Wine Tasting 12/12/17

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events by hvine on December 7, 2017 No Comments yet

Tuesday December 12th 2017
6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

NV Mumm Napa Blanc de Blanc
Napa Valley, California
An incredible blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Gris. The Chardonnay contributes the wine’s bright, elegant citrus tone, while the Pinot Gris adds an appealing stone fruit character that enriches the wine’s texture and flavors. It displays complex aromas of lime, sweet Meyer lemon and golden apple. Crisp and focused on the palate, its bright citrus, aplex aromas of lime, sweet Meyer lemon and golden apple. Crisp and focused on the palate, its bright citrus, apple, peach and brioche flavors persist throughout a long, mouthwatering finish. 90 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $9.50 Retail $23.99

2015 Landmark Overlook Chardonnay
Sonoma County, California
Aromatic with ripe fruit of lemon, green apple with crème caramel and toasty oak. The palate is rich and textured with ripe fruit and lemon tart on entry, subtle herbal notes with mandarin orange join on the mid-palate with lingering complex fruit and toasted elements lingering on the long, crisp, refreshing finish. 89 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $8.25 Retail $19.99

2014 Elizabeth Chambers Winemakers Cuvee Pinot Noir
Willamette Valley, Oregon
A hot year in the valley gave us a great growing climate for bigger, broader, yet balanced wines. Aromas of sour cherry candy and spice lead into a palate of predominantly dark cherry, bright strawberry and rhubarb notes. This limited production blend from selected vineyard partners represents our terroir-focused style while showcasing the given vintage. 92 Pts Wine Enthusiast, 90 Pts Wine Spectator, 93 Pts Susie Franco
BTG$12.00 Retail $32.99

2015 Antinori Guado Tasso Bruciato
Tuscany, Italy
55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 15% Syrah Compelling quality to price ratio. The 2015 vintage delivers incredibly balanced results thanks to weather patterns that were never too hot or too cold. The wine opens to dark fruit aromas with black cherry, spice and mocha. The tannins are sweet, but the wine finishes with elegant dryness. This is exactly the kind of wine you should buy by the case, so that you always have a bottle handy for spontaneous dinner parties. 91+ Wine Advocate
BTG $10.75 Retail $27.99

2014 Conundrum Red Blend
Serious yet down-to-earth, this wine knows no boundaries. Created from dark red varietals including Zinfandel and Petite Syrah, this wine offers layers of rich flavor that slowly trail off. With an alluring crimson color, this wine draws you in with aromas of dark German chocolate, rich berries and fresh lavender. The nose conveys just the right amount of oak, making you think of a campfire in the woods. with an earthy scent in the air. Entry on the palate is round and brood, with lush flavors of candied cherries and baking chocolate. Fine granular tannins create the sensation of silky smoothness. The finish offers hints of cocoa, both playful and serious all the way through to the end of every sip. 89 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $8.25 Retail $19.99

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