On Thursdays through April and May, Morrell Wine Bar & Café will be offering small pours of great and rare wines. Wine lovers will have a unique chance to taste benchmark wines at the peak of maturity and at a great price.
“We open one bottle around 4PM and pour it until it’s finished,” said Morrell Wine Bar Sommelier, Anna-Christina Dais. “It gives our guests a chance to experience great bottles when they are at their peak. This past Thursday we uncorked the Ornellaia 1998 and it was gone by the time we closed.”
This Thursday, April 25 at Morrell Wine Bar & Café — (1 Rockefeller Plaza (49th St between 5th/6th)
Cos d’Estournel St Estephe 1996
Wine Spectator – 93 points | Wine Advocate 93 – points
“A fabulous Cos d’Estournel, along with the 1995, the 1996 is the finest wine produced at this estate since the sumptuous 1990, and it represents the essence of Cos d’Estournel.” — Robert Parker
Pours: 1 oz: $14 | 2.5 oz: $28 | 5 oz: $46
Morrell’s Rare Wines by the Ounce Program will continue on Thursdays in April and May.
Morrell Wine Bar & Café is located directly on Rockefeller Plaza in Midtown Manhattan, next door to Morrell Wine Store, a leading retailer of wine in New York for over 60 years, owned and run by the Morrell family.
The Wine Bar is open 7 days a week throughout the year. In summer, the Wine Bar’s outdoor cafe provides a relaxing oasis in the heart of Manhattan, while the wintertime offers a ground level view of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.
The Wine Bar offers a sophisticated, adventurous menu, combining American cuisine with Asian accents and fresh flavors in an array of appetizing small plates and entrées.
For more information
Morrell Wine Bar & Café
1 Rockefeller Plaza (49th St between 5th/6th)
T: 212 262 7700
Come celebrate this beautiful season at Morrell Wine Bar & Café with three great wines that set the standard in their regions. Buy them by the glass, the half bottle or as a flight.
Krug Grande Cuvée Brut Champagne
Wine Spectator, 95 Points
Glass – $45; Half-Bottle – $85
Louis Latour Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru 2008
Burghound, 92-94 Points “Gorgeous”
Glass – $55; Half-Bottle – $105
Opus One Napa Valley 2009
Steven Tanzer, 93 Points
Glass – $60; Half-Bottle – $115
Grand Flight of Three
½ glass of each: $80
La Paulée is an hommage to La Paulée de Meursault, a convivial Burgundian fête shared by growers and their guests. At La Paulée, guests sample current releases and older vintages from the most sought-after domaines of Burgundy. Morrell Wine Bar &; Café has partnered with La Paulée in promoting Burgundy during the weeks leading up to the annual La Paulée gala in New York on March 9th. We have designed a Burgundy-centric wine promotion to give enthusiasts a unique opportunity to discover the endless joys of Burgundy.
Domaine Chavy-Chouet Saint-Aubin 2011 Classic St. Aubin with a smokey note and honeyed undertones with fruit intensity that make you think it’s a Meursault.
Glass – $20; Bottle – $70
Domaine Marc Morey Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru 2007
Lush texture, well framed by bright acidity and great minerality. Great floral and fresh fruit aromas mesh well on the palate to produce a very complete wine.
Glass – $28; Bottle – $100
Domaine Servin Chablis Bougros Grand Cru 2010
Burghound, 92-94 Points “… offers notes of green fruit and mineral reduction … broad-shouldered, robust and imposingly concentrated flavors … plenty of palate coating dry extract, … terrifically long, intense and deep finish …”
Glass – $36; Bottle – $127<
Domaine Collotte Le Clos de Jeu Marsannay 2010 Wine Advocate, 89-91 Points “Layers of dark red fruit, flowers and spices caress the palate in this supple, radiant wine …”
Glass – $20; Bottle – $70
Louis Jadot 150th Anniversary Beaune 1er Cru 2009
Wine Advocate, 94 Points “… commemorative wine to celebrate Jadot’s 150th birthday … selection of the maison’s best parcels … extraordinary richness and length, … fabulous overall balance … endless layers of intensely fragrant dark red fruit build to the effortless, huge finish.”
Glass – $32; Bottle – $115
Louis Latour Château Corton-Grancey Grand Cru 2005
Wine Enthusiast, 93 Points “… a powerful wine, with its dense, solid fruits, big tannins and concentration. Those black plum juices are building up behind a firm layer of dryness.” Amazing!
Glass – $38; Half Bottle – $70
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