It looks like we get a nice weekend here in Madrona after a several days of torrential cloudbursts. At Madrona Wines we have a few things going on to improve your sunny disposition.
Saturday we are tasting New Releases from local Locus Wines. Come see what French-inspired blends winemaker Rich Burton has cooked up this year.
2016 Locus Modo White $14
50% Semillon, 50% Sauvignon Blanc
2016 Locus Rosé $15
40% Cinsault, 30% Grenache, 30% Mourvèdre
2014 Locus Modo Red $15
59% Merlot, 25% Malbec, 15% Syrah
2015 Locus Sud $20
84% Grenache, 16% Syrah
2014 Locus Yakima Valley Red $25
40% Syrah, 35% Grenache, 25% Mourvèdre
Saturday is also the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby. We’ll be taking a two minute break at 3:46 to watch the race.
Sunday we return to the old world for a couple of Old World Sunday Sippers just off the boat; a unique French Sauvignon Blanc paired with a Portuguese Red.
2014 Pere Caboche Vaucluse Blanc $10
A very unique Sauvignon, with more mouthfeel than you expect. More ripe melon than citrus flavors.
2015 Adega Grande Tejo Reserva $9
A Portuguese great value with aromas of ripe red fruits such as plums and cherries.
Sunday is also the artist reception for our new show of paintings —Now and Then, by artist PD Jensen. Come see the work and meet Phil from 3 to 5pm. If you want a preview of the show check out this video of the show embedded in the post below.