WEDNESDAY NIGHT TASTE SEPTEMBER 11, 2013

Allamand Label

Allamand Label

 

This Wednesday Evening we have a special guest from Bodegas Luminis and Allamand. Jenelle Madera, the National Sales Manager, will be present and the tasting featuring the wines from Christian Allamand. These are some fantastic small production wines which several are already sold out! Stop in for a tasting this evening! Only $12.75 to taste all five wines.

NV Luminis Extra Brut, Mendoza, Argentina

Rich and stylish with delicious floral, piecrust and apple notes that linger on the broad, mouth-filling finish.

2012 Allamand Saint Jeannet white Cuvee, Mendoza, Argentina

Floral and citrus on the nose with a touch of anise. The palate is medium bodied with a touch of spiciness, some tropical fruits and more anise with a touch of nuttiness on the finish. If you like this wine, don’t wait to purchase. We found out today that the 12 bottles on are shelf are it until next summer!

2012 Allamand Cabernet Sauvignon, Valle de Uco, Mendoza, Argentina

While most of the Cabernet Sauvignon in Mendoza is planted in the Prime Zone, Cristian likes his Cabernet Sauvignon from the Uco Valley because of the cooler climate characteristics he is able Cristian Allamand likes his Cabernet Sauvignon from the Uco Valley because of the cooler climate characteristics. The wines have good acidity, no vegetal tones whatsoever, great expression of fruit, and a good finish. Very intense and fresh red fruits, more elegance. Total production of this wine was 1,080 cases.

2011 Luminis Perdriel Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina

ONLY 760 bottles produced. Raspberries, blackberries, eucalyptis and spice aromas and flavors, long, smooth finish.

2010 Allamand ‘H’, Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon blend, Mendoza, Argentina

A blend of 50% Malbec and 50% Cabernet Sauvignon.  Young, dense, multilayered wine.  Dark fruits, spices and herbs from beginning to end.