The November Wine Club is ready for pickup just in time for the weekend.
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Chasing Venus – Sauvignon Blanc – New Zealand > Marlborough. A classic New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc with a robust nose and aggressive flavors of grapefruit, kiwi and lime. Nice mineral notes follow with a crisp, lingering finish.
Chevalier Du Grand Loc – Bordeaux Rouge – France > Bordeaux. 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon. Rich and concentrated with cherry and strawberry flavors, grippy tannins and notes of cedar and cigar box spice.
Vidal – Fleury – Cotes du Rhone – France > Rhone Valley. Blend of Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre and Carignan. The aromas are dominated by notes of cocoa, cherries and spice. On the palate you get bold blackcurrant, cherry and roasted nut flavors.
November’s “If You Insist” Wine Club:
2016 Freemark Abbey – Cabernet Sauvignon
California > Napa Valley
Dark fruits of blackberry, black current, blueberry and dark cherry.
Nuances of dark chocolate, cocoa powder, cola, cinnamon, graham crackers and hint of tobacco.
Has a touch of Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cab Franc.