McPherson Tasting at East End Wines – Friday June 12th, 5pm – 8pm
2014 McPherson Albariño – 14.57 – Albariño is a varietal that is well known on the Iberian Peninsula (that’s Spain and Portugal to those without a map in hand). In Portugal, the style is lean and acidic, a definite contrast to the more lush and full bodied styles originating from Spain. Known for being the “white wine” of this region, Albariño is not widely planted outside of this Mediterranean enclave. McPherson Cellars is pleased to release this vintage of Texas Albariño which strikes the perfect balance of crisp fruit aromas and flavors. Exotic scents of peach, mango, pear and apple are married with the rich and velvety texture that this wine has to offer. Some may say “¡Viva España!, here at McPherson Cellars we say “¡Viva Albariño!”
2014 McPherson Les Copains White – Rhone varietal Blend – 13.57 – This bright and exuberant Les Copains fills the glass with pungent guava and mango aromas, highlighting the individual character of each variety and coming together for a harmonious balance. The 2014 vintage blends Roussanne, Viognier, Grenache Blanc, Marsanne and Piquepoul Blanc. The wine is bright upon entry with flavors of lemony citrus, honeysuckle, and marjoram with a clean and refreshing finish. Nowhere else can you get an affordable little white blend as great as our Les Copains.
2014 McPherson Les Copains Dry Rose – Rhone varietal blend – 13.57 – This complex, dry rosé showcases the varietal character from each of the different red cultivars in a stunning fashion. Delicate berry and plummy, herbal nuances abound in this vibrant and instensly pink Les Copains Rosé . The crisp acidity is artfully balanced against a long finish. This is a rosé that has mass appeal and begs for a light dinner al fresco, a big juicy burger, or Mediterranean fare; the pairing possibilities are unparalleled. McPherson Les Copains Rosé. Fun was never so pink. McPherson Cellars was created to honor my father, Dr. Clinton “Doc” McPherson, a founder and pioneer of the modern Texas Wine Industry.
2013 McPherson Les Copains Red, Lost Draw Vineyard – Rhone varietal blend – 13.57 – From Lost Draw Vineyards comes our stunning value Rhone-blend “Les Copains” red. French for “the buddies”, the term symbolizes this elegant combination of Rhone varieties. The warm Texas sun gives this Cinsault, Syrah, Carignan, Mourvedre, and Grenache blend a lovely ripeness of fruit balanced with smooth structure. Its bright acidity, wild strawberry, cherry, and herbal spice, makes it easy going on its own or with more delicate meats – steak fillet or a succulent pork chop. Enjoy a bottle of this beautiful red wine with your best buddies.