Wine Tasting 4/16/13

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This Tuesday we’re featuring a very famous and respected California Winery Ferrari-Carano.
Since 1985, Ferrari-Carano has been a leading producer of world class, nationally acclaimed wines. Vintage after vintage, the wines exhibit a remarkable consistency of style and elegance. Unlike their corporate competitors, Don and Rhonda Carano’s uncompromising commitment to quality and excellence is a reflection of their desire to produce memorable wines that enhance the pleasures of gracious entertaining and not focus on short-term financial goals.

HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING
Tuesday, April 16th 2013
6:00-9:00 PM
No charge for tastings

2011 Bella Luce Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscat Canelli
Sonoma
Fragrant and light wine with refreshing acidity that is made from varieties that complement one another in aromas, flavors and texture. Bella Luce has delicious layers of Muscat, honeydew, orange, lychee, pineapple, peach and apple, along with lingering cream, vanilla, lemon and a floral finish.
BTG $6.25 Retail $14.99

2012 Fume Blanc ( Sauvignon Blanc)
Sonoma
Has aromas of orange blossom, quince, white peach, Meyer lemon and mango complemented by flavors of pineapple, pear and guava. This wine has bright acidity and crisp freshness from the cool, stainless steel tank fermentation, while the subtle oak character from barrel aging adds, body, complexity and depth.
BTG $5.75 Retail $12.99

2010 Siena 74% Sangiovese, 14% Malbec, 8% Syrah, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon
Sonoma
Delicious aromas and flavors of fresh-picked blackberries, raspberry jam, cola, cinnamon and clove. Sweet oak notes of vanilla and butterscotch complement lingering tart cherry, cranberry and strawberry. A wine with nice acidity and refined, elegant texture, SIENA has tannins that are showy and evenly coat the palate.
BTG $8.75 Retail $21.99

2010 Merlot
Sonoma
This is a velvety wine with a complex nose of fresh-picked blackberries, black tea, cedar, red cherry and licorice. A fleshy and generous mouthfeel is followed by notes of bittersweet cinnamon, mocha and tobacco. This wine has full, generous tannins that coat the palate, impressive length and lasting acidity.
BTG $9.25 Retail $22.99

2010 Cabernet
Sonoma
Delicious, ripe blackberries, blueberry pie, cassis and cedar aromas delight with a smooth and harmonious mouthfeel that boasts flavors of Bing cherry, boysenberry syrup, graham cracker and milk chocolate. Velvety tannins generously coat the palate while the finish is supple and long with vanilla and caramel notes from French oak aging.
BTG $9.75 Retail $24.99

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