The weather is partially partial this weekend here in Madrona with clouds and sunshine dancing back and forth. But Fall isn’t here yet. We’ve got some warm weather coming later in the week. In the meantime we are going to be tasting our way through Spain. Come by the shop and see what’s open.
2017 Rezabal Txakoli Blanco $15
100% Hondarrabi Zuri
2017 Oinoz Verdejo $13
2015 Jane Ventura Reserva de la Música Brut Rosé $17
2017 Viladellops, Garnatxa $14
2012 Vina Cerrada, Rioja Reserva $20
85% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano, 5% Mazuelo
Sunday we have two more wines of Spain open to taste.
2017 Casa de Compostela Vinho Verde $10
60% Loureiro, 40% Arinto
Very fresh, harmonious and fruity, with a floral and citrus taste. It has a good, persistent and well-balanced finish. 11.5% alcohol by volume
2016 Mas Donis Old Vines $11
85% Garnacha, 15% Syrah
Medium ruby with violet shades. Very nice mouthfeel and texture. Wild red and black berry flavors, cherry, spices and herbs. Well-integrated elegant smooth vanilla oaky toasty notes. Ripe and complex on the palate, with loads of sweet vibrant fruit. Medium to full-bodied with soft and velvet tannins and nicely refreshing finish. Pair with chicken, salads and BBQ.
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.