Saturday, October 3, 2015

Wine Tasting - Saturday 1-4, October 3

Your Host is Donna Pace

Gathering Harvests

Ryan Patrick Chardonnay Bacchus Vineyard 2013 . . . $19.99

Aromas of toasted almonds complement a creamy mouth-feel with hints of pineapple and ripe pear. Six months of French oak add a subtle depth.

Ryan Patrick Redhead Red 2013 . . . $11.99
An easy sipping wine that is soft and silky, with hints of dark red fruit and subtle oak. A blend of 84% Merlot, 13% Malbec and 3% Syrah that is medium bodied and balanced in texture.

Ryan Patrick Rock Island Red 2012 . . . $19.99
Named after the first dam to span the Columbia River this is a blend of 58% Merlot, 35% Syrah, 5% Petite Sirah and Primitivo.  Aromas of cherry and currants are complemented by hints of cocoa and blackberry. 18 months of American oak aging create depth and supple tannins.

Fritz Windilch Niersteiner Kabinett 2014 . . . $11.99 Beautiful transparency; its ability to express nuances of soil type, its thrilling vivacity, balance and poise. These old vineyards in Nierstein with its deep red soil retains the heat, and its wines often show exotic fruit flavors and are known for their freshness. Deep gold in color. Apple peach and pear standing at the forefront mixed with delicate floral undertones. At the same time, it leaves your mouth watering.

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