Wine Tasting 08/30/16

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on August 25, 2016 No Comments yet

Tuesday August 30th 2016
6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2015 Totara Sauvignon Blanc
Marlborough, New Zealand
A Totara is named after an indigenous New Zealand tree known for it’s many diverse qualities. Equally diverse is this lovely example of New Zealand sauvignon blanc. This is a punchy aromatic wine bursting with aromas of ripe stone fruits and citrus zest. Rich and lingering, the palate is formed by a refreshingly juicy acidity and perfectly balanced finish.
BTG $7.00 Retail $15.99

2015 The Terraces Chenin Blanc
Clarksburg, California
Lemon-tinged in color, with aromas of tangerine blossom, grapefruit and honeysuckle. Medium body palate with stone fruit and citrus characteristics . Bright Malic acid and surprising weight in the mouth, this is a great alternative white wine.
92 Pts SK
BTG $8.25 Retail $19.99

2015 Domaine Bousquet Malbec
Mendonza, Argentina
It is a wine of dark violet color with reddish tones. In the nose it presents intense aromas of blackberry with notes of red and black currants, and plum. The mouth highlights notes of ripe plums with soft and elegant tannins. It has an excellent structure, long and persistent finish.
91 pts International Organic wine Competition
BTG $6.00 Retail $10.99

2008 Bodegas Ribera Dehesa La Granja
Castilla y León , Spain
One hundred percent Tempranillo from the Pesquera clones planted in 1998. Deep ruby. A complex, perfumed bouquet evokes dark berries, cola, smoked meat and mint. Supple and expansive on the palate, offering gently sweet blackberry and cherry-cola flavors that are firmed and lifted by juicy acidity. The smoky note repeats on the finish, which hangs on with very good tenacity and a whisper of fine-grained tannins Delicious right now.
91 Pts Josh Raynolds, International wine Cellars
BTG $8.25 Retail $19.99

2011 Villa Rosa Barolo
Piedmonte, Italy
Nebbiolo is cultivated from hand-selected vineyards in the DOCG appellation of Barolo to create this balanced rendition. Floral notes of rose, dogwood, and violet compose the bouquet. Dark fruit and hints of leather and spice are present on the dry palate with round, yet structured tannins pervading the long, persistent finish. Aged for 2 years in large French and Slavonian oak barrels, it is cellared for 1 year in bottle.
BTG $10.75 Retail $27.99

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