April 2017 Mixed Shipment

1808 Temperamento Natural Rioja Crianza 2016

1808 Temperamento Natural Rioja Crianza 2016

Rioja, Spain

$23.75 / each

Description:

This exceptional, 100% Tempranillo bottling hails from La Guardia in Rioja Alavesa and is made by a small winery who has been growing wine in Rioja for over 6 generations. Fleshy and generous with gorgeous red currant and red cherry aromas, this shows dusty tannins and beautiful structure in the mouth. Quite feminine in style and full of finesse, this was aged in American oak for 12 months.

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Jofre Vinos Frios del Año Tinto 2015

Jofre Vinos Frios del Año Tinto 2015

Lontue, Curico, Chile

$23.75 / each

Description:

This fabulous, mineral-driven blend of Malbec, Tempranillo, Cariñena (Carignan) and Carmenere hails from Chile's Curico Valley and is a perfect example of the country's new wave of edgy winemakers who are experimenting with natural winemaking techniques and exploring new grape varieties. Fresh, clean and precise, this is laden with fragrant blackberry and blueberry flavors and dusty, chalky minerals, which attribute great textural appeal to the wine.

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