Cottonwood Cellars

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Cottonwood Cellars Label
All wines are $18.00/bottle except where noted.
 
        2015 Cabernet Sauvignon  $20.00
                   
This full bodied Cabernet has currant, raspberry, blackberry, cherry and
                     iight smoky oak on the nose, all of which repeat on the pallet, and finish
                     intense. Color is rich and almost black.  Well balanced and integrated,
                     this cab is great with a fatty steak such as rib eye or game.  Try with
                     dark chocolate to lighten tannin.  
NEW RELEASE

          Classic Blend (non-vintage) - Not ready yet
                 A medium bodied blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and
                 Cabernet Franc. It has the fruit attributes of all of it's  
                 components
in a rich, jammy intensity, which appears in the
                 pallet as well as
the nose. Great with any red meat. 
               
       2015 Merlot
               This medium bodied Merlot first hits the nose with black
               cherry, blueberry, a cranberry followed by tobacco and a
               mineral note. The fruit flavors come through with nice acidity,
               giving way to light oak and light tannins on a medium broad,
               medium-long finish. Well balanced and structured with nice
               integration. Pairs well with any red meat, and especially
               nice with lamb. 
NEW RELEASE
                      
       2009 Lemberger - Bronze & Silver Medals
               An Austrian varietal, Lemberger is rapidly becoming
               Colorado?s grape. A light-bodied dry red, this wine has lots of
               fruit flavor up front, followed by an earthy note and light 
               toasted oak. Designed to go with pork, it is very versatile with
               food and works especially well with BBQ. Bronze Medal - San
               Francisco International Wine Competition 2005 & 2012. Silver

               Medal Pacific Rim International Wine Competition 2006 and

               Bronze Medal Dallas Morning News Wine Competition 2006.
  
       2015 Gewurztraminer
               Opens with a fruity bouquet joined by sweet pear and grape-  
               fruit.  Flavors of pear, grapefruit, and a hint of spice fill the
               mouth then finish broad and short.  The sweetness is well
               balanced by bright acidity making it a very refreshing summer
               quaffer. Crisp with a clean finish with no after taste.  Pairs well
               with Asian and/or spicy food, or nice to sip on a warm summer
               evening.  Off-Dry. 
  
       2015 White Pinot Noir 
               Lovely blush color and slightly Off Dry.  Very fruity with light
               cherry taste.  Goes well with cheddar cheese, spicy an
         
      Mexican food.  One of our most popular wines every season.

               NEW RELEASE

 

       Tawny Merlot (port) 375ml - $40.00

               This wine is only available through the winery tasting rooms.

               It is made from 2005 vintage Merlot.  It is fortified from Merlot 

               which was distilled.  It is 20% alcohol and 8% residual sugar.

               It has been 100% oak barrel aged to perfection.  The lovely

               intense black cherry flavor goes well with ice cream, banana

               bread, dark chocolate and many desserts.  NEW RELEASE


   Olathe Winery Label

All wines are $14.00/bottle.

Chardonnay

This blend of two vintages starts with a light creamy bouquet of oak, apple, and pineapple.  Flavors of apple, unripe pineapple and oak are laced with firm acidity and moderate tannin.  It finishes medium-broad and medium-long with a lingering spicy oak flavor.  Pairs well with a variety of foods, fish, chicken, cheeses etc…  A pleasant chardonnay for any purpose. 

Pinot Noir

A lovely European style Burgundy wine which does not have the tannic astringency of a Bordeaux wine.  Aged in 100% French oak barrels.  It has a slight cherry flavor with a smooth finish.  This wine pairs well with Italian tomato based foods and salmon.            

                                        
Pinolem

Pinolem is a blend of our Cottonwood Vineyards Pinot Noir and Lemberger.  It is a light bodied medium dry (1.5 residual sugar) red wine.  It provides the benefit of tannins without the astringency.  Lovely fruit flavors.  Nice in summer with light meals.

2013 White Lemberger

Off-Dry summer wine; makes a great Sangria.  It has a nose of strawberry, cherry, peaches, cranberry citrus peel and earth.  The aromas are n sweet but lead to sweet edged flavors of the same with the additions of lime at the back and nice acidity.  The medium-broad, persistent finish is on the back half of the palate and has an almost fresh peach note at the end.  Well balanced, structured and integrated. 
2012 Gewztraminer

Opens with a light bodied fruity bouquet joined by sweet pear and grapefruit.  Flavors of apple, pear, grapefruit, and a hint of spice fill the mouth then finish broad and short leaving no after taste.  The sweetness is well balanced by bright acidity making it a very refreshing summer quaffer. Pairs well with Asian and/or spicy food, or nice to sip on a warm summer evening.  The traditional “Turkey Wine” for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner.


Reserve Wines


2001 Reserve Merlot
BRONZE MEDAL
$21

A bouquet of black fruit, smoke, meat, vanilla, and a hint of old leather gives way to flavors of black cherry, cranberry jelly, sweet rhubarb, with moderate tannins and spice on the finish. This velvety smooth merlot is “highly nuanced, well balanced, structured and integrated.” - Colorado Wine News 4/05
Bronze Medal - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2005.


2003 Reserve Merlot
$19.00

Our Colorado Merlot is big, with aromas black cherry, dark plum and meat, the fruit flavor up front blend into flavors of leather, toasted oak, light spice and moderate tannins. With good structure and lots of complexity we call these our "Cab drinker's Merlot."  It will accompany any red meat, but is best paired with Colorado lamb.

2005 Reserve Merlot
BRONZE MEDAL
$25.00


As usual, our Reserve Merlot is big, with aromas of black cherry, cranberry, and dark plum. The fruit flavor up front blend into flavors of leather, toasted oak, light spice and moderate tannins.  With good structure and lots of complexity we call these our "cab drinker's Merlot."  It will accompany any red meat, but is best paired with Colorado lamb.


2009 Reserve Cabernet
GOLD MEDAL*
$29.00

SOLD OUT

This full bodied Cabernet, with tannin, has currant, raspberry, blackberry, cherry and light smoky oak on the nose, all of which repeat on the pallet. Well balanced and integrated, this cab is great with steak, wild game, and dark chocolate truffles.
* 2012 San Francisco international Wine Competition

All prices listed on this page are for the winery tasting room in Olathe ONLY.  All other tasting room prices and tasting fees vary by location due to overhead expenses.  The winery tasting room in Olathe and at Applejack's in Wheat Ridge are the only locations which carry all of the Cottonwood Cellars and The Olathe Winery brand products.