The Only One Goes Green for March 17th, 2018 VINTAGES Release

For today’s St. Patrick’s Day VINTAGES release, we changed it up a bit. Why drink green beer, when you can drink ‘green’ wine! 
We asked our critics: “If you could buy only one organic wine from this release – which one would it be and why?”

Our picks from the March 17th VINTAGES release:

John Szabo, MS: If you’re going green this St. Paddy’s day, you can’t get much more inky black than the impenetrable Odfjell Vineyards 2014 Orzada Cabernet Sauvignon. Founded by Norwegian sailor Dan Odfjell, the estate’s vineyards have been Demeter-certified since 2012 (biodynamic) and the entire operation is certified Sustainable. The Orzada a massive, super ripe, jammy and slightly dried and baked black fruit flavoured cabernet with impressive dedication to concentration. I’d say this is a maximum extraction of flavour and depth – I doubt you could get much more from this terroir. Best 2018- 2026.…

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