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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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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