Wine Tasting 3/27/12

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on March 22, 2012 No Comments yet

Next Tuesday we’ll be tasting great value wines from Austria, France, Argentina, Australia and Chile.

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012
6:00-9:00 PM
No charge for tastings

Count Karoyli Grüner Veltliner, 2010
The Count Karolyi Grüner Veltliner 2010 is dry white wine is light gold in color, with aromas of green apples and gooseberries. On the palate, it is balanced by delicate fruitiness. A fresh, zingy wine that shows crisp acidity.
BTG $ 4.75 Retail $9.99

Gustave Lorentz Pinot Blanc Reserve, 2009
The Pinot Blanc Reserve is light gold-yellow in color, with an intense, fresh nose of citrus fruits, refined complexity. The expressive, charming and approachable aromas carry through to the palate, with a pure attack, nice balance, strong fruitiness and a dry elegant finish dry, elegant finish.
BTG $7.50 Retail $18.99

Elsa Bianchi Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010
The classic Elsa Bianchi Cabernet aromas of black pepper, cedar, slight herbal and berry notes are evident in the nose. This is a medium-to-full bodied wine with a soft, balanced mouth feel and flavors that are similar to the aromas. All the above lead to a pleasing, soft, berry- vanilla finish.
BTG $ 4.75 Retail $9.99

Morse Code Shiraz, 2010
The Morse Code Shiraz is a fruit driven and made with minimal oak contact to allow the fruit flavors and regional characters to be at the forefront. With lifted floral lavender, spearmint, plum and cherry fruit and hints of spice and licorice this is a very aromatic wine. The palate is medium-bodied and elegant, with fleshy plum fruit and cool- climate rose and lavender characters as well as hints of spearmint; finishing with a soft and smooth tannin structure.
BTG $5.50 Retail $11.99

Koyle Reserva Carmenere, 2009
This is the first vintage for Koyle Carmenere. A pure and elegant style wine, with layers of blackberry, roasted herb, red pepper and currant, is complex and depth, where the texture is supple, ending with amazingly persistent finish.
90 Points Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate #199 February, 2012
BTG $ 7.50 Retail $18.99

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