Awesome gift packs!

1 Dec

 

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We’ve put together some terrific 2-, 3- and 4-packs of delicious wines in verticals, horizontals, regional & varietal packs at a range of prices for every wine lover in your life! Check ’em out!

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1. Cabernet Franc 2-pack $52 SOLD OUT

Two top-notch bottlings of California Cabernet Franc, featuring Ian Brand’s from Paicines and Ironstone’s from Sierra Foothills. Both are astoundingly expressive and true to the variety, sure to please Franc-ophiles of every stripe!

2. Oregon 2-pack $69

Oregon wine has come a long way since the first vines were planted in the Willamette Valley in the mid-1960’s, and here’s a fun pair of bottlings showcasing the region’s flagship varieties: Alexana Revana Vineyard Pinot Noir 2013 and Carabella Reserve Pinot Gris 2014. A great gift idea for anyone who loves Oregon wine!

3. Sancerre 2015 3-pack $75

If you love Sauvignon Blanc, there are few words that conjure bliss as readily as “Sancerre.” A great gift idea for anyone in your life who loves their wines crisp, citrusy and refreshing, with no shortage of drive or structure. Sample three 2015’s from Boulay, Millet and Reverdy!

4. Carneros Chardonnay 2012 2-pack $79

For fans of full-bodied, no-compromises California Chardonnay, we tender this pair of beauties: Donum’s Carneros Estate bottling and Saxon-Brown’s from Hyde Vineyard, both from the outstanding 2012 vintage. Sure to please everyone in your life who enjoys their Chardonnay dialed up to eleven!

5. Yann Bertrand Fleurie 3-pack $109 SOLD OUT

Yann Bertrand has re-energized his family domaine in a very short period of time, becoming one of the top young stars in this Beaujolais cru village known for producing the most elegant, refined expressions of Gamay in the region. Sample his three bottlings: Folie, from 30-60 year-old vines; Vieilles Vignes, from 60-80 year-old vines; and Cuvée Chaos, from vines aged 80-110 years. Incredible wines! Only 3 available!

6. Auteur 2013 Pinot Noir & Chardonnay 2-pack $119

Gorgeous single-vineyard, extremely limited-production Pinot and Chard from an incredible small producer! Enjoy the Durell Vineyard Chardonnay (94 pts, Robert Parker) and Manchester Ridge Pinot Noir (92 pts, Robert Parker). Amazing expressions of amazing sites!

7. Huet Vouvray Le Haut Lieu 2015 Horizontal 3-pack $119

Huet is among the most revered names in the Loire Valley, making some of the world’s most sought-after Chenin Blanc. Sample three bottlings from their best vineyard site, Le Haut-Lieu, in a range of styles reflecting the magnificence of the 2015 vintage: Sec, Demi-Sec and Moelleux! Only 6 available!

8. Hubert Lamy Clos des Gravières 2014 2-pack $129

Featuring one bottle each of Lamy’s Santenay Premier Cru Clos des Gravières red and white, both from the 2014 vintage. Enjoy a top Burgundy producer’s expression of his unique terroir, captured in bottlings of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from an excellent, approachable vintage. A must for Burgundy fans! Only 3 available!

9. JJ Prum Graacher Himmelreich Vertical 3-pack $149

A three-pack featuring three bottlings from JJ’s most famous vineyard, showcasing this unique site’s amazing potential in different vintages: 2009 Auslese, 2012 Spätlese and 2014 Kabinett. There are few more revered producers in the Mosel, and this is a unique opportunity for the Riesling fans on your list! Only 3 available!

10. JJ Prum 2014 Horizontal 4-pack $179

A testament to Prum’s strengths in 2014, this is an amazing selection of Spätlese bottlings from the estate’s 4 vineyard sites: Wehlener Sonnenuhr, Graacher Himmelreich, Zeltinger Sonnenuhr and Bernkasteler Badstube. An incredible horizontal from the Mosel’s most storied house! Only 3 available!

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In addition to these specials, we can assemble wine gifts with any number of bottles selected from the thousands in our cellar! Just call us at the shop and let one of our staff build you the perfect gift at any price point!

Local delivery is FREE for gifts over $100, and $10/delivery address for others. We cover most of the Denver/Boulder/South Suburban corridor in our local delivery area and we can ship UPS anywhere else in Colorado, as well as most other states  (shipping fees vary).

Sun, Apr 30: Château Musar dinner with Marc Hochar

5 Apr

20170430 Musar at Barbes FlyerIf you’ve ever enjoyed the singular wines of Château Musar, you likely can’t erase them from your memory. Long-lived, remarkably poised and expressive, they’re some of the wine world’s great treasures. Join us in welcoming third-generation proprietor Marc Hochar for a special five-course dinner with pairings from the top of Musar’s line, including back vintages, at Bistro Barbès. Sunday, April 30 at 630p. $100/per.

RSVP: 720.398.8085

And here’s the menu:

20170430 Musar at Barbes Menu

Tue, Apr 11: Three California winemakers, one amazing dinner

15 Mar

Join us in welcoming winemakers Mikey Giugni (Scar of the Sea), Johanna Jensen (Keep Wines) and Drake Whitcraft (Whitcraft Winery) for a special wine dinner at Old Major during the upcoming Natural Wine Week! We love working with their wines not only because they’re honestly made, expressive renditions of California grapes from thoughtful, dedicated winemakers, but also because…well…they’re delicious! Don’t miss this chance to meet the producers and taste their wares with inspired pairings from the kitchen at Old Major! Tuesday, April 11. 630p. $75/person. RSVP: 720.420.0622. PDF Menu
20170411 Craft at Old Major menu

Mon, March 13: Dinner at The Kitchen with A Tribute to Grace

22 Feb

Grace Dinner Flyer email.jpgWe’re psyched to partner with The Kitchen Denver for a special winemaker dinner featuring Angela Osborne of A Tribute to Grace, who makes gorgeous, food-friendly, site-specific California Grenache. Check out the menu and RSVP soon! Monday, March 13. 630p. $85/person. RSVP: 303.623.3127.

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Wed, March 15: Kivelstadt wine dinner at Bistro Barbès

22 Feb

kivelstadt-02-lo-resWe have so much fun every year with the folks from Kivelstadt Cellars and Bistro Barbès, so we were totally excited to partner even before we saw the killer menu! Wednesday, March 15. 6pm. $80/person plus tax and gratuity. RSVP 720.398.8085.

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kumamoto oyster w/smoked grapefruit mignonette

the family secret sauvignon blanc

steak tartare

wayward son orange wine

roasted vegetable & mimolette salad

olde wyve’s tale carignane

grilled octopus

sibling rivalry estate pinot noir

lamb b’stilla

father’s watch red blend

chocolate w/citrus mascarpone

broadbent 10 year old boal madeira

 

Special anniversary pricing on awesome grower Champagne!

2 Nov

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The latest in a series of amazing deals in celebration of our 45th anniversary!

Michel Gonet Blanc de Blancs Champagne 2009

When we tasted this 100% Chardonnay bottling of vintage grower Champagne, we knew it was something special. And when we found out what great pricing we could offer, there were no two ways about it: we were getting everything we could! So we have 5 cases of some absolute gorgeousness, a true Champagne that you can enjoy with friends and family this Thanksgiving–or, at this price, with any old weeknight meal!

reg $72 sale $39/bottle

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Through 11/30/16 or while supplies last. No minimum quantity. Local delivery available: under $100=$10 fee, over $100=free!

Sat, Nov 5: It’s our 4th annual Chili & Wine Showdown!

26 Oct

20161105-chili-showdown-lo-resAlways one of our favorite in-store tastings, our Chili & Wine Showdown is on the schedule for Saturday, November 5! Taste the chili, taste the wine, and vote for your favorite chili, wine and pairing! Don’t miss it!

A great deal on terrific white Burgundy!

9 Oct

2016-10-montanet-thoden-vezelay-text-lo-resThe latest in a series of amazing deals in celebration of our 45th anniversary!

Montanet-Thoden Bourgogne Vézelay Galerne 2014

Domaine Montanet-Thoden is led by Valentin Montanet, who represents the second generation of his family to make wines for the Kermit Lynch import portfolio. This gorgeous Chardonnay is harvested by hand, fermented using native yeast and raised in stainless steel, making for a wonderfully pure, exact wine from an unsung region of Burgundy west of Dijon and south of Chablis. It’s a beauty, and a real treat for any white Burg lover!

reg $29 sale $19/bottle

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Through 10/31/16 or while supplies last. No minimum quantity. Local delivery available: under $100=$10 fee, over $100=free!

Sunday, Oct 16: Our wine education series learns Italian

28 Sep

20161016-piedmont-lo-resDue to popular demand (read: “a whole bunch of people asking why we’ve covered both the Rhône and the Loire Valleys in France but haven’t yet mentioned Italian wine at these seminars”) we’re going to Piedmont for our next educational tasting session at Café Marmotte. We’ll taste some prime examples of the region’s wines, from the everyday Dolcetto and Barbera to the king and queen of Piemontese wines, Barolo and Barbaresco. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to try some marvelous wines in an informal and informative setting.

Nibbles will be provided by the talented kitchen staff at Café Marmotte, and we encourage everyone to book dinner reservations following the tasting, when you’ll be able to purchase wines featured during the tasting to enjoy with your meal at special one-night-only savings!

Sunday, October 16, 3-5p at Café Marmotte (290 South Downing Street in Denver). $40/person for the tasting seminar.

Attendance is strictly limited to 24 people, so don’t delay!

RSVP: 303.355.8324

Credit card number required for tasting seminar reservations. Normal dinner menu and prices apply. Cancellations fewer than 72 hours in advance will be billed at full price.

Wed, October 26: Nebbiolo dinner at Bistro Barbès

28 Sep

20161026-nebbiolo-at-barbes-lo-resBarolo and Barbaresco are some of the world’s most amazing “food wines,” and when they’re well-aged they’re some of the world’s most amazing wines, full stop. Don’t miss this special dinner featuring some beautiful, expressive Nebbiolo bottlings along with the creative fare of Bistro Barbès.

Menu to come, but here’s the wine list:

2013 Cascina Chicco Langhe Nebbiolo

1999 Pelissero Barbaresco Annata

2003 Rinaldi Barolo Cannubi

1998 Berta 10-year Nebbiolo Grappa TreSoliTre