Meal will be Spanish tapis style price is low 25 dollars per person (usually 30)
2009 Penascal Sauvignon Blanc Number of bottles, $ amount One bottle: $12 6-bottles of the Sauvignon Blanc: $7 A rocket beam of vibrancy, with effusive honeysuckle notes and ripe honeydew melon, citrus, pear and apricot flavors that have amazing structure, depth and body.
2009 Sitios de Bodega Con Class Number of bottles, $ amount One bottle: $15 In a 12-bottle mix and match case: $11 The 2009 Con Class is composed of 60% Verdejo, 25% Viura, and 15% Sauvignon Blanc. Light straw-colored, it has an expressive perfume of baking spices, spring flowers, and tropical aromas. Dry, crisp, and with excellent volume on the palate, this tasty effort will provide much pleasure over the next 12-18 months.
2008 Penascal Tempranillo Number of bottles, $ amount One bottle: $12 6-bottles of the Tempranillo: $7 Crimson-colored, it reveals an expressive nose of spice box, pepper, violets, and black cherry. Fruity and easy-going on the palate, it contains a bit of structure that will allow it to offer pleasure over the next 3-4 years.
2008 Alto Almanzora Este Rojo Number of bottles, $ amount One bottle: $15 In a 12-bottle mix and match case: $10 The 2008 Este is composed of 50% Monastrell, 25% Tempranillo, with the balance Garnacha, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot aged for 6 months in French and American oak. Purple-colored, it reveals a lightly roasted bouquet of black cherry and blueberry, underbrush, spice box, and violets. Supple, sweetly-fruited, and forward, this tasty, friendly effort has no hard edges. Drink it over the next 3 years.
2005 Antano Rioja Reserva Number of bottles, $ amount One bottle: $15 In a 12-bottle mix and match case: $11 80% tempranillo, 10% graciano and 5% each of mazuelo and garnacha. Deep red. Dried red fruits, tobacco and menthol on the nose. A spicy, gently sweet midweight that offers silky raspberry and cherry flavors and a hint of bitter chocolate. A peppery quality adds cut to the smooth, nicely persistent finish.