Dear Friends and Wine Lovers,
We are pleased to announce another very special wine dinner...
Domaine Paul Jaboulet Aîné
Hermitage La Chapelle Vertical Dinner
Thursday, May 17th at 7:00pm
Geoffrey Zakarian's Country
Carlton Hotel - 90 Madison Avenue
Join James Beard Award Winner Jean-Luc Le Dû for an intimate dinner and vertical wine tasting of Domaine Jaboulet's greatest and
rarest wine - Hermitage La Chapelle.
The Hermitage hill is one of the greatest vineyard sites in the world where wines have been grown for so long that they were
mentioned by both Pliny and Martial, hundreds of years before vines grew in the Médoc. Over the centuries, La Chapelle has achieved iconic status as the quintessential
expression of the Syrah grape.
Chef Geoffery Zakarian from Country has prepared an exceptional 4-course tasting menu to accompany the following
vintages: 1988, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999 and 2003. Dinner in a private room will be preceded by a short seminar on Northern Rhône wines with a focus
Seating is extremely limited...
Price is $420 per person including tax & gratuity.
Please RSVP to Andy
or call 212-924-6999
Event Cancellation Policy...
Payment is required in full at time of reservation to guarantee a seat. Cancellations received within ten days of this event will not be refunded.
WINE OF THE WEEK
Qupé Marsanne 2005
The day before our Au Bon Climat/Qupé dinner last week, the winemakers Jim Clendenon and Bob Lindquist stopped by our
store to share some wine. One bottle that knocked us out was Bob's 1994 Qupe Marsanne. It had evolved superbly, like a white Châteauneuf du Pape displaying beautiful
marzipan, pit fruit flavors and a wonderful waxy texture. So, it wasn't surprising that among the most popular wines we served at the dinner was... the
2005 Qupé Marsanne. Its blend of 84% Marsanne and 16%
Rousanne has the "wet stone" minerality, almonds and honeyed citrus character we look for in classic white Rhône blends with one major difference... the price.
A white wine that sells for under $20, that tastes great now but can also be cellared... sounds like your summer white for the
Our shelf price for the
Qupé Marsanne 2005 is $20.99
Buy 6 bottles and pay $18.89 a bottle!
Buy 12 bottles and pay $17.84 a bottle!
Free delivery in New York State for a case!
This sale ends on Sunday April 22nd. Please order
on-line or by e-mailing us at
Alternatively, if you would prefer to speak with a human, call us on 212-924-6999
OUR SATURDAY FREE IN-STORE TASTINGS SERIES CONTINUES...
Wines for Spring and Vodka
Saturday, April 21st from 3-6pm
We welcome our good friend Jeff Davis from Lauber Imports once again to showcase some new wines for spring. We will also be sampling
Potocki Vodka, a clean Vodka from Poland produced from the finest quality Polish Rye.
We hope to see you here...
Jean-Luc Le Dû.