Saturday Tasting - Roanoke Valley, Mark Luna

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Time: 01:00pm - 05:00pm

Type: Wine Tasting

Location: The Wine Cabinet

Event Free


Every weekend we have free tastings of wine and beer that give you a chance to explore the wide world!
Come in this weekend and visit with us!

Saturday afternoon, a time for chores and yard work and running to do all the things that have waited all week! Take a break!

Come by the shop and sample new wines and microbrews that will be certain to bring a smile to your face.

Just relax with friends and neighbors.


The Wines!!
White Knight Viognier $14.99
87% Viognier, 9% French Colombard, 4% Muscat" 
"Swooping in to rescue your palate from the ordinary, this sleek, rich Viognier will excite the senses and tickle your fancy.
Flirtatious green apple, honeysuckle and white peach aromas playfully engage with flavors of pear and melon.
A medium to full bodied white wine, with a balanced and sustaining finish. 
This full bodied Viognier will stand up to rich dishes such as roasted chicken in a white lemon cream sauce, grilled striped bass with plums and potato mushroom papillotes, or crunchy shrimp cakes.
Rock & Vine Chardonnay $16.99
a light straw color in the glass, and immediately presents aromas of tangerine and white peach, with a subtle hint of rose hanging just above a light caramel.
The mouth is bright and clean, with round, layered flavors of fresh Asian pear, juicy ripe orange, and wild flower honey.
A Chardonnay for those who prefer less oak and more fruit, Rock & Vine Chardonnay will shine with a cheese plate with honey-drizzled chevre and a hard-rind nutty sheep’s milk cheese, served with fig paste, candied nuts, and slices of fresh apple.

La Posta Malbec, Fazzio $11.99
Another juicy, smooth and delicious single-vineyard wine from La Posta, the Fazzio Malbec. 100% Malbec from 12 year old vines at 3,500 feet of elevation in Tupungato, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina.
The wine was aged for 12 months with 10% in new French oak barrels, 70% in second use French oak and the remaining 20% in stainless steel.

Marietta Arme' Lot 3, NV $19.99
Marietta's Cabernet Sauvignon-based blend, is another wine that overdelivers for its relatively modest price. Generous dollops of Merlot, Petit Verdot and Malbec round out this dark, fleshy red.
Brothers Jake and Scot Bilbro continue to carry on the family tradition of producing flavorful, affordable reds at Marietta.

Experience Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa $29.99
Classic Cabernet Sauvignon aromas of blackberry. cassis, blackcurrant, and dried violets shine with cocoa, toasted coconut, vanilla and baking spices in a supporting role.
On the palate, the wine is rich and nicely balanced with a silky mouthfeel and soft tannins. and flavors of sweet blackberry, black pepper, and aromatic cedar.


The Beers!!
WiehenStephaner OktoberFest Bier, 6 pack $12.99
Collaboration with Sierra Nevada
6.0% ABV, 20 IBU

We’ve partnered with Bavaria’s Weihenstephan, the world’s oldest brewery, for this American take on the classic German Oktoberfest.
A malt backbone is balanced by subtle hop character in this crisp, clean, and drinkable crowd-pleaser.
Nothing captures the spirit of celebration like a beer among friends.

Solace Thunder Buddy IPA, 4 pack $18.99

ABV: 6.5%
Style: IPAMandarina Bavaria and Citra hops give it big citrus aroma and flavor.
Crisp and dry with a slightly bitter finish.ndarina Bavaria and Citra hops give it big citrus aroma and flavor.
Crisp and dry with a slightly bitter finish.

Solace Buzz Magic  Double IPA, 4 pack $18.99

ABV: 9%
Style: DIPADIPA brewed with Galaxy and Mosaic. Super juicy flavors and aromas, pineapple, papaya, guava. 
Soft mouthfeel with a very slight resinous and bitter finish.