Friday, April 17, 2015

Tasting Tonight At Cleveland Park Wine And Spirits The TENUTA TOMASELLA Venezia, Italian Wines, Reds, White & One Off-Dry Demi-Sec Rose With Craig Mauro Of Raya Imports 4/17/2015 5-8PM, No Charge, Everyone Always Welcome : Join Us!

JOIN Craig Mauro here of the TENUTA TOMASELLA to taste three fine Italian Venezia wines : 1) ' Rigole ' Bianco 2012 Estate-Bottled, $19.99, 12.5% alcohol by volume, Alto Livenza Rigole Bianco 2012 made from the Pinot Bianco grape and stylish, bright, firm yet supple as it opens and warms in the glass and on you palate. A fine food wine, no need to rush it. ... 2) Rosso 2012 ' Rigole ' estate-bottled, $19.99 a bottle, 12.5% alcohol by volume, Delle Venezia that is a medium-bodied, flavorful, balanced and exciting burst of flavors from the blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Refosco. It is a really fine food wine as the flood fleshes the wine out and gives it definition, whereas the red blend here of mostly Merlot defines and accents really well various flavors in the food. highlighting them, making everything work. AND : ... 3) ' Ose ' a Vino spumante sparkling wine demi-sec that is a touch off-dry, delicate, vibrant, lively and fresh and fragrant and teasing while pleasing in an intriguing way, $19.99, a lovely blush of color makes this Italian rose perfect for now in spring as everything comes into bloom. I think it is a Merlot and Refosco blend if I am not mistaken? I will ask Crai and Annette as I forget. ALSO : Craig will bring the 4) ' other red ' and the 5) ' older dry white ' for you all to taste and you can pay for them tonight and we will get them delivered here by Craig. Cheers, what fun : a wonderful slice of Italy and Venezia for us all! TONY 4/17/2015 Everyone welcome to come.
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