Mile High's "Wine of the Week": April 2nd
Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc Viognier 2018
90 Points Wine Enthusiast
Some wines are stimulating insofar as every sip makes you lust for another sip. And then there are wines that are satisfying because one quick sip is all it takes to put a smile on your face. Pine Ridge’s iconic Chenin Blanc Viognier blend is the sort of wine that falls squarely into the satisfying category. Every sip, every single one, will make you smile. Yes, it has a bit of lingering sugar on the finish. But it’s never cloying or desserty. Instead that modest kiss of Viognier sweetness serves as an exclamation point for all the wonderful fruit and acidity that Chenin Blanc is so famous for delivering. ...
Mile High's "Wine of the Week": March 17th
Domaine Francois Millet Sancerre Pinot Noir Rose 2018
The Loire Valley is as happy a home as Pinot Noir has anywhere in the world. This impressive specimen delivers the kind of impressively layered style that is sure to hold your interest by quickening your pulse with each passing swirl and sniff and sip! Buxom notes of wild strawberries and freshly grated orange zest mingle with intimations of fresh cream and briary herbs. Few grapes can match the ethereal quality of Pinot Noir and you’ll find that this example is classically elusive and difficult to pin down. The palate is zesty at first with raspberry and crushed cherry leading the charge. But then it turns a bi...