Saturday, October 4, 2014
October 2014 Table Club FeaturesFeudo Zirtari
Feudo Zirtari displays rich floral and fruity notes, with a faint hint of almond. These sensations are echoed on the palate, along with an acidity that balances out the wine's alcoholic warmth. Inzolia, a local Italian varietal, and Chardonnay come together in a wine that is the perfect match for fish dishes and delicate meats.
Hugo Gruner Veltliner
Hugo Gruner Veltliner has a fresh green apple fruity aroma. It is accented by flavors of lemon, lime and peaches, with a solid fruit core. It's rich in finesse, with a beautiful length and mineral tones.The ideal wine for seafood and poultry.
The 2010 Dows Vale do Bomfim Douro Red begins with pleasing aromas of blackberry, baking spice and pepper. Tasting the wine reveals lots of rich, juicy dark fruit plus sweet, grippy tannins and good acidity. Spicy oak notes lurk underneath the fruit and come out towards the end. The finish is dry, long and delicious.
Vina Gormaz Vendimia Seleccionada incorporates Tempranillo grapes from dry-farmed vineyard plots over 50 years old, fermented in cement tanks. Structure and richness are obtained from the sweet old-vine fruit, resulting in a mineral, earthy complexity without the need for oak aging. It pairs well with a variety of cheeses, grilled meats, and poultry.
October 2014 Cru Club Features
Auzells white wine blend is pure, full of minerals, and clean. It has a delicate texture and peachy fruit aromas.With many different aspects from the soils in the vineyards, winemaker Tomàs Cusiné works with an multitude of grape varieties. The Azulles has a blend of five grapes: macabeu, sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, albariño and riesling.
The 800 Soles Limited Edition 2010 red is a blend of malbec, cabernet franc, syrah, cabernet sauvignon, and bonarda grapes.
Fable Mountain Vineyards Syrah
Fable Mountain Vineyards 2011 Syrah is comprised of fruit grown 100% from the vineyard's estate in Tulbagh South Africa. Bright crimson with distinct ruby color. A freshness and complexity on the nose with elderberries violets, licorice and spice. Beautifully layered red fruits on the palate as well as an unfolding texture of structure elegance and finesse.