Meet Aidan McKinney, the newest member of Team Table Wine, and taste a trio of fresh natural wines. It’s Asheville’s best free wine tasting, and you’re invited.
Asheville’s Best Free Wine Tasting – Just stop by – we’ve got plenty of free parking!
All wine is natural right? Not quite! Stop by the store this Saturday, and let Aidan McKinney pour and talk you through these uniquely styled wines. Aidan says, “The category of natural wine has seen huge gains in the wine trade recently and we’re huge fans here at Table Wine! Each of these unique reds offers up a different take on the natural category and each is as incredible as the next. Whether you’re looking for a light, crushable red for an evening outdoors or a structured, spicy wine that will hold up to anything off the grill, there’s a wine in this tasting for you! Taste learn, and save every Friday at Table Wine!”
All of the featured tasting wines are 20% off by the bottle on tasting day only.
Can’t make it by, but want to take advantage of the savings? Call us at 828.505.8588 and we can run your card over the phone.
1. 2016 Vina Maitia “Aupa Pipeño” (Maule Valley, Chile) – The minds of most, myself included, would not venture to Chile for a natural, light red wine rich in heritage. Yet this wine, made from 80% Pais and 20% Carignan is exactly that and more. Pipeño, the traditional method of winemaking in Chile, dates back to the 16th century and produces a fruit driven wine with abundant notes of cherry and raspberry as well as hints of dried herbs, fennel seed and thyme. Best served with a slight chill.
2. 2016 Pays D’Herault “Les Hérétiques” (Languedoc-Roussillon, France) – Reminiscent in many ways of Beaujolais, Les Hérétiques is a blend of 90% old vine Carignan and 10% Syrah. Half of the wine undergoes Carbonic Maceration, lending the wine freshness and a lighter color while the other half is fermented in barrel with a 30 day maceration. The combination results in a rustic wine with balanced tannin, bold dark fruit and a unique depth of flavor at this price point.
3. 2015 Adrien Berlioz, “Cuvée Rosa” (Savoie, France) – Winemaker Adrien Berlioz produces a small assortment of unique and refined wines that you won’t often see on a shelf and his 2015 Cuvée Rosa, made from 100% Mondeuse grapes is no exception. On the palate, the wine strikes a balance somewhere between Moulin-a-Vent and Crozes Hermitage, offering up well integrated spice notes, an elegant body, lively acidity and fine tannin.