Mile High's Wine of the Week: March 21st
Vignerons de Bel Air Beaujolais Julienas 2017
Spring is here! As much as we lament the passing of the Winter, we love the promise of Spring. And, as much as we love the hearty Red wines of Winter, we love the buoyant, playful wines of Spring. So, this week, we have a spectacular example of a Red wine that doesn’t need to be heavy to be great. The 2017 vintage in Beaujolais was very short as a result of hail early in the season. The result are concentrated wines with impressive purity of fruit. We tasted quite a few different 2017 Cru Beaujolais before we found the Vignerons de Bel Air Julienas. This lovely wine, not to be confused with it’s rather uni...
Bomber Of The Month: January
Oskar Blues Barrel-Aged Ten Fidy 19.2oz Can
Aged through four seasons and from a blend of the top Bourbons around, this Ten Fidy has morphed into a monster of cranked up flavor. Espresso, burnt sugar, rich chocolate, caramel notes are now driving alongside the vanilla, oak, bourbon from the barrel and been smoothed out during maturation. Even at 12.9% (75 IBUs) it is cool and drinkable, letting each sip add more and more complexity.