Red Blend

2015 Catherine Le Goeuil, Côtes du Rhône

2015 Catherine Le Goeuil, Côtes du Rhône
$19.99

Catherine Le Goeuil is a pioneer within the Cairanne subset of the Côtes du Rhône Villages.  In 1993 she and her family purchased a 6 hectare domaine and set off on their goal to produce wine.  The domaine immediately started the conversion to organic farming and is now fully certified.  The vineyards are tucked deep into the Vaucluse with exposure to the forceful Mistral winds, which keep the vines dry and free from pests and rot.  Catherine credits the health of the soil for giving her wines finesse and

2014 Château Tourteau Chollet 'Elegance,' Graves

2014 Château Tourteau Chollet 'Elegance,' Graves
$14.99

The sandy gravelly plateau on the banks of the Garonne River create the perfect backdrop for producing world-class blended red wines.  The additional influence from the woody scents of the Landes pine forest nearby adds character and charm to the velvety textured red wines of Château Tourteau Chollet.  The property has been producing wine since the 18th century, but in 2001 they restructured the vineyards and made significant investments in the winemaking equipment.  Since then, the quality of these wines have far o

2014 Crios de Susana Balbo Red Blend, Mendoza

2014 Crios de Susana Balbo Red Blend, Mendoza
$11.99

Susana Balbo was born into a traditional wine growing family in Mendoza and decided to pursue a career in viticulture that led to becoming the first woman winemaker in the region.  Since receiving her degree in enology in 1981 Susana has been recognized as one of the most influential woman winemakers worldwide.  Her Crios wines reflect the entry level offering from the Balbo estate.  This Red Blend is a combination of 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Malbec, 20% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Tannat from vines planted in t

2015 A.A. Badenhorst ‘Curator Red,’ South Africa

2015 A.A. Badenhorst ‘Curator Red,’ South Africa
$8.99

Adi Badenhorst is leading the charge in the Swartland region of South Africa with both the upper and lower price categories.  The Badenhorst Family label is known for producing outstanding wines from old vine Chenin Blanc, Cinsault, and Grenache.  As a value alternative Adi created the Curator project that is focused on producing unique blends from great fruit sources at a lower point.  The Swartland is a mountainous region of granitic composition.  The yields in these vineyards are naturally low, producing wines wit

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