Mile High's Wine of the Week: July 2nd
Eagle Vale Whispering Lake Reserve Chardonnay and Shiraz 2005
Chardonnay: 93 Points Wine Spectator
The 4th of July is upon us so this week we are pulling out all the stops! We have 2 extraordinary wines from Australia that are going to be perfect for all of your weekend’s grilling and chilling. First is the Eagle Vale Whispering Lake Reserve Chardonnay. This engaging effort is richly textured and totally engaging. Pour a glass and you’ll be shocked by the way it’s showing despite being 10 years old. Luscious notes of butterscotch and vanilla burst from the glass when you go in for a sniff. A second swirl and sniff reveals appealing hints of woodsmoke, toasted brioche, and dried apricots. The palat...
Mile High's Wine of the Week: June 25th
El Puntido Rioja 2010
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94 Points Wine Enthusiast 93 Points Robert Parker 91 Points Wine Spectator
El Puntido represents everything that makes Rioja great! Their wines, vintage after vintage, offer some of the most pure, the most elegant, and the most engaging examples of Spanish Tempranillo that are available in the market today. The 2010 is, without question, a young wine but boy is it going places! After only an hour in my glass the nose became thoroughly remarkable bursting with lush scents of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies, incense, cigar box, and black currant jam. The palate, while showing obvious evidence of its youth, delivered explosive flavors of ripe black cherries, cassis liqueur, cedar, and anis...