Mile High's "Wine of the Week": May 16th
Bodegas Triton Tinta de Toro Tempranillo 2016
92 Points James Suckling
If you’re one of those folks who switches over to whites and roses during the warmer months then you can stop reading now because this week’s email special is a big, brash, bruising Red! The 2016 Bodegas Triton Tinta de Toro Tempranillo clocks in at 15% alcohol and packs a real punch on the palate. Young Toro always seems to have a meaty, aggressive way about it and you can be sure that the 92 Point Triton is true to type beginning with a nose of cocoa powder, cigar box, and sun baked plums. A quick sip reveals a buxom palate with sanguine layers of blackberry and black currant set atop cedar, crushed pepp...
Bomber Of The Month: May
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. - Sucaba Barleywine 12oz
Sucaba 2019 is a 11.3 percent English barleywine-style ale brewed with munton’s pale, crisp maris otter pale, Munich, dark and light crystal and chocolate malts along with Spalter Select hops before being aged in bourbon barrels for one year. The barleywine debuted in 2008 as part of the Paso Robles, Calif.-based brewery’s Proprietor’s Vintage Series but was replaced in the brewery’s schedule in 2017 by Bravo barrel-aged imperial brown ale, only to return last year.