Wine Tasting 10/23/12

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on October 17, 2012 No Comments yet

This Tuesday we welcome back our good friend Alberto Prealoni the Florida & Caribbean Regional Manager from
Vias Imports, LTD. Alberto is one of the class acts in our industry. He brings passion, knowledge and
great wines from all over Italy. Don’t miss this tasting!

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012
6-9 Pm
No charge for Tastings

NV Bisol Prosecco Crede
Veneto, Italy
The NV Prosecco di Valdobiaddene Crede offers up crisp pears, green apples and spices, all of which come together in a rich, creamy style that is highly appealing. The Crede finishes with excellent length and fine overall balance. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2014. 89pts Robert Parker
BTG $8.00 Retail $20.99

2010 Broglia Gavi di Gavi la Meirana
Piedmont, Italy
Comes together beautifully in the glass, with expressive yellow peaches, apricots, mint and light floral honey. This is an especially beautiful, textured white loaded with class and personality. The inviting, vibrant finish refreshes the palate nicely. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2016.
89Pts Robert Parker
BTG $7.75 Retail $19.99

2010 Colosi Nero d’Avola
Sicily, Italy
The 2010 Nero d’Avola is a highly attractive unoaked red. It flows with expressive layers of perfumed varietal fruit, flowers and mint. Anticipated maturity: 2011-2014. 88+pts Robert Parker
BTG $6.00 Retail $14.99

2008 Fattoria del Cerro Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
Tuscany, Italy
The 2008 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is a gorgeous, sleek wine laced with dark red fruit. Hints of tobacco, new leather and spices add complexity and nuance. This is an especially generous, well balanced wine for the vintage. The cool style of the year comes through beautifully here. The estate’s Vino Nobile is 90% Prungolo, 5% Colorino and 5% Mammolo that spent 18 months in oak, 70% cask and 30% barrique. Anticipated maturity: 2013-2018. 89 pts Robert Parker
BTG $7.75 Retail $19.99

2009 Rocca di Frassinello Le Sughere di Frassinelo
Tuscany, Italy
The 2009 Le Sughere di Frassinello is simply dazzling in this vintage. Expressive floral notes are woven throughout a fabric of vibrant dark fruit in this intense, supple red. Racy and expressive from start to finish, the wine impresses for its fabulous harmony and ripe, explosive finish. Le Sughere is best described as the estate’s second label. It is a 50% Sangioveto, 25% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, aged 12 months in French oak, 50% new. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2021. 93 pts Robert Parker
Retail $34.99

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