What? SECOND Friday? As First Friday happened to occur on New Years Day, we’ll be having our January First Friday tasting on the Second Friday, and it will be a good one! (yum)
That said, here’s the list of wines…
Trivento, Amado Sur, Mendoza, Argentina, 2013, $12.99
Torrontés delivers fresh, perfumed wine. Viognier confer citrus notes and sweet finish , a dash of Chardonnay emphasizes its elegance. Asparagus, Spring Rolls, Seafood Salad.
Spellbound, Chardonnay, Napa, California, 2013, $13.99
Bright and lush tropical fruit flavors pineapple, banana, guava, and kiwi, balanced with notes of vanilla and crème brûlée. Enjoy this wine on its own or with a variety of cuisine from the Pacific Rim to the fiery Southwest. Grilled Pork Tenderloin.
Fairview, Goats do Roam Rosé, Western Cape, S. Africa, 2015 $12.49
Bright salmon-pink wine offers fresh strawberry and rose notes. Red berries on the palate lead to an elegant, fresh finish. Pairs with tapenade, grilled chicken, fish or lamb with herbs.
Oakridge, Old Soul Pinot Noir, Lodi, California, 2014, $13.99
Big fruit and ample richness. Floral tones, cherry, raspberry and hints of blackberry. The blackberry notes, from the blended Zinfandel. The palate is soft and round, yet still maintains the gentle acidity. Crispy Pork Belly with Blood Orange, Roasted Duck.
Oakridge, Maggio Petite Sirah, Lodi, California, 2012, $11.99
Hints of fig, fine cocoa, and licorice, this wine has a rich color with dark berry flavors and a lingering finish. Enjoy with Beef Stroganoff, German Spätzle, Beef or Venison Stew.
St Francis, Red Splash, Sonoma, California, $11.99
Blend of Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah, Cab Franc, & Zin. Ripe fruit flavors, spicy aromas on the nose. Pairs well Pizza, grilled red meat and game.