Wine Club Sixpack #61

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This set of 2 white and 4 red wines come in our reusable, partitioned, eco-friendly six bottle bag and contains over $70 worth of wine for the special price of $49.99. When you bring the empty bag back in, you receive a club discount on the purchase of six bottles or more of any of our in-stock wines.   Our sixpack club has no rules and no obligations, just a good value collection of specially selected wine.   Here is what is included in our latest collection...

 

Mont Gravet Cotes de Gasgogne, France (suggested retail $9.99) Mont Gravet comes from vineyards located in the Gascony region, near the city of Toulouse in the South West of France. The climate combines the Oceanic and Mediterranean influences, which brings enough sun and humidity to grow rich, concentrated and ripe grapes. This wine is 100% French Colombard,  harvested at night. It is a pale, bright yellow color, with a very intense and refreshing nose. It displays flavors of citrus fruit and blackcurrant leaf. Try this wine with a salad with asparagus or with a cheese plate.

McKinley Springs “Bombing Range White” Horse Heaven Hills, Washington (suggested retail $14.99)  This wine is McKinley Springs tribute to military females and the history of their vineyard. The label depicts four female pilots and their ship, Pistol Packin’ Mama.  It is a blend consisting of 52% Estate Chenin Blanc and 48% Viognier that is fermented and aged sur lie in stainless steel tanks. This weighty crowd pleasing wine is brilliant yellow in color with lemon zest, grapefruit, and white flower aromas.  It has flavors of citrus, white peach and 7up, the finish is long with the perfect touch of acidity.  Irresistible with fresh crab or seared halibut.

Mont Gravet Carignan Vielles Vignes, Cotes de Gascogne France (suggested retail $9.99)   The hills where this winery resides are called "Mont" in French. So as a tribute to the terroir from where the wine comes from, the wine has been named in Mont Gravet, "Gravet" being the name of an oval shaped rock commonly found in the area. Deep, dark color and lovely aromas of blackberries and figs. This wine is full bodied and rich in flavor, but elegant with a long fruit-forward finish. This versatile wine will pair nicely with charcuterie or just about anything off of the grill.

Cortes de Cima “Chamine” Vinho Tinto, Alentejano Portugal (suggested retail $11.99)  This juicy, ripe, easy drinking wine is bottled early, usually within 6 months of harvest time and without any oak ageing. Well ripened fruit. Fermented without stems under controlled temperature, with frequent delestage. Stored in stainless steel tanks before early bottling, unfined and filtered. Soft, rich fruit on the palate, very full and fruity, with a good texture. Mainly Aragonez and Syrah, blended with other Portuguese varieties. Try this wine with Mongolian barbecue or Cantonese style roasted meats.

Clos des Saumanes Cotes du Rhone, France (suggested retail $13.99)  This wine is a blend of 65% Grenache and 35% Syrah.  It is bright and clear in color with a garnet hue.   The nose show a hint of prune truffles and garrigue  The palate has a pleasing dryness where the fruit and tannins are melded with a hint of cocoa on the finish.  This wine is the perfect choice for Beef or Vegetable Stew, Chicken Pot Pie, or Macaroni and Cheese.

Vega Sindoa “El Chaparral” Old Vines Garnacha, Navarra Spain (suggested retail $15.99)    Bright red. Suave raspberry and cherry preserve aromas are compelling and sexy. Musky herbal and floral qualities add complexity to the nose but fade into the red berry aromas, which continue on the palate.  Robert Parker's  Wine Advocate gave this wine 90 points: - "The 2012 El Chaparral de Vega Sindoa Old Vine Garnacha is pure, young, herbal and balsamic Garnacha, with aromas of thyme and lavender. It is aged in French oak for six months, and comes through as balsamic and fruity, with aromas of licorice and spices, red berries”  Try this wine with charcoal grilled red meats.