Wine Tasting 1/22/19

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HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING

Tuesday January 22nd 2019

6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2017 Rodney Strong Upshot White Blend

 Sonoma, California

50% Chardonnay, 18% Gewurtzraminer, 15% Pinot Noir, 12% Viognier, 5% Sauvignon Blanc

This bright wine bursts with aromas of white peach, apricot and jasmine blossom with flavors of melon, peach and a wet stone minerality followed by a crisp yet full finish.

BTG $7.25    Retail $15.99 

 2016 Ferrari Carano Chardonnay

Sonoma, California

This Chardonnay delights with aromas of pear, white peach, orange blossom, vanilla, graham cracker and buttercream, perfectly balanced by flavors of Fuji apple, cinnamon, apricot, quince and hazelnut. Lingering creamy and toasted oak notes round out the finish.

BTG $8.50 Retail $20.99

2015 Cappezzana Barco Reale

Tuscany, Italy

Purplish dark and deep red with ruby red shades. Intense aromas of ripe blackberries and dark cherries with a hint of oak. Concentrated, with sweet, dense tannins and a lush, velvety texture with dark berry fruit flavors mingling on the finish.

90 pts James Suckling

BTG $7.50   Retail $16.99

2015 Clos de los Siete

Mendoza, Argentina

50% Malbec complemented with Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Petit Verdot

A fine and fresh wine with blueberries and fresh herbs. Medium body, refined and focused. Linear and tight texture. Very long and bright. Layered and delicious. 93 pts James Suckling, 91 pts Wine Spectator

BTG $8.25          Retail 19.99

2016 Copper & Thief Bourbon Barrel aged Red Blend   

Lodi, California

31% Syrah, 28% Merlot, 20% Zinfandel, 14% Petite Sirah, 3% Malbec, and 4% Other Red Blenders.

A dark and jammy red wine blend loaded with bourbon-inspired flavors and aromas. Crafted by Cellarmaster, Jeff Kasavan, the wine is aged for three months in bourbon barrels, which gives way to soft, velvety tannins with a subtle heat. The combined result is a rich flavor, with a long, lingering finish.

BTG $8.75      Retail $21.99

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