Saturday Tasting Notes

 

colavita wine

I have decided that Saturday would be the day I share my wine tasting experiences and what wines I enjoyed and purchased.  This week I decided on the Colavita Ripasso dela Valpolicella.

  •  The country of origin : Italy.
  •  Vintage:  2012, Dryness: Dry, Body Medium
  • Its intense ruby red is followed by aromas of spice and dark fruit.  Well-balance, with flavors of wild berries on the finish.
  • Price: $12.99

Today Colavita is famous for their olive oil.  Initially the estate started as a vineyard.

The other featured wines for tasting were:

Famille Bougier Savignon Blanc – origin (France)

  • White minerals, grapefruit, and lime blossom accented by a touch of freshly cut grass.
  •  Great with goat cheese or chicken pot pie.
  • Price:  $11.44

Radius Chardonnay – origin (Washington)

  • Washington wines are a less expensive alternative classics wines from California.
  • Radius combines notes of pear, apple and pear juice , with almonds and butterscotch
  • tones and a long, decadent finish
  • Price:  $8.49

Five Branches Pinot Noir – origin (California)

  • Dark cherry, hints of red plum and vanilla, with a silky finish. You may not be hesitant about opening several prices because of are inexpensive.
  • Price:  $8.49

Les Vigneauc Cabernt Sagnon (France)

  • A tasty liquor no close
  • Red current with a hint of tart cherry; accented by plume, anise, and earthy spices.  A great pairings with  steak au poivre.
  • Price: $ 7.99

Rivata Casa Rossa Sweet Red (Italy)

  • It’s soft, semisweet quaffer bursts with flavors of freshly picked plums and blackberies.
  •  Best served chilled.
  • Price:  $11.99
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4 thoughts on “Saturday Tasting Notes

  1. Thanks for sharing your favorite wines and the prices are very good. I am going to look for a few at my liquor store. I love wine tasting. Good time to taste with such cold temperatures.

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    1. You are very welcome. The prices are good and often times on wine tasting days the stores will give you a percentage off of the wines presented at the tasting. Cold temperatures are a great time for wines.

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