Here’s a luscious North Coast wine from one of our favorite California vintners. As one approaches the glass, fragrant aromas of deep black currant and dried cherry fruit swirl in the air. A first sip reveals flavors of dark fruits, cassis and blackberry with hints of cedar and leather. What nicer way to bring out the best in your favorite beef, lamb, game and even pork dishes?
On the palate, this lush and textured wine expresses dense dark-berry flavors, spice and espresso, with well-developed acidity and a lingering finish. A great match to red meat.
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.
The wines of South Africa’s Western Cape range from sturdy Rhone-style red wines to aromatic Sauvignon Blancs in vineyards cooled by breezes off the Atlantic. This impressive red wine is nicely rounded and distinctly aromatic showcasing scents and flavors of black currant, cassis and plum with hints of cedar, smoke and spice. It pairs nicely with grilled steaks and simply-prepared meats seasoned with a little salt and perhaps some fresh or dried herbs.
The nose entices with aromas of plum, cassis, tobacco, licorice and vanilla. Juicy black currant and blackberry flavors are backed by notes of graphite and dark chocolate.A good choice along side any grilled meat with a nice crispy char, including beef, lamb and even pork.
A fruit-forward wine with layers of generous dark berry and cherry aromas. Flavors emphasize cassis, raspberry and cherry with a hint of cedar. An easy-to-enjoy wine and example of what makes Cabernet Sauvignon so popular all around the world. This classic California Cab was one of our expert wine panel's favorites from 2011.