Red wines at Leschi Market
October 2017

(Pricing below: list price/Leschi Market's price/our 6 bottle price. Prices subject to change without notice.)

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2014 Domaine Serene Evenstad Reserve Pinot Noir Willamette Valley $79.99/$68.99/$62.09

“There is a darker fruit spectrum evident in the reserve, with notes of coffee, smoke, black fruits, a touch of charred wood all worked through, and without damping the core fruit flavors. Those bright flavors spotlight raspberry, plum and black cherry. A light cola flavor pokes through, with ripe tannins and proportionate acids. Editors’ Choice.” - Wine Enthusiast, 94 points. New vintage.

2014 K Vintners ‘Rock Garden’ Syrah Washington $68.99/$53.99/$48.59

“Intense yet harmonious, with floral black raspberry and garrigue aromas and well-structured flavors of blackberry, orange zest and smoky spice that linger. Drink now through 2024.”
Wine Spectator, 94 points. New item.

2013 àMaurice Cellars The Artist ‘McCool’ Red Blend $39.99/$37.99/34.19

“The finest wine I’ve tasted from winemaker Anna Schafer. 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Cabernet Franc and 20% Merlot. Absolutely gorgeous.” -Wine Advocate, 95 points. Sold out! The 2014 is on the shelf, but it has not yet been rated. Grab it while you can.

2013 Beresan Carménère Walla Walla Valley $39.99/$35.99/$32.39

“Exceedingly delightful, the 2013 Beresan Carménère is one of the best of its kind in the state. The wine is sourced from new vine Carménère which was planted in 2009. The wine begins with aromatics of red bell pepper, green olive and hints of blackberry jam. There are flavors of green bell pepper, wild blackberry, black olive and black pepper. Best 2016-2022.”
International Wine Report, 90 points. New item.

2015 K Vintners Syrah Milbrandt Wahluke Slope Columbia Valley $34.99/$27.99/$25.19

“Shimmering, this wine is alive with energy. Vibrant aromatics, red and black fruits and heaps of minerality on a long focused finish. Great today, great in ten years, the Great Milbrandt!”
-Chares Smith, Winemaker. New item.

2015 Domaine Pecheur Rouge Poulsard Côtes Du Jura $29.99/$25.19/$22.67

“Poulsard produces a delicate wine that would not perform well if aged in small barrels. Therefore, Pêcheur vinifies part of the wine in 600-liter demi-muids with the balance in steel tanks. Wild red berries, pale color and a pleasant airiness make this wine a delight to drink.”
—Importer’s notes. New item.

2013 La Spinetta Barbera d'Asti Ca Di Pian Piedmont $37.99/$23.39/$21.05

“Aromas of blueberry, wet earth and a hint of orange peel. Full body with bright acidity and lots of intensity but balanced and silky-textured, an ultra-fine Barbera that combines richness with finesse.” –Winemaker notes. New vintage

2015 Tamarack Cabernet Franc Columbia Valley $30.99/$23.39/$21.05

“Precise and open-knit, with a vibrant core of blueberry, bell pepper and spice flavors that glide easily through a polished finish. Drink now through 2023.”
-Wine Spectator, 91 points. New vintage.

2016 Evesham Wood Pinot Noir Eola Amity Hills Oregon $24.99/$20.59/$18.59

“Although the Willamette Valley bottling is our least expensive and largest production bottling. We put just as much of ourselves into it as our top cuvées. This vintage of the WV blend shows a bright nose with cherry, earthy mushroom and a slight creamy/silkiness that’s balanced by juicy acid. Showing well now, watch this wine evolve over the next 3 months to 5 years.”
–Winemaker notes. New vintage. Highly regarded.

2014 Caparzo Rosso di Montalcino Italy $21.99/$18.69/$16.82

“I love Sangiovese, the red grape of Chianti and of Montalcino, among other less renowned strongholds in Tuscany. This Rosso di Montalcino doesn’t have the depth or complexity of good Brunello di Montalcino, but it is rich, pure and precise, and far less expensive. Try it with grilled skirt steak.” -Eric Asimov, The New York Times, 9/25/17

2013 Allegrini Palazzo della Torre Red Blend Veneto Italy $28.99/$18.69/$16.82

70% Corvina Veronese, 25% Rondinella and 5% Sangiovese. “A linear and fresh red with pretty layers of ripe fruit. Full to medium body. Gorgeous.” - James Suckling, 92 points. New vintage

2015 Joel Gott Blend No. 815 Cabernet Sauvignon California $24.99/$17.19/$15.47

“Rich vanilla aromas, framed by red fruit notes of plum, strawberry and cherry, fill the nose of this California Cabernet Sauvignon. Luscious Bing cherry, strawberry and raspberry flavors on the palate give way to hints of cigar box and toffee on the long, textured finish.”
-Winemaker notes. New vintage. 

2015 Selvapiana Chianti Rufina Tuscany $18.99/$15.89/$14.30

“Pure cherry aromas and flavors are enhanced by a smoky element in this juicy, round red. Hints of earth and mineral add interest on the finish. Drink now through 2023.”
Wine Spectator, 90 points. New vintage.

2014 Alves de Sousa Vale da Raposa Red Douro Portugal $17.99/$14.99/$13.49

“Bold and rich cherries and plums with layers of dark chocolate and espresso. Enjoy with roasted poultry, beef, lamb, charcuterie, hard, strong cheeses.” -–J. Stecker Imports. New item.

2014 Winner's Tank Shiraz Langhorne Creek South Australia $18.99/$14.99/$13.49

“Expansive on the nose, displaying ripe black and blue fruit aromas and a zesty touch of cracked pepper. Smooth and smoky in the mouth, offering sweet blueberry and cherry-cola flavors and suggestions of candied licorice and mocha.” -Vinous, 90 points. New item.

2015 Durigutti Cabernet Franc Mendoza Argentina $23.99/$13.99/$12.59

“To the nose, spices and smoked aromas, chocolate and vanilla. Buttery tannins with ripeness and strength in the palate. The reserve line combines different varietal regions from el Valle de Uco and Lujan de Cuyo. This wine has not been filtered, fined, or stabilized in order to preserve the natural characteristics of the grape.” –Winemaker notes. New vintage.

2014 Poggio Salvi Rosso Chianti Colli Senesi $16.99/$13.99/$12.59

This 90% Sangiovese, 10% Merlot and 10% Canaiolo Chianti opens with subtle blackberry and moist earth aromas. Morello cherry fruit dominates the palate, accented by baking spice notes and round tannins. New vintage.

2014 Bonair Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Yakima Valley $13.99/$10.29/$9.26

This is a ripe, full-flavored and beautifully-balanced Cabernet Sauvignon produced from the Puryear family's estate vineyards. With savory, pure varietal flavors of blackberry and cassis with just a light kiss of oak, there is nothing syrupy, jammy or overblown. This is without a doubt one of the very best values in Washington Cabernet available today. Less than 1000 cases produced!

2011 Bodegas Faustino V Red Reserva Rioja $17.99/$9.99/$8.99

“Berry and plum aromas are so ripe that raisin enters the picture. This feels medium to full, with soft acidity. Flavors of chocolate and wood spice share space with ripe berry fruit, while a full, long finish deals mocha and raisin notes.” –Wine Enthusiast, 89 points. New item.

2013 Domaine de Astruc Grenache France $13.99/$8.39/$7.55

This is exuberance in Grenache. Aromatics of red cherry, raspberry, kirsch and Satsuma plum. The palate is juicy, ripe and extroverted, with the saturated cherry fruit balanced by tannins that provide just the right amount of structure. Bonus, there's just enough earthiness to remind you it's from the deep south of France.

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