This Tuesday we have a Eclectic lineup ranging from an unusual dry Lambrusco, a racy Loire Valley SB and three highly rated
reds including a top 100 wine from 2012 Wine Spectator Top wines of the year (#40) We hope to see you!
HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING
Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
No charge for Tastings
NV Cleto Chiarli “Vecchia Modena” Lambrusco di Sorbara Secco,
A dry, tangy sparkler, with a pretty rose petal hue and modest candied watermelon and wild strawberry flavors. Refreshing, with a juicy finish. 100 cases imported.
BTG $7.50 Retail $17.99
2011 Domaine du Salvard “Unique” Sauvignon Blanc,
Loire Valley, France
The nose offers up pure, floral aromas of citrus blossom, pear, grapefruit and mint. It’s generously flavoured and fresh, with good mineral snap to the juicy orchard fruit and citrus flavors. Offers great intensity for the price, with tangy acidity giving it a firm shape.
BTG $7.00 Retail $16.99
2008 Poliziano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
A dense, muscular red, displaying concentrated cherry, plum and earth flavors. This is also supple in texture, with underlying dusty tannins. Very suave and long. 92 PTS Wine Spectator
BTG $11.00 Retail $29.99
2010 Lamadrid Malbec Reserve
Dark and jammy, featuring dark cherry coulis, blackberry and round plum notes that are backed by light tannins. Fresh acidity lifts the toasty finish. 88 PTS Wine Spectator
BTG $7.75 Retail $18.99
2010 Eberle “Steinbeck Vineyard” Syrah,
Paso Robles, California
Pure, rich layers of blackberry and wild fruit are intense and focused, firming with a crushed rock minerality and a long, persistent finish.
93 PTS Wine Spectator #40 2012 Top 100 Wines of the year!
BTG $9.75 Retail $24.99