Friday Tasting - KW Selections, Klaus Wittauer

Friday, March 22, 2019

Time: 05:00pm - 08:00pm

Type: Wine Tasting

Location: The Wine Cabinet

Event Free


Every weekend we have free tastings that give you a chance to explore the wide word of wines! 

Each Friday we try to start your weekend off with a sampling of fine wines and beers that will allow you to relax into your "days off" with a positive note. Always a gathering of friends and neighbors and good conversation.

Come in this weekend and visit with us!


The Wines!!
Steininger Rose' of Cabernet Sauvignon $15.99
ABV 12.5%, RS 5.4 g/l, AC 5.4 g/l 
Pale Rose in color. On the nose, it's an elegant mix of flowers, fruit and tender greens. The taste of ripe raspberry, black currant and violets fills the palate. Finishes with crisp acidity and great balance. Refreshing and mouthwatering.
This was the unanimous favorite of our Rose' Class in 2017 and it has continued as one of the most popular offerings that we have had on the shelf.  At the Taste of Reston this year, the crowds could hardly get enough.
You can chill this wine to your hearts content and know that it will still offer a ripe, luscious flavor and a refreshing crispness that will both slake your thirst and make you impatient for the next sip.

Bauer Gruner Veltliner, Reid Rosenberg $17.99

Alc. 12.5%, RS 3.5g/l, AC 4.9g/l 
Rosenberg is one of the best-known Grüner Veltliner vineyards in Austria. Very aromatic, full of round fruit and balanced with crisp acidity. The distinct soil lends a pleasant mineral and white pepper note typical of this varietal. Pairs well with a wide range of foods, including Asian cuisine and fish with fresh herbs. Excellent value and quality.

Steininger Kamptal Reisling $19.99

ABV 13.1% Acidity 6.5% g/l Residual Sugar 4.0 g/l

92 points, The Wine Enthusiast 
This excellent Gruner Veltliner has been a favorite of ours for years, this wine flat-out over-delivers!
“Lifted, pear-scented freshness dominates the nose while the palate is soft but has a pleasing and linear citrus focus. This is poised and offers sophisticated refreshment.”  Anne Krebiehl, MW
Our thoughts……This is an excellent example of a typical Austrian Grüner Veltliner. A dry (yes dry…don’t let the bottle fool you!)  and fresh white wine with influences of green apples, grapefruit and lemon showing off trademarks of flinty mineral, citrus and tropical fruit. The spice of white pepper and ripe acidity underlines all this.  A perfect every day white wine.

Hartl Pinot Noir Classic $19.99

ABV: 13.5% vol. Residual Sugar: 3.2 g/l Acidity: 4.7 g/l
92 Points
The Wine Enthusiast
A promising touch of reduction still plays on the nose, riding above ripe notions of redcurrant and red cherry. The palate is ripe, mellow and smooth, showing rounded berry notes and a gentle structure supported by spicy freshness. Oak is beautifully integrated and nothing is overdone. The ripeness of the vintage is evident, but it is on the finish that this shows its true colors: a good structure and lasting freshness. KWSelection.com —A.K ?

Steindorfer St. Laurent Reserve $34.99

ABV 13.0% – acidity 5.2 g/l – residual sugar 2.2 g/l
93 points
The Wine Enthusiast

Intense dark berry bouquet, well-balanced palate with rich fruit, elegant, substantial wine with great potential.
A fine companion to duck, pork and cassolet. 

The Beers!!
Collective Arts, Life in the Clouds, 4 pack $14.99
Simcoe and Mosaic hops balance each other to make this juicy IPA explosively fruit forward in both taste and aroma while curbing any unbearable sweetness to make an extremely drinkable beer. 

Collective Arts No. 8 IPA, 4 pack $16.99

8% ABV
Our biggest and just possibly our most beautiful IPA Series release to date. IPA #8 is double dry hopped with Simcoe, Moutere and Columbus hops, so you should expect a cloudy bright pour and intense fruit, dank citrus and pine notes. Best enjoyed as soon as you can get it in your house.

Perennial Sump Coffee Imperial Stout, 750 ml $22.99
ABV: 11.5%
Our imperial coffee stout is made in collaboration with the devilishly handsome Scott Carey & Co. at South City's Sump Coffee.
For this year's batch, we chose a coffee from the "La Virgen" region of Colombia.