Friday, December 7, 2012 from 4:30-7:00pm
Join us for a Holiday Wine Tasting, right here at The Good Kettle. We had a great turn-out and a lot of fun at our last wine tasting. This will be a great opportunity to try some new wines to bring to your holiday festivities. Right now we’re in the process of choosing the wine selections for the tasting, but check back with us soon because we will post a preview for you! We look forward to seeing you on December 7th! Tell your friends! And, to add to the holiday spirit, we will be donating 10% of our profits to The Cancer Support Center of Maine.
Here is our great wine tasting line up!
Bon Apple Tite Non Alcoholic Sparkling Cider, France $4.99
From the Normandy region in northwest France where the best apples are grown. Established in 1919, Bon Apple Tite is a composition of 8 different varieties of apples, hand selected for their special character and carefully crafted. All natural. Not from concentrate. No preservatives or additives.
Pine Ridge Chenin/Viognier, California $12.99
In the early 1990s, Pine Ridge crafted this unusual and delectable blend as an experimental bottling. This unique marriage of two varietals that would never share the same bottle in their native France unites the crisp, honeyed fruit of Chenin Blanc with the plush body, light floral aromas and juicy stone fruit notes of Viognier. This wine has received 90 points from Robert Parker for vintages 2009-2011. Pairs well with foods that have a hint of spiciness to them.
Catalpa Chardonnay, Argentina $14.99
Golden color with shades of emerald green. Delicate aromas of apple, pineapple, honey and vanilla. Catalpa Chardonnay single vineyard comes from the Alto Tupungato area, one of the best wine-growing regions within Mendoza, Argentina. 40% is aged in new French oak barrels for 10 months before bottling. Serve with roast chicken, salmon. Works well with savory puff pastry appetizers.
Gerard Bertrand Cremant de Limoux, France $14.99
The First Production of “fizzy wines” was produced in Limoux documented in 1531. Made with Chardonnay 70% – Mauzac 10% – Chenin Blanc 20% This sparkling wine is elegantly balanced, complex and well structured with a long an crisp mineral finish. With great acidity and balance, food choices are endless including fruit and nuts, game, salads, pastas or an aperitif.
Rivarey Tempranillo, Spain $9.99
100% Tempranillo, aged for 12 months in American oak barrels. A red wine that will delight your palate with delicious fruit flavors (raspberries, strawberries, cherries) and notes of vanilla. Ideal with fish and beef, cold cured meats and cheeses.
High Note Malbec, Argentina $11.99
Dark violet in color. Flowers and spice on the nose with intense blackberry aromas. Flavors of cassis, ripe red cherries, hints of black pepper, mocha and vanilla. Smooth, round tannins highlight the creamy texture and lengthy finish. Match with grilled meats, complementing rich smoky flavors with the wine’s ripe juicy profile. Also pairs well with grilled or roasted vegetables, pasta dishes and rich sauces.
Francis Ford Coppola Claret, California $15.99
Claret is a Cabernet Sauvignon-based wine, blended in the classic Bordeaux style.This Cabernet, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot blend is alluring and sophisticated; it is memorably lush with a tapestry of smooth tannins and succulent flavors of wild berries, plum and anise. Pairs wonderfully with beef, lamb and any hearty red sauce pasta dish.
10% Discount on 12 bottles or more purchased – Mix and Match