CLAUDIA'S FAVORITES, APRIL 2017
Neyers Vineyards Chardonnay 2013 Carneros California
Rich, creamy Chardonnay, rated 93 by Wine Spectator! Serve with seafood pastas, shrimp and grits, roasted lemon chicken.
Water Fire Cellars Sauvignon Blanc 2013 Torch Lake Michigan
Aromas of tropical fruit with citrus and fresh, lively herbs. Great as an aperitif, or with fresh goat cheese, or grilled fish.
Cardwell Hill Cellars Estate Pinot Noir 2012 Willamette Valley Oregon
Sustainably grown, smooth soft texture, with cranberry, pomegranate and a touch of cola. Great with mushrooms, grilled or in risotto. Lovely with grilled sausage.
Andrew Will Cabernet Franc 2014 Columbia Valley Washington
Aromas & tastes of Italian herbs with red plum, cherries, and cocoa. Luscious with Lasagna, or polenta or pizza with pepperoni and black olives.
Black Star Farms "Leorie Vineyard" Merlot Cabernet 2012 Old Mission Peninsula Michigan
Concentrated dark berry flavors & aromas, with coffee spice & toasty oak. Goes with hearty foods like stews, rich pastas, lamb roasts.
Cruz de Alba Tempranillo 2012 Ribera del Duero Spain
Bursts with ripe dark fruits, sweet spice and a touch of smoky dark chocolate. Made for rich meat roasts & grills. Sausage & Pork belly perfection.
Charles Woodson "Twentyfour" Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Napa Valley
Citrus, granny smith apples and ripe melon flavors abound. Serve with grilled pork cuts, grilled chicken or turkey.
Domaine Daulny Sancerre Rose 2014 Loire France
pastrami, coleslaw, russian dressing on rye
Lower East 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon non Blanc 2014 Napa Valley
Classic old school Cabernet. Big and bold with deep dark bing cherry, herbs de Provence, red currant, tabacco leaf and vanilla. Firm acidity and tannin. pairs deliciously with grilled steaks, burgers and mushroom pizza.