Mile High's "Wine of the Week": September 24th
Pine Ridge Vineyards Chenin Blanc Viognier 2019
89 Points Wine Enthusiast
Pine Ridge Winery was purpose built in Stags Leap with the goal of crafting super premium California wines and the success they have enjoyed is a testament to that vision. Their Chenin Blanc and Viognier blend has become a modern day classic delivering the most wonderfully fresh and zesty fruit accented by a delicate kiss of sweetness. Everyone loves this wine. The nose bursts. The palate pops. The finish flys. It is the sort of wine that you never have enough of because the bottles go dry before you know it. Freshly zested pink grapefruit mingles with magnolia blossoms and passion fruit puree to create a lovely nose ...
Mile High's "Wine of the Week": September 17th
Cantine Paradiso Sant’ Andrea Primitivo 2019
Southern Italian wine is all about fun. This week’s special is a fantastic 90 Point Primitivo from the “heel of the boot” in Puglia. Primitivo shares a lot of genetic material with Zinfandel and that comparison feels quite apt when you get a big glass of the 2019 Sant’ Andrea from Cantine Paradiso. The nose requires no coaxing to give up fabulous scents of cherry hard candies, fresh plucked rose petals, cedar, and cinnamon. Swirl it all around and it just keeps on going, delivering more and more engaging aromatics with each passing moment. Sip it and delight in the exuberantly ripe fruit that y...