Special Guest and Wine Tasting 1/30/18

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It is our pleasure to have Bill Leigon owner of Jamieson Ranch Vineyards with us this Tuesday night.
An innovator and visionary who has been active in the wine industry since the early 1970s, Bill is the founder of Jamieson Ranch Vineyards and is responsible for the creation of their highly recognized “Double Lariat” Napa Valley Cabernet, as well as the driving force behind Reata, Light Horse and Whiplash brands. Prior to Jamieson Ranch Vineyards, Bill was President of Hahn Family Wines for 12 years.

A community activist, vocalist and artist, Bill was a founding director of the Napa Valley Repertory Theatre and has served as president of the Arts Council of Napa Valley and currently serves on the board at Music In The Vineyards.
Please help us give Bill a warm and enthusiastic South Florida welcome.

HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING
Tuesday January 30th 2018
6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2016 Reata Chardonnay
Sonoma Coast, California
Warm buttery straw color draws you in to toasty aromas followed by pear and red apple with cinnamon and clove. On the palate there is a distinct fruitiness followed by rich, savory flavors of Marcona almonds and toasted hazelnut. Crisp and dry with a lingering finish that keeps you wanting more.
Btg $8.00 Retail $18.99

2015 Reata Pinot Noir
San Benito , Sonoma County , Monterey County, California
Rich color hints at the boldness of this big Pinot Noir. Warm aromas of toasty oak fill the glass and lead to a well-structured weight on the palate. Densely delicious, earthy flavors mingle with notes of cherry and raspberry while a backdrop of clove and coriander adds complexity. The strong finish lingers on the palate nicely.
BTG $8.25 Retail $19.99

2016 Light Horse Cabernet
California
Intense in both its deep ruby color and dense bouquet, this delectable Cabernet’s aromas of fresh earth, jasmine and magnolia jump out of the glass. Layers of blueberry and raspberry bring fruity notes to the fold and are supported by refreshing acidity which runs through the mid-palate and melts into a long finish. Soft tannins provide a smooth texture, with a touch of oak.
BTG $6.75 Retail $13.99

2015 Whiplash Red Blend
California
A lovely, dark cherry hue and opens with warm, comforting aromas. A fruit forward wine with dark cherry, fig and mixed berry pie flavors with hints of baking spices such as fresh clove and butterscotch and earthy tones. Bright pomegranate notes reveal the wine’s balanced acidity. Medium-bodied with good lift and juicy tannins that leave you wanting another sip. Smooth tannins grip the midpalate and leave an easy finish of sweet oak. 90 Pts Wine Enthusiast
BTG $6.75 Retail $13.99

2014 Jamieson Ranch Double Lariat Cabernet
Napa Valley, California
Enticing aromas jump out of the glass with this beautiful Cabernet Sauvignon. Notes of black currant, anise, and cedar intrigue the senses. Flavors of cassis, blackberry, and black cherry delight the palate leading to supple tannins that carry through a lengthy finish. The Double Lariat Cabernet is highly elegant yet accessible for any occasion and any connoisseur. 90 Pts James Suckling
BTG $12.00 Retail $32.99

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