TASTING :: NOVEMBER 13, 2016
Trentino-Alto Adige,Altanuta Pinot Grigio, Italy 2015
Creamy with yellow fruit, dried apricot, to which spicy, herbaceous notes mingle. It has a solid ripe acidity structure, which makes it lively and refreshing, with a long finish.
Mercer Estates Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, WA, 2015
This elegant Chardonnay opens with aromas of fresh green and golden apples, pears, vanilla and lemon. The body is full and lush with a clean, smooth finish.
Decoy Pinot Noir, Sonoma, CA, 2014
Made from a blend of Pinot Noir grapes from the Russian River Valley, Sonoma Coast and Carneros, this vivid and alluring wine displays a beautiful bouquet of fresh-picked strawberry, raspberry and blackberry, with hints of violet and white pepper. On the palate, the tannins are soft and silky, carrying the wine to a long, ripe berry finish.
Elqui Red Blend, Chili, 2013
Bright dark dusty garnet color. Earthy, fruity toasty aromas of ripe black currants, leather, black cherries, and white pepper with a lively, dry full body and a peppery, medium-long finish with firm, well-integrated, fruit tannins and moderate oak.
Wente Charles Wetmore Cabernet Sauvignon, Livermore Valley, CA, 2014
Deep, bold and concentrated with beautifully layered aromatics of rose pedals, raspberry and blackberry complemented by intense flavors of ripe plums, red and black fruit with a touch of spice and black tea. This full-bodied, supple wine has a long, lingering finish with robust tannins and elegantly balanced acidity.