ITALY : TUSCANY
Sangiovese (90%), Merlot (10%)
FULL-BODIED, BLUEBERRY PLUM, BLACK CHERRY, EARTH, SMOKE, OAK
A super Tuscan-style wine made from mostly Sangiovese and about 10% Merlot; the freshness and acidity from the first is nicely balanced by the softness of the second and the wine’s fine, polished tannins. Aged for 10-14 months in French Allier barriques and 5-6 months in bottle.
ECOLOGY : Sustainable
PAIR WITH : Slow Cooker Pot Roast
UNITED STATES : OREGON
Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris
LIGHT-BODIED, LIGHTLY SWEET, WILD-STRAWBERRY, GRAPEFRUIT, WATERMELON, TART CHERRY, NO OAK
California : Contra Costa
Fruit is very well balanced between black cherry, blackberry, and cassis. Dark and full-bodied beauty, with a long, slightly peppery finish and just a touch of violets.
ITALY : ABRUZZO : MONTEPULCIANO D'ABRUZZO
USA : CALIFORNIA
DRY, MEDIUM BODIED, DARK FRUIT, SMOOTH