Number 12 December 11, 2008
We got three surprise deliveries yesterday and today.
Cakebread Chardonnay Napa Valley 2007 $45.00 8 bottles available Yep, it’s finally here, but in very, very small quantities. It’s likely that we’ll get some more later but there’s no telling when. Plumpjack Merlot Napa Valley 2006 $60.00 4 bottles available This is always restaurant-only but for some reason Plumpjack gave Star Distributors the OK to release a few to stores. This is probably a one-time deal. Seghesio Zinfandel Sonoma County 2007 $27.00 23 bottles available Athens Distributing apparently was satisfied that they had enough to fulfill Seghesio’s contract with Ruth’s Chris and Fleming’s, so they release a few cases to stores. We’ll probably see some more but, again, there’s no telling when. We’ll keep the Cakebread and Plumpjack in the store office until Monday so that everybody on the email list has a chance to get some. But remember, when we’re out, we’re out. Just like we did on the last Seghesio delivery, we’re going to ask that you limit your purchases of Cakebread and Plumpjack to one bottle apiece. We think there’s enough of the Seghesio in the stores around town to not have to limit your purchases of it. We’re going to send out one more email before Christmas. It will mention some wines we have in the store for the wine person you know that only thinks they have everything but doesn’t. It’ll probably go out Saturday, then we’ll leave you alone. At least until New Year’s.