Today's Tasting Notes

Zenato San Benedetto Lugano DOC (Italy)  $14.99

Pale lemon-green in color, San Benedetto Lugana offers appealing notes of peaches, citrus, bananas, and herbs, which are underscored by crisp acidity and supple body on the palate. Food Pairing: Pair this wine with grilled skate, risi a bisi, carbonara dishes, and roasted chicken.

Santadi Vermentino Villa Solais (Italy) $13.99

Brilliant straw yellow, with green and golden hues; very fresh nose with appealing minerality, confirmed on the palate, also attractively floral, fruity & mineral.
Food Pairing: Pair with fresh seafood and white meats.


Brotte Cotes Du Rhone La Griveliere
 (France) $11.99

La Griveliere is well-balanced with aromas of red fruits and spices and hints of vanilla and earth. It’s perfectly suited with grilled white and red meats or light pasta dishes.
The wine is light enough to drink year-round and well-matched with summer meals. It’s also good for just sipping or having with appetizers.

Honoro Vera Irreverent Red Blend (Spain) $8.99

"This distinctive wine is delicate yet expressive, with ripe plum and fig flavors. The plush texture has good density, bright acidity, integrated tannins, a spicy finish and a long aftertaste. Terrific value." —importer
Critic' Notes
"Herbaceous nose showing some red-fruit character. Medium to full body, chewy tannins and a medium, sweet finish. Screw cap. Drink now." —JamesSuckling.com

Elements by Artesa Cabernet Sauvignon (California) $16.99  SALE $9.99

As the name suggests, this is an elemental Cabernet, offering pleasant blackberry, cherry and oak flavors. Rich and ripe in California sunshine fruit, it's smooth in tannins and easy to drink.