Wine Tasting 8/21/18

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events by hvine on August 9, 2018 No Comments yet

Tuesday August 21st 2018
6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2017 Vinosia Greco Di Tufo
Campana, Italy
Powerful aromas of apricot, peach and citrus on the nose; while on the palate mineral and floral notes are framed by apple and pear flavors. Pair with shellfish, cured and green olives, mild aged cheeses and risotto, especially with porcini mushrooms.
93 Pts James Suckling
BTG $7.75 Retail $17.99

2015 Monteverro Vermintino
Tuscany, Italy
Aromas of pear and grape skin with hints of green apple. Full body, dense and phenolic with lots of lively acidity and a bright finish. A fresh and textured style. Pale grey with hints of mercury on the rim. Explosion of minerality with touches of fruit like mango with touches of jasmin, orange blossom and pear and toasted bread. Fresh vibrant entrance with a great acidity lingering on fresh citrus like tangerine, apricot, pencil shave with touches of rose and white chocolate. 92 Pts James Suckling
BTG $8.25 Retail $19.99

2016 Pasqua, Romeo & Juliet PassioneSentimento Bianco
Veneto, Italy
100% Garganega
This is an alluring white wine. Intense aromas of citrus fruits, almond and
peaches on the nose, followed by a palate which is refreshing and well balanced with a lingering finish. 91 Pts Decanter Magazine
BTG $7.50 Retail $16.99

2016 Pasqua, Romeo & Juliet PassioneSentimento Rosso
Veneto, Italy
Merlot, Corvina, Croatina. The Merlot and Corvina grapes, selected and hand harvested with great
care, are then left to dry for 1 month into trays in the Fruttaio. Here, thanks
to the dry and well ventilated environment where the humidity level is carefully
controlled, the grapes loses around 15% of their water content and gain high sugars concentration. Deep ruby-red in color. The nose has intense aromas of red berries with hintsof spices. The palate is balanced with velvety tannins, and it has a soft and round finish.
91 Pts Luca Maroni
BTG $7.50 Retail $16.99

Campana, Italy
100% Aglianico
Very deep black and red fruits with hints of blackberries, plums, and cured olives; good acidity, ample smooth tannins and a long finish reminiscent of black cherries, tea, spices, figs, and plums. Fantastic aromas of dark fruits and walnut, sweet tobacco, dark tea and balsamic. Some oysters, too. Full body, powerful and rich. So much going on here. A great wine from Campania. 95 Pts James Suckling
Retail $34.99

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