Wine Tasting 6/9/15

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

2013 Chateau de Saint Cosme Vin de Table Little James Blanc
Southern Rhone, France
A smoking value that’s hard to beat , gives up lots of juicy peach, citrus and pineapple in its clean, quaffable and delicious profile. It sells for a song, yet has real class. A blend of close to equal parts Viognier and
Sauvignon Blanc. 88 Pts Wine Advocate
BTG $6.00 Retail $12.99

NV DOMAINE BADOZ Brut Crémant du Jura
Jura/Savoie, France
A forward sparkler, with brioche, shortbread and yellow apple fruit flavors, Plump but fresh. 100% Chardonnay 89 pts Wine Advocate
BTG $8.50 Retail $21.99

2013 VENICA & VENICA Merlot Collio
Friuli, Italy
Deeply colored, with aromas of tar and spicy black fruit, followed by herbal-tinged black cherry flavors. It’s fleshy and firm, mature enough to enjoy now with food.
BTG $7.00 Retail $16.99

2013 SLINGSHOT Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley, California
Family-owned winery led by James Stewart and is a wonderful example of the next generation winemakers that strive to grow quality fruit using sustainable methods and produce unpretentious fine wines using hand-crafted winemaking techniques. The Slingshot Cabernet Sauvignon is 100% Napa from three different esteemed vineyards, primarily from the Julianna Vineyard in Pope Valley. The aromas are expressive and on the palate abounds upfront dark, rich fruit that is balanced by good acidity and tannins. Low tones of dried fruit, spice and mocha linger long while waiting for the next sip. It is aged for 22 months in French barrels of which 30% are new.
BTG $8.00 Retail $19.99

2009 DOMINIO MANO A MANO Viño de la Tierra de Castilla Venta La Ossa
La Mancha, Spain
95% Tempranilllo, 5% Syrah, Dusky cherry colour. Discernible hints of creaminess, cocoa and ripe fruit together with spicy flourishes and unmistakable minerality. Powerful, tasty and long, with refined tannins and an overall sense of freshness.
BTG $7.50 Retail 17.99

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