Introducing our first Reverse Wine Snob Insider Deal on the Bulk Buy rated Vigilance Cimarron Lake County Red Blend!
Read on for the details on a special offer straight from the winery, just for our readers.
52% Syrah, 26% Grenache, 15% Mourvedre, 5% Petite Sirah and 2% Petit Verdot from 1,400 for 3,000 foot elevations in the Red Hills AVA of Lake County, North Coast, California. The wine spends 19 months in French and American oak barrels and has residual sugar of 4 g/L.
Sample submitted for review. The Vigilance Cimarron Red Blend has an SRP of $25. Through today’s Insider Deal, Reverse Wine Snob readers can pick up 3 bottles for just $39.99 ($13.33 per bottle) plus only $5 for shipping.
We’re very happy to announce our first Insider Deal for readers of Reverse Wine Snob! One of the more common questions we get asked is where people can buy the wines we recommend. To make this easier we’ve partnered with Wine Country Connect, the folks behind Wine.Woot, to bring you exclusive, winery direct offers on our highest rated wines. We’re kicking things off today with a wine that I’m super excited about, it not only gets our highest rating (a Bulk Buy) but it’s one of my favorite red blends.
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Sale ends Thursday December 13, 2018 at midnight (PST). Clicking on the buy button above will take you to an external site (winedealmaker.com) for checkout. (If you’re reading via email or having trouble seeing the embedded buy box click here to order.)
From the bottle:
We are stewards of the land and have a dedication to the planet. That’s why our vineyards are certified sustainably farmed. We use our sheep to control the weeds between the rows and our ever vigilant sheep dogs stand guard over the flock. It is this same spirit that drives us in our obsession to craft wines that honor and respect the earth.
-Clay Shannon, Vigilance Vineyards
This Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre blend has bright aromas of cherry and strawberry with undertones of white pepper. The mouth filling flavors comprise of dark cherry, sweet tobacco and spices with a long, lush finish.
The 2015 Vigilance Cimarron Lake County Red Blend begins with a very enticing aroma of black cherry, vanilla, dried herbs, tobacco and more. The wine tastes smooth, juicy and delicious with rich and vibrant fruit flavors. All the flavors from the bouquet continue in the mouth along with velvety layers of spice and black pepper in this well-balanced wine. While quite good when popped and poured, I’d recommend giving it some time to breathe to get the maximum enjoyment out of it as there is quite a lot of enjoyment to be had. The finish is dry, fruity and long with lingering black pepper, spice and tobacco. A succulent wine that is really quite a pleasure to drink. Bulk Buy!