Mile High's Wine of the Week: January 22nd
Ramon Bilbao Rioja Gran Reserva 2005
92 Points Wine Spectator
Where else in the world can you get perfectly aged red wine at reasonable prices directly from the winery’s own cellar? As far as we know, nowhere other than Spain. This week we have a dynamite bottle of Tempranillo from one of our favorite producers, Ramon Bilbao. The 2005 Gran Reserva was released late last year when the cellar masters at the bodega determined that it was ready to deliver their idea of perfectly aged Rioja. Pull the cork on a bottle and you’ll quickly see just what this beauty is all about. Polished and elegant, the nose bursts with characterful scents of cedar, fennel pollen, vanilla, t...
Bomber of the Month: January
Colorado Cider Company Newtown Pippin
Colorado Cider Company, started in Denver in the spring of 2011, was created to produce fresh hard cider for the discerning Colorado drinker. With a well-developed craft beer and spirits market and an educated populace, premium quality hard cider was missing from the local scene. They bottled their first batch of Glider Cider in April of 2011 and have not looked back since. The company recently created their pioneer series. In this series they will be doing single variety ciders with fresh, in season, apples. They decided to go with Newtown Pippin, or Pippin, as their first offering.