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.
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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 […]
The Aussies use the name “Shiraz” for their Syrah wines, and this California winery “Indian Creek does as well. in the 1980’s California vintners began experimenting with grapes from the Phone Valley in France and this grape varietal “Syrah” was among the popular
Maison Gourmand Vin Rouge is a delightful and versatile French red with soft flavors of black cherry, tart currants and white pepper, with hints of leather. This wine hails from Southwest France, the Wine Enthusiast 2017 Wine Region of the Year.
This Sangiovese-based blend offers notes of red cherry, rosemary, savory and eucalyptus.
Bright medium dusty garnet color. Bright, funky, fruity earthy toasty aromas of plums, black currants, toffee, and planked cedar with a crisp, dry full body and a warming, subtle, easy finish with firm, well-integrated tannins and moderate oak
Out of the frying pan and into the fire, this eclectic one of a kind blend of Syrah, Zinfandel and Tempranillo bursts with flavors of berries and cinnamon. Hot and complex with a soft spice finish this is Arizona in a bottle and the most age worthy wine in our portfolio.
The grapes in 2016 Haut Vignac Périgord are grown near the Dordogne River in beautiful southwest France, and produce an attractive, ruby red wine. This thoughtful, Merlot engages the drinker with fruity and pleasant aromas. This wine hails from Southwest France, the Wine Enthusiast 2017 Wine Region of the Year.
Mendoza, Argentina – A fruity wine with excellent body and strong tannins. Flavors of cherry, blackberry, boysenberry and plum intermingle with hints of ginger and pepper to create a long, full finish. Cruz Alta Grand Reserve Malbec named a top 50 Value by Wine and Spirits.
Huge and seriously silky all at once. As big as the Cabs Macario’s famous for making, with rich velvety fruit that you expect from a Tempranillo. This wine is all about balance and elegance. It’s hefty enough to stand up to flashy Napa Cabs but elegant enough to be enjoyed with casual wine drinkers.
THIS UNDERSTATED AND EASY-DRINKING RED WINE CAPTURES YOUR ATTENTION IMMEDIATELY WITH AROMAS OF SWEET RED BERRIES AND LICORICE. ON THE PALATE, GENTLE TANNINS LET THE DELICATE FRUIT FLAVORS SHINE THROUGH. 2017 JAMES & BELL ZINFANDEL IS WONDERFUL WITH FLAVORFUL MEATS, ESPECIALLY GRILLED AND BARBECUED DISHES, SO KEEP THIS WINE ON HAND FOR THE NEXT TIME […]
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
BEAUJOLAIS-VILLAGES, BEAUJOLAIS, FRANCE – THIS CRISP, FRUIT-FORWARD, JUICY WINE HAS EXPRESSIVE AROMAS AND FLAVORS OF RIPE RED BERRIES, WITH NICE WEIGHT IN THE MOUTH. PAIRING WITH GRILLED WHITE MEAT
SICILY’S PREMIER GRAPE NERO D’AVOLA IS LIKE CABERNET SAUVIGNON TO CALIFORNIA–THE TWO GO HAND IN HAND. NERO D’AVOLA’S BOLD FLAVORS CONTRAST THE NON-VINTAGE WINE’S LIGHT RED PROFILE. VILLA AMOROSO’S VIBRANT VERSION OFFERS FLAVORS OF BLACKBERRY, PLUM, SWEET SPICE, AND SMOKE, WITH A SULTRY FINISH. THIS IS A WINE FOR FOOD LOVERS, ESPECIALLY BEEF DISHES LIKE […]
This silky Argentinian red is made from handpicked grapes, grown at the foot of the Andes in San Rafael, Mendoza. 2017 Bianchi Malbec is an oak-aged wine with plum and black cherry aromatics, and a note of smoke that persists on the mouth, ending in a round and harmonious finish.
Sicily, Italy – This wine shows a very intense bouquet of fruits such as cherries, plums, and blackberry. On the palate this special blend is powerful, yet approachable, giving you a great depth and fruity flavor. Pairs well with burgers, barbecue, or pasta.
These next two wines were selected at two fine dinning restaurants (specialty restaurants) on a Royal Caribbean cruise. With Chops supplying us with a beautifully cooked and seasoned Filet mignon. I wanted a cross between a medium to heavy Cabernet and this one came through.
Made from grapes grown in South Africa’s rising Stellenbosch region, this innovative red blend combines two of the most world’s popular red grapes to create something new, and greater than the sum of its parts. 2015 Vinum Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot is a fresh red with aromas of red fruit and local South African flowers, and a […]
La Granja 360, means in Spanish “The Farm 360”. It is located in a traditional Tempranillo and Garnacha grape growing wine region in the North of Spain. Cherry red colour of red fruity aromas. Full of flavor and a velvet finish due to the 2 months of oak aging. A great match with grilled red meats, […]