Old Westminster Wines
Old Westminster is a family-run winery outside of Baltimore, Maryland. Their Orange and Red Piquettes have been a sensation since we brought them into The Bottle Shop a couple of years ago, and they've only expanded their range since then.
Orange Pet-Nat Piquettecolor: cotton candy pink ⠀ ⠀aging: drink now⠀⠀Our goal is to create a wine that's juicy and refreshing… Spritzy + lower in alcohol. Thirst quenching + sessionable. So we looked to our friends and to history for inspiration. The results are even more delicious than we could have imagined.... So what is this magical nectar? Well, it's an all-but-forgotten beverage called PIQUETTE. Enjoy!
Red Piquettecolor: cotton candy dark pink ⠀aroma: cranberries, strawberry vinaigrette, tart cherry ⠀palate: rhubarb pie, fruit loops, soft bubbles ⠀pairing: summer arugula salad ⠀aging: drink now⠀⠀Our goal is to create a wine that's juicy and refreshing… Spritzy + lower in alcohol. Thirst quenching + sessionable. So we looked to our friends and to history for inspiration. The results are even more delicious than we could have imagined.... So what is this magical nectar? Well, it's an all-but-forgotten beverage called PIQUETTE.
Franc Fizzcolor: medium rubyaroma: strawberry bubble gum, blackberry, bramble⠀palate: plm skin, almond, green wood, tart cranberrypairing: soy ginger glazed skirt steakaging: now- 2 years⠀2020 Maryland-grown Cabernet Franc fermented and aged in stainless steel. Spontaneously fermented and hand bottled under crown-cap to capture natural effervescence.
Blinded by the Lightcolor: cloudy neon yellow⠀aroma: tart lemon, pineapple core, apricot skins⠀palate: lemonade, peach rings, pineapple, starfruit⠀pairing: tuna tacos⠀aging: drink now⠀⠀50% piquette blanc | 30% grüner veltliner | 20% vidal blanc. Acidulated to taste with verjus.
Unfined/Unfiltered (vegan suitable)
36% Cabernet Franc, 28% Cabernet Sauvingon, 22% Petit Verdot, 7% Merlot, 7% Malbec
Aromas & Flavors: Black Cherry, Sage and Sweet Vanilla
"We are pleased to present Rev 6th Edition – a lively blend grown in the hills of northern Maryland. This wine offers vibrant aromas, smooth texture, silky tannins and a lingering finish. The aromas are fruit driven while the palate turns more savory with notes of sage and basil. Crafted with minimal intervention and aged in French oak barrels for eighteen months."
Solera (dessert wine)color: light garnet fading to light brown⠀aroma: marcona almonds, caramel, roasted figs, cocao nibs⠀palate: raspberry jam, almond, winter warmth⠀pairing: firesides, chocolate lava cake⠀aging: Now - 6+⠀
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Delivery is free within the Columbus, Ohio metro area with a minumum order of $75. We do deliveries TUESDAYS & SATURDAYS, and will contact you via text message the day of your delivery to arrange drop-off. ID showing age 21 or older will be checked at time of delivery.
IN-STORE PICK-UP INFO
Same-day curbside pick-up is available every day that we are open. Order at least 2 hours beofre closing time to ensure same-day pick-up. If you would like to order curbside closer to closing time, please do so by phone.