Armeno Wine Tasting
Elicio 2014 Vermentino
Not familiar with Vermentino? Then you should try it!
Fresh and lively aromas of zippy citrus and tropical fruits. On the palate; soft flavors of lemon mingle with clean pineapple for a profile that is both inviting and refreshing. Smooth while crisp, from start to finish.
Serve this Vermentino as a chic sipping style or pair with your appetizers/lighter entrees.
Buttonwood Farm 2013 Signature Sauvignon Blanc
A bright and sassy wine! Look forward to a yin-yang bouquet of grapefruit pith, honeydew melon and rocky earth that leads to a vivid and vivacious palate. Zesty lemon-lime and passion fruit are joined by tropical breadfruit on the mid palate, finishing with hints of dried sage and a roundness reminiscent of apple crisp. 94 Points, San Francisco International Wine Comp. Serve this Sauvignon Blanc with fresh fish, grilled chicken or an assortment of goat cheeses.
Thursday September 3rd, 7-9pm
William Fevre Espino 2013 Pinot Noir:
A medium-bodied wine that presents aromas of rustic cherry and strawberry with a hint of minerality. Notes of tomato vine lead to a slightly smoky and spicy finish. ESPINO is the result of a collaboration between Victor Pino, an expert of Chilean terrior and William Fevre, an established & seasoned French winemaker. Serve this Pinot Noir with duck, smoked salmon, bacon wrapped dates, or braised chicken.
Victor Hugo Winery 2011 Hunchback Red Blend
Delicious! Complex, inviting aromas are created by the blending of Zinfandel, Merlot, Syrah, and Malbec. Hints of ripe berries, spice and cassis are intertwined with subtle oak. Flavors are extended and rich with layers of pleasantly assertive tannins, while the finish is rich and lasting. Serve this blend with hearty beef stews, spicy sauced pastas or veggie lasagna.
Bodega Las Cepas 2011 Loatum Organic Rioja
Juicy aromas of blackberry, cassis-stewed fruits, blueberries, confectionery sweets, and a hint of eucalyptus. The palate is structured with sweet tannins: powerfully ripe and aromatic, rich fruit components. Loatum delivers an intense palate expressing great acidity with elegant notes of oak thanks to 6 months of aging. Certified Organic. 50% Tempranillo, 35% Graciano 15% Grenache.
Serve with a variety of pork entrees, seafood paella, turkey chili or grilled meats.
Kiona Vineyards 2013 Late Harvest Riesling
Honey and apricot aromas lead to honeysuckle and floral notes that collide with lush peach, white grape and orange blossom flavors that linger on the palate. This Riesling is elegant and exciting at the same time, with plenty of acidity to balance its abundant sweetness. 92 Points, Best Buy, Wine Enthusiast. Serve this Riesling with a fresh fruit & cheese plate as your dessert course. i>