Wine Tasting 1/17/12

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on January 12, 2012 No Comments yet

Mendoza, Languedoc, Tuscany and Priorat wines that are drinking great and all under $20; come and join us for a great value tasting.

HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING
Tuesday, January 17th, 2012
6:00-9:00 PM
No charge for tastings

Pulenta Estate Pinot Gris, 2011
A golden yellow with green tones and aromatic intensity that remains you of roses, jasmine and white peaches a nice feel in the mouth fresh and persistent and a long delicate finish.
BTG $ 6.00 Retail $14.99

Moulin d’ Gassac Guilhem White, 2011
40% Grenache Blanc, 30% Sauvignon Blanc, 30% Clairette.
Bright pale gold in color with a strong floral nose. Splendidly lively in the mouth with an excellent acid/fruit balance.
BTG $ 4.75 Retail $9.99

Pertimali Sassetti La Querciolina Montecucco Sangiovese, 2009
A deep ruby red color; the perfume is fruity, vinous and typical; the flavor is dry, balanced and slightly tannic.

BTG $ 6.50 Retail $16.99

Altos Las Hormigas Valle de Uco Malbec, 2009
Nose of crushed red berries and black fruit, hints of violet and dried fennel, balanced, mouth feel, with smooth entrance, firm mid palate, and long, vibrant finish. Overall clean and focused profile.
88 Points Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
BTG $ 6.50 Retail $16.99

Bodegas la Cartuja Priorat, 2010
50% Garnacha, 30% CariƱena, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Syrah.
Sweet, ripe wild berry fruits, a dusting of pepper and pie spice, a kiss of vanilla from a little oak-time, lower acidity and soft tannins while keeping its structure.
90 Points Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar Sep/ Oct 2011
BTG $ 6.00 Retail $14.99

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