Wine Sixpack #76

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This set of 2 whites and 4 reds come in our reusable, partitioned, eco-friendly six bottle bag and contains over $70 worth of wine for the special price of $49.99. When you bring the empty bag back in, you receive a club discount on the purchase of six bottles or more of any of our in-stock wines.   Our sixpack club has no rules and no obligations, just a good value collection of specially selected wine.   Here is what is included in our latest collection...

 

Dona Paula “Los Cardos” Sauvignon Blanc, Mendoza Chile    Pale yellow in color, with intense aromas of passion fruit, grapefruit, lime, and white peach. The grapes are from the vineyard's sandy to sandy-loamy soils located at over 3000 ft above sea level. The yield is about 5 tons per acre and drip irrigation is used. These vineyards have always been managed using sustainable agriculture practices.  Goat cheese and Sauvignon Blanc are a classic pairing in international cuisine. Try this wine with a goat cheese pizzeta with caramelized onions, truffle oil and watercress salad.

Les Vignerons du Mont Ventoux Viognier, Southwest France    The "Vignerons du Mont Ventoux" winery is a cooperative founded in 1924 by a small group of winegrowers who chose to join forces and pool their means of production. Today, Vignerons du Mont Ventoux has 27 employees as well as 120 winegrowers with a total surface area of 1,000 hectares.  This wine has a yellow straw hue, an aromatic nose with a prevalence of citrus and passion fruits. Intense bouquet where the fruit mixes with more moderate floral perfumes. Try alone or with seafood, fish or white meat.

San Fabiano Conti Borghini Baldovinetti Chianti, Italy     Situated on the Chianti's hillsides overlooking the town of Arezzo, the estates of the Count Borghini Baldovinetti de'Bacci exemplify what the French call "Terroir". This wine is fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel vats and is then aged for 6 months in ceramic vats followed by 4 months in bottle.  It exhibits a bouquet of sweet and sour cherries, saddle leather, herbs and spice.

Two Oceans Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Blend, Western Cape South Africa    Two Oceans takes its responsibility to the environment very seriously. All wines are made from IPW-accredited vines, farmed according to eco-sustainable principles. This blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot is bright ruby red in color, with an abundance of cherry and red berry aromas, with hints of oak and spices. It is an easy drinking wine with intense berry flavors and soft, elegant tannins. Excellent served with red meat dishes such as roast lamb, stews, grilled meat and Carpaccio, as well as with robust pasta dishes.

Tintoralba Garnacha Tintorera Almanasa Spain   Tintoralba is made from the winery’s oldest vines aged up to 90 years with yields of less than 1 ton per acre. This wine is a vivid ruby-red. Energetic and sharply focused, displaying fresh, spice-accented strawberry and raspberry aromas. Juicy red fruit flavors deepen and sweeten with air, as a suave floral quality develops in the glass. The lively, emphatically fruity finish shows very good lift, with silky, harmonious tannins arriving late. This wine was aged entirely in stainless steel.

Rumpus Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir, California      Winemaker Scott Peterson shows off his considerable skills by delivering a wine that drinks way above its price class. It has balance, complexity, great fruit and a very elegant mouthfeel. On the nose, this Pinot is deep and fragrant, with dark fruit  followed up by dried wild mushroom, forest floor, subtle spice and a hint of leather. On the palate, the wine is juicy - and bursting with Bing cherry, strawberry, red currant and cranberry, underpinned by forest floor, mineral, sweet licorice, sandalwood and pomegranate.  Pair this juicy and elegant Pinot with a cherry glazed pork loin on the grill.