Mile High's Wine of the Week: May 26th
Bradford Mountain Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel 2013
With the big Memorial Day weekend right on the horizon we thought it would be appropriate to feature one of our favorite hearty reds for grilling and chilling, the 2013 Bradford Mountain Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel. The folks at Bradford Mountain are unashamed about producing big bold wines and this 2013 Zinfandel of theirs is no exception. The nose bursts from the glass in classic Dry Creek Zin fashion with alluring aromas of freshly pitted black cherries, sweet vanilla, coconut, violets, and baking spices. The first sip is money! It offers fantastic intensity on the entry with robust notes of raspberry preserves and ...
Bomber of the Month: June
Lindemans Oude Kriek Cuvée René
In order to produce Oude Kriek Cuvée René, whole cherries (including pits) ferment in a lambic that is at least six months old in huge 10,000-liter oak barrels called foudres. After six months, this traditional kriek is bottled in corked 750 mL bottles. Oude Kriek Cuvée René is bottle-conditioned: a second fermentation process which, after a few months, will produce the carbon dioxide to which this authentic beer owes its carbonation and distinctive foam head.
Oude Kriek has been brewed by the Lindemans brewery since 1961, renamed Oude Kriek Cuvée René in 2007, and im...