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August 31, 2018 | Allegretto Vineyards News | Allegretto Vineyards

Allegretto Vineyards and Wines Featuring Paso Robles Single Vineyard Wines During May Wine Festival

Allegretto Vineyards and Wines, well-known for some of the best single vineyard wines in the Paso Robles region, is offering a special price on the 2016 Tannat Rose for the upcoming Paso Robles Wine Festival. The special per-bottle price is only available at the wineries new, recently opened, tasting room. 

Best single vineyard Paso Robles wine

Normally selling for $25, the special price for the Tannat Rose during the four-day festival is $19. The festival, sponsored by the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance is from May 17-20 with a main event on Saturday in the Paso Robles Downtown City Park. 

Quin Cody, Allegretto’s Director of Hospitality, said, “We are also offering special appetizers on the Saturday of the festival to complement the rose.” Visitors to the tasting room can also order food from the nearby Cello Ristorante and Bar to enjoy in the courtyard with a bottle of wine. The tasting room’s courtyard is family-friendly. 

The tasting room features award winning wines from Allegretto Vineyards Paso Robles single vineyard and estate wines. Allegretto produces award winning, small lot, single vineyard and estate wines aged in French oak. The artisanal wines available in the tasting room include; Chardonnay, Viognier, Tannat Rose, Malbec, Tannat, Zinfandel, and three unique varieties of single vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon. The Cabernet, Zinfandel, Tannat and Viognier were all medal winners in the 2017 San Francisco International wine competition. 

Flights include a choice of four Allegretto artisan estate wines each poured in an individual glass in a graceful, calm and elegant setting.  The friendly and knowledgeable staff makes the time for in-depth discussion of each wine during tasting. The tasting fee is waived with the purchase of two or more bottles of wine. 

Since purchasing his first acreage of Cabernet Sauvignon Willow Creek District vines fifteen years ago, owner Douglas Ayers has nurtured those vines plus an eight additional acres to produce some of the best single vineyard and estate wines from the Paso Robles region. The years of careful cultivation have yielded wines that are consistent medal winners. 

Allegretto’s tasting room is open, Wednesday-Sunday 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Monday and Tuesday by appointment only. The winery is located for easy access just off of Highway 46 East in Paso Robles, adjacent to the Allegretto Vineyard Resort. Parking is abundant and a Tesla Electric Vehicle charging station is available for tasting room guests. 

Allegretto Vineyards and Wines
2700 Buena Vista Drive 
Paso Robles, CA 93446
(805) 369-2526

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Experience award winning estate wines in Paso Robles at the Allegretto Tasting Room

The Allegretto Tasting Room offers a unique opportunity to sample some of the region’s best award-winning wines. Both estate and single vineyard wines are available from the Allegretto vineyards that surround the tasting room and the nearby Willow Creek District Wine tasting at Allegreto Tasting room gets you a fresh glass after each tasting and explanations about the wine. Purchase at least two bottles and the tasting fee is waived. Food and wine by the bottle are available in the family-friendly courtyard. The wine tasting list includes the gold medal winning 2013 and the 2014 single vineyard cabernet sauvignon, both from the Willow Creek Vineyard. The tasting room is also the place to experience a unique “flavor balancing” experience that adds a completely new view to wine and food pairings. The flavor balancing seminar was brought to Allegretto by John Stallcup, the Director of Wine Hospitality. John, the former Marketing VP for the wine group also co-founded the Napa Seasoning Company with Tim Hanni, MW, one of the originators of Flavor Balancing as well as being the first American to pass the Master of Wine Exam and the inventor of the Progressive Wine List. Flavor balancing has been adopted by the Wine and Spirits Education Trust not to mention a growing group of chefs, including Allegretto’s Chef Eric Olson, Jeremiah Tower, Michel Trama in Bordeaux, France, and Sarah Scott in the Napa Valley. Flavor balancing is a technique to learning to drink the wines one prefers with the food one likes to eat. Yes! White wine with steak! And here is how it’s done!

Flavor balancing—pairing wine with the diner

Because humans adapt to any sensation of sound, sight, hearing, touch, aroma or taste we can experience negative adaptations. The easiest way to understand a negative adaptation for tasting food is to brush your teeth and then drink orange juice. You experience only the bitterness of the orange juice because your taste adapted to the sweetness and it disappears to your sense of taste. When you “flavor balance” you avoid negative adaptations and accentuate positive ones. By adjusting the acid, salt, savory (umami) and bitterness levels, while avoiding sugar in entrees and sides, chefs create a balance that allows wine to work perfectly with a dish, regardless of the wine selection. Flavor balancing is the basis of many foods in wine cultures like Italy, which serves lemon with its famed Steak Florentine. It also works with cuisines that are popularly considered more difficult to pair with wines, like Thai, Chinese, and Indian. To experience flavor balancing at the Allegretto Tasting Room, first call ahead to schedule the time. You and your guests will have personal attention while engaging in the hands-on exercise of balancing the five primary tastes of sweet, sour, bitter, salty and umami. By balancing the primary tastes in the food you avoid negative adaptations, enhance positive adaptations and thereby enhance the experience of food and wine. Guests will also learn about negative and positive adaptations, how to avoid them as well as the difference between flavor and taste. You will learn how to pair wine with the diner, not the dinner.

 

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