March 2017 Mixed Shipment

Bouza Tannat Reserva 2015

Bouza Tannat Reserva 2015

Montevideo, Uruguay

$21.99 / each

Description:

Tannat has become Uruguay's signature red grape and this sleek, violet-scented bottling made by Bouza, who is widely considered to be Uruguay's top producer, is just exceptional. Elegant and full of finesse, this is deep purple in hue, polished and silky in the mouth, and extremely well balanced. The palate here features velvety tannins, spiced blackberry fruit, fragrant licorice notes and vibrant acidity. This was aged in a combination of French and American oak for 13 months.

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Enkidu Humbaba 2012

Enkidu Humbaba 2012

Sonoma and Lake County, California

$21.99 / each

Description:

This spicy, densely-concentrated, silk glove of a wine is a blend of Syrah and Petite Sirah sourced from Sonoma and Lake County in California. Simultaneously meaty and fresh, exotic and comforting, this is just stellar and shows intriguing notes of star anise, clove and leather set against richly textured black cherry and black plum fruit. Fermented with wild yeasts, this saw 24 months in mostly neutral French oak.

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Moraima ABA de Trasumia Albariño 2015

Moraima ABA de Trasumia Albariño 2015

Rias Baixas, Galicia, Spain

$21.99 / each

Description:

This richly-textured Albariño from Val do Salnes in Rias Baixas was grown organically and has a big, bright personality. Expansive and substantial in the mouth, this fantastic wine reveals fragrant layers of passion fruit, pineapple and white nectarine set against a vibrant stream of acidity. Clean, fresh and perfect for seafood.

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Topanga Vineyards Celadon Grenache Blanc 2014

Topanga Vineyards Celadon Grenache Blanc 2014

Santa Barbara, Central Coast, California

$21.99 / each

Description:

This creamy, apricot and vanilla-scented Grenache Blanc hails from McGinley Vineyard in Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara. Elegant and expansive on the palate, this has gorgeous textural appeal, without being too heavy or clunky, which can happen with white Rhone varietals. This wine was aged on its lees for 6 months in neutral French oak barrels.

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