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Saturday Samplings ~ Focus Series: Spain
Sat March 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Spain is a land of breathtaking landscapes, colorful history and a deep, complex culture in which wine has long played an important role. Spain is also a quickly developing winemaking country that is benefiting greatly from modern technology and growing techniques. Learn about the history of winemaking, wine regions and newest trends this Saturday from 12-3pm!
Wines will be accompanied by a selection of cheeses, crackers, canapes, artisan breads &olive oil. The cost for one flight (a sample of each of the wines) will be $15.
Come and Sample:
1.Borsao Blanco, Campo de Borja, 2018 $9.99
With all the freshness of citrus and tropical fruits creamy and fresh mouthfeel, in perfect harmony with the acidity.
2.Telmo Rodriguez Basa, Rueda, 2018 – $13.99- The Wildcard!
Lovely, uncomplicated, and texturally pleasing this gorgeous dry-grown Verdejo is blended with a little of floral Viura to lighten and lift.
3.Honoro Vera Organic Monastrell, Jumilla 2016 – $9.99
Great aromatic complexity, richness, & length. This mouth-filling Monastrell over-delivers in a big way
4.Morca Godina Garnacha,Calatayud 2016 $24.99-Silvia’s Favorite!
Finesse and elegance in addition to moderately intense aromas of black cherry jam-preserves spiked with eau de vie, cigar box, anise, and subtle oak spice.
5.Sierra Cantabria Reserva Rioja Unica , Rioja, 2015 – $29.99
91 p Wine Spectator, 91 p Robert Parker This red is plush and polished, showing good density to the plum, currant and forest floor flavors, backed by well-integrated tannins and gentle acidity. Rich yet graceful. Tempranillo and Graciano.