Father’s Day Gifts!

Father’s Day is coming! On June 19th, 2016 get ready to make the day all about dad. Whether he’s a wine guy, a spirits drinker, beer lover, or a gourmet cook, Somm In The City has you covered for Father’s Day gifts.

Wines 

image002-26Guigal Côtes du Rhône 2014 Blanc: Made from 65% Viognier, 15% Roussanne, 10% Marsanne, 8% Clairette and 2% Bourboulenc, this wine is fresh, rich, and complex, with aromas of white flowers, apricot, and white peach. Serve this dry white with appetizers, grilled fish, or spicy Asian cuisine! $15.00

image005-5Guigal Crozes-Hermitage Rouge 2012: Aromas of strawberries, raspberries and spice are followed on the palate by darker, bolder fruit. This wine is a large and tannic one, but with plenty of freshness and refined structure from aging. $25.00

image003-17Guigal Côtes du Rhône Rouge 2012: This wine offers classic southern Rhone notes of peppery herbs, smoked earth, and chocolate. Medium plus-bodied with fine tannins and bright acidity, that pairs beautifully with a warm spring day. If dad likes to age his wine, it can age for at least another 5-7 years! $15.00

 

image002-272013 SAVED Red: Merlot based blend from legendary tattoo artist Scott Campbell and winemaker Clay Brock that’s the ultimate “mans, man” wine. Give dad the gift of a big red with a lot of power that will pair perfectly with his grilled steak, lamb, or barbecue favorites! ~ $20.00

 

Spirits

speyburn_arrantaSpeyburn Arranta Casks Single Malt Scotch Whisky: Recently named one of the Top 100 Spirits of the Year by Wine Enthusiast, this U.S. only limited release is unique for its exclusive use of first fill American Oak ex-bourbon casks. This single malt draws its rich color and full-bodied flavor from the quality and character of the wood. $40.00

speyburn_10Speyburn 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky: Speyburn 10 offers a classic Speyside experience with its medium-bodied, delicate and fruity character with that hint of peat Dad will love! $29.00

King Of Scots BottleKing of Scots Blended Scotch Whisky: This one is a premium blended scotch whisky to be enjoyed for all occasions. It’s nose opens with toffee and spices, continuing on to fresh citrus notes with lingering licorice characteristics. On the palate, ripe fruit, coffee, and vanilla come through followed by a spicy finish. King of Scots Blended Whisky is aged in oak casks for 3 years. As complex and full of character as it is rich in history, King of Scots Blended Scotch Whisky can be enjoyed neat, over ice, or in a cocktail. $29.99

image002-28The Gifted Horse Whiskey: Orphan Barrel recently added The Gifted Horse to the family as its first American whiskey. The Gifted Horse is a cask strength whiskey with unique flavors and aromas unlike any other Orphan Barrel whiskey. $50.00

image004-13I.W. Harper 15-Year-Old: This Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is bold and smooth with caramel, spice, and tobacco notes. Perfect to pair with a big Gurkha Heritage cigar. After nearly 20 years abroad, I.W. Harper has returned to the United States with this limited release inspired by the original I.W. Harper variants. $75.00

image006-10Blade and Bow 22-Year-Old: This Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is a limited release whiskey that pays homage to the artful passion and renowned craftsmanship of the legendary Stitzel-Weller Distillery. Only available in a number of states and winner of the coveted double gold medal from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, this whiskey is sure to receive dad’s approval! $150.00

Accessories

image002-29Riedel’s Veritas Beer Glass is the ideal glass for spring and summer sipping. This year get dad something a little lighter to enjoy his beer in. Whether hosting a backyard BBQ, an elegant dinner party, or looking for a unique gift, the Riedel Veritas Beer Glass fits all occasions. ($69/set of 2)

Vinturi Spirits Aerator: For the father that enjoys his spirits and his gadgets! This spirits aerator is great for bold cask strength spirits as well as ones he ages himself in barrel (if he has a tabletop oak barrel). $39.99

Coravin (173 of 296)Coravin Model 2 Elite: For the dad who enjoys collecting wine and tasting his verticals. Coravin came out with a Model 2 Elite that is faster than the previous model and also comes in colors like red, gold, and silver! Give dad the gift of color with Coravin! ~$350.00

Wines That Give Back

JHW ChardonnayThree winemakers, Jack Nicklaus, Ernie Els and Luke Donald, are doing something different and philanthropic for Father’s Day that will excite dads who love golf and wine!  Jack’s House Foundation, which supports the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and other charities; Els for Autism, Ernie’s foundation that has already done so much for children on the autism spectrum and their families; and The First Tee of Chicago, an organization that Luke supports that provides young people with life-skill lessons using golf as the platform. Give dad any one of these fine wines and know that your wine purchase gives back to those in need! ~$14.99 +

Jack’s House Chardonnay & Cabernet Sauvignon from California

Ernie Els Big Easy Red & White from South Africa

Luke Donald Chardonnay & Red from Napa Valley

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY! PLEASE PAIR RESPONSIBLY…

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

One Response to "Father’s Day Gifts!"

  1. Janessa Klein   June 11, 2016 at 9:10 pm

    Just bought an IW Harper and a Speyburn thanks to you!!!

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