Classics from the Library!

Hello from Selene!

Happy Spring! Everything in Napa is blooming, and the weather has been perfect for shorts and motorcycle riding.

So before it gets too hot to ship wine, we thought we would dig through the cellar and find some library wines that you’d enjoy. We have tasted these and they are all showing very well.

Big news, we now have a license to ship to Massachusetts!!

Merlot:
2000 Napa Valley Merlot (750ml) $45.00
2002 Napa Valley Merlot (750ml) $45.00
2006 Merlot Frediani Vineyard (750ml) $40.00
2007 Merlot Frediani Vineyard (750ml) $40.00
2012 Merlot Frediani Vineyard (750ml) $35.00

Napa Valley Cabernet: As you may remember from our last release letter, we have not made a Cabernet Sauvignon since the 2012 vintage.

2002 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (750ml) $70.00
2003 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (750ml) $70.00
2004 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (750ml) $50.00
2005 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (750ml) $50.00
4 Pack – Napa Valley Cabernet Vertical – 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 $210.00

Cabernet Franc: We made Chesler from the 2002 to the 2007 vintages, and then we took a break. We are happy to report there is a 2014 and a 2015 Chesler in barrels!

2002 “Chesler” Napa Valley Red Wine (750ml) $70.00
2003 “Chesler” Napa Valley Red Wine (750ml) $70.00
2004 “Chesler” Napa Valley Red Wine (750ml) $50.00
2005 “Chesler” Napa Valley Red Wine (750ml) $50.00
2006 “Chesler” Napa Valley Red Wine (750ml) $40.00
6 Pack Chesler Vertical – 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 (750ml) $250.00
4 Pack Chesler Vertical – 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 (750ml) $160.00
3 Pack Chesler Vertical – 2005, 2006, 2007 (750ml) $120.00

Finally, don’t forget our current releases!

2013 Selene Sauvignon Blanc Hyde Vineyards (100% Sauvignon Blanc Musque selection , 905 cases $22.50/bottle) 91 Points Wine Spectator!

Mia’s tasting notes: Bosc pear, white peach, honeydew melon, orange blossom honey, white chocolate, clove, and saffron petals. Flavors in the mouth mirror the aromatics with very good intensity. There is a savory quality to this wine with a mouthwatering, long finish.

2013 Selene Merlot Frediani Vineyard (100% Merlot, 424 cases $35.00/bottle)

Mia’s tasting notes: I haven’t doted over a Merlot like this since the 2008. A winemaker’s pet, if you will. Blackberry syrup, Black Forest cake, complete with dark chocolate, black cherries, and cream; also some caramel/molasses and buttery cinnamon toast. In the mouth there is very good impact and intensity; the wine is even-tempered, with balanced tannins and acid, and finishing with fine texture and length.

Remember the 10% discount on 1 mixed case, and 20% discount on 2 mixed cases. Plus, 3-day Air shipping is included on all orders over $200. We will hold your order for you, (not charge your credit card) until we ship. We can accept your orders on the BUY page of the website: www.selenewines.com

Cheers,

Mia Klein and Tracy Hall

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