Thursday, March 13, 2008

Free Wine Tasting at Corrieri's- Saturday March 15

We're focusing this week on excellent Italian wines from Sicily and Tuscany. Each of these wines captures the history and rich winemaking tradition of these areas, and is an excellent value.

Taste them with us at Corrieri's Formaggeria (12th Avenue South on Caruthers Avenue behind Vinea) from 2 - 5 this Saturday. See you then!

Planeta, La Segreta Bianco - $15.99
Primarily a blend of Grecanico and Chardonnay, with a bit of Viogner and Fiano. This wine is lively and versatile, ideal as an aperitif or at parties.

Planeta, La Segreta Rosso - $17.99
50% Nero d'Avola, blended with Merlot,
Syrah, and Cabernet Franc.
Fruity, vibrant, and spicy. The spirit of Sicily!

Fonterutoli, Poggio alla Badiola IGT - $15.99
A blend of 75% Sangiovese - the grape of Tuscany - and 25% Merlot, with intense fruit aromas
and a long, smooth finish.

Zisola, Sicilia IGT - $19.99
Made from 100% Nero d'Avola, Sicily's indigenous grape, this wine features rich blackberry and dark cherry flavors with subtle spiciness.

Fonterutoli, "Siepi" Toscana IGT - $99.99
50% Merlot, 50% Sangiovese from a single vineyard. Aging for over a year in new oak before blending produces a lush, velvety texture.
- Available for pre-order -

Planeta, Syrah - $37.99
100% Syrah from southeastern Sicily.
A spicy nose - look for pepper, cloves and rosemary
- leads to rich fruit in the mouth.
- Available for pre-order -

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