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FFF... Friday French Flight

A killer lineup of some brand new to the store French finds. Wyoming celebrity Britt Hedges from Tramonte Distributing will be behind the bar to present these bottles. Come on by before 7pm to grab a flight!

Enjoy a flight for $5!

Featured Wines:

Manoir de la Firetiere Sauvignon Blanc – Loire Valley, France; $12.99

Owned and operated by Servane and Guillaume Charpentier. They are the 5th generation on this 195 acre estate, founded in 1845. This is their younger vine Sauvignon Blanc coming from vines about 15 years old. The wine has lots of racy acidity, great limestone minerality, and lots of the traditional grapefruit and tropical fruit flavors. - $1.00 Sample

2018 Domaine Casa Rossa Ile de Beaute – Corsica, France; $12.99

A super unique rose of mainly Nielluccio from the island of Corsica. Domaine Casa Rossa works with the wine co-operative in Aghione a small town on the island. They blend that traditional varietal with about 30% Grenache to produce a light but fruity style of rose. A complex rose with ripe red fruit and a touch of spice. - $1.00 Sample

2016 Marrenon “Orca” Ventoux Rouge – Rhone Valley, France; $19.99

The Orca is a new addition from the Ventoux region in the Southeastern corner of the Rhone Valley. It showcases the classic varietals of this region, mainly Grenache with just a bit of Syrah. This one is brought to us from Marrenon, a co-op of nearly 1200 wine-growers managing nearly 20,000 acres between the Luberon and Ventoux regions. This red is very complex. The fresh blackcurrent and raspberry flavors stand out, but are backed up with some earthy tobacco and spice. - $1.50 Sample

2015 Chateau Haut Barrail Medoc Rouge – Bordeaux, France; $22.99

Located in Bégadan in the northernmost section of Médoc in Bordeaux. Chateau Haut Barrail sits on the 5 hectares of calcareous clay soils gently sloping into the right bank of the Gironde River. Now in its 7th consecutive century producing quality wine on the left bank of Bordeaux, Chateau Haut Barrail was established in 1362. The only remnant of the original property is the windmill that has been restored time and time again over the centuries. The property’s chateau was constructed in the 18th century and remains well cared for to this day. The current proprietors at Haut Barrail are the Gillet family, headed up by Cyril Gillet; he purchased the land in 1987 and overhauled the winery. Their first vintage was 1995.

A blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon aged a little over a year in about 80% new French oak barrels. This classic Bordeaux can clearly stand up to a few more years of aging. Juicy black currants, blackberries and cassis with a little smokiness in the finish. - $1.50 Sample

Earlier Event: May 10
Michael Pozzan Wine Tasting
Later Event: May 17
Revolution Beer Tasting