Wine Tasting 8/17

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on August 12, 2010 No Comments yet

In this next tasting let’s toast and drink to Napa Valley; the heart and brain of the New World. California and Napa Valley wines are ready to please and indulge. With rich, exotic and intese fruit aromas and flavors; even spices show with vibrancy and a refreshing character.  Cheers!

 

HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING!

Tuesday August 17th, 2010

6:00-9:00 pm

No charge for tastings

 

CHARLES KRUG SAUVIGNON BLANC, 2009

100 % Sauvignon Blanc, 100 % Stainles Steel

This harvest yielded fruit forward tropical notes of banana, pineapple and accents of lemon-lime. Pear nectar nuances and hints of peach skin ensure a smooth, balanced finish.

BTG $ 6.25                             Retail $15.99

 

NAPA CELLARS CHARDONNAY, 2008

100% French Oak, 1/3 New

The Napa Cellars 2008 Chardonnay opens with an assortment of rich aromas; melons and granny smith apples mingle with clove spiced oak and coconut. The palate showcases huge fruit flavors balanced by a layer of citrus acidity accentuating the long, polished 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 $ 7.75                             Retail $19.99

 

COSENTINO THE FRANC, 2007

The aromas come out immediately with ripe plum, cherry and clove. Plentiful ripe plum, black cherry and clove notes abound on the palate, followed by a welcome shot of tannin on the smooth finish.

BTG $ 7.00                              Retail $17.99

 

COSENTINO CIGARZIN, 2007

99% Zinfandel, 1% Sangiovese. Aged 8 months in American Oak; Unfined

Classic Cigarzin blend of exotic fruit and spice aromas. Pomegranate, rhubarb, red cherries, and cream flavors intermingle in a rich, concentrated style with spicy notes. Structured with a bright fruit tartness despite being big, rich, and mouthfilling throughout.

BTG $9.25                              Retail $23.99

 

VINE CLIFF ROCK BLOCK CABERNET SAUVIGNON, 2006

Vine Cliff is located in the Oakville appellation of the Napa Valley. It is managed according to the principles and practices of sustainable viticulture, with a renewed emphasis on natural farming. This has meant that no commercial pesticides, herbicides or artificial fertilizers have been used on the vines for more than a decade. Vine Cliff creates premium Napa Valley wines that capture the essence and magic of the region.

The limited release Vine Cliff Rock Block Cabernet has Dark fruit on the nose, blackcurrants, mint, and some roasted herbs, but much more veggie on the attack. Hints of spice and pepper combine with solid tannins for a satisfying, finish.

BTG $ 12.75                                 Retail $34.99

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