Mother’s Day Vintage Specials

Is your mother a fan of vintage wines? Check out these items below for some great deals. Mother’s Day is right around the corner! Heck, they will even be good for your Father on Father’s Day 😉 All bottles can be purchased at Chili Liquor in Rochester, NY.

Massolino Barolo 2009 – $39.99/750ml Chili Liquor Sale Price

This highly rated Italian red wine received an outstanding 95 points from Wine Spectator, 91 points from James Suckling, 91 points from Tasting Panel, and 90 points from Wine & Spirits. This vintage was an exceptional one, and the 100% Nebbiolo grapes from Barolo, are well exemplified in this wine. A garnet shade defines the color of this wine, complimented by a range of scents from spice to flowers and fruit. Full-bodied and well balanced, Massolino winemakers attempted to create a perfect, classic-styled Barolo for an excellent value. This Barolo is fine to drink now or can be held through 2032. Listing average is $59.99, so this deal is unbeatable! Limited stock item.

Caparzo Brunello 2010 – $39.99/750ml Chili Liquor Sale Price

Another great Italian selection, this 100% Sangiovese wine from Montalcino takes Chianti to another level. Rated highly in the 2010 vintage, this wine is also listed at $59.99. James Suckling gave this Brunello a 95 point rating, while Wine Enthusiast and Wine Spectator rated it 93 points. Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate also rated this wine, giving it 92 points. James Suckling noted “So much dried-lemon and orange-peel character here. Wet leaf, wet earth, stone and lightly smoked meat. Full body, integrated tannins and a savory, tangy finish. Fleshy and yummy. Fabulous deal. Drink or hold on release.” Enjoy now at a low price, brought to you by Chili Liquor!

Moët Grand Reserve Rosé 2008 – $79.99/750ml Chili Liquor Sale Price

Moët & Chandon created this 2008 Grand Vintage Brut Rosé Champagne for special occasions. This champagne was rated 94 points by Vinous, 93 points by Wine Enthusiast, 93 points by James Suckling, 92 points by Robert Parker, and 90 points by Decanter — the average price for this bottle is $89.99/750ml! This easy drinking sparkling wine has a fruit-forward profile, with a touch of spicy red fruits and gentle creaminess. Cranberry and strawberry notes are noticed on the finish. Wine Spectator states “Hints of honey and toast enrich flavors of crushed black cherry, raspberry, singed orange peel, mineral and licorice snap in this bright, spiced rose. Shows lovely integration. Vibrant acidity drives the lingering, smoky finish. Drink now through 2028.” Beautiful packaging for a beautiful bottle!

Perrin Coudoulet de Beaucastel Cotes du Rhone 2011 – $39.99/750ml Chili Liquor Sale Price

This highly rated French wine is admired by Chardonnay drinkers worldwide, and those who love high-end French wines. Both Wine Enthusiast and Wine Spectator rated this wine 91 points on their rating scales. Wine Enthusiast noted “Full bodied yet still fresh and vibrant, this is a blend of 30% each Bourboulenc, Marsanne and Viognier, plus 10% Clairette. Hints of lemon curd impart a lovely texture, while the aromas and flavors lean toward pineapple, melon and citrus.” Listed at $49.99 per bottle, this vintage dated wine is perfectly paired with seafood as well as chicken dishes and lighter pork dishes.

Nieto Senetiner Don Nicanor Malbec Reserve 2013 – $19.99/750ml Chili Liquor Sale Price

Only have $20 left in your budget to spend for Mom? No problem! This Malbec from Nieto Senetiner may be the perfect gift. Wine Enthusiast rated this wine 92 points while James Suckling rated it 91 points. At first glance, a deep red hue presents itself. On the nose, aromas of ripe blackberry, cola, and smoke are present. Wine Enthusiast notes “Baked, spicy flavors of blackberry come with a lot of oak, while coffee and lightly herbal berry tones carry the finish.” This wine is intense with a well-defined profile. Decant this Malbec for around 45 minutes to an hour before drinking. Listed at $39.99 per bottle, this is an exceptional deal offered only for a limited time while supplies last.

Duckhorn Sauvignon Blanc 2016 – $24.99/750ml Chili Liquor Sale Price

So, your mother is not a fan of very dry red wines, yet still enjoys fruit forward wine? This white blend from Napa Valley may be a perfect fit. Rated 92 points by Wilfred Wong, this wine is blended with 84% Sauvignon Blanc and 16% Semillon, which is a French varietal. Delightful citrus and pineapple notes graze the nose and the palate, while its rich and silky texture meets with crisp acidity to balance out the finish. Aged in both stainless steel and French oak, the blending of these two grape varietals allows for perfect pairing with fresh seafood including raw oysters. Listed at $29.99, Chili Liquor offers a discounted price for this exceptional wine.

Achaval Ferrer Malbec Finca Bella Vista 2011 – $74.99/750ml Chili Liquor Sale Price

If Malbec is your mother’s favorite grape varietal then you are in good luck with this bottle. Highly rated by many world-renowned wine reviewers, this wine is perfect to drink now or hold through 2024. Rated 98 points by James Suckling, 95 points by Wine Spectator, 95 points by Robert Parker, and 95 points by Wilfred Wong, Achaval Ferrer Finca Bella Vista Malbec 2011 clearly displays excellence. Incense, violets, black cherry, and blackberry are all noticed on the nose. On the palate, the incredible depth of fruit creates for a full-bodied wine with an amazing mouthfeel. The vibrant and juicy fruit makes for a very enjoyable wine. Experts state to decant this wine for at least an hour before consuming. This Malbec is listed at 124.99!

Snowden Cabernet Sauvignon 2001 $59.99/750ml Chili Liquor Sale Price

Vintage Cabernet Sauvignon is perhaps one of the most delectable treats that California has to offer. Rated 91 points by Wine Enthusiast, this Napa Valley Cabernet has aromas of blackberry, tar, licorice, spice, and earth tones. On the palate, complex layers of dark fruit, cinnamon, anise, cardamom, and herbs. The finish is long with firm tannins. This wine is best paired with beef and game. Snowden Cabernet Sauvignon is a small production wine, bold and structured, and is on sale at Chili Liquor for only $59.99/750ml.

Les Douves De La Tour Carnet Haut-Medoc 2000 – $29.99/750ml Chili Liquor Sale Price

This French Bordeaux from Medoc is a vintage classic that is broken down by 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Petit Verdot. The winemaker states “The dense purple-color boasts a sweet nose of graphite intermixed with cassis, licorice, and toasty espresso notes. A bright and balanced wine that, when left to sit in the glass, presents elegant floral notes. Ripe and medium- to full-bodied, it is the finest Les Douves de La Tour Carnet produced in many decades.” This wine pairs well with hearty, flavorful and fatty meat dishes. Steak, beef brisket, pot roast, braised lamb, or smoked duck would also make for an ideal pairing. Listed at $49.99, this wine is now on sale for $29.99 only at Chili Liquor!

Whatever your mom’s style, there is a vintage wine out there for her! Check out these discounted wines at Chili Liquor while supplies last.

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