Wine Tasting at Clock Bar

Clock bar at QG recently introduced a new wine program featuring a rotating wine list and tastings on a monthly basis. Our goal is to introduce, educate and offer opportunities to taste and buy wine around the world. The following are the wines of January and save the date for Thursday the 16th between 5 to 7pm for our tasting.

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The Federalist

Cabernet Sauvignon - A rich, full-bodied wine with hints of black cherry and cassis.

Lodi Zinfandel - Aromas of red fruits (plum, cherry) and cinnamon spice, a good density, firm tannin structure, and a long smooth finish.

Federalist Vineyard from Rutherford, California though it was time to break away. From convention. From those that would say things like “make sure your structure is firm and your acidity is lively.” It was time to create something to call our own. A wine for the people.

So, we brought forth a union of wines unshackled by the past, yet deeply rooted in the American ideal of “whatever I’m drinking should taste good dammit.” Distinctly American craft wines wrought with as much character and bold spirit as the figures that don every bottle.

Born from the virtues of every forward-thinking, hard-working, red-blooded American, this is The Federalist. This Is American Craft Wine.

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Elouan Wine

2017 Oregon Pinot Noir - The unique climate and diversity of soil types influence both canopy and fruit, forming the foundation of this wine's northern character.

Elouan, the result of California winemakers venturing up to Oregon, one of the world’s renowned Pinot Noir regions. The goal: to produce Pinot Noir with depth of flavor, vibrancy and suppleness. For this wine we brought together fruit from three distinct terrains along Oregon’s premiere Western vineyards which harmonize beautifully when blended as one. The diversity of these districts along with a lengthy growing season create wines with intense structure, while maintaining a vibrant acidity that sets them apart from other wines.


Chateau St. Jean

Chardonnay - rich texture with complex tropical fruit elements balanced by notes of meyer lemon.

Chateau St. Jean is a pioneer in vineyard designation within Sonoma County — making wine from, and naming it for, an outstanding single vineyard. Since fine wines and individual vineyards have been closely associated for centuries in Europe, the Chateau’s founders reasoned vineyard designation was equally valid in Sonoma County. Soon after its inception, the winery began producing individually labeled Chardonnays from the Robert Young and Belle Terre Vineyards.

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Rodney Strong Wine

Sauvignon Blanc - Leading with zesty citrus notes of grapefruit, Meyer lemon and a light grassiness, this wine gives way to more tropical fruit and melon characteristics

Rodney Strong’s story begins over 55 years ago, when a celebrated American dancer named Rod Strong settled in Sonoma County to pursue a second lifelong creative passion: winemaking. Rodney Strong Vineyards was the 13th winery bonded in the newly discovered Sonoma County wine industry. A trio of winemaking paths crossed when Rick Sayre joined the team as Winemaker in 1979, and again when the Klein Family, 4th generation California farmers, purchased the winery in 1989 and initiated a renewed commitment of modern artisan winemaking. Through the years, Rodney Strong Vineyards has earned the reputation for critically acclaimed Single Vineyard and Reserve wines, stand out Estate releases and best-in-class Sonoma County varietal wines.