Mythic Wine – February Wine of the Month

Amity VIP News for February 8, 2017

Hello All,

Looks like winter is finally arriving here in Connecticut tomorrow with a major snow storm in the forecast. As of right now, we plan on being open our business regular hours which are 8:30am-9:00pm so if you have to be on the road and need to stop in for your favorite beverage, we’ll be here.

We’re introducing something new today with our Winery of the month along with a few specials from the other departments as well. All the items are available online for your convenience for store pickup, local delivery and shipping to many states around the country.

Stay safe and thank you all again for your patronage.


Mythic Wines Featured


Winery of the Month – MYTHIC

In the Southern Hemisphere lies a Viticultural Eden bathed by an ancient ridge, where pristine glacial waters filter down through nutrient rich earth. This unspoiled paradise is the chosen land for growing vines. It is here where MYTHIC wines are born. 300 days of sun, deep roots, and alluvial soil create the most ideal of conditions for these MYTHIC Argentine wines.

Bernardo Bossi Bonilla – winemaker extraordinaire. Bernie spent years honing his skills at Argentine powerhouses Catena, Tikal, and Casarena before embarking on his very own label, MYTHIC. No longer handcuffed by management and bean-counters, Bernardo is afforded the freedom to craft his wines exactly how he sees fit, quite a rare feat with the proliferation of factory wineries.

Mythic Mountain Red Blend 2015
90 Points! – Decanter Magazine

Tasting notes:
Intense ruby red in the glass with aromas of spicy, jammy red fruit from the Malbec, rich black fruit & structure courtesy of the Cabernet, and a round, soft finish attributed to the Merlot… all lingers nicely in the mouth.

Latest Ratings (2014 vintage):
– 90 points, Decanter Magazine: Argentina’s Best Malbec Blends, July 2015
“Blackberry, violet, cassis and ripe plumb leap out of the glass. A refreshing style where oak plays a role but the fruit is pure with fresh and vibrant acidity.”

– 91 points, (BTI), Feb 2015
“Best Buy… Exceptional”

Mythic Mountain Chardonnay 2015

Tasting notes:
Bright yellow accompanied by streaks of green in the glass, with citrus notes and white flowers like jasmine and orange blossom showing through on the nose, complemented by a pleasant minerality and persistent finish.

Mythic Vineyard Malbec 2013

Tasting notes:
Intense purple/red color in the glass with aromas of fresh berries, jammy plums, and hints of a little spice. Dense, sweet berries in the mouth with an attractive mineral component and soft notes of tobacco & spice from the barrel aging leads to a long, satisfying finish.

Mythic Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
91 Points! – Tim Atkin, MW

Tasting notes:
A regal shade of deep garnet releases enticing aromas of black fruit, spicy red pepper, and eucalyptus that transfer seamlessly to the mouth, offering velvety soft tannins with additional notes of tobacco, spice and the slightest hint of vanilla, adding structure & complexity to this well-rounded wine with excellent length and intensity.

Latest Ratings:
– 91 points, Tim Atkin, MW, March 2015
“…aromatic oak, supple sweetness and fine grained tannins.”

– 89+ points, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate, August 2015
“…the medium-bodied palate has very fine, if grainy tannins as Cabernet does, though is juicy and supple. It
makes you salivate.”

Mythic Block Malbec 2012
93+ Points! – Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate

Tasting notes:
Tell-tale inky Malbec hue with a nose of freshly picked violets and ripe berries seamlessly integrated with spicy chocolate notes. Intense and full-bodied wine with notable structure yielding gentle tannins.

Latest Ratings:
– 93+ points, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate, August 2015
“This wine is serious and transmits a harmonious minerality that is pungent, deep and focused. It is sharp and at the same time powerful and concentrated, ready to drink now or bury in your cellar for a few years.”

– 93 points, Tim Atkin, MW, March 2015 “This is the best MYTHIC wine: Aromatic and refined, with smooth tannins, red berry fruit, stylish oak and a mineral undertone.”

Spirit Specials –

Crown Royal XRCrown Royal XR – Extra Rare Blue
750ml Bottle
Only $79.99
($76.95 online only)

Taste the rarest in our extra rare whisky series, handcrafted with a unique blend that includes one of the
final batches of whiskies from the renowned LaSalle distillery. Experience its sophisticated blend of dried
fruits and honey in a harmonious balance with spicy notes of Canadian rye, finishing in a lovely, round taste of raisins, cocoa and brown sugar.

Oban 14 Year Single Malt ScotchOban 14 Year
750ml Bottle
Only $64.99 (Reg. $69.99)

Olive gold appearance with rich sweetness and fruits – oranges, lemons and pears, with sea-salt and peaty
smokiness. Full, rich body. Mouth-filling late autumn fruits – dried figs and honey-sweet spices; followed by a smoky malty dryness in the mouth. The finish is long, smooth-sweet with oak-wood, dryness and a grain of salt.

Ketel One VodkaKetel One 1.75
1.75 Liter Bottle
Only $35.99 – All Month Long! (Reg. $39.99)

Awarded 98 Points from Cigar & Spirits Magazine (September/October 2014) and voted the #1 Best Selling Vodka by Drink International’s 50 Best Bars Brand Report – 2016, Ketel One is a vodka appreciated by many.


Beer Special of the Month –

Jack's Abby House LagerJack’s Abby House Lager
15-Pack Cans
$14.49/each – All Month Long!

House Lager pulls inspiration from the numerous country lagers, or landbiers, found in Franconia. It’s sweet and golden with a full malty body that comes from using a traditional German malt variety. A special beer for year- round enjoyment.

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