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2009 Yalumba Pinot Grigio Y Series

A clean nose of dried apricots with the usual pinot grigio floral notes and even some fresh herbs. Palette displays a mineral crunch and a nice apricot finish. High quality in its price bracket.

From the Wine Maker – “The Y Series Pinot Grigio is a refreshing wine displaying aromas of pear and custard apple with a fine acidity, balanced by layers of lemon curd and a hint of marzipan. A light bodied wine, it has a slightly mealy texture that adds to the mouth-watering and lingering finish.”

This wine is excellent with pasta in light wine sauce like lemon-flavored olive oil or spicy Asian noodles. It also goes well with caesar or green salads with light to medium dressings.

Rating:

This wine was given a 89 point rating by Wine Spectator.

Availability:

2009 vintage in a 750 ml – Standard Bottle is currently in stock at Byram and Hackettstown for $12.99 a bottle, $70.15 a 1/2 case with a 10% half case discount, and $124.71 a case with a 20% full case discount. SKU#23937

2009 Milton Park Shiraz

Milton Park is a label from Barossa family producers Thorn Clarke. Fruit sourced is from a number of different South Australian vineyards including premium Barossa sites.

From the Wine Maker – “Aged for 12 months in American oak barrels. Deep red color. The wine is deep and rich smelling with dark fruits, plums and spice with some good oak. There is very rich fruit on the palate with plums, blackberry and sweet spice from the oak. The palate is vibrant and young with a flavorsome viscous mouthfeel which will develop complexity with time. There are some slightly chewy tannins which will soften with time and there is great length of fruit flavor.”

Serve with rack of lamb, leg of lamb or lamb chops. Hard, savory cheeses like Parmigiano, Romano and Cheddar.

Rating:

This wine was given a 87 point rating by Wine Spectator.

Availability:

2009 vintage in a 750 ml – Standard Bottle is currently in stock at Byram and Hackettstown for $10.99 a bottle, $59.35 a 1/2 case with a 10% half case discount, and $105.51 a case with a 20% full case discount. SKU#18854


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