Vibrant red fruits such as strawberries and currants on the palate and an intense perfume . This masterful achievement shines with fresh and fruity raspberry and cherry liquor flavor. Light, soft, round and thoroughly delightful. This wine is a perfect accompaniment for cheese, charcuterie and traditional holiday fare
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Earthy aromas of tilled soil, cooking spices and dark fruit appear in this informal red. The simple palate shows dark berry and star anise flavors alongside loose-knit, fleeting tannins
With an attractive touch of perfumed Muscadelle in the blend, this is a warm-hearted wine. Crisp and refreshing. Earthy herbal character suggesting bell pepper, green fruits and melons.” Beautifully paired with sweet potato and quinoa fritters, pesto, lemon or cilantro sauces.
A dark, saturated color and stout aromas of herbal tomato, basil and oregano give this Cabernet Franc a saucy outlook. Savory pepper and black-fruit flavors share the stage with oak tones, while the finish shows plenty of grip
Beaujolais, Burgundy, France- Le Nouveau est arrivée! Bursting with fresh berry notes, this delicious quaffer is fresh, easy-drinking and designed for fun. Perfect for your holiday parties and dinners, it will pair well with appetizers and poultry dishes. Santé!
True to Southwest France’s legacy of unparalleled quality, this robust Malbec is loaded with layers of raspberry, black currant, and blackberry, with a hint of spice swirling through. Firm tannins make for a smooth wine that holds its own with rich foods. Pair this classic with lamb, skirt steak, dark chocolate, herbed mushrooms, and blue […]
Beaujolais–Villages. An easy-drinking wine made with high quality grapes grown in the southern part of Beaujolais. Soils are light, and allow a light, fresh expression of Gamay. The grapes are handpicked in whole bunches and cold soaking is longer than usual for Beaujolais
These rich reds are gunning with rich, ravishing and refined flavors… and practically bursting with sumptuous charm! Wines that are rounded out with a smidge of oak age are standard here, like Zinfandel, Grenache and Tempranillo.
The finest and best known of Germany’s white varietals. Well balanced and slightly fruity, semi-dry. Harvested from select, very ripe bunches of grapes at the peak of maturity. This is a luxurious, sweet, and full bodied wine with a fragrant, noble, and fruity aroma. A crisp and refreshing wine for seafood, chicken and salads
While almost 90% of the wine produced in France’s legendary Bordeaux region is red, Bordeaux whites are made with the same care and eye for detail as the region’s reds. For example, 2017 Marquis de Bacalan Sauvignon Blanc thrilled us with its sophistication. This vibrant white is a pale lemon color with green tints, a […]
Roasty and toasty Zin, loaded with slurpable dark fruit flavors and added warmth and spice from months aging in rich oak. We can’t get enough.
Made with 90% Sangiovese, 5% Merlot and 5% Colorino, this juicy wine opens with aromas of blue flower, black-skinned berry and a whiff of tobacco. The savory palate doles out Marasca cherry, licorice and black pepper alongside velvety tannins. Enjoy over the next few years.
Pale straw with green highlights. Great nose of subtle white flowers mixed with white fruits. A lovely and intense wine with floral notes, peach and pear flavors
Wine Advocate-Toro, Spain-“The palate is light to medium-bodied (for a Toro) with some fine-grained tannins, able to stand up to powerful food and lighter ones too…It developed some fresher notes, reminiscent of orange peel and later violets…Drinkable, pleasant and very good value.”
Sun-nurtured California grapes create sweet black fruit aromas that lead to flavors of ripe black cherry, raspberry, and plum. This was a wine I wasn’t sure what I would get when you have a blend that the vineyard doesn’t readily reveal the grapes used.
A beautiful, deep, vibrant rose color. Has a surprising amount of body for a rose wine, and beautiful aromas of wild strawberry, red cherry and hints of spice. On the palate, the flavors of strawberries and young cherries come rushing in, accompanied by some spice notes and a clean, dry finish.
This Lodi California balanced Petite Sirah showed up well when presented. A lovely fruit forward taste with a balance of acidity, tannins and sweet blueberries. Light Oak taste that reminded me of the wooded areas of California. Nice flavored wine selection.
Made from a nicely balanced blend of Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc, 2017 Paperbark White Blend is pale straw with green hues in the glass, sharing aromas of citrus, lemon grass and papaya. The fruit continues to the palate, which has a refreshing lemon acidity.
Very bright with a balanced minerality on the palate, this medium-bodied white from Côtes de Gascogne, France has ripe fruity notes of grapefruit, citrus, peach, and lemon. Behind the fruit and minerality there’s a well-placed note of cilantro and a touch of golden raisin. After a year or two of aging, this wine will get […]
Strawberry on the nose, nice light purplish red color. First impressions are slightly sweet, notes of vanilla and cherry. Low acidity, very smooth mouth feel.
Yeast, lemon balm and sage notes mingle on the nose. The palate adds saltiness and ample green apple and citrus flavors. The body is slender, its slight spritz further accentuating the fruit freshness. A refreshing summer wine with real verve
This wine is frankly ripe, showing waves of plum and boysenberry compote flavors gliding through, liberally laced with sweet singed vanilla bean and warm anise notes. Very polished in feel, the toast marrying nicely with the showy fruit on the finish.”
This bold cherry filled Zinfandel was a delight and I was pretty pleased with the slightly woodsy taste and balanced tannic feel of this 2017 vintage
Verdejo produces a fresh crisp white wine with beautiful floral aromas, and notes of peach and apricot, balanced by crisp acidity
Chateau Canon La Foret is a small producer in Lussac St Emilion whom we source a range of excellent well priced Bordelais wines. This from the 2011 vintage is good value for current drinking or laying down for a few years
This unassuming Riesling offers a bounty of juicy, fruity enjoyment calibrated with hints of minerality and revitalizing freshness. Its semidry tangerine and apricot flavors are easygoing yet zesty, slicked in honey and a touch of graphite. The finish is brisk but clean
Beaujolais, France- This easy-drinking Beaujolais is made from Gamay grapes and has raspberry and plum flavors. Fresh, fruity and vibrant. Serve slightly chilled for optimal enjoyment.
Spencer Family Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc is a pale straw color with green tinges. It’s clean and floral on the nose with notes of citrus, green apple, grapefruit, and fig add an enticing complexity to this fruity and crisp white wine. Sip it with a bite of a dry cheese, like Parmesan. From San Martin California
The 2016 vintage is based on Syrah from lake county with characteristics of the Rhone valley. Blended with some Merlot and Petite Sirah. Finishing with drops of Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel lending spice and a bit of structure. pretty different blend that sounds like its all over the place.
This Cabernet Franc fills the glass with beautiful deep shades of mahogany. Hints of licorice tease on the nose as more defined notes of white pepper fade in. This wine encompasses an overall sense of natural flavor components like roasted bell pepper with mellow notes of violet and herbs, finishing with a wonderful balance of good […]