Friday Tasting - El Enemigo Wines, Margot Blattmann

Friday, October 26, 2018

Time: 05:00pm - 08:00pm

Type: Wine Tasting

Location: The Wine Cabinet

Event Free


Every weekend we have free tastings that give you a chance to explore the wide word of wines! 

Each Friday we try to start your weekend off with a sampling of fine wines and beers that will allow you to relax into your "days off" with a positive note. Always a gathering of friends and neighbors and good conversation.

Come in this weekend and visit with us!


The Wines!!

Catena Alta Chardonnay $32.99
The Catena Alta Chardonnay presents an intenese greenish-yellow color. The nose offers ripe white fruit aromas such as pears and peaches that are interwoven with delicate citrus and floral notes, such as Jasmine. The palate shows rich and concentrated ripe pear, apple and apricot flavors with a light note of minerality. The wine finishes long and complex with crisp, mineral acidity. Pairs well with Lime marinated chicken, seafood.

El Enemigo Malbec $29.99
Rich and concentrated, it offers aromas of black fruit, cherry and dark berryfruit on the nose followed in the palate by a full-bodied wine with flavors of spice, blackberry, black cherry, pepper and a slight floral character. The finish is elegant and length.
Pair this wine with radicchio, Lyonnaise sauces, grilled steaks, and barbecued ribs.

El Enemigo Cabernet Franc $29.99
This Cabernet Franc is ruby red in color with soft violet tones. The nose has intense aromas and concentrated notes of cassis, ripe currants, and sweet spices including black pepper and cloves. His tenure provides integrated oak notes of cedar and vanilla.  Fresh impact and excellent structure on the palate, reminiscent of ripe red fruits with hints of eucalyptus and tagged black pepper. This wine has an excellent balance and elegance with a well-structured, persistent finish. 
Pair this Cabernet Franc with grilled game meats.

El Enemigo Bonarda $29.99
This Bonarda shows a deep violet color with bluish reflections. The nose is intense and complex. Intense aromas of ripe black fruit, blackberries, raspberries, black cherries, chocolate and liquor, with some spicy notes of fresh herbs provided by the Cabernet Franc appear. The taste has a sweet impact with silky tannins and aromas of ripe black and red fruits with notes of licorice and vanilla. Its natural acidity is refreshing. By its concentration and complexity the finish is long and persistent.  Enjoy this wine alongside roast lamb, empanadas, and light pastas dishes.

Catena Argentino $111.99
The Catena Zapata Malbec Argentino shows a saturated dark violet color with ruby reflections; the nose offers cassis, blueberries and violets, along with a strong suggestion of soil tones. It combines density and sweetness on the one hand, with gripping, lightly saline flavors of mocha, dark berries, spice, and minerals; a palate-staining finish dominated by sweet black and blue fruits. 
Pairs well with lamb chops, beef tenderloin, and goat cheese.

The Beers!!

Von Trapp Vienna Lager 6 pack $11.99
5.2 ABV 33 IBU 
Named for the city that created the style, our amber lager is malt forward with a grassy, crackery hop aroma. A classic blend of German malts and hops develop lingering flavors of biscuit and caramel on the finish.

Perennial Prism Dry-Hopped Saison 4 pack $15.99
Dry-hopped Saison Ale - Mosaic Prism is a new, ongoing series we created to reflect classic and experimental hop varietals through the form of dry-hopped saison. Three times a year we'll release cans and draft of a new Prism using a simple grist and a blend of saison yeast strains to create a platform for showcasing a different combination of hops.

Captain Lawrence Golden Delicious, Aged in apple brandy barrels 4 pack $20.99

Bronze Medal  
Wood-and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer, Sensory Profile - Ripe tropical fruit, green apples and vanilla dominate the aromas of this beer.
"There’s nothing quite likes Mom’s apple pie…But I am willing to bet this beer is pretty darn close. An American Tripel, dry-hoped with Amarillo hops and aged in Apple Brandy barrels."