Vibrant and lively wines from California and Washington Estates that scream enjoyment, easy drinking and value.
HOLLYWOOD VINE WINE TASTING!
Tuesday February 2nd, 2010
No charge for tastings
WATERBROOK CHARDONNAY 2007
Aromatic green apple and citrus zest married with tropical fruit notes welcome you to this crisp Chardonnay. Notes of grapefruit and apple with hints of toast lead to a wonderful, bright finish.
Wine Spectator Score: 88. —Harvey Steiman, June 2009
BTG $5.50 Retail $13.99
LESSE-FITCH CABERNET SAUVIGNON (SEBASTIANI) 2007
The color of dark rubies, this Cabernet presents itself with a nose of bourbon-soaked cherries, chocolate, and cedar, complemented by flavors of red currants, blackberry cobbler, and subtle notes of walnuts, wild game, and rich French oak. It’s soft, approachable and easy to drink.
BTG $5.00 Retail $11.99
NORMAN NO NONSENSE RED 2004
74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
A complex and intriguing wine, this blend of Bordeaux varietals grown in Paso Robles has ripe aromas of cherry and candied-plum, along with spicy notes of mint, black olive and coffee. Medium-bodied, it has intense berry flavors and a soft, luscious mouthfeel that lingers into a malt-chocolate finish.
BTG $7.00 Retail $18.99
ELYSE NERO MISTO RED BLEN 2007
38% Zinfandel, 34% Petite Syrah, 10% Syrah, 10% Carignane, and 8% blend of Gamay, Alicante Bouschet, Grand Noir, and Barbera
The Nero Misto (Italian for "mixed black") is deep blackish-burgundy colored with a nose of dark black fruits, dried herbs, pepper, leather, and wild blueberries. This delicious "field blend" styled wine has a strong mid-palate with flavors of pomegranate, black fruits, dried cherries and figs with a hint of spice. The wine is medium to full in body, with juicy fruit, firm tannins, great acid balance and a long, lush finish.
BTG $9.25 Retail $24.99
METTLER OLD VINE ZINFANDEL 2007
The focal point or "Epicenter" of Zinfandel is the Lodi Appellation, known as the Zinfandel Capitol of the World, where more zinfandel is grown than anywhere else. The true epicenter for exquisite zinfandels grown in a mediterranean climate. This Old Vine Zinfandel shows good structure with aromas of wild berry and espresso, giving way to dense tannins and a nice acidity to the finish. This Zinfandel shows good structure with aromas of wild berry and espresso, giving way to dense tannins and a nice acidity to the finish.
BTG $7.75 Retail $20.99
2035 Harrison Street
Hollywood, FL 33020