Atomium Premier Grand Cru 6 Grain (Belgium), $2.47/bottle by the case (Reg. $2.75) This combination of barley, spelt, rye, maize, wheat and buckwheat is what provides this brew’s incomparable character. Orange zest and coriander seeds establish a full-bodied, balanced flavor palate. This Champagne-like Belgian golden strong ale is spritzy and packed with lots of fruit and spice flavors – pineapple, lemon and banana backed with bready malts, while clove and herbs add subtle dark tones.
Fournier Cidre De Normandie Brut (France), $8.09/bottle by the case (Reg. $8.99) Produced from a blend of Normandy apples that are selected for their delicate and fresh flavors, and then slowly fermented. Yellow and limpid color – fruity and elegant floral nose. Quenching, sparkling on the palate, fine acidity and slight bitterness. Rich, round, and structured. Pairs well with savory dishes, pancakes or crepes. Also mixes well with fruit liquor for cocktail.
Rubus White Blend 2017 (France), $7.19/bottle by the case (Reg. $7.99) Blend of 80% Colombard, 10% Ugni Blanc, and 10% Gros Manseng; Fresh, clean and lively with intense exotic fruit aromas. Crisp, clean and zesty in the mouth, it offers delicate flavors of citrus fruit and grapefruit and a long lingering finish.
Riebeek Cellars Pinotage 2017 (South Africa), $7.19/bottle by the case (Reg. $7.99) Pinotage is a South African cross of Pinot Noir and Hermitage (otherwise known as Cinsaut), hence the name. Red berry flavors offer optimum juicy fruit with ripe rounded tannins and medium body. Enjoy with most any meal.
Rubus Icono Malbec 2015 (Argentina), $12.59/bottle by the case (Reg. $13.99) Suave, rich and well spiced, offering loads of dark plum, currant and dried blackberry flavors. Molten chocolate notes emerge mid-palate, with Asian spice accents. Long, ripe finish.
Ferraris Malvasia Di Casorzo (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.