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Valentines Picks for Your Love (or Yourself!)

Whether it is a Hallmark holiday or a moment of bliss for you and yours, we wanted to at least entertain gift ideas and themes for both!  Above all- live life fully, filled with laughter, good health and excellent wine!  -- Jaci, Jens & Julie

Smitten Cupid
Fresh, new, or just perfect.  Smitten Cupid thinks sharing this sweet treat is the beginning of your retreat:
La Farra Prosecco Rosé (Veneto, Italy)
-- Reg $17.99 | Mixed Case 20% Discount $14.39 –- Pale pink with a very fine and continuous effervescence. Bouquet is pronounced and persistent with aromas of peaches and red currants.

Being Single Rocks!
Let’s face it… sometimes it is really awesome to just be YOU!  No worries here- Grab a Burgundy glass for this beauty and savor the silence.
Paul Reitz Vosne-Romanée (Burgundy, France) -- Reg $65.99 | Mixed Case 20% Discount $52.79 –  Mushrooms, forest floor, cherries soaked earth then grilled, red raspberry conserve with soft tannins and the reminder that you don’t have to share this with anyone. 

Sweetness & Light
The heart is beating; the palms sweaty, the eyes are popping out of your skull! New love- let it be so-
Weingut Prechtl Leitstall von Molasse Reserve Grüner Veltliner (Weinviertl, Austria) -- Reg. $31.99 | Mixed Case 20% Discount $25.59 –  Delicately nutty, soft ripe yellow apple, some biscuit, herbs & spices; soft tropical fruits on the palate, powerful, juicy. Mango and papaya notes, vibrant acid structure!

Being Single Rocks!
Let’s face it… sometimes it is really awesome to just be YOU!  No worries here- Grab a Burgundy glass for this beauty and savor the silence.
Castelfeder Burgum Novum Pinot Nero Riserva (Alto Adige, Italy) -- Reg $51.99 | Mixed Case 20% Discount $41.59 – Dark cherries that lingered on the summer vines with red raspberry, black currant, vanilla, soft tannins, and luxuriousness. You deserve it.

Love Revived
Long lasting and succulent, love breaths and is full.  Just like this wine!
W.T. Vintners Damavian Syrah Les Collines Vineyard (Walla Walla Valley, Washington) -- Reg $49.99 | Mixed Case 20% Discount $39.99 –-  "Crushed blackberry, ripe blueberry, cocoa powder, violets, black & green olive. Flavors of blueberry, smoked meat, tar, black pepper & firm tannins that will reward a few years in the cellar."

Long lasting and succulent, love breaths and is full.  Just like this wine!
Josephine de Boyd Margaux (Bordeaux, France) -- Reg $61.99 | Mixed Case 20% Discount $49.59 –  Black cherry, blackberry. Beautiful long finish, elegant tannins, summer black cherries, black berries and red fruits.
And thankfully you know exactly which day not to forget, or you will be forever in big TROUBLE… Here is your Wow Wine:
Chateau Guadet Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé (Bordeaux, France) -- Reg $97.99 | Mixed Case 20% Discount $78.39 – Bright blue raspberries, vanilla and baking spice with a compote of blue berries, raspberries, blackberry. Subtle tannins- sensually explosive.

Sleeping cupid

Sometimes life takes a pause. Surrender and enjoy dream land.  Such as a wine like this…
Domaine Le Mourre Chateauneuf-du-Pape (Southern Rhône, France) -- Reg. $53.99 | Mixed Case 20% Discount $43.19 – Fresh dark cherries and spice.  Beautiful mouth feel with supple and melted tannins, nice sweetness and roundness for this wine.  Vibrant aromas and flavors of blackberry, raspberry, cassis, licorice. Lots of smoky notes. Well-balanced. Deep and rich with beautiful spicy notes. Super long finish.
Day Dreamer
Delightful dreams. Tantalizing your thoughts… rest and be at peace. Something to let you ponder sweet reminisces…
Domaine Claude Nouveau Santenay 1er Cru "Grand Clos Rousseau" (Burgundy, France) -- Reg $49.99 | Mixed Case 20% Discount $39.99 – Rich and racy, aromas of woodland berries and kirsch with a touch of licorice.  Complex, well-structured and supple. Very fine texture blended with pleasant tannins and a long finish
Contentment & Bliss
Nothing beats what you have, and the grass isn’t greener… especially when you share this delightful moment together:
Pelassa Barolo DOCG (Piedmont, Italy) -- Reg $61.99 | Mixed Case 20% Discount $49.59 – Deeply scented bouquet that develops from scents of dry flowers & wild rose to deeper notes of “tar” creating an intoxicating ethereal bouquet. Rich, ripe taste with impressive tannins well integrated into a rich & powerful wine.  Layers of black fruit backed by wood & spice, penetrating & compelling.

Whatever shall we do today?  Love?  Lust?  Drama?  Better start it with this…
La Puerta Gran Reserva (Salta, Argentina) -- Reg $55.99 | Mixed Case 20% Discount $44.79 – Full red fruits with hints of smoke Palate: Complex & well-structured with lengthy finish. Rounded tannins give a unique character with great balance and multi-layered acidity.
Up to no Good…
Whatever shall we do today? Love? Lust? Drama? Better start it with this…
Nottola Anterivo Super Tuscan (Tuscany, Italy) -- Reg $45.99 | Mixed Case 20% Discount -- Vanilla and baking spices mingle with dark hedonistic red fruits and soft earth. Round, soft fruit with complex tannins.

The Next Step
Life is about growing and learning, and sometimes it’s all on you to grow up. Need inspiration- a vivacious Chianti Riserva is your clue:
Andreucci Chianti Riserva "Costavecchia" (Tuscany, Italy) -- Reg $28.99 | Mixed Case 20% Discount $23.19 – Sweet cherries, black raspberries and whispers of wisteria.  Bodacious with dried herbs, soft tannins and good acidity.

Cupid strikes again…
It’s been one of those decades then all of the sudden- there’s cupid again. Love has struck and you can’t think clearly!  Relax.  We’ve got this: 
Domaine de Nalys Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réserve (Southern Rhône, France) -- Reg $65.99 | Mixed Case 20% Discount $52.79 – Blackberry, liquorice & black olives. Palate:  Flavors of black cherries and dark plums with hints of tobacco & roasted nuts. Nice tannic structure. A powerhouse of a wine.

Watch Out!
Cupid’s on fire! Speaking of spicing things up… Try out this beauty:
Mas Viló Costers Del Priorat
(Catalonia, Spain) -- Reg $29.99 | Mixed Case 20% Discount $23.99 -- Ripe blueberry and blackberry. Velvety, dense and rich with lively tannins.

Cupid strikes again…
Just when you were not looking, Cupid has struck!  KaPow!  Right between the eyes and you are blind. Try this out:
San Cassiano Amarone della Valpolicella (Veneto, Italy) -- Reg $61.99 | Mixed Case 20% Discount $49.59 –  Dark berries, brandied cherries, wood, mineral, licorice, black pepper, tobacco, spices and chocolate.  Raisin, plums, vanilla, balanced, intense, persistent and full bodied.

Down for the Count!
Now’s your chance! That pest, Cupid, is gone- go out there and woo some hearts!  Here’s your go to:
R. H. Coutier Cuvée Tradition NV Brut (Champagne, France) -- Reg $52.99 | 20% Mixed Case Discount $42.39 – "The firm acidity is finely meshed in this seamless Champagne, with a rich note of chalky minerality underscoring the creamy palate's flavors of chopped almond, black currant, fleur de sel and candied lemon zest."  92 pts Wine Spectator
Valentines Massacre!
This holiday sucks!  Forget Hallmark. Chocolate. Love. And warm fuzzy stuff! It’s all about you! Get some:
Corliss Cabernet Sauvignon (Columbia Valley, Washington) -- Reg $98.99 | Mixed Case 20% Discount $79.19 -- "Seductive, dark fruit aromas of dried fig, black cherry and cassis are infused with notes of sage, menthol and smoldering incense. Complex, earth-driven characters of sun-dried black olive, licorice root and gravel. Firm, densely-packed tannins saturate the mouth, effortlessly drawing the palate out to a rich, long-lasting finish."
Who needs love when you have sexy wine and friends to enjoy? Here you go:
Vinchio & Vaglio Serra Barbaresco (Piedmont, Italy) -- Reg $33.99 | Mixed Case 20% Discount $27.19 -- Violets and tobacco aromas with intense dark cherries, tannins and a long finish. Seductive.

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This week's 
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Feb 14    Everyday Drinkers
Feb 15    Schnäppchen
Feb 16    Pair this Dish with...
Feb 17    Luck of the Draw!
Feb 18    Over Looked Spain
Feb 19    Tuscan Villages
Portalis Wine Club
Two clubs to choose from: Portalis Explores! (budget) & Portalis Wine Club (no holds barred). Makes a wonderful gift!

Check out January's wine notes: South Arica Portalis Explores! |  Washington Portalis Wine Club

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