Hidden Gem, a real stunner

Sanglier is French for “Wild Boar” and wild boars still roam the area of the winery!  Owner Glenn Alexander grew up in Texas, but visited California wine country often. In 2001 he and his wife Melissa purchased a vineyard and home in the Russian River Valley that set in motion the idea of the Sanglier winery.  In 2003 Glenn started Bacchus Vineyard Management and as of today still has big names clients like Paul Hobbs, Kosta Browne and Pahlmeyer. He also farms for Kick Ranch, Griffin’s Lair and other iconic vineyards in the valley.  In 2006 the Alexander family created Sanglier Cellars and since 2007 have worked closely with Dick Keenan in making fine wines from Kick Ranch and other premium Sonoma County vineyards they farm.

Sanglier 2010 Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast
Retail 34.00 – GGWC 31.99 – FREE SHIPPING on SIX or more
OK to mix and match with Sanglier Pinot Noir
Use discount shipping code SANG10 during check out

Take a moment to relax after pouring a glass and you will be rewarded with aromas of ripe red apples, lemon meringue, citrus peel and lemon pound cake. Take a sip and notes of roasted grains, vanilla and stone-like minerality add depth and complexity. Powerful and expressive, elegant and well-defined, the palate is supple and rich with a long and clean finish.  400 cases produced.

Sanglier 2010 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley
Retail 40.00 – GGWC 36.99 – FREE SHIPPING on SIX or more
OK to mix and match with Sanglier Chardonnay
Use discount shipping code SANG10 during check out

The dark ruby core of this Pinot Noir exhibits striking clarity and vibrancy. The nose develops nice intensity in the glass with aromas of concentrated red fruits like raspberry, cherry and strawberry. The palate possesses balanced acidity, tannin and body with engaging flavor intensity and a lingering finish. The flavors echo the aromas of candied red fruits which are framed by warm spices and a touch of pipe tobacco. The acid is refreshing and zesty, the fruit, firm and juicy and the tannins, ripe and fine-grained. A supple viscosity complements the seductive fruit in this well-structured and harmonious wine. 400 cases produced.

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