Wine Tasting 5/30/17

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Tuesday May 30th 2017
6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings
2016 FIGUIERE MAGALI Cotes Du Provence ROSE
Provence, France
Cinsault 15%, Grenache 25%, Syrah 30%, and Cabernet Sauvignon 30% 
Figuière aims for tight wines that express the unique terroir of coastal Provence. Magali Rosé is a medium-bodied rosé with aromas and flavors of strawberries, orange peel and white flowers. The wine shows bright and refreshing acidity and salty minerality thanks to the influence of the nearby Mediterranean Sea.

BTG $8.00    Retail $18.99

Rueda, Spain

Bright greenish-straw color. Lively, mineral-accented aromas and flavors of lime, green apple and fresh melon, with subtle herb and ginger accents. Nervy and taut, displaying a firm mineral backbone and a long, penetrating, citrus fruit-driven finish. This energetic wine will be very flexible with a range of foods, especially those from the ocean. 90 pts Vinous

 BTG $7.00      Retail $14.99
2014 La Posta PIZZELLA Malbec

Mendoza, Argentina
Beautiful red/purple color with aromas of black cherries, dark fruits, dark chocolate and bakers spice. On the palate, the wine shows dense dark berry and plum flavors along with hints of sandalwood and spice, and even a hint of violets in the finish. Don´t be concerned if you find yourself inhaling deeply from your glass, over and over it is just your noses way of telling you that it wants its fair share! This is a full-bodied and well- structured wine that is incredibly full of life and born to be enjoyed with food and friends. 

BTG $7.50 Retail $16.99
2015 Chappellet MTN Cuvee

Napa Valley, Ca

37% Merlot 34% Cabernet Sauvignon 11% Malbec 11% Petit Verdot 7% Cabernet Franc
This inviting wine offers a complex array of elegant aromas that include spicy red fruit, black cherry, sage, anise, clove and cocoa powder. The palate is silky and balanced, with a plush, mouthcoating texture that makes the wine immediately approachable and delicious. Flavors of red currant and cassis are underscored by hints of smoke and vanilla, while seamlessly integrated tannins add length and structure to this complex blend of Bordeaux varietals.
BTG $12.00 Retail $32.99

2014 Mas Alta Black Slate Vilelle Alta

Priorat, Spain

65% Garnacha, 25% Cariñena and 5% each Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot
The wine offers up notes of blueberry and blackberry liqueur mixed with wet rocks, spring flowers and graphite, followed by a full-bodied, dense, multidimensional wine with fabulous intensity, loads of burgeoning complexity and a precise and lush feel to the palate. Tannins are present, but silky and well-integrated. This is a seamless, beautifully made wine that sells for a song, considering the quality and complexity it possess. 90 Pts Wine Advocate
BTG 9.00  Retail $22.99  


Wine Tasting 5/23/17

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events by hvine on May 18, 2017 No Comments yet

Tuesday May 23rd 2017
6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings
NV Coeur Clementine Brut Rose

Provence, France
100% Grenache

Delicate and layered aromas of fresh berries and spring flowers..
BTG $8.25    Retail $19.99
2016 Hess Shirtail Creek Chardonnay

Monterey, Ca
A touch tropical, our Chardonnay is crisp and clean, bright with balanced acidity, that lets the signature lemon-lime and a touch of apple flavors of Monterey shine through.

BTG $7.00      Retail $14.99
2014 Sonoma Cutrer Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

Sonoma, Ca
The first impression starts in the nose with deep, dark fruit aromas of cola and cassis, followed by a touch of cedar wood complexity accented with hints of cola, tobacco, licorice, and baking spices. Classic red fruit flavors of Bing cherry and wild strawberry greet the palate, followed by barrel spice and dark chocolate.”

BTG $10.00 Retail $24.99
2013 Castello D Albola Chianti Classico

Tuscany, Italy
Pretty scents of woodland berry, fragrant purple flower and baking spice float out of the glass. The vibrant, straightforward palate offers crushed wild cherry, white pepper and a hint of star anise alongside bright acidity and sleek tannins.

89 Pts Wine Spectator

BTG $7.25 Retail $15.99
2014 Arrowood Sonoma Estate Cabernet

Sonoma, Ca
Plump, juicy and absolutely delicious. Dark cherry, plum, tobacco, licorice and savory notes are nicely delineated in a juicy, vibrant wine that will drink well right out of the gate. This is a superb entry-level Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon. The Sonoma Estates is an on-premise wine only and will sell for $15 by the glass. 91 Pts Vinous

BTG 10.00  Retail $24.99  


Wine Tasting 5/16/17

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events by hvine on May 11, 2017 No Comments yet

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Tuesday May 16th 2017

6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings


2015 Bichot Puilly Fuisse

Burgundy France

This wine features beautiful pale yellow colour with golden highlights. A lively, aromatic nose with predominant notes of white fruit and spices is underpinned by a subtle touch of oak and vanilla. Mineral on the palate with a good balance between acidity and roundness. Lovely length.

BTG $9.50    Retail $23.99


2015 Comte Jean Marechal Sancerre

Loire Valley, France

This is a quintessential expression of sauvignon blanc from sancerre. the nose is highly perfumed and intense, with classic notes of cut grass, limes and the tell-tell hint of flint. The palate is restrained – and all the better for that – with a lovely fresh, balanced and clean character. The flavours are citrus of lemon and lime fruits wrapped around a very precise and elegant structure. Taught and mineral, a long finish completes this very good wine.

BTG $9.00      Retail $22.99



2014 CH Pey La Tour Reserve

Bordeaux, France

88% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Petit Verdot

Intense ruby red in colour, red berry fruits with strawberry notes are unleashed on the lovely bouquet. Fleshy and supple on the attack, the wine develops attractive roundness on the finish, complemented by the fruit purity. 89 Pts Robert Parker

BTG $8.50 Retail $20.99



2014 Bila Haut Occultum

Roussillon, France

Another terrific vintage for this cuvee, the Syrah and Grenache-dominated 2014 Cotes du Roussillon Villages Latour de France Occultum Lapidem was harvested with miniscule yields of 28 hectoliters per hectare. Completely destemmed and aged all in concrete tanks, its ruby opaque color is followed by complex notes of garrigue, leather, plums and violets. Medium to full-bodied, elegant and layered, with a great texture, this fruit-forward, balanced Roussillon is already hard to resist, but will continue drinking nicely for 6-7 years. 92 Pts Robert Parker

BTG $11.25 Retail $29.99


2014 Peju Merlot

Napa Valley, California

Fragrant aromas of bright raspberry, blueberry and cigar box introduce the lush plum, blackberry and currant flavors of this firmly structured Merlot. With mouth-filling tannins, this wine is complex and decadent featuring layers of mocha, anise and crème brulee. Culminating with elegance and hints of cocoa nibs, the 2014 Merlot will continue to mature for the next 6- 8 years.

BTG 10.75 Retail $27.99



Wine Tasting 5/9/17

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Tuesday May 9th 2017

6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings


2014 Valckenberg Pinot Blanc


Bright and fresh. Dry, clean and focused, it has good weight and an appealing, a fine aromatic wine, fruity and fullbodied with aromas reminiscent of pears and pineapples. Crisp and dry on the palate followed by a clean minerally finish.

BTG $6.50   Retail $12.99


2015 The Terraces Chenin Blanc

Clarksburg, California

The 2015 Chenin Blanc is 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.

BTG $8.25     Retail $19.99



2014 Moshin Westside Crossing Pinot Noir

Russian River, California

Westside Crossing is the second label of Rick Moshin, a math professor from San Jose State who founded Moshin Vineyards in 1989. This ravisher is loaded with boysenberry and cherry pie, leading to more refined notes of savory herbs, cinnamon, rose petal, and orange rind. Mushrooms and exotic wood aromas complete the picture. Lovely Pinot Noir at an exceedingly fair price!

BTG $8.75 Retail $21.99



2015 Garzon Tannat Reserve

Garzón, Uruguay

A juicy, full-bodied wine. Rich purple in colour with very fresh aromas reminiscent of red and black fruits such as plums and raspberries along with a delicate spicy nose. In the mouth, it is presented with a strong personality. Its mature tannins and minerality transform it into a wine with great soil identity.

BTG $7.25 Retail $15.99


2009 Vina Alicia Morena

Mendoza , Argentina

The 2009 Morena is a blend of five clones of Cabernet Sauvignon, two clones of Cabernet Franc, and a bit of Merlot aged for 12 months in French and American oak. It proffers an inviting nose of lightly roasted herbs and spices intermingled with notions of violets, black currants, and blackberry. Elegant on the palate and already displaying complexity, this lengthy effort will continue to develop for several more years and provide prime drinking from 2014 to 2023+. 92 Pts Wine Advocate

BTG 11.25 Retail $29.99





Announcing Daily Happy Hour

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events by hvine on May 2, 2017 No Comments yet

Join us for

Happy Hour

At Hollywood Vine

Every Day (except Tuesday) 4pm-7pm


Select Wine by the glass $5

Select beer $3

Select Spirits $6

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