Mile High's "Wine of the Week": April 20th
Señorio de la Antigua Mencía 2012
90 Points Wine Enthusiast
Oh boy, we’ve got some cool stuff for you this week! Mencia is an ancient indigenous Spanish grape varietal that is often used in blended reds to add peppery spice and meatiness. But this week’s special, from Senorio de la Antigua, is a 100% Mencia that showcases the grape’s style and intensity. The 2012 vintage is slowly working its way towards maturity but it isn’t there yet and, as a result, this brash 90 Pointer has gobs of fruit and spice. The initial pop of crushed red currants, tart cherries, and raspberry preserves is augmented by layers of nutmeg, game, stewed prune, grilled herbs, and...
Bomber of the Month: April
Green FlashBrewing Co. - Imperial IPA 22oz
The mountains of Summit and Nugget hops in this high gravity Imperial will thrill even the most experienced beer explorer. Savory evergreen and pineapple aromas mingle with flavors of bitter, resinous pine and grapefruit pith. A colossal rush of hoppy adventure!