Date: Thursday, September 4th, 2014 7:30 pm ET
Bring: TWITs attendees should bring $20/person to cover the cost of the wines. The Southbound Menu will also be available if you would like to purchase any food.
Theme: Transition into Autumn
1) 2012 Domaine Mosse 'Magic of Ju Ju' Chenin Blanc
Acidic, hint of freshly grated Parmesan cheese, fruity notes of pear and apple. Hints of live yoghurt. Resembles a Jura wine. natural wine
2) 2010 Bodegas Gerardo Mendez Albariño Do Ferreiro Rias Biaxis, Galicia Spain
Citrus nose, honeydew melon, parm chz, sour cherry, Goes Great w spicy chicken, pickle, Good viscosity, Matt says Chardonnay from burgundy Sancerre?
Melissa guessed Albariño
3) 2012 Negretta La Roc Fronton "La Falle Noire d'Ambat" , France near Cahors
Funky nose, Maybe a tannat or cab Sauv, stinky oregon pinot? Better on palate than nose, Thick on the mouth, some acidity, spice, Opens up, heat on the nose, Grenache? Syrah? Mourvèdre, Dark syrupy, dirty, earthy, Priorat? From the boot? Cab franc blend, tannat, Hermitage, Sangiovese, Barbera ?
4) 2001 Tempranillo, R Lopez De Heredia, Vina Tondonia Reserva, Rioja Spain
Thanksgiving, cinnamon, nutmeg, a sweet potato, nice balance, skins of sweet potato, old cabinet, cigar box,
Roasted just out of the oven, a lot of butter, Italian Nebbiolo, dryer than it smells, fruity, dark, love the nose,
Cherries, leather, fruit forward, heat on the nose, it's got grip on the tongue, dill, black olives, Sangiovese, Italian, Tempranillo, cab?