Wine Tasting 12/17/13

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on December 12, 2013 No Comments yet

With the holidays approaching we have a stellar tasting planned for you.
Great feast wines as we as gifts.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
6-9 Pm
No charge for Tastings

2010 Francois Chidaine “Les Bouchet”, Vouvray, – Chenin Blanc
Loire Valley, France
Quince preserves, honey, and high-toned herbal and floral essences on the nose. Tangerine cream, candied grapefruit rind, quince preserves, and nougat inform a rich, creamy palate that nonetheless incorporates a welcome persistence of juicy fresh citrus. 92 Pts Wine Advocate
BTG $9.50 Retail $24.99

2012 Tablas Creek “Patelin” Grenache Blanc/ Roussanne, Viognier, Marsanne
Paso Robles, California
Pretty and elegant, with plenty of white peach, citrus rind and spice, this rounded, supple white has a hard-to-resist texture and while fresh and clean enough to drink nicely on its own. 91 Pts Wine Advocate
BTG $8.25 Retail $20.99

2012 La Cartuja, Priorat, Spain – Grenache/Carinena
Priorat, Spain
It was aged for eight months in 50% new and 50% used French oak. The wine possesses phenomenal minerality along with notes of crushed rocks/wet steel, graphite, blueberries and raspberries, medium to full-bodied flavors, and sensational purity, texture and length. 93 Pts Wine Advocate (previous vintage)
BTG $7.00 Retail $16.99

2008 Krupp “Veraison”, Stagecoach Vineyards, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec, Petit Verdot and Syrah
Napa Valley, California
Bordeaux-like in structure, showing density and a range of flavors built around dried currant, cedar, graphite, dried anise and black licorice, ending with firm, dry tannins. 92 Pts Wine Advocate
Retail $52.99

2011 Honig, Cabernet Sauvignon,
Napa Valley, California
Graceful and elegant, featuring lively red and dark berry flavors, with touches of black licorice and mocha-laced espresso, showing focus on the long, tapered finish. 93 pts Wine Spectator
Retail $39.99

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