Aromas of tea, leather and blackberry explode from this dense and smoky Malbec. It possesses the concentration and texture of a baby Bordeaux with fruit, beefy tannins and full flavor on the palate. Malbec, which has been used for years in Bordeaux, has become a major import into the US market.
Shiraz, Shingleback (Australia) 2006
The nose opens with plum, sweet milk chocolate and spice. It’s a similar tale in the mouth. The finish brings a wave of mocha, roasted coffee beans and a savory smoky flavor.
Masi Bonacosta Valpolicella (Italy) 2011
Carmenere, Natura (Colchagua Valley, Chile) 2011
This intense colored red possesses and attractive aroma with hints of chocolate, black fruits, toffee and spices. Made from organically grown grapes from Lost Robles. Rich and full bodied, the finish will leave you with blueberry, spicy and toast.
Apothic Red Blend (California) 2010
Petite Petit (Lodi, CA) 2010
Shiraz, Shingleback (Australia) 2010
Sophisticated, stylish and bold, this Tuscan red blends Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. The palate shows candied cherry, cola, modern Italian spices and finishes with a light residual sugar taste.
Pinot Noir, Rodney Strong (Sonoma, CA) 2012
Aromas of sweet black cherry, cola, and clove burst from the glass of this Merlot. These bright fruit characters carry over onto the palate and mingle with notes of blackberry and chocolate. The wine is round and dense with polished tannins.
Pinot Noir, LaPlaya Block Selection Reserve (Limari Valley, Chile) 2010
Aromas of strawberry overlaid with a slightly earthy cassis and smoky vanilla blanket. Flavors of sour cherry and dried herbs complemented by soft tannins delight the senses.
Red Zinfadel, Earthquake (California) 2011
Groundshaking Zinfandel fruit awakens the nose with dried plum and deep cocoa. Brambley blackberry and rich cocoa balance out the bold tannins, leaving the mouth with a warm, lasting finish.