November 2017 Cabernet Club Shipment

Palato do Coa Reserva 2012

Palato do Coa Reserva 2012

Douro, Portugal

$27.99 / each

Description:

This licorice and star anise-scented Portuguese wine is a blend of 50% Touriga Nacional, 45% Touriga Franca and 5% Tinta Roriz (AKA Tempranillo). Bright and super fresh, this is elegant, very impressive stuff, displaying lush black and red currant fruit on the palate and wonderful acidity that keeps the wine from feeling too heavy or dense. This was aged in French oak for 14 months prior to being bottled.

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Union Sacre Cabernet Sauvignon Le Confident 2016

Union Sacre Cabernet Sauvignon Le Confident 2016

Santa Barbara County, Central Coast, California

$27.99 / each

Description:

This tiny production (only 480 cases made) single-vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon hails from Happy Canyon in Santa Barbara and does a wonderful job at showing Santa Barbara's serious potential for world-class Cabernet production. Fermented with native yeasts, this beautiful, richly-textured wine is incredibly aromatic, yielding vibrant notes of cassis and black cherry, backed by exotic spice box aromas and silky, velvety tannins.

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