VineCo Global Passport™ Series 2021
World Class Wines

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This is your ticket to a new world of wine. Tour different terroir, explore the exotic, and uncover the unique.

Every year Passport Series™ takes us to new countries - from highly touted up-and-coming regions to age-old vineyards with long histories of excellence. It is an adventure through some of the most prominent and well respected wine growing regions around the world.

PRE-ORDER deadline has passed. We will have a few extra on a first come first serve basis so if you missed the deadline contact us asap to hopefully reserve your choices.

(Scroll to the bottom to easily Pre-Order Online, or if you prefer, call or email us. Payment not due until month of release and you can always cancel)
Enter the name for this tabbed section: GRENACHE MOURVÈDRE - France
DECEMBER 2020 ~ GRENACHE MOURVÈDRE - Languedoc France
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THE WINE
A classic pairing of varietal reds from the southern vineyards of Languedoc France. This blend of Grenache and Mourvèdre shows ripe notes of strawberry and blackberry. The palate is vibrant, with soft tannins and a rich mouthfeel. Dark berry fruits are layered with hints of pepper and baking spice. A balanced wine with lots of intrigue.
THE REGION
The Languedoc is one of the largest wine regions in the world. It is in the sunny South of France situated along the French Mediterranean coast. The vineyards benefit from the Mediterranean climate with several hours of warm sunshine and cool nights from the sea breezes. They are known for their plentiful land with soil ranging from rocky sand to thick clay making it an ideal place to grow grapes.
THE FOOD
• Duck breast and white bean cassoulet
• Roasted vegetable lasagna
• Piave cheese
Ready in: 9-10 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: medium-full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: dry
Alcohol: 13%
Cost: $215
Enter the name for this tabbed section: 3 POST WHITE - South Africa | Australia
JANUARY 2021 ~ 3 POST WHITE (Chardonnay | Chenin Blanc | Riesling) - Rawsonville South Africa | Clare Valley Australia
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THE WINE
A post gives support for the vine to grow and anchors the vineyard to a specific place. 3 Post White is a blend of Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc and Riesling from three distinct vineyards, spanning from the lush hills of Rawsonville South Africa to the sun kissed valleys of Clare Valley Australia. Together they show aromas of green apple, pear and tropical fruit with undertones of citrus and stone fruits. The palate shows balance and freshness with flavours of tangerine, guava and wildflower honey. Lively acidity and a juicy core make this wine come alive.
THE REGION
Rawsonville is a small wine growing and farming community in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. The Mediterranean climate brings cool rainy winters and warm dry summers creating excellent fruit driven wines. The Clare Valley in Australia lies in the mid north of South Australia just north of Adelaide. The climate is continental with cool to cold nights and warm to hot summer days. The higher altitude of the region ensures the nights are still cool even during the hottest summer months allowing the fruit to ripen slowly and evenly. Each region imparts unique varietal characters that compliment eachother seamlessly.
THE FOOD
• Grilled halibut with lemon basil vinaigrette
• Potato pizza with caramelized onions and rosemary
• Triple crème brie
Ready in: 9-10 weeks
Aging: 2-6 months
Body: medium
Oak: no
Sweetness: dry
Alcohol: 12.5%
Cost: $210
Enter the name for this tabbed section: MERLOT - New Zealand
FEBRUARY 2021 ~ MERLOT - Hawkes Bay New Zealand
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THE WINE
This Merlot is sourced from the renowned Hawkes Bay winegrowing region of New Zealand. Bright aromas of blueberry and baking spice are followed by notes of plum, fig and tobacco. A soft mouthfeel leads to well textured tannins. This wine combines the elements of aroma, flavour and balance that Merlot is known for.
THE REGION
The oldest and second largest wine region in New Zealand is Hawkes Bay which is located on the east coast of the North Island. The region is blessed with a kaleidoscope of fertile soils ranging from gravel to sandy loam. The region is sunny with a warm temperate climate that offers a long growing season which promotes matures tannins and ripe fruit flavours.
THE FOOD
• Pork tenderloin with a blueberry reduction over Moroccan couscous
• Roasted root vegetables & braised greens
• Goat brie
Ready in: 9-10 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: dry
Alcohol: 13%
Cost: $215
Enter the name for this tabbed section: BARBERA - Italy
MARCH 2021 ~ BARBERA - Piedmont Italy
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THE WINE
This 100% Barbera shows classic regional character. Aromas of ripe cherry, raspberry and strawberry are followed by hints of pepper and savoury spice. Flavours of blackberry and sour cherry lead to subtle notes of almond and caramel. A juicy mouthfeel is complimented by soft rich tannins, giving this wine balance and poise.
THE REGION
Piedmont is in North Western Italy at the foothills of the Alps sharing borders with France and Switzerland. There are two key factors that impact the climate in Piedmont, the cool Alps and the balmy Mediterranean. These two factors create extreme day and night temperature differences known as diurnal range. Cold nights, foggy mornings and sun kissed days make for excellent grape growing conditions. The Barbera vines are often planted on the warmer south facing slopes to help ensure optimal ripeness.
THE FOOD
• Braised lamb ragu over creamy Parmesan polenta
• Wild mushroom and truffle agnolotti
• Grana Padano or Parmesan Reggiano
Ready in: 9-10 weeks
Aging: 6-8 months
Body: full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: dry
Alcohol: 14%
Cost: $220
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Includes crushed grape skins

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