Allegretto Wines Featuring Paso Robles Single Vineyard Wines During May Wine Festival
–Allegretto 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.
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 the 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 wines 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 the 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 eight additional acres to produce some of the best Paso Robles single vineyard and estate wines. 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 Highway 46 East in Paso Robles, adjacent to the Allegretto Vineyard Resort. There is plenty of parking and a Tesla Electric Vehicle charging station is available for tasting room guests.