Mile High's Wine of the Week: September 17th
WildAire Cellars Willamette Valley Reserve Pinot Noir 2010
Oh baby! We sure do love some Oregon Pinot Noir! This week we’ve got a beautiful Reserve bottle for your from a great little Willamette Valley winery, Wild Aire Cellars. This juicy and delicious effort showcases the brightness and levity that Oregon Pinot. The nose is delicate and floral with sexy scents of rose petals and violets. Then a further swish and sniff reveals layers of cedar, mushroom, and damp soil. A really classic Pinot Nose! The palate continues the theme with such subtlety and refinement. Soft flavors of dusty red cherries and raspberry puree make their presence felt while hints of wild strawberr...
Bomber of the Month: October
Upslope Oktoberfest Lager
This year Upslope has come out with a few new specialized series of beers for their fans. The Lee Hill Series, which focuses on quarterly, limited releases celebrating experimentation and creativity. While the Tap Room Series is carefully selected by their brewers and vetted in their tap room. Upslope keeps it traditional with the ingredients in this beer (Hallertau Mittelfruh hops, Munich malt, German lager yeast) to hit all of the Oktoberfest hallmarks, and the result is an excellent example of the style.