodegas Cepa 21 Tempranillo ‘Hito” 2016

Body: Medium (+) Fruit: forest fruit, red currants  Food Pairings: beef, lamb Organic: noBodegas Cepas 21 is 100% Tempranillo from Spain's northern plateau, where it's known to produce concentrated reds with round, pure fruit.  Aged just 8 months in French oak, this wine is meant to easily accompany food and just be overall approachable and drinkable.…

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Weekly Tasting Schedule

Thursday 1/4, 6-8pm: NO TASTING Friday 1/5, 6-8pm: South African Merlot, a Syrah, and a Pinotage! Saturday 1/6, 4-6pm: A great alternative to Sancerre!

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