Wine Tasting 5/30/17

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events by hvine on May 24, 2017 No Comments yet

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  


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