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Our Bourgogne Pinot Noir Secret de Famille ("Family Secret") is crafted from a carefully sourced blend of grapes from prestigious terroirs of the Côte d'Or region only (around Chambolle-Musigny, Nuits-Saint-Georges, Gevrey-Chambertin, Marsannay…). We treat these wines as “villages” wines, where yields are restricted and ageing is adapted for each wine.
This charming wine features predominant fruity aromas of blackcurrant and wild red berries. Velvety and silky, this wine boasts soft, balanced structure on the palate, which ends with a delicate finish reminiscent of red fruit.
earthy notes of cinnamon and cloves that follow the full and fruity attack, with berries in the middle pallet. The wine coats the tongue ending with a juicy, spicy finish and bright acidity. Robust butifarra sausages (a plump white sausage
made from pork, garlic, and spices), fricandó (a hearty veal and mushroom dish), roasted vegetables served with a tangy Romesco sauce, roast duck or cassoulet, roasted chicken, or couscous with chorizo and fennel would be delicious and
perfect dishes to accompany this “natural” Garnacha.
As assembly of each of the blocks and clones from their estate holdings within the Sta. Rita Hills and predominantly fermented as whole clusters. We have always viewed the stem as an inherent part of the cluster, much like a skeleton within a body. The approach is akin to cooking meat on the bone such chicken breast on the ribs. The outcome is that the stem’s participation acts like a corset to render the wine more stern and to lift up the fruit aromatic by fermenting largely as whole berries. The tannin architecture in the wine is also largely a stem derivative which substantiates the back of the palate and is more savory in nature much like tea or soy, but has aromas of pomegranate, white tea, and raspberry. Flavors of dried fig, white truffle and ripe cherry.
This is Greg Brewer's appellation blend rather than his single-vineyard expressions, but it's still incredibly dynamic and delicious. A fresh and fruity strawberry-slushie aroma is met with notes of crushed slate and star anise-spiced cookies on the nose. The palate is bright in flavors of slightly tart cherries and ripe cranberries, but then come juniper and pine needle on the midpalate. Acidity pumps into the pomegranate and menthol finish.
Broc Cellars Rosé of Lagrein is made from fruit grown in the El Dorado Hills. Lagrein is a traditional Northern Italian varietal, and this rosé is modeled after an Alto Adige classic. Crisp and bright, with aromas of tart berries and red fruit, it brings raspberries, cherry, and flint to the palate. Rosé of Lagrein is crisp and light, perfect with for pairing with stone fruit in salads or roasts, cheese plates, or anything eaten on a picnic blanket in the sunshine.
WINEMAKER’S NOTES: The Love Red grapes were harvested in the second week of September to preserve the grape’s natural acidity. The Carignan and Syrah were both whole cluster fermented and destemmed in concrete and stainless tanks. The Valdiguié went under carbonic fermentation in stainless steel. Aged for 8 months in concrete and neutral French oak barrels.
VITICULTURAL AREA: The grapes come from 70 year old vines in Solano County’s Green Valley. This area is tucked between Napa and Suisun Valley. Parenti and Wirth Ranch each provide Syrah and Valdiguié for this blend. The Carignan comes solely from Parenti Vineyard. The grapes of each vineyard grow in clay loam soils and come from mostly dry-farmed and head-pruned vines.
BLEND: 77% Carignan, 15% Valdiguié, 8% Syrah,
ALC: 12.5% alcohol
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Deep color which foreshadows intense, but never excessive scents. It combines roundness and austerity.This artisanal Lambrusco from the Chiarli family in Emilia-Romagna, the oldest producer of Lambrusco in Italy. Made from single-vineyard Grasparossa grapes, this Lambrusco has bright blackberry and raspberry fruit. This sparkling red will dance on your tongue before finishing dry.
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In 2016 Cleto Chiarli started a collaboration with local farmers in the Castelvetro area that have long embraced organic viticulture practices. These individuals are members of the Cantina Sociale di Settecani, with whom Chiarli has been partners with for many years prior to this project. Chiarli supervises and controls the quality of the farming and viticultural practices of the vineyards. The grapes are brought to Cleto Chiarli at the time of harvest and the Chiarli winemaking team proceeds with vinification.
This domaine is one of the estates owned and run by the three, hardworking Aubert Brothers, which they inherited from their father and named after him. They make very good Cotes de Rhone using a Grenache and Syrah blend. It is perfectly weighted, with ripe dark fruit and peppery spice.
Domaine de Beauséjour has 27 hectares of Chinon AOC vineyards, and a total surface area of 93 hectares. The original farm was purchasd by Jacques Chauveau in 1951; his son Gerard inherited the property in 1968 and decided to plant vineyards; today, he and his son David produce the wines from 100% Cabernet Franc.This is cool climate, crisp Cabernet Franc as you would expect from Chinon. Smelsl and tastes of pomegranate and red plums, with a bit of ruby grapefruit, tamarind, green olive, and tarragon. Perfect wine for you, assuming you know and enjoy the Parisian Bistro, food-friendly, bright acidity style of Cabernet Franc.
After selective sorting of the harvested grapes before vatting on a sorting table, the bunches of grapes are vatted whole (no de-stalking or crushing).
They are vinified using traditional Beaujolais methods, where the bunches are kept whole throughout vatting, which lasts 7 to 8 days.
In this way we craft a ruby-coloured Beaujolais-Villages with pleasant red fruit aromas (raspberry, red currant, strawberry). The tannins are supple and blend in beautifully. This fruity wine will be tasty all the time of day.
Elegant ruby color with purple tints. The nose is fresh and pleasant with strawberry, blackcurrant and spices aromas (pepper). In the mouth, the entry is tender and elegant then ample and harmonious with silky tannins. An elegant red wine, fruity, light, easy to drink.
This wine will pair well with red meat, white meat, salads, cheeses and red fruits dessert. Perfect to accompany barbecues.
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Visadi means “vision’ as these Dolcetto vines were the only vines passed down from Domenico’s father. The Dolcetto is thoughtful, but still a playful varietal not intended to be compared with Barbera or Nebbiolo. Red fruits pushing out of the glass with pleasant tannins and slight spice.
Pretty deep colour. The nose offers a beautiful aromatic complexity, marked by Grenache and a hint of blackcurrant brought by the ripe Syrah. On the palate, it shows complexity with tannins still present, but with finesse and elegance, and a beautiful freshness.
Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre
This Pinot Noir is made entirely from our own Biodynamic, estate grown fruit at Johan Vineyards. The grapes were hand picked and fermented in small batches using only native yeast – for both primary and malolactic fermentation. During primary fermentation our cap management is gentle, just enough to wet the cap and distribute even temperatures throughout the tank. Once each lot was fermented dry, it was pressed off the skins and barreled down into neutral French oak barrels, where it aged for 7 months. All Pinot noir is created equal in our cellar until our tasting and blending trials begin in early spring. At this time, we select the barrels that we feel are the most approachable at that time, with the focus of making a wine that is vibrant and juicy, with a nice tannin structure and balance.
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The front label picture of Sigmund Freud underscores the punny name for this new entry into the winery's lineup. The wine was treated to 18 months in 30% new French oak. Its generous, fruit-driven flavors of raspberry and cherry come with a streak of cola, while the tannins are lightly dusty and proportionate.
Color: Straw yellow with brilliant green highlights.
Bouquet: Alpine-fresh aromas of crisp golden apples, lemon pith, chamomile, honeysuckle blossoms, and chalky minerals.
Palate: Brisk and refreshing with a purity of fruit that is incredible., Juicy pears and yellow plums with notes of preserved lemon, hazelnuts, and ginger. There is enticing wiff of smoky minerality and a long, juicy finish.
Its intriguing and fun taste combines perfectly with the spices of Asian cuisine, with fresh fish recipes or with an aperitif on a warm summer evening.