Mile High's Wine of the Week: October 19th
Petrolo Torrione Toscana 2013
93 Points Robert Parker; 93 Points James Suckling; 92 Points Vinous
This is the kind of wine and the kind of deal that makes us excited to show up for work every day! Seriously folks, we have some bad a$$ Super Tuscan on offer at well over half off the regular price. Drinking this magnificent Sangiovese based blend is so pleasurable and so interesting that you’re going to flip when you try it. Even after only brief decanting the nose is awash with the scent of an English garden in full bloom. More delicate hints of pipe tobacco, cold espresso, and a touch of antique store make appearances as the floral overtones begin to fade. Then, on the palate, you’ll get a wonderful, m...
Bomber of the Month: October
Ayinger Oktober Fest-Marzen 16.9oz
The Oktoberfest celebration might be one of the single most recognized images in traditional beer culture. Large thirsty groups gathered in close proximity, steins in hand and full of frothy bier, the ladies delightfully showing off in their Dirndl dresses while the men dawn the iconic Lederhosen, this is a sight that is not only iconic but still practiced within the southern German region of Bavaria. This exuberant gathering celebrates a beer that shares the name of Oktoberfest but is also classified as the Marzen style.
Named as the ‘March’ beer, Marzen was originally brewed at the end of winter as a ...