Wine Tasting 8/7/18

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HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING
Tuesday August 7th 2018
6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2017 Frenzy Sauvignon Blanc
Marlborough, New Zealand
Intensely aromatic and lively, with flavors of passionfruit and guava underpinned with aromas of fresh herbs and blackcurrant, this is a great wine to enjoy as an aperitif, or match with seafoods. The palate is vibrant with zingy fruit that is balanced with a long, crisp mineral finish. 91 Pts Wine & Spirits 90 Pts Wine Spectator
BTG $6.50 Retail $12.99

2014 Mommessin Bourgogne Blanc
Burgundy , France
An assembly of three complementary soil types : Vire for robustness, Péronne for finesse and suppleness and Côte de Beaune for grace, elegance and power. On the Nose Elegant with exotic fruits and light lemon touches. The palate is full and honest with vanilla and bread crumb touches on the finish.
BTG $7.25 Retail $15.99

2015 Robert Hall Cabernet
Paso Robles, California
The intense dark ruby red color of the Cabernet Sauvignon is reflective of this full-bodied, flavorful wine. The core of black currant and hints of cedar and spice along with cocoa aromas echoed by rich persistent flavors of plush ripe fruit, dark chocolate and anise are all supported by balanced rich velvety tannins. 91 Pts Wine Enthusiast
BTG $7.75 Retail $17.99

2016 Tenshen Red Blend
Santa Barbara County, California
Rhone Style Red Blend- Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre, Pette Sirah & Merlot
A project by Joey Tensley and Alex Guarachi, this is a whopper of a wine for the price tag. Black cherry, oregano, eucalyptus and dried sage show on the nose. The palate packs a mix of herbal seasonings, including anise and spearmint, alongside black cherry and baked blueberry fruit. 92 Pts Wine Enthusiast
BTG $8.25 Retail $19.99

2015 ZONIN VALPOLICELLA RIPASSO SUPERIORE
Veneto, Italy
70% Corvina, 20% Rondinella 10% Molinara
Intense ruby brightened by purple reflections Ample and remarkably complex with vinous tones; well-defined scents of cherries, mature plum, fig with notes of violet and dried tobacco against a tenuous background of dark chocolate. Dry on the palate with a fine and harmonious balance, great strength, and a sturdy body; reveals stewed wild berries, smoking tobacco, and exotic spices, leads to plush and moderate tannins; demonstrates persistence and complexity on the palate.91 Pts James Suckling
BTG $8.75 Retail $21.99

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