April 7th 2020 Newsletter - The Grape Tray

April 7th 2020 Newsletter


WOW-Discounted 53%!
Wine Spectator 92
PIPER-HEIDSIECK Brut Rosé Champagne Sauvage NV Half Bottles

A deeply-hued, vinous rosé, almost garnet in color, this distinctive version offers dried cherry and currant flavors, accented by delicate dried thyme, graphite and singed orange peel notes. Well-recommended for food, this is firm and lightly chalky in texture, with a lingering, mineral-laced finish. Drink now through 2023. 20,000 cases made, 2,500 cases imported. — AN $32/375ml Our Price $14.95/375ml

WOW-74% Off!
2018 Outlot Alexander Valley Rose

Winemaker Notes: Pale fresh salmon with very light magenta hues, the Outlot Rosé has delicate aromas of watermelon, strawberry, floral rose petals, and a subtle spiciness. Fresh, crisp, and bright flavors of refreshing strawberry and melon notes with round texture. Pairs well with fresh cut fruit, seared salmon, Asian fare, and warm summer days. $23 Our Price $5.95

Vinotemp Wine Cabinet for Sale

Double-door with stained glass and locks. Purchased 5 years ago for $5000 and in good condition. Dimensions: 5’ W x 3.5’ D x 6’ H. Capacity: 48 Magnums and 364 750 ml bottles.

Cash and Carry Price $1750. Call: Victor Moheno (559) 799-6643

Wine Advocate 91
2017 Mas Donis Old Vines

The 2017 Mas Donis Old Vines is a blend of 50% Garnacha, 30% Cariñena and 20% Syrah fermented separately in stainless steel, and the Syrah and Cariñena matured in barrique until the components were blended before bottling in June 2019. It's a heady Mediterranean red blend—generous and round with a pretty floral nose and the aromatic power of the partial carbonic maceration. It has a juicy texture, clean, fruit-driven flavors and a textured mouthfeel. An incredible bargain. $15 Our Price $10.95 (Back in stock this afternoon)

Wine Spectator 92
STEWART Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2016

This offers a wide swath of plum, boysenberry and blackberry puree flavors, laced with red licorice details and coated with sweet toast notes. A light bramble edge at the very end keeps this honest. Drink now through 2022. —J.M. $60

Wine Spectator 93
2018 Lewis Napa Chardonnay

Well-knit and powerfully structured, with unctuous flavors of ripe pear, apple pastry and dried mango, filled with toasty notes. The creamy finish lingers with hints of dried sage and quince paste. Drink now through 2025. 2,400 cases made. — KM $55 Our Price $49.99

Wine Spectator 92
BANSHEE Sauvignon Blanc Sonoma County 2018

Distinctive and extremely fragrant, with jasmine and lemon thyme notes singing up front. Crisp and juicy pear, Key lime, dried mango and tangerine flavors gain momentum on the long, mouthwatering finish. Drink now. 2,500 cases made. — MW $20 Our Price $17.99

2017 Lewis Napa

Very short yields in 2017 from a small collection of hillside and bench-land vineyards in Calistoga, Rutherford and Oak Knoll created a wine of Napoleonic stature – compact and powerful with a winning character. A battalion of ripe black fruit and blueberry compote is infused with sultry spices, charcuterie, clove and dark chocolate aromas. Expansive on entry, the broad-reaching palate develops a tailing regiment with crushed rock, toffee and polished tannins. $175 Our Price $159.99

Wine Spectator 90
ALMA DE CATTLEYA Sauvignon Blanc
 Sonoma County 2019

Shows terrific intensity, opening with honeysuckle, pear and melon flavors, revealing a tangy side of Meyer lemon juice. Refreshing and fragrant through the finish. Drink now. 1,000 cases made.—M.W. $20 (Arrives this afternoon)

2018 Hanna Russian River Sauvignon Blanc

Winemaker Notes: Brilliant pale straw tinged with peridot, the 2018 Hanna Sauvignon Blanc has aromas of honeydew, grapefruit curd, Meyer lemon and jicama. Flavors echo these aromas plus juicy notes of Rangpur lime, kalamansi and white peach. Fresh, zingy, and polished, it finishes seamlessly. $19 Our Price $15.65

Wine Spectator 91
LANSON Brut Champagne Black Label NV

This creamy Champagne is bright and citrusy, offering an expressive and well-meshed mix of ripe blackberry, pastry dough and pickled ginger flavors. Racy finish. Disgorged October 2016. Drink now through 2021. 7,000 cases imported. –AN $45 Our Price $34.95

Vinous 92 Points
Lucienne 2017 Pinot Noir Doctor's Vineyard Santa Lucia Highlands

Brilliant red. Intense, spice-accented black raspberry, cherry and licorice aromas are enlivened by a suggestion of smoky minerals. Juicy and focused on the palate, offering lively dark berry and bitter cherry flavors that slowly open up and become sweeter with air. Shows very good depth as well as energy and finishes smoky and quite long, with building florality and chewy tannins that build steadily. $50 Our Price $39.99

Our retail door will be closed, but orders can still be placed as follows:
Email stan@grapetray.com or call 559-226-6828
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