Wine Tasting 12/23/14

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on December 18, 2014 No Comments yet

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Tuesday, December 23th, 2014
6-9 Pm
No charge for Tastings

NV Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve Rose
Champagne, France
Richly toasty and creamy in texture, with finely honed acidity lending a mouthwatering impression to lightly honeyed flavors of crème de cassis, toasted brioche, golden raisin, lemon curd and roasted almond. Offers a long, spiced finish.
Drink now through 2024. 93 Pts Wine Spectator
Retail $54.99

2012 Chalkhill Charonnay
Sonoma, California
Light golden in color and displays expressive fruit aromas of yellow apple and tropical fruit complexed by toasty vanilla and crème brulee. The bouquet is pure and direct with guava, nectarine, golden delicious apple and pears. The palate is rich, full and citrusy with traces of butterscotch and vanilla in the finish. The fruit is reigned in by great acidity and has a persistent malty
fl¬avor. 89 Pts Stephen Tanzer
BTG $9.00 Retail $22.99

2010 Clos Pegase Pinot Noir Mitsuko’s Vineyard
Carneros , California
Fresh and snappy, with rich, lively blackberry and blueberry fruit that’s deep and concentrated without being weighty. Offers a long, layered finish. Drink now through 2021. 90 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $12.50 Retail $34.99

2012 Cosentino “The Franc” 76% Cabernet Franc, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Malbec
Lodi, California
Deep crimson in color with sweet and spicy notes of fresh herbs and clove, layered over youthful fruit aromatics. Intense flavors of tart, dark fruit pair with hints of black pepper on the palate. This medium-to-full bodied wine has great structure and a long finish.
BTG $6.75 Retail 15.99

2011 Sequoia Grove Cabernet
Napa, California
Dark red/black in color, the nose gives an immediate aroma of raspberries and warm baking spices, leading into cassis and clove. The palate has elements of pie crust, with smooth, silky tannins and well balanced acidity.
BTG $12.50 Retail $34.99

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