Mile High's "Wine of the Week": July 30th
Tenuta Il Corno Chianti 2018
$12.99 or 11.99 per bottle for 6 or more bottles
Chainti is ubiquitous. It’s among the most recognizable wine brands in the world. Yet, Chianti is in flux. It is not a monolith. It is evolving to meet the tastes of modern consumers. The best wineries are finding ways to make juicy, clean, accessible wines without sacrificing that picture perfect expression of the bounty of the Tuscan countryside in late summer. Tenuta Il Corno strikes right at the heart of the conversation with their vibrant 2019 Chianti. A bountiful nose of violet hard candies, late season plums, and damp forest floor gives way to a fresh and friendly palate that instantly makes me yearn for ...
Mile High's "Wine of the Week": July 23rd
Clothilde Pain “Prends Moi!” Cabernet Franc Chinon 2018
The heat shows no signs of letting up on us anytime soon. As a result we’ve been getting a lot of requests for lighter bodied Reds that won’t weigh you down. So this week we’re rolling out the solution! Prends Moi! Is a lovely, exuberant glass of Red, unencumbered by oak barrel aging in order to keep it fresh, lively, and fun! Cool this Red down a few degrees. Don’t be scared! Once it’s in that 55 to 60 degree range you’ll be shocked by how juicy and accessible it is. The nose is plump and exuberant with fresh violets and cocktail cherry juice welling up with each swirl and sniff. O...