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Michael Cruse, Cruse Wine Co., and Ultramarine


2015MonkeyJacket.jpgCruse Wine C0., 2015 Monkey Jacket, Red Blend

Super fun bright magenta color. Shy nose of plum, spices and a hint of grape jelly. Blackberry flavors with a touch of violet backed up with a fair amount of tannin. Lush texture. Fun to drink.

SRP:  $25



2015Valdugie.jpgCruse Wine C0., 2015 Valdiguie

Nose of pretty pink roses and under-ripe strawberry. Red fruit flavors with watermelon rind, jolly rancher and a hint of black pepper backed up by bright acid and bold tannins. May need decanting.

SRP:  $25



2011Ultramarinerose.jpgUltramarine, 2011 Rosé, Charles Heintz Vineyard

Unapologetically Californian fruit. Nose of strawberry, earth, toasted biscuit. Strawberry and more complex red berry flavors a bit smokey and a touch of mint. Refined, elegant texture.

SRP:  $65