October is blowing by like dry leaves in the Autumn wind.
Next weekend is Halloween!
Saturday the merchants in Madrona are getting a jump on the Trick or Treating. Bring the kids and safely swing by the storefronts and collect candy thorough out the day.
In the meantime here are a few treats that have blown in for the adults:
2019 Fernand Engel, Pinot Blanc Réserve $13
Very intense nose, beautiful evolution, between fruity presence, bush peach, pineapple, tangerine, mineral and floral. Very complex nose presenting buttered nuances, mentholated, balsamic. Nice first sensation silky, then fresh and fruity on notes of pineapple, grapefruit and bush peach, very beautiful density, bitterness pointing out the citrus fruits peel.
2019 Joseph Cattin, Gewurtztraminer $18
A nice perfumed nose with litchi and mango aromas and a delicate touch of rose water. The palate reveals ripe exotic fruits with rose flavors. The style is well-balanced between spiciness and freshness. Super delicious.
2020 Ca’ del Baio, Langhe Nebbiolo $15
The 2019 Ca’ del Baio Langhe Nebbiolo is made from young vines in their Barbaresco vineyards, A vibrant, medium-bodied red from Piedmont with no oak contact. This wine features bright cherry along with the earth and tobacco finish of good Nebbiolo with zingy acidity and granular tannins.
2019 Domain de Cabriac, Vieilles Vignes Carignan $14
Old-vine Carignan done in cement tank the way God intended. Dark and chewy with lots of cherry fruit.
2015 Finn Hill, Vivant $15
Rosebud Vineyard Malbec
Single vineyard, Washington State Malbec with perfumed aromas of crushed black and red berries on wet gravel, with hints of molasses and bay leaf. The pour delivers predominant fruit notes of blackberry, boysenberry, red currant, and blueberry. The finish brings mellow plum-skin acidity and tannin. Was $29 Now $15