January 2017 Red Shipment

Averaen Pinot Noir 2015

Averaen Pinot Noir 2015

Willamette Valley, Oregon

$21.99 / each

Description:

This sassy, beautifully polished Willamette Valley bottling is a ripe, full-bodied expression of the Pinot Noir grape. Broad across the palate and very mouth-filling, this sustainably grown wine shows gorgeous spice character and luscious red cherry and sweet currant flavors. Aged in French oak for 10 months, this features a clean stream of acidity which keeps the wine bright and fresh in the mouth.

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Harrington Trousseau 2015

Harrington Trousseau 2015

San Benito County, Central Coast, California

$21.99 / each

Description:

Trousseau is a fabulous grape of French origin that's most often found in the Jura region of France. This California-grown example is made by the very talented winemaker Bryan Harrington and hails from Siletto Vineyard in San Benito County, just south of Monterey on California's Central Coast. Super fragrant and vivid with crystalline purity, this is just gorgeous wine that shows exuberant bing cherry and red raspberry fruit. An intriguing alternative for fans of Pinot Noir.

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Herdade Do Rocim Alicante Bouschet 2014

Herdade Do Rocim Alicante Bouschet 2014

Alentejano, Portugal

$21.99 / each

Description:

This organically grown bottling is made of the grape Alicante Bouschet, which found its home in the Alentejo region of Portugal in the 1890s. Taut and sleek, this foot-trodden wine boasts a gorgeous purple hue and shows a luscious palate full of crushed blackberries and black raspberries. This is zippy, vibrant, mouth-watering stuff that was bottled unfined and unfiltered by Herdade Do Rocim, one of Alentejo's top producers of natural wine.

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Sheldon Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Sheldon Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Sonoma Valley, California

$21.99 / each

Description:

Sourced from D'Allaird Vineyard in Sonoma, this tiny-production, 100% Cabernet bottling is vibrant, elegant and incredibly fresh. This is a decidedly feminine expression of Cabernet, favoring low alcohol, pretty rose petal aromas and zesty bing cherry fruit over power, density and over-extraction. One of the most surprising, most delicious, most delicate Cabernets you'll meet. Bottled unfined and unfiltered, this was aged in neutral French oak and only 225 cases were produced in total.

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