Peter's top 5 wine and spirits

Thank you for checking out our top 5 wines & spirits for the Spring & Summer season. One of the many perks of our job is we get to taste, learn, and appreciate all the products we sell in our store. We spend countless hours looking for those hidden gems and outstanding products to share with all of you. What could be better than passing all this knowledge and “hard work” onto our customers and formally rank our 5 favorite wines and spirits for the upcoming warmer months.

And just so you don’t think we just pulled these names out of a hat, here is how we scored our products…

Value – Can’t pick all $100 bottles of wine. Does the bottle we pick reflect the price tag it comes with or is it even better? Good way to give all of our products an even playing field

Quality – Goes without saying overall quality of the product, taste, care put into making a perfect wine or spirit

Bottle – Sounds silly put a big part of the “experience” of our favorite beverage is the bottle it comes in. The label, weight & shape of the bottle, overall quality of the package.

Our panel consists of the owner, store manager, main inventory manager, and occasionally customers wondering what we’re doing sampling 30 different bottles of wine!

Top 5 Wines

5. Brotherhood Riesling:

Fruity semi-dry, well balanced taste. Soft pleasant finish. Pairs great with spicy and Asian dishes, also serves as the perfect sipping wine

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4. Castello Del Poggio Moscato:

bright fruit expression, notes of fresh oranges, white peach and honey. Crisp lingering finish. Enjoy chilled! Pairs well with sushi, cheeses and fruit forward desserts

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3. The Little Sheep Rose:

Notes of red summer berries. Smooth and balanced with fruit forward flavors and hints of grenadine.

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2. Cabriz red blend:

Silky, elegant and structured red blend wine. Pairs great with fish/grilled meats and soft cheeses.

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1. Cono Sur Chardonnay:

The perfect chardonnay to serve with seafood or white meat dishes in creamy sauces! White flower aromas, fruity palate with light mineral notes

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Top 5 spirits

5. Slane Irish Whiskey:

Smooth and robust flavor. Notes of vanillas, hints of spices. Spicy at first, quickly finishes with rich caramel and butterscotch.

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4. Bacardi Spiced Rum:

Notes of creamy vanilla, woody and subtle honey through the mid palate. Natural cinnamon and nutmeg spice finish

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3. Wheatley Vodka:

A vodka product of buffalo trace distillery. Distilled 10x, triple filtered and bottled at 82 proof

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2. Mi Campo Silver Tequila:

Cooked agave on the nose with hints of banana, fresh coconut and almonds.

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1. Milagro Reposado:

Tequila rested in american oak barrels for up to 4 months with robust flavors.

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