A hearty Thank You to all who were able to join us for our Italian wine event on March 15th. Below is a summary of the wines that were tasted and instructions on placing orders with Vino at the Landing, if you were unable to do so at the event.
Summary of Wines Tasted
NV Rive della Chiesa Brut Rose – $14
A delicious pink sparkler from Northern Italy. Delicate frizzante bubbles with a sigh of pink and a delicate nose of cherry, roses, and the kiss of summer strawberry.
2010 Marcato Pinot Grigio – $12
Medium gold yellow color. Ripe, with some red fruit sensation, dry hay and nut hull. Solid and developed with a mineral finish. Pairs well with white meat, poultry.
2009 Tenuta Vitanza Volare – $15
80% Sangiovese and 20% Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon. Very attractive blackberry and cherry aromas follow through to a medium body, with soft tannins and a lightly fruity finish.
2010 Colosi Nero D’Avola – $15
Dark ruby red in color with intense fruit aromas, especially cherries. A dry, full-bodied and youthful wine. Displays good varietal fruit, flower, and menthol.
2008 Giada Montferrato Dolcetto “San Pietro” – $18
Canelli – Piedmont
Ruby red with purple reflections. On the nose, vinous, fresh, harmonious, with fruit scents and underbrush notes. Dry and tasty with a delicate almond nuance. Elegant finish rich in sweet tannins. Perfect with vegetable and meat hors d’oeuvres, delicate pasta, white and red meat, steamed or roasted fish, medium-to-strong seasoned cheese.
Pictured here is Wine Storage Bellevue owner Patrick and his wife Joy, together with Sandra (pictured right), winner of the 6-months free wine storage from Wine Storage Bellevue — congratulations Sandra!
2007 Musella Amarone della Valpolicella – $43
Verona – Veneto
Corvina 75%, Rondinella 20%, Oseleta 5%. Opens with savory aromas of dark spice and black pepper followed by red fruit, cherry, dried apple, plum and raisin. There’s a sweet note on the finish followed by firm, polished tannins. Pairs well with stewed meat, roast of red meats, seasoned cheeses; agreeable also as a meditation wine.
If you tasted something you enjoyed and didn’t get the chance to place an order with Vino at the Landing at the event, please contact them at (425) 282-0382, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to place an order.