Monkey Jacket 2017
Cruse Wine Co.

Monkey Jacket 2017
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Monkey Jacket is a full-flavoured, expressive, Rhone-style red from Michael Cruse - one of California's most acclaimed winemakers. Cruse makes his wines in an unashamedly old-fashioned style, designing them to be enjoyed with simple, wholesome food.

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Monkey Jacket 2017
Cruse Wine Co.

Cruse Wine Co.Meet the Maker

Born in San Francisco, Michael Cruse calls himself a “gold star Californian.” Aged 10 he moved to Petaluma and later studied biochemistry at UC Berkeley. After attending a wine science lecture by Terry Leighton, microbiologist owner of Kalin Cellars, his interest in wine was piqued. He applied to the UC…

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  • Ripe aromas of dark fruits, spices, and smoky leather.
  • Full-flavoured and expansive, with supple texture and a long, earthy finish.
  • Just 2,500 bottles are produced each year.
  • Drink up to 5 years after release.
  • Match with wild boar ragu, lamb rogan josh, or vegetarian chilli.

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Product Code
13CRMJ17
Wine Type
Wine, Classic, Red
Bottle Size
75cl
Origin
U.S.A. > California
Producer
Cruse Wine Co.
Vintage
2017
Grape Varieties
Carignan, Tannat, Valdiguié
Other Vintages
2018