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Cepas Viejas Monastrell 2014

Monastrell is one of Spain's great grapes -just ask those in France who, as is their wont, call it Mourvedre. Mourvedre is behind the great French wines of Bandol and it lends floral, primary and earthen notes to the Chateauneuf-de-Papes and the Cotes-du-Rhone. At home in Spain however, Monastrell is more than second chair violin. In warm regions Jumilla [hoo-MEE-ya] in particular, Spain's Monastrell ripens to full flavored varietal wines with blue and black berry fruit aromas, a touch of spice, often hints of earth and hackberries. It speaks of vines grown in a desert where deep reds are de rigueur and dusty tannins are polished to lend deep structure to thoroughly ripened fruit.

Where to find this wine

Accounts that have purchased this wine in the previous twelve months are listed below, alphabetically by city. Please call ahead to confirm availability or vintage

Beehive Liquors
Bemidji
218-333-3767

On The Rocks Wine & Spirits
Hugo
651-787-9480

Little Wine Shoppe
Saint Paul
651-645-5178

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