Louis Jadot Pouilly-Fuissé * Chardonnay * 2015

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My mom and I try to get together for dinner whenever we can. We live less than a mile apart, yet it seems to have been over a month since our schedules have aligned. We happened to make it work Tuesday night, and ended up at Mark’s in Dundee for dinner. It was half price wine night, so we needed a bottle to accompany our delicious dinner! The Pouilly-Fuisse immediately caught my eye as something familiar, though I could not identify why, and we thought it would be perfect.

The best thing about this wine: easy to drink and very enjoyable
Available at: Mark’s Bistro
By the bottle: $54
Pair with: seafood, rich food, patio drinking
Winery website: http://www.louisjadot.com/en/index.php

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Louis Jadot Pouilly-Fuissé * Chardonnay * 2015

Domaine Saint Lannes * White Blend * 2016

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This past weekend was Mother’s Day and though it was a great day “off” for me, I accompanied the hubs who still had to do Taxi duty to our son who had to work. The weather was beautiful; not too hot, the sun was shinning and we had just enough time to pop into Corkscrew Wine and Cheese in Rockbrook for a quick glass of something yummy. We had just finished a great lunch at Shucks and though I enjoyed my Bloody Mary, I was craving something a bit different. I was rummaging though the cold case saw the Domaine Saint Lannes. I have seen it fly off the shelves at the other location and heard nothing but rave reviews. I thought since we were on a limited time schedule, what the heck and for only a mere $13 a bottle one can’t go wrong.

The best thing about this wine: a fantastic white wine at a reasonable price
Available at: Corkscrew Wine and Cheese
By the bottle: $13
Pairs well with: fish, mild cheeses and a sunny patio

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Domaine Saint Lannes * White Blend * 2016

Dom Perignon * Champagne * 2006

I never cease to be in awe of the ways that the universe finds to force patience upon impatient men. (This isn’t intended to sound like sexism, I just don’t know any impatient women.) As one of these impatient men, recently, the same stars that saw fit to deliver my son within an hour of […]

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Dom Perignon * Champagne * 2006

Château Chantecler * 60% Cabernet Sauvignon/40% Merlot * 2011

Every once in awhile there is a bottle I think sounds amazing and piques my interest, I buy it, then promptly forget about it. When someone brings it to my attention again it’s the elation of initial discovery for a second time. This was one of those forgotten gems I had the opportunity to re-find.

The best thing about this wine: It’s a “First Growth” at a fraction of the price. Available at: Corkscrew Wine and Cheese
By the bottle:  104.99
Pairs well with: A perfectly rare steak.
Try this if you
like: earthy and big, yet elegant red wines, try this wine.

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Château Chantecler * 60% Cabernet Sauvignon/40% Merlot * 2011