Perfect Wine for July 4th

Red, White and Wine Tasting – Perfect Wines for July 4th

Red, White and Wine Tasting this Friday, July 1st from 2-7 p.m. – Whether you’re gathering with family, cooking out, or watching fireworks, wine is a necessity for you Independence Day celebrations and we’re here to help!  Stop by the store this Friday to taste, learn, and stock up on some perfect wines for July 4th!  We’ll pop some awesomely affordable wines that will make everyone happy.  From crisp whites and dry rosé to a crowd pleasing red perfect for grilled meats and barbecue, we’ve got all bases covered.  Please note that we will be closed Monday, July 4th in observation of the holiday so this a great opportunity to sample some great holiday appropriate wines and save big.

The Wines
On all tasting wines, save 10% off by the bottle, 15% off when you mix six of them, or 20% off when you mix a case or more of them!

1. 2015 Chateau Font-Mars Picpoul de Pinet (Languedoc, France) – The Picpoul grape is responsible for some of the most refreshing and thirst quenching wines on the planet, and the version of Font-Mars is consistently a great one.  Picpoul literally means “lip stinger,” and this high acid white wine is bone dry, crisp and packed with lemony/limey/minerally deliciousness.  Say hello to your new summer white!
Tasting Price: $10.79/bottle | $10.19 in mixed six packs | $9.59 in mixed cases

2. 2015 Belle Provencale Blanc (Cotes du Luberon, France) – The entry level line of wines from France’s Perrin family, makers of Chateau Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape, the Belle Provencale wines (we’ll taste the red too) offer a ton of quality and substance at a great price.  This one is a classic Mediterranean blend of Vermentino, Ugni Blanc and Grenache Blanc that literally tastes like sunshine in a bottle.  Notes of apple, pear, citrus and white flowers make this a perfect wine for sipping by the pool or with fresh fish and seafood.
Tasting Price: $8.99/bottle | $8.49 in mixed six packs | $7.99 in mixed cases

3. 2015 Domaine Vetriccie “Ile de Beaute” Rosé (Corsica, France) – This stuff has been flying out of the store at a rapid pace!  A blend of Corisca’s native Nielluccio and Sciacarello with small amounts of Grenache and Merlot it is “pure, with peach, white cherry and bergamot notes, carried by a minerally edge.” – Wine Spectator – 88 points
Tasting Price: $9.89/bottle | $9.34 in mixed six packs | $8.79 in mixed cases

4. 2015 Belle Provencale Rouge (Cotes du Ventoux, France) – The red from Belle Provencale, like the white, is a lot of wine for the money!  A blend of Grenache, Syrah, Carignan and Cinsault fermented in stainless steel, it offers up ripe and juicy notes of cherry, plum, peppery spice and Provencal herbs.  Soft, low in tannin, and completely chuggable, this makes for a great easy drinking house wine.
Tasting Price: $8.99/bottle | $8.49 in mixed six packs | $7.99 in mixed cases

 

Great Independence Day Wines

Lift a Glass for Lady Liberty at our free wine tasting this Saturday, July 2nd featuring 4 perfect Independence Day wines!   In case you didn’t know, the French played a key role in helping us gain our independence, and we are paying homage to them this Saturday with a free wine tasting featuring a super lineup of value-priced wines from France.  There are so many extreme values coming out of France these days, and these are the perfect “adult beverages” to serve on the 4th of July.  Why?  The combination of quality and value — that’s why!  Stop by, taste, learn, stock up, and save big on all of the tasting wines!

The Wines
On all tasting wines, save 10% off by the bottle, 15% off when you mix six of them, or 20% off when you mix a case or more of them!

1. 2015 Domaine de Menard Cotes de Gascogne Blanc (Southwestern France) – The white wines of Gascogne are easily some of the best values on the planet.  The one from Domaine de Menard is a fine example!  A blend of Colombard and Ugni Blanc fermented in stainless steel, it is fresh, lively, and a great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc.
Tasting Price: $10.79/bottle | $10.19 in mixed six packs | $9.59 in mixed cases

2. 2015 Laurent Gauthier Beaujolais-Villages Rose (Beaujolais, France) – Small grower and producer Laurent Gauthier grew up in Beaujolais and his dry rose is one of our favorites every year.  Composed entirely of Gamay, it is light, brisk, and perfumed with lovely notes of white cherry, cranberry, citrus and white flowers.
Tasting Price: $12.59/bottle | $11.89 in mixed six packs | $11.19 in mixed cases

3. 2014 Domaine de Fenouillet Vin de Pays de Vaucluse (Southern Rhone, France) – This new wine has quickly become a staff favorite.  A blend of Merlot and Marsellan (a Grenache/Cabernet Sauvignon hybrid), it is ridiculously authentic and delicious.  Loaded with spicy cherry fruit and slight herbal edge, it will take you to Provence with just one sip!
Tasting Price: $10.79/bottle | $10.19 in mixed six packs | $9.59 in mixed cases

4. 2014 Domaine de Massiac “Sentinelle de Massiac” (Languedoc, France) – Consistently one of the top French red wine values in the store, the new vintage of the Sentinelle de Massiac is super!  A blend of 2/3 Syrah and 1/3 Carignan fermented in stainless steel, it is full bodied and rich with notes of dark berries, spices, herbs and mineral.  Soft and supple on the palate, it makes for a great red to serve with anything off the grill.
Tasting Price: $12.59/bottle | $11.89 in mixed six packs | $11.19 in mixed cases

Tour de France Wine Tasting featuring wines from Vintage 59 Imports

Seated Tour de France Wine Tasting

Seated Tour de France Wine Tasting featuring delicious, small grower/producer wines from Vintage 59 Imports!  Thursday, July 21st in the Table Wine Classroom from 7 to 9 p.m. – $30/person ($24 for Grape Nuts) – Call us at 828.505.8588 to reserve your seat today!  The passionate and lovely Debra Lewis of Vintage 59 Imports will join us to present an incredible lineup of small batch French wines from all corners of the country.  From Sancerre and White Burgundy to Cotes du Rhone and Chinon, we’ll leave no galet (French for stone) un-turned.

Vintage 59 founder Roy Cloud focuses on “growers who manage small domains and make captivating wine. Some embrace organic or biodynamic values, some take a common-sense sustainable path; none adhere to conventional agro-chemical standards intent on volume. They are serious about their vineyard work, which they consider more fundamental than any post-harvest wizardry that may be employed to turn grape juice into wine. Minimalists in the cellar, these folks don’t think highly of the Houdini bag of modern enological tricks. They do, however, think deeply of land, tradition, and kinship.”

Table Wine Asheville Classroom

The Table Wine “Classroom”

If this sounds like the kind of wine you love or would like to embrace, you don’t want to miss this!  We can only take 24 lucky wine lovers for this incredible opportunity to sample a great batch of real wines from real farmers.  8+ wines and light hors d’oeuvres are included with the price of entry.  In addition, all of the wines will be offered at aggressively discounted prices.  Don’t miss out, call us today at 828.505.8588 to sign up.

Greatest Chardonnay value in the world.

The Greatest Chardonnay Value in the World

Yes, I know that is a bold statement, but year in and year out, this wine consistently amazes me.  If you’re not sure, you are more than welcome to stop by this Friday (2-7 pm) to give it a try. The newly released 2014 Jean-Paul Brun “Terres Dorees” Beaujolais Blanc is again (imho) the greatest Chardonnay value in the world.  Made with grapes from vineyards located in Charnay in the southern part of Beaujolais, Jean-Paul works with vineyards that are over 80 years old, and these old vines yield a luscious, beautifully textured, golden fruited Chardonnay. Great Britain’s Decanter rated the wine 95 points and The Wine Advocate said this wine “offers sensational value and a distinctively delicious personality such as you won’t find in 98% or more Chardonnays grown anywhere in the world.”  You are probably guessing that this is going to run you well over $30 right?  Nope, it’s less than $20 every day, but we’re running a super special deal on it for the next two weeks.  It’s the 2014 Jean-Paul Brun “Terres Dorees” Beaujolais Blanc, and it’s our new Wine of the Week.  Here’s the deal:

2014 Jean-Paul Brun “Terres Dorees” Beaujolais Blanc – On Sale Through Wednesday, June 29th

Regular Price: $19.99/bottle

Sale Price: $17.99/bottle or $15.99/bottle on solid 6-packs or more

Jean-Paul Brun is the man behind Domaine des Terres Dorees, and I am a huge fan of everything he makes (give his Beaujolais Rouge “L’Ancien” a shot too).  He farms organically and in addition to his own vineyards, he purchases fruit from other organic growers scattered throughout the region.  What makes this wine so special in addition to the age of the vines is the fact that the vines are all planted in limestone rich soils, the same type of “dirt” responsible for some of the greatest wines in the world.  What makes limestone so special in terms of wine is that it retains moisture in dry weather, but also offers good drainage in cooler weather, and vines thrive in this sort of situation.

2014 Jean-Paul Brun Beaujolais Blanc, the greatest Chardonnay value in the world.

That’s Jean-Paul Brun surrounded by his delicious wines.

With this pristine old vine fruit, Jean-Paul chooses to ferment entirely in stainless steel to preserve the natural richness and purity that old vines provide.  Trust me, you won’t miss the oak on this one because it’s much richer, layered and textured than most unoaked Chardonnay.  The nose is classic French Chardonnay in the form of pure apple, pear and lemon with some apricot and honeydew sneaking in there too.  And mineral, oh yeah, this one’s got some serious mineral that comes through in the form of scents and flavors of wet rock and oyster shell.  This might sound gross to some of you, but trust us, it’s aromas like these that people pay hundreds of dollars for and it’s quite subtle.  On the palate, this one has great weight, texture and balance with a nice mix of round orchard fruits balanced by tangy and tart citrus, finishing with a complex melange of white flowers, gentle spice, and mineral.

We try a lot of wines here, including top flight White Burgundies and high end California Chardonnays, and we can honestly say that this one is better than a lot of wines that cost two to three times the price.  Feel free to stop by and pick some up or email us at josh@tablewineashevillewine.com and we’ll be glad to hold some for you until you can get by.

Amazing Cotes du Rhone from Domaine Amido

Amazing Cotes du Rhone from Domaine Amido

Our new Case of the Month Selection is the best selling wine in the history of Table Wine, and the new vintage is about as good as red wine gets for less than $15! Come try it for free at this Saturday’s wine tasting (2 to 5 p.m.). Domaine Amido Cotes du Rhone Villages “Signargues” has been a staple at Table Wine and at my house for over 4 years.  I’m not kidding — I personally keep at least 6 bottles of this wine at my house all year long and I still haven’t gotten tired of it.  It offers up an amazing mix of rich fruit balanced by refreshing acidity, and although sumptuous fruit is the main draw of the wine, it also offers up moderate complexity in the form of spice and floral notes.  In a nutshell, it is a wine that appeals to many different palates and it drinks well all year long.  It is the 2014 Domaine Amido Cotes du Rhone Villages “Signargues,” and it’s our new Case of the Month — here’s the deal:

2014 Domaine Amido Cotes du Rhone Villages “Signargues” – On Sale Through Wednesday, July 13th

Regular Price: $14.99/bottle

Sale Price: $10.99/bottle on solid cases or $11.99/bottle on solid 6-packs

A true, family run estate that uses sustainable and organic practices in their vineyards, the winery was founded in the mid-1980’s by Christian Amido.  As importer Charles Neal says, “Christian Amido, who died from complications of a brain aneurysm, was a soft spoken man who had been under his doctor’s care since I had gotten to know him in 2001. Against his doctor’s orders, he frequently smoked while pulling samples to taste out of various casks.”  Amazingly, in his last three years of life, he updated and modernized his winery installing a new press and replacing his cement tanks with a fleet of stainless steel.  Today, Domaine Amido is run by his daughter Nathalie along with her daughter Amandine and son-in-law Antoine.  The wines are better than ever!

Domaine Amido Cotes du Rhone

Amandine Amido and her husband Antoine, the new generation at Domaine Amido.

Vintage 2014 in the Southern Rhone was considered good, but not without problems.  Heavier than usual rains made conditions less than ideal, but it is in these challenging vintages where the cream always rises to the top.  Domaine Amido did just that, and their Cotes du Rhone garnered an 89 point score from Josh Raynolds of Vinous Media: “Brilliant ruby. Dark berries, pungent flowers and a suggestion of allspice on the fragrant nose. Round and spicy on the palate, offering gently sweet cherry and boysenberry flavors that pick up a smoky quality with air. Dusty tannins frame the finish, which clings with good tenacity and a very subtle suggestion of bitter chocolate.”  Having enjoyed many bottles of this wine over the past several vintages, I would say Mr. Raynolds pretty much nailed the aroma and flavor profile for this wine.  Drink this one with or without food over the next 3 to 5 years and.

Want to try it?  Stop by this Friday, June 17th anytime between 2 and 7 p.m. to give it a swirl, a sniff, and a sip.  I guarantee you’ll like it!  Otherwise, just stop by the store, call us at 828.505.8588 or email me at josh@tablewineasheville.com.  I’ll be glad to hold your wine for you!  Cheers, happy drinking, happy eating, and happy living in Asheville!

Delicious Beaujolais wines.

The Best of Beaujolais Wine Tasting

The Best of Beaujolais Wine Tasting this Friday, June 17th from 2-7 p.m. featuring some incredible wines from one of the most misunderstood wine regions in all of France!  To most people, Beaujolais means Beaujolais Nouveau, the often thin and fruity stuff in a brightly labelled bottle that is always around at Thanksgiving.  Please, please, please stop thinking this!  There is a whole other world of Beaujolais that exists, one where the wines are bolder, more expressive, more “serious,” and ultimately more fulfilling — join us this Friday to experience that world firsthand.  For the record, we love Beaujolais Nouveau!  We just love the Beaujolais’ we’re pouring on Friday even more.  Stop by, taste, learn and save big on all of the tasting wines this Friday!

All of the featured tasting wines are on sale the day of the tasting: take 10% off if you mix any 3, 15% off if you mix any 6, or 20% off if you mix any 12.

The Wines

1. 2014 Jean-Paul Brun “Terres Dorees” Beaujolais Blanc (Beaujolais, France) – This is your chance to try our new Wine of the Week and the best Chardonnay and White Burgundy value on the planet.  Grower and producer Jean-Paul Brun is one of our favorites in the region — he farms organically and he’s not afraid to take chances.  Whereas most Beaujolais Blanc is thin and sour, his is rich and beautifully textured with gorgeous notes of golden apple, lemon cream, spice and white florals.  “Behaving” a lot like a great Pouilly-Fuisse or St. Veran, but costing substantially less, it is one of the best White Burgundy deals out there.
Tasting Price: $17.99 in mixed 3-packs | $16.99 in mixed six packs | $15.99 in mixed cases
Case of the Week Price: $17.99/bottle or $15.99/bottle on solid 6-packs or more — On sale through Wednesday, June 29th!

2. 2014 Vignerons de Buxy Buissonnier (Burgundy, France) – We know this one isn’t from Beaujolais, but close enough!  It hails from the new Coteaux Bourguignons appellation that covers all of Burgundy, including Beaujolais, and allows producers to blend Burgundy’s beloved Pinot Noir with Beaujolais’ native Gamay.  This one blends 70% Pinot Noir with 30% Gamay to create a fresh, juicy, and lively red wine that is ideal for warm weather drinking. Put a little chill on it and enjoy!
Tasting Price: $10.79 on mixed 3-packs | $10.19 on mixed 6-packs | $9.59 on mixed cases

3. 2014 Jean-Paul Brun “Terres Dorees” Beaujolais L’Ancien (Beaujolais, France) – Jean-Paul Brun’s Beaujolais L’Ancien is a great introduction to super high quality, small grower/producer red Beaujolais.  Composed entirely of Gamay from old vineyards (50+ years old to be exact), the grapes are destemmed and then fermented with native yeasts in older French oak barrels.  The resulting wine is gorgeous, with notes of freshly ripened red berries, smoky mineral, and pungent herb oil.
Tasting Price: $17.99 in mixed 3-packs | $16.99 in mixed six packs | $15.99 in mixed cases

Domaine Duffour Cotes de Gascogne, the quintessential spring and summer white wine.

2014 Domaine Duffour Cotes de Gascogne

New Case of the Month Selection — 2014 Domaine Duffour Cotes de Gascogne — On Sale for as low as $8.49/bottle through Tuesday, May 10th!!!  Let me start by saying that this wine, in my humble opinion and to my palate, is one of the best white wine values in the store, in Western North Carolina, and in the world!  The white wines of Gascogne in Southwestern France have long been heralded as some of the best deals in the world, and I think the version from Michel Duffour is the best of these values.  Based on a blend of old vine Colombard, Gros Manseng, and Ugni Blanc, this is the perfect crunchy, crisp, tart and refreshing white wine for spring and summer sipping.  If you like dry, fresh and crisp white wines like Sauvignon Blanc and Verdejo, you’re going to love this!  It’s our new Case of the Month, and here’s the deal:

2014 Domaine Duffour Cotes de Gascogne – $10.99/bottle regular price – a great deal already!

Sale Price: $8.49/bottle by the case — that’s over 20% off!!

I invite you all to stop by this Saturday, April 16th any time between 2 and 5 pm to give this one a try.  You can also just stop by and pick some up or email me at josh@tablewineasheville.com with your order.  Before I get ahead of myself, let me tell you a little bit more about the wine and the family that makes it.  Gascogne is famous for foie gras and Armagnac, but it is also home to an eclectic and interesting assortment of grapes.  Farmer and winemaker Michel Duffour took over his family’s estate in the 1980’s.  He replanted many of the vineyards, but he kept some of the older Colombard and Ugni Blanc plots that his father had planted in the 1960’s to make Armagnac.  Michel still makes incredible Armagnac, but he also crafts his white wine from these old vines.  Older vines lead to more intensely flavored grapes and results in bolder aromatics and more concentrated flavors — that’s exactly what you get here!

Like most of the white wines of Gascogne, this one is fermented entirely in stainless steel to preserve freshness and purity of fruit.  Upon pouring it, I can literally smell this wine from almost 5 feet away!  Intense aromas of green apple, citrus and green herbs flow out of the glass leading into a palate of super crisp, tart and tangy melon, grapefruit, exotic tropical fruits and citrus zest.  Somewhat resembling a really good New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, but with a little more weight and texture, I really don’t know what more you could ask for in a wine that sells for less than $10.  Perfect for drinking liberally on warm spring and summer days and ideal for serving with fresh fish, vegetables, and salads, this is the quintessential spring/summer white wine.

The wine is in ample supply, but being that it is already one of our top sellers, that could change quickly.  Stop by and pick some up, take home and chill, open the bottle and enjoy it on the porch or patio with friends and/or fresh flavors.  Cheers and happy drinking and eating in Asheville!

Josh Spurling
Owner/Operator/Wine Buyer
Table Wine Asheville
828.505.8588 or josh@tablewineasheville.com

Corsican Wines

Corsican Wines from Domaine Vetriccie

Try Three for Free Wine Tasting this Saturday, March 26th from 2-5 pm featuring some deliciously affordable Corsican wines!!!  Although it is considered part of France, Corsica lies just north of Sardinia and just 50 miles west of Tuscany.  This is a fiercely independent population — they speak their own language and their cultural traditions are equally informed by Southern France, Central Italy, and the Mediterranean.  It really shows in their wines which are just beginning to show up in the United States.  When we tasted the wines from Vetriccie, we were absolutely blown away by the quality for money they delivered.  We think you’ll experience them in a similar manner. Stop by, taste, learn, and save up to 20% off on all of the featured tasting wines.

Try Three for Free Wine Tasting

All of the featured tasting wines are on sale the day of the tasting: take 10% off if you mix any 3, 15% off if you mix any 6, or 20% off if you mix any 12.

The Wines

1. 2015 Domaine Vetriccie Ile de Beaute Blanc (Corsica, France) – This stainless steel fermented blend of Chardonnay and Vermentino literally smells like a sunny spring day.  Bursting with fresh apple, peach, citrus, honeysuckle and gentle spice notes, this will perk up your day in no time.  Easy drinking, uncomplicated, clean and fresh, this is just silly good!
Tasting Price: $9.89 on mixed 3-packs | $9.34 on mixed 6-packs | $8.79 on mixed cases

2. 2015 Domaine Vetriccie Ile de Beaute Rose (Corsica, France) – Vetriccie’s dry rose is one of the best values in pink wine we’ve tasted this year.  A blend of 40% Niellucciu (believed by many to be Sangiovese), 30% Sciaccerellu, 15% Grenache and 15% Merlot fermented in stainless steel, this is a beautiful wine.  Fresh strawberry, white cherry, peach and mixed citrus notes inform the nose and palate of this refreshing rose.
Tasting Price: $9.89 on mixed 3-packs | $9.34 on mixed 6-packs | $8.79 on mixed cases

3. 2015 Domaine Vetriccie Ile de Beaute Rouge (Corsica, France) – The red wine from Domaine Vetriccie is a tank fermented blend of 40% Niellucciu (aka Sangiovese), 30% Sciaccerellu, 20% Merlot and 10% Syrah.  It “behaves” very much like a good Cotes du Rhone with a solid core of ripe berry fruit complimented by spicy, peppery and herbal notes.  With soft tannin and refreshing acidity, this is a great one for warmer weather drinking.
Tasting Price: $9.89 on mixed 3-packs | $9.34 on mixed 6-packs | $8.79 on mixed cases

Domaine de Bernier Chardonnay

2014 Domaine de Bernier Chardonnay

New Case of the Month Selection – One of the best Chardonnay values in the world — as low as $8.49/bottle through Tuesday, April 12th!!!  Much like our last Case of the Month (Domaine Brunet Pinot Noir), the Domaine de Bernier Chardonnay is one of my top white wine finds of 2016 thus far.  This is real-deal, estate grown Chardonnay from a 20+ year old, sustainably farmed vineyard just outside of Muscadet, in France’s Loire Valley.  Robert Parker said the wine “does a fine job of impersonating Chablis,” and I agree with him 100%.  Clean, fresh, and crisp, but with ample body, weight, and the tiniest kiss of oak, it’s the perfect white wine for just about anything.  It’s our new Case of the Month, and it is on sale through Tuesday, April 12th.  Here’s the deal:

2014 Domaine de Bernier Chardonnay

Regular Price: $10.99/bottle
Sale Price: $8.49/bottle on solid cases (over 20% off) or $9.34/bottle on solid 6-packs (15% off)

Domaine de Bernier is made by the Couillaud brothers, who also own and operate Château de la Ragotière in Muscadet.  Adjacent to their Muscadet vineyards, they own and farm a 20 year old Chardonnay vineyard composed of soil just like that in Muscadet — heavy clay and chalk.  It is this combination of soil along with the more Atlantic influenced vineyards of the region that contribute to this wine’s lovely freshness and bright acidity.

As noted above, Robert Parker and a host of other wine writers have compared this wine to good, entry level Chablis. Parker went on to say there “is enough Chardonnay character to please fans of that varietal, but the real hallmark of this wine is its crisp, elegant, steely, mineral, and citrusy personality. It is impossible to find a wine of this type from California, Australia, or South America. A refreshing, lively wine, it will drink beautifully with light fish dishes, or served as an aperitif.”  Again, I couldn’t agree with this description of the wine more.  This is a wine that delivers Chablis-like nuance and style at less than $10/bottle, a fraction of the price you would pay for solid entry-level Chablis!

That’s it folks — delicious, warm weather friendly Chardonnay for as low as $8.49/bottle.  Not sure about this one? Stop by the store this Friday, March 18th any time between 4:00 and 7:00 to try it for free along with some other delicious European values.  Otherwise, stop by the store or email me at josh@tablewineasheville.com and I’ll be glad to hold your wine for up to two weeks. Many thanks and happy drinking and eating in Asheville!

Josh Spurling
Owner/Operator/Wine Buyer
Table Wine Asheville
828.505.8588

French Wine Finds Tasting

Free on Fridays Wine Tasting – New French Wine Finds

Free on Fridays Wine Tasting this Friday, March 18th from 4-7 pm featuring some incredible new French wine finds! Start your weekend off right with the best free wine tasting in Asheville!  We’ll be breaking out some new French finds this week including our new Case of the Month Selection, an incredibly delicious and affordable French Chardonnay.  We’re not kidding, this wine tastes like good Chablis at a fraction of the price!  We’ll also pour you a lovely dry Provencal rosé and one of our all-time favorite Beaujolais’.  Stop by, taste, learn about the wines, and save up to 20% off on all of the featured tasting wines.

French Wine Finds

All of the featured tasting wines are on sale the day of the tasting: take 10% off if you mix any 3, 15% off if you mix any 6, or 20% off if you mix any 12.

The Wines

1. 2014 Domaine de Bernier Chardonnay (Loire Valley, France) – Many tasters will not recognize this wine as Chardonnay!  From the rocky, mineral infused soils of France’s Muscadet region, this is bone dry, super crisp and flowing with mineral complexity.  It sees just a touch of oak to round things out a bit and drinks every bit as good as an entry level Chablis at a fraction of the price.
Tasting Price: $9.89 on mixed 3-packs | $9.34 on mixed 6-packs | $8.79 on mixed cases
Case of the Month Price: $8.49/bottle on solid cases — That’s over 20% off!

2. 2014 Maison Fabre “Serpolet” Cotes de Provence Rose (Provence, France) – Provence is one of the top spots in the world for dry rose, and the natives of the region drink copious amounts of the stuff.  One taste of this wine and we think you’ll understand why.  A blend of Cinsault, Grenache, and Syrah fermented in stainless steel until completely dry, it offers up lovely notes of rounded red fruit, herb, and citrus zest.
Tasting Price: $15.29/bottle | $14.44 in a mixed six pack | $13.59 in a mixed case
Special One Day Price: $12.99/bottle if you buy 3 or more bottles!

3. 2014 Domaine du Vissoux Beaujolais “Cuvée Pierre Chermette” (Beaujolais, France) – Husband and wife Pierre-Marie and Martine Chermette make some of the most lipsmackingly good Beaujolais on the planet.     Bursting with juicy red fruits, a hint of earth, some spice and virtually no tannin, this is a delightful, warm weather red to enjoy with friends and spring cuisine like salmon, grilled mushrooms, or herb roasted chicken.
Tasting Price: $15.29/bottle | $14.44 in a mixed six pack | $13.59 in a mixed case