Mile High's "Wine of the Week": June 6th
Folie a Deux Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel 2016
Folks, we’d like you to please put your pinky fingers down because this week we’ve got a big ole juicy jammy Zinfandel for you! This isn’t one of those snooty wines that smells of white truffles and angel’s tears. No, this one is all about fruit! The entry is awash with blueberry jam and warm cherry pie filling. Crushed blackberries add a savory note to the mid-palate before lush vanilla, rose, and cedar come barrelling along on the finish. Is it profound? Probably not. Is it delicious? Heck yeah! Classic Dry Creek spice encircles the entire palate leaving a warm, somewhat boozy aftertaste that...
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.