Coste Mancini – Pecorino – Italy > Abruzzo. A complex, floral bouquet with notes of ripe fruit and a hint of apple. Has a light minerality that is dry, fresh and well-balanced with notes of green apples.
Christopher Michael – Pinot Noir – Oregon. Comes from Oregon vineyards where cooler temps and a mild growing season allowed the grapes to be picked at perfect ripeness. Flavors of cherry, spice and black currant.
Sebastiani – Cabernet Sauvignon – California > North Coast. Aromas of black cherry, coconut and spice. Filled with juicy flavors of blackberry, plum and toasty oak. Soft tannins mingle with a hint of herbs on the finish.
November’s “If You Insist” Wine Club:
2016 Mad Hatter Red Blend
from Napa Valley
A big Napa blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petite Sarah. Aromas of plum, wild raspberry, fig, Maraschino cherry, cocoa powder and baking spice.
On the palate it has bold and lively flavors with a rich mouthfeel and a long, smooth finish.