January 25 Tasting.
Tolaini Toscana Picconero Tenuta Montebello 2011. Cab merlot blend. Black and red cherry fruit, chewy tannin, Slovenian Oak. Supertuscan with some chew in it.
Chateau de la Gardine Chateaneuf du Pape Cuvee Dees Generations. Garnet color, red berry nose, silky texture and heavy body. Smooth, well integrated tannins and controlled acidity. Long finish.
Navarro Correas Structura Red Blend, Mendoza. Medium dark ruby color, dark stewed fruit on the palate. Acidic. Pomegranate and black cherry fruit. Textural tannin with a long finish.
Tablas Creek Vineyard, Esprit de Tablas Paso Robles (GSM+Cunoise). Medium color and bright ruby color. Red fruit on nose, tart red fruit with chewy tannins and a long finish. Dry, European style wine with robust acidity, some fruit at the back of the palate.