Wine Tasting 10/29/19

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  HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING Tuesday October 29th 2019              6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings 2018 Lapostolle Le Rose Central Valley, Chile Provence-style pink made from mostly Cinsault with some Syrah, Grenache and Mourvèdre. A very subtle and steely rose with strawberries and cream, nectarines and citrus. Medium-bodied with vibrant acidity, but there’s some real texture on the palate with creaminess. 92 Pts James Suckling BTG $7.50    Retail $16.99 2018 Tramin Pinot Grigio Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy This wine displays a straw color with aromas of citrus fruits, pears, apples and white flowers. The rich and velvety texture of the wine is balanced by refreshing acidity leading to a long, lingering finish. 91 Pts James Suckling BTG $7.50  Retail $16.99 2017 High Note Red Blend Mendoza, Argentina 50% Malbec, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Syrah, 10 % Bonarda. Intense nose blackberry laced with spice fragrances, hints of blueberry. Barrel aging provides further complexity with delicate chocolate and vanilla flavors. 91 Pts James Suckling BTG $6.75 Retail $12.99 2016 Vietti Langhe Nebbiolo Perbacco Piedmont, Italy This wine could qualify as a full-fledged Barolo. Barrels not used in the final Barolo Castiglione blend are used to make the Perbacco. Langhe Nebbiolo is a concept that you get great Nebbiolo quality at a fraction of the Barolo price. Today, Langhe Nebbiolo is one of the fastest-growing categories in the entire wine region., Offers up generous fruit along with menthol, spices and hard candy, showing notable intensity while retaining an essentially mid-weight style. Strong, intense and powerful when young, complex and elegant with the ageing. 93Pts Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate BTG $10.75    Retail $27.99 2016 Quivira Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley, California Dark, yet fresh, brambly fruit dominate the nose with upfront notes of blackberry, raspberry, plum and dark cherry. Forward berry-driven fruit is accented by classic Dry Creek Valley baking spice and more subtle dried fruit notes. Palate and texture are rich and full with a dense, flavorful mid-palate. Flavors linger pleasantly in a long, persistent finish. 91 Pts Wine Enthusiast BTG $10.25  Retail $25.99
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