Mile High's "Wine of the Week": October 22nd
Chateau Guery L’Esprit d’Eloi Petite Verdot 2018
If you are fed up with wimpy, wishy washy Reds that claim to be delicate in order to hide their lack of lack of structure then you are going to be all sorts of happy when you get some Petite Verdot in your glass. PV’s calling card is bold tannin and the 2018 L’Esprit d’Eloi has tannin in abundance. The wine may not be hard but it is certainly firm. As the evidence of tannin fades you’ll begin to see why we love this wine so darn much. It is imbued with the most extravagant core of dark berry fruit with sultry flavors of cassis liqueur and sun baked plums leading the charge. As it progress...
Mile High's "Wine of the Week": October 8th
Seghesio Sonoma County Zinfandel 2018
90 Points Wine Spectator & 90 Points Wine Enthusiast
If there is a producer with a better track record for making kick a$$ Zinfandel than Seghesio then we haven’t heard of them! Vintage after vintage, Seghesio cooks up a fantastic assortment of Zins starting with their iconic Sonoma County bottling. The 90 Point 2018 Sonoma County Zin is an explosive example of the best of what California has to offer. One quick swirl and sniff is all it takes to create a visceral, pulse quickening response. A bounty of mid-summer flowers is entangled with darker notes of warm brown sugar and ground Ceylon cinnamon, each becoming more pronounced with each passing swirl. The palate...