Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Try a very rare mezcal made from wild agave. Flowers, minerals, and smoke are all present, and the finish is haunting. Don’t miss this one!
Koch El Mezcal Wild Agave – (750)
Thursday Aug 22, 2013 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Bright and Delicious
A trio of California whites to brighten up your Thursday. Taste them all with us, and be sure to come back on Tuesday, August 27th for our huge sale on California Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc!
Sawbuck Chardonnay – 2010 (750)
White, USA, California, Mendocino
Saintsbury Chardonnay, Carneros – 2010 (375)
White, USA, California
Quivira Sauvignon Blanc – 2011 (750)
White, USA, California
Friday, Aug 23, 2013 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Refreshing White Blends
A fun blend of Rhône grapes grown in California, and a vibrant, well-mineraled Austrian white. Nice way to kick off the weekend, eh?
Skinner, “Seven Generations” White Rhone Blend – 2008 (750)
White, USA, California, El Dorado
“Vorgeschmack” Martin Arndorfer – 2011 (750)
White, Austria, Kamptal
A fresh, unoaked Chardonnay and a ripe, toasty oaked version: this is proof that there’s a California Chardonnay for every palate. Try them both at Astor this Friday, and come back for the Cali Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc sale on August 27th!
Hoopla Chardonnay – 2012 (750)
White, USA, California, Napa
Peirano Estate Chardonnay – 2012 (750)
White, USA, California, Lodi
Only at Astor: Try This Elegant Añejo
Another free tasting, another incredibly rare spirit: in fact, it’s so rare that you won’t find it anywhere but Astor! Aged in XO Cognac casks, this exquisite tequila has rich aromas of caramelized fruit; the palate is well balanced and the finish is long. This is gorgeous.
Casa Noble Astor Exclusive Añejo Tequila – (750)
Saturday Aug 24, 2013
Meet the Expert : Stuhlmuller Vineyards 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Stuhlmuller Vineyards Estate Chardonnay – 2011 (750)
White, USA, California, Sonoma, Alexander Valley
Stuhlmuller Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon – 2009 (750)
Red, USA, California, Sonoma, Alexander Valley
Italian Grapes in California!?
Locally crafted this gin is unique in it’s use of fresh orange peels rather than dried. Lavender, citrus, and other botanicals combine beautifully in this delightful gin.
Brooklyn Gin – (750)
USA, New York