Saturday, August 9, 2014

Wine Tasting - Saturday 1-4PM, August 9

Your host is Mark Toepke of Precept Wine. 

Primarius Pinot Noir 2012     $14.99
The aromatics are of pie cherry and bramble spice overlaid with vanillin and cedar notes from the French and American barrels. Fruit forward notes continue on the palate, followed by rounded tannins and integrated oak.

Canoe Ridge Merlot 2012    $14.99
Smoky oak and berry aromas with cherry, jammy raspberry and strawberry flavors, beautifully structured and wrapped in a silky finish.  Varietal Blend: 86% Merlot, 14% Syrah

Canoe Ridge Chardonnay 2012                        $14.99
Brilliant yellow-gold in color this wine explodes from the glass with toast, butterscotch and honeysuckle aromas. Flavors of ripe pear combine with creme brulee and ripes peaches. Citrus notes and hints of minerality add complexity. The palate is smooth and creamy with balanced acidity driving flavors from start to end. The finish lingers with hints of nectarine and a slight toasty note.

Canoe Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon 2012            $14.99
Ripe nose of spice and chocolate; smooth and rich with sweet plum, cassis and lush herbs; soft and dense, long and balanced. 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Syrah, 6% Merlot, 5% Malbec.  Tasting Panel Magazine, 88 pts

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