Elegant and sophisticated wine, yet highly approachable. Brooding and expressive, with dark fruit and subtle smoke aromas, followed by sumptuous flavors of ripe strawberry, black currant and rich plum. Perfect with BBQ Salmon, roasted chicken or turkey and rich, creamy pasta dishes.
Here’s a luscious seasonal favorite featuring fragrant, fruity aromas followed by flavors of peach and ripe apricot, with hints of citrus and a refreshing sweetness leading to a bright, crisp finish. Made to sip on a sunny afternoon near the pool, or serve it as a perfect complement to a light chicken or crab salad, a hearty vegetarian pizza, fresh fruit and mild chesses, or a classic dessert like strawberry cheesecake or apple crisp.
A beautifully balanced wine with a structure that carries its jammy fruit flavors through a clean, crisp finish. Ripe, full berry aromas greet and are joined by rich flavors of plum, currant, cherry and a touch of oak and savory herb. The great acid balance delivers a wine that is delicious now and promises increasing elegance as it ages over the next 3-4 years.
Aromas of bright currant and berry are accented by a thread of black pepper. This is a rich wine with delicious flavors of juicy cherry, black currant and raspberry balanced by notes of vanilla and toasty oak for a soft, easy-drinking finish.
Think red fruit aromas, silky tannins, and smoothness. The wine is ruby red with purple hues. The fragrance is rich with black fruit, especially blackberry and plum, with hints of spice. The tannins are sweet and soft. The fresh acidity gives flavor and a long aftertaste.
The EQ stands for Equilibrium...balance - the balance of vineyards, winemaking and environment. The 2010 vintage grapes come from different biodynamic and organically-managed fields, located in Chile’s Valle de Rosario, close to Matetic’s state-of-the-art winery facilities. The wine has straw-like pale yellow color with pleasant aromas of mixed minerals, soft flowers and ripe tropical fruit that lead to correspondingly flavors on the palate. Its potent acidity achieves the perfect balance with its intense flavors.
If you love a superbly balanced Pinot Noir with a long, velvety finish, then this is the wine for you. Its goodness is born of the finest fruit from the cool coastal regions of the Central California, a growing area that hugs the Pacific Ocean, and is home to many serious and highly regarded Pinot Noir winemakers. This 2009 vintage showcases aromas of ripe berries, cherry and violet and flavors of cherry-berry, tobacco and herb.
A classic Malbec with aromas of ripe plum, violet and a hint of vanilla. It is rich and weighty on the palate yet soft and silky in texture with flavors that echo the lovely aromas.
This is a beautiful blend of three varietals. Zinfandel leads the way with aromas of jammy fruit and spice followed by rich flavors of blackberry and pepper, Merlot adds notes of plum and a hint of chocolate, and Cabernet Sauvignon adds ripe tannins for structure and a clean, dry finish. This will be a great wine to serve at your Summer BBQ's. Try it with Grilled Portabello Burgers or even smoked ribs.
This wonderful Chardonnay is a limited production wine created as a tribute to one of California's pioneering vineyard families. It has a refreshing "say no to oak" style – bright and light with citrus, apple and tropical fruit aromas and flavors. A gentle acidity adds structure while allowing the delicate fruit flavors to shine. Versatile and food-friendly, it makes a good choice with seafood, poultry, or pasta dishes with butter-based sauces.
Robust and hearty with notes of dried black cherry, blueberry, ripe plum, tobacco and exotic spice supported through a lengthy finish by fine tannins and refreshing acidity and held together by a rich thread of vanilla.
A classic example of the Alexander Valley's intense, lively style. The 2010 vintage showcases layers of currant, blackberry and lavender. The bright fruit flavors are nicely supported by a restrained oak character. The palate is rich, round and lush, with a hint of spice and vanilla. The fine-grained tannins meld into a persistent, lingering finish.
A sumptuous wine that showcases fruit aromas and flavors of blueberry, strawberry and orange peel with a hint of cinnamon and smoke. Also boasts great structure and a lively acidity for balance and longevity. This is a wine built for food from the a region renowned for both. Arte Mura hails from Barbarino Val d’Elsa, a lovely medieval village situated on top a sunny Tuscan hill overlooking the vineyards. DOCG is a designation that protects and recognizes the highest quality Italian wines and Chianti DOCG is one of only small number of DOCG in Italy.
A muscular, yet restrained Zinfandel displaying the essence of blackberry bramble and raspberry jam balanced by a thread of licorice, leather, cedar and exotic spice. This is a wine to settle down with in front of the fire on a cold winter evening.
In the heart of Portugal’s Alto Douro region sits an eighteenth-century estate, Quinta do Tedo, owned by Vincent Bouchard (the noted French winemaker) and wife, Kay, makers of exquisite table wines. This luscious blend is deep ruby in color with purple highlights and flavors of black fruit and orange peel, good minerality, and hints of vanilla and toasted wood. It’s full bodied, with mature tannins and well-balanced acidity, leading a long, savory finish.