Mile High's "Wine of the Week": November 16th
White Rose Estate Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2014
93 Points Wine Spectator
When Willamette Valley Pinot Noir is good, it’s really freaking good. Well folks, let me tell you, this 2014 White Rose Pinot is good. Broad and fleshy on the palate, it delivers the kind of intensity of flavor that is all too often lacking the in the more delicate Pinots of Oregon and Burgundy. Eye popping aromatics kick things off as soon as you go in for the first swirl and sniff. The nose is perfumed with scents of new leather, wood smoke, cedar, cola, and exotic spices. It is the kind of bouquet that you’ll want to dap behind your ears and wear like fine perfume. On the palate the wine is textbook Ore...
Mile High's Wine of the Week: November 9th
Château La Fleur Grands Landes Montagne Saint-Emilion 2015
$13.99 or $12.99 for 6 or more bottles
“Three weeks in Bordeaux tasting the 2015 vintage from barrel has unveiled a clutch of wines so sublime that they are certain to become landmarks for their respective châteaux…” --Robert Parker
Now that Fall has fully settled in here along the Front Range it’s time to start thinking about hearty red wine! This week we have a ridiculous bottle of Saint Emilion from the highly acclaimed 2015 vintage. This staggeringly pretty, Estate bottled Bordeaux from Chateau La Fleur Grandes Landes is sure to be one of the most intriguing and underpriced wines you’ll taste all year. The nose is awash with classic Bordeaux scents of cedar, mocha, violets, and crushed berries. Swirling and sniffing is sure to illicit a reaction from virtually everyone who is lucky enough to have a glass. It’s one of those b...