This wheated bourbon from the folks at Heaven Hill Distillery claims one of those semi-mythical origins that seem to abound in the whiskey world. A young John Fitzgerald, the treasury agent of famous distiller Julian “Pappy” Van Winkle’s, used his keys to pilfer select barrels from the storehouse. Thus, all Fitzgerald whiskey include a stylized key or lock on the label. Myth or not the whiskey itself is quite real and quite good, with soft oak tannins bolstering a palate of leather, pepper, and tobacco in this beautiful little pour.
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Known for his extremely long-aged tequilas, Enrique Fonseca’s Fuenteseca Cosecha offers a twist on his usual style. 2013 vintage, single field harvested agave is distilled into easily the most elegant silver tequila we have ever had. The rich, creamy palate offers candied papaya, baking spice, and sweet citrus.
Once an esoteric choice in spirits, mezcal is currently enjoying a sudden and powerful popularity stateside. Ilegal Mezcal is true to style: 100% espadin agave, slowly and lightly roasted, and bottled by hand. The unaged Joven has deep agave aromas with hints of green apple, citrus and white pepper. The four month old Reposado offers a velvety palate of caramelized pear and bitter orange with notes of clove, toffee, and subtle vanilla.
Gone far too long from our market, we once again have access to the specialty bottlings from the good people at Signatory. We currently have three stellar examples of their portfolio. From their 86 Proof Collection, we have the Caol Ila 2007, an eight year old expression with a beautiful smoky sweetness and hints of chocolate and cinnamon. The Dufftown 1997, from their Un-Chillfiltered Collection, delivers a ripe nose of classic Speyside notes: light and fruity pears and chestnuts with a subtle biscuity undertone. Lastly, from the Cask Strength Collection, the Ben Nevis 1991 is a robust 23 year old... View Article
We’ve just added a wonderful Italian Sauvignon Blanc, a pair of refreshing German rosé wines made from pinot noir grapes, and a classic Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina. You just won’t find a range and depth of wonderful new wines like these anywhere but Susan’s Fine Wine and Spirits.
This marvelous summer thirst-quencher comes in new liter bottles. It’s a blend of three Italian red grapes grown in California’s Yolo County. This zingy, racy and vibrant summer red is perfect for summer getaways and is budge priced at $21.99.
This Cherry Tart pinot is from renowned winemaker Jason Woodbridge. It is made from 100 California Pinot Noir sourced from Monterey County, Sonoma County and Santa Barbara County. This delicious gem is modestly priced at $18.99.
Just in time for the hottest days of summer, we’re stacking an exquisite range of rosé from Spain, all at prices worth cheering about!
We got a special deal on a delightful Champagne from the house of Aubrey. This 2008 Aubrey de Humbert is from the respected 1er Cru vineyards in the Montagne de Reims appellation. This one-time purchase is priced at $52.99.
We’ve brought in two new sparkling wines from France—Antech Blanc from Limoux and Rivarose from Provence. Both are light on the palate as well as the budget, priced at $16.99. Delightful French sparking wines for under $20! Yes!
The Contrade Malvasia/Chardonnay and Negroamaro come from the Puglia region in southeastern Italy. You won’t find them anywhere else at any price, but we’ve stacked them at the smart-buy price of $9.99.
This delightful summer wine comes from the Nahe region of Germany. It’s fresh, lively, and ideal for those hot summer days. Get it at Susan’s for only $14.99.
This single-estate wine from Chile’s Colchagua Valley earned a prestigious 90 points from the Wine Spectator. We’ve priced it at a bargain $16.99.
We have an extensive selection of delightful rosé wines. Some of these wines are difficult to get and we had to order them directly from the winery, usually abroad, many months ago. So, when many of our best rosé wines are sold out, that’s it until next year. Enjoy these flavorful-yet-delicate and refreshing wines at your summer events and especially after a day in the sun when you’re back at home on your patio, relaxing in our cool evening breeze.