Wine Tasting 6/19/12

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HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING
Tuesday, June 19th, 2012
6:00-9:00 PM
No charge for tastings
NxNW Horse Heaven Hills Riesling, 2011
North by Northwest, represents wines made from inland grape growing appellations of the Columbia River Basin of Oregon and Washington. This 2010 North by Northwest riesling hails from the Horse Heaven Hills AVA, southeast of Seattle and a little northwest of Walla Walla it’s good juice, with a delicious mix of stone fruits, citrus zest and a hint of sweet honey. Fresh and open-textured, with pretty melon and citrus flavors, finishing on a floral note.
BTG$5.75 Retail $13.99

Cakebread Sauvignon Blanc, 2010
91% Sauvignon Blanc, 5% Sauvignon Musque, 4% Semillon
Due to the coolness of the vintage, the 2010 Sauvignon Blanc is especially fresh, crisp and vibrant, offering bright honeydew melon, pink grapefruit, gooseberry and vanilla aromas and rich, mouthwatering, citrus, nectarine and melon flavors.
BTG $11.00 Retail $29.99

Concannon Conservancy Red Crimson & Clover, 2010
50 percent Petite Sirah, 25 percent Cabernet Sauvignon, 15 percent Syrah and l0 percent Zinfandel.
Aromas of nutmeg, mocha and coconut lead into bright, fruit flavors of blackberry, ripe cherry and plum on the palate. The nutty finish is soft and long with a hint of vanilla. A tribute to the “Father of America’s First Petite Sirah,” Jim Concannon, from his son John, this wine epitomizes the innovative, steadfast spirit of Jim. Bold and lusciously fruity, this complex blend has fantastic depth and ages graciously.
BTG $5.75 Retail $13.99

Clos de los Siete, 2009
57% Malbec, 15% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Syrah & 3% Petit Verdot
This opaque and dark ruby colored wine opens with a fragrant blackberry and red currant bouquet. On the palate, this wine is a fruit forward bomb. The flavor profile is a mineral infused, black currant with notes of black olive and plum. The finish is dry and its mild tannins are tingly and a touch of oak.
90 Points Robert Parker’s Wine Spectator issue# 198 December 2011
BTG $8.00 Retail $20.99

Epiphany Revelation, 2007
59% Syrah, 35% Grenache and 6% Petite Sirah, aged for 22 months in 50% new French oak barrels
Aromas of spiced blackberries, plum, smoked duck, licorice, and river rock on the nose. Medium to full bodied on the palate, with a rich, full texture, superb balance, and a fresh, clean finish.
90 Points Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellars December 2010
BTG $13.00 Retail $36.99

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