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Desire Lines Save the Date

#1 Post by AD Northup » September 10th, 2019, 11:46 am

And yet another! September 17 save the date. Evangelho, Shake Ridge Syrah and a new Mourvèdre. Having issues copying the email, but includes a fun short write up on Contra Costa county history.
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#2 Post by Morgan Twain-Peterson » September 10th, 2019, 2:55 pm

I am obviously quite biased but these wines are delicious. It has been quite fun watching Cody evolve as a winemaker- he is one of the smartest people I know and the wines get better every year. The Fred Del Barba Mataro comes from a block of 120+ year old, own-rooted, vines that was a main component of the Cigare Volant bottlings for many years. The Evangelho Carignan comes from one of the cherriest blocks on the ranch and the Shake Ridge is a very pretty expression of Ann Kraemer's exceptionally farmed vineyard.

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#3 Post by AD Northup » September 10th, 2019, 3:06 pm

Morgan Twain-Peterson wrote:
September 10th, 2019, 2:55 pm
I am obviously quite biased but these wines are delicious. It has been quite fun watching Cody evolve as a winemaker- he is one of the smartest people I know and the wines get better every year. The Fred Del Barba Mataro comes from a block of 120+ year old, own-rooted, vines that was a main component of the Cigare Volant bottlings for many years. The Evangelho Carignan comes from one of the cherriest blocks on the ranch and the Shake Ridge is a very pretty expression of Ann Kraemer's exceptionally farmed vineyard.
The shake ridge and Evangelho last year were absolutely delicious. Emily was kind enough to pour the Shake Ridge for us when we were out there last year, and it drank so well I had a hard time keeping my hands off the ones at home. Really looking forward to the Experimental #2.
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2002 Perrier-Jouet Belle Epoque

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#4 Post by M. Dildine » September 10th, 2019, 3:09 pm

Really looking forward to this release!
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#5 Post by Siun o'Connell » September 10th, 2019, 6:54 pm

I am in love with each of their earlier wines ... really special. I'm light on orders this year due to some other expenses but will definitely need some from this release.

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#6 Post by Brian Tuite » September 17th, 2019, 9:37 am

In for an 8 pack
4 Mourvèdre
2 Evangelho
2 Shake Ridge

Looking forward to tasting these.
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#7 Post by AD Northup » September 17th, 2019, 9:37 am

3, 4, 4 for me. Love that you can crack some early without worry.
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#8 Post by Morgan Twain-Peterson » September 17th, 2019, 9:59 am

I am not quite sure how he did it given the hours we are making him work right now but Cody's description of the Oakley Sands and what makes it so distinct is spot on and one of the best I have read. Also, the old soil map he found highlighting the sands is fire. Between this and MacDonald my credit card is getting an unusual harvest workout this morning!

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#9 Post by seanr » September 17th, 2019, 10:22 am

Just got the release email. Grabbed 2 each of the wines offered. Really excited to try the Mourvedre!

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#10 Post by Gabe Berk » September 17th, 2019, 10:41 am

Great story-great wines...Contra Costa County and Amador representing!!!

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#11 Post by robert creth » September 17th, 2019, 1:31 pm

seanr wrote:
September 17th, 2019, 10:22 am
Just got the release email. Grabbed 2 each of the wines offered. Really excited to try the Mourvedre!
Same here. Love the wines but have to be prudent.

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#12 Post by M. Dildine » September 17th, 2019, 1:48 pm

Morgan Twain-Peterson wrote:
September 17th, 2019, 9:59 am
Between this and MacDonald my credit card is getting an unusual harvest workout this morning!
Two "must haves!"
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#13 Post by Siun o'Connell » September 17th, 2019, 5:39 pm

4 Mourvedre ... having to be reasonable but an "experiment" from this team ... can't resist. Every bottle of their's I've opened has made me so happy.

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#14 Post by Dan Sch » September 18th, 2019, 8:43 am

Would really like to try these wines but shipping cost is prohibitive to DC apparently. $36 for 3 bottles via ground 😳
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#15 Post by Siun o'Connell » September 18th, 2019, 9:15 am

I thought the 4 or more bottles for $30 shipping was a great deal - esp since the wine's price point is so low for such wonderful juice.

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#16 Post by Cody Rasmussen » September 18th, 2019, 12:10 pm

Hey everyone, thanks so much for the great response to our release! We’re really excited about these wines and love getting to share them, and it’s been awesome to see everyone’s feedback.

I can totally understand the frustration with shipping costs— shipping wine is maddeningly expensive because it's both fragile and heavy. We offer a flat-rate shipping charge of $30 on orders of four bottles or more, whether you buy just four bottles or your full 12 bottle allocation. On orders of 1-3 bottles you’ll see the same shipping rate we’re paying.
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#17 Post by RickieM » September 18th, 2019, 2:20 pm

I placed my first order yesterday, a small one for 4 bottles. I had some questions, which I e-mailed and I received responses right away. It was a pleasure dealing with Emily!
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