Wine Tasting 2/4/20

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  HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING Tuesday February 4th 2020              6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings NV Dr Loosen Dr L Sparkling Riesling Mosel, Germany 100% pure Riesling. Exuberant green floral perfume, melon and peach abound on this profoundly aromatic sparkler. It’s delicate in mousse with soft, persistent bubbles and deeply penetrating flavors of stone fruit and tangerine. Vibrant and spine-tingling, it’s a remarkably elegant sekt for with a gentle price tag. 91 Pts Wine Enthusiast, 91 Pts Tasting Panel BTG $7.75  Retail $17.99 2018 Licia Albarino Rias Baixas, Spain Straw yellow with greenish hues, has strong varietal characteristics with hints of grapefruit, candied fruit, quince jelly, notes of fresh herbs, green apples, and minerals. It is full bodied and well balanced, highlighting the aromas of citrus and green apple, with a long and persistent finish. 92 Pts James Suckling BTG $7.50 Retail $16.99 2018 Massaya Le Colombier Red Blend Bekaa Valley, Lebanon A ripe-fruited Lebanese red, made with a third each of cinsault and grenache with the rest divided between the charms of syrah and tempranillo. The resulting blend is a fragrantly spicy, rich and smooth delight, with attractive quince-fruit notes. 90 Pts TC BTG 7.75   Retail $17.99 2015 Lapostelle Le Rouge Rapel Valley, Chile Syrah, Carmenère, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon Intense and deep red with violet edges. Elegant, fine and well balanced nose with black fruits such as blackberry and black spicy aromas. Silky attack followed by red and black fruit, coffee and chocolate flavors. Good tannins delivering a very good structure. 90 Pts Wine Enthusiast BTG $7.75   Retail $17.99 2017 Alma de Cattleya Red Blend Sonoma, California Three different varieties comprise the perfect blend for our Sonoma County red wine. A base of 60% Syrah combines with 35% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. Generous sunshine during the day and cooler temperatures at night allow for the perfect ripening of the precious berries. Blackcurrant, blackberries and notes of cedar from the Merlot blend in full harmony with the generous and ripe Syrah tannins. Cabernet Sauvignon adds a final touch of succulent flavors and notes of cocoa and graphite. 92 Pts Wine Spectator BTG $11.25   Retail $29.99  
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