September 20, 2021


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A refreshing $14 Tuscan pink seeks burgers or pizza for a tasty match

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Rocca di Fabbri Montefalco Rosso 2016


A wonderful translucent ruby shade gleams from the glass, adopted by aromas of black olives, tea, roasted mushrooms, dried cherries, plums and blackberries. A pleasant wine perfect for hearty winter roasts and stews, or just a conversation by the fire. Alcoholic beverages by quantity: 14.5 percent.

Imported and dispersed by M. Touton Collection: Accessible in the District at the Bottle Store, Morris Miller Wine & Liquor, Pearson’s, Rodman’s, Streets Marketplace (Connecticut Avenue), Complete Meals Industry (P Road). Obtainable in Maryland at Cork 57 Beer and Wine in Bethesda, Di Pasquale’s Market and Wine Resource in Baltimore, in Gaithersburg, Maryland Price cut Beverage Center in Cumberland, Old Farm Liquors in Frederick, the Excellent Pour in Elkridge, Petite Cellars in Ellicott Town. Readily available in Virginia at Leesburg Connoisseur in Leesburg, Vino Marketplace in Midlothian.

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Laureano Gomez Malbec 2019


Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina, $20

Laureano Gomez produced wine for three many years for Trapiche and Bodegas Salentein. Now retired, he and his family members make about 2,000 situations of wine from 12 acres all-around their household in the Uco Valley, a significant-altitude area in the Andes foothills, in the southern stop of the Mendoza location. This scrumptious malbec has electricity and flavors of blueberries and blackberries dusted with cocoa. ABV: 14 percent.

Imported by the Artisan Assortment, dispersed by Le Storie: Offered in the District at Ace Beverage, Calvert Woodley, Harry’s Reserve Fine Wine & Spirits. Readily available in Virginia at Arrowine and Cheese and Osteria del Nino in Arlington Branch & Vine, Ellwood Thompson’s All-natural Current market, Oxford Cellars and Rowland in Richmond Dominion Wine and Beer in Falls Church Grape + Bean in Alexandria Oakton Wine Store in Oakton Vino Industry in Midlothian.

Conti Zecca Liranu Negroamaro Rosso Riserva 2016

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The negroamaro grape yields wines that stay up to the identify: dim in shade and somewhat bitter, in a great way. The delicate bitterness appears on the end, and refreshes and primes your palate for the future sip. And although some wines from this grape can be rather lean, this one is ripe and plush. Pair it with grilled or roasted meats, or mature tough cheeses. ABV: 14 percent.

Imported by Caput Mundi, distributed by Impero: Readily available in the District at A. Litteri, Batch 13, Imperial Wine & Spirits, MacArthur Drinks, Rodman’s, Salumeria 2703. Out there in Maryland at Crescent Wine & Spirits in Bowie Dawson’s Current market in Rockville Di Pasquale’s Marketplace and Wine Supply in Baltimore Downtown Crown Wine and Beer, and Gemelli’s Italian Marketplace in Gaithersburg Edgewater Liquors in Edgewater Fishpaws Market in Arnold Frederick Wine House, Aged Farm Liquors and Orion wine & Spirits in Frederick Outdated City Current market and Rodman’s (White Flint) in Kensington Snider’s Tremendous Foods in Silver Spring. Obtainable in Virginia at Branch & Vine, Bombolini Pasta and Oxford Cellars in Richmond Town Vino in Fredericksburg Crystal Palate in Norfolk Dolce Vita Italian Cafe & Wine Bar in Fairfax the Italian Retail store (Lyon Village, Westover) and Perception of Area Cafe in Arlington Marchese Italian Sector, Rigoletto Italian Bakery & Cafe and Yiannis in Virginia Beach front Market 2 Sector in Alexandria Puck’s Industry in Henrico Vienna Vintners in Vienna the Wine Attic in Clifton WineStyles (Montclair).

Zonte’s Footstep, Excalibur Sauvignon Blanc 2019


Adelaide Hills, Australia, $22

It would be too easy to say this sharp-edged sauvignon blanc has so a great deal minerality it preferences as though it was pulled from a stone, but that would forget the guava, kumquat and grapefruit flavors, which spherical out this racy elegance from South Australia. ABV: 13.5 percent.

Imported by Artisans & Vines, distributed in the District and Maryland by Artisans & Vines, in Virginia by LK Wine Excursions & Profits: Out there in the District at Batch 13, Town Corner Mart, Rodman’s. Offered in Maryland at Balducci’s, Bradley Foods & Beverage and Georgetown Square Wine and Beer in Bethesda Burtons Grill & Bar in Riverdale Park Chesapeake Wine Co. and Wine Resource in Baltimore Dawson’s Current market in Rockville Downtown Crown Wine and Beer and in Gaithersburg Elkridge Furnace Inn in Eldridge Franklins Cafe, Brewery and Common Retail store in Hyattsville Jason’s Wine & Spirits in Ellicott Town Locavino in Silver Spring Takoma Park-Silver Spring Co-Op in Takoma Park. Accessible in Virginia at Aldie Peddler in Aldie Bonnie Blue Southern Current market & Bakery, Crush Wine Bar, Murphy Beverage and Wine Mill in Winchester.

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Donna Laura Ali 2018


Bright cherry and spice aromas announce this sangiovese as a satisfying quaffer or a superior spouse for everyday foods, such as burgers or pizza. Good acidity and medium weight preserve it refreshing. ABV: 13 percent.

Imported by Banville, distributed in the District by Banville, in Maryland by Artisans & Vines, and in Virginia by Banville and LK Wine Excursions & Income: Accessible in the District at Chevy Chase Wine & Spirits, Grand Cata, Harry’s Reserve Great Wine & Spirits, Magruder’s, Modern Liquors, Paul’s of Chevy Chase, Radici, Sheffield Wine & Liquor Shoppe, By means of Umbria, Complete Foodstuff Sector (P Road, Tenleytown). Obtainable in Maryland at Beer Wine & Co. in Bethesda Crescent Wine & Spirits in Bowie Decanter Wonderful Wines in Columbia Downtown Crown Wine and Beer in Gaithersburg Fenwick Beer & Wine in Silver Spring Franklins Cafe, Brewery and General Retail store in Hyattsville Fulton Wine & Spirits in Fulton Kenilworth Wine & Spirits in Towson Knowles Station Wine & Co. in Kensington Montpelier Liquors in Laurel Pink: Wine, Beer & Spirits in Clarksville Quarry Wine & Spirits in Baltimore. Available in Virginia at Aldie Peddler in Aldie, Arrowine and Cheese and the Italian Retailer (Lyon Village, Westover) in Arlington, Chain Bridge Cellars in McLean, Gore’s Contemporary Meats in Stephens Town, In Vino Veritas in Keswick, Norm’s Beer & Wine in Vienna, Vintage Wines in Harrisonburg, Complete Food items Industry (Alexandria, Arlington, Ashburn, Fairfax, Falls Church, Pentagon City, Reston, Richmond), Woodstock Cafe & Shoppes in Woodstock.

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