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Wine Tasting 9/17/19


Tuesday September 17th 2019             

6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2016 John Anthony Sauvignon Blanc

Napa Valley, California

Vibrant tart fruit aromas with white pepper and citrus blossom. Pineapple, kiwi and guava flavors with honeysuckle and ginger with a lean texture. Minerality pervades throughout the freshness and energy of this bright Sauvignon Blanc. 90 Pts Wine Enthusiast

BTG $9.00     Retail $22.99

2017 Sbragia Home Ranch Chardonnay

Sonoma, California

Farmed by the Sbragia family for decades, Home Ranch Vineyard is located at the southeast end of Dry Creek Valley, where temperatures are cooler than most of the appellation. The 2017 growing season was another great one despite inconsistent temperatures. This vintage has aromas of ripe apples and stone fruit, followed by lemon peel, and a kiss of sweet oak and vanilla. 89 Pts Wine Spectator & James Suckling

BTG $7.75  Retail $17.99

2017 Siduri Pinot Noir

Santa Barbara, California

Sourced from vineyards in the Sta. Rita Hills and Santa Maria Velley. It showcases the vibrancy and depth of flavor so synonymous with the region while mirroring the charm and romance that is always found in the area. Aromas of crushed slate, red cherry and rose petals lead into a bouncy palate that’s tart in flavors of pomegranate and raspberry. 93 Pts Wine Enthusiast

BTG $10.75 Retail $27.99

2016 Dry Creek Cabernet

78Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 5% Malbec, and 2% Petit Verdot.

This impeccable Cabernet Sauvignon displays lively aromatics of black cherry, blackcurrant, and dried blueberry. Additional airing reveals nuances of dried Herbes de Provence, cola, leather, and black olive. The palate is full-bodied and rich with elegant flavors of black currant and dried cranberry with notes of cocoa powder, espresso, nutmeg, and cedar. The wine is fruit-forward and youthful, with fine tannins and a finish of black and white pepper. It offers intensity and richness and reflects the terroir beautifully.

92 Pts Wilford Wong

BTG $10.00 Retail $24.99

2017 Emmolo Merlot

From the famous Caymus Portfolio

Grapes for this wine were sourced from Napa Valley’s Oak Knoll district, which includes two family vineyards. The area’s cooler weather, along with crop thinning and gravelly light soil, creates ideal conditions for producing a rich, distinctive Merlot. This wine is lush and supple on the palate, with expansive, dark berry flavors, a fresh earthiness, and smooth, leathery tannin. 4.4 Vivino Retail $37.99

Wine Tasting 9/10/19

Posted in Uncategorized by hvine on September 5, 2019 No Comments yet


Tuesday September 10th 2019             

6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2017 Elk Cove Pinot Blanc

Willamette Valley, Oregon

Jumps from the glass with aromas of bright tangerine set off by slate, smooth river rock and a flash of honeysuckle. Ripe and mouth-watering, this wine is bursting with stone fruit and crisp Meyer lemon buffered by the creamy texture of meringue.

92 Pts Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Wines #5, 92 Pts Wine & Spirits

BTG $8.25     Retail $19.99

2016 Solena Grand Cuvee Pinot Noir

Willamette Valley, Oregon

Deep, bright red in color with a vibrant and fruity nose. Cheery aromas of black cherry, plum and blackberry compote entice the nose while the soft mouthfeel gives way to flavors of dark fruit with elements of bramble, leather and licorice. 92 Pts James Suckling

BTG $9.50  Retail $23.99

2016 Coltibuono Chianti Classico

Tuscany, Italy

This wine is the result of absolutely natural production methods using hand-picked organically grown Sangiovese and Canaiolo grapes. It is considered to be one of the most representative wines of the Chianti Classico appellation. The color is bright ruby, the nose unveils layers of iris, violet, tobacco, black pepper and marasca cherry. The taste is well balanced, tightly knit with supple tannins, mineral notes, a mouth cleansing fresh acidity. Warm and persistent.

93 Pts Wine Spectator

BTG $9.00 Retail $22.99

2016 Castello Di Neive Barbera D’Alba Superior

Piedmonte, Italy

Intense and racy, this red displays concentrated black cherry, blackberry and black currant aromas and flavors. Vibrant and tangy on the mouthwatering finish. 92 Pts Wine Spectator

BTG $10.75  Retail $27.99

2016 Peachy Canyon Incredible Red

Paso Robles,California

90% Zinfandel, 10% Petite Sirah

A rich and fruity nose opens with black cherry, blackberry, nutmeg, and vanilla, leading into toffee, cigar, and cherrywood. On the palate the wine is round and sumptuous, with notes of cherry, clove, and orange oil. This Incredible Red meets and exceeds the promise in its name.

90 Pts SK

BTG $6.50 Retail $12.99