Wine World Wines, Thursday March 16, 2017
Montinore, Almost Dry Riesling, 2014,Willamette, Oregon
aromas of lime, fresh flowers and roasted pineapple with hints of pear. On the front of the palate, a spark of sweetness and an elegant, almost silky fresh entry is followed by flavors of citrus accented with green apple. The finish brings a refreshing, palate-cleansing acidity with accents of lingering grapefruit and mineral flavors. Compliments Seafood Salads, or Aperitif, Schnitzel
Innocent Bystander, Sauvignon Blanc, 2015, Marlborough, Australia
Plump and ample in the mouth, while the aromas are laced with hints of struck flint, snow pea, celery leaf and gooseberry, all woven into fine balance and possessing a long, mouthwatering finish. Gazpacho, Smoked Salmon, Sushi and Sashimi.
Mayu, Pedro Ximenez, 2016, Elqui Valley, Chile
Stylish white wine that offers appealing floral and fruit aromas, with flavors balanced by fresh acidity, minerality and a long finish. It is best served with a range of foods, especially shellfish. Best known as a grape used to make sherries.
Trapiche, Oak Cask Malbec, 2015, Mendoza, Argentina
Blending soft, creamy fruit with polished oak and butter-soft tannins. The classic palate is
vividly expressive and lifted, with lovely floral and fruit characters. Sticky BBQ Ribs, Tagliatelle with Mushrooms and Sausage, Pulled Pork, Crockpot Lamb Shanks
Kenwood, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2013, Sonoma, California
Ripe fruit aromas of blackcurrant, cherry and plum with notes of licorice and nutmeg. Full-bodied flavor with excellent acid balance and well-structured tannins that give way to a long finish. tomato-based pasta dishes and beef rib roast.
Hopes End, Red Blend, 2015, South Australia
Shiraz, Grenache and Malbec. Bright, deep purple red. Boysenberry and cherry jam. Forest fruit jam, vanilla with subtle oak, a hint of chocolate and velvety smooth finish. Grilled Ribeye, hearty BBQ, your favorite Pizza.