Mile High's "Wine of the Week": August 17th
Charles Krug Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2016
90 Points Wine Enthusiast
Summer hasn’t given up the ghost just yet as evidenced by the 90’s forecast for the Metro area this weekend. But our local distributors are hurrying to clear out some of their stocks of crisp Whites and Roses so there are deals aplenty to be had right now at the shop. This week we scored a silly good deal on a lithe and playful Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc that is sure to leave you feeling refreshed no matter how high the mercury climbs. The 2016 Charles Krug St Helena Sauvignon Blanc is a picture perfect example of fine Napa Valley winemaking. It begins with delicate scents of fresh cut grass, lemon oil, a...
Mile High's "Wine of the Week": August 10th
Forefront by Pine Ridge Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
During the darkest part of the economic downturn Pine Ridge created a second label called Forefront in order to help keep the lights on when their high end Estate Cabernets weren’t flying off the shelves. They’re since moved away from the second label but our local Pine Ridge supplier managed to grab a few cases of Forefront Cab from the winery before they sold out of the 2012 vintage. This Cab is legit. Barrel fermented and raised in mostly new French oak, it shows clear cut evidence of high end winemaking practice in every sip. The nose is awash with sultry scents of toasty oak, sweet vanilla, cigar box,...