France : Bordeaux : Haut-Medoc
70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
FULL BODIED, DARK FRUIT, HERBACEOUS, SOFT, NEUTRAL OAK
The nose is straight and fine with aromas of black/dark berries accompanied by notes of juniper and wood smoke. The palate is dominated by red fruit and the tannins are soft and elegant. Long finish.
Italy : Calabria : Ciro
MED-FULL BODIED, RED FRUIT, FLORAL, SMOKY, TANNINS, SOME OAK
Gaglioppo, a native variety to the Italian “boot”, is sometimes referred to the “Nebbiolo of the South”. The palate is rich, full and dominated by sweet fruit. Aromas of red cherry, cranberry and red roses that transfer to the palate, which has dusty tannins and a nice long finish. Umami galore!
Spain : Vinos de Madrid
Garnacha, Syrah, Cariñena
LIGHT-MEDIUM BODIED, RED/BLACK FRUIT, SOFT TANNIN, NEUTRAL OAK
Fresh, lively, and wonderful with a slight chill. Jammy red and black fruits dominate the nose and palate, with noticeable minerality and acidity. Mellow tannins round out this exciting red coming from the Madrid region.
$26USA : CALIFORNIA : SANTA BARBARA COUNTY : HIGHLANDS VINEYARDS