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And the count continues…

7 Days till Nouveau Beaujolais

14 Days till Thanksgiving

43 Days till Christmas

50 Days till the end of 2020!!!

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WINE NEWS.....

It’s all about the 2020 Nouveau Beaujolais that’s coming in next week! This may just be the best thing that’s happened in 2020… We’re bringing in a variety of producers for this year’s release and as always we’re excited to share them with you. Starting at 10am next Thursday Nov. 19th we’ll have them out and ready for you, plus a pre-packaged French inspired meal to accompany your own celebration.

Dan’s Wine Feature

This week’s feature is from Dunham Cellars Trutina Red Blend from Columbia Valley. “The 2017 Trutina opens with aromas of black currant, cherry and cola with touches of vanilla, pepper spice and cedar. On the palate, bright red fruit flavors and savory dried herbs interplay with silky tannins across the smooth and lengthy finish”. Comprised of 54% Merlot, 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot makes this a classic Columbia Valley rendition of Bordeaux. Others who have weighed in on this terrific $29.99 value had this to say, “Had this at a local restaurant and was blown away. Far more depth and development than other wines at this price point. Loved the blend, complexity in every sip”, and, “This tasted like an $80 bottle. Blown away by the flavor and depth. I want a case of this”! This is what I expect from Dunham, having carried their Cabernet in the past, we’re excited to have another fantastic wine from such a solid Columbia Valley producer.

Dan’s Pick

Roger Goulart 2011 Gran Reserva Brut Cava is my pick for this week. I do have a bit of a problem with sparkling wine and when this came upon us at $19.99, I couldn’t help myself. This Method Champenoise Cava is a true delight, not one I would make Mimosas with… it’s one to enjoy as one would a fine sparkling wine. If you’ve got something to celebrate (and it’s really not hard, I find something daily) or just want to quench your thirst this is just the bottle.

Food News

11/19/20 take home dinner for 2!!! That’s the real news, next week at this time we will have your take home dinner all prepared for you, a simple reheat in the oven and you’ll be ready to go. Beef Bourguignon, a loaf of Tribeca Bakery Rosemary bread, a slice of Brie and a couple ounces of French Jam will be this year’s Nouveau Beaujolais take home dinner! Plus, a few of 2020 Nouveaus I hope!

Food Feature of the Week

The food feature of the week is Fresh Ruby Red Wild Caught Trout from Canada. But don’t forget the Turf selections, GREAT Prime Strip Steaks, Choice Ribeyes & Kurobota Chops.

PROVISIONS…

Beef Tenderloin Frozen 8oz Center Cut Filet $12.99

Kurobota “Frenched” Tomahawk Pork Chops - $12.99 per chop

Fresh Black Angus Prime Strip Steaks - $18.99lb

Fresh Certified Angus Beef Ribeyes - $16.99lb

CAB PRIME Steak Burgers 4pk - $9.99

Fresh Dry Aged Wagyu Steak Burgers 2pk - $8.99

Fresh Ruby Red Trout $12.99lb

Fresh Oysters Glacier Bay (New Brunswick) $1.50 each $18.00 bakers dozen

Fresh Salmon Bay of Fundy filets -$16.99 lb

Grouper 6-8oz fillet - $8.99 each

Swordfish 8oz steak - $6.99 each

Barramundi Asian Sea Bass Frozen 7-9oz cryovac filet - $8.99

Saku Block Ahi Tuna AAA Sushi grade - $14.99 per block

U-10 Scallops frozen – $18.99lb

Wine

Secret Squirrel 2016 Red Blend Columbia Valley $25.99

Dunham Cellars 2017 Trutina Red Blend Columbia Valley $29.99

Robert Mondavi and Philippe Rothschild 2017 Opus One, California $364.99

Roger Goulart Gran Reserva Brut Cava, Spain $19.99

Roger Goulart Gran Reserva Brut Rose, Spain $19.99

Beers

Toppling Goliath Hopsmack 4pack cans $18.99

Toppling Goliath Dragon Fandango 4pack cans $22.99

Brewdog Jagged Edge IPA 6pack cans $9.99

Brewdog Holiday Mixpack 12pack 16oz Cans $20.99

Modern Times Elara IPA 4pack cans $13.99

Modern Times Orderville IPA 4pack cans $13.99

Modern Times Space Ways IPA 4pack cans $13.99

Prairie Seasick Crocodile 4pack cans $10.99

Prairie Millennial Mansion 4pack cans $18.99

Prairie Bomb Gift Set With Glass 4pack bottles $34.99

Revolution Fistmas Ale 6pack cans $10.99

Stevens Point Whole Hog Imperial Hazelnut Brownie Porter 6pack bottles $10.99


Kegs - 1/6 Barrel

North Coast Scrimshaw $109.99

Final Thought

Don’t really know what to expect for the holidays, all we do know is that they are approaching rapidly. We’re still planning on having great wines, beers and provisions here for you. Be it for a family party from two to twelve, we want to ensure a semblance of celebration for all your upcoming holiday events.

Please, please continue safe practices and please bring a mask when you come visit us at the store.

Cheers from all of us here at The Wine Merchant

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