This August sees a bevy of delicious wines being released through Vintages –
Cederberg Chenin Blanc 2018 South Africa – Released August 3rd through Vintages $18.95 #651711 –
The Cederberg Chenin Blanc offers beautiful layers of melon, grapefruit and fleshy white pear. Four months lees contact ensured a mouth coating creaminess on the palate with a lively crisp acidity to finish off. Altitude vineyards make this Chenin Blanc truly unique. 90 Points Tim Atkin
Bodegas La Milagrosa Escondido 2016 Ribera del Duero Spain – Released August 3rd through Vintages $16.95 #132597
A deep and rich red with berry, chocolate and hazelnut character. Full body, round tannins and a juicy finish. Drink now or hold. 92 Points James Suckling
Pecchenino Barolo San Giuseppe 2014 Italy – Released through Vintages August 17 $67.00 #181396
Distinctive iron and graphite aromas lead off, followed by cherry, tar and licorice notes. Dense, dusty tannins line the finish, with underbrush and tobacco accents. Best from 2023 through 2042. 93 Points Wine Spectator
Chateau La Caminade Cahors 2017 France – Released through Vintages August 17 $19.95 #102954
Chateau La Caminade has helped create a new benchmark for quality in Cahors, and the family’s second wine – Mission La Caminade – is a fantastic introduction to Cahors. Aromas of black cherry, plum, violets and earth waft from the glass. In the mouth it’s nicely rich and starts with a burst of juicy black cherry/berry and red plum fruit and then gains complexity from notes of hot stones and savory olive.
Rascallion 33 1/3 RPM White 2017 South Africa – Released through Vintages August 31 – $18.95 #914390
Simply stunning freshness and floral aromas extend into well-rounded savoury peach, fresh pear and pineapple flavors, Minerality and complexity beyond the modest price tag.
40% Chenin, 40% Roussanne, 10% Grenache Blanc, 8% Viognier, 2% Verdelho. 92 Points Decanter
C da Silva Colheita Branco 2017 Portugal – Release through Vintages August 31
Your new Summer House white, stock up on this fresh little bundle of energy, clean as a whistle on the nose, fresh cut green apple, Lemon oil, bright and racy.