Wine Club Selections and Tasting Notes, November 2014
  Rockwall Palindrome   Primary Red:

Rockwall "Palindrome"
Sonoma and Solano County, CA

Grape Varietals: 100% Tannat
Case Production: 891

Tasting Notes: Tannat is a red wine grape historically grown in South West France in the Madiran AOC and is now one of the most prominent grapes in Uraguay, where it is considered the "national grape." Fresh cappuccino and dark chocolate, and rich blackberries command the aromas, followed by flavors of ripe blueberry and rose hips.
  odega Sur de los Andes Reserva 2012   Secondary Red:

Bodega Sur de los Andes Reserva 2012
Mendoza, Argentina
Grape varietals: 100% Malbec
Case: 800

Tasting Notes: This Reserva Malbec has an aromatically complex nose of blueberry, mint, berry fruits and mineral/wood/earth and chocolate tones. Focused and intense, it shows fine depth. Underneath, there is plenty of fruit. Precise and zesty.
Bailiwick Secondary White:

California 2012
Grape varietals: 100% Vermentino
Case: 325

Tasting Notes: The 2012 Vermentino highlights this varietalís unique qualities which makes it a perfect complement to seafood and lighter Mediterranean type meals. It has a foundation of bright acidity and light citrus notes, with characteristic varietal flavors of apple, pineapple, and bay leaf. This wine presents a delightful citrusy, herbal nose, a full mouth-feel, followed by refreshing acidity at the finish. It is best served well-chilled and when paired with simply prepared grilled fish.
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