Red — 


cabernet sauvignon

 

THE ORIGINALS // COLUMBIA VALLEY / WASHINGTON / USA
Wonderful introduction to Cabernet from Washington State.
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STARK-CONDE // STELLENBOSCH / SOUTH AFRICA
Small production, but unbelievable value relative to quality
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BUEHLER VINEYARDS // NAPA VALLEY / CALIFORNIA / USA
Brimming with fruit aromas; flavors of plum, blackberry, and black currant. A youthful wine,
yet rich and full bodied. 
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HEITZ CELLAR // NAPA VALLEY / CALIFORNIA / USA
Aromas of fresh-picked blackberry and cassis abound from this lively wine. Effortlessly balanced with richness and silky tannins on the palate. A quintessential Cabernet Sauvignon.
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cabernet franc

SALTWATER FARM VINEYARD // STONINGTON / CONNECTICUT / USA
Rich and intense with cherry and blackberry flavors and a distinctive spiciness on the finish, Aged for 18 months in French oak barrels. 
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pinot noir

RICKSHAW // CALIFORNIA / USA
Elegant and food-friendly with berry notes and good acidity.
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JAMES BRYANT HILL // CENTRAL COAST /CALIFORNIA / USA
Sleek and lush, with red raspberry and spiced aromas; bright cherry and red fruit flavors last
throughout the glass.
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STOLLER // DUNDEE HILLS / WILLAMETTE VALLEY / OREGON / USA
Elegant yet approachable, with a herbal/savory aromatic quality reminiscent of rosemary and
lemon verbena. The palate is succulent and long: Bing cherry, rose water, vanilla and a dark
chocolate and sea salt finish.
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HALL WINERY // WALT / ‘BLUE JAY’ / ANDERSON VALLEY / CALIFORNIA / USA
The cooler climate of northern California does wonders for an early ripening grape. Luscious darkberries and steeped tea showcase the wonders of this appellation.
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merlot

CHARLES SMITH // ‘THE VELVET DEVIL’ / WASHINGTON / USA
Let a serious winemaker from the Pacific Northwest change your mind about Merlot. 
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SALTWATER FARM // ESTATE MERLOT / STONINGTON/ CONNECTICUT / USA
100% Merlot grapes grown locally in Stonington, CT. Aged in French oak for 18 months. Only 40
cases were produced. A treasure and a rarity. 
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TREFETHEN // OAK KNOLL DISTRICT / NAPA VALLEY / CA / USA
Pleasant leather and cinnamon accentuate this mature effort from an already storied winery.
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malbec

NIETO SENETINER // MENDOZA / ARGENTINA
Prototypical spice and tobacco traits with a smoky, appetizing finish.
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MAAL // ‘BIUTIFUL’ / MENDOZA / ARGENTINA
As the name acutely reflects, this wine is simultaneously intensely flavored while conveying an underlying delicacy.
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zinfandel

CLINE CELLARS // ‘ANCIENT VINES’ / CONTRA COSTA COUNTY / CA / USA
Replete with dense, concentrated dark berries, this expertly-crafted effort satisfies.
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TURLEY // ‘OLD VINES ’ / CA / USA
A cuvée of vines up to eighty years old, the provenance of Turley epitomizes perhaps the best Zinfandel to ever derive from California properties.
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SEGHESIO // SONOMA COUNTY / CALIFORNIA / USA
An elegant, spicy herbal quality predominates over undeniably delicious, thoughtful mediation on this varietal. 
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red blends

STELTZNER VINEYARDS // CLARET / NAPA VALLEY / CALIFORNIA / USA
Primarily Cabernet and Merlot-based with structure of a fine Bordeaux.
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france

bordeaux

‘LÉGENDE’ / PAUILLAC / MEDOC
Strawberry and raspberry aromas and toasty notes give way to a harmonious well-balanced palate.
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CHATEAU DE SALES // POMEROL
From the Right Bank of Bordeaux, this Merlot-based offering displays earthy and ripe red fruit accessibility.
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rhone

E. GUIGAL // COTES DU RHONE / NORTHERN RHONE
A blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre (GMS), the relatively high portion of Syrah makes this a very smooth, easy drinking red wine with alot of character. 
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LA FONT DE NOTRE DAME // GIGONDAS / SOUTHERN RHONE
A definite pleasant herbaceous quality prevails across this wine from a sophisticated Rhone appellation.
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DOMAINE DE BEAURENARD // CHATEAUNEUF - DU-PAPE / SOUTHERN RHONE
Grenache-based Chateauneuf that is eminently drinkable even in its youth.
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DOMAINE FAURY // ‘SAINT JOSEPH / NORTHERN RHONE
Comprised of old Syrah vines from the northern part of the Rhone, this offering accentuates the
concentrated mineral core of granite terroir.
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burgundy

VINCENT GIRARDIN // ‘CUVEE SAINT VINCENT’ / COTE D’OR
Aging 11 months on fine lees, this is a fine example of what Pinot Noir can be in Burgundy: 
fruity and ample. 
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italy

veneto

ZENATO // ‘RIPASSA’ / VALPOLICELLA
A technique used to “repass” fermented Valpolicella grapes over Amarone pomace. The result is an intensely concentrated, chewy wine.
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PIEDMONT

VIETTI // ‘TRE VIGNE’ / BARBERA D’ASTI
Low tannins, high acidity. Like a zest of lemon,the perfect food accompaniment.
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tuscany

POLIZIANO // ROSSO DI MONTEPULCIANO / MONTEPULCIANO
Primarily Sangiovese with dark, black fruit, while staying remarkably approachable.
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PIAGGIA // ‘II SASSO’ / CARMIGNANO
A godfather of the ‘Super-Tuscans,’ before there was even such terminology.
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FATTORIA DEI BARBI // BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO
This is a powerhouse, muscular wine that pours brick red. Commands your senses and demands
your concentration.
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sicily

COLOSI // NERO D’AVOLA
Almond and sage essence represents the backbone of the most important red grape of Sicily.
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spain

JUAN GIL // ALBACEA / JUMILLA
Composed of the Monastrell (Mourvèdre) varietal, this wine is bursting with ripe berry fruit.
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MARQUÉS DE CÁCERES // CRIANZA / RIOJA
Mediterranean earthiness and seamless oak tannin exemplify a fantastic representation of Spanish Tempranillo.
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australia

shiraz

JIM BARRY // ‘LODGE HILL’ / CLARE VALLEY
Forget the overtly alcoholic, highly extracted Australian reds saturating the market. This Shiraz
exhibits a finesse and elegance typically found in French Syrah.
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