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Another day, another $25 off per bottle deal, this time on the Y Rousseau Tannat. But you better act fast, this one ends in just 4 days (Tuesday, May 5th at noon).
This is truly a tantalizing deal, featuring one of our favorite grapes from a place you don't normally find it. Of course, once you know the backstory on the wine it all makes sense.
Today's perfect 10 Taste rating comes from Yannick Rousseau who himself comes from the Madiran region of France, known for its outstanding Tannat. In fact, Yannick spent time as an intern winemaker at both Chateau Montus and Chateau Bouscassé, both owned by the Tannat guru Alain Brumont.
If you're not familiar with any of these regions or names, no worries, suffice it to say this wine is made by a guy who knows what he is doing especially when it comes to this deep, dark and delicious variety.
The Y Rousseau Tannat has an SRP of $45 and sells at that price from the winery. The handful of sellers on wine-searcher have an average price of $37.
Through today's Insider Deal, Reverse Wine Snob readers can pick up 3 bottles for just $59.99 ($20 per bottle) plus only $5 for shipping.
That's a discount of $25 per bottle and a total discount of $88, or 57% off, after adding in the savings from our $5 shipping versus the normal charge of $18 for 3 bottles.
This sale is only available for a very limited time, ending Tuesday, May 5th at noon. It ships to the following states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WV, WI and WY.
This is a limited time, winery direct offer facilitated by our friends at Wine Country Connect. Sale ends Tuesday May 5th at noon (PST) unless it sells out sooner. Shipping is a flat $5 no matter how many 3-packs you buy! Clicking on the buy button above will take you to the site winedealmaker.com for checkout. If you don't see the embedded buy box click here to order. The wines will ship 5-7 days after the conclusion of the offer.
This wine is 90% Tannat from a single vineyard in Clarksburg and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma, California. It is aged for 18 months in 35% new French oak barrels and 500 liter puncheons.
You will find Tannat – originally from the southwest of France – planted in only a few vineyards in California. Our Gascon winemaker was able to source Tannat grapes from a highly regarded single vineyard to realize his long time dream of making Tannat in California. Our wine is generous with dark fruits and sweet spices; it is bold and daring. Yannick is brave enough to make this unique varietal, be brave enough to try it!
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The 2017 Y Rousseau Tannat begins with lots of wonderful ripe berry notes plus plenty of violets. Keep swirling and licorice, a little spice and a hint of a meaty note reveal themselves as well. It's an excellent start.
Tasting the wine shows tons of juicy dark berry fruit with wonderful concentration. Licorice, spice and a touch of vanilla also come out under all the fruit. Add in its excellent complexity and a smooth and silky mouthfeel and this is just a pleasure to drink. Not only that but it keeps getting better the longer it is open.
It ends (although you'll be wishing it would last forever) with a dry, fruity, savory, slightly grippy and deliciously long finish. We'll be stocking up on this one ourselves!
2017 Y Rousseau Tannat
And here's what people are saying about our previous Insider Deals:
"AMAZING!! Damn, I should have bought a CASE!!"
"WOW. Just... wow. Absolutely delicious. If I knew it was going to be this good, I would have bought a case... or two. This was dead-center in the sweet spot of what I like. Thank you!!"
"I have loved all my RWS deals, can't wait to get this one."
"Just got my 6 bottles and having my first glass. WHY, WHY didn't I buy a case??!!"
"I finally opened a bottle of this and it did not disappoint. Delicious!!!"
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"We enjoyed the first of our 4-pack last night as well. It was very good!!"
"Loved the deals so far"
"Just received our shipment - so glad we bought it - it’s delicious!"
"This insider deal is a great wine!!! So glad I got it!!"
"It’s a winner! Plum, blackberries, maybe blueberries. Full bodied deliciousness. 😍"
"I got my shipment earlier this week and am enjoying some now. It's really nice."
"Thanks! The wine is wonderful!"
"Very happy with this wine!"
"I enjoyed it very much, would like more soon!!"
"Definitely worth the $."
"The Insider Deal arrived yesterday...I'm enjoying it now. This wine is fantastic!"