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SAVE $XX a bottle on this particularly delicious Cabernet aged 30 months in French oak barrels (30% new). Don't miss The Lost Chapters Sonoma Coast Cabernet Sauvignon.
Lost Chapters is back with another fantastic wine from Paul Scotto and Mitch Cosentino! If you enjoyed the Petite Sirah we offered previously, you'll want to check this deal out as well.
This blend of 87% Cabernet Sauvignon and 13% Cabernet Franc from the Sonoma Coast received 92 Points from Anthony Dias Blue. We put it right in that same range at 91-93 Points.
The winemakers, Paul and Mitch, are two of the biggest names in the business:
In 2017 The Lost Chapters was born representing the culmination of 5th generation Winemaker Paul Scotto's dream. Each year Paul sources and crafts dozens of brands, varietals and blends for the Scotto Family's extensive wine portfolio. In his relentless search for just the right barrel lots to fit the profile of each bottling, Paul occasionally encounters something very special that deserves its own place. While these select and limited lots may enhance a given blend, they would also present themselves far better as a stand-alone that most likely would not be repeated in future vintages.
Add to this the deep experience of Mitch and you can begin to see why this wine is so special:
Mitch is the personification of a "hands-on" winemaker with his never ending drive and oversight from the vineyard to bottle and on to the glass. With his far-reaching expertise, Mitch has garnered almost 2000 awards and medals.
With foresight of things to come in the market, Mitch broke new ground with the founding of the Meritage Association (now known as the Meritage Alliance) in 1988 and produced the first American wine bottled with that designation.
Mitch is widely recognized in the international winemaking community for his blending skills, deep connection with the vineyard and amazing palate memory. He artfully combines these great skills in each of the wines he crafts exhibiting the distinctive expression of the vineyard and varietal (or mix of varietals) in precise balance.
Combining his "hands-on" tradition with a pledge to time honored Old World techniques, Mitch is committed to crafting small lots of extraordinary wines. A perfect fit with the Scotto family's vision for J. McClelland Cellars.
All that to say, this is a deal you don't want to miss, especially when we've been able to discount it an incredible XX% from its normal price of $40!
For the next day you can get 4 bottles of the 2018 The Lost Chapters Sonoma Coast Cabernet Sauvignon for just $XX.95 ($XX.99/bottle).
That's a SAVINGS of $XX a bottle!
Our extremely affordable 2-day summer shipping is a flat $9.99 per order. (You'll never pay more than $9.99 shipping, no matter how many 4-packs you buy in one order.) We ship in heat protection and minimize the transit time to help keep your wine safe in the warmer weather. Orders will still ship 5-10 days after the conclusion of the offer. Read on for our full review.
This 4-pack deal is available to ship to the following states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WV, WI and WY. (These states are dependent on the individual licenses of the offering winery and are not representative of all our deals. Every deal can have different, sometimes more, sometimes less, states available.)
This limited time, winery direct offer ends Wednesday 7/5/2023 at noon (PT) unless it sells out sooner.
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From the winery:
Part of this lot was tank fermented and part was punched cap fermented by hand in one ton lots. 30 months of aging in French oak barrels (30% new oak) followed.
TASTING NOTES: Pomegranate, currants, green pepper and tea aromatics. Briary, spicy, Cabernet notes in the old California style with a Bordeaux like balance and structure, big and long with great potential to age for a couple of decades. A true big red meat wine.
A Wine Adventure From Mitch Cosentino & Paul Scotto
Bottled by J. McClelland Cellars
The 2018 The Lost Chapters Sonoma Coast Cabernet Sauvignon opens with a very pleasing aroma full of spicy black cherry and licorice with touches of vanilla, black tea and more.
Tasting reveals a smooth mouthfeel with similar flavors to the nose plus lots of spice that builds wonderfully all the way through the mid-palate and reaches a crescendo on the long, dry, grippy finish.
It actually tastes a bit more like a Bordeaux blend with the Cabernet Franc in the mix, but that's a very good thing as this one is particularly delicious. It was just as good on day 2.
2018 THE LOST CHAPTERS SONOMA COAST CABERNET SAUVIGNON
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