Wine Tasting 1/21/20

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HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING

Tuesday January 21st 2020             

6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2018 Black Stallion Sauvignon Blanc

Napa Valley, California

This complex wine opens with vibrant, tropical aromas of guava, lemongrass and honeysuckle. Flavors of lime, lemon, ripe tropical fruit and orange creme compliment the bright acidity and remarkable finish. 90 Pts Wine Enthusiast

BTG $7.25   Retail $15.99

2017 Diora Spendeur Du Soleil Chardonnay

Monterey, California

A beautiful, golden hue, the aromas of toasted oak mingle with light spice notes of cinnamon. The delicate flavors of vanilla bean give way to a lovely, soft and light buttery layer. This reminds one of a rich, yet delicate crème brûlée with a soft, round mouthfeel.

93 Pts  #34 Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Wines of 2019

BTG $8.25 Retail $19.99

2017 Diora La Petite Grace Pinot Noir

Monterey, California

Dark ruby in the glass, aromas of blackberries and roasted almonds mingle with nuances of toasted marshmallows and brown sugar. Soft and velvety, robust with a voluptuous and full-bodied mouthfeel, the palate unfolds with luxurious layers of intense red cherry, and a delicate hint of blueberry A long, lingering finish instills a lasting impression of rich, concentrated flavors, vanilla bean and toasted oak. 91 Pts Wine Enthusiast

BTG 8.25    Retail $19.99

2017 Maxville Big Max Cabernet

Central Coast, California

Smooth, medium-to-full bodied entry opens nicely on the palate to reveal waves of rich black cherry, cassis spice and creamy oak. The powerful fruit flavors and well-balanced, firm tannins carry through for a long savory finish.

BTG $8.25    Retail $19.99

2017 Maxville Big Max Red Blend

Central Coast, California

50% Zinfandel 33% Cabernet Sauvignon 17% Syrah

Deep blue-purple, Black Cherry and plum with toasty oak and vanilla aromas accented by savory notes of spicy raspberry and wild herbs. Juicy with a full mid-palate, soft tannins, and a lingering finish

BTG $8.25    Retail $19.99

Wine Tasting 1/14/20

Posted in Uncategorized by hvine on January 9, 2020 No Comments yet

HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING

Tuesday January 14th 2020             

6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

2018 Eugene Carrel Jongieux Blanc

Savoie, France

A luminous appearance with green highlights, this wine delivers lovely fruity notes (citrus and ripe pears), associated with floral overtones has a slight minerality to finish.

90 Pts Wine Spectator

BTG $7.00   Retail $14.99

2019 De Wetshof Limestone Hill Chardonnay

Robertson , South Africa

Open-knit, featuring yellow apple and cantaloupe notes, with a nice beam of acidity emerging midpalate, delivering a juicy, moderately long finish. 90 Pts T.C

BTG $7.25 Retail $15.99

2018 Silver Peak Pinot Noir

North Coast, California

Aged 12 mo. in French & American oak barrels.

This Pinot Noir has a brilliant ruby color to it that gives off an elegant look. It has hints of dark fruits, herbs and a touch of oak. 3.9 Vivino

BTG 6.50    Retail $19.99

2017 High Note Malbec

Mendoza, Argentina

Aromas of violet, jasmine, and ripe red fruits. The palate opens with notes of plums and toffee and gives way to hints of almonds and cinnamon. Round tannins lead into a ripe fruit finish.

92 Pts James Suckling,

BTG $6.50    Retail $12.99

2017 Textbook Merlot

Napa Valley, California

Smells and flavors of dark red cherries, blueberries and raspberries along with savory sensations of tarragon, tobacco, white pepper, wheat toast and caramel. Medium/full body, silky mouthfeel, nicely rich and juicy. This wine has the gentleness of Merlot plus the richness of Napa Valley. If you or your friends say “I don’t like Merlot,” I’d like to pour you this wine blind and see what you think. 90% Oak Knoll District fruit, 10% Oakville. 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. 92 Pts S.K.

BTG $9.50    Retail $23.99

Wine Tasting 1/7/20

Posted in Uncategorized by hvine on January 3, 2020 No Comments yet
HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING Tuesday January 7th 2020              6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings 2017 Willakenzie Pinot Gris Willamette Valley, Oregon This pale colored Gris begins with aromas of Bartlett pear, starfruit and a touch of lemon zest. With bright, lip smacking acidity, the wine unveils lovely Pazzaz apple, shortbread and lemon cream flavors. This is just an awesome value out of the Willamette Valley. 90 Pts International Wine Report BTG $7.25    Retail $15.99 2018 Wairau River Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough, New Zealand Light straw in color, this wine offers an intense aroma of ripe tropical fruits and citrus. The body is refined and elegant, with a finely textured palate and flavors of guava and stone fruit leading to a balanced, subtle finish. 90 Pts Decanter Magazine BTG $7.25 Retail $15.99 2018 Belle Glos Clark & Telephone Pinot Noir Central Coast, California Bright ruby red with fresh, vibrant aromas of wild blackberry, raspberry jam, and cedar box accented by rich floral notes. This wine is juicy and generous on the palate with sweet cherry, field-ripened strawberry, cranberry, and just-baked gingerbread. Perfectly balanced with bright acidity and a supple mouthfeel. Fine-grained tannins provide an authentic textural distinction and structural depth. 4.2 Vivino 93 PTS JL Retail $39.99 2017 Amancaya Reserve Red Blend Mendoza, Argentina 67% Malbec, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon Deep ruby color. Intense aromas of white flowers, red cherries and figs. Juicy and complex with hints of cloves and other spices. This well-balanced wine is an elegant expression of the blend 93 Pts James Suckling, 91 Pts Wine Advocate BTG $8.25    Retail $19.99 2017 Bella Union Cabernet Napa Valley, California From the house of Far Niente Filled with luscious aromas of cherry cola, anise, and baking spices. Tension is exhibited on the palate as this wine is both fruit forward and restrained. Black cherry, blueberry and other briary fruit flavors guide the wine’s bright midpalate, finishing with hints of cocoa and resolved tannins. 92 Pts Wilford Wong 95 Pts JL Retail $59.99