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FRIDAY WINE TASTING IN THE SHOP, 5-7PM
We're pairing tonight's tasting with cello music from PVD Cello Fest...or are we pairing cellos with tonight's tasting...hmmm...either way, it's a stellar line up on both counts, and we could always use a little more music in our lives. And wine!
We've gotten some really fun and special wines in recently, but we don't have time to list them all here. A little bit of Teutonic landed, a shmattering of Melsheimer...some other things...check our site or come in and check our shelves!
Here's the lowdown on tonight's wine, you'll just have to attend for the deets on the strings!
8th generation family estate dates to 1735. Organically farmed. Gold/pink hue, fine/creamy bubbles. Notes of peaches, flowers, & pepper followed by grapefruit & lemon. Have as aperitif, w/brunch, w/sweetly-savory dishes...it's versatile & delicious.
Delicate, dry, energetic, precise. 3rd generation Rheingau estate founded in 1893. Organic. Fermentations are with wild yeasts in pressurized tanks (quick & warm) then racked into barrel for minimum of 2 years.
Our longest producer note, because we’re recycling an old one:
Envínate (translates to Wine Yourself) is the brainchild of four winemakers, Roberto Santana, Alfonso Torrente, Laura Ramos, and José Martínez, who became friends back in 2005 while studying enology at the University of Miguel Hernandez in Alicante. Shortly after graduating, they formed Envínate, a project that focuses on exploring old parcels mainly (but not only) in the Atlantic-influenced regions of Ribeira Sacra and the Canary Islands. No chemicals are used in any of the Envínate vineyards, all parcels are picked by hand, the grapes are foot-trodden, and the wines are fermented exclusively with wild yeasts, with a varying proportion of whole grape clusters included. For aging, the wines are raised in old barrels and sulfur is only added at bottling, if needed.
The Envínate philosophy is: “let each parcela, or single parcel, fully express itself in the finished wine by utilizing old-fashioned farming and winemaking methods. The results are some of the most exciting wines being produced in Spain today.”
Lousa is the name for the slate soil that is the main type in the Ribeira do Sil and Amanda sub-zones of the Ribeira Sacra region. Aldea means village in the Galician dialect. This is a village wine comprised of Mencía, Merenzao, Brancellao, Sousón, Garnacha Tintorera, and Mouratón grown on slate and granite at 400-600 meters elevation; the average vine age is 60 years. The fruit is foot trod and fermented whole cluster with wild yeasts in open top tubs for 25-40 days, then aged in used 300-400 liter French oak for 11 months. A touch of SO2 is added at bottling and the wine is not filtered or fined.
This wine shows red fruit and delicate herbs and minerals on the nose. On the palate is red fruit again, like cherries and strawberries, with fresh floral notes throughout. It finishes graceful and smooth.
That's it! If you've donated to the Amos House Selosse raffle we are pulling a name this weekend. Good luck and thank you!
Cheers to decent humans! One day we'll be the winners...
SPECIAL TASTING IN THE SHOP
FRIDAY, APRIL 7th, 5-7PM
MEET THE WINEMAKER, Alexis Duchet of Le Chai Duchet. Represented by Wine Traditions!
We offer statewide delivery Tuesday through Saturday with a $75 minimum order; Providence and immediate surrounding areas can be same day depending on time received; next day delivery for all other areas. We do not *next day* deliver to points south of East Greenwich or north/west of Smithfield & Johnston on Fridays or Saturdays; exceptions can be made for events planned in advance.
CHECK OUT THIS GLASSWARE!
We're carrying (when available) facevessel glasses and (sometimes) carafes. This unique & very limited glassware is handblown in Rhode Island by Neal Drobnis, and locally represented by Degen. It's like our very own local version of Supreme! We sold through the last drop, we're halfway through the new one.
Stock is never guaranteed...just the way we like it!
$100 club includes three to four selections per month.
Each tier will come with producer notes, pairing suggestions, and/or recipes.
Members receive a 10% discount on regularly priced wines, regardless of whether or not the wines are part of a club pack. This discount does not apply to sale items, blue-tag wines, or boxes/cans/alternative packaging and cannot be added to any other discount or promotion. The discount is good on wine only, and is active for the duration of the club membership. As of now it can only be used in-store or over the phone; it will not work online. Twelve bottle case discount remains 12%.
Price includes delivery within RI, which will be scheduled the second week of each month, Tuesday through Saturday, depending upon location. In-store pick-up is also an option.
Pictured above is the March club, all from the Wine Traditions portfolio.
We specialize in, and feature Rhode Island's largest selection of, organic, natural and small-production wine and grower-Champagne, as well as numerous spirits, sakes, and craft beers, ranging in price from the everyday to the special occasion.
Gift cards available in any amount.
12% discounts on a case of wine, mixed or otherwise.
Our Blue Tag section is buy one/get one half off – everyday.
WE ARE OPEN FOR INDOOR SHOPPING BUT feel free to still order through oure-comm if you are more comfortable that way, or you may also call 401-621-9650 (don't leave a message) or email shop @ campusfinewines.com.
Also: we have two air purifiers going full time at the shop (front and back), we keep our front door open as much as we can, we have fans blowing air out the door, and we have an exhaust fan running in back.