Wines that you need after trenching through this snow! Old-school Bordeaux from Chateau Masserau and Nerello Mascalese from Calabretta. Both deep and warming natural wines that are like a blanket of comfort in this cold.
Chateau Massereau - Cuvee K 2006
Only released when ready to drink, the 2006 Cuvee K hits all the right spots for people looking for old-school style Bordeaux. Built in the 16th century, Chateau Massereau is in Barsac which lies about 30 kilometers from Bordeaux. They’ve been championing natural, authentic wines with no added anything in the winemaking process (save for a very small quantity of SO2 when needed.) Dark berry fruits, dried herbs, and leather. 30% Red Stem Merlot / 25% Cabernet Franc / 25% Cabernet Sauvignon / 20% Petit Verdot
Calabretta - Nerello Mascalese 2007 Vigne Vecchie
$30 $28 (SOLD OUT)
Think Barolo but grown on an active volcano in Sicily. The 2007 Nerello Mascalese comes in at 15% ABV and is not afraid of showing its strength and power. Indigenous grapes and traditional winemaking makes for beautiful, unique, and complex wines that have been gaining momentum for some time now. Organically farmed, old vines between 60-70 years, and aged in large boti. Dried cherries, tar, and sweet tobacco come together in the glass - ready to go!