Mile High's "Wine of the Week": July 11th
Vincente Gandia Raiza Rioja Crianza 2015
90 Points Wine Enthusiast
When Rioja is good there are very few wines in the world that can compete with it in terms of layered complexity and modest pricepoint. This week we have a ridiculous deal on a 90 point Rioja that does everything right. Even at full price the 2015 Raiza Crianza is a smoking deal with it’s wonderful nose of sun baked plums, creme de violet, toasty oak, and cigar box. At this week’s special price it is a stunning value that is certainly worthy of a multi-bottle buy. Medium bodied and full of ripe fruit, the palate offers lush layers of strawberries macerated in brandy, blueberry jam, and fresh pomegranate ju...
Bomber Of The Month: May
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. - Sucaba Barleywine 12oz
Sucaba 2019 is a 11.3 percent English barleywine-style ale brewed with munton’s pale, crisp maris otter pale, Munich, dark and light crystal and chocolate malts along with Spalter Select hops before being aged in bourbon barrels for one year. The barleywine debuted in 2008 as part of the Paso Robles, Calif.-based brewery’s Proprietor’s Vintage Series but was replaced in the brewery’s schedule in 2017 by Bravo barrel-aged imperial brown ale, only to return last year.