June 2018 Red 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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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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Musto Carmelitano Maschitano Rosso Aglianico 2014

Musto Carmelitano Maschitano Rosso Aglianico 2014

Basilicata, Italy

$23.75 / each

Description:

Aglianico is one of southern Italy's most singular grapes. This excellent example was grown organically and comes from the volcanic soils of Mount Vulture in the region of Basilicata.  Earthy and very nuanced, this wine displays appetizing notes of dried wild herbs, forest mushrooms, and roasted red cherries. This was brought up in stainless steel and saw no oak at all.

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Enkidu Cuvee JM 2016

Enkidu Cuvee JM 2016

Sonoma County, California

$23.75 / each

Description:

Only 160 cases of this fresh, sassy Sonoma Valley GSM (Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre) blend were made, making this wine very hard to find. Fermented with indigenous yeasts and aged in 100% neutral French oak for 10 months, this is bright, super aromatic and inviting, showing an intense nose of violets and high-toned raspberry and blackberry fruit.

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