Wine Tasting 2/4/14

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on January 30, 2014 No Comments yet

HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING
Tuesday, February 4th , 2014
6-9 Pm
No charge for Tastings

2012 Gassier Côtes de Provence Rosé Sables d’Azur
Provence, France
Spicy and taut, with currant, wild cherry and salmonberry flavors that are quite elegant. Allspice and white chocolate show on the rich finish.
88 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $6.25 Retail $13.99

2011 BREGGO ANDERSON Valley Pinot GRIS
Mendocino , California
Shows great texture, both juicy and soft, with a wonderful core of pear, yellow apple, melon and nectarine. Complex and layered, this is an elegant expression, with a spicy finish.. 91 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $9.00 Retail $22.99

2011 King Estate ACROBAT Pinot Noir
Oregon
Light and fruity, with floral and red berry flavors dancing exuberantly, like a young Beaujolais. Finishes with polish. 88 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $7.75 Retail $18.99

2012 TRIVENTO GOLDEN Reserve Malbec
Luján de Cuyo , Argentina
Purple red with deep violet tones. It has a bouquet of berry fruits, plum jam, coffee and tobacco notes. The wine is elegant and powerful on the palate with velvety tannins.
BTG $9.00 Retail $22.99

2011 HALTER RANCH Synthesis RED 78% Cabernet Sauvignon 22% Syrah
Paso Robles, California
Blends the elegance and complexity of Cabernet Sauvignon with the rich, spicy ripeness of Syrah. A harmonious combination, this wine offers aromas of red fruits, pepper and spice with flavors of bing cherry and plum.
BTG $9.00 Retail $22.99

Wine Tasting 1/14/14

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on January 9, 2014 No Comments yet

HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING
Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
6-9 Pm
No charge for Tastings

2012 Martin Ray Sauvignon Blanc
Napa Valley, California
Enticing aromas of peach, pineapple, lime zest and orange blossom continue as flavors in the rich, yet juicy mouth. Long, delicious finish.
BTG $6.75 Retail $15.99

2011 La Follette Chardonnay
North Coast, California
Delightfully delicate and complex, this offers a light scent of creamy, vanilla-tinged oak, leading to a smooth mix of light hazelnut, baked apple and honeydew melon notes. 89 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $8.50 Retail $21.99

2012 Sant Antonio “Scaia” Corvina
Veneto, Italy
The wine exhibits a bright ruby color with purple and garnet highlights. On first nose, the dusty mineral notes are what make the biggest impression. Flint and brimstone slowly give way to small berry fruit, wild raspberries and white cherries. This is a beautiful wine that would drink well, slightly chilled, next to white meat or heavy seafood dishes. The wine wins high points for drinkability and overall freshness. It immediately evokes excellent food pairing possibilities. 90+Pts Wine Advocate (previous vintage)
BTG $6.50 Retail $14.99

2011 Zuccardi Malbec
Mendoza, Argentina
Concentrated and toasty, with layers of smoke, spice and licorice to the mulled plum, fig and blackberry fruit, supported by bright acidity and medium tannins. 90 Pts Wine Advocate
BTG $7.50 Retail $17.99

2010 Casey Flat Ranch Estate Red
Paso Robles, California
Firm, dry tannins wrapped around rich dark berry, spice, pepper and tobacco leaf, ending with a tight focus on the pepper and dried berry. Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Cabernet Franc. 90 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $9.50 Retail $24.99

Wine Tasting 1/7/14

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on January 2, 2014 No Comments yet

HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING
Tuesday, JANUARY 7, 2014
6-9 Pm
No charge for Tastings

2012 Conde Villar Vino Verde (Loureiro, Arinto, Trajadura)
DOC Vinho Verde,Portugal
Bright and clear with light hay reflexes. Aroma: Abundant and elegant floral tones joined by pleasant and fresh citrus tones.
Flavour: Complex structure, Round and soft with a good aftertaste. Perfect balance between alcohol and acidity.
BTG $5.00 Retail $8.99

2012 GOUGUENHEIM Torrentes
La Rioja, Argentina
Golden wine with greenish flashes. Strongly aromatic, with hints of peach, orange and grapefruit citrus. Plenty of body, with very good acidity
BTG $5.50 Retail $10.99

2010 Vega Sindoa Cabernet
Navarra, Spain
Aged for 10 months in French oak) exhibits aromas of tobacco leaf, toast, black currants, damp earth and a hint of espresso roast as well as good ripeness, medium body and a soft, velvety mouthfeel.
BTG $6.25 Retail $13.99

2011 Tapiz Alta Collection Malbec
Mendoza, Argentina
Toasty and concentrated, with dark nutmeg, cocoa powder and salted licorice notes to the cassis and reduced black cherry puree flavors. Big but balanced, with a long, fresh finish. 90 Pts Wine Advocate
BTG $8.00 Retail $19.99

2011 Trentadue ” Old Patch Red”
Sonoma, California
Predominately a Zin blended with Petite Sirah resulting in a very fruity and Rhone like wine. The wine has a dark red color with intense dark cherry aromas, blueberries and cherry cola as an immediate impression. With aeration nuances of vanilla, maple and cocoa are showing with slight dose of oak and toast. On the mouth the wine is fresh and juicy with youthful brightness, finishing long and fruity.
$6.50 Retail $14.99