It looks like a wet weekend here in Madrona. But here at Madrona Wine we have a lot of things going on to chase the clouds away.
Saturday, we are tasting South African wines from Morgenster.
2019 Morgenster Sauvignon Blanc (unwooded) Stellenbosch $14
2016 Morgenster Cabernet Franc Stellenbosch $16
2014 Morgenster Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch $16
2010 Morgenster Lourens River Valley Estate Red $21
50% Cabernt Franc, 33% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Petit Verdot
Sunday we are off to Bordeaux for some excellent examples of the terrior. Join us as we pop over to France for an afternoon of tasting.
2015 Saint Sulpice Bordeaux Blanc $10
Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon
Fresh lemon and Mirabelle plum notes stream through, laced with verbena and chamomile to round of the nose. This wine is fresh and dry with bright minerality on the palate. 13% alcohol by volume. Was $20 now $10
2015 Château de Birot Côtes de Bordeaux $15
87% Merlot, 13% Cabernet Sauvignon
Located on the beautiful hillsides of Cadillac, overlooking the Garonne River, 22 miles south of the city of Bordeaux, Château de Biro has been producing wine for over 200 years. This sturdy young Bordeaux has dark fruit flavors and spicy tannins. 13% alcohol by volume
We cap off Sunday afternoon with the artist reception for Suzanne Brooker and her new show “Between Summer and Fall” that is hanging in the shop. Come see the show and meet the Artist from 3-5pm.
Between Summer and Fall
A collection of oil studies by Suzanne Brooker
Nature is the best teacher. In these paintings I worked to better understand the patterns and chaos of organic forms through oil painting techniques.
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.