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