WEDNESDAY NIGHT TASTE APRIL 17, 2013

Russell Family Vineyards

2009 Cabernet Sauvignon, Russell Family Vineyard

Let’s jump into Spring and celebrate the passing of another Tax season with this Wednesday Nights wine tasting from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Kicking off the tasting with a nice rose of cabernet sauvignon from Vinum Cellars and finishing with a full bodied, big, thick, rich cabernet sauvignon from The Russell Family Vineyards of Paso Robles.

 

2012 Vinum Cellars Rose, California

100% Cabernet Sauvignon Vibrant salmon pink color with beautiful floral rose musk notes with lemon, citrus notes. The palate expresses fresh strawberry-rhubarb flavors with sweet tealeaf and candied orange peel. The finish is ripe with a burst of sour cherry and nasturtiums, snappy acidity and balanced.

2010 Doural Red Tinto, Portugal

Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Cao, Sousao, Tinta Francisca and Touriga Nacional Deep red color with violet hues. The nose is vibrant and fruity. The palate offers notes of spice, cherry, cand dark berry supported by good structure.

2009 Veedha Douro DOC Red Wine, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca and Touriga Nacional Deep purple color. Aromas and flavors include plum, blackcurrant, cherry, notes of sweet spice and some earthy character. A dry and full bodied wine.

2009 Field Stone Winery Merlot, Alexander Valley, California

100% Merlot. Deep, full-fruited, big red is packed with all the attributes necessary to be compared to our acclaimed Cabernets: deep violet color, seductive complex aromas, and rich flavors.

2009 Russell Family Vineyards Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles, California

100% Cabernet Sauvignon, this full bodied, rich and polished with layers of concentrated cherry, chocolate and cedar notes. Impressive mouth-feel and unforgettable lingering finish. Drink now or hold for 15 more years.

 

DINNER SPECIAL

Baked asparagus and leek goat cheese bites

Portuguese salad with fresh romaine, tomato, potato, red onion and olives

Chicken breast with Farinheira sauce and roasted green beans

Dark chocolate truffles

~18.00 plus tax and gratuity

TASTE    GLASS     BOTTLE

1.75         4.50          15.00         2012 Vinum Cellars Rose, California

1.25         3.00           9.00         2010 Doural Red Tinto, Portugal

1.75         4.50          15.00         2009 Veedha Douro DOC Red Wine, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

2.25        5.25           18.00        2009 Field Stone Winery Merlot, Alexander Valley, California

4.25      10.75           40.00        2009 Russell Family Vineyards Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles, California