The color of this wine is a vibrant deep purple/garnet. The aromas fill your senses with black raspberries, plums and floral violets. On the palate, your mouth will explode with seductive forward flavors of black cherries, plums and pepper. Light spice, cassis and toast lead to a soft lingering experience. The finish leads to a […]
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A ripe, well-balanced red like this fits the bill for any occasion – rich reds are gunning with rich, ravishing and refined flavors.
Vinification: The grapes varieties were fermented together and the pulp was left to macerate with the skins, but without the stalks, for about 20 days at a temperature of between 25 and 30 degrees. It was kept in special tanks for 12 months during which time it was decanted on three occasions to remove the […]
This deep colored wine is full of jammy aromas of blackberry and black cherry. On the palate, blackcurrant, raspberry jam, and cedar layer over a lush, full body and a slightly peppery finish. Some oak treatment was used during fermentation, and the finished wine was matured for an additional four months in a combination of […]
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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