Top 10 Wines for May 2021
Looking for your new favorite wine? Explore Sheila’s list of new favorite wines. Prices valid through May 2021.
2016 Chateau Petit Freylon Bordeaux Blanc - Staff Comments: 100% Sauvignon Blanc from France and stunning! A gorgeous, creamy texture of Meyer Lemons, butter creams and jasmine. Tropical, buttery, yet dry and elegant. Serve this with chicken Alfredo, shrimp scampi or coconut cream pie. You’ll love this! Bonus: They come in cute six pack wood box. Was $24.99, sale $12.99.
2020 Domaine J Boulon Beaujolais Blanc - Staff Comments: A gorgeous Chardonnay from France! Lychee nut and lemon sing from your glass. This wine is a bottle of velvet wrapped in silk bow. Buttercremes, verbena, a hint of pomelo with a decadent, poached Anjou Pear/crème brulee finish. Dry and full bodied, this will become your new favorite.! Serve this with grilled mahi mahi or a shrimp risotto with bacon. Was $19.99, sale $12.99.
2017 Covalli Nebbiolo – Rated 90 points James Suckling. Rose-water, orange rind and citrus are the main elements on the finely perfumed nose. Medium body, quite intense acidity and a fruity finish. Drink now. Was $14.99, sale $11.99.
2017 Saintayme St Emilion – Rated 91 points Wine Spectator. Warm plum sauce and raspberry reduction flavors give this a lush and seductive feel, with well-embedded apple wood and anise notes adding detail on the polished finish. Drink now through 2028. Was $35.99, sale $24.99.
2018 Protest Red - Staff Comments: Another stunning vintage of Cabernet & Syrah from Sonoma California! This is aged in rye whiskey barrels that make this elegant. English toffee and butterscotch aromas sing from your glass. Full bodied and lush; black cherry covered chocolates, toasted hazelnuts, Oregon blackberries and cinnamon. We loved this! Serve this with Colorado Angus filets, grilled sausages, or a chocolate decadence. Was $25.99, sale $14.99.
2018 Projection Cabernet Sauvignon - Staff Comments: This is from Ukiah, California and just intense! Smoky cherries, black raspberries, mocha, plums and wild herbs. Full bodied and young; this will age beautifully. The finish is big and the tannins are soft. Pair this with grilled artichokes, jambalaya, Colorado lamb chops and Pepper Jack cheese. Was $15.99, sale $9.99.
2020 Alban Roblin Sancerre - Staff Comments: A gorgeous Sancerre from France! 100% Sauvignon blanc that just sings! Tangerines and peach blossoms on the nose; fragrant and elegant. Melon, satsuma, honeysuckle, with a racy spiced pear finish. Serve this with a buffalo fried chicken salad. Maryland crab cakes, or a pecan crusted tilapia. Was $33.99, with e-mail $20.99.
Les Andides Cremant - Staff Comments: A gorgeous blend of Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc. Tiny bubbles and explosive on flavor! Lemon/lime zest that tickles your nose and palate. Soft, refined, with notes of almonds, ginger, kiwi, and honey. A steal for the price. Pair this with marcona almonds, baked brie in a puff pastry or a fried chicken salad. Was $15.99, sale $11.99.
2020 Vetriccie Rose - Staff Comments: This is a three grape rose from Corsica. Dry, refreshing and just delicious! Spring strawberries, hints of rhubarb and hibiscus, with a touch of sea salt and ripened apples. Have this with oysters on the half shell, chicken pasta primavera or a watermelon mint salad, only $11.99.
2018 Pessimist Red – Rated 92 points Jeb Dunnuck - The Pessimist cuve by the Daou Brothers is always a good value for those who love opulent fruit, and the 2018 offers loads of sweet blue fruits, white chocolate, violets, and toasted spice aromas and flavors. Based on 62 Petite Sirah, 19 Zinfandel, and 17 Syrah, its full-bodied, decadent, and rich while staying light on its feet. I’d be happy to drink it, only $23.99.
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