Wine Tasting 10/16/12

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IF your thinking about having a Holiday party with us at Hollywood Vine call us soon.
Our calender is starting to fill up. Can you believe it’s already October. Time
flys when your drinking wine!

HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING
Tuesday, October 16th 2012
6-9 Pm
No charge for Tastings

NV Graham Beck Brut
South Africa
A blend of 49% Chardonnay and 51% Pinot Noir the Non-Vintage Brut has a soft, creamy bouquet with touches of apple-blossom and yeast aromas. The palate is well defined with good acidity on the entry, citrus peel, fresh lime with a pleasing, commercially minded creamy finish. Unbeatable “bang for bucks” as they say. Drink now. Graham Beck passed away in July 2010 leaving one almighty legacy behind him: a state-of-the-art winery that welcomes thousands of visitors each year, their sparkling Brut chosen by Michele Obama for her husband’s inauguration ceremony as well as Nelson Mandela’s in 1994
BTG $ 6.25 Retail $15.99

2011 Villa Wolf Pinot Gris
Pfalz, Germany
Pinot Gris has a very long tradition in the Pfalz region. In fact, it was here that the variety was first identified. Villa Wolf Pinot Gris is made in a full-bodied, dry style with refreshing, unoaked fruit and a crackling texture.
BTG $ 5.75 Retail $13.99

2011 St. Cosme Cotes du Rhone
France
A mouthfilling core of plum sauce and blackberry paste is backed by charcoal and anise on the finish. Solid, direct, pure and driven.
90 Points Wine Spectator
BTG $5.75 Retail $13.99

2009 Chateau Conseiller Bordeaux
This 100% Merlot from the highly regarded producer Jean-Philippe Janoueix has a dense plum/purple color and a big sweet kiss of mocha, black cherry, forest floor and earth. Its loads of fruit, unctuous texture and full-bodied mouthfeel make this Bordeaux Superieur taste more like a Grand Cru Classe. 90 Points Robert Parker
BTG $ 10.00 Retail $26.99

2008 Tobin James Syrah
Red meaty texture, lots of dark fruit. Good tannic balance. Plenty of soft spice, berries and smoke. Very big like a BBQ in a glass.
BTG 9.50 Retail $24.99

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