April 2020 Mixed Shipment

Tenuta Lenzini Il Salvataggio 2016

Tenuta Lenzini Il Salvataggio 2016

Tuscany, Italy

$23.75 / each

Description:

This certified organic and biodynamic bottling is made of 100% Merlot and hails from Colline Lucchesi near the Tuscan town of Lucca. Rich, dense, and mouth-filling, with distinctive notes of crushed rocks and succulent black cherry fruit, this bottling reads much more like a Super Tuscan than what most people associate with "Merlot." Fabulous texture and dusty tannins add an extra dimension of complexity and intrigue to this very unique wine.

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Thackrey & Co Pleiades White 2018

Thackrey & Co Pleiades White 2018

Sonoma County, California

$23.75 / each

Description:

Sean Thackrey is one of California's most idiosyncratic winemakers, pushing convention aside in favor of exotic, intriguing blends that definitely have a cerebral appeal. This luscious white bottling is comprised of a kitchen sink blend of Marsanne, Roussanne, Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc, Verdelho and Chardonnay. Ample on the palate, and quite rich without seeming heavy, this shows lusty jasmine notes and flavors of orange blossom honey and ripe stone fruit.

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Virna Borgogno Dolcetto D'Alba 2018

Virna Borgogno Dolcetto D'Alba 2018

Piemonte, Italy

$23.75 / each

Description:

Suave and full of finesse, this excellent Dolcetto from the Barolo region in Piemonte, Italy shows just how sophisticated and complex Dolcetto can be. This is a fresh, vivid wine, yielding fragrant notes of sour cherry, raspberry and red plum fruit set against velvety tannins and zesty acidity. This bottling is quite grippy for a Dolcetto and would definitely benefit from a quick decant prior to drinking.

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