June 2018 Mixed Shipment

Lafken Carmenere Single Vineyard Series 2014

Lafken Carmenere Single Vineyard Series 2014

Maipo Valley, Chile

$23.75 / each

Description:

This tiny production bottling (only 500 cases made) hails from Los Morros in Chile's Maipo Valley and is made of 100% Carmenere, the country's signature grape variety. Peppery, bright and red-fruited, this fabulous single vineyard project from boutique producer Lafken is perfectly balanced, bringing together savory tomato leaf notes, juicy red cherry fruit, and appetizing acidity.

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Umathum Rosa Rosé 2016

Umathum Rosa Rosé 2016

Burgenland, Austria

$23.75 / each

Description:

This zesty, high-toned rosé is a blend of Zweigelt, Blaufrankisch and St. Laurent which are all indigenous grapes native to Austria. Grown biodynamically, this is a striking wine that shows incredible minerality, gorgeous layers of raspberry, wild strawberry and lemon rind notes and remarkable purity and concentration.

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Bueyes Torrontes 2017

Bueyes Torrontes 2017

La Rioja, Argentina

$23.75 / each

Description:

This sassy, lychee-scented wine is made of 100% Torrontes which has established its foothold as Argentina's signature white grape. This was grown in Valle de Famatina which is located in the region of La Rioja, just north of Mendoza and south of Salta. Despite its sweet, exotic nose, this wine is bone-dry on the palate delivering juicy lemon and lime notes and bracing acidity.

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Terra Sanctus Priorat Clos La Rae 2014

Terra Sanctus Priorat Clos La Rae 2014

Priorat, Spain

$23.75 / each

Description:

Priorat is one of Spain's most celebrated wine regions, known for it unique black slate licorella soils that look like huge chunks of sidewalk strewn around the vineyards. This rich, beautifully polished bottling is comprised of Garnacha, Syrah and Carignan known locally as Samso and displays a sexy mouthful of cedar-scented cassis fruit wrapped in lush, silky tannins.

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