Wine Tasting 11/12/19

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  HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING Tuesday November 12th 2019              6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings 2017 Chapoutier Belleruche Rose Rhone Valley, France In the tradition of the Rhone valley’s great rose wines, Chapoutier’s Belleruche Rose is made from a blend of Grenache (roughly 75%), with smaller amounts of Cinsaut (Cinsault), and Syrah. The Grenache in this food-friendly wine gives it bright red stone fruit flavors and beautiful color, while the Cinsaut gives its delicate strawberry aroma and the Syrah its body. BTG $6.75    Retail $13.99 2017 The Calling Chardonnay Sonoma Coast, California This is a remarkably balanced white that is steely in nature, with bright aromas of tangerine, grapefruit and Meyer lemon. These tones follow through on the palate, alongside a fleshy texture and mineral stoniness that refreshes and lingers. 93 Pts Wine Enthusiast, 92 Pts James Suckling BTG $10.75  Retail $27.99 2018 The Calling Pinot Noir Monterey County, California Aromas of bing cherry, fresh raspberry, and cranberry. Medium-bodied, the wine features excellent acidity and a lingering finish. 91 Pts Wine Spectator BTG $11.25 Retail $29.99 2015 Clos De Los Siete Red Mendoza, Argentina 58% Malbec, 23% Merlot, 10% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 8% Syrah, 1% 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 2017  Borne Of Fire Cabernet Columbia Valley, Washington A blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Zinfandel, which is a variety you don’t see much in Washington. It’s healthy ruby/purple color is followed by a seamless, balanced, downright delicious red that has loads of sweet red and blue fruits, hints of spring flowers, medium body, no hard edges, and a great texture. 92 Pts James Suckling BTG $8.75  Retail $21.99    
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