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FRESH RELEASES & CURRENT VINTAGE

Tasting notes, pairings, and more for all of the wines in your box are shown below. Scroll down to learn about each wine.

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Reds

Vintage

2018

Region

D.O. Toro, Spain

Grapes

100% Tinta de Toro

Tastes like

Don’t let the youthful violet hues mislead you. This wine starts with a big complex nose, followed by dark, almost stewed berry fruits. Integrated oak notes finish long and full bodied on the palate.

Perfect with

Duck breast, squid ink pasta, beef pot pie (frozen works too!).

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Local Tempranillo, called Tinta de Toro, has slightly mutated to survive in the warm climate. A longer vegetative cycle, a more indented leaf and thicker berry skins all help the grapes evenly ripen.

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Vintage

2020

Region

D.O. Terra Alta, Spain

Grapes

Grenache, Carignan, Syrah, Ull de Llebre

Tastes like

Bright ruby red in color and flavor with fresh red fruit in the front and a spicy background. Tart, sweet red fruits like raspberry and cranberry are balanced by a deep cherry note and sharp acid.

Perfect with

Tapas, sausages, tinned seafood in tomato sauce.

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This winery is located inside of a modernist cathedral (hence the name!) known as Catderal del Vi. The designer, Cesar Martinel, was a direct disciple of famous Barcelona designer Antoni Gaudi.

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Vintage

2018

Region

Beaujolais, France

Grapes

100% Gamay

Tastes like

An intense core of Rainier cherry, spiced wild berry bramble and ripe strawberry are supported by super silky-soft tannins and a hint of spring flowers.

Perfect with

Andouille sausage, meat lovers pizza, chicken tagine with pomegranate.

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Brouilly covers 20% of the Beaujolais region. As far back as 1769, the communes of Brouilly were involved in winemaking and were among the 16 Beaujolais parishes authorized to sell wines to Paris.

Shop Pierre Andre Dumas Brouilly here.

Vintage

2019

Region

Cahors, France

Grapes

100% Malbec

Tastes like

A new style of Malbec made to be enjoyed young and fresh. The result is full of black fruits and a light, peppery structure. Juicy, mouthwatering fruit flavors come through strongly at the end.

Perfect with

Prime rib, stir fry veggies in soy sauce, French onion soup.

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The Lalande de Cavagnac cuveé from Domaine de Cause (featured in a previous VINEBOX) was the 2nd best wine of the year back in 2012 according to Wine Enthusiast.

Shop Cosy de Cause Malbec here.

Vintage

2018

Region

Piedmont, Italy

Grapes

100% Dolcetto

Tastes like

A big wine, but a soft wine - like a beanbag chair of comfort for your palate. Delicate yet powerful blackberry and pomegranate flavors with a pleasant, easy finish.

Perfect with

Charcuterie plate, young cheeses, bruschetta.

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Only about 560 acres of Dolcetto are planted in Piedmont, making it one of the rarer grapes. These vines are next to the Moscato grapes and if you try hard enough, you can pick up a hint of sweetness on the nose.

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Vintage

2019

Region

Asti, Italy

Grapes

100% Barbera

Tastes like

Expressive, tart, juicy and intense! Shy on opening but once the wine blossoms, it’s a bouquet of wonderful red fruits, a touch of coffee and a handful of florals.

Perfect with

Bolognese, pesto pasta with a hint of mint, leftovers and a dream.

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Italian wine laws dictate that Barbera d’Asti wines be made before March 1st immediately following harvest and be at least 11.5% alcohol. This way there is red wine to drink while the Barolo ages!

Shop Ca de Lion Barbera here.

Whites

Vintage

2020

Region

Piedmont, Italy

Grapes

Riesling, Viognier

Tastes like

Aged in stainless steel to preserve the crisp fruit characters. This fun and flavorful white wine has just enough acid to complement the guava, pear, acacia, almond and sweet lime flavors swirling around the glass.

Perfect wiith

Risotto, seafood, white pizzas of all kinds.

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Vigne dei Mastri is dedicated to sustainability and has zero carbon emissions thanks to geothermal heating and cooling, solar panel use and rainwater collections to name a few!

Shop Vigne dei Mastri here.

Vintage

2020

Region

Cahors, France

Grapes

100% Viognier

Tastes like

Aged in large vats to soften the wine but not oak-it-up too much. The nose is reminiscent of peaches, apricots, lime and tart-sweet Meyer lemon. These fruit flavors translate to palate with a sweet roundness.

Perfect with

Rotisserie chicken, oysters on the grill, spicy wings.

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The origin of the Viognier grape is unknown; it is presumed to be an ancient grape, possibly originating in Croatia and then brought to the Rhône by the Romans.

Shop Cosy de Cause Viognier here.

Vintage

2019

Region

Bierzo, Spain

Grapes

100% Godello

Tastes like

A concentrated nose of tropical fruits and buttery caramel translates to the palate with a little acid. Briny passion fruit, ripe peach and mandarin orange flavors round out this fruit bomb.

Perfect with

Lemon pepper chicken, orzo pasta salad, California roll.

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Bierzo, one of Spains hottest regions, is pronounced with the famed Catalan lisp. Impress your friends at the Zoom meet up with a clean “Bee-air-tho” when chatting about your new favorite white wine.

Shop Peique Godello here.