Red Blend

2014 Mas Sorrer Cariñena, Spain

$10.99

The Cariñena Denominación de Origen is situated at just southeast of Zaragoza, in Aragón, in the Iberian mountains between the Campo de Cariñena Valley and the Ebro River.  The DO covers 50,000 hectares and has a long viticultural tradition. Generally, the climate is arid in Cariñena with dry and sunny summers followed by cold winters.  The area often feels the effects of “the Cierzo” wind, which contributes to the arid climate.

2012 Schröder & Schÿler Chartron La Fleur, Bordeaux

2012 Schröder & Schÿler Chartron La Fleur, Bordeaux
$8.99

This blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon will shock you with its clean profile and  silky medium body.  It offers pretty aromas of dried red flowers, olives, and dark plum on the nose, with moderate acidity and polished tannins that serve the bright fruit flavors with harmony and balance.  Schröder & Schÿler was established in 1739 by Jean-Henri Schÿler, a trader from Hamburg, and Jacques Schröder and is on the Quai des Chartrons in Bordeaux.

2015 Vallevò Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Abruzzo

2015 Vallevò Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Abruzzo
$13.99

These vineyards and winery are located just south of Chieti, a town along the Adriatic coast of central Italy.  This wine region was once overlooked wine drinkers, but has been revitalized by talented producers who have reworked the vineyards and cleaned up the practices in the cellars to produce fresh wines.  These reds are often recommended to people who are looking for something softer and rounder than the wines of Chianti while staying true to the zippy red fruit style of central Italy.  Sangiovese is often a componen

2012 CDR Côtes du Rhône, Rhône

2012 CDR Côtes du Rhône, Rhône
$12.99

The Rhône Valley has a long tradition for winemaking and by the eighteenth century the wines from its southern banks had become so renowned that all casks were required to be branded with the letters “CDR” by a 1737 royal decree.

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