Salsa Night 6/24/17

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DJ Salsa Night

Saturday June 24th 8pm-11pm

Join us Saturday night 8pm-11pm for another of our popular DJ Nights where we invite a local DJ to share a night of curated music. This month we welcome back DJ Fiasco and his eclectic collection of Salsa vinyl records many of them from his father’s days in Cuba. Expect an entertaining night of vintage Salsa tunes and great wine. We hope to see you.

Wine Tasting 6/27/17

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Tuesday June 27th 2017
6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2015 Reata Chardonnay
Sonoma Coast , California
The warm, buttery straw color is inviting to the eye, and the nose shows toasted French oak and traditional Bosc pear, red apple and cinnamon. Rich, savory flavors of toasted hazelnut with balanced acidity lifts oak off the palate and keeps you wanting more. 90 pts Wine Enthusiast
BTG $8.00 Retail $18.99

2015 Casas Del Bosque Grand Reserve Pinot Noir
Casablanca Valley, Chile
Aromas of fresh red berries, allspice and candied rose develop a deeper cola note in the glass. Zesty red currant and bitter cherry flavors deepen and turn sweeter with air, picking up a suggestion of spicecake. Closes energetic, focused and long, delivering resonating spiciness, subtle tannins and a lingering floral pastille quality. 91 Pts Vinous, 93 Pts James Suckling
BTG $8.00 Retail $18.99

2015 Can Blau
Montsant, Spain
40% Cariñena, 40% Syrah and 20% Garnacha
Aged for four months in new and used French oak barrels) Opaque ruby. Dark berry preserve, licorice and floral scents are enlivened by a peppery element and a hint of dusty minerals. Sweet, smoke-tinged boysenberry, cherry compote and violet pastille flavors show an appealing blend of depth and energy. Supple tannins shape the long, smooth finish, which leaves a smoky blue fruit note behind. 90 Pts Vinous
BTG $7.75 Retail $17.99

2014 Bluegray
Priorat, Spain
45% Garnacha, 30% Cariñena, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon
A fruity Priorat with a ripe red-berry and soft-spice character. Medium body and firm tannins. Lovely tension and form.
92 Pts James Suckling
BTG $8.25 Retail $19.99

2013 Immortal Zinfandel
Lodi, Cailfornia
The color of this wine is truly Immortal. Its rich dark color goes on and on and on. The deceptively subtle aromas of this wine combine red current, raspberries, red cherries, with earthy cedar marrying together to put your olfactory senses into a new dimension. In the mouth, the palate is wrapped in a mysterious, velvety layered mix of raspberry cordial, sweet mouth filling red fruit, blackberry and red current, leading to a lengthy rich mouth filling almost breathless finish. BTG $6.50 Retail $12.99

Wine Tasting 6/20/17

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Tuesday June 20th 2017
6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2015 Joseph Drouhin St Veran
Burgungy, France
A lush yet succulent style, this displays floral, apple, white peach and subtle honey flavors. Balanced, leaving a fresh, cleansing impression on the finish. 90 pts Wine Spectator
BTG $8.75 Retail $21.99

2014 Lafond Chardonnay
Santa Rita Hills , California
Ripe and lively, with an enveloping minerality to the crunchy green apple, citrus and pastry flavors. Vibrant acidity matches with a finish that features accents of slate and flint. 92 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $9.50 Retail $23.99

2014 Finca Villacreces Pruno
Ribera del Duero, Spain
Plum and boysenberry flavors are ripe and juicy in this plump red. Notes of tar and mineral impart a savory aspect, while firm tannins and orange peel acidity lend focus. 90 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $8.75 Retail $21.99

2014 Martin Ray Cabernet
Sonoma, California
A blend of Sonoma County’s sub-appellations expresses a wonderful complexity in this wine. A fruit-driven bouquet and palate with notes of wild blackberry, Maraschino cherry, and spicy persimmon is balanced by aromatic cloves, fresh sage leaves, and a touch of butterscotch. This approachable, medium-bodied Cabernet is not to be underestimated with its pronounced tannins and well-integrated oak influence.
BTG $8.75 Retail $21.99

2014 Ancient Peaks Renegade Red
Paso Robles, Cailfornia
There is a lot to like in this blend of 80% Syrah, 18% Malbec and 2% Petit Verdot, which offers deep blackberry, black cherry, star anise and pie crust on the ripe, exotically spicy nose. The palate is rich with black cherry and vanilla flavors, cut by dark spice, lingering acidity and tannic depth. 92Pts Wine Enthusiast
BTG $9.00 Retail $22.99

Wine Tasting 6/13/17

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    Tuesday June 13th 2017
    6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2016 Errazuriz Max Sauvignon Blanc
Aconcagua, Chile
Silver yellow color with greenish hues. On the nose, this Sauvignon Blanc displays herbaceous notes such as tomato leaves, a subtle green chili aroma along with citrus notes that reminds of tangerine peel and lemon peel. The palate reveals citrus and herbal notes that combine to create a very refreshing and crispy composition. Good persistence, excellent acidity that adds verticality to the wine, enhancing its most refreshing profile.

BTG $7.25    Retail $15.99
2014 Jackson Estate Chardonnay

Santa Maria Valley , California

Golden mango, yellow peach and honeysuckle flower flavors, with oak barrel aging bringing notes of buttered biscuits and vanilla bean.
BTG $8.25      Retail $19.99
2015 Storypoint Pinot Noir

Sonoma, California

Centered on juicy plum, cherry and raspberry flavors that move from supple to firm, this offers fine-grained tannins that add texture and traction. Ends with a mix of floral and anise notes. 

BTG $7.00   Retail $14.99
2013 Hill Family Briarstone Cabernet

Atlas Peak, California
Opens with beautifully lifted spice and black fruit aromatics—clove, anise, black cherry and blackberry—layered with a hint of rich oak. A round, supple entry leads to a silky, smooth midpalate. Cassis, clove, and toasted oak complement the black and red fruit flavors. Fine-grained, age-worthy tannins provide structure to the dark, juicy finish.

BTG $8.25 Retail $19.99

2014 Mitolo Jester Shiraz
McLaren Vale, Australia

Deep, dark red Bright, lifted and aromatic, with raspberry, blackberry, and choc mint characters. Full flavoured and elegant, packed with dark fruit flavours of plum and blackberry, complemented by dark chocolate, liquorice and white pepper spice. Structured and well balanced, with a velvety, savoury finish held taut by silky tannins and clean acidity.

BTG $8.25  Retail $19.99  

Wine Tasting 6/6/17

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Tuesday June 6th 2017
6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2016 Conde Villar Vinho Verde

Vinho Verde, Portugal
Loureiro 50%, Arinto 40%, Trajadura 10%

Visual: Bright and clear with a light lemony colour. Aroma: Fruity and fresh. Clean and pleasant aromas add a rich and interesting bouquet. Green apples is the most evidence. Flavour: It presents itself with a soft minerality, very well balanced and medium structure.

BTG $6.00    Retail $9.99

2016 Nautilus Estate Sauvignon Blanc

Marlborough, New Zealand

Displays intense aromas of ripe passionfruit, elderflower, limes and fresh herbs. The palate introduces a delightful lime/citrus based mouth-watering intensity and finishes with a strong textural component. Delicious upon release, this wine will improve for 3-5 years post vintage.

90 Pts Wine Spectator

BTG $7.50      Retail $16.99

2014 Solena Grand Cuvee Pinot Noir

Willamette Valley, Oregon
Deep, bright red in color with a vibrant and fruity nose. Cheery aromas of black cherry, plum and blackberry compote entice the nose while the soft mouthfeel gives way to ­avors of dark fruit with elements of bramble, leather and licorice. 89 Pts Wine Spectaor
BTG $10.00   Retail $24.99

2012 Castello Bossi Chianti Classico Reserva

Tuscany, Italy

Aromas of chopped mint, underbrush, spiced berry, toast and a whiff of iris take shape on this savory, approachable wine.

Powerful, earthy wine that shows the Castello di Bossi style at its best. Bold and deep to the core, the 2012 offers up a compelling mélange of dark red cherry, plum, tobacco, smoke and earthiness.

92 Pts Robert Parker, 91 Pts Wine Spectator, 92 Pts Vinous

BTG $11.25 Retail $29.99

2015 Day Zinfandel

Sonoma, California

Bold and rich, with a lively, structured core, plus black raspberry and pepper aromas, and ripe, zesty black cherry and sweet black licorice flavors. 92 Pts Wine Spectator

BTG12.00  Retail $32.99