Anthos, a serious, elegant, dry red wine, is made with 100% Brachetto.  Seriously.  A grape usually reserved for fruity, sweet, slightly sparkling wines.  However, in the hands of masterful grape growers and winemakers, Brachetto becomes something much more.

I love this wine.  I love its sensuous soft tannins, and is beguiling dried flower aromatics.  I love the simple strawberry-tartness that mingles with something headier, something more like tree bark or a damp forest floor. This is a wine to feed your wildest fantasies- a perfect pairing with aged cheeses, braised veal shanks, or a sunset.

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