Monthly Specials


Oct 2017 Usual Case
(cs.btl cost)
*2016 Anjos Branco, Vinho Verde, Portugal $ 6.99 $ 8.99 $ 72 ($ 6.00)
*2016 Dom. la Bastide Cotes du Rhone, Rhone Valley, France $ 8.99 $12.99 $ 96 ($ 8.00)
*2016 Dom. Eugene Carrel Blanc, Jongieux, Vin de Savoie, Fr. $ 9.99 $11.99 $108 ($ 9.00)
*2015 Las Perdices Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina $ 9.99 $11.99 $108 ($ 9.00)
2017 Bodegas Cerro Chapeu Chardonnay de Reserva, Uruguay $10.99 $13.99 $120 ($10.00)
2015 Durin Rossese, Riveiera Ligure di Ponente, Liguria, Italy $10.99 $17.99 $120 ($10.00)
2016 Domaine de Villargeau Coteaux du Giennois, Loire, France $12.99 $15.99 $144 ($12.00)
2016 Gauthier Bourgueil "Soif du Jour," Loire, France $12.99 $15.99 $144 ($12.00)

Wine Notes


A NOTE ABOUT OUR CASE OF THE MONTH:  - Our case of the month is an excellent way to get real value for your wine dollar and drink wines from around the world, carefully selected by J. Emerson staff.  No need to join an Internet wine club with their mystery wines and made up labels – Our case is infinitely more interesting and a better value! The discounted price for the OCTOBER case-of-the-month is $104.99; (average bottle price: $8.75!!) the regular price would be $156, a savings of over 30%!

Here is the line-up and as always, there are 2 each of the first four wines (*) and 1 each of the last four wines.
*2016 Anjos Branco, Vinho Verde, Portugal - A blend of (40% Arinto, 30% Trajadura and 30% Loureiro) Dry and crisp this 9.5% ABV Vinho Verde is green apple and lime with a tough of tangy peach. Lively with bright acidity; it is a great wine for spicy Thai or Indian dishes and a great aperitif.
*2016 Dom. la Bastide Cotes du Rhone, Rhone Valley, France – (60% Syrah, 20% Grenache and 20% Carignan) Dark berries and hints of pepper in a smooth, medium bodied Rhone with softer tannins and balanced acidity. An everyday wine that will pair well with a wide range of proteins.
*2016 Carrel Blanc, Jongieux, Vin de Savoie, France - (100% Jacquère) Jongieux is a named cru of the Vin de Savoie appellation in the Alps of eastern France. These wines, as Jancis Robinson says, “… are like drinking bottled mountain air”. Light, brisk and fresh with notes of alpine meadow and lemon zest. Great with fish and chicken or as an aperitif.
*2015 Las Perdices Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina – (100% Malbec) A very easy to drink Argentine Malbec from higher altitude Lujan du Cuyo vineyards.  Dark fruit, plum and light oak aromas wrapped around a fuller bodied wine with soft tannins and acid.
2017 Bodegas Cerro Chapeu Chardonnay de Reserva, Uruguay – A nicely balanced chardonnay that sees a bit of French oak and perhaps a touch of malolactic fermentation to give it a fuller body. Aromas are stone fruit and citrus and reminds one of a white burgundy from the Macon. Perfect with fish and chicken dishes.
2015 Durin Rossese, Riveiera Ligure di Ponente, Liguria, Italy- (100% Rossese) From the picturesque minor Italian wine region of Liguria, Rossese is genetically identical to the Provencal grape Tibouren. Light in color with aromas of red berries, this is a dry, medium bodied wine that is low in tannins, but has food friendly acidity that pairs well with chicken and pasta dishes like lasagna.
2016 Domaine de Villargeau Coteaux du Giennois, Loire, France- The small appellation of Côteaux de Giennois lives in the shadow of its neighbor, the renowned Pouilly-Fumé, and as such the wines often slip under the radar and are an excellent value. The classic gooseberry fruit on the nose is intense yet restrained, and leads into a palate with flavors of lime and herbs, finishing with a clean and crisp feel. Enjoy with all fish, seafood and white meat dishes.
2016 Gauthier Bourgueil “Soif du Jour,” Loire, France- (100% Cabernet Franc) The Soif du Joir , which roughly means daily thirst quencher, is the Gauthiers young, fresh Cabernet Franc meant to be consumed early. Dark fruits, soft tannins and crisp finish makes for an easy quaffable wine that is best served with a slight chill.  Goes great with ham, burgers and barbecue ribs.