Friday, September 25, 2009

Update: Wine Line-Up For BG Event Sept. 25

The Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Foundation’s 14th  Annual Wine and Cheese Social will take place tonight (Friday, September 15) from 5 to 8 PM at the Simpson Building, 1291 Conneaut Ave., in Bowling Green. Tickets are $30 each and are available at the door.
Here’s the wine line-up from Norm Heineman, Bowling Green Beverage:
  • Mateus Rose, Portugal. Well-balanced, fresh, light and fruity. Made from the best quality red varieties grown in Northern Portugal.
  • Elena Walch Pinot Grigio, 2007, Italy. Compact and fresh, forceful and harmonious with delicate spice. Succulent but dry on the finish.
  • Stoneburn Sauvignon Blanc, 2008, New Zealand. Classic grassy characters underpinned with hints of peppers. Zesty, crisp and refreshing.
  • Salomon Riesling Steinterrassen, 2006, Austria. Crisp, dry Riesling, correct and down the middle with a slight kick.
  • Del Rio Chardonnay, 2007, Oregon. Aromas of green apple, pear and notes of coconut and vanilla. Rich and creamy with a touch of oak.
  • Leonard Kreusch Johannesburg Riesling, 2006, Germany. Classic Rheingau Riesling with crisp, green apple and pear flavors with a hint of minerals. Off-dry finish.
  • Schild Estate Shiraz, 2006, Australia. Shows a nose of ripe cherries, rich spices and licorice with vanilla undertones.
  • Lu Lu B Syrah, 2008, France. Rich wine with a delightful color and flavor with aromas of roasted peppers and spice.
  • Veranda Pinot Noir, 2006, Chile. Red fruit aromas of cherries and strawberries backed by tea, earth and spice. Nicely balanced.
  • Lyeth Red Meritage, 2006, California. From California’s Sonoma County. Luscious and full-bodied with a balanced complexity.
  • V. Karlbach Dornfelder Max, 2003, Germany. Traditional fruity wine with a dark, velvety color. Aged in 100-year old casks to give a silky-smooth texture.
  • Pelee Vidal Icewine, 2006, Canada. Made from the ripest grapes, this elegant rich golden wine has intense apple, peach and mango flavors that linger on your palate.
Also available some interesting beers: Spaten Munich Oktoberfest, Bluegrass Brewing Company American Pale Ale and Tommyknocker Jack Whacker unfiltered wheat beer.
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