Thanksgiving Wine Suggestions
Bitburger Premium Beer (Germany), $1.62/bottle by the case (Reg. $1.80) Straw-colored pilsner is crystal-clear, boasting a light taste and a lasting foam head with extra-fine bubbles providing delicate effervescence. Crisp and flavorful with a touch of malty-ness, rounded off with a distinctive hoppiness that lingers harmoniously on the palate with notes of honey, ripe cereal grains, white bread and aromatic mountain herbs.
Rolly Gassman Pinot Blanc 2016 (France), $17.99/bottle by the case (Reg. $19.99) Fragrant nose with hints of white flower & honey. Velvety texture with a rich mouth feel and a soft acidity. Aromas and flavors of apricot, pear, orange, grapefruit and a slight nuttiness. Luscious ripe fruit lingers long on the finish. Enjoy with lobster, game fish or chicken with a rich creamy sauce.
Domaine de L’Eveche Bourgogne 2015 (France), $17.99/bottle by the case (Reg. $19.99) 100% Pinot Noir – bright cherry color with ruby highlights, soft and silky tannins. Aromas of strawberry, blackcurrant, and hints of raspberry, pepper, and touches of wild rose. Fleshy, with sophisticated, crisp tannins that bring consistency and a fresh, peppery finish. Enjoy with a variety of foods including cold cuts, white meat with a spiced jus, roasted poultry, grilled beef, mushroom omelet, or beef stew.
Famaey Cuvee’ X Malbec 2014 (France), $26.99/bottle by the case (Reg. $29.99) 100% hand-picked Malbec aged in new French oak for 24 months. From Cahors in southwestern France, the original home of the Malbec grape, long before Argentina made it popular. Deep black with ruby reflections. The nose is replete with spicy characters and fine subtle and mellow wood mixed with red and dark fruits. On the palate expressions of red and dark fruits precede a savory combination of violet and blackberry followed by velvetiness. The meaty character finishes silky yet dense. This is a wonderful selection to age.
Starry Night Zinfandel 2014 (California), $15.29/bottle by the case (Reg. $16.99) Well structured with fresh flavors of blackberries and cherries with hints of pepper, spice and mineral. Pair with pasta, steak, lamb, burgers, pizza, strong cheeses, or chocolate.
Roscato Rosso (Italy), $12.59/bottle by the case(Reg. 13.99) Delicately sweet, frizzante red wine made from grapes grown in the beautiful northern Italian region of Lombardy. With intense aromas of blackberries and ripe wild berries, this wine serves as a wonderful aperitif and is also incredibly food-friendly. Serve chilled.