November 2017 Mixed Shipment

Maison Plantevin Cotes du Rhone 2016

Maison Plantevin Cotes du Rhone 2016

Cotes du Rhone, France

$21.99 / each

Description:

Cotes du Rhone wines are reliable, juicy and guzzle-worthy, but rarely do you come across a Cotes du Rhone that stops you in your tracks. Well, this organically grown bottling from Maison Plantevin, which is comprised of 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah, is an entirely different story. Intensely aromatic and expressive, this wine is alive with fresh lilacs, bright raspberry fruit, and vivid acidity. Brought up in stainless steel, this is a perfect versatile, crowd-pleasing food wine.

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Bueyes Malbec 2014

Bueyes Malbec 2014

Mendoza, Argentina

$21.99 / each

Description:

Bueyes is a small, family-owned winery based in the high elevation region of La Consulta in Mendoza's Uco Valley. Their Malbecs are extremely distinctive and savory in style, displaying intriguing notes of wild mushrooms, tobacco leaf, black olive and roasted plums. Smoky, earthy and seductive, this is a memorable find from Argentina.

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Domaine de L'Espigouette Cotes du Rhone Blanc 2016

Domaine de L'Espigouette Cotes du Rhone Blanc 2016

Rhone Valley, France

$21.99 / each

Description:

This exceptional Cotes du Rhone Blanc is made of 70% Viognier and 30% Grenache Blanc and is surprisingly bright, clean and light-weight in style, which is not typical of Rhone whites, which can oftentimes come across flabby and heavy. Instead, this boutique bottling is floral, nervy and vivacious, showing tangy apricot, bold white peach and gorgeous honeysuckle notes. 

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Onward Malvasia Bianca 2014

Onward Malvasia Bianca 2014

Suisun Valley, California

$21.99 / each

Description:

Malvasia Bianca is a very unique aromatic grape variety of Italian origin, and female winemaker Faith Armstrong Foster cultivates this grape to gorgeous results in California's Suisun Valley, located just east of Napa. Grown organically and fermented with indigenous yeasts, this single vineyard bottling hails from Capp Inn Ranch Vineyard and delivers delicate green melon, apricot and white peach notes.

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