Pop-Up Tasting of Valentine’s Day Wines

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  • February 12, 2019
    3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Valentines day background with champagne and rosesYou’ve carefully designed just the right meal. Now, let the experts at Susan’s Fine Wine and Spirits assist you by pairing the ideal beverages to accompany and complement your special meal.

To help you get started, we’re having a free tasting of specially selected wines that pair with a variety of Valentine’s Day menus.

Come by the store to begin taking your celebration to the next level, whether you just want something before you go out, something for when you get home, or to enhance your entire evening at home.

Susan’s Fine Wine and Spirits can help you make your special evening into a wonderfully memorable experience. The following wines will be featured at this tasting.

Sparkling

Roederer Estate, Anderson Valley Sparkling Wine
60% Chardonnay, 40% Pinot Noir
Crisp sparkling wine with complex pear, spice and hazelnut flavors. Fresh and fruity with great depth of flavor.  Wine Spectator’s #27 in Top 100 Wines of 2018.

White Wines

 Domaine Costal, Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons
Appellation Chablis Premier Cru Contrôlée
100% Chardonnay
Hand-crafted and organic, a classic Chablis with precise, velvety citrus  fruit  and a minerally finish.

Weingut Spreitzer, 2016 Oestricher Muschelkalk Reisling Trocken
Rheingau
Dry Riesling presenting citrus-fruit aromas and a plush palate of pear, apple, and Lychee fruit. the long finish is silky with fruity and chalky flavors. Perfectly balanced minerality and acidity.

Red Wines

J.L. Chave, 2016 Mon Cœur
Appellation Côtes-Du-Rhône Contrôlée
Blend of Grenache and Syrah
Aromas of ripe cherries and red berry liqueur. Powerful palate offering rich black raspberry and bitter cherry flavors mingled with hints of lavender and peppery spices. Smooth, gentle tannic finish.

Tenuta Guado al Tasso, 2016 Il Bruciato
Bolgheri Denominazione di Origine Controlalta
Blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah
Ruby red in color, the 2016 Il Bruciato presents aromas of ripe red berries, sweet spices, and hint of fresh mint. Well-structured palate with persistent fruity finish.

Dessert Wines

Cascinetta Vietti
Moscato d’Asti Denominazione di Origine Protetta
100% Moscato d’Asti
Intense aromas of peaches, rose petals, and ginger. Delicately sweet and sparkling with balanced acidity. A finish of fresh apricots. 

Royal Tokaji, 2016 Late Harvest
Blend of Furmint, Hárslevelű and Muscat de Lunel
Delicate citrus and spicy aromas. Light refreshing palate with hints of white peach and honey.  Excellent acid balance and a clean, long, crisp finish.

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