Wine Tasting 8/10

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on August 5, 2010 No Comments yet

Napa, Oregon, Sonoma, Mendoza, Priorat; Wineries, Winemakers they all combine to create a festival of flavors in this next tasting.

Intense fruit flavors is the common denominator, from refreshing to rich will be the progression; and the fun is to appreciate the complexety on each and everyone of them.

 

HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING!

Tuesday August 10th, 2010

6:00-9:00 pm

No charge for tastings

 

CAKEBREAD SAUVIGNON BLANC, 2008

90 % Sauvignon Blanc, 4% Sauvignon Musqué, an aromatic clone of Sauvignon Blanc, and 6% Sémillon

It displays a beautifully fragrant nose of ripe pomelo, Golden delicious apple, honeydew melon, lime and mineral, with little of the herbaceousness that sometimes characterizes the variety. On the fleshy, full-bodied palate, ripe melon, grapefruit, kiwi and lemon-lime flavors lead to a long, flavorful finish enlivened by bright mineral tones.

BTG $ 10.00                                  Retail $27.99

 

KING ESTATE ACROBAT PINOT NOIR, 2008

King Estate, celebrating 19 years of Oregon winemaking in 2010, is located southwest of Eugene, Oregon producing wines of exceptional quality using organic & sustainable farming methods  King Estate Acrobat Pinot Noir is bright garnet with ruby tint.  In the nose Sweet cherry, tobacco, earth, raspberry, oak,floral notes the mouthfeel  is silky and lively mid palate with Blueberry, dried cherry, chocolate, spice and a round finish.

Pale, cloudy yellow. Pungently fruity aromas of pink grapefruit, peach and pear. Juicy, pure and brisk, with very good density of fruit for village wine. Finishes with pineapple and grapefruit notes and enticing lingering perfumeBTG $ 8.50                                 Retail $21.99

 

VALLEY OF THE MOON ZINFANDEL, 2007

Located in the heart of Sonoma County Valley of the Moon Winery has been in operation since 1863. The Zinfandel 2007 is very nicely focused blackberry fruit filled out by notes of sweet spice and hints of blueberry pie start this full-bodied, balanced offering out in the right direction, and its somewhat fleshy, full and rich flavors keep it going.

BTG $ 5.25                                   Retail $12.99

 

MASI TUPUNGATO PASSO DOBLE, 2007

The 2007 Passo Doble is a blend of Malbec and Corvina (a grape found primarily in Italy’s Veneto) made in the Ripasso method. Purple-colored, the wine has an excellent bouquet of jammy black cherry and blackberry liqueur. Forward and easy going.

BTG $5.50                                  Retail $13.99

 

BODEGAS PINORD PRIORAT +7, 2006

D.O.C. Priorat made from Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah varietals. Dark deep red and highly presistent wine. The first impression is of the oak, blended with fruity bouquets that render it very refined and complex. Full and complex to the taste, smooth and balanced on the palate. A wine where lightly smoky and frankly pleasant fruit notes predominate.

92 Points-Wine Spectator –Issue November 30, 2009

BTG $ 12.00                                      Retail $32.99

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