Red Wine Day, 2018

According to National Today, "90% of wines should be downed within a year."  So, well, ugh, ye-ah.  There you go.  We recommend the following.
Early Mountain
Early Mountain

Early Mountain is located in the heart of central Virginia in Madison County.  They can be found at the northernmost point on the Monticello Wine Trail.  They boast a well-educated team of staff members.

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Received:

(1) 2016 Foothills SRP $27.00 
This product is comprised of 39% Merlot, 19% Petit Verdot, 18% Syrah, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Tannat and 3% Petit Manseng.  This results in a taste which is dark, fruit-forward, yet slightly earthy flavor balance.
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Elixir Wine Group

Located in Oregon, the Elixir Wine Group represents some of the world's best wines from Argentina, Chile, France, Italy, Mexico, Oregon, Portugal, Spain and Uruguay.  They are a U.S. National wine importer and wine producer for almost two decades and own a winery themselves in Luj├ín de Cuyo.
Today, we have the pleasure of recommending a smattering of some of the immense profile that Elixir has to offer.

Elqui
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From Chile:

(1) 2015 Elqui Carmenere Reserva  SRP $24.99
Carmenere are the darkest, deepest shade of purple.  The nose is earthy and fruity with a hint of anise.
(1) 2017 Fitz Roy Carmenere  SRP $9.99
Names for the highest mountain in Patagonia, its granite streaks separate Chile and Argentia.  The nose is earthy, fruity and has a hint of anise.
(1) 2017 Fitz Roy Cabernet Sauvignon SRP $9.99
100% Cabernet Sauvignon, the grapes are extracted from biodynamic vineyards.  Hue is a deep ruby and the nose is nutty and fruity.

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France:

(1) 2015 Jean Sambardier Julienas SRP $15.99
This is a lovely shade of red and offers fruit with a slightly floral nose.
(1) 2016 Jean Sambardier Beaujolais Villages SRP $15.99
100% Gamay, this year is a delightful sweet and the product of grapes, picked by hand. Made to age with an acidic grace.

EnzoItaly:

(1) 2016 Enzo Boglietti Barbera D'Alba DOC SRP $18.99
Comprised of Barbera, the product is aged in used French barrels for nine-months, after that, they are returned to take for a month prior to bottling.  The palate is intense with a fruity, floral aroma.  Full bodied.

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Spain:

(1) 2015 Fernandez Gomez Seleccion Familia SRP $16.99
F GAll Tempranillo, this grape is harvested by hand and aged in second use French and American oak barrels for a year.  The hue is a stunning crimson and has a manly nose of cigar smoke, offset by red fruits and medium plus tannins.

Uruguay:

(1) 2016 Bouza Merlot Reserva SRP $24.99
Comprised of 100% Merlot, this is a deep shade of red with silky tannins, a slightly floral nose and medium finish.  Beautiful.

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