Wine Tasting 11/29/16

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on November 23, 2016 No Comments yet

Tuesday November 29th 2016
6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2015 Kentia Albarino
Rias Baixas , Spain
Vivid straw. Pungent aromas of lemon pith, pear skin and melon, with a subtle floral overtone. At once juicy and broad on the palate, conveying a seamless texture to its fresh, deep pit and orchard fruit flavors. Finishes supple and long, with lingering orange and nectarine flavors and a sneaky mineral flourish. 90 Pts Vinous
BTG $6.50 Retail $13.99

2014 Casas Del Bosque Grand Reserve Pinot Noir
Casablanca Valley, Aconcagua, Chile
Bright ruby-red. Deeply pitched red berry and cherry pit scents are lifted by peppery spice and mineral nuances. Round and supple on the palate, offering juicy black raspberry and bitter cherry flavors that become sweeter with air. Clings with very good tenacity on the smoothy tannic, harmonious finish.
90 Pts Vinous
BTG $8.00 Retail $18.99

2011 Carpineto Chianti Classico Reserva
Tuscany, Italy
80% Sangiovese 20% Canaiolo
In order to deliver the highest quality Carpineto has chosen to age this wine longer than the 2 years required by appellation rules for a Riserva.
Intense ruby red with garnet reflections. elegant, full, harmonious and persistent with suggestions of vanilla and raspberry. Flavor: long and velvety, full, generous and warm. 90 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $9.75 Retail $24.99

2011 Domaine Bousquet Ameri
Mendoza, Argentina
65% malbec 20% Cabernet Sauvignon 10% Syrah 5% Merlot
Dark reddish purple color, Intense nose of red berry fruit mixed with sweet spice. Open-knit, elegant in style, with lots of mineral, cherrry and currant fruit. Bright acidity keeps it refreshing through the finish. The palate is packed with ripe, concentrated fruit flavors with notes of tobacco and black pepper. A long and structured finish with fine tannins.
91 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $11.50 Retail $29.99

2014 Angels and Cowboys
Sonoma, California
Blend of Zinfandel, Malbec and Cabernet
2014, a fabulous vintage that brought forth exquisite fruit from some of Sonoma County’s most prestigious growers. The grapes were allowed to hang for an extra long period of time to develop profound concentration and opulence. An impeccable integration of new and neutral French oak, purely driven to accentuate the fleshy layers of dark fruit and exotic spices , holds a bold, massive and flavorful style. The aromas are of bing cherries, red spice, chocolate and sandalwood. In the mouth it has explosive flavors, mouth-filling body and silky texture.
BTG $8.00 Retail $18.99

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