Las Jaras Glou Glou

$38.00

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Vintage: 2021
Region: California, United States
Viticulture: Organic
Grape varieties: 54% Zinfandel, 37% Carignan, 5% Petite Sirah, 3% Pinot Noir, 1% Cabernet Sauvignon

Las Jaras Glou Glou is the kind of light red that tastes like sparkles and bright, summer fruit. Serve slightly chilled for a tasty evening tipple.

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About Las Jaras Glou Glou

From the winery:  Las Jaras Glou Glou is the kind of light red that tastes like sparkles and bright, summer fruit. It has enough acid to stand up to your favorite pasta and tomato sauce, with intense berry notes that can perfectly complement a smoky, tangy BLT. Serve slightly chilled—this is the most refreshing red wine ever, and the perfect antidote to long evenings at home. Most of the grapes underwent carbonic maceration, the classic fermentation method of the Beaujolais, which means that fermentation happened inside of berries themselves, causing them to explode in happy, boozy ecstasy. That’s how you’ll feel when you drink this wine—it dances in your mouth. It is great, you will love it.

To make this wine we assembled 29 small lots that had been vinified separately using various fermentation techniques to make a layered cohesive blend. Most of the lots were fermented with carbonic maceration, a
gentle process that helps to keep early-harvest wines from becoming too tannic. After 5-9 days, depending on the lot, we pressed the juice off its skins where they fermented natively in the tank. Then, to keep the wine bright and fresh, half of the lots were aged in barrels, and half were aged in stainless steel tanks. This wine received no additions except for a small amount of sulfur and it was filtered prior to bottling. We do not degas our wines, so it may have a bit of spritz, especially when young.

About Las Jaras

Joel Burt and Eric Wareheim are the winemakers behind Las Jaras Wines. At Las Jaras, their goal is to make delicious wine that has tons of energy and balance. Joel and Eric want the wines to be vibrant, delicate, and supple all at the same time while also being food-friendly and easy for anyone to enjoy. The wines are designed to reflect the unique terroir of the vineyards using minimal intervention so you can taste their natural, rhythmic expression. If you are not used to drinking wines made this way, the experience can be a revelation.

Las Jaras’ lighter wines can elevate your daily experiences. Bring the elegant bubbles of their sparkling wine to your best friend’s engagement party. Nestle the Rosato into your backpack for a trip to the park to watch an epic sunset. Pair the chilled Glou Glou with a margherita pizza to make takeout tastier.

The medium-bodied reds pair with deep savory meals and create thought-provoking moments. A holiday dinner includes a conversation about Carignan. The Cabernet Sauvignon is brought to your favorite restaurant to share a taste with your server. “Does this remind you of 70’s Napa?” And the popular Sweet Berry Wine demands an explanation, inspires stories, and creates joy.

 

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