Mile High's "Wine of the Week": March 14th
Napa Cellars Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
2016 Not yet rated (2013-2015 all 91-92 Points)
We love the oddball, one-off wines as much as anyone but there are times when we want a sure thing. And really, what has a higher probability of being delicious than Napa Cabernet? So, this week we are featuring one of our all time favorite Napa Cab deals. Napa Cellars draws fruit for their Napa Valley Cabernet from the finest parts of the Valley including Oak Knoll, Atlas Peak, and Rutherford. That pedigree is evident in every facet of the 2016 Cabernet beginning with a richly perfumed nose of pipe tobacco, potpourri, farmers market plums dusted with cocoa powder, and warm brown sugar. On the palate, you’ll fin...
Bomber Of The Month: January
Oskar Blues Barrel-Aged Ten Fidy 19.2oz Can
Aged through four seasons and from a blend of the top Bourbons around, this Ten Fidy has morphed into a monster of cranked up flavor. Espresso, burnt sugar, rich chocolate, caramel notes are now driving alongside the vanilla, oak, bourbon from the barrel and been smoothed out during maturation. Even at 12.9% (75 IBUs) it is cool and drinkable, letting each sip add more and more complexity.