Wine Tasting 8/19/14

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on August 14, 2014 No Comments yet

HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING
Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
6-9 Pm
No charge for Tastings

2013 A.A. BADENHORST FAMILY Chenin Blanc
Swartland, South Africa
This bounces along, delivering a range of yellow apple, green melon, pear, chamomile and salted butter notes that all take turns strutting their stuff. Fresh and engaging through the finish. 89 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $6.75 Retail $15.99

2013 Cape Point Vineyards Stonehaven Sauvignon Blanc
Cape Point, South Africa
Has a pleasant citrus bouquet with a hint of patisserie in the background. The palate has a taut, citrus entry with touches of Japanese yellow plum and ginger. 88 pts Wine Advocate
BTG $6.00 Retail $12.99

2012 CASA FERREIRINHA Douro Esteva
Douro Valley, Portugal
A firm, savory and medium-bodied red, with dried beef, raspberry and red plum flavors, showing some creamy notes in the mix. Cinnamon and dried herb accents appear on the juicy finish. 89 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $5.25 Retail $9.99

2007 Casa Ferreirinha Vinha Grande Red
Douro Valley, Portugal
Wood-aged wine, smooth and rich. Spice and toast combine with elegant soft tannins, sweet stone fruits and tight acidity. It feels rich, not heavy, its velvet texture gliding over the palate. 90 points WINE ENTHUSIAST
BTG $8.00 Retail $19.99

2011 QUINTA DO CRASTO
Douro, Valley, Portugal
A suave, juicy style, with taut, focused flavors of cherry, paprika, dark plum and beef. Firmly tannic, with some peppery notes that extend onto the dense, rich finish. 90 pts Wine Spectator
BTG $9.75 Retail $25.99

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