In comes summer in Calgary, hot as ever. The J Webb Staff have picked some of their favorite summer time wines to keep you cool. Check out the Summer Edition Newsletter for more staff picks, available at all three J Webb locations!
Act fast to get your hands on these wines, because everyone else is and you might miss out if you leave it too late! They are that delicious, I promise. St Prefert Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc – $69.95 St Prefert CDP Auguste – $74.95 St Prefert CDP Giraud – $124.95 St Prefert Cotes du Rhone – $29.95 St Prefert Clairette Magnum – $224.95
July 12th 2017 Listen to the review
July 5th – 2107 Listen to the review
Savino’s pulling out some killer wines, the only catch is you don’t get to see the labels, not till the end anyways. What will be your favourite when you have nothing to go by except your nose? 7-9pm at Glenmore Landing. $59. Call or come in to purchase your tickets!
Take a journey with Savino Bruno through the heart of his Italian homeland with stops in Chianti, Montalcino and more. 7-9pm at Glenmore Landing. $59. Call or come in to purchase your tickets!
Inside this edition:JWebbSummer2017 Kevin’s 12 Under $20 Case / Staff favourites / New Releases from Jeff Carrel / How Does Travel Change a Wine Store? / Recipe / Singles Scene / Beer Me / Upcoming Tastings / The Armenier sisters of Domaine de Marcoux
June 28th, 2017 Listen to the review:
The young Paul-Henri Thillardon is a masterful winemaker. He started with only two or three hectares of family vines and by 2011 had accumulated almost six hectares with an average vine age of 40 years. This is the crown jewel with a production of only 500 cases from a biodynamically farmed hundred-year-old vineyard. Wonderfully elegant, more like a Volnay than a Beaujolais.
Michel Ogier is a relative newcomer to the top ranks of the wine-making world: up until 1980 he sold his entire crop, on the vine, to Chapoutier and Guigal. Since then, he has invested an enormous amount of time and capital in his well-situated 2½ hectare vineyard and now, handed over to his ambitious and likeable son, Stèphane. The wines themselves are not the huge, structured beasts typical of some other Côte Rôtie producers. They tend more towards a silky elegance with soft, subtle tannins. However, […]