Wine Club – May 2015

Primary Red Wine

Le FarneteLe Farnete 2012 Tuscan Red Blend

  • Italy > Tuscany > Carmignano
  • Grapes: Sangiovese 80%, Cabernet Sauvignon 20%
  • Alcohol: 13.0%

In the 18th century, the producers of the Carmignano region developed a tradition of blending Sangiovese with Cabernet Sauvignon, long before the practice became popularized by the “Super Tuscan” of the late 20th century. Combines Sangioveseʼs lush red cherry fruit and fresh acidity with Cabernet Sauvignonʼs structure and backbone.

Primary White Wine

Villa dei PavoniVilla dei Pavoni 2013 Pinot Grigio

  • Italy > Veneto
  • Grapes: Pinot Grigio
  • Alcohol: 12.0%

Light golden in color this Pinot Grigio exhibits characteristics true to its varietal and terroir. The orange blossom and apple on the nose is followed by clean lemony citrus and unripe pear on the palate. With medium body and crisp acidity.
Enjoy alone or pair with oysters, prawns, scampi or dishes with chicken.

Secondary Red Wine

Masseria SuraniMasseria Surani 2012 Ares – Rosso Puglia

  • Italy > Puglia
  • Grapes: Primitivo 50%, Negroamaro 30%, Cab Sauv 20%
  • Alcohol: 13.0%

Named for the Greek god of war, this red blend comes from the “heel of the boot” in Italy (Puglia) has an intense ruby red color. Youʼll find red fruits and black cherry on the nose and palate. Spends 6 months in large Slavonian oak casks.