Wine Tasting 3/10/20

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HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING

Tuesday March 10th 2020             

6-9 Pm No charge for Tastings

NV Monteliana Prosecco

Veneto, Italy

Sparkling wine made by natural fermentation with the Charmat method. Pale straw-yellow colour with greenish highlights. It has the typical fruity bouquet reminiscent of Golden Delicious apples, with a hint of banana and peach. It is fresh, aromatic and velvety in the mouth with a pleasant roundness.

BTG $7.00  Retail $13.99

2018 Brooks Amycas White Blend

Willamette Valley, Oregon

26% Pinot Blanc, 25% Riesling, 24% Muscat, 14% Pinot Gris and 11% Gew├╝rztraminer.

Generous ripe golden fleshed fruits with sweet citrus notes framed by equal parts white spring florals, herbal, and mineral structure. 90 Pts Wine Enthusiast

BTG $7.75 Retail $17.99.

2016 Castello Di Bossi Chianti Classico

Tuscany, Italy

Deep, ruby-red in color, this Chianti Classico offers aromas of ripe cherries and red plums, with subtle notes of toasted vanilla beans and purple flowers. On the palate, the wine displays a superbly structured character with bright acidity and a pleasantly savory finish.

93 Pts James Suckling

BTG 8.50   Retail $20.99

2017 Aerena Cabernet

Lake County, California

Over the past decade, the Red Hills-Lake County AVA has been built up its resum├ę as and an up and coming source for top Cabernet Sauvignons. The 2017 Aerena by Blackbirds is a top performer. uplifting with fruit and floral components coming together in perfect balance. Soft and supple tannins offer great approachability but this vintage is not afraid to show its true cabernet core. 91 Pts Wilford Wong

BTG $9.50   Retail $23.99

2015 Renacer Villamor

Mendoza, Argentina

This exciting, innovative wine is produced under the watchful eye of Alberto Antonini, one of the top winemakers in the world, from a blend of 45% Malbec,40% Cabernet Sauvignon,

10% Bonarda, and 5% Cabernet Franc uniquely dried and vinified in the true Amarone style. The thin dry high altitude air of the Mendoza region makes for optimal drying conditions yielding perfectly dried rich and lush grapes. 92 Pts James SucklingBTG $9.00   Retail $22.99

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