Amendment 21 Wines

Leo Bortolotto

Leo Bortolotto

Hospitality industry professional Leo Bortolotto has worked in the realm of fine wine and food for more than a decade. He spent several years in Europe learning the finer points of pairing European cuisine with the ideal complement of wine. He shared his passion for the culture by leading rafts of tourists in exploring renown and rare Italian wineries. Leo’s decision to relocate to his adopted home of Denver, Colorado was with the intention of realizing his vision for an eclectic and customer-focused wine boutique. This venture, a retail wine shop in the Lower Highland community of downtown Denver, is a journey every wine lover must make.

The Keeper is an incredible value; it's plush and full-bodied, and is approachable now but will age beautifully. Perfectly ripened grapes give this wine notes of savory spices, cigar box and black fruits. On the palate, a rich mouthful of blackberry, cassis and black tea commingle with a velvety, luscious mouthfeel and a long, generous finish. $18.00

Thursday, 19 December 2013 10:55

Armand de Brignac 'Ace of Spades' Champagne

Armand de Brignac 'Ace of Spades' Champagne is the darling of celebrities, sports stars, and entertainers alike. And for good reason!

The classic Brut Gold Champagne is marvelously complex and full-bodied, its bouquet is both fresh and lively, with light floral notes. On the palate, the Brut Gold has a sumptuous, racy fruit character perfectly integrated with the wine's subtle brioche accents. The Champagne's texture is deliciously creamy, with great depth paired with a long, silky finish. Our Brut Gold is pressed from a perfectly balanced blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier wine. Armand de Brignac is an extremely small production Champagne and very limited in quantity.

From now until New Year's Eve, Amendment XXI is happy to offer this exclusive champagne for $299.99 /750ml. This is a pre-order item only; if you would like a bottle or two for your Holiday celebrations, please call or email us and we will have it for you the next day. If you need some Ace of Spades for New Year's Eve, please contact us by Monday, December 30th at the latest!

303 477 5646

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Monday, 16 December 2013 15:46

Contratto Millesimato Extra Brut 2009

This 2009 Extra Brut Vino Spumante di Qualita consists of 80% Pinot Noir and 20% Chardonnay.  The Pinot Noir comes from the Oltrepo Pavese vineyard and the Chardonnay is from Costigliole d’Asti.  This crisp sparkling has aromas of stone fruit and hazelnuts with a hint of honey.  Well-integrated acidity on the palate, complemented by a fresh scent of green apple and an elegant and delicious white flower finish.  7,500 cases made.  $35.99 

The Contratto winery has over 140 years of winemaking history and was the first in Italy to make a Metodo Classico.  The "For England Brut Rosé" 2009 was highly sought after in the 1920's and 30's by the Vatican and many royal houses of Europe and as far as the British Empire.  It is the perfect wine for your forthcoming holiday celebrations.  Light salmon color and the promise of millions of tiny bubbles, this sparkler is great with appetizers and fish.  The nose is crisp and reminescent of oranges and apricots while the wine itself is complex with minerality, freshness and a long finish.  Only 1,375 cases made.  $49.99

 

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Tuesday, 10 December 2013 14:05

Boozy Holiday Ideas!

What are YOU bringing to your Holiday party?

Amendment XXI proprietor Leo Bortolotto and Chris Parente of KDVR's The Everyday Show review a few Holiday libations.

Friday, 22 November 2013 12:41

¡ Drink Pink ! 2013

Our inaugural ¡ Drink Pink ! Rosé wine tasting event was a huge hit! Mark your calendars for next Spring's edition.

A Rosé wine tasting extravaganza!

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Friday, 22 November 2013 12:38

Wines & More Wines

Bottles upon bottles of Contratto's sparkling Brut Rosé.

Friday, 22 November 2013 12:37

Spirits Too!

We carry much more than just wine and craft beer.  We also have a unique selection of craft-spirits including Leopold Brothers, Stranahan's, and 303 Vodka, along with well known brands such as Ketel One, Grey Goose, and Maker's Mark, just to name a few.

Friday, 22 November 2013 12:34

Unique & Eclectic Wines

You can count on us to be on the lookout for interesting, eclectic, and fun wines! Stop in and we'll tell you all about our latest wine crush.

Sunday, 10 November 2013 17:00

Jean Baronnat Beaujolais Nouveau 2013

Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!

Every third Thursday of November, wine consumers around the world wait with bated breath for the arrival of the Beaujolais Nouveau. A tradition which extends back to the 1960s, the arrival of Beaujolais Nouveau is a celebration which signifies the release of the first wine from the most recent vintage. Beaujolais Nouveau was harvested only weeks ago, crushed, vinified, bottled, and shipped in time for the traditional arrival date. A perfect accompaniment to Thanksgiving dinner.

Vinified in the traditional manner and in compliance with the Beaujolais wine, it comes from the south of the Beaujolais area, named the Pierres dorées. This wine has a deep red color with garnet reflections. A nose of fresh fruit typical of Beaujolais Nouveau. On the palate, the attack proves a good liveliness with fruits acidulated flavors, followed by a pleasant sensation of freshness and good length. $15.00

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