River's End offers rich blackberry and cherry aromas with ripe fruit flavors complemented by hints of spice and vanilla from integrated oak. A Merlot that's a perfect choice for grilled portabello mushrooms, grilled chicken or ribs and a nice partner for tomato based pasta dishes. You'll want to stock up on this one!
Maule Valley in Central Chile possesses some of the country’s oldest vineyards. So it is safe to say that this region in ingrained with winemaking traditional and experience with red wines being held in the highest regard. Currently undergoing a winemaking renaissance, we are seeing wines of increasing quality and that are stylistically innovative. Qapay Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon is a wine with concentrated dark berry flavors with an herbaceous vibe. If you haven’t explored much with the regions of Chile and are looking for a exciting new wine to try, you should start here with this Reserve level Cabernet from Qapay.
There are several components that make a wine successful. Kepe is one of those rare wines that truly has it all. The first is a cutting edge packaging that is truly extraordinary and immediately grabs you. However, there is so much more to wine that a great label. Thankfully, Kepe fully delivers on the promise of the label. Starting with the results of a search for amazing fruit, Kepe was involved with the process every step of the way. This Tempranillo is full of ripe fruit right from the outset. Raspberry, strawberry, plum and black currant notes can all be found, even on the nose. These flavors continue through the palate to the finish. This wine aims to be something that can be opened every day and pair with our favorite every day foods like pizza, pasta and grilled meats. Of course, the last thing that can make a wine successful? Value, which Kepe delivers in spades.
Check out a wine with big, ripe blackberry aromas joined by concentrated flavors of plum, currant, and berry with just a hint of toasty oak. This wine features all the signatures of a stylish Cabernet Sauvignon. Gentle tannins carry fruit flavors through to a clean, crisp finish.
Inspired by a memorable vacation along the wine roads in France with guide Peter Bellchambers, celebrated landscape architect, artist and bon vivant, a top California winemaker created this rich and jammy red wine. Petite Sirah is known for ripe fruit wines with flavors of dense plum, blackberry, with spicy notes and a full tannin structure. Bellchambers is no exception and this wine adds to the standard of the beloved Petite Sirah with added notes of coffee and white pepper, making this wine an perfect accompaniment to the grilling and barbecue enthusiast in us all.
Picked from a single estate vineyard in the heart of Chile’s winemaking countryside, Big Cirrus has produced a beautiful wine to represent all of Chile’s winemaking progress over the last decade. Every year, vintages get more and more impressive, and this 2013 vintage of Cabernet Carmènére blend is no exception. Charming aromas of ripe raspberries and currants are representative of its ruby red hues in the glass. Further enjoyment reveals small amounts of herbs and subtle spices like white pepper and a thin layer of vanilla. Pleasing and highly enjoyable, this is an exciting new addition to our library of incredible Chilean wines.
Brace yourself for a harmonious and balanced wine with velvety tannins and ripe black fruit flavors of blackberry and cassi. Licorice and cedar add complexity to a smooth finish producing a drink that's a perfect match for meat and mushrooms.
Chile’s Central Valley (Valle Central in Spanish) is the hot bed of the country’s burgeoning wine industry. The Kiyapura Cabernet is composed of grapes from two of the region’s vineyards. One is right near the gorgeous Maipo River and the other is in the cooler Maule region. The combination of the two vineyards results in a stunningly balanced wine. A bright ruby red, this wine has charming aromas of ripe red fruit and spices like black pepper with maybe even a hint of vanilla. Full-bodied with elegant tannins, there is no mistaking that this is a juicy red. Chocolate and red berries define the palate with a subtle of coffee in the finish. Brilliant.
Chateau Beau-Puits is a 35 acre property located in the Entre-Deux-Mers region of France and is home to the Tarride Family, the winemaking team behind this traditional Bordeaux wine. The 35 year old vines located on the property of this Château produce a red wine with a velvety easy-to-drink quality that is perfect for wine lovers who covet wines from this region. A traditional Bordeaux Blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, Château Beau-Puits flaunts full fruit aromas with flavors of ripe cherries, fresh herbs, and hints of fresh mint accompanied by round tannins. The Tarride family is one a permanent quest for quality and value which shows whole-heartedly in this 2013 vintage.
Carménère is the predominant grape of Chile. It flourishes widely in the many micro climates with in this narrow country. Hot days in the valley and cool nights puled in from the pacific ocean ensure these grapes ripen steady to ensure balanced flavors. Yapa Carménère displays a violet red color and the aromas of fresh red fruit—raspberries and cherries—along with notes of herbs and toasted coffee beans. The aromas follow through on the palate with red fruits, spices and bittersweet chocolate. So no matter which side of the country you live, whether it be coastal or inland, you can find joy in this fun and flexible wine from Chile. Serve this wine with a zesty pork dish, or a hearty tomato seafood stew.
The Porta Da Ravessa Tinto (red) is a blend of Trincadeira, Aragones, Alicante-Bouschet, and Casteleo that delivers an earthy, spicy, and rich yet well-rounded wine with a velvety texture. Trincadeira, also called Tinta Amarela, provides deep color, dark berry flavors, and firm tannins. Aragones, which most know well as Tempranillo, enhances the berry/cherry flavors and the soft texture. Castelao, known by some as Periquita, brings a youthful fresh fruitiness. And Alicante-Bouschet offers its trademark deep purple color and some additional softness. Perfect with braised lamb (or goat) shanks, or broiled garlic steak.
Colchagua Valley, Chile is home to many amazing wineries producing gorgeous Cabernet Sauvignon, just like Cachil. This reserve offering from one of the premier Cabernet Sauvignon producing regions of Valle Central boasts beautiful flavors from this stunning vintage. Currants, Raspberry, and cassis take lead followed by hints of cocoa. Enjoyably lighter in body than most cabs from this region, it has a medium body and a smooth silky finish. Chile is known for being innovative with wine over the last decade and this is a great example of why wines in from this region are a perfect fit for most occasions. It’s no wonder why Colchagua Valley was named Wine Region of the Year in 2005 by Wine Enthusiast Magazine.
A claret style Zinfandel with full, jammy flavors of blackberry, raspberry, black cherry and wild berry flavors with a hint of black pepper and anise. A nice touch of acidity makes a clean, food friendly finish. Our expert wine panel enjoyed it from appetizers through to dessert and wished they had more.
Zinfandel is one of those grapes that people just fall in love with. This grape, whose origins are still unknown with certainty, thrives in small pockets in California. This thick skinned dark berry grape constructs wines that have a luscious mouthfeel, berry jam flavors, and silky vanilla overlays. Backhouse comes from the winemakers who started out with a small vineyard in Sonoma Valley over 20 years and to this day, they are staying true to producing wines of boutique quality for a great value. Backhouse Zinfandel gives you rich dark fruit flavors, hints of allspice, thin layers of vanilla nestled in silky smooth finish. A perfect wine for this upcoming barbecue season.
Portuguese have been making wine for over a thousand years. Mostly known for their export of Port wines, Portuguese vintners are in movement to be known for something else as well. Every year, we see these blends become more popular and they are an excellent wine for the value. Usually a blend of two to three grapes, they produce wines that are ripe, juicy, easy to drink and enjoyable in about any setting. Longitude is a blend that is no exception. Longitude has flavors of plums, strawberries, with a easy going finish and very smooth tannins. This is a wine we love to have sitting around that can be enjoyed in any occasion.