04/04/19 Wine Tastings
Puramun Reserve chardonnay (Mendoza, Argentina) 2017 - Pale yellow color, dried grass nose, lots of French oak on the nose as well. Partial Malo-lactic conversion. Bright lemon fruit and acidity. Medium Finish and body.
Tapiz Alta Collection Malbec Rose (Mendoza, Argentina) 2017 - Dark pink color - almost cranberry red. Cherry and cranberry on the nose and the palate. Bright acidity, medium finish and body.
Tapiz Sparkling Malbec Rose, Mendoza, Argentina. Pale pink color, autolytic nose of baking bread. Cherry fruit at mid palate with a medium+ intensity. Delicious, crisp and dry! Look for this next week at Somm and at Epicure.
Tapiz Pinot Noir - pale garnet, cherry and cranberry finish with medium intensity and tanin.
Lamadrid Malbec Reserva 2015 (Mendoza) - Winemaker is Hector Durigutti. Dark ruby in color. Strong nose of French Oak. Much like a bordeaux style wine, tart fruit and velvety/earthy tanins.
ZaHa Cabernet Franc (Mendoza) 2016 - Herbaceous nose, dark ruby color, soft rich fruit with ripe tanins. Look for this at Somm next week!
Perticaia Spoleto Trebbiano 2017. Pale yellow, yeasty nose, bright acidity and grippy minerality.
Cavazza Bocara Bianco 2017 - Garganega. Pale gold, citrusy nose, bright acidity with a long finish.
Kaltern Caldaro Sudtirol Alto Adige Schiava Classico 2016 - Pale garnet color. Deep cherry fruit on nose and palate. Light body and color.
Ronchi di Pietro Colli Orientali dei Friuli Schiopettino 2016 - Spicy/floral nose. Medium plus color. Tart cherry fruit, chewy tannin, medium plus body with a long finish.
Kaltern Lagrein 2016 -Dark ruby color. Cherry on the nose and palate. Medium plus color and body, medium finish. Firm but refined tannin. Look for this at Somm next week!
Tenuta Emera Lizzano Anima di Negroamaro 2013. Dark garnet color. Beeswax and oak on the nose. Rich soft fruit and sonft approachable tannins. Look for this at Epicure next week.