Mile High's Wine of the Week: April 24th
Finca Flichman Paisaje de Tupungato 2010
Warm weather entertaining season is right around the corner now that Spring has finally sprung here in the Mile High City. This week we have a fantastic Malbec based blend from Argentina that is sure to delight you and your guests when you serve it at your next backyard barbeque. The 2010 Finca Flichman Paisaje de Tupungato is the estate’s version of a South American Bordeaux style blend. A healthy dose of the classic Malbec grape gives this blend fantastic density as well as a whole host of wonderful black fruit flavors. Notes of roasted plums, blueberry compote, and pithy blackberries are startlingly pure up f...
Bomber of the Month: April
Green Flash: Hop Odyssey Black IPA
Leave it to Green Flash to not give up on a style that can cause debates within inner circles of the beer community. The San Diego brewery is one of the classic California producers of all things hoppy and their new Hop Odyssey series of limited edition releases allows them to find new opportunities to bombard palates and push the limit of alpha acid comprehension. Their rendition of the Black IPA comes at a time just as some have finally given up on the style, luckily; it could be one of the saving grace examples to ever be put into bottles.
It wasn’t but a few years ago when a fury of attention from Ameri...