Saturday, July 4, 2015

Wine Tasting - Cocktail Tasting Saturday 1-4, July 4

Your Host:
Anish Ajoomal 
Classic Wines

Hacienda Uvanis Garnacha Rose 2014 . . . $8.99
The wine is fresh , fruity and intense with hints of freshness and strawberries.

Fefinanes Albarino 2014 . . . $19.99
The Palacio de Fefinanes displays lemon color in the glass with aromas of citrus. stone fruit, ripe apple compote and strong floral intensity. Large harmony of sensations. Fresh, mineral and envelope, with a lot of life in its path.

Valserrano Rioja Crianza 2011 . . . $15.99 Cherry red color, Very clean and bright. The nose is intense. Aromas of ripe red fruits appear along with lactic aromas, ripe plums, green tea, hazelnuts, walnuts, nutmeg and pepper. Memories of tobacco. On the palate, this wine is juicy and fresh. There are strong and well integrated tannins. Good acidity. Notes of red fruits. Long finish

Mario Ribera del Duero 2012 . . . $26.99
Tempranillo with Cabernet Sauvignon, with flavors of blackberries.Has a long and persistent finish with impressive minerality.This wine is elegant, with silky tannins and high structure. 

Your Host:
Michael Judge
Greenhook Ginsmiths

Greenhook Ginsmiths 
Dry Gin... $33.99 
This American Dry Gin made in Greenpoint, Brooklyn has a delicate, fresh, fruity nose with hints of juniper, yellow citrus, and elderflower. On the palate the juniper leads and is followed quickly by citrus, ginger, sweet cinnamon, and chamomile. Try it in a Martini with a twist. This gin is made from a wheat base, with major botanicals such as chamomile, blue ginger, Ceylon cinnamon, elderflower, and juniper.
Greenhook Ginsmiths Beach Plum Gin Liqueur... $49.99 
Made exclusively from local New York beach plums, this rare beauty is a seasonal treat with only 1,800 bottles produced. Greenhook Gin is macerated for over six months with the whole plums and filtered prior to bottling. Deep berry and floral notes, a meaty texture on the palate, rich and delicious; perfect for a champagne cocktail or anything with some fizz.

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