July 27 Wine Tasting

By July 12, 2018Uncategorized

Friday July 27 Wine Tasting

600pm to 730pm come and go

Zinfandel, Merlot and Cab, How do I know the differences?

We’ll be tasting some spot on wines this month to help us distinguish the differences in these three popular varietals.

$20 per person / Complimentary for SipSavorWines.com members



Tasting Notes

2013 Wonderment Zinfandel, Bacigalupi Vineyard, Russian River Valley, Sonoma

$53 / $47 club price

Classic Violet in color with an attractive bright cherry nose.  The palate exhibits an intensity of spice, white pepper surrounded by red & black fruits.  The velvety texture reveals a long finish with strong acidity and well integrated tannins.

2015 Wilson Reserve Zinfandel, Dry Creek, Sonoma County

$34 / $30 club price

We’ll create our own notes on this wine

2013 Napa Cellars Merlot, Napa Valley

$33 / $29 club price

The 2013 Napa Cellars Napa Valley Merlot boasts aromas of black currant, raspberry and hints of thyme herbs on the nose. Subtle notes of tea leaf and cola lead to remarkable, opulent flavors of ripe plum, cherry, mushroom and white pepper on the palate. This wine showcases balanced acidity, which frames the full-bodied and round tannins, and extending through the finish.

2013 Twomey Merlot, Napa Valley

$80 / $72 club price

We’ll create our own notes on this wine

2014 Elizabeth Spencer Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

$51 / $45 club price

A wine with tremendous concentration and intensity of flavors. Beginning with fresh black berries, plum, violets, and cassis on the nose with a hint of leather, flint, and cinnamon. The palate is filled with brighter and fresher, red and black berries, crushed raspberries, figs, dates, and chocolate, lifted with a bright acidity, and lengthened with mouth-filling tannins.

plus a new Cab to be determined