Wine Tasting 3/10/15

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The annual Hollywood St Patricks Day parade is Sunday March 15th, for information visit 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.

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

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