More on Your May Shipment

Angry Wives.  I’ll open by saying I just make the wines and, if you have the real thing in your life, may your May shipment wines be a vehicle to make amends!

I’m sworn to secrecy as far as the grape blend we use to make them but I can tell you the 2013 Angry Wife White and 2011 Angry Wife Red are aromatic, flavorful and luscious.

The white is a blend of aromatic varieties, both French and Italian, of which a portion is barrel-fermented for a hint of oak.  It is crisp and medium-bodied offering aromas of peach, pineapple, lemon curd, caramel and floral, with flavors of pineapple, peach, pear, golden apple, lemon curd and vanilla toasted oak.  A fantastic sipper for spring through fall.  Order more bottles here.

The red is inspired by Bordeaux reds, specifically the left bank style – the left bank of the Gironde river, which divides Bordeaux, France in two, and into two different styles of red wine blends.  The styles of wine from both banks are diverse, but they are each made of any of five grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and Petite Verdot.  The left bank is predominately Cabernet Sauvignon, and the right Merlot.  As I mentioned I am sworn to secrecy, and perhaps I have divulged too much already, but I will leave you with this:  the age-worthy 2011 Angry Wife Red has black currant, black cherry, plum, black pepper, oak, and sage aromas and flavors.  Enjoy now or cellar for five to ten years.  Order more bottles here.

Cheers,

Mark Schabel


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