Wine Tasting 11/5/19

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  HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING Tuesday November 5th 2019              6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings NV Charles Bove Brut Rose Touraine, France A methode traditionelle sparkling made from 70% Cabernet Franc (fine aromatics and acidity) and 30% Gamay (fruit and low alcohol). The wine rests on its lees in Bove?s chalk caves for eighteen months before being disgorged. This is fresh, dry, and very pleasing. 4.0 Vivino BTG $8.25    Retail $19.99 2017 Vasse Felix Chardonnay Margaret River, Australia Simultaneously supple and juicy in texture, with an elegant, fresh expression of apple, lemon and melon flavors that are vibrant, intense and mouthwatering. Subtle white pepper and green tea notes linger in the background. 92 Pts Wine Spectator BTG $9.50  Retail $23.99 2016 AIA Vecchia Lagone Toscano Rosso Bolgheri Tuscany, Italy In the glass, the wine is deep ruby with purple hues. On the nose, the wine is delicate with notes of cherry, vanilla, raw beef and herbs. On the palate, it is dry, structured and elegant with flavors of plum, ripe cherries, wild berries and a hint of spice, followed by a lengthy and smooth finish that begs for food.”60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc  89 Pts Vinous BTG $7.50 Retail $16.99 2017 Martin Ray Napa Cabernet Napa Valley, California Deep notes of chocolate-covered cherry, dense cassis, and cacao nib. Blueberry throughout, with allspice, green peppercorn, and supple integrated tannins. 91 Pts Wilford Wong BTG $9.00    Retail $22.99 2016  Bodegas Alta Black Slate Priorat, Spain Grenache, Carignan, Cabernet, Syrah & Merlot This generous red features a round, soft texture that carries ripe black fruit flavors, laced with licorice, toast and loamy earth notes. Offers well-integrated tannins and gentle acidity. Pretty floral and cinnamon details emerge on the finish. 93 Pts Wine Spectator BTG $9.50  Retail $23.99
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