Olé! Spanish Wine Tasting 8.25.17

August 25, 2017

Olé, Olé, Olé!
You’ll be Cheering for Spanish Wines at Wine Tasting This Friday, August 25th
5:30 – 7:30 at Nature Nook

 

Nisia Verdejo Old Vines White
Apple, peach and melon aromas are clean and fruity. The palate on this Verdejo is melony, which matches the wine’s melon and papaya flavors. On the finish, a note of apple cider is detectable. 89 Pts. in Wine Enthusiast

Ponzi Pinot Grigio
Okay, so we’re sneaking in an Oregon Pinot Grigio, but this is a super white wine we couldn’t pass up. Ponzi Pinot Gris is noted for aromas of vanilla bean, pear and almonds, with earthy flavors of fresh quince and golden apple sweetness on the finish.

Honoro Vera Red Blend
A smooth, well-balanced blend of Garnacha, Syrah and Monastrell from the Juan Gil family this wine is a huge bang-for-buck. Deep aromas of blackberry, cherry liqueur and licorice, plus a slowly building smoky nuance this red blend is warm and broad on the palate, offering plush flavors of ripe cherry and dark berries. Nicely concentrated and broad-shouldered; the black currant note comes back on the round, gently tannic, smoke-tinged finish. 89 Pts. in Vinous

Juan Gil Silver Label
Deep purple/black color this Monastrell explodes with aromas of ripe currant, red berries and smoked notes. Rich, powerful and voluminous the wine is silken and juicy in the mid-palate with excellent length and fine, ripe tannins.