April 2018 Red Shipment

Laffourcade Chateau Perray Jouannet Anjou 2016

Laffourcade Chateau Perray Jouannet Anjou 2016

Anjou, Loire Valley, France

$23.75 / each

Description:

Fresh, leafy and very pretty, this elegant blend of 95% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon hails from the Loire Valley appellation of Anjou. Showing a slight hint of ashy smoke which is very characteristic of Loire Valley Cabernet Franc, this is a very distinctive wine that brings forth zesty red raspberry and red currant flavors and invigorating acidity.

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Quinta De Arcosso Colheita 2012

Quinta De Arcosso Colheita 2012

Tras-Os-Montes, Portugal

$23.75 / each

Description:

This fabulous, foot-trodden Portuguese blend features the indigenous grapes Tinta Amarela, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional and Bastardo and was grown in the little known appellation of Tras-Os-Montes. Feminine and very stylish, this is laden with zesty raspberry and pomegranate flavors, vivid acidity and silky tannins. Bottled unfined and unfiltered, this spent 14 months in neutral French and American oak barrels.

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Raphael Chopin La Savoye 2016

Raphael Chopin La Savoye 2016

Beaujolais, France

$23.75 / each

Description:

Grown organically on 65 year old vines, this wine is made of 100% Gamay and hails from the commune of Lantignie, just outside of the town of Brouilly in Beaujolais. Fermented with wild yeasts and bottled unfined and unfiltered, this is sassy and vibrant, showing loads of violets, lavender, black raspberries and candied black currants.

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