TASTING :: NOVEMBER 12, 2015
Italy – $12.65
Bright light straw green color. Lively, fruity aromas of Meyer lemon, peach pits, gauze, and gravel with an crisp, finely carbonated, dry medium-to-full body and a warming, delightful, brisk finish with fruit tannins and no oak.
Gewürztraminer Alto Adige
Italy – $23.55
Rich straw-yellow with scents of peach and freshly cut grass over more subtle hints of white spices. The wine is refreshing and clean with balanced acidity and weighty texture. On the palate, juicy tropical flavors of lychee and starfruits complement a delicately floral finish.
Holloran Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley
Oregon – $23.95
This sleek style frames blueberry and pepper flavors with crisp tannins, pointing into the vivid finish.
Paco & Lola Garnacha/Tempranillo,
Spain – $18.60
Earthy, smoky. Plum, baking spice, earth, black fruit. Pink peppercorn on the finish.
Anne Gros & Tollot La Cinso
France – $26.65
There is dark fruit here but it is subtle and a bit elegant. Blackberries and blueberries spring to mind.