Wine Tasting 5/11

 Our Good Friend Jeremy Goldberg will be here to take us on a tour of Italy and delight us with vibrant selections from Veneto, Piedmont, Tuscany and Puglia. Wines that are fresh full of flavors and great ambassadors of winemaking traditions and VALUE.

 

HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING!

Tuesday May 11th, 2010

6:00-9:00 pm

No charge for tastings

 

BANEAR PROSECCO EXTRA DRY DOC, NV

To be Extra Dry the Prosecco must have an effervescence above 3 bar of pressure (usually it is between 4 and 5 bar), must have a residual sugar within 16 and 20 gr/L, and must have a minimum alcohol content of 11% Vol.. Straw-yellow with green highlights and thin elegant bubbles. A nose of intense and fruitiness it displays green apples and pears. It tastes dry, medium bodied, good acidity, well balanced.

BTG $ 5.50                                  Retail $13.99

 

PRINCIPE DEI CONTI PINOT GRIGIO, 2008

The color is straw yellow with green highlights. On the nose, this wine is rich and flavorful, displaying an ample bouquet with hints of almond. The taste is dry, smooth, and harmonious, and it keeps a good acidity with great fruitiness.

BTG $ 4.50                                 Retail $9.99

 

TENUTA CUREZZA PRINE ROSSO SALENTO, 2008

Prine is a contraction of the names of two grapes: Primitivo and Negroamaro. The Salento peninsula, literally the heel of Italy’s boot, produces some of the region’s best wines. A bright cherry red colored wine with jammy red fruit (red plums and currants), violet and white pepper aromas. In the mouth, this full-bodied wine has intense black cherry, cola, blackberry jam and mineral flavors and a long finish on fruit.

BTG $5.50                                  Retail $13.99

 

PAOLO SCAVINO VINO DI TAVOLA ROSSO, 2008

An everyday  wine signed Paolo Scavino: Nebbiolo, Barbera, Dolcetto and  Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from the younger vines, that can also be harvested in the great crus, a fresh, fragrant, easy composition.  A simple red, with a Piedmontese character that talks about the soil and the estate where it was born.

 BTG $ 6.50                                  Retail $16.99

 

TENUTA LE CALCINAIE CHIANTI COLLI SENESI, 2008

From Sangiovese grapes with a small adjunct of Colorino and Lanaiolo, after a maceration of 20 days, this wine is born, rich in color and structure, in grace and elegance. A typical example of the potentialities of the Sangiovese grape grown in the San Gimignano territory.

BTG $ 7.00                                  Retail $18.99

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