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Come See the New Savour Wine and Cheese!

            
 
76 Prospect St., Gloucester, MA 01930
978 282-1455
 
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11 am - 6 pm
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THIS SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2 - 4 pm
COMPLIMENTARY
FINE WINE TASTING @ SAVOUR WITH HARRY ZARKADES - OWNER MAIN STREET WINES
 
 
 
 
WARMING SPRINGTIME CLIMES PAIR NICELY WITH TWO VALUE-PRICED ROSES FROM FRANCE HEADLINING SAVOUR-SATURDAY’S MAY 21ST COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTING, CONTRASTED WITH BOLD, STRUCTURED, COMPLEX REDS & A WHITE FROM FOUR EMERGING WEST COAST ARTISAN VINTNERS - HORSE HEAVEN HILLS ANYONE? - COMPLEMENTING GRILLING ACTIVITY & SEASONAL PRODUCE, ALL FROM THE ECLECTIC PORTFOLIO OF WINE MERCHANT HARRY “Z”
 
What & Why…While grilling season is getting a boost from warming temps, Saturday’s tasters will be treated to four muscular and complex bottles, a full-bodied red & white from California, a bold Washington Cabernet blend, and a truly complex Oregon Pinot Noir that Harry will explain. Recognizing farmers’ markets with native produce are beginning to popup, our two French Rose offerings, one from Corsica, match beautifully with spring-summer salads and the obligatory baguette. We import our popular frozen baguettes from Boulart in Montreal, Canada, a must try.
Always complimentary tastings, with the experience elevated sipping from imported Riedel stemware.
 
WHO: Join guest host, wine merchant, Harry Zakades, owner ofMain Street Wines, together with Savour’s Kathleen Morgan, who have chosen wines primarily from small, independent, innovative vintners…you’ll be traveling up our West Coast landing in France, selections that match the grilling and emerging native produce seasons.
 
WHEN: This Saturday, May 21st, from 2pm to 4pm + … @ Savour
 
HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary, as is parking behind the store with rear entrance.
 
Saturday’s Pourings include:
Vineyard Block Estate, 827 Reserve Chardonnay, Santa Lucia Highlands, CA, 2019, Alc. 14.5%, Varietals: Chardonnay, Tasting: Chardonnay grown in the cool climes of Santa Lucia Highlands retains a notable freshness, due to acidity in the grapes. This wine features fruit flavors of yellow apple and pineapple alongside notes of vanilla bean and toasted brioche. Lively acidity and a full-bodied mouthfeel lead to a soft finish. A powerful white wine.
Pairs Well: Mushroom-forward dishes, grilled pork chops, Vegetarian, rich fish( salmon, tuna) roast chicken, Rating: The Wine Buyer 92pts…. $17.99
 
Domaine Vetriccie Ile de Beaute Rose, 2021, Corsica, Fr. 2021, Alc. 12%
Varietals: Sciacarello, Grenache, Tasting: From this scenic estate, the wine, properly pale in color, has attractive freshness and bright acidity. It shows red currant and a light peppery edge, with a fine, floral fruitiness and lingering aftertaste. Drink now with a nice chill, Pairs Well: a variety of cold and warm salads especially a Caprese delight , all green vegetables, Vegetarian, and a baguette, of course, Rating: Wine Enthusiast 88pts … $9.99
 
L' Esprit de Jeanne la Tourbeille Rose, Bordeaux Rose, 2021, Alc. 13%
Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Tasting: Produced from old vines, this particularly rich wine has spice and pepper to go with the fruit. Ripe, food-friendly flavors add to the freshness of the wine, giving a rounded, smooth aftertaste. Drink now and again, with a nice chill for this crisp, dry rose. Pairs Well: fresh fruit, hard and soft cheese, all manner of summer salads, Vegetarian, again accompany a baguette, charcuterie - uncured meats, Rating: Wine Enthusiast 88pts …$14.99
 
Panther Creek Winemakers Cuvee, Willamette Valley, Oregon, 2019, Alc. 14.1%
Varietals: Pinot Noir, Tasting: A wonderfully complex Pinot, with a meal or without. Dark garnet color, semi-opaque. Beautiful but soft aroma of red cherry, ripe stone fruit with hints of cola and vanilla. Off dry taste of stone fruit, moving to strong ripe cherry, then becoming quite dry with citrus and spice at the end. Medium to long finish, where the fine tannins appear. Pairs Well: braised short ribs, veal dishes, game (deer, venison) grilled chicken breast…$27.99
 
Dead Canyon Ranch Cabernet, Mercer Estates, Horse Heaven Hills, Washington,2019 Alc. 14.1 Varietals: Shiraz/Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Tasting: Aromas of ripe black fruit with notes of baked blackberry pie, warm baking spices and earthy undertones. The voluminous fruit carries through while powdery tannins yield a bold, structured wine that maintains an elegant feel with a soft velvety finish. Pairs Well: grilled lamb chops, grilled rib-eye, game (deer, venison), grilled chicken thighs….$17.99
 
Gait Zinfandel, Howell Mt., North Coast, Napa Valley, CA, 2018, Alc. 14.7
Varietals: 100% Zinfandel, Tasting: Made from 100% Zinfandel, the 2018 Zinfandel is deep garnet-purple colored, sashaying out of the glass with bold, open-knit scents of warm blackberries, cracked pepper, spice box and raspberry pie, plus hints of hoisin and fruitcake. Full-bodied, the palate delivers mouth-filling black fruit preserves, flavors textured by chewy tannins, finishing long and spicy. Pairs Well: roast leg of lamb, standing rib roast, roasted whole chicken, artisan cheese burgers, Rating: Robert Parker 91pts, Jeb Dunnuck 95pts… $21.99
 
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
>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!
 
Adding to This Saturday’s Harry Zakades, Main Street Wines Tasting  is Savour’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
May-June Savour Wine Tastings!
 
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 11Ciro 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

savourwineandcheese.com

 
 
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  Joey C. & Good Morning Gloucester Live-Shot: 

Sushi Master Chef Sang Lee Now Operating "Sushi Sang Lee"  From The Savour Kitchen + Kathleen's Wine & Saki Pairings.

                                                                                                                                        Video courtesy of goodmorninggloucester.com 

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 Saturday Complimentary Wine Tastings at Savour Resume After the New Year!
 

Upcoming Saturday Wine Tastings

 

March 5 - Kelly Ruby (Portuguese Wine Specialist)
March 12 - Dave Bender of Vineyard Road Wines
March 19 - Brooke Overheiser of Connoisseur Wines (Martignetti)
March 26 – Chris Hoffman of Oz Wines
April 2 – Gordon Alexander, owner Terroir Wines, Italian Tasting
April 9 – Anthony Sciarappa, Carolina Division of Martignetti
April 16 - Bob McVicker, Masciarelli Wines

 

 
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EVERY DAY . . .

EXPERIENCE YOUR PERSONAL, COMPLIMENTARY WINE TASTING WHENEVER YOU VISIT SAVOUR. AN ENTERTAINING LEARNING EXPERIENCE. ENJOY TASTING CURATED FINE WINES AT YOUR CONVENIENCE, AT YOUR PACE WITH THE DIGITAL WINE MACHINE    

 

 
 

WHAT & WHY: Inviting your personal “tech” wine tasting, the occasion to sample up to 20 fine wines using the North Shore’s only Digital Wine Machine, during business hours, at your convenience…and it’s complimentary. An array American and International wines, primarily small production, innovative vintners, many practicing biodynamic viniculture, and farming organic grapes. The occasion to expand your sensory experiences…a wine’s color in the glass, the expansive aromas, the flavors each wine reveals…and sip your selections with imported Riedel stemware.

 

WHO: Just You & “The Machine” …It’s your personal tasting 

 

WHEN: Whenever you visit - during business hours, Tuesday - Saturday,

11am to 6pm

 

HOW: Simply insert a plastic card into the slot, the upper left side of each of the 4 units. Holding your glass below a spout of selected bottle, press the lit green button above the selected bottle …your personal tasting has begun!   

 

A Sampling of New Wines Recently Added

 

The Pairing Red blend, Central Coast, Santa Ynez Valley, AVA, CA, 2016, Alc. 14.5% Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot Tasting: The 2016 Red Wine checks in as a blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc, 20% Merlot, and 10% Petit Verdot. Brilliant notes of cassis, tobacco leaf, damp earth, cedar herbs, and graphite all emerge from this concentrated, remarkably pure, elegant Bordeaux blend that has building tannins and a great finish. It tastes well above its price point. Pairs well: roast leg of lamb, ribeye steak, game and roast pork loin …$24.99

 

Tinto Pesquera Crianza Tempranillo, Ribera del Duero, Spain, 2018, Alc. 14.5%

Varietal: 100% Tempranillo, Tasting: Clean and brilliant with an attractive, elegant garnet hue. Pleasant fresh aromatics with red berry fruit notes, such as raspberries, coming through along with balsamic hints. The whole combines to offer a complex, serious wine. Sweetness and attractive fruit character on the entry to the palate, then balsamic and licorice notes followed by an elegant finish with touches of brioche coming through. Pairs well: beef, lamb, venison ….$34.99

 

 

Our Expanding Collection of Fine Wines In Half-Bottles …we offer a wide selection of fine wine in half-bottles representing most every category…bubbly to dessert to fortified Marsalas!…Perfect for two when one glass each will do

 

To Summarize: Savor’s Everyday Tech-Tastings is the North Shore’s Only Digital Wine Machine. Tasting and learning about new wines is a fun and informative experience!

Taste up to 20 wines with new selection regularly added and yes, your tasting is complimentary. Kathleen welcomes your questions for food pairings.

 

Welcome Your Donation in any amount (suggest $5) for Pathways for Children.

                                                                                 Thank You! …Kathleen

 

PLEASE NOTE: In Compliance with the City of Gloucester’s Board of Health COVID-19 Emergency Regulation, beginning January 10, 2022, masks covering the nose and face are required in all public spaces including retail businesses with a retail food service permit and public-facing staff providing on-site food services. This regulation includes all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, age 10-years and above. Your compliance ensures the health & well-being of our customers & our Savour team are maintained, thank you

 

            We are pleased to continue curbside pickup service

 

 

If No Formal Tasting, come In & try The  Wine Machine! 
 
 
Enjoy
 

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