A Taste of France-Jack Tipple’s Weekly Wine Picks 7/11/18-7/18/18

Jack’s Picks of the Week: 7/11/18-7/18/18
OR while supplies last!

2016 Vincent Mothe Chablis

Winemaker’s Notes: Fermented and aged in stainless steel, this Chablis is crisp, clean and razor-sharp. Get classic flavors of green apple, fresh lemon, and Chablis’ distinctive combination of saline, mineral and soil. Oysters are the classic pairing here, but this is one of those wines where you almost can’t go wrong: chicken, fish, veggies, sitting in the shade with a good book—this wine makes most things better.

Retail: $26.99
On Sale Thru 7/18: $22.99

2014 Chateau du Retout Cru Bourgeois

90 points James Suckling: A leafy cabernet nose leads into quite a powerful and tannic palate with the sleek body of a marathon runner. Better in 2018.

90 points Wine Enthusiast: With an unusually high proportion (nearly 17%) of Petit Verdot in the blend, this is both darkly structured and dark in color. It is weight, intense youthful acidity and black-currant fruits. It’s also rich, full of tannins and in need of several years. Drink from 2021.

90 points Wine Spectator: Delightfully ripe, with an inviting core of plum and blackberry preserves, picking up an anise edge on the finish. A solid alder spine runs throughout, adding length and definition. Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Merlot. Drink now through 2020.

Retail: $26.99
On Sale Thru 7/18: $22.99

Comments are closed.

head_circleLooking For a Certain Wine or Beer?

Click the inquire now button below and fill out our request form. We will search with our distributors and get back to you. Please allow 72 hours for a response.

Inquire Now

Find Wine or Beer
Sign up for the Tipple's Newsletter


Click sign up below and select which lists you would like to signup for and receive only the emails with the content you want!

Sign Up