January’s Wine Sale!

January’s Wine Sale!

January is after dinner and aperitif wine month. Fantastic wines to cozy up by the fire with on sale all month long. Take 10% OFF 1-3 Bottles & 15% OFF 4+ Bottles! Sweet wines often get a bad rap from many so called “wine connoisseurs,” but if you’ve been dismissing a whole class of wines because they contain some residual sugar, then you’re missing out on some of the world’s most complex, profound, sought after, sometimes expensive, and delicious wines. So skip the chocolate cake and finish your meal off with an after dinner wine instead. Just a little of these delicious nectars goes a long way (a 2-3oz pour is typical), and with a 2-3 week shelf life (after opening), it’s easy to finish off a bottle of your favorite before it goes bad. We’ve also included aperitif and digestive wines in with this month’s sale of non-table-style wines, which includes sherries, vermouths and dry ports. The dry, briny minerality of many aperitif wines are perfect for getting the salivary glands primed for a good meal and many believe the botanicals used in digestif wines help aid the digestion process. Ports also suffer somewhat of an image problem as many picture stodgy old guys sitting in their clubs with cigars when they think of port, but Port and Port style fortified wines are great with many cheeses, desserts, mixed to create a Port cocktail, or alone at the end of a meal or evening. Port is also a great base for many fantastic sauces. The Most Common Types of Dessert Wines The folks over at one of our...
January Wine Sale

January Wine Sale

All Port, Sherry and Dessert Wines are On Sale All January at Taylor’s Wine Shop! 10% OFF 1-5 Bottles and 15% OFF 6 or More Bottles JANUARY’S WINE SALE – FEATURED WINES Kopke Dry White Port ~ $18.99 750ml, 10.99 375ml BUY NOW (750ml) BUY NOW (375ml) “Crystalline citrine colour with straw tones this port presents an exuberant nose of tropical fruits well combined with attractive floral notes. Smooth in the taste, dry, with a great structure and a stupendous balance.” – Tasting Notes Hardys Whiskers Blake Classic Tawny ~ $15.99 BUY NOW Winemakers Notes: Whiskers Blake was a longstanding employee of the Hardy family in the 1900s, he was responsible for scaring birds away from the grapes, ensuring that their quality was maintained. As thanks for his hard work he was regularly asked to ‘test’ the end product of his beloved grapes and his dedication to ensuring their quality led us to name our Tawny Port after him. Made primarily with Grenache and Shiraz grapes and aged on average for 8 years, our Whiskers Blake port blends several vintages to ensure its rich, smooth and nutty flavors. Broadbent 5yr Reserve Madeira ~ $24.99 BUY NOW Aged in oak casks for at least 5 years. A delicious, full-bodied and rich dessert wine, with an excellent balance between sweetness and acidity. Ferreria 2011 Vintage Port – 97 Points (WE) ~ $87.99 BUY NOW 97 Points, Wine Enthusiast – “This is a hugely rich, yet approachable wine. It’s powerful, bold and ripe, and concentrated both in tannins and texture. All the elements are there, linked by firm tannins and freshness from...