AS GRILLING SEASON STEPS OUT ALONG WITH INCREASING ARRIVALS OF FRESH “PRODUCE” POINTING TO SPRING SALAD-SEASON, OUR APRIL 16TH SAVOUR-SATURDAY WINE TASTING MATCHES SIX BOTTLES TO THE OCCASION…THREE MUSCULAR REDS COMPLEMENTING FLAME-GRILLED STEAKS & CHOPS, WHILE THREE CRISP, RACY WHITES LOOK TO TANGY FIELD GREENS & BAGUETTES, OFFERING RIPE TROPICAL FRUIT, THINK JUICY TO MINERALITY            

AS GRILLING SEASON STEPS OUT ALONG WITH INCREASING ARRIVALS OF FRESH “PRODUCE” POINTING TO SPRING SALAD-SEASON, OUR APRIL 16TH SAVOUR-SATURDAY WINE TASTING MATCHES SIX BOTTLES TO THE OCCASION…THREE MUSCULAR REDS COMPLEMENTING FLAME-GRILLED STEAKS & CHOPS, WHILE THREE CRISP, RACY WHITES LOOK TO TANGY FIELD GREENS & BAGUETTES, OFFERING RIPE TROPICAL FRUIT, THINK JUICY TO MINERALITY            

WHAT & WHY: Our “Three on Grille” and “Three with Greens” fine wine tasting adds up to Six distinctive learning experiences, pairing both foods and the prep syncing up with springtime and the wines that elevate kitchen salad creations to fare that benefits from smoked- grille cooking, to other April tastes. Guest host & wine educator Bob McVicker is pouring both classic & trending wines of celebrated vintners and emerging innovators, from Masciarelli Wine Company’s International Portfolio …tasters will experience bottles & styles that will be new to your palette…the opportunity to add new to your wine choices.  As always our tasting are complimentary & the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel stemware.  

WHO: Guest host Bob McVicker, Masciarelli and Savour’s Kathleen Morgan have selected fine wines from classic & emerging regions in Europe, the Continent & the Americas

WHEN: This Saturday, April 16th, from 2pm to 4pm + … @ Savour

HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary, as is parking behind the store with rear entrance.

Saturday’s Pourings include: A St. Emilion Grand Cru & the Sancerre, 2 Muscular Cabs from Napa, A Mosel Riesling & A Lazio, It. Bellone  

Domaine Etienne Daulny Sancerre, Fr. 2020, Alc. 13.5%.
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc, Tasting: Etienne Daulny makes a stylish, racy Sancerre that’s simply electric; clean, juicy and racy. Melon, grapefruit and gooseberry with aromas of green pea and spearmint. The vibrant nature of this wine makes it one of the most versatile on the planet. Pairs Well: Great with all types of seafood, soft cheeses and chicken dishes, goat cheese.… $29.99

Casale Giglio, Bellone, Lazio, It., IGT, 2020, Alc.13%
Varietal: Bellone Tasting: The wine evokes sunshine and ripe tropical fruit such as mango and papaya, carefully balanced by a marked acidity which makes it suitable for long bottle aging. Rich, ample and lingering on the palate with light floral and spicy notes. Similar to Chardonnay. Hallmarked by its pronounced acidity and zesty tang. A long finish. Pairs Well: pasta primavera, vegetarian, apps+snacks, cured meats, lean fish.. $14.99                

Eifel Pfeiffer Riesling Feinherb, Graacher Himmelreich, 2018 Alc. 10.5%Varietal: Riesling, Tasting: Fruit blossoms, white pepper stone fruit and a hint of honey on the nose….nearly dry, nice minerality to open, apple and nectarine mid palate with pineapple and lemon on the finish. Classic, desirable acidity but the slightest touch of sweetness on the end to balance it out. Pairs Well: roast pork loin, shellfish, spicy foods, cured meats, everything chicken… $19.99

Chateau Pipeau, St. Emilion, Grand Cru, Fr., 2018, Alc. 14% Varietals: 
predominantly Merlot Tasting: Dry, medium to full, complex wine. Blueberry, blackberry, black currant, plum and dark cherry. Hints of mushrooms, anise, leather and mocha. Very solid with high tannins and acidity, so well balanced wine, Pairs Well: Ribeye roast, grilled lamb chops, venison, pheasant. Rating: Wine Enthusiast 90….  $42.99

Punch Vineyards, Napa Valley, CA, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2019, Alc. 14.5%  
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting: Punch Vineyards has all the hallmarks of a luxury Cabernet Sauvignon: concentration, bold, structured, complex flavors of black cherry, blackberry, mocha, spice and other notes. Toasty oak, soft, assertive tannins. Good structure and a long finish. Also, Punch Cab is unusually smooth. Pairs Well: standing rib roast, grilled duck breast, game birds…$39.99

Keenan vineyards, Napa Valley, Saint Helena, CA  Cabernet Sauvignon, 2018, Alc. 14.3%, Varietal: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, Tasting: Deep ruby purple. Aromas of lily, lilac, black raspberries, black cherries, and leather.  Med. to full-bodied, dry, strong ripe tannins, flavors of black cherry, raspberry, blueberry  dark chocolate mint, subtle fresh green pepper, and vanilla. High complexity, long finish. Love the floral aromas. Pairs Well: ribeye steak, grilled lamb chops, game( venison, deer), mature & hard cheese… $69.99

Kathleen’s Price-Value Gems:  

Unique to SAVOUR our three price-value collections, with
each category ( $9.99ers – $14.99ers -$19.99ers ) offering hundreds of wines
at one price, personally curated by Kathleen, some have limited availability
with new selections added regularly
> 9.99ers…the quality is taste delivering above-price enjoyment …Value!        
>14.99ers…exhibiting qualities of complexity…Elevating The Experience    
>19.99ers…value laden wines by innovative vintners…Expect Exceptional  
N.B. 

We will begin to profile wine from the collections pairing food to each selection specific to each month.

Adding to the This Saturday’s Masciarelli Portfolio Tasting is Savor’s Everyday Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only Digital Wine Machine. Fun to use and enjoy!  Taste up to 20 wines with new selections regularly added…& yes, complimentary. Kathleen welcomes your questions for food pairings.

Welcome Your Donation
 in any amount for Pathways for Children.
                                                                                                      Thank You! …Kathleen

For Your Mobile Calendar l April – June Savour Wine Tastings!

April 16  -Bob McVicker, Masciarelli Wines  
April 23 – Gary Ballard, M.S. Walker
April 30 – Danny Giddings, Classic Wines (Martignetti)
May 7    – Marco Deary, Antinori Wines, Italian Wine Specialist
May 14  – Gordon Alexander, Terroir Wines (owner) spotlight “Italian Wines”
May 21 – Harry Zarkades, Main Street Wines, wine merchant – owner
May 28  – Manny Gonzales, portfolio manager, Horizon Beverage Company
June 4  – Casey  Gruttadauria, Ideal Wines
June 11
– Ciro Pirone, Director of Italian Wines, Horizon Beverage Company
June 18 – Jen Pieters, Hogshead Wines
June 25 – Chuck Tyner, Italian Wine Traders    

PLEASE NOTE: Updated Mask Policy: Gloucester’s Board of Health has ended mask requirements in all public spaces including the retail community while encouraging people to continue to wear face coverings when indoors and with people of unknown vaccination status, and to respect, to be tolerant of people’s choice to wear masks.
> In accordance with the new policy, we welcome customers and vendors without masks and welcome customers and vendors wearing masks.
>Savour continues to provide the safest possible shopping environment for the health & well-being of our customers & our Savour team.
>We continue using our 5 Molekule high performance air purification units that clear the air of 99.9% of viruses, bacteria and allergens every hour, store wide.
>We ask you to respect customers who continue to socially distance. Thank you!  We are pleased to continue curbside pickup service

                  Savour Wine & Cheese  l  76 Prospect St.  l  Gloucester l  978. 282 .1455    
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