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Tall and tan and young and lovely,
The girl from Ipanema goes walking
And when she passes, each one she passes goes, “Aaah…”
When she walks, she’s like a samba
That swings so cool and sways so gently
That when she passes, each one she passes goes, “Aaah…”
Oh, but he watches so sadly -
How can he tell her he loves her?
Yes, he would give his heart gladly,
But each day when she walks to the sea,
She looks straight ahead – not at he…
Tall and tan and young and lovely,
The girl from Ipanema goes walking
And when she passes, he smiles, but she doesn’t see…

Oh, but he sees her so sadly -
How can he tell her he loves her?
Yes, he would give his heart gladly,
But each day when she walks to the sea,
She looks straight ahead – not at he…
Tall and tan and young and lovely,
The girl from Ipanema goes walking
And when she passes, he smiles, but she doesn’t see…
She just doesn’t see…
No, she doesn’t see…
But she doesn’t see…
She doesn’t see…
No, she doesn’t see…

"The Girl From Ipanema" by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes

We could say that Recuerdo Torrontes is light in color awash with chartruese green, with an extremely aromatic citrus perfume and a pronounced floral essence. We could say that you will find intense flavors of peaches, Asian fruits and touches of lemon on the palate. We could say that this wine is fermented in steel tanks which gives it a crispness that will impress your friends who favorite Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier.  We could say that this wine conjures up dreams. We could say all that about this wine but the truth is, the lyrics say it best: "tall and tan and young and lovely..."  

Recuerdos, translate, memories, are timeless. The winemaker tells us that with more than 300 days of sun each year over the Argentine landscape in the shadow of the Andes Mountains,  the "sentimal of our memories" sits here. This Torrontes comes from the dramatic desert vineyard located 2,625 feet above sea level in the northern part of Argentina. Created by The Vines of Mendoza with acclaimed consulting winemaker Santiago Achaval, this Torrontes is a crisp, dry and intensely arromatic white wine that captures the fundamental qualities of high altitude terroirs. At 11% alcholol, this bottle sets the stage for memories.

UPDATE: We are proud to announce that, as of February 18th, Recuerdo is following us on twitter!!

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From the Columbia Valley in Washington State, 14 Hands Cabernet Sauvignon celebrates the spirit of the wild horses that once roamed the Columbia River Valley. Just 14 hands in height, these horses were revered around the world for their strength. The terrain that once gave them endurance and spirit is now home to the vines that make 14 Hands Cabernet Sauvignon. The winemaker says: "Our 14 Hands wines share the soul and intensity of this unbridled freedom."

14 Hands is a sultry and sophisticated blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Franc. Inspired by French Bordeaux, 14 Hands is pure Pacific Northwest rugged individualism. Bold with flavors of red currants, black cherries, raspberries, spice, espresso and cocoa, this is a bottle that drinks well under a blanket.

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