August 2017 Red Shipment

Luigi Giusti Lacrima di Morro d'Alba 2015

Luigi Giusti Lacrima di Morro d'Alba 2015

Le Marche, Italy

$21.99 / each

Description:

This organically grown wine is made of the rare Lacrima grape which is indigenous to the town of Morro di Alba in the Ancona province of Le Marche, Italy. Lacrima possesses a characteristic aroma of fresh rose petals and violets, which is very apparent in this beautifully aromatic example. Fresh acidity, sinuous blackberry flavors and wonderful intensity make this wine an absolute standout in the category.

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Poggio Nibbiale Morellino di Scansano 2015

Poggio Nibbiale Morellino di Scansano 2015

Maremma, Tuscany, Italy

$21.99 / each

Description:

This organically grown Morellino di Scansano hails from the Maremma region of coastal Tuscany and is a blend of 85% Sangiovese with small amounts of Cabernet Sauvignon, Montepulciano and Canaiolo. Grippy and earthy with fantastic tannic structure, this is a savory wine that displays notes of black olive, dried wild herbs, bittersweet chocolate and dusty red cherry fruit.

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Maison Plantevin Le Vieux Couillon 2015

Maison Plantevin Le Vieux Couillon 2015

Rhone Valley, France

$21.99 / each

Description:

This organically grown blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre hails from Plan De Dieu, the newest appellation in Cotes du Rhone Villages. Juicy and fresh, this unoaked bottling is silky in texture and generous in the mouth, showing ripe red plum and red cherry fruit. The wine's name "Le Vieux Couillon" means "old geezer" in French slang.

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Deciderio HRNDZ Petite Sirah 2014

Deciderio HRNDZ Petite Sirah 2014

San Benito County, Central Coast, California

$21.99 / each

Description:

This savory, leather-scented Petite Sirah hails from San Benito County, just south of Monterey in California's Central Coast, and was made by consulting winemaker Ian Brand of Le P'tit Paysan. Rich and mouth-filling, this is perfectly dense without being overbearing and shows a very complex palate full of roasted black plums, horse-saddle leather and exotic clove and allspice notes.

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