Saturday Tasting - Bravo Imports, Fabio Marrone

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Time: 01:00pm - 05:00pm

Type: Wine Tasting

Location: The Wine Cabinet

Event Free

The Wines!!

Vermentino Saraceno Conti Zecca
Grapes: Vermentino di Puglia
Vintage: 2018

ABV: 12%
Town of Production : Leverano (LE)

Bright straw yellow colour with greenish reflections.
The bouquet is intense , aromatic, fine and fragrant with hints of Mediterranean vegetation and ripe yellow fruit.
Taste is warm, soft, savoury and elegant with pleasant almond after-taste.

Avelium Bianco Masseria Pertuso
Grapes: 85% Bombino Bianco – 15% Chardonnay
Vintage: 2016

ABV: 12.5%

Straw yellow with greenish reflections with a fresh and floral bouquet,
fruity taste with hints of tropical fruit and vanilla

Aglianico Saraceno Conti Zecca
Grapes: Aglianico di Puglia
Vintage: 2016

ABV: 12.5%

Bright ruby red colour with a delicate bouquet characterized by red flowers and black berries.
Has a very well structured body, persistent and fruity.

Malvasia Nera Conte di Campiano
Grapes: Malvasia Nera
Vintage: 2014

ABV: 15%

Intense ruby red with purple hints.
The bouquet has fragrantly fresh notes of red fruit like cherries, pomegranate, and raspberries mix with ethereal notes of tobacco, liquorice and vanilla.
A balanced and velvety wine, with an elegant and balanced acidity. Is harmonious, persistent and elegant.

Negroamaro Appassimento Conte di Campiano
Grapes: Negroamaro
Vintage: 2015

ABV: 14%

Deep ruby red with garnet hues.
At the nose Intense aroma with notes of overripe small berry  and cooked plums.
Ethereal scents of liquorice, chocolate and finally nuances of sweet spices such as nutmeg and vanilla.
In the mouth full bodied and  powerful with soft ripe tannins, well-balanced, with a pleasant bitter hints of hazelnuts in the aftertaste.

Primitivo di Manduria Conte di Campiano
Grapes: Primitivo
Vintage: 2017

ABV: 14.5%

Intense ruby red with garnet hints.
The fragrance is very intense and reminiscent of red fruits jam, blackcurrant and cherry marmalade.
Notes of cacao, liquorice and vanilla.
In the mouth warm, round and smooth, with fruity notes, soft tannins and an ethereal after taste.

The Beers!!
Steigl Radler Raspberry, 16 oz., 4 pack $11.99
Fresh Raspberry juice gives Himbeere its striking bright-pink color and aroma of fresh jam.
The blend of Stiegl Goldbräu shines through the delicate raspberry making the beer slightly more effervescent than Grapefruit and Lemon Radler.
However, Stiegl Radler Himbeere maintains the refreshing lightness synonymous with Stiegl Radlers.

Commonwealth Brewing Ultra Modern 16oz $19.99

American APA. Alcohol By Volume: 6.8% 
Beer Style: India Pale Ale Availability:
Limited Pairs Well: Mexican, Grilled Meat, Wisconsin Cheese Curds, Ginger Spiced Chocolate Truffles
India Pale Ale with light bitterness and a large juicy spicy and citrus hop flavor.

Epic Big Bad Baptist Imperial Stout, 12 oz., 4 pack $21.99
One Big Bad Imperial Stout with Cocoa nibs and Coffee beans.
Each season's release uses a different dark roasted coffee.
Glassware: Snifter, Tulip White Wine. Food Pairings: Hard cheeses and dark chocolate desserts.