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wine of the week

2012 Vigneti Zabù Il Passo, Nerello Mascalese Nero d’Avola, Sicily, Italy

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Recently tasted blind, it is no surprise that these two charming Sicilian indigenous grapes (Nerello Mascalese and Nero d’Avola) charmed me .  A savory combination of earthy and fruity notes dominate the palate. Expect red cherries, mushroom, sous-bois (forest floor) and blackberries with bright acidity and soft but firm tannins. Full of character and a crowd pleaser, it is the ideal wine to bring on a picnic while enjoying the remaining warm days. Serve with simple charcuterie, cheese and a baguette or for a more serious commitment, beef ragù or grilled sausages are a great match. Cheers! – MB

 

$22.99 (SKU # 699835) Available at BC Liquor Stores.

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house wine news and events

 

  • NEW date announced for our next wine savvy tasting France 101 on Oct. 29th, 2014.

 

  • Enjoy the legendary 1982 Bordeaux vintage at a dining fundraiser for the LAST Project on Oct. 30th, 2014. Click here.

 

  • Single Men needed for our next Singles in the City cooking class at The Dirty Apron on Nov. 1st, 2014.

 

  • Read our latest article in the Sept./Oct. 2014 issue of Eat Magazine here.

 

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