Saturday, November 21, 2015

Wine Tasting - Saturday 1-4, November 21

Your Host Oliver P. MacKinnon of Highland  Imports

Elizabeth Chambers Pinot Noir 2012...$29.99
Aromas of strawberry, spice, and turned earth lead into an elegant palate of bright strawberry and rhubarb notes that revolve around a solid core of darker berry character.
LaGrange Sancerre
A classic Sancerre, This Sauvignon Blanc features aromatic peach and gooseberry notes supported by chalky acidity in a refreshingly crisp style.

Silvan Ridge Pinot Gris 2013... $17.99
This classic Willamette Valley Pinot Gris showcases aromas of orange peel and passion fruit. Zesty flavors of mandarin orange, limeade and lemon verbena create a bright core of acidity that is crisp and engaging throughout. The wine’s citrus, herbal and tropical fruit nuances are complemented by excellent density and concentration on the palate, and a protracted, focused finish. 

Hinman Pinot Noir 2013... $19.99
Aromas of cranberry juice, smoky Marionberry and vanilla cream include black pepper and k and light charcoal. The pour brings immediate and vibrant acidity with flavors of cranberry, red currant and plum, amid a structure of sandy tannins and a finish of orange zest and elderberry.

*Following our regular wine tasting please join us from 4-7pm for a special tasting of Bastille French Whisky to benefit those affected by the tragedy in Paris. 100% of the profits and and donations generated from this tasting will go to the relief and recovery effort in France.

Bastille 1789 Whisky     $32.99
A luxury French whisky hand-crafted in the Cognac region. This revolutionary spirit is produced from barley and wheat grown in northeast France, where some of the world’s finest Scotch producers source their malt. The water used during production comes from Gensac Spring and it is naturally filtered through Grand Champagne limestone ensuring incredible purity. Bastille 1789’s innovative distillation process combines traditional and cutting-edge techniques to express the natural characteristics of the terroir, water and malt. Its delicate aromas and smooth profile make Bastille 1789 the perfect ingredient in traditional and modern cocktails.

 A staff favorite since we discovered it more than four years ago, this whisky is wonderfully elegant and approachable with a personality that wants to be sipped by both beginning Whisky drinkers and aficionados alike.

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