July 2018 Wine Club Wines

• Lance – Sauvignon Blanc – Spain. 100% Sauvignon Blanc – very crisp from no oak ageing. Has elegant aromas of tropical fruits and notes of white flowers with fresh and well-balanced acidity.

Masseria Surani – Ares Red Blend – Italy > Puglia. This Italian blend is 50% Primitivo, 30% Negroamaro and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon . Red fruits and black cherry on the nose and palate. Spends 6 months in large Slavonian oak casks.

• Avignonesi – Tuscan Red Blend – Italy > Tuscany. An Italian “Super Tuscan” made from 75% Cab, 20% Merlot and 5% Sangiovese. Has a bouquet of wild berries with hints of herb, tasty spices and a touch of leather.

July’s “If You Insist” Wine Club wine:

2014 Capture “Innovant” Red Blend
Sonoma > Alexander Valley:

A Bordeaux style blend of Cabernet & Merlot from Alexander Valley vineyards in Sonoma.

Shows bright red fruits, blueberry and peppercorn with silky, elegant tannins.