Wine Tasting 4/12/16

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on April 8, 2016 No Comments yet

Tuesday April 12th 2016
6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2014 Jean-Luc Colombo Cote Bleue Rose
Southern Rhone, France
40% Syrah – 40% Cinsault – 20% MourvĂ©dre
A plump and friendly style, with peach and white cherry fruit backed by a hint of mango on the rounded finish. A crowd-pleaser.
88 pts Wine Enthusiasts
BTG $6.00 Retail $12.99

2013 Murrieta’s Well “Whip”
Livermore Valley, California
28% Semillon 24% Chardonnay 14% Sauvignon Blanc 11% Orange Muscat 11% Viognier 11% Gewurztraminer 1% White Riesling
The Whip is a tribute to the great white blends of the world; a sophisticated yet approachable blend of aromatic white grapes. Fermented and aged in a combination of stainless steel and neutral barrels, this wine displays full-bodied aromas of white peach, pear and melon with a hint of citrus. It shows flavors of cantaloupe, green pear, honey and butterscotch that give way to a full-bodied mid palate with balanced acidity and a creamy finish. 95 points, Double Gold, San Francisco International Wine Comp
BTG $8.00 Retail $19.99

2012 Murrieta’s Well “The Spur”
Livermore Valley, California
33% Petite Sirah 31% Cabernet Sauvignon 29% Petit Verdot 4% Malbec 3% Merlot
The Spur celebrates the esteemed art of blending, combining the best the vineyard has to offer to handcraft the most interesting and sumptuous blend possible. This wine displays enticing aromas and flavors of black cherry and blueberry, with hints of chocolate, anise, spice and toasted oak. Mature tannins and balanced acidity lead to a smooth, lingering finish.
BTG $9.50 Retail $24.99

2012 Ch St Jean Alexander Valley Cabernet
Sonoma, California
This balanced and elegant wine captures the hallmark characteristics of Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – rich, fleshy and voluptuous. It opens with inviting aromas of boysenberry, black cherry and spicy, leading to a fleshy and rich mouthfeel filled with fresh berry and baking spice flavors. 91 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $9.50 Retail $24.99

2012 Sbragia Home Ranch Merlot
Sonoma, California
Warm, lush flavors of cherry liqueur are punctuated with notes of bright red currant and rhubarb in our 2012 Home Ranch Merlot. The wine has a rich mouth-feel without being a heavyweight, with notes of dark chocolate, vanilla and cinnamon spice and an intriguing note of pink peppercorn. The tannins are soft and supple and the wine carries a long, smooth finish.
BTG $10.00 Retail $26.99

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