Happy Memorial Day weekend. For those of you who aren’t camping or vacating, Madrona Wine has a few things lined up to keep you refreshed and amused.
Saturday, we are pouring Summer Bubbles. We have assembled some easy drinking sparkling wines to match any Barbeque or lawn party. The corks come out at 2pm and the tasting lasts as long as the wine does.
Cune Cava Brut $11
Borgo Maragliano, Brut $15
Chateau Moncontour, Les Quinze Arpents, Vouvray Brut $15
Corteaura, Franciacorta $20
2011 Graham Beck Brut Rosé $24
Sunday we’ll have two French Rosés open all day to match the great weather.
2016 Clos des Lumieres, Cotes du Rhone Rosé $10
40% Cinsault, 30% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre
Fresh off the boat the 2016’s are starting to land. Strawberry and citrus aromas followed up by strawberry and cherry flavors with spiciness, and pink grapefruit. Magnum $20
2016 Bellula Rosé $12
60% Syrah, 40% Grenache
A Languedoc rosé with notes of violets, stone fruits, citrus, melon rind.
Madrona Wine Merchants offers free wine tastings featuring 4-5 selections on a theme every Saturday from 2 until the bottles run out and on Sunday we offer a mini-tasting of two wines all day from 11-5.