Episode 118 – Another Cooke Out With Mark & Debbie Cooke & Outstanding Summer Wines!

Episode 118 – Another Cooke Out With Mark & Debbie Cooke & Outstanding Summer Wines! Episode 118 – Another Cooke Out With Mark & Debbie Cooke & Outstanding Summer Wines!

In todays episode, Shelley and Phil sit down with Mark and Debbie Cooke one more time with wine. Mark is the wine buyer for the Fred Meyer (Kroger) in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho. Their wine selection is among the best in the area. The four of them taste through three wines perfect for #SummerSipping. Grab one, or all three, and taste through with them! We’ve made it to the end of the week! It’s time to #WineDown. #WhyNot! #HappyFriday! #ItsWineTime! #Cheersing #GoDawgs #MoreMouvèdre #EasterEgg

Wines tasted this episode:

  • Belle Glos Rosé Blanc de Noir ($20 at Fred Meyer)
  • 2019 Amavi Cellars Sémillon ($20 at Fred Meyer)
  • Terredora De Paolo Irpinia Falanghina ($14 at Fred Meyer)

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The Cuvée Collective Word of the Week – Maceration

Maceration is the time when the skins soak in the juice, after fermentation is complete. Along with color, the juice also absorbs tannins and flavor compounds not just from the skins, but from seeds and stems as well!

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Mentions: Schug, Cristal, Trevor Treller, Terroir Fine Wine, Coeur D’Alene Cellars, Clearwater Canyon, Rivaura Estate Vineyard and Winery, Cookes Estate Vineyard.

Wines we enjoyed this week:  2017 Barrister Petit Verdot

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