Wine Tasting 1/24/17

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on January 19, 2017 No Comments yet

Tuesday January 24th 2016
6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2015 Kono Sauvignon Blanc
Marlborough, New Zealand
This refreshing white offers a clear, focused mix of passion fruit, lime, mango and green apple flavors on a light, smooth body. Finishes with a succulent juiciness, showing echoes of lemon verbena. 90 Pts Wine Spectator Rank #41 2016 TOP 100 Wines
BTG $6.50 Retail $13.99

2015 Tenshen White Blend
Central Coast, California
This expressive white is aromatic and juicy, featuring a rich, ripe, fleshy core of apricot and peach flavors, with accents of vanilla bean, honeysuckle and melon. A spicy note lingers on the long finish. Viognier, Roussanne, Grenache Blanc and Chardonnay.
92 Pts Wine Spectator Top 100: 2016, Rank: 31
BTG $8.75 Retail $21.99

2013 Bodegas Palacios Remondo Rioja La Montesa Crianza
Rioja, Spain
A thick texture carries plum tart, orange peel, toasted vanilla and anise flavors in this ripe version, balanced by juicy acidity. The spicy, berry-scented finish is long and pure. 91 Pts Wine Spectator Top 100: 2016, Rank: 52
BTG $7.75 Retail $17.99

2012 Arcanum Toscana Il Fauno
Tuscany, Italy
A polished, flavorful red, boasting floral, black currant, raspberry and spice flavors. Firm yet harmonious, with the fine aftertaste lingering with fruit, iron, tobacco and tea elements. Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot.
93 Pts Wine Spectator Top 100: 2016, Rank: 19
BTG $14.00 Retail $36.99

2014 Oberon Merlot
Napa Valley, California
Aged in French oak it possesses good density, elegant black cherry and mocha-infused aromas and flavors, excellent purity, density and richness, and a lush, succulent mouthfeel. It is exactly what Merlot should taste like. 89 Pts Robert Parker
BTG $8.25 Retail $19.99

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