Dog Days

It gets toasty again this weekend here in Madrona.  It’s the dog days of August.  Here at Madrona Wine we’ll be tasting some cool wines to help you beat the heat.  Come lap it up.

Saturday, we are pouring the wines of Casale del Giglio from Lazio just outside of Rome.  We have three whites and two chill reds that will go with our rekindled summer.
2015 Petit Manseng $18
2016 Bellone Bianco  $13
2016 Satrico Bianco  $12
2015 Cesanese Rosso $15
2015 Petit Verdot $19

Sunday, we’ll have two easy quaffers from Portugal.

2016 Lago Cerqyeura Vinho Verde Rosé                                                 $10
Made from a traditional Portuguese varietal, the Lago has a beautiful light cherry color, fresh fruit aromas, and vivid acidity. 10% alcohol by volume

2014 Lago Cerqyeura Douro Valley Tinto                                               $10
Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca
An easy to like Portuguese Red with aromas of ripe red fruits with well integrated wood notes, full-bodied with soft tannins and a fresh finish.  13% alcohol by volume

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.

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