New Talon Rosé Debuts With All-Grand Valley AVA Grapes
Talon Wingspan Rosé is here! To respond to the many wine drinkers who love rosé, especially those of you who prefer a drier style California or French Provençal blend, this is our gift to you!
Rosé consumption is growing by more than 50 percent each year, and with good reason. A versatile wine for any season, it complements a wide variety of dishes and pleases everyone when served on its own. This is no ordinary rosé. Wingspan Rosé is a Bordeaux style blend of 45 percent Cabernet Franc, 35 percent Cabernet Sauvignon and 20 percent Merlot—all 100 percent Colorado Grand Valley AVA grapes. It has zero residual sugar, so it's dry, light and refreshing. Berry aromas and flavors abound. Read more about Wingspan Rosé, including technical data and winemaker's notes, here.
For those located in the Grand Valley, Wingspan Rosé is now available in most retail locations. On the Front Range, it's beginning to make its way into liquor stores. At Super Liquor Mart, pictured at left (map), it's in the rosé section. "The Wingspan Rosé is the best Colorado wine we ever tasted," said the store's buyer, Eddie. Beat the rush: try this one out asap!
Look for Talon Wingspan Rosé at your favorite retailer, and if you don't see it, please ask for it! Wingspan Rosé is already on the menus of a handful of eateries on the Western Slope, including Enzo's, Rockslide Brewery, 626 on Rood and Bin 707 Foodbar. And you can also obtain Wingspan Rosé from our tasting room or order from our website. Stay tuned—next month we'll list other locations!
Pairing with Powderhorn On and Off the Slopes
Talon is teaming with Powderhorn Ski Resort to make your aprés ski experience as great as the skiing! Enjoy Talon wines at Powderhorn Ski Lodge and, on your way home, stop by our tasting rooms to receive a 20 percent discount off wine and fudge if you show your season pass. If you have a day pass, stop by within 48 hours to receive 15 percent off your purchases. Now that all lifts are open and the snow is plentiful, you'll want to take advantage of this special offer.
A Sweet Deal for a Wine Country Stay in February
We’ll be pouring at Fun Junction (map) from 4 pm to 6 pm on Friday, February 9. Come in and find the perfect wine for your Valentine!
For those of you located on Colorado's Front Range, please check out Leña Denver. This casual Latin restaurant is highly acclaimed by Zagat, 5280, Thrillist and more. Its cuisine is eclectic and delicious, centered around a wood-fired grill. Leña’s general manager Sean Callahan took inspiration from our St. Kathryn Cellars Lavender Wine and designed a romantic Lavender Spritzer cocktail for Valentine's Day dining.
Sean is pairing the cocktail with Pato Confitada, a duck confit with blue corn, chili, squash, carrots, cippolini, orange and cilantro. The restaurant is also offering a special menu for Denver Restaurant Week February 23 through March 4 and people are raving about its brunches and happy hours.
New Addition to Our Talon Reserve Collection: Aquila Port!
Talon Winery announces our latest wine in the limited release reserve collection: Aquila Dessert Wine. This rich port wine is handcrafted from Merlot grapes, subtly oaked to round out the smooth flavors of cherry, plum and blackberries. This handcrafted wine stands on its own as well as complementing the flavors of strong cheeses, dried fruit and rich chocolate desserts. It will soon be available in fine liquor shops and at our tasting rooms. Online you can read more about this truly outstanding wine.
Vote For St. Kathryn Cellars in GJ Sentinel Contest!
The Grand Junction Sentinel is holding a contest this month to decide the best wineries. Go to this link to vote for St. Kathryn Cellars before February 13. Thank you, thank you and thanks again to our loyal followers and fans!
Happy Birthday to Talon!
This January marked the 10-year anniversary of Talon Wine Brands in Palisade! We want to thank everyone who joined us on this journey to share the JOY of wine! Pictured below is our Talon team alongside owner Glenn Foster, who received a bottle of The Falconer, our premium reserve blend, engraved with our mission statement:
To Be Colorado's Premier Winery through Customer Focus,
Integrity and Care. We Share the JOY of Wine!
Featured February Wines
When you visit our tasting rooms, you can receive your Wine Club discount or 15 percent off on these selected wines for February:
Talon Cabernet Sauvignon is aromatic and full-bodied, dark ruby in color with aromas of toasted oak and dried cherries. Its smooth tannic structure stands up to hearty dishes and grilled meats. This wine is perfectly suited for immediate enjoyment.
That classic Cabernet taste was obtained by selecting grapes grown with austerity and restraint. The juice was vinted for three weeks, followed by two weeks of maceration. After pressing, the wine went into oak barrels for aging and development of smooth tannins.
Meadery of the Rockies
Lightly Sweet Honey Wine
With just a touch of honey goodness, Lightly Sweet Honey Wine lets the aromas of beeswax and vanilla shine through. Delicious with white meats, fish, rice and pasta, Lightly Sweet is the honey wine to choose if you want a mead that will go from appetizers to zabaglione dessert!
St. Kathryn Cellars
St. Kathryn Cellars Sweet Scarlet is a balanced sweet wine that is perfectly drinkable and full of character. The first sip offers an aroma and taste that is fresh and bright, and also quixotically opulent. The secret is that red wine is blended with blackberry wine. Served at room temperature, it tastes like a traditional red wine. Serve chilled to bring out the blackberry flavors.
Fresh fudge is the perfect indulgence for Sweet Season! Enjoy this classic combination: chocolate and cherries. Made right in our tasting room, by the Colorado Fudge Factory.
Get In On the Excitement With a Talon Wine Club Membership
Share the JOY of wine with a membership in Talon's acclaimed Wine Club. Four times a year, we'll send you a hand-picked selection from our incredibly diverse portfolio of 30-plus wines or you can substitute and add as you wish. Includes a discount on all wines as well as on all fudge, tasting room merchandise and special events at the winery.
If you live in California, Colorado, Missouri or Wyoming, you can use our web site to sign up, select and send gifts and manage your Wine Club account. If you live in one of the states listed below, use Vinoshipper.
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington DC, Washington State, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information please call 970-464-1300 or visit our website at TalonWineBrands.com.
Visit our website, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest pages and plan a trip to our tasting rooms. We're open year-round except on major holidays. Grand Valley is an easy trip from metro areas east and west.
Meadery of the Rockies
3701 G Road (Highway 6)
Palisade, CO 81526
St. Kathryn Cellars/Talon Winery
785 Elberta Avenue
Palisade, CO 81526