Mile High's Wine of the Week: October 30th
Kunde Family Estate Sonoma Valley Zinfandel 2012
If you’ve been reading this email for a while then you have undoubtedly heard our praise for the Kunde Zinfandel. Well, a few weeks ago we transitioned into the new 2012 vintage. Now that we feel like the wine is rested and ready to roll we wanted to take this opportunity to tell you just how darned good it is! As soon as you pull the cork the 2012 Kunde Zin puts the pedal to the metal and doesn’t let up. The nose bursts with classic Zin aromas of sweet violets, underbrush, vanilla, toasty oak, and plenty of ripe red berry fruit. The first sip is money! It explodes onto your palate with the sort of unabash...
Bomber of the Month: October
Almanac Brewing Co. - Golden Gate Gose
First brewed about 1000 years ago the Gose style, pronounced “Gose-uh”, contains more than 50% malted wheat with the rest of the grain bill being comprised of malted barley. The beer style is most closely related to the town of Leipzig, Germany, and went through a resurgence in the late 1980s. What makes this ale an interesting one is the addition of a slightly salted water base. On top of that it is fermented with lactic bacteria as well as the brewery’s choice of yeast strain. Most are then flavored with some sort of combination of coriander, hops, or colored syrups.
Almanac Beer Company is amo...