Mile High's Wine of the Week: April 16th
Wedell Cellars Wavertree Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir
We all have our favorites when it comes to great red wines. But, regardless of what your favorites are, you’ll have to agree that there’s nothing else like a great glass of California Pinot Noir. This week we have a real blockbuster for you. Wavertree is a second label from the Pinot specialists at Wedell Cellars. It’s a way for them to use some of their awesome juice that didn’t get included in the final blends for their much more expensive single vineyard wines. This Santa Rita Hills Pinot explodes from the glass with no coaxing required. The nose is awash with scents of cherry cola, warm ras...
Mile High's Wine of the Week: April 9th
Markham Vineyards Napa Valley Merlot 2012
89 Points Wine Spectator
Here at Mile High we love Merlot! It may not be the most fashionable grape. But we don’t care because, when Merlot done right, it’s the kind of wine that will have you singing its praises from the rooftops. This week we have a glorious, layered Merlot from one of Napa Valley’s classic estates, Markham Vineyards. The 2012 vintage was picture perfect in Napa and this appealing bottling shows why. The nose pops with extravagant notes of vine ripened blackberries, scorched earth, and bittersweet cocoa. On the palate you’ll quickly find that this isn’t one of those wimpy, thin tasting reds. It...