Archives for February 2014

Wine of the Week 92 Point Tarima Hill Monastrell 2009

Bodegas Volver Tarima Hill Monastrell 2009 92 Points! - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate Only $15.99/bottle! ($191.88/case) Back by popular demand, the Tarima Hill Monastrell 2009 is a hearty Spanish red that is a perfect wine to stock up on for those cold nights. It starts off with a luscious bouquet of baked plums, new leather, cedar, and vanilla. Hints of blueberry preserves, anise, allspice, crushed limestone, and freshly ground pepper all … [Read more...]

Meet the Brewmaster – Andrew Cooper of The Wild Beer Company

Brewmaster Event - Wednesday March 12th, 6:30PM Location: Amity Wine and Spirit Tasting Room, 65 Amity Rd, New Haven, CT Brewmaster: Andrew Cooper of The Wild Beer Company, Somerset, England (wildbeerco.com) will be with us along with our own Tony Pellino, now with B. United International. Contact Jim Boyrer at 203-397-9463 or jimb@blog.amitywines.com to RSVP and reserve your seating. BEERS TO BE TASTED: Somerset Saison - This … [Read more...]

Wine of the Week 90 Point Chateau Tanunda Dry Riesling 2012

Chateau Tanunda Grand Barossa Dry Riesling 2012 90 Points! - Wine Spectator Limited Quantity Available! Only $12.99/bottle! ($155.88/case) "Top 100 Outstanding Values of 2013" - Wine Spectator Dec 31, 2013 GRAND BAROSSA Riesling is subtle yellow in color, displaying delicate lifted aromas of lime blossom and citrus fruits. Lemon, lime and hints of passion fruit are in abundance. The palate is focused, pure and linear with a … [Read more...]

Wine of the Week – 92 Points! Bodegas Volver 2011

  Bodegas Volver 2011 92 Points! - Robert Parker Special Price $14.99/bottle ($179.88/case) Bodegas Volver, is owned by Jorge Ordonez and Rafael Canizares. This is the flagship wine from Bodegas Volver, a single vineyard Tempranillo that consistently receives great press and sells out as fast as it hits the floor. Last year Volver was sold out by May.From holdings in La Mancha, the 2011 Volver (100% Tempranillo that … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Champagne, Wine and Port Tasting Event

Valentine's Day, February 14, 2014 - 5:00PM Champagne and Port Tasting with Devon McGarry  Come by early and toast Valentine's Day as we welcome in Devin McGarry of Maison, Marques & Domaines. We will be tasting a wonderful line up of Champagne from Scharffenberger and the famed house of Louis Roederer, including Roederer Estate, Louis Roederer Brut Premier and the 2005 Cristal!We are also tasting #80 in 2013's WS Top 100 the … [Read more...]

Wine of the Week 2009 Bodega Triton Avente Mencia and 2009 B R Cohn Sonoma Valley Merlot

Amity's Wine of the Week for February 5, 2014. Two picks for you this week. 90 Points!! Bodega Triton 2009 Avante Mencia Only $9.99/bottle! ($119.88/case)The 2009 Avante is 100% Mencia sourced from multiple vineyards with an average age of 43 years. The wine was aged in both stainless steel (30%) and French oak (70%) for 5 months. It offers up notes of earthy minerals, a hint of balsamic, black cherries, and violets leading to … [Read more...]