July Wine Club Selections Are Ready To Pick Up.

Welcome to summer! Here is what the Madrona Wines Monthly members are getting this month. Want to get in on the fun? Email us (click here). Want more information? Click Here. We offer either 6 or 12 bottle selections in our Everyday Exploration and 3-6 bottle Connoisseur Classics – your choice of Red/White/Mixed.


Six Reds

2011 Ollier Taillerfer Faugères, Les Collines    ($14) ($13)
Carignan, Grenache, Syrah
A dark and lenghty Languedoc red.

2012 ReNacer Punto Final Malbec    ($11)
From 50-year-old vines, the final point has lots of good plush fruit and a touch of oak for a quite reasonable price.

2009 Quinta do Infantado Duoro Red    ($14) ($13)
30% Touriga Franca, 30% Touriga Nacional, 30% Tinta Roriz, 10% Other Red Varieties
A full rich estate red from a quality Port producer. Lots of ripe pie cherry, Kirsh, and smooth tannins.

2012 Isidro Milagro 5 Oros Rioja    ($12)
From 25 to 50 year old vines in Rioja, this Grenache has bold, dark cherry flavors with spicy tannins and hints of chocolate

2012 Vasco Sassetti Montecucco Rosso    ($15)
25% Sangiovese, 25% Merlot, 25% Syrah, 25% Alicante
Rich, full and well made.

2008 Casa Contini Biferno Reserva DOC    ($11)
Montepulciano and Aglianico
From Molise, this reserva spends 3 years in barrel. It is rich and plummy, with a smoky blackberry, chestnut, and peppery-sweet aroma that delights the senses.

Six Whites

2012 Grand Bateau Bordeaux Blanc    ($12)
80% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Semillon
From well-known Bordeaux producer Château Beychevelle, this blend of semillon and sauvignon blanc shows citrus and herbal characters with a touch of oak and mineral backbone.
12.5% alcohol by volume

2009 Château de la Bigotière Muscadet Sur Maine    ($11)
There is a lot more body to this Muscadet from a ripe year, but it still has enough crispness to make it good with the standard shellfish.
12% alcohol by volume

2013 Domaine des Cassagnoles Cuveé Gros Manseng    ($11)
A really delicious Gascogne white varietal with lots of grapefruit snap, floral notes and great mouthfeel.
12% alcohol by volume

2012 Teixeiró Vinho Verde    ($8)
A fresh and citrusy green wine for summer days. No frizzante but good body.
12% alcohol by volume

2013 Château Bas Coteaux d’ AIX en Provence, L’Alvernègue    ($10)
Cinsault, Syrah
The nose is fine and elegant, recalls the little red currant and raspberry fruit type on an easy and airy style. On the palate, his style is quite light and “easy”, with some red fruit gluttony. — Google Translation
12.5% alcohol by volume

2012 Margalleau Vouvray Sec    ($15)
Chenin Blanc
A crisp and mineral packed Chenin from a small quality producer. They also make a good sparkling version.
Was $18, Now $15. 12.5% alcohol by volume

Six More Reds

2010 Pierre Chauvin Anjou Rouge “Les Tournailles”    ($14)
75% Cabernet Franc, 25% Grolleau
From organic, 30-year-old vines, the Tournailles distinctive notes of pickling spices and cigar box cedar on the nose. On the palate pencil led and green pepper are enticingly present with an underlayer of minerality drawn from the stony clay-laden soils of Anjou. Organic

2012 Notre Dame Lirac    ($15)
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre, & Cinsault
This wine has a complex bouquet of savory red fruits, baking spices and leather.

NV Pelissero Le Nature Vino Rosso    ($12)
80% Barbera, 10% Dolcetto, 10% Nebbiolo
A fresh Barbera blend.

2010 Château L’Euziere Almandin    ($12)
70% Syrah, 25% Grenache, 5% Mourvèdre
Pic St Loup
L’Euzière is 23 hectares in the heart of the Pic Saint Loup appellation in the Languedoc. The wine ages 12 to 14 months in barrel and has aromas of cooked black cherries, crushed blackberry and blackcurrant with a dry finish. Was $16 now 12

2005 Casa de la Réina Rioja Reserva    ($12)
80% Tempranillo, 15% Garnache, 5% Mazuelo
Aged 20 months in barrel and 2 years in Bottle before release, this traditional lighter styled Rioja has birght cherry flavors and toasty coco notes. Was $16 now $12

2010 Bocopa Laudum Nature    ($10)
50% Monestrell , 30% Tempranillo, 20% Cabernet
A smoky, lighter bodied Spanish red takes a dip in price. Was $15 now $10. Organic

More Whites & Rosés

2013 Armas de Guerra Mencia Rosé    ($12)
One of the more deliciously distinct rosés to come into town. Dry, floral aromas with crisp tropical flavors like mango, papaya and lime. The perfect wine for a litle gardening.
13% alcohol by volume

2013 Ott & Murphy Chanson Rosé    ($15)
A Rhone rosé from Whidbey Island (at least the winery) with lots of dry tropical fruit flavors, good body and a crisp finish.

2012 Ganza Pinot Grigio    ($11)
A fuller Pinot Grigio from Umbria that has well rounded tropical fruit and spice.
12% alcohol by volume


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