August 2018 Cabernet Club Shipment

Portalupi Zinfandel Shake Ridge Ranch 2015

Portalupi Zinfandel Shake Ridge Ranch 2015

Amador County, California

$28.75 / each

Description:

This bright, very impressive Zinfandel bottling was made by boutique producer Portalupi and hails from Shake Ridge Ranch in California's Amador County. Full-bodied and dense, yet not heavy handed in the slightest, this excellent Zin shows notes of spice box, cola and fresh blackberry fruit.

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Chateau La Creste Graves 2016

Chateau La Creste Graves 2016

Bordeaux, France

$28.75 / each

Description:

This spicy Bordeaux blend hails from the Left Bank region of Graves and is comprised of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Silky and beautifully concentrated, this shows sweet blackberry preserves, herbal notes of dried sage and lots of chalky, dusty minerality. This is a decidedly modern expression of Bordeaux, showing the perfect balance between fruit, earth and acidity.

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