It’s ladies night, girls! The summer edition of unWine Downtown 2012 is tonight, and we thought we would share TASTING NOTES for the great wines in store for you! You can also visit our unWINE Summer PINTEREST BOARD for a peek at labeling, links to vineyards and and some goodies our boutiques haveIf you don’t have your tickets, you can still pick them up for $20 in advance at the GSDP office at 200 Main Street or from these participating shops…
Book Mart & Cafe, Oooh La La, Mary Virginia’s, Occasions, Sprout, Aspen Bay, Bath Bayou, R. Tabb & Co., Harmonie Boutique, Polka Tots, Vitality Skin & Spa, Libby Story, Frock Fashions, Thyme, LA Green & Reeds!
Featured at Sprout & Aspen Bay
This Umberto Fiore Moscato d’Asti white wine is pale straw in color, aromas of peaches and a light floral essence. Slightly effervescent and sweet, giving this wine crisp and refreshing character. Great with a variety of foods from spicy to dessert.
New Zealand 2008
Featured at Mary Virginia’s
Levels of complexity and a vibrant zing. This Sauvignon Blanc is reminiscent of a lemon chiffon cupcake. It’s made up of integrated flavors of Meyer lemons, Key limes and a finish that awakens the appetite There are hints of grapefruit, gooseberry and citrus, and comes together with a long, creamy finish. Serve chilled with oysters on a half shell or with a rich and succulent lobster risotto
WE : 87
Featured at Reed’s
Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits rich fruit flavors of currant and blackberry with hints of pepper on the palate. The wine finishes with subtle tannins that don’t overpower this easy-to- drink Cabernet Sauvignon.
Goats Do Roam
South Africa 2009
Featured at GSDP check-in
Bright ruby in the glass. Fresh berry aromas layered with spice and smoky notes. Medium weight with refreshing fruit acidity and juicy tannins. A pleasant wine with integrated flavours and a smooth finish.
Columbia Crest Two Vines
Featured at Frock Fashions
Aromas of cola, cream soda and caramel lead to expressions of vanilla and strawberry jam on the smooth palate, flavors of spice round out the silky finish.
Featured at Libby Story
Pinot Noir displays aromas of fresh fruits and strawberries, with a hint of oak in the background. This lighter-bodied wine provides cherry flavors on the palate and more red fruits, finishing with soft tannins.
Charles Smith Eve
WS : 88
Featured at Book Mart & Oooh La La
Beautifully rich yet fresh and tasty. The wine hints at guava, Bosc pear, Satsuma, spice and minerals.
Pedroncelli Mother Clone
WS : 88
Featured at Thyme
Deep purple-red in color, our Mother Clone Zinfandel is full bodied and intense with classic Dry Creek Valley characteristics: aromas of ripe blackberry and spice, jammy fruit flavors framed with subtle black pepper.
Featured at Harmnonie Boutique & Polka Tots
A mild approachable, easy-drinking rose with a hint of sweetness; notes of ripe berry and tart cherry with a touch of citrus; great for your next cocktail party.
Featured at Vitality Skin & Spa
Here’s a fun and informal Italian sparkling wine with aromas of lime, kiwi and white flower. It has an easy, thin mouthfeel with foamy effervescence and piquant notes of white pepper on the close.-WE
Featured at Bath Bayou & R. Tabb & Co.
Tastes like …an explosion of apples and pears, with a slight touch of mineral on the finish. Yummy with …Minestrone soup, Fried Calamari, Ham and Cheese Sandwich, and Antipasto platter of olives, roasted peppers and marinated mushrooms.
Hogue Late Harvest
WS : 88
Featured at Occasions
Sweet and appealing for its lemon curd and apple pie flavors, lingering easily.-WS
Featured at LA Green
Treat yourself to the ultimate pairing of fine red wine and rich chocolate and the luscious taste of rich chocolate with hints of cherry. Enjoy our Chocolate Red wine by-the-glass, pair it with salty appetizers, or as a dessert. The possibilities are endless!