Wine Tasting 3/31/15

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on March 26, 2015 No Comments yet

HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING
Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2013 BADENHORST “Secateurs” 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 MOMO Sauvignon Blanc,
Marlborough NZ
Very smooth and sleek, featuring defined grapefruit, melon, citrus and apple flavors, with a crisp finish. This has an air of refinement, offering hints of spice and herbs, with floral details kicking in on the finish. 89 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $7.00 Retail $16.99

2013 SANTA LUZ “Alba” Cabernet,
Central Valley, Chile
Bursting with juicy blackcurrant, cherry, and cassis flavors supported by well-rounded, velvety tannins.
BTG $5.00 Retail $8.99

2013 ROOT 1 “Heritage Red”, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenere, Syrah and Petit Verdot.
Maipo, Chile
This wine shows a deep ruby red color, completmented by aromas of cherries, blueberries, blackberries, black pepper and delicate notes of cassis, toffee and dark chocolate. The palate opens with abundant fruit-filled flavours including cherries and black fruits. Its silky tannins and good structure create a perfectly-balanced framework for this full-bodied wine with its elegant finish of chocolate covered fruits.
BTG $6.00 Retail 12.99

2012 KLEIN CONSTANTIA Estate Red, 67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Petit Verdot, 13% Malbec
Constantia, South Africa
Rich dark fruit on the Nose with black cherries, mulberries and a hint of wood spice giving off some beautiful paprika and vanilla tones. Big concentration of fruit on the palate that is rounded off with some grippy velvety tannin that lingers.
BTG $9.50 Retail $24.99

Wine tasting 3/24/15

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on March 19, 2015 No Comments yet

HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING
Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2013 Gassier Sables D Azure Rose
Provence, France
Salmon-colored highlights. Elegant nose with delicate hints of white flowers, small red fruit and citrus zest. Clean, yet full of the fragrance of fresh fruit. With wonderful length.
BTG $6.25 Retail $13.99

2013 Three Rivers Steel Chard
Columbia Valley, Washington
Silky in texture, fresh in flavor, with tangerine peel-accented pear, orange and melon notes. Light-footed, soft and creamy.
88 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $6.50 Retail $14.99

2013 Jax Y3 Rr Pinot Noir
Russian River, California
The Pinot Noir is modeled classically in the form of its Burgundy counterparts. Lower alcohol, pretty refinement and elegance are the framework that make this Pinot so special. Russian River brings to the picture nuances of bright cherry, strawberry patch, raspberry preserves, crushed spices and red roses. Bottled unfiltered and unfined,.
BTG $10.50 Retail $27.99

2012 Summers Andrianas Cuvee Cabernet
Napa/Sonoma, California
78% Cabernet Sauvignon; 12.5% Merlot; 4.5% Petite Verdot; 1.5% Malbec; 1.5% Syrah; 1% Petite Sirah; 1% Cabernet Franc
A medium-bodied wine with a deep ruby plum color and notes of black currant, cedar and spice.
BTG $8.50 Retail 21.99

NV Candor Lot 5 Zinfandel
Lodi, California
Exhibits aromatics of bright red fruit, vanilla, and allspice. The initial flavors of strawberry, cherry, and licorice integrate well with smooth and silky tannins. Lush and rich, yet not overpowering, culminates with lasting notes of cedar, pepper, and that signature Zinfandel zing.
BTG $7.75 Retail $18.99

Wine Tasting 3/17/15

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on March 12, 2015 No Comments yet

Don’t forget:
The annual Hollywood St Patricks Day parade is this Sunday We will be open from noon until 3pm
with plenty of outside seating to enjoy a glass of wine, a mimosa, a bloody mary or a cold craft beer as the parade passes by.

HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING
Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2013 Casey Flat Sauvignon Blanc
Capay Valley, California
A distinctive white, offering a bright mix of guava and passion fruit flavors, mingling with citrus, melon and apple notes. A fresh herbal accent complements the fruit-forwardness, balanced by vivid, refreshing acidity. 90 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $7.75 Retail $18.99

2012 Rex Hill Pinot Noir
Willamette Valley, Oregon
Ripe and generous, deftly balancing intense cherry, black currant and smoky, toasty overtones against fine, firm tannins and an open texture. The finish lingers easily.92 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $11.00 Retail $29.99

2013 Ramsay Petite Syrah
North Coast, California
Dark in color, but not too heavy, this Petite Sirah is ripe and fruity, and pairs well with all kinds of foods. Its boysenberry and blueberry fruit flavors are backed by earth and smoke.
BTG $7.00 Retail $16.99

2012 Eberle Vineyard Selection Cabernet
Paso Robles, California
Velvety edges at the beginning, a warm spice mid-palate tinged with chocolate and cedar, and a deep sigh of a finish heavy on the dark red fruits-all wrapped up in a vellum of earthiness. 92 Pts SK
BTG $9.25 Retail 23.99

2012 Milbrandt The Estates Katherine Leone Vineyard Syrah
Wahluke Slope, Washington
Sleek and racy, with lively acidity set against bright currant and plum fruit, shaded by white pepper, black tea and charcuterie overtones.
92 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $10.75 Retail $28.99

Wine Tasting 3/10/15

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on March 4, 2015 No Comments yet

The annual Hollywood St Patricks Day parade is Sunday March 15th, for information visit http://www.stpatricksparade.com/. We will be open from noon until 3pm the day of the parade with plenty of outside seating to enjoy a glass of wine, a mimosa, a bloody mary or a cold craft beer as the parade passes by.

HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING
Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2012 Tasca D’Almerita, Leone
Sicily, Italy
(a blend of cataratto, pinot bianco and sauvignon blanc): Bright straw. Fresh, crisp aromas of quince, yellow melon, fig and orange peel, plus a hint of white flowers. Offering straightforward fresh citrus and floral flavors. Finishes vibrant and long, with nice focus and intensity. A very well made wine! 89 Pts Stephen Tanzer
BTG $8.00 Retail $19.99

2011 Leone de Castris Primitivo di Manduria Villa Santera
Apulia, Italy
Very pretty, Sweet dark cherries, plums, spices, leather and licorice all come alive in the glass. Captures the essence of Primitivo from this southern part of Puglia. Hints of leather and tobacco add complexity on the finish. 89 Pts Wine Advocate
BTG $7.75 Retail $18.99

2012 PAOLO SCAVINO Nebbiolo Langhe
Piedmont , Italy
This elegant Nebbiolo delivers the grape’s classic sensations of crushed raspberry, dark cherry, violet, sweet cake spices and a hint of orange peel. It’s juicy and fresh with supple tannins. While this can age for a couple more years, enjoy it now for maximum freshness.
Wine Enthusiast 92 points
BTG $9.50 Retail $24.99

2011 Aia Vecchia Lagone
Tuscany, Italy
A blend of Merlot (60%), Cabernet Sauvignon with a smaller part Cabernet Franc, the 2011 Lagone is a super ripe and soft wine with jammy aromas of blackberry and prune backed by milk chocolate and tobacco. Aged one year in barrique, the wine presents supple and velvety characteristics. It’s a terrific value. 89 Pts Wine Advocate
BTG $7.00 Retail 16.99

2012 Zenato Alanera 55% Corvina, 25% Rondinella, 10% Corvinone, 5% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
Veneto, Italy
Brilliant ruby in color, Alanera delights the senses with a variety of aromas and flavors that include fresh and dried cherries and prunes, sweet spice, and hints of coffee and tobacco. On the palate, Alanera is full-bodied with elegant and velvety tannins. Vibrant acidity brings balance and freshness, and supports a long and harmonious finish. 90 Pts Wine Advocate
BTG $8.00 Retail $19.99