September 2019 Red Shipment

Chateau Unang Ventoux 2016

Chateau Unang Ventoux 2016

Rhone Valley, France

$23.75 / each

Description:

Sassy and floral, this juicy red blend hails from the Cotes de Ventoux in the southeastern part of France's Rhone Valley. Certified organic and comprised of 65% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 5% Cinsault, this is elegant, nuanced and perfectly ripe, showing beautifully textured red currant, red cherry and red plum fruit.

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Kirnbauer 7301 Blaufrankisch 2017

Kirnbauer 7301 Blaufrankisch 2017

Burgenland, Austria

$23.75 / each

Description:

Blaufrankisch is one of Austria's most compelling indigenous grapes, yielding wines that range in style from Pinot Noir to Syrah. This beautifully concentrated, smoky version falls right down the middle in terms of body and features exotic notes of clove and star anise. The palate here is silky and soft, showing expressive layers of black currant, blackberry and red cherry fruit.

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Alejandro Jofre Punao del Itata Cinsault 2018

Alejandro Jofre Punao del Itata Cinsault 2018

Itata Valley, Chile

$23.75 / each

Description:

Alejandro Jofre is one of Chile's wine visionaries who is pushing the envelope and experimenting with rediscovered grape varieties that are thriving in remotely located vineyards. This super complex and beautifully perfumed bottling is made of 100% Cinsault and was grown in the Itata Valley in the far south of Chile. Fermented with indigenous yeasts, this is incredibly fresh and expressive, showing lots of raspberry, hibiscus and pomegranate notes strewn across a lacy, medium-bodied palate.

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Cascina Val Del Prete Barbera d'Alba Serra de' Gatti 2016

Cascina Val Del Prete Barbera d'Alba Serra de' Gatti 2016

Piemonte, Italy

$23.75 / each

Description:

This classically styled, certified organic and biodynamic Barbera hails from the region of Alba in Italy's Piemonte. Leading with dusty tannins and mouth-watering acidity, this bottling opens up into a savory palate filled with alluring notes of leather, bittersweet chocolate, red cherry and red currant flavors. 

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