Please join us for this tasting event… Friday October 25th 2013

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Please join us for this tasting event…  Friday October 25th 2013

We are tasting The Expedition 2011 from Canoe Ridge Vineyards Chardonnay Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon and Vampire Chardonnay

 

The Expedition Chardonnay 2011

Tasting Note: Brilliant yellow-gold in color this wine explodes from the glass with butterscotch and honeysuckle scents. Flavors of ripe pear combine with vanilla cream, honeydew melon and wet stone act as nuances for complexity. The palate is smooth with balanced acidity driving flavors from start to end. The finish ligers with a slight toasty note.

Varietal Blend: 100% Chardonnay
Appellation: Horse Heaven Hills
TA: 0.49
RS: None
Alcohol: 13.7%
Vineyard Sources: Canoe Ridge Vineyard, Wallula Vineyard
Cases Produced: 5,000

 

The Expedition Merlot 2011

Tasting Note: Fresh and focused with gorgeous dark berry and cherry aromas mixing with flavors of black currant and blueberry with a hint of cinnamon. The finish is supple and refined with candied violet notes on the long, silky finish.

Varietal Blend: 89% Merlot, 11% Syrah
Appellation: Horse Heaven Hills
TA: 0.52
RS: None
Alcohol: 13.9%
Vineyard Sources: Canoe Ridge Vineyard, Wallula Vineyard
Cases Produced: 7,500

The Expedition Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Tasting Note: Spiced floral and blackberry aromas lead to layered, juicy flavors of red currant, smoky plum, savory cherry and a hint of dusty chocolate. Polished texture and tannin balance leads to a deep velvety finish.

Varietal Blend: 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot, 5% Syrah, 4% Malbec
Appellation: Horse Heaven Hills
TA: 0.58
RS: None
Alcohol: 13.5% Vineyard Sources: Canoe Ridge Vineyard, Wahluke Slope Cases Produced: 7,500

Every day price $19.99

Tasting price $17.99

Kelly’s Member price $16.99

 

 

 

 

 

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Vampire Chardonnay

California, 2011

The Smooth and Round texture that coats the palate with Creamy and Rich Apple, Peach, and Lemon fruit flavors allow this varietal to persist into a long and elegant aftertaste.

Every day price $12.99

Tasting price 11.99

Kelly’s Member price $10.99
Vampire Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Pinot Noir also available at the everyday price.

Supplies may be limited.

 

New and interesting this week!

Hundred Acre
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Winemaker’s Notes

All Hundred Acre wines are made by sorting the fruit berry by berry, fermenting in small French oak fermenters, and long aging in the finest barriques. The secret to Hundred Acre is no compromise and no detail overlooked, ever.

The single estate vineyard ARK is located just outside St. Helena, California, at the base of Howell Mountain. It was originally planted in the 1880’s, but was sadly lost to Prohibition. It took us five years to rebuild; she is our pride and joy.

As with all of our vineyards, we pick only when the fruit is perfectly ripe; this doesn’t always happen at once. It is common for us to make multiple passes through the vineyard, picking different clusters from the same vines as they reach perfect maturity. This attention to detail is critical to making a wine the caliber of Hundred Acre.

 

Critical Acclaim

“The 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Ark Vineyard emerges from a parcel of old, volcanic soils that inform the wine to a significant degree. A vivid kaleidoscope of iron, ash, tar, smoke, crushed rocks and dark red berries take shape as this fabulous, pedigreed wine shows off its considerable personality. A cool, inward wine, the Ark is all about minerality and pure tension as a backdrop for the characteristic Hundred Acre fruit. A huge, mineral-soaked finish rounds things out in style. The 2009 is the rare Hundred Acre wine that is not likely to offer immediate pleasure. It will more than make up for that in the future. I can’t wait to see how this explosive, beguiling Cabernet develops over the next few years. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2029.”
96 Points The Wine Advocate

“This elegant style displays backbone and vibrancy, offering fresh, ripe, generous black cherry and blackberry fruit, with silky tannins.”
94 Points Wine Spectator

Only 3 bottles available at $299.99

Kelly’s Wine Club Members only

save 20% $239.99

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Bogle Phantom now in stock. This special red blend always sells out shortly after release. This year aside from the 750 ml bottle ($23.99) we have one 3 Liter of Phantom. An impressive bottle for your special dinner!

3 Liter bottle of Bogle Phantom $79.99

Kelly’s Wine Club Members only

save 20% $63.99

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George T. Stagg built the most dominant American distillery of the 19th century, during a time known as the Gilded Age of Bourbon. Uncut and unfiltered, this robust bourbon whiskey ages for nearly a decade and boasts the bold character that is reminiscent of the man himself.

TASTING NOTES:

Rich, sweet, chocolate and brown sugar flavors mingle in perfect balance with the bold rye spiciness. The boundless finish lingers with hints of cherries, cloves and smokiness.

 

VERY LIMITED SUPPLY!

Stagg Jr. 750 ml. $99.99

Kelly’s Wine Club Members only

save 20% $79.99

Date: Friday October 25th 2013
Time: 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Address: 
4882 Montgomery road, Ellicott city MD 21043

 

 

 

 

 

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