updated 6-26-17
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LKFA-3065. ST. JULIAN SHOLOM MICHIGAN CONCORD
Light-medium color./ Good varietal character. Dry, with concord spiciness./ Lightly sweet and spicy. Genuine. 90/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 6.99 each

LKFA-3066. CARMEL KING DAVID SACRAMENTAL SWEET NEW YORK RED
How Many bottles/singles: 8.99 each

LKFA-3067. ITALIA BIANCO FRIZZANTE JOYVIN, RASHI VINEYARDS
Mevushal. Good and crisp. Good acid. Clear and pleasing muscat aroma, more floral than stone-fruity./ Fizzy, with sweet fruit. Nice and elegant, racy. Fabulously well crafted. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 8.99 each

LKFA-3068. 14 GALIL MOUNTAIN UPPER GALILEE CABERNET SAUVIGNON
2013: 15%. Ripe and powerful, pushing roti. From grape ripeness, not pasteurization./ Very large, strong, ripe, sweet. Light gaminess. What it is. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each

LKFA-3069. 10 GALIL MOUNTAIN MERON UPPER GALILEE RED
Wine Enthusiast 91: ‘Deep garnet in color, this wine has a fruity nose of blueberry and cranberry. It is well rounded in the mouth, with flavors of black cherry, aniseed, violet, orange zest and rose petal. Rich tannins linger on the palate through a finish that offers a nice burst of pomegranate flavor.’
How Many bottles/singles: 27.99 each

LKFA-3070. 13 GILGAL GALILEE CABERNET SAUVIGNON - MERLOT
2012: Wine Enthusiast 91 - BEST BUY: ‘Dark ruby to the eye, this wine offers a nose of raspberry, talc and violet. There is a nice mix of baking spice and fruit flavors, dominated by blackberry, black cherry, clove and anise with touches of black pepper. The finish is reminiscent of cherry pie, with mingling flavors of cherry, spice and vanilla.’
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each

LKFA-3071. 14 GOLAN HEIGHTS MOUNT HERMON GALILEE RED
2013: Wine Enthusiast 90 - BEST BUY: ‘Fragrances of cherry, vanilla custard and black licorice prepare the tastebuds for flavors of cherry conserves, cassis, anise, smoke, flint and jalapeño. While this wine may be a little too smoky and spicy for some palates, fruit flavors hold their own; overall, it is well balanced. Strong tannins persist into the jalapeño-laced finish. with dark fruits lingering on the post-palate.’
How Many bottles/singles: 15.99 each

LKFA-3072. 13 GOLAN HEIGHTS YARDEN GALILEE CABERNET SAUVIGNON
2012: Wine & Spirits 91: ‘This smells of sweet berries and tobacco, a heady mixture that’s immediately inviting. It tastes of them, too, with bitter chocolate and walnut notes that keep the wine savory and firm. It feels compact and powerful, in want of another year or two in the cellar to relax, or a swirl in a decanter before serving with beef braise.’
How Many bottles/singles: 31.99 each

LKFA-3073. 15 RECANATI UPPER GALILEE CABERNET SAUVIGNON
Wine Enthusiast 92 - EDITORS’ CHOICE: ‘Red-violet in the glass, this wine has a nose of black cherry, cocoa and freshly ground coffee. It is soft on entry, but velvety tannins and flavors of blackberry, vanilla, espresso bean and a soft hint of cocoa powder render it a more sophisticated quaff than first sip would suggest.’
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each

LKFA-3074. 14 SEGAL’S FUSION GALILEE HEIGHTS RED
60% merlot, 20% each cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon. Fruity, with a fine balance between sweetness and power. A really pleasing, harmonious nose./ Yes, suave, juicy, well assembled. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each

FRUIT

LKFA-3076. MAWBY BRIGHT SPARKLING MICHIGAN CIDER
Larry Mawby and his father had apple orchards long before Larry began growing grapes. Larry kept a personal orchard with a variety of heirloom apples too. So it’s no surprise that his first sparkling cider is one of the most exciting to come my way. Full 4-5 atmosphere pressure. 7%. Beautiful. Has finesse. Freshness. Class act. Clear, bright. All./ Yes, all clear fruit delights. Wonderfully flavorful pie apple taste. Perfect balance. Wow, exemplary. 93/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each

LKFA-3077. BEE WELL MEADERY KING’S ORCHARD MICHIGAN CIDER half liter
The meadery’s in Bellaire, the orchard in nearby Central Lake. What I’m looking for in a northern cider. Clear, fresh, autumn orchard aroma and flavor. No frills and fancy stuff. Straight on cider pie-apple character. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 7.99 each

LKFA-3078. BLACK STAR FARMS MICHIGAN APPLE CIDER
Wall Street Journal - Best American Hard Cider: ‘Clean, focused, fresh apple taste with a long, lingering finish. Without aping champagne, this cider succeeds as a delightful alternative.’
How Many bottles/singles: 10.99 each

LKFA-3079. JOURNEYMAN OCG OLD COUNTRY GOODNESS APPLE CIDER LIQUEUR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
10%. Cider, juice, white whiskey. Works. Cinnamon, spice, apple, grappa. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 18.99 each (20% off this price)

LKFA-3080. LA FACE CACHEE NEIGE PREMIERE QUEBEC APPLE ICE WINE half bottle
11%; 18 RS. Rich, deep cider apple and cooked apple concentration. Intensely aromatic. Both crisp and sweet, as ice wine ought to be./ Very sweet and fabulous. Great acid foil. Even some grip. Altogether what it’s intended to be. 96+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 29.99 each

LKFA-3081. POMME DE COEUR QUEBEC CIDRE LIQUOREUX half bottle
6.9%. Sweet cider smell./ And taste. Good and sweet. Acid coated. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 10.99 each

LKFA-3082. LE BRUN CIDRE DE BRETAGNE BRUT
5.5%. Full color./ Classic Bretagne pie apples aroma./ And taste. Classic. Soft brut. Really appley. Hint of cinnamon. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 8.99 each

LKFA-3083. 15 ETIENNE DUPONT CIDRE BOUCHE FERMIER BRUT DE NORMANDIE
Very good. A lovely tart-apple aroma. Dry and balanced. Tells the tale. Ideal. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each

LKFA-3084. 14 ETIENNE DUPONT ORGANIC CIDRE BOUCHE FERMIER BRUT DE NORMANDIE
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each

LKFA-3085. FAMILLE L. DUPONT POMMEAU DE NORMANDIE
Calvados & unfermented cider-apple juice. Light old gold./ Fine display of both cider and spirit qualities. Good strength, dryness, penetration./ Yes, Normandy cider and fine calvados impressions. The spirit shows the woodiness of well aged brandy. A first class example. 94/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 26.99 each

LKFA-3086. CHATEAU DE HAUTEVILLE SIDRE TENDRE
Intensely aromatic, with a complex of tart apple, honeyed apple, and baked apple aromas and flavors. Fine, persistent mousse. Off dry, and suitable for aperitif service or luncheon and picnic fare.
How Many bottles/singles: 15.99 each

LKFA-3087. 14 CHATEAU DE HAUTEVILLE SYDRE ARGELETTE
Bordelet uses by-gone spellings of ‘cidre’ (cider) to emphasize his orchard’s antique apple varieties, 19 of which make up this, his top cider. A complex of cooked apple, apricot, lemon, and baking spices, it’s fully dry and even slightly tannic at the close. Like champagne, there are doughy as well as fruity notes and, in addition, a sense of ‘terroir’, an expression of the schist subsoil tapped by roots of trees over 100 years old. Boasting the finest of mousses, this is an age-worthy cider.
How Many bottles/singles: 22.99 each

LKFA-3088. 14 CHATEAU DE HAUTEVILLE POIRE AUTHENTIQUE
Intense nose of crisp and elegant pear aromas that carry over to the palate, ending in a long, dry finish. It’s pure (100% pear) and fresh, featuring the creamiest of mousses. Wow; breathless!
How Many bottles/singles: 18.99 each

LKFA-3089. 13 CHATEAU DE HAUTEVILLE POIRE GRANIT
From the sparse yields of 300-year-old pear trees, this is incredibly complex and concentrated, featuring aromas and flavors of not only pear (100% varietal) but also quince, pineapple, herbs, mint, and caramel. And, again, that mineral note of schistous origin. Suitable for aging.
How Many bottles/singles: 28.99 each

LKFA-3090. 45 NORTH MICHIGAN PEACH CREMANT
80% 45 North White, 20% Leelanau Peninsula peach juice. Very nice, not overstated. Not a fruit wine. A fruit enhanced wine. More fizz than previous renditions. Up around three atmospheres’ pressure. Nice and fizzy but still in standard bottle under screwcap./ Attractive, creamy peach taste. Sweetness suppressed by acid, so well balanced. Total pleasure. Gotta have this. 92/100. The winery’s best seller, most of it goes out the tasting room door.
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each

LKFA-3091. TOMASELLO POMEGRANATE half liter
In New Jersey but sources fruit throughout the country, and, in this case, the world. Winemaker says pomegranates can be sourced from southern California–but they use all theirs–or Iran–bad relations–or Turkey. His come from Turkey. Very nice job. None of the watered down character of many others I’ve tasted. Rich taste. Good acidity. This is the one to buy. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each

LKFA-3092. TREE OF LIFE ARMENIA POMEGRANATE
True fruit qualities, very purple and deep. Nice dusty surface./ Flavors confirm pomegranate. And the natural tartness is there too. 90/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each

LKFA-3093. MACKINAW TRAIL MICHIGAN CRANBERRY
Michigan Wine Competition - GOLD MEDAL. True-to-fruit aroma./ Cranberry tartness nicely balanced by 8.5% rs. The best cranberry wine on the market, I’d surmise. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each

LKFA-3094. FU-KI JAPANESE PLUM
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each

LKFA-3095. GEKKEIKAN KOBAI CALIFORNIA PLUM
How Many bottles/singles: 8.99 each

LKFA-3096. TAKARA PREMIUM CALIFORNIA PLUM
How Many bottles/singles: 10.99 each

LKFA-3097. TAKARA KINSEN CALIFORNIA PLUM
How Many bottles/singles: 8.99 each

LKFA-3098. BEL LAGO MICHIGAN CHERRY
Michigan Wine Competition - GOLD MEDAL. From danube, balaton, and montmorency. A beauty! Pure and crisp as crunchy fresh cherries./ Added aromatic dimensions of a multi-variety cuvee. Consistently fine. Upholds its reputation. 93/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 15.99 each

LKFA-3099. CHATEAU FONTAINE MICHIGAN CHERRY
Deep and complex, revealing multiple cherry varieties: montmorency, balaton, perhaps morello too./ Lots of cherry perfumes. Complex, vital, relatively dry, and moderate in alcohol. Bravo. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 8.99 each

LKFA-3100. CHATEAU FONTAINE MICHIGAN CHERRYSHINE half bottle
18%; fortified with Fontaine’s cherry eau-de-vie. Power, cherry, spirit, kirsch. Balanced and sweet on the nose./ Yes, sweetness and strength in balance on the palate too. Full cherry flavor. While working in tandem, spirit and wine each make a distinct and lovely statement. 95/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each

LKFA-3101. CHERRY KIJAFA
Est. 1841. Morello cherry aroma./ Full cherry flavor concentration. Full sweetness balanced by quality fortifying spirit. Adheres to its longtime high standards. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each

LKFA-3102. CREME DE CASSIS DE BOURGOGNE, DOMAINE DU VISSOUX half bottle
20% alcohol. Producer at Saint Verand. Intense and syrupy. Black currant, basil, laurel. Essence of black currant, cool and racy, almost minty, as it should be./ Rich, spiritous, penetrating, and very expressive of black currant essence, while offering some intriguing monastic liqueur herb and spice extras. Coats the tongue, fills the mouth. Bring on the aligote! 95/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 18.99 each

LKFA-3103. CREME DE PECHE DE VIGNE AU GINGEMBRE, DOMAINE DU VISSOUX half bottle
True to form. Sting of ginger and real peach essence. From a form of peach that grows on a vine rather than a tree./ Yeah, sweet peaches and cream laced with ginger nippiness. 98/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 28.99 each

LKFA-3104. TOMASELLO BLUEBERRY half liter
I think the berries came from Maine. Real blueberry aroma without the added sweetness. One of the purest blueberry wines I’ve tasted. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each

LKFA-3105. TOMASELLO BLACKBERRY half liter
Real fruit quality and expression. Quite dry. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 8.99 each

LKFA-3106. MACKINAW TRAIL BLACKBERRY
Silver Medal - Michigan Wine Competition. Spicy, peppery, briary berries and seeds. Sweet and good./Yeah, full blackberry flavor. Full bodied. Really delivers. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each

LKFA-3107. LEELANAU WINE CELLARS RASPBERRY PORT half bottle
Raspberry, seed. The spirit is a little raw and aggressive on the nose./ Lovely raspberry and seed concentration. The spirit is more agreeable on the palate, showing a barrel aged mellowness. 93/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each

LKFA-3108. TOMASELLO RED RASPBERRY half liter
I think this comes from Oregon fruit. Yes! Intense and spicy, with the seeds too. 93/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each

LKFA-3109. CREME DE FRAMBOISE, DOMAINE LUCIEN JACOB half bottle
Essential. Pure, sweet concentration and freshness. Total raspberry and seeds./ Fully sweet. Sweetness coats the acidity and even some of the flavor expression. Chilling might diminish its dominance. Great on ice cream, as a cassis sub in ‘Kir’, and for other applications calling for something really intense and syrupy. 95/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each

LKFA-3110. MACKINAW TRAIL STRAWBERRY RHUBARB
With natural rhubarb flavoring. Fresh strawberry nose, crisp, cool, and white fleshed./ Great strawberry taste. Light sweetness. Soft acid. Strawberry leads the way. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each

LKFA-3111. EARL STEVENS CALIFORNIA MANGOSCATO
AKA E-40. Essential complex of each ingredient. Kudos to the winemaker. Incredible. The whole is greater than the sum of the parts./ Power, cut, sweetness. Almost too much to assimilate. Labrusca-like fruit intensity. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 18.99 each

LKFA-3112. MOSCAMANGO MOSCATO
Terrific product. Very clear mango recalls NZ sauvignon blanc./ Just the right sweetness, acid. Almondy moscato. Terrific. 94/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each

LKFA-3113. MOSCAPESCA MOSCATO
Another excellent product second only to the mango. Definitely peach pulp. People looking for a bellini will get what they want here. 93/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each

LKFA-3114. EPPA SUPRAFRUTA CALIFORNIA SANGRIA
Organic. 8.5%. Pomegranate, blueberry, acai, blood orange and other citrus. Wild and enticing. Nothing else like it. Citrus lift, fruit plumpness, cool pomegranate and acai ventilating qualities./ The full range of fruit component flavors. Just the right level of sweetness. Thoroughly delightful! 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each

LKFA-3115. YELLOW TAIL AUSTRALIA SANGRIA
Pleasing orange juice and peel aromas with red wine support./ Yes, citrus and sweet red fruit. Some warm spices. Well done. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 6.99 each

LKFA-3116. SHANIA SANGRIA LOTE 5/16, JUAN GIL
7%. From Spain. Class red fruit and citrus./ Sweet and citrus and all. The citrus is not excessive as in some sangrias. 92/100
How Many bottles/singles: 8.99 each

LKFA-3117. DE LA COSTA CALIFORNIA SANGRIA liter
Handy swing-top liter bottles. Abundant and attractive red fruit. Not citrus dominant like many./ Good sweet red grape and citrus characters. Ready to serve. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each

LKFA-3118. DE LA COSTA CALIFORNIA WHITE SANGRIA liter
Good, sweet citrus and white grapes./ Sweet orange and blossom. At 11%, these have real presence compared to lower-alcohol renderings. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each

LKFA-3119. BEE WELL MEADERY ANTRIM APPLE PIE MICHIGAN MEAD half liter
At Bellaire. Good pie apple tartness. Senses of crust butteriness, vanilla, and sweet spices. Underlying honey. Well crafted. 90/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 7.99 each

LKFA-3120. CHAUCER’S CALIFORNIA MEAD with mulling spices
Wine Enthusiast 92; Tastings 92 - BEST BUY: ‘Pale golden yellow color. Aromas of vanilla honey ice cream, sweet grass, and pressed flowers with a supple fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a rich, creamy peach, honeycomb, and spice accented finish. Excellent complexity, vibrancy and structure.’
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each

LKFA-3121. BUNRATTY IRISH MEADE
How Many bottles/singles: 18.99 each

LKFA-3122. APIS JADWIGA POETORAK half liter
Honey wine with raspberry and spices. Crock bottle.
How Many bottles/singles: 34.99 each

LKFA-3123. APIMED ORIGINAL SLOVENSKA MEAD
Linden, forest, and raspberry honey. Clear and cool and briary. Cedar note./ Polleny, dusty, with linden lime note and a woodiness. Sweet and tawny. Like tawny port. Balanced, flavorful, long. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each

LKFA-3124. STONE’S ORIGINAL GINGER WINE
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each

LKFA-3125. GERSTACKER NURNBERGER MARKT GLUHWEIN liter
How Many bottles/singles: 7.99 each

LKFA-3126. RUDESHEIMER WEINKELLEREI WINTER SECCO
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each

LKFA-3127. ROUND BARN DIVINE BLACK WALNUT CREME
How Many bottles/singles: 23.99 each

APERITIF

LKFA-3129. BONAL GENTIANE-QUINA DES MONTAGNES DE LA GRANDE CHARTREUSE
Mistelle (barely fermented wine fortified with brandy) infused with quinine, gentian, and herbs of the Grande Chartreuse mountains. Sweet, fresh, unique. Sercial madeira like aspect./ A sweet foundation cut with quinine bitterness. Monastic herbal flavors. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each

LKFA-3130. GIOVANNI BOSCA CARDAMARO VIN AMARO
At Canelli. Cardoon, the artichoke thistle. Sweet cardamom aroma, or is it my word-association imagination?!/ Both sweet and bitter. Chocolate caramel taste. Unique. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each

LKFA-3131. VIOLET FRERES BYRRH GRAND QUINQUINA
The original recipe made at Thuir in Pyrenees Orientales since 1873. Amazing combination of sweetness and tonic. Very intense, well balanced, lovely./ Right balance of sweetness and astringency. Good power at 18%. All elements in harmony. 96/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each

LKFA-3132. TRENTO ERBE ALPINE APERITIVO AMERICANO ROSSO, CAPPELLETTI
Light red orange. Looks like Aperol./ Fine bitter, tonic, rooty, sandalwood nose. Sweet too./ Brown spices. Complex of spice, root, herb. Sweet. 17%. 93/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each

LKFA-3133. ALTO ADIGE VINO AMARO ELISER NOVA SALUS, CAPPELLETTI
16%. Big blast of Chartreuse and black and brown herbs. Sweet./ Very bitter, concentrated. Really like Chartreuse elixir. Must mix. 95/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 22.99 each

LKFA-3134. APERITIVO COCCHI AMERICANO BIANCO
At Asti. Citrus, gentian, cinchona. Can smell all three, for sure./ Quinine bitterness and quite a bit of sweetness. Intriguing mixer. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each

LKFA-3135. APERITIVO COCCHI AMERICANO ROSA
Brachetto base./ Soft and replete with baking spices like nutmeg, mace. Quinine too./ Rose and nutmeg. Powderpuff. Bitters., sweetness, quinine, all. 95/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each

LKFA-3136. COCCHI BAROLO CHINATO half liter
A very old recipe and concept harkening back to the era when Barolo was a sweet wine. Quinine, wormwood, rhubarb root, cardamom, and a host of other botanicals and spices. This works./ Prominent warm spices , cardamom and cinnamon especially. Orange peel, clove, dried fruits. Well, it’s quite a treat having this classic available once again. 97/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 44.99 each

LKFA-3137. DUBONNET ROUGE
Very strong and pungent. Youthful color and mature red wine nose. Some sweetness, roti./ Attractive, mature red wine basis. Good and sweet for mixing. 90/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each

LKFA-3138. PINEAU DES CHARENTES 5 YEAR OLD, CHATEAU BEAULON
Of semillon and sauvignon blanc. 18%. Fine, fine cognac soars. Plus the sweet juice base./ Wonderful balance of fine spirit and fine fruit, plus wood and barrel time enhancements. Which don’t diminish the fruit freshness. 98/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 27.99 each

LKFA-3139. PINEAU DES CHARENTES, BERNARD BOUTINET
Lush white fruit paste. Rich, sweet white fruit with good spirit age./ Yes, good eau de vie fortifying this sweet, youthful mistelle basis. Well balanced. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 22.99 each

LKFA-3140. PINEAU DES CHARENTES, CHATEAU D’ORIGNAC
Rich and heady, with luxuriant aromas of toasted nuts, buckwheat honey, caramel, and fine old Cognac./ Softly sweet, balanced by spirit, altogether enticing. 93/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 28.99 each

LKFA-3141. PINEAU DES CHARENTES JEP 4 YEAR OLD, PAUL-MARIE
17%. Plenty sweet and fruity, grapey basis. The cognac makes its statement too. Flowers, peach, almond, spirit, wood. Classic./ Palate leaves nothing out. Fine fruit range. And cognac impact. 94/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 44.99 each

LKFA-3142. PINEAU DES CHARENTES RASTIGNAC, CHATEAU DE PLAISSONS
Sweet, honied, grainy. The real deal./ Yeah, carries through. Fruity VS cognac base and plenty of sweet grape juice. Good product. 93/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 23.99 each

LKFA-3143. PINEAU DES CHARENTES CHATEAU AMBLEVILLE, RAYMOND RAGNAUD
Sweet and grapey, with cognac lacings./ Classic taste. Fine effort. Shows quality base spirit. 94/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 27.99 each

LKFA-3144. PINEAU DES CHARENTES, LE REVISEUR
How Many bottles/singles: 28.99 each

LKFA-3145. PINEAU DES CHARENTES FRANCOIS 1ER, GASTON RIVIERE
How Many bottles/singles: 29.99 each

LKFA-3146. JURA MACVIN, JEAN BOURDY
16.5%. Fabulous, unique, and rangy aromatics. From red grapes, including poulsard. 1 year in barrel. Cedar airs./ Unique, aromatic, woody. Fabulous. 97/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 36.99 each

LKFA-3147. LILLET ROUGE APERITIF DE FRANCE
Est. 1872 at Podensac, Graves. Oh, boy. The fresh red fruits: cherry, currant. I was expecting this to be tawnier. Not a bit. Plus the tonic aperitif aspect./ Yes, sweet and vital, with tonic cut. Fresh red fruit indeed. I’m surprised and pleased. The whole Lillet range is impressive. 93/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each

LKFA-3148. LILLET ROSE APERITIF DE FRANCE
New from Lillet, the Bordeaux aperitif maker that since 1887 has been famous for its white and red versions. Not only is the color rose, but also the aroma. In addition to its classic, complex range of botanical aromatics, there’s a definite perfume of rose petals./ Sweet on entry. Then the bitter and tonic cut in to supply balance and refreshment. A first class line extension. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each

LKFA-3149. LILLET BLANC APERITIF DE FRANCE
Wine Enthusiast 90-95 - SUPERB: ‘The rounded bouquet features tropical fruit notes of banana and guava, smells of ripe grapes and kiwi and a subtle spiciness. The palate entry is luscious, gently fruity and keenly acidic; midpalate flavors include kiwi, white grapes and raisins. Finish is ripe, delicately spiced, and delicious. An old favorite.’
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each

LKFA-3150. GALLO DRY VERMOUTH
Grand Gold Cup - Trophy of Honor - Rome Fair 1962. Unusual vermouth nose features menthol at first, followed by green herbs, botanicals, apple and peel./ Good vermouth botanicals on the palate. Racy, texture, grip. Lots of personality. 90/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 7.99 each

LKFA-3151. MATTHIASSON NO. 2 NAPA VALLEY SWEET VERMOUTH half bottle
From an old stand of organically grown flora in Yount Mill Vineyard. 40% of the grapes were raisined. Infused with blood orange, sour cherry, coriander, cardom, chinchona bark, wormwood, and blessed thistle. Sweet and spicy melange./ Sweet and flavorful. Mild astringent foil. Unique. This works. 96/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 31.99 each

LKFA-3152. QUADY VYA EXTRA DRY VERMOUTH
Wine Enthusiast 90: ‘A ripe tropical fruit nose that hints at banana. The tropical fruit is echoed on the palate, fading into subtle, earthy sage.’
How Many bottles/singles: 22.99 each

LKFA-3153. QUADY VYA SWEET VERMOUTH
Wine Enthusiast 90-95: ‘Pretty mahogany color. First nosings pick up exotic herbal aromas that are delicately sweet and botanical; later passes reveal deeper, more complex scents of autumn woods, mulled wine and holiday spices. In the mouth, it’s sweet, sour and spicy at entry; by midpalate the range of flavors runs from nutmeg to quinine to muscat grapes to orange rind. Aftertaste is long. The finest sweet vermouth available.’
How Many bottles/singles: 22.99 each

LKFA-3154. DOLIN DRY VERMOUTH DE CHAMBERY
Delicate, herbal, grassy./ Very pretty floral aspects. Fabulous lift. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each

LKFA-3155. DOLIN BLANC VERMOUTH DE CHAMBERY
Sweet smelling, with cool botanicals. An unguent; a balm./ Yeah, sweetness cut by fine tonic astringency. Good example of a sweet white vermouth. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each

LKFA-3156. DOLIN ROUGE VERMOUTH DE CHAMBERY
Delicate, with quinine overtones./ Full of thyme flavor. Neat. Lightly sweet. Fabulous again. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each

LKFA-3157. BOISSIERE EXTRA DRY VERMOUTH liter
Wine Enthusiast 94 - BEST BUY: ‘The producer jokingly calls it ‘Bone White Boissiere,’ but it's indeed bracingly dry, with mouthwatering acidity. The aroma has a faint earthiness but no sweetness to it, while the palate adds mild pear and elderflower, finishing with just a squeak of citrus. Sip with a curl of lemon peel, or substitute it for dry Sherry in food pairings or cocktails.’
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each

LKFA-3158. BOISSIERE SWEET VERMOUTH liter
Wine Enthusiast 91 - BEST BUY: ‘This is a full-bodied vermouth, with plenty of jammy blackberry and dark cherry fading into an appropriately bitter-edged finish.’
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each

LKFA-3159. NOILLY PRAT DRY VERMOUTH liter
Wine Enthusiast 90-95 - SUPERB - BEST BUY: ‘Extremely pale yellow. Wonderfully alive in the nose, as subtle, woodsy scents of juniper, thyme and laurel make an impression. It’s clean, dry and refreshing at palate entry; midpalate shows traces of citrus, pine and berries. Aftertaste is harmonious and medium-long. The finest dry vermouth money can buy.’
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each

LKFA-3160. NOILLY PRAT SWEET VERMOUTH liter
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each

LKFA-3161. MARTINEZ LACUESTA ROJO VERMUT
Pale red brown./ Lift and levity. Botanicals and brown spices. Not overly heavy, dark. Its own thing./ Again, lifted. Fine red-wine basis. Sweet and spicy. Fresh and right. The alcohol is moderate (14.8%) and so are the tonic properties. Very useful. Nice sweetness level. Unique. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each

LKFA-3162. CATALAN VERMUT DE REUS ROJO MIRO, EMILIO MIRO SALVAT liter
15%; est. 1957; contains wormwood. An attractive sweet vermouth with dry extract of botanicals. Balance of sweetness, tonic, amaro, alcohol. Right./ Yes, brown spices, sweets, botanicals. Perfect composition, really. Super. 94/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each

LKFA-3163. PERUCCHI GRAN RESERVA VERMOUTH liter
How Many bottles/singles: 22.99 each

LKFA-3164. BAGLIO BAIATA ALAGNA BIANCO VERMOUTH liter
16.5%. Inzolia basis. 30 botanicals here. Floral and sweet. Spice aromas of ginger, anise, brown spices, including cinnamon and nutmeg./ Tonic, rosy, herbal, spicy, unique, creamy, sweet, balanced. Yikes! Hugely complex! 95/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each

LKFA-3165. CINZANO EXTRA DRY VERMOUTH liter
Wine Enthusiast 93 - BEST BUY: ‘Versatile and crisp, this vermouth has the palest straw tinge and a mild scent that suggests honey, white peach and dried herbs. The palate is juicy with stone fruit, finishing clean.’
How Many bottles/singles: 8.99 each

LKFA-3166. CINZANO ROSSO SWEET VERMOUTH liter
Wine Enthusiast 92 - BEST BUY: ‘Raspberry jam and dried fig scents mingle in this dark plum-hued vermouth. The palate is mouthwateringly tart, with juicy dark fruit, berry and dried cherry flavors and a tinge of cocoa on the finish.’
How Many bottles/singles: 8.99 each

LKFA-3167. COCCHI VERMOUTH DE TORINO
‘On the occasion of the 120th anniversary of the House of Cocchi, we have resumed production of Giulio Cocchi’s original recipe Vermouth di Torino, previously produced in 1891.This Storico Vermouth di Torino adheres to a long if seldom followed tradition, notably in the selection of its fine wine Moscato of local origin, the botanic formulation and production in the historic Asti region, outside Torino. The flavor profile is unmistakably of Cocchi, with rich and vibrant notes of citrus, cocoa, rhubarb and a balanced bitter undertone. Vermouth di Torino stands apart as one of only two protected geographical indications of origin for vermouth (Chambéry is the other one).’
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each

LKFA-3168. DI PADRINO ROSSO VERMOUTH liter
How Many bottles/singles: 6.99 each

LKFA-3169. MARTINI & ROSSI EXTRA DRY VERMOUTH
How Many bottles/singles: 7.99 each

LKFA-3170. MARTINI & ROSSI ROSSO VERMOUTH
Wine Enthusiast 90-95 - SUPERB: ‘Cola hue. Sensuous nose features ginger, prunes, sap and bark aromas. In the mouth, it’s supple, sweet, winey and almost Sherry-like at entry, then at midpalate citrus and grape flavors appear. Finishes luscious and semisweet. $9.’
How Many bottles/singles: 7.99 each

LKFA-3171. STOCK ROSSO SWEET VERMOUTH
Est. 1884. Smells of red wine, quinine, cinnamon, clove, garrigue herbs, and additional goodies I wish I had time to sort through./ Good balance of sweet and bitter. Just the right level of alcohol. Welcome, lingering, complex finish. Quality product, for sure. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each

LKFA-3172. CARPANO DRY VERMOUTH liter
Wine Enthusiast 94: ‘New to the U.S. market, this dry vermouth smells fresh and fruity. It’s well-structured, too: sweet at first, with fleeting pear and tropical fruit flavors, a trace of minerality on the finish and a faint bitterness. An excellent choice for martinis and other cocktails calling for dry vermouth, but unlike most dry vermouths, this one would be pleasing on its own, with ice and a twist of orange peel.’
How Many bottles/singles: 24.99 each

LKFA-3173. CARPANO BIANCO VERMOUTH liter
Wine Enthusiast 94: ‘New to the U.S. market, this dry vermouth smells fresh and fruity. It’s well-structured, too: sweet at first, with fleeting pear and tropical fruit flavors, a trace of minerality on the finish and a faint bitterness. An excellent choice for martinis and other cocktails calling for dry vermouth, but unlike most dry vermouths, this one would be pleasing on its own, with ice and a twist of orange peel.
How Many bottles/singles: 24.99 each

LKFA-3174. CARPANO PUNT E MES VERMOUTH
Wine Enthusiast 93 - SUPERB: ‘This sweet vermouth is deep and intriguing, from the dark winy color to the plummy, raisin-like fragrance. A fleeting sweetness, redolent of dried fruit and juicy prune notes, gives way to a dry, bitter finish, which saves it from becoming cloying. Medium to heavy in feel. Very easy drinking, especially with ice, and it’s easy to imagine sipping this, well chilled, on a hot day. Highly Negroni-worthy.’
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each

LKFA-3175. CARPANO ANTICA FORMULA VERMOUTH liter
Wine Enthusiast 95 - SUPERB: ‘This dark, mysterious vermouth is rich, complex and layered, boasting aromas of mint and other herbs, plums and figs, reminiscent of Madeira. The rich flavors are hard to pin down: cocoa, red wine, almonds, bitter marmalade, hints of spice and toffee all play across the palate, finishing with a bracing bitter edge. This delectable sweet vermouth would shine in a Manhattan.’
How Many bottles/singles: 37.99 each

LKFA-3176. CARPANO ANTICA FORMULA VERMOUTH half bottle
Wine Enthusiast 95 - SUPERB: ‘This dark, mysterious vermouth is rich, complex and layered, boasting aromas of mint and other herbs, plums and figs, reminiscent of Madeira. The rich flavors are hard to pin down: cocoa, red wine, almonds, bitter marmalade, hints of spice and toffee all play across the palate, finishing with a bracing bitter edge. This delectable sweet vermouth would shine in a Manhattan.’
How Many bottles/singles: 17.99 each


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