Wine Tasting 2/25/14

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on February 19, 2014 No Comments yet

Tuesday, February 25th , 2014
6-9 Pm
No charge for Tastings

2012 Chantepierre Tavel Rose
Southern Rhône France
Offers mulled strawberry and red currant notes, with bergamot and blood orange details on the finish.
88 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $6.75 Retail $15.99

2012 Vinaceous “Shakre” Chardonnay
Margaret River, Australia
Fresh and appealing, with clear-eyed pear and pineapple fruit playing out on a medium-weight frame. 89 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $7.00 Retail $16.99

2010 L’Ecole NO 41 Syrah
Columbia Valley, Washington
Grippy tannins give way to fleshy plum and currant fruit, shaded with hints of fennel and peach fuzz, lingering well.
91 Pts Wine Spectator 2013 Top 100 Wines #57
BTG $11.00 Retail $29.99

2011 My Essential Red Cabernet, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Syrah and Petit Verdot
Santa Ynez, California
Master Sommelier, Richard Betts (of Betts & Scholl) has made this lighter, more finessed style of wine just to his liking. It’s delicious and accessible with pure fruit flavors all in perfect harmony.
BTG $9.25 Retail $23.99

2010 Gordon Brothers Cabernet
Columbia Valley, Washington
Tangy and juicy, with cranberry-accented cherry and spice flavors, lingering against velvety tannins on the expressive finish. This has intensity and grace. 90 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $9.00 Retail $22.99

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