January 24 Wine Tasting
Avissi Non-vintage Prosecco. Veneto. Glera grape. Dry, tart and crisp. Straight-forward dry prosecco.
Echo Bay Sauv Blanc (Marlborough, NZ) - Pale, light color and body. Grapefruit on nose, bright citrusy palate, tart and mouthwatering. In other words, typical New Zealand SB.
Bieler Pere et Fils Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence Sabine Rose. Salmon orange pink color, pale, faint whiff of strawberry. Tart, dry and mineral finish.
Bieler Cote Du Rhone Villages L Jassine. Canilla spice on nose, bright ruby color. On palate red cherry and berry notes. On Palate, tart plum and cherry with textural tannins and a medium finish.
Dona Paula Smoked Red Blend Lujan de Cuyo. Charred oak barrels with herbs burned in the barrels. Lends a juicy and herbaceous note to the nose of this wine. Rich fruit, low tannins and a spicy finish. Somm will carry this wine soon.
Hope’s End Red Blend (Australia). Shiraz, Grenache and Malbec). Dark purple garnet color. Red cherry, mocha and spice on the nose. Juicy red fruit, fine tannin, medium body . This is a fruit-forward blend with a medium long finish.