October 2017 Cabernet Club Shipment

Coca i Fito Jaspi Maragda Montsant 2012

Coca i Fito Jaspi Maragda Montsant 2012

Montsant, Catalonia, Spain

$28.75 / each

Description:

This appetizing red blend from Montsant in Catalonia is made primarily of old vines Grenache and Carignan, varieties typical to this region, along with a splash of peppery Syrah. International in its sensibility, this very sleek wine shows beautiful polish and finesse in the mouth, delivering sinuous red cherry and cassis fruit along with warming spice notes. Made by brothers and co-winemakers Toni and Miquel Coca i Fito, this bottling was aged for 12 months in a combination of clay amphora, French oak and American oak.

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Munt Roca Priorat 2014

Munt Roca Priorat 2014

Priorat, Spain

$28.75 / each

Description:

This toasty, vanilla and cocoa-scented blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Garnatxa (AKA Grenache) and Syrah hails from the revered Spanish appellation of Priorat known for its very distinctive llicorella soils that resemble huge chunks of black asphalt. Rich, lush and bright in the mouth, this decidedly modern bottling features elegant notes of cassis and chocolate covered cherries. 

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